A Miscellany of Musical Memories: Purbeck Arts Choir Concert
(at St Mary’s Church)
NOVEMBER 2024

🗓️ Saturday 30th November 2024

This year’s Purbeck Arts Choir’s autumn concert showcases a packed programme of songs from a range of composers, including Fauré, Bach, Vaughan Williams and the choir’s musical director David Fawcett.

It will be David’s final concert with the choir, before John Watkins takes over the post in January.

The choir will be joined once again by the Junior Choir, who’ll be performing some pieces together with the main choir, and some on their own.

  • Start time: 6.30pm (will be confirmed nearer the time)
  • Tickets: TBA

Programme

First Half

  • Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
  • Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
  • Rosa Mystica (Fawcett)
  • Five mystical songs (Vaughan Williams)

Second Half

  • Ecce sacerdos magnus and Tota pulchra es (Bruckner)
  • O hearken Thou (Elgar)
  • Blessed City, Heavenly Salem (Bairstow)
  • Sure on This Shining Night (Barber)
  • Serenade to Music (Vaughan Williams)

Join the choir

Purbeck Arts Choir is a mixed SATB choir of more than 50 singers who meet regularly to rehearse for two main performances each year.

The choir is always open to new members, with no audition necessary and two free sessions before you sign up.

  • Rehearsals: Thursdays 7pm – 8.30pm during term time at St Mary’s School
  • Cost: £100 for both autumn & spring terms, or £60 for one term, or to pay in two instalments

Find out more about PAC and how you can get involved via their website: https://www.purbeckartschoir.org.uk/index.html