Press Release

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New York, N.Y.
December 14, 2015

Weymouth Choral Society receives special invitation

Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced that director Helen Brind and the Weymouth Choral Society have been invited to participate in a performance of Howard Goodall’s Eternal Light; A Requiem on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City. This performance will take place in Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium on Sunday, November 20, 2016 under the baton of Dr Jonathan Griffith. These outstanding musicians will join with other choristers to form the Distinguished Concerts Singers International, a choir of distinction. Howard Goodall will be present as composer-in-residence. DCINY’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Dr. Jonathan Griffith will lead the performance and will serve as the clinician for the residency.

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Tickets

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Tickets are £10.00 (free to under 16s)  available from:  Harmony Music, Dorchester, Weymouth Pavilion, Phone 07712 135150, from members, via the website weymouthchoralsociety.org.uk or at the door.

 

 

Our last concert

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Weymouth Choral Society Vivaldi Gloria Concert

Every generation contributed to a quite outstanding concert by the Weymouth Choral Society at St John’s Church, Weymouth on Saturday (29th Oct), with a truly impressive range of young musicians in support.

The concert programme embraced Baroque, contemporary choral and instrumental works. It was skilfully designed by musical director Helen Brind to showcase both her fine choir and choristers and soloists from the Dorchester Area Schools Partnership, superbly supported by the Aliquando String Ensemble, which shone throughout.

Upcoming Concerts

From 17 November to 21 November some of our members will be in New York, culminating in a performance of the American Premiere of Howard Goodall's Eternal Light: A Requiem.

Our Christmas Concert will take place on Saturday 17 December 7.30pm at St John's Church, Weymouth. This year's concert will be a joint one with Dorset Sinfonia, following our successful collaboration with them last year, with a festive programme for all the family.

On Saturday 25 February 2017 7.00pm at Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth Choral Society will be among guests performing at a gala concert in aid of a local charity.

On Saturday 8th April 2017 7.30 pm we shall be performing in a joint concert with the Quangle Wangle Choir at All Saints' School, Wyke Regis.

On Saturday 3 June 2017 7.30pm - Weymouth Choral Society and Barclays House Choir will be performing "Elijah" at Wimborne Minster on , featuring Jonathan Prentice as Elijah.