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

 


2018


 

Wednesday 17 October 7.30pm
Wells Cathedral

NEW MUSIC WELLS: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

Hear David Bednall – one of Europe’s finest improvisers on the organ – create new music on the spot, through his accompaniment of this classic silent movie in the vast space of Wells Cathedral

Tickets: £10.00 – £20.00; available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office, and at the door

In aid of Wells Cathedral Chorister Trust (wcct.co.uk)

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Thursday 18 October 1.05 – 1.50pm (in the Quire)
Wells Cathedral

NEW MUSIC WELLS: ORGANWORKS

Jeremy Cole (Assistant Organist, Wells Cathedral) performs a recital of organ music for new music wells 78-18, including works by Michael Berkeley CBE (in his 70th birthday year), Judith Bingham, Barnaby Martin, and Tarik O’Regan (in his 40th birthday year)

Admission: free Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music

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Friday 9th November 2018 12.45 – 1.45pm

Lunchtime Concert St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton. TA1 5DG

A Showcase for Young Musicians

Wellington School Students

High-flying, award-holding pupils will perform an eclectic programme that will feature a variety of instruments, genres, ages and stages thus demonstrating their versatile abilities.

Retiring Collection in aid of the Archie Project, part of the Reminiscence Learning Dementia Charity and St John’s Church.

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Thursday 15 November 2018 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)
Wells Cathedral

LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITAL

Students of Wells Cathedral School

Admission: free Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music

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Thursday 29 November 2018 1.05 – 1.40pm (in the Quire)
Wells Cathedral

BACH COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS: RECITAL 24

The twenty-fourth of 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 E minor, BWV 528; Fugue in D, BWV 580; Fantasia in C (completed by Wolfgang Stockmeier), BWV 573; Chorale Preludes from Das Orgelbüchlein

Admission: free Retiring collection in aid of Wells Cathedral Music

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