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The Chandos Singers of Bath are a chorus of about 20 singers, currently concentrating on works, both sacred and secular, which by the time of the performance have not become over-performed by other choral groups. Where possible, the composer’s first version is used.

 

On Saturday 19th August, most of the Chandos Singers will appear at the Magdalen Chapel at 7.30 either as soloists or as chorus in Malcolm Hill’s one-act comedy-opera Bath: Graveyard of Ambition. This is to mark the departure of Bath Chamber Opera’s leading tenor (Robert Jack) who also sings with Chandos and who will be taking up a new appointment in Cambridge University in the following month. The opera is in pseudo-Poulenc style and is set in a waiting room in Bath, where patients comment on living in the pollution, problems with seagulls and parking as well as the joys and pitfalls of living in a Georgian city. The second half of the concert will be solos, duets and choruses. Main soloists include Jane Hunt and Katharine Adams (sopranos), Julia Rushworth (mezzo), Robert Jack (tenor) and Paul Feldwick (bass-baritone) who will be joined by shorter solos from Chandos’ Alison Alexander and Katherine Lush (sopranos) and members of Chandos in the chorus. Further details can be found at www.bathchamberopera.co.uk.

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The Autumn 2017 Concert will centre on music for Advent by Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672, aka Sagittarius) and by the composers whom he met and with whom he interacted (Giovanni Gabrielli, Michael Praetorius, Weckmann, Scheidt, Schein and Monteverdi).

This concert is on Saturday 9th December 2017 at 7.30, at the Magdalen Chapel, Holloway, Bath.

Tickets (£12.00, full-time students £5.00) may be purchased from members of Chandos, on the door or from Bath Box Office (please see Tickets for more information).

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To locate the Magdalen Chapel, please click http://www.magdalenchapelbath.co.uk/find_us.html

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Provisional dates for Chandos Concerts during 2018

 

Saturday 17th March 2018 at Magdalen Chapel

Saturday 7th July 2018 at Magdalen Chapel

Saturday 24th November 2018 at St. James’ Priory, Bristol