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Beethoven - Mass in C
Mendelssohn - Lauda Sion
Saturday 16th March 2019
Cirencester Parish Church
Wishing all our supporters, concertgoers and members a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.
What people say.....
A review of the Dvorák Requiem November 2018:
Yesterday evening I had one of the most thrilling and uplifting musical experiences that I can remember, hearing the Stroud Choral Society perform Dvorak's Requiem in the beautiful setting of Tewkesbury Abbey......The sheer quality of the performance of this seldom heard masterpiece was outstanding by any standard, and from start to finish I found the music utterly compelling and absorbing. It really deserves to be performed more often.
Sincere and heartfelt thanks to Stroud Choral Society, the inspirational Huw Williams, the four wonderful soloists and the superb musicians of The Bristol Ensemble for a truly magnificent and memorable concert !
"Really good value for a fantastic programme and lovely performance"
"What a wonderful choir! from the moment the music starts you are swept up in the magic of the sound.
(Taken from audience surveys June 2017)
Very enjoyable. Very uplifting, so necessary in this troubled world.."
( Taken from audience survey Tewkesbury Abbey November 2017)
"An excellent concert, fine singing from the choir. A superb Evangelist, beautifully supported by the continuo group"
" the whole performance was wonderful"
"I enjoyed every minute."
( Taken from an audience survey Cirencester Church March 2018
Stroud Choral Society
Stroud Choral Society was founded in 1834 and therefore is one of the oldest choral societies in Britain. However, we are always moving with the times and in recent years have formed a childrens choir - The Minpins - and a youth choir. Both groups sing with us occasionally and also have their own concert programme.
Typically we perform four major concerts throughout the year, singing in venues such as Bath Abbey and Tewkesbury Abbey.
Our repertoire in recent years has included Belshazzar's Feast by William Walton, The German Requiem by Brahms, The Chichester Psalms by Leonard Berstein and Rutter's Requiem.
Want to know more or possibly sing with us? Please visit the Contact Details page.
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The Next Generation
The Minpins ( our children's choir) and youth choir( SCYC) are performing with us in our upcoming Chrismas concert. However, they are also performing a few times in the festive season at other concerts:
Sunday 2nd December - Cirencester Baptist Church 5pm
(supporting the Phoenix Recorder Orchestra)
Sunday 9th December - Nailsworth Primary School 4pm.
(as part of their annual Christmas Tea Concert - Youth Choir only)
Friday 14th December - Westonbirt Enchanted Christmas 5.15-6pm and 6.30-7.15pm
If you would like to know more and especially if you want to join, look for them on Facebook or contact them on the following email@example.com