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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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Elgar’s Kingdom Come!

Our Sing Saturday on 25th January 2014 attracted 100 singers who had a fabulous time singing Edward Elgar’s extraordinary and emotional work The Kingdom. Singers came from all over England and found Adrian Partington in sparkling form as he both guided us through the work but also gave

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Carols for All – local charity wins!

At the annual Boxing Day Carols for All concert, GCS sang to a packed cathedral as the last step in our carol-singing efforts for 2013. We sang in the Regent Arcade, Cheltenham, Gloucester Quays, Gloucester Royal Hospital and St. James’s Place Wealth Management head office in Cirencester.

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Messiah is a Resounding Success!

Thrilling Messiah last night. Adrian Partington engineered an exciting and precise performance from the choir and soloists, so ably and sympathetically supported by The Corelli Orchestra. Audience reaction was hugely appreciative of a wonderful concert.

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World Première for GCS

On 16th November 2013, GCS will perform Britten’s stunning War Requiem but this will be preceded by the first performance anywhere in the world of a piece for boys’ choir by the noted German composer, Torsten Rasch. The short work is entitled Here Dead We Lie and

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