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summer abstract web

This concert combined spirit and spirituals in ravishing, moving music by three English composers, all leading lights of their generations. 

23rd June 2012, 7.30pm - All Saints Church, Cary Avenue, Babbacombe.

Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor
Tippett Negro Spirituals from "A Child of Our Time"
Parry Blest Pair of Sirens

Tickets: £10 (adults). Accompanied under-16s are admitted free. 

24th March 2012, 7.30pm, St Matthias Church, Torquay 

christVictoria O Vos Omnes
Lotti Cruxifixus
Bach Es ist Vollbracht (from Cantata No. 159) 
Bach Jesu, Meine Freude
Fauré Requiem 

Soloists: Lizzie Lashbrook (soprano), Nicholas Merryweather (baritone)
with Nigel Guthrie (organ)
Conducted by Tina Guthrie 

stained glass sidebar"His hallelujahs open the heavens. He utters the word "Wonderful," as if all their trumpets spoke together." (Leigh Hunt on Handel)

Handel Messiah

with the Torbay Singers Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Jenny Stafford, Rachel Kelly, Rupert Charlesworth, Alistair Ollerenshaw
Conductor: Tina Guthrie

1st December 2012, 7.30pm

St Matthias Church, Babbacombe Road, Torquay