Just An Hour – A Compact Concert

Just An Hour – A Compact Concert

Concert Date: Sunday, 17th November 2019 I have never thought that a concert commencing at 7.30pm is the ideal time to start listening to a concert, see a show, go to the ballet, or whatever – do you eat beforehand, probably in a rush, or after the event and...
Entente Cordiale!

Entente Cordiale!

Concert Date: Tuesday, 12th November 2019 The advanced publicity promised a large scale opening to the new season but, unfortunately, Elgar’s The Apostles has been postponed. However, the somewhat lighter weight mix of English and French music, including a stunning...
Judas Maccabaeus

Judas Maccabaeus

Those who attended Bury Choral Society’s performance of Handel’s rarely sung oratorio Judas Maccabaeus at All Saints Church, Stand, enjoyed a real treat. The choir of about sixty (a few more tenors would be helpful), with good diction, and most attentive to the...
Of Kings & Queens

Of Kings & Queens

Performed: 16th March 2019 Following the 20th Century English music of Bury Choral Society’s concert commemorating the ending of the First World War and the joyful bagatelle of the Christmas Festivities, the choir demonstrated their versatility with a concert of...
Christmas Festivities 2018

Christmas Festivities 2018

Amidst all the tawdry tat which bedevils so much of the Christmas season there are one or two gems to be found.  One such was at Bury’s United Reformed Church, where the Bury Choral Society gave their Christmas concert.  And what a gem it was! There were too many to...
The Great War: Armistice

The Great War: Armistice

For their first concert of the season at Bury Parish Church, Bury Choral Society chose to mark the centenary of the signing of the armistice of the Great War with a very carefully and appropriately assembled programme. Music was interspersed with poetry, narrative and...
Next Event: Glorious Rhythm - Our concert scheduled for 16th May is CANCELLED