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Patrons: Dame Emma Kirkby and Sir David Willcocks

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Sunday 15 February 2015, 3pm

King’s College Chapel, Taunton



Click to read more about this concertGerman Choral Classics


Choral and organ favourites by:


Bach, Brahms, Bruckner, Handel, Haydn, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Reubke, Rheinberger, Schubert, Schütz & Wagner




Somerset Chamber Choir

Richard Pearce organ

Graham Caldbeck  conductor






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Saturday 25 July 2015, 7pm

Wells Cathedral

In Paradisum
Musique de supplication, de commemoration et célébration



Fauré Requiem

David Briggs Messe pour Notre-Dame

Eric Whitacre Sainte-Chapelle


Dupré Organ pieces

Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine

Poulenc Litanies à la vierge noire

Messiaen O sacrum convivium

JS Bach Sarabande & Gigue BWV 1004

David Bednall Shall I compare thee to a summer's day

(a commission in celebration of the life of
Rosemary Semple


Somerset Chamber Choir

Southern Sinfonia

Alexander Hohenthal violin

Richard Pearce organ

Graham Caldbeck conductor


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A wonderful evening of exemplary music - practically the perfect concertSOMERSET COUNTY GAZETTE

Past concerts & reviews


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Wells Cathedral, 26 July. The Dream of Gerontius

30th anniversary concert (with Berliner Kantorei)

King’s College, Taunton, 5 January

‘Light out of darkness’ >>



Berlin, 1 & 2 November. Haydn The Creation

Wells Cathedral, 27 July. ‘Last Words’

Mozart Requiem, James MacMillan Seven Last Words

King’s College, Taunton, 17 February

‘Great Britain - Great Britten!’ >>



Wells Cathedral, 22 September

High Sheriff’s concert with Lesley Garrett >>

Wells Cathedral, 28 July. Mozart Mass in C minor

Mozart Mass in C minor, CPE & JS Bach >>

King’s College, Taunton, 19 February

‘Out of the East’ - Russian and Baltic composers >>



Wells Cathedral, 30 July. Bach Mass in B minor

Bach Mass in B minor with Emma Kirkby >>

King’s, Taunton, 20 Feb. ‘La musique sacrée’

Duruflé Requiem, Langlais, Poulenc, Messiaen >>



Wells Cathedral, 31 July. ‘Dreamers of dreams’  

Elgar The Music Makers, RWV, Parry et al >>

King’s College, Taunton, 14 February

Carmina Burana & Jonathan Dove >>



Wells Cathedral, 25 July. ‘Brilliant Baroque!’
25th anniversary concert with Emma Kirkby

Handel Dixit Dominus, Vivaldi, Charpentier >>

King’s College, Taunton, 15 February

‘This Amazing Day’ - Whitacre & Lauridsen et al >>



Wells Cathedral, 2 August. Songs of War & Peace

Poulenc Gloria, RVW Dona nobis pacem & Kodaly >>

King’s College, Taunton, 6 January
Far Beyond the Stars - great British choral music >>



All Saints’ Church, Weston-super-Mare, 30 Sep

Celestial Sounds - beautiful choral classics >>

Wells Cathedral, 28 July. ‘Glorious Baroque’

Handel Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, Bach, Lalande >>

King’s College Taunton, 25 February

Fauré Requiem, Franck, Charpentier etc >>



All Saints’ Church, Martock, 1 October

Great choruses from favourite oratorios >>

Colston Hall, Bristol, 23 September with Somerset County Youth Choir Ronald Corp: The waters of time >>

Wells Cathedral, 29 July

Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, MacMillan, Pärt >>

King’s College, Taunton, 8 Jan. ‘Something old, something new’ Monteverdi, Tavener, Gabrieli etc  >>



St Michael's Church, Galmington, 1 October

The flowering of genius >>

Wells Cathedral, 30 July

Duruflé Requiem, Haydn Theresa Mass >>

King’s College, Taunton, 7 April

Heavenly Harmony >>



Wells Cathedral, 31 July. 20th anniversary

Purcell, Handel, MacMillan with Emma Kirkby >>

King’s College, Taunton, 4 Jan. Eternity’s sunrise

C20th century English & American masterpieces >>



Wells Cathedral, 2 August

Rachmaninov Vespers & John Tavener >>



King’s College, Taunton, 29 Dec. ‘All this time’

Walton Centenary: Walton, Britten Ceremony of carols >>

Wells Cathedral, 3 August

Beethoven Mass in C, Mozart & Stravinsky >>

King’s College, Taunton, 14 April

Vivaldi, Bach & Handel >>



Maidenbeech School, Crewkerne, 18 November.
‘Ready, Steady, Sing!’ Workshop for schools >>

Wells Cathedral, 4 August

Monteverdi Vespers >>



King’s College, Taunton, 30 December

Miracles & Mysteries >>

Tour - Plymouth & Truro, 8 & 9 August

Psalms, Songs & Saxes >>

Wells Cathedral, 5 August

Bach Magnificat, Handel & Vivaldi >>

King’s College, Taunton, 14 April

Psalms, Songs & Saxes >>


- 1999


Archive listing dates, venues and
all works performed 1984-1999 >>