What’s on in Somerset

 

Note:  In addition to the events below, information on musical etc events in and around Taunton can be found on the TAPA website

2017


Thursday 16th November 2017,  1.05 – 1.40pm

Wells Cathedral

BACH COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS: RECITAL 18

The eighteenth in the bi-monthly series of organ recitals surveying the complete organ works of J.S. Bach over six years, played by Matthew Owens (Organist and Master of the Choristers, Wells Cathedral): Trio sonata in C major, BWV 529; Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537; Chorale Preludes from the Neumeister Collection

Admission: free Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music

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Thursday 23rd November 2017,  1.05 – 1.40pm
Wells Cathedral

LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

Given by students of Wells Cathedral School

Admission: free Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music

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Friday 8th December 2017 12.45 to  1.30 pm  (Doors open at noon)
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton  TA1 4DG

CAROLS AT LUNCHTIME

An informal service of Carols and Readings to help get ready for Christmas.

Canticle, the Somerset County Council Choir (directed by Christopher Legrove) will lead the singing.

A warming fruit punch and mince pies will be served after the service.

Retiring collection

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Saturday 9th December 2017 at 7.30 pm

St George’s Church, Fons George, Wilton,
Taunton TA1 3JT

West Somerset Singers

Ave Rex – Mathias
Ceremony of Carols – Britten
& selected modern and traditional carols.

Tickets £10 on the door

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Saturday, 16th December 2017 at 7pm
Wells Cathedral

SING FOR SOMERSET RINGS IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON!

Somerset Community Foundation is once again inviting members of the public to join them for their wonderful Sing for Somerset carol service in the magnificent Wells Cathedral.

Admission is free, no tickets are required and doors will open at 6.15pm.

Sing for Somerset features a festive mix of traditional and contemporary music conducted by Laurence Blyth, featuring the Mid-Somerset Orchestra, Somerset Voices choir and organist Matthew Redman. Carol sheets will be provided for all to join in the festivities. Get there early to avoid disappointment!

The retiring collection will benefit the work of Somerset Community Foundation. For more information, visit: www.somersetcf.org.uk or email: info@somersetcf.org.uk or call 01749 344949


2018


 

Sunday 11th February 2018 at 3 pm
St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton  TA1 4DG

RUSSIAN GALA CONCERT
Piano, Violin, Balalaika and Soprano
All performers attended the leading Russian music colleges.  The Balalaika player is one of the leading players in Russia.

More information to follow soon.

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