OUR PATRON ANDREW SHORE IN CONCERT 23rd OCTOBER 2020

There are still some signs of life in this dreadful musical lockdown. Click on the picture below to hear the entertaining recital our Patron Andrew Shore gave at Bristol University this week. In normal times this performance would have been followed by a Masterclass for the students at the University’s Music Department. This year Andrew …

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CAROL RECORDING UPDATE – VIDEO AND AUDIO TRIAL!

THE PLAN Our musical director Michael Cayton is planning a virtual Christmas Concert with all members of the choir singing carols (in harmony). Following on from the success of the first trial sing of the first verse of ‘Once in Royal David’s City‘ we are moving on to do a trial recording of ‘Hark the …

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Our latest Corona Chronicle (Number 7), is now available (28th September 2020)

Our Corona Chronicles are temporarily replacing our weekly Newsletters. They can be viewed from the links below or viewed from our Newsletter page HERE Corona Chronicle Issue 7 Above is the link to issue 7 of Corona Chronicle. Little did I think when I first floated the idea of compiling some sort of news sheet/magazine …

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The Next WPS Virtual Rehearsal, 2nd November 2020.

Details and joining instructions for the first Zoom rehearsal were e-mailed out to all members on Friday 4th September. Note that the link for joining the first rehearsal can now be used for all subsequent Zoom rehearsals. A video of each rehearsal will be available for time-limited viewing. Because of copyright restrictions each rehearsal video …

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THE NEW SEASON BECKONS – ALL MEMBERS PLEASE READ THIS! (22nd August 2020)

Messages about the coming 2020-2021 season from our Chairman (David Pollak), Musical Director (Michael Cayton) and Treasurer (Paul Buckley) CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE For those of you who were unable or unwilling (only joking!) to read my recent message posted to our website, I’ve repeated the same message with a couple of important additions, written in italics …

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The Programme That Never Was (25th April 2020)

Since we should have been performing Messiah to a full house at the Colosseum today, we thought you would like to see the Programme.Sadly, much of the content is now no longer appropriate including the Future Concerts page, advertisements for other events and our lovely supporters in the hospitality trade. We know that Zincos, the …

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Milly Forest our Haydn Creation Soprano Soloist – “Great Story!!”

Milly Forrest is the young soprano who made such a good impression recentlyas one of our soloists in The Creation. She is currently completing herstudies at the Royal College of Music and is an emerging new talent opera world. Milly has a delightful back-story which you can read here: Click here for Milly’s story Listen …

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