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Endgame II: James Lisney, piano

5th February at 7:30 pm

Pianist James Lisney continues his Engame series of recitals that focus on the late piano works of Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin. Expect provocative, intriguing and endlessly satisfying music. Schubert’s penultimate Sonata, D 959, was completed in September 1828. Its andantino, a melancholic barcarolle, holds particular fascination due to the extraordinary upheaval at its heart: a storm, both of nature and temperament. Chopin’s rich Barcarolle, opus 60, has been called “the apotheosis of the nocturne”, a passionate Venetian love poem…


Exultate Singers – Saxultate!

8th February at 7:30 pm

Exultate Signers is joined by the amazing Australian saxophonist Amy Dickson for a concert of spellbinding music for choir and saxophone. A unique and engaging concert featuring a range of music from traditional English folk songs to brand new commissions, a great way to kick start the new year. Tickets £12–£20 Buy from St George’s box office on 0845 402 4001 For more information: stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

Skeltr @ The Canteen

14th March at 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The unstoppable Manchester based electro-funk duo, Skeltr, bring the much anticipated release of their second album to Bristol for one night only. Sax man Sam recently worked with Miles Davis’ bass player, while Marcus Miller delivers trademark wild and fiery solos alongside delicate and enchanting melodies. Fresh back from tour with Grammy-nominated Bristol singer Yola, Craig Hanson, drummer, provides insatiable beats and grooves all delivered with a backdrop of pedal controlled synths and deep bass. Expect to dance, laugh, and…

Haydn: The Creation

21st March at 7:30 pm

Bristol Bach Choir present an immersive performance of Haydn’s Creation, in which the vivid score will be enhanced by atmospheric image projection and creative lighting design.  This unforgettable performance, which promises to enchant and beguile, will be a feast for the senses and the soul. With text from the Book of Genesis and Milton’s Paradise Lost, The Creation is filled with soaring melodies, blockbuster choruses and vibrant orchestral writing. Inspired by his trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s…

The Sixteen: The Queen of Heaven

22nd April at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm

Arguably The Sixteen's most popular programme of all time, The Queen of Heaven focuses on three composers’ unique devotion to the church. A new version of Allegri's renowned Miserere is paired with James MacMillan's own setting of the text and pieces by 'The Prince of Polyphony' Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Performers The Sixteen Harry Christophers – conductor Programme Plainsong Regina caeli Palestrina 'Kyrie' from Missa Regina caeli James MacMillan Dominus dabit benignitatem Allegri Miserere (evolution version) James MacMillan Videns Dominus Palestrina…

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