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Bradford Festival Choral Society

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Come to Bradford Festival Choral Society’s wonderful concert, A Night at the Opera, on Saturday, May 13th, 7.30 pm at All Saints’ Parish Church, Bingley, BD16 2RH.  We’re singing all your favourite opera choruses and a couple of lovely less familiar ones, and the  fabulous soloists will be singing some of the best-loved arias.  If you came to the Mozart Requiem and Haydn Nelson Mass you’ll know how good the choir is these days, and if you didn’t, come and find out.  There will be wine, soft drinks and extra special nibbles (some home made) in the interval.
Tickets from the choir website - and on the door, but for this smallish venue it may be better to get them in advance.
And some more dates:
Saturday June 17th, Mahler’s 2nd symphony, Huddersfield Town Hall:  This large scale work needs an enormous choir, so if you’d like to join us as an extra singer, see attached flyer.
Wednesday Sept 13th, St Peter’s Church Hall, Moorhead Lane, Shipley BD18 4DH:  Open rehearsal for people interes…

Stabat Mater Translation

Stabat Mater – Joseph Rheinberger
Stabat Mater dolorosa iuxta crucem lacrimosa dum pendebat Filius The grieving Mother stood weeping beside the cross where her Son was hanging
Cuius animam gementem contristatam et dolentem pertransivit gladius Through her weeping soul, compassionate and grieving, a sword passed.
O quam tristis et afflicta fuit illa benedicta Mater Unigeniti O how sad and afflicted was that blessed Mother of her Only-begotten Son
Quae moerebat et dolebat Pia Mater dum videbat nati poenas incliti Who mourned and grieved, the pius Mother, as she looked at the torment of her glorious Son.


Quis est homo qui non fleret matrem Christi si videret in tanto supplicio? Who is the man who would not weep if he saw the Mother of Christ in such distress?
Quis non posset contristari Christi matrem contemplari dolentem cum filio? Who could not feel compassion, contemplating Christ’s mother grieving with her son?
Pro peccatis suae gentis vidit Jesum in tormentis et flagellis subitum For the sins o…

Last Night of the Proms

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Practice at Home

Concert in St Margaret's Church           Tuesday 4 April, 7.30pmPlaylist:https://youtu.be/j20hysVNyOE?list=PL97WxF2vBY0LATef5_ivjQHLRGNdsHHCo Individual Items:Kyrie from Schubert's Mass in G: https://youtu.be/j20hysVNyOE?list=RDj20hysVNyOE Gloria from Puccini's Messa de Gloria: https://youtu.be/X0q8O61Ltqs Credo from DuBois' Messe de la Délivrance:  https://youtu.be/gQdnLpzSjmk Agnus Dei From Fauré's Requiem:  https://youtu.be/q1FKoPO-S2w Jesu grant me this I pray by Gibbons: https://youtu.be/ZxFtuaUdz3E Stabat Mater by Rheinberger:  https://youtu.be/eN1unozmrYs Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem by Stanford:  https://youtu.be/CAs8dKCDdVs


Who are our Section Leaders?

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Here are our Section Leaders who do a great job making new members feel at home:

Spring Concert Poster 2017

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Spring 2017 Dates

Rehearsals on Monday evenings at 7.30pm in St Margaret's Parish Centre 9, 16, 23, 30 January 6, 13, 20, 27 February 6, 13, 20, 27 March


Rehearsal in St Margaret's Church Monday, 3 April, 7.30pm

Concert in St Margaret's Church 
          Tuesday 4 April, 7.30pm