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Magnificent Berlioz

Gloucester Choral Society (with our friends from Bristol Choral and others) has now presented two magnificent performances of La Grande Messe des Morts by Hector Berlioz. The picture shows Adrian Partington shaking hands with Esa-Pekka Salonen at the end of a triumphant concert in the Royal Festival […]

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Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, beckons

Listen to some of us talking about the concert at RFH with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

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“Unmissable London event”

We’re getting excited as our new season begins in earnest when we start rehearsals on 1st September. Time to brush up on the Berlioz Grande Messe des morts in readiness for our concert with the Philharmonia Orchestra under Esa-Pekka Salonen (no less) on 25th September in the […]

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Special Guests on 3rd May

We are delighted that the Innsworth Military Wives’ Choir will perform at our final concert for this season on Saturday 3rd May. It’s a poignant reminder that whilst we look back to the start of The Great War in 1914 and send our thanks to all who […]

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Reports from the Front

2nd Lieutenant HS Hellawell of the 6th Manchesters fought at Gallipoli, he writes in his diary… ‘On Friday, I was sent on board this boat which is a prize German cargo boat of about 4 or 5,000 tons, built and fitted up on the Tyne, only about […]

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    20th November 2016
    Gloucester Choral Society gave a thrilling and triumphant performance of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis...
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    17th November 2016
    Unfortunately, Jonathan Best who was scheduled to sing bass at our performance of Missa...
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