Dates for your Diary 2019

We plan to perform the following public concerts in 2019.  We hope to see you at one or more of them.

Saturday, 6th April –   Concert with Radcliffe-on-Trent Male Voice Choir, with guest performance from Erin Hughes

This concert is part of a short tour by the Choir.  Formed in 1983 it has sung over 500 Concerts and raised over £400,000 for charity, performing in varied locations including Westminster Hall, The Albert Hall, The Cutty Sark in Greenwich, Belvoir Castle, village halls,  20 different cathedrals and churches.  Internationally, the choir has also performed in Belgium, Germany, Italy, France and Wales. Impressive!

Once again, we are delighted to be joined by Erin Hughes. Since leaving Cirencester, the Siddington-born soprano has been touring the world as a professional opera singer and singing in locations as diverse as Mexico City and Bologna in Italy.

The concert takes place at Cirencester Baptist Church at 7:30 pm on Saturday 6th April. We will be raising funds for Hope for Tomorrow – a Tetbury-based charity which brings cancer care closer to patients’ homes via Mobile Cancer Care Units (MCCUs).

 

Saturday, 27th April – Joint Concert with Churchdown Male Voice Choir.

We have been invited to perform with our neighbouring choir, Churchdown MVC, who have recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary. Over the years, the choir has shared the stage with many great singers and performers.  We are told that concert guests have included; Sir Tom Jones, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Cliff Richard, Dennis O’Neill, Max Boyce, Elaine Paige, Michael Dennison, and Honor Blackman.

The concert will be held in St, Andrew’s Church, Churchdown, Gloucester on Saturday 27th April at 7:30 pm.  Proceeds will go to Guide Dogs for the Blind.

 

Saturday, 1st June – Concert with Sandneskameratene from Norway, with guest singer Alice Nelson

The “Sand Mates” were formed in 1915 and have built a considerable musical reputation in their home country, Norway. Their previous tours have encompassed Ireland, Prague, Riga (Lithuania), Gdansk (Poland) and Liverpool.

Local mezzo soprano Alice Nelson, who has mad multiple concert platform appearances throughout the UK, will be joining us for the concert.

We will be performing in Cirencester Parish Church at 7.30 pm.

 

Saturday 21st September – Our Own 10th Anniversary Concert

We will be hosting a celebratory musical evening in the Parish Church, Cirencester, to mark our 10th Anniversary. Further details to be announced, but keep the date in your diary!

 

Friday 13th December  – Cirencester Band’s Christmas Cracker Concert

The Band established itself as part of Cirencester’s musical heritage in 1919. For the past 18 years it has brought together local music talent to entertain and raise funds for local charities. This year, we are proud to have been invited to join in the proceedings.

Come along to hear us at 7.30 pm in Cirencester Parish Church.