Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle, Saturday 6 May 2017

Saturday 6 May 2017

  • 7:00pm
  • Cirencester Parish Church
  • Alwyn Mellor – soprano
    Catherine Carby – mezzo-soprano
    John Pierce – tenor
    Timothy Dickinson – bass
  • Jonathan Hope – piano
    Derek Harris – piano
    James Anderson-Besant – harmonium
  • Gloucester Choral Society
    Adrian Partington – conductor

Tickets: £18, £15

To book, click the button below or call the Three Choirs box office on:
01452 768928 (lines are open from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday).

Book Your Tickets

Good God – behold completed this poor little Mass.

These were Rossini’s words on finishing this composition from a set of works he called his “Péchés de vieillesse”, Sins of old age.

For our final concert this season, we break with tradition and perform in the beautiful surroundings of Cirencester Parish Church and present Rossini’s little masterpiece, Petite Messe Solennelle and we are proud to play our part in the Abbey 900 Cirencester festival to mark the 900th anniversary of the founding of the abbey.

Abbey 900 Cirencester festival logo

Alwyn Mellor, soprano

Alwyn Mellor

Catherine Carby, mezzo-soprano

Catherine Carby

Timothy Dickinson

Timothy Dickinson

Recent News

  • Missa Solemnis – a triumph!
    20th November 2016
    Gloucester Choral Society gave a thrilling and triumphant performance of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis...
  • Missa Solemnis change of soloist
    17th November 2016
    Unfortunately, Jonathan Best who was scheduled to sing bass at our performance of Missa...
  • What a week for GCS!
    3rd August 2016
    It’s been an incredible week for Gloucester Choral Society, one which has seen...

Latest Tweets

  • Thanks for the follow back and for your fantastic performance at the Rachmaninov on Saturday. Truly brilliant!!,
  • we certainly do, along with a talented organ scholar,
  • So yesterday was our first rehearsal of Rossini's "Petite" Messe Sollenelle. What a lovely, fun piece of music. Vraiment jolie ! ,

Newsletter Signup

Keep up to date with the latest from GCS in con Spirito, our newsletter. We won't share your details with anyone and you can unsubscribe at any time.