Forthcoming Events

BFCS’s 2019-2020 season is full of contrasting delights, drama and passion. In November we perform a brilliant musical drama by Paul Mealor (whose music was performed at Prince William’s wedding) alongside John Rutter’s Gloria; December brings Christmas Old and New; in March we perform one of classical music’s greatest masterpieces, Bach’s St Matthew Passion and in summer, we bring you Faith, Passion and Betrayal, featuring Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas.

Reduced ticket prices for groups of 5 or more, and FREE for people under 30 or on a low income.

Tickets for all events organised by BFCS can be purchased through Ticket Source.

Access to Price Hall:
The main entrance is up several steps – there is a side entrance with level access, there is then some distance to walk or use a wheelchair to the Hall. Please email bradfordfestivalchoralsociety.org.uk for more details.

Aged 30 or under, or on a low income?  Tickets for all our concerts are FREE!

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Christmas Old and New

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate with BFCS!  Our traditional Christmas concert with the brilliant Rothwell Temperance Band.  There will be sparkling choral music, carols for all to sing, fabulous brass band pieces and our renowned seasonal refreshments before the concert and during the interval.  It’s at 6pm – come after your day’s shopping or before your night’s partying! Tickets available here

Christmas Past – various composers, arranged by Goff Richards
O come all ye faithful – J. F. Wade, arr. David Willcocks
Angelus ad virginem – anon.
The Christ-child – Will Todd
It came upon the midnight clear – trad., adapted by Arthur Sullivan, arr. David Willcocks
Here comes Santa Claus – Oakley Haldeman, arr. Mark Freeh
God rest you merry, gentlemen – trad., arr. David Willcocks
And the glory of the Lord (from Messiah) – G. F. Handel
Joy to the world – after Handel
Hark! the herald angels sing – Felix Mendelssohn, arr. David Willcocks

Interval

O frondens virgo – Hildegard of Bingen
Gloria – John Rutter
O little town of Bethlehem – trad., arr. R Vaughan Williams and T. Armstrong
Personent hodie – arr. Carol Canning
Ding dong, merrily on high – French traditional, arr. Wood
Good king Wenceslas – from Piae Cantiones, arr. R. Jacques
I wanna be like you – Robert Sherman, arr. David Roberts
Once in royal David’s city – H. J. Gauntlett, arr. David Willcocks
Hail smiling morn – Reginald Spofforth
Hallelujah (from Messiah) – G. F. Handel

Bradford Festival Choral Society

Rothwell Temperance Band

Thomas Leech – conductor

Details

Date:
December 14
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Price Hall
Bradford Grammar School
Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 4JP United Kingdom
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Details

Date:
December 14
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Price Hall
Bradford Grammar School
Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 4JP United Kingdom
+ Google Map