Programme 2004 - 2005

Past Programme

Saturday, 18th September, 2004   7.30 p.m.

Requiem for Jim

St Paul's Church, Newcastle

A retiring collection will be taken for the Donna Louise Trust

Jim's smiling face

Saturday, 13th November, 2004   7.30 p.m.

A Vision of Heaven

St Paul's Church, Newcastle
with Charles Matthews (organ) and Greg Hallam (bass)

A programme of sublime choral music, including Fauré's Requiem

Tickets: £7.50 (students: £2.00)

Saturday, 11th December, 2004   12 noon

Organ Prom

Victoria Hall, Hanley
with Ian Riddle (organ) and Michael Lambert (piano)


Elgar: Songs from the Bavarian Highlands
Gray: 1914
Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens

Choral and instrumental concert, with seasonal advent carols

Tickets: Victoria Hall Box Office (01782 213 800)

Wednesday, 15th December, 2004   8.00 p.m.

Carol Concert

St James' Church, Longton
with Gillian Ashton (harp) and Michael Lambert (organ)

including Britten: Ceremony of Carols

The BWS visit Longton for an evening of Christmas music

Tickets: £5.00 (children: £2.50)

Tuesday, 21st December, 2004   8.00 p.m.

Christmas by Candlelight

St Mark's Church, Shelton
with Michael Lambert (organ)

including Britten: Ceremony of Carols

Carols and readings in a candlelit church

Tickets: £6.00 (reserved); £4.00 (unreserved); £2.00 (students)

Saturday, 19th March, 2005   7.30 p.m.

Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts

Victoria Hall, Hanley

By invitation, BWS joins Keele Bach Choir, Keele Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir,
Ceramic City Choir, North Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra and Audley Brass Band
in this Victoria Hall première.

Tickets: Victoria Hall Box Office (01782 213 800)
or Tourist Information Centre, The Library, Newcastle-under-Lyne

Saturday, 23rd April, 2005   7.30 p.m.

Mozart Millennium Concert

The Theatre, Sixth Form College
Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent
with Platform Four Orchestra
Karen Heath, soprano; Harriet Goodwin, mezzo-soprano
Glyn Aubrey, tenor; Greg Hallam, baritone


Mozart: Missa Brevis in D, K 194
Lambert: The Village
Haydn: Symphony
Premières of local A2 and AS level student compositions

Tickets: £8.00 (Students: £2.00)

Saturday, 9th July, 2005   8.00 p.m.

The Triumphs of Love and Beauty

St. Michael's Church, Stone
with Michael Lambert (organ)


Madrigals, readings, songs with lute
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Tickets: £9.00 (reserved); £4.00 (unreserved); £2.00 (students)
Special Dining Offer available