Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Bristol, BS8 3BX
THREE CHOIRS – AWAKE THE VOICE!
On Sunday 9th December 2018 at 7.45pm in Clifton Cathedral, Bristol, three local choral societies from Nailsea, Portishead and Chew Valley, will be joining together under the auspices of Clifton International Festival of Music in a special Christmas-themed performance with soloists and full orchestra, the Clifton Sinfonia.
- Nailsea Choral Society conducted by Tom Williams
- Portishead Choral Society conducted by Jonathan Palmer
- Chew Valley Choral Society conducted by David Bednall
The programme for this unique collaboration will feature:
- Gerald Finzi: Et in Terra Pax;
- Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols;
- Jonathan Palmer: Awake the Voice!
Jonathan wrote Awake the Voice! for Portishead Choral Society in 2014 and this will be its second performance.
In addition to his work with Nailsea Choral Society, Tom Williams is the Assistant Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Artistic Director of The Clifton International Festival of Music.
David Bednall is recognised as one of the leading choral composers of his generation and is also a highly experienced organist, accompanist, conductor and lecturer.
The concert is being supported by the Paragon Music Trust.
Tickets are £12; u18s and students £6 from www.cliftonfestival.com or on the door.
Also from members of the participating choirs.