Previous Concerts and Performances

2019

October 12 2019 Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir, Bath Male Choir and Castle School Lads Choir sang at Castle School, Thornbury, 7.30pm

November 9 2019 Portishead Prom at Gordano School.

Featuring Verity Huntley (soprano), Westbury Park Orchestra and North Somerset Good Afternoon Choir 7.30pm

Clevedon Adult Studies Association (CASA)
An introduction to Jazz course

A six week exploration of some of the best jazz albums ever written, with an introduction to each style delivered with Ben’s trademark fun and passion.

November 14 2019

Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir in Concert at Concorde
1.30pm-2.30pm, free concert in aid of Concorde restoration fund

November 23 2019

Dvorak New World Symphony with Nailsea Concert Orchestra.

Programme also includes Bach Oboe Concerto in F, soloist Mircea Mutulescutyporama.png

December 1 2019

The Larks in Concert

A free concert in aid of Mencap, held in Chepstow (venue TBC) 2-4pm.

December 5 2019

Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir at the Gables Hotel
A return visit to the wonderful Gables Hotel to sing Christmas Carols with tea and cake.

Southmead Hospital Staff Choir performance

An evening of Christmas carols and songs for the Festive Season, as part of the Southmead Buskathon. Venue: Southmead Hospital Brunel Building, 7pm-8pm.

December 7 2019 (Ben’s birthday!)

Carols under Concorde

A return to Aerospace Bristol with all six of Ben’s choirs to sing Christmas Carols to the last Concorde to fly – and lots of museum visitors as well!

September 20-22 2019 Good Afternoon Choir Cornwall Tour singing in Truro Cathedral and more.

 

September 15 2019 Faure Requiem at Wycliffe College, Gloucestershire. Come and Sing Day from 11am-5pm.

July 13 2019 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue with Nailsea Concert Orchestra and Ana England, piano.  Nailsea Methodist Church, Silver Street, Nailsea 7.30pm

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Westbury Park Orchestra with Bristol Good Afternoon Choir (WPO)

FREE CONCERT at St Monica’s Care Home, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym Bristol, BS9 3UN

7.30pm, Saturday July 6, St Monica’s Great Hall.  FREE CONCERT with retiring collection in aid of Preludes Music Charity and the West of England MS Centre.

Music to include Handel’s Fireworks Music, Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March 1, Beethoven Egmont Overture, plus works for choir and orchestra.

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Clevedon Adult Studies Association (CASA)

Film Composers course – Fridays 2pm from Jan 11 – Feb 15.

A six week exploration of some of the best film music and composers in the world of movies delivered in the wonderful surroundings of the Friends Meeting House in Clevedon. This course is underway.

March 30 2019 Nailsea Concert Orchestra Copland Appalachian Spring, Debussy

April 3-6 2019 Princess Ida with Bristol Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society

Tickets available here: http://redgravetheatre.savoysystems.co.uk/RedgraveTheatre.dll/TSelectItems.waSelectItemsPrompt.TcsWebMenuItem_2496.TcsWebTab_2497.TcsProgramme_769275.

Redgrave Theatre, Clifton

April 3-6 2019 CASA : The Music of the Early Romantics – Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Liszt.

Wednesdays 10am from May 1 – Jun 5

Discussing the music of the great composers of the romantic age – from 1800-1860.

For more information, and to book a place on the course visit the CASA website:

http://casaclevedon.org.uk/

May 20 2018 Falmouth Methodist Church, 7.30pm

June 2 2018 Bath Forum Concert with Good Afternoon Choirs, Bath Male Voice and more. Bath Forum, Bath. 7.30pm start.

June 18 2018. Bristol Good Afternoon Choir performing at Southmead Hospital, Brunel Building 2.00-2.45pm

June 21 2018. Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir performing at Southmead Hospital, Brunel Building 2.00-2.45pm

June 26 2018. Bristol Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society. Free concert – selections from G&S. Southmead Hospital Brunel building 7.30pm

July 14 2018. Nailsea Concert Orchestra, 7.30pm, FILM NIGHT St Francis Catholic Church, Nailsea

Music to include themes from Superman, Star Wars, Star Trek, Psycho, Vertigo, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator and more!

October 10-13th 2018. OPERA – A Foreign Field by Eric Wetherell, Redgrave Theatre, Clifton 7.30pm nightly.

Clevedon Adult Studies Association course (SOLD OUT)

MASTERS OF THE CLASSICAL course – Fridays 2pm from Nov 9 – Dec 14.

A six week exploration of some of the best classical works and composers in the canon delivered in the wonderful surroundings of the Friends Meeting House in Clevedon.

November 24th 2018. Nailsea Concert Orchestra, 7.30pm

Concert to include Elgar Enigma Variations, Beethoven Egmont Overture, St Francis Catholic Church, Nailsea

December 6th 2018, The Gables Hotel, Failand,

Christmas Carols with the Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir, 3.45pm-4.45pm

December 15th 2018 Come and Sing Christmas.

Experience singing beautiful Christmas music in the amazing acoustic of St James Priory, the oldest building in Bristol. Tickets £15. Email music@benengland.com for more information.

December 15th – 7.30pm

Westbury Park Orchestra Christmas Concert

Westbury Methodist church, Bristol. FREE ENTRY – retiring collection.