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.
March 2012: Fauré, Bach and more
24th March 2012, 7.30pm, St Matthias Church, Torquay
Victoria O Vos Omnes
Bach Es ist Vollbracht (from Cantata No. 159)
Bach Jesu, Meine Freude
Soloists: Lizzie Lashbrook (soprano), Nicholas Merryweather (baritone)
with Nigel Guthrie (organ)
Conducted by Tina Guthrie
December 2012: Messiah
"His hallelujahs open the heavens. He utters the word "Wonderful," as if all their trumpets spoke together." (Leigh Hunt on Handel)
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