On Wednesday 11 December 2013 Exeter Choral Society will be performing at St James' Church, Mount Pleasant, Exeter. We look forward to welcoming our audience, in this our 70th anniversary year, the choir having been founded in 1943 as the Whipton Choral Society.
The program includes J S Bach's Cantata 140 "Sleepers Wake", F Schubert's Mass in G, and Christmas Carols by John Rutter.
The Exeter Singers, conducted by Tony Yates and with Matthew Wright on the piano will give a concert of varied choral music to suit all tastes, from Monteverdi to Jerome Kern.
The musical items will be interspersed with poetry readings.
Tickets cost £5 on the door.
The proceeds will go to FORCE.
Will Todd - Mass in Blue, Britten - Te Deum in C, Elgar - Songs
The Exeter Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Andrew Millington will perform three works in their November concert. The first is a modern piece, Will Todd's Mass in Blue, accompanied by a jazz ensemble, with the composer Will Todd at the piano. The other, more traditional works will be Benjamin Britten's Te Deum in C and Edward Elgar's Songs from the Bavarian Highlands. The soprano will be Bethany Halliday. The tickets are £12 unreserved.
Thursday 23 May 2013 at 7.30pm
Vivaldi – Gloria
Pergolesi – Magnificat
Handel – Chandos Anthem No. 9 : O praise the Lord
Exeter Philharmonic Choir celebrates the beginning of summer with a programme of thrilling pieces in the wonderful acoustics of The Mint Methodist Church under the baton of their director, Andrew Millington.
The programme includes the much-loved Gloria by Vivaldi, Handel's Chandos Athem with its echoes of the famous Zadok The Priest and the less familiar setting of the Magnificat by Pergolesi.