Purbeck Arts Choir Presents: Women of Note NOVEMBER 2023

🗓️ Saturday 25th November 2023

Celebrating 200 years of female composers, Purbeck Arts Choir is bringing a specially-curated concert to St Mary’s Church this November.

The choir will be accompanied by mezzo-soprano singer Grace Lovelass and together they will perform a range of music by classical ‘women of note’ including Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, Cecilia McDowall and many more.

Grace will also sing some solo pieces, including:

  • Souvenir – Augusta Holmès
  • Love, O Thou Shaft of Gold from The Wreckers – Ethel Smyth
  • Heart of Stone from Six The Musical – Lucy Moss
  • A Grateful Heart – Mary Plumstead
  • Sacred Fire, written for the King’s coronation – Sarah Class

Concert start time – 6.30pm


  • Adult advance – £10
  • Adult on the door – £12
  • Child/Student – Free

Advance tickets can be purchased from Corbens Estate Agents or by calling 01929 481419.

About the choir

Purbeck Arts Choir is a mixed SATB choir of some 60 singers who meet regularly to rehearse for two performances each year.

The choir is always open to new members, no audition necessary.

  • Rehearsals – The choir currently meets at St Mary’s School on a Thursday evening during term time

Find out what they’re up to currently on their Facebook page or get in touch to enquire about joining: