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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Verdi: Messa di Requiem

Saturday 29 April 2017 7:30pm Church of St Mary the Virgin, Monkseaton NE26 3SF

The Priory Singers and Jesmond Choral Group along with friends perform one of the great masterpieces of the choral repertoire Verdi's astounding "Messa di Requiem"

If you want to take part in the concert please contact the Music Director on 07850036556.  

Soloists

Soprano: Charlotte Broadbent
Alto: Emma Banks
Tenor: Paul Smith
Bass: Robert Seaton

Conductor Jonathan Scott

Tonight's concert also highlights a continuing work with our friends: Northern Camerata 


A local string ensemble of players from the North East. The group is 25 strong and formed recently to fill a gap in the local area to perform chamber works to a professional standard. It's leader is well known violinist Jane Cuggy and the orchestra has a regular conductor in Malcolm Moffat.

Tickets available from Hound Dog music or here

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Monday, December 19, 2016

An Evening of Carols

Monday, December 19, 2016


7:30pm Monday 19 Dec 2016 – St Andrews United Reformed Church, Eastfield Avenue, Whitley Bay NE25 8LU



An Evening of Carols, Readings and Christmas Music

with soloists and seasonal readings by Dylan Thomas, Gervaise Phinn and Charles Dickens.

Tickets £8

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

An Evening of Mozart and Rossini

Saturday 26 November 2016 - St John's Methodist ChurchIlfracombe Gardens, Whitley ay NE26 3ND, 7:30pm

Tickets £8:00 from Hound Dog music or book your ticket at 0191 2532811

The choir have prepared a really exciting year this season and due to audience demand have decided to revisit a couple of favourite works this season, in preparation of the Verdi Requiem in April.  Rossini's evergreen work the "Petite Messe Solonnelle" and Mozart's semi operatic Coronation Mass 

Deirdre Wilkie Soprano
Emma Banks  Alto
Tom Belilios Tenor 
Sam Morrison Bass 
Accompanists Julia Kennard and Robert Laws 

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

G&S: Iolanthe

Saturday 16 July 2016 - St John's Methodist ChurchIlfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay NE26 3ND, 7:30pm

Tickets £8:00

The choir continue their jaunt through the works of Gilbert and Sullivan with a performance of "Iolanthe" or " The Peer and the Peri."  Choir members and members of Tynemouth G&S Society take on the leading roles. 



The Lord Chancellor:  Mike Graham
George, Earl of Mountararat:Charles Hedley
Thomas, Earl Tolloller: Tom Bellilios
Private Willis, of the Grenadier Guards: Neil Percival
Strephon, a Shepherd: Steven Aitchison
Queen of the Fairies:  Rita Fallon
Iolanthe, Strephon's mother:  Shirley Wilkinson
Celia, a Fairy:  Sophie Friedrich
Leila, a Fairy:  Kathryn Downing
Phyllis, an Arcadian Shepherdess:  Jane Corbitt


Chorus of Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscounts, Barons and Fairies


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Saturday, April 16, 2016

An Evening in Vienna

Saturday 16 April 7:30pm Church of St Mary the Virgin, Monkseaton NE26 3SF

The Priory Singers and Orchestra perform Haydn's profound Nelson Mass and a raritie from one of the great underrated composers of the period J N Hummel's Mass No 2 in Eb

Soloists

Soprano: Deirdre Wilkie
Alto: Emma Banks
Tenor: Paul Smith
Bass: Philip Noble 

Conductor Jonathan Scott

Tonights concert also highlights a new group : Northern Camerata 


A local string ensemble of players from the North East. The group is 25 strong and formed recently to fill a gap in the local area to perform chamber works to a professional standard. It's leader is well known violinist Jane Cuggy and the orchestra has a regular conductor in Malcolm Moffat.

Tickets £10:00

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Christmas Carols

Monday, December 21, 2015

7:30pm Monday 21 Dec 2015 – St Andrews United Reformed Church, Eastfield Avenue, Whitley Bay NE25 8LU


An Evening of Carols, Readings and Christmas Music
with soloist Emma Banks and Keith Anthony providing season readings by Dylan Thomas, Gervaise Phinn and Charles Dickens.

Tickets £8

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Come and join us in Beethoven's 9th Symphony


7:30 12 December 2015 - Holy Trinity Church, Churchill Gardens, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 1HB

The Priory Singers are joining the Northumberland Orchestral Society and other choirs in Newcastle, including Jesmond Choral Group, All Saints Chamber Choir and Riding Mill Chorus in a performance of Beethoven's Glorious 9th Symphony - come and join on Monday nights if you want to come and take part in this amazing work.

Conductor : Alastair Lord

Soloists
Soprano: Mary Houlton
Alto: Emma Banks
Tenor: Jonathan Scott
Bass: Philip Noble

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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Handel's "Messiah" with the Priory Singers and Orchestra

Saturday 21 November 7:30pm Church of St Mary the Virgin, Monkseaton NE26 3SF

The Priory Singers and Orchestra along with friends from Jesmond Choral Group perform Handel's great masterpiece "Messiah"

Soloists

Soprano: Mary Fitch
Alto: Emma Banks
Tenor: Paul Smith
Bass: Robert Seaton

Conductor Jonathan Scott

Tonights concert also highlights a new group : Northern Camerata 

A local string ensemble of players from the North East. The group is 25 strong and formed recently to fill a gap in the local area to perform chamber works to a professional standard. It's leader is well known violinist Jane Cuggy and the orchestra has a regular conductor in Malcolm Moffat.

Tickets £8:00

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Saturday, November 07, 2015

"Messiah" at Holy Island

Saturday 7th November 2015, 3:30pm - St Mary’s Church, Holy Island


The choir take part in their Annual outing to Holy Island this time with Highlights from Handel's "Messiah"

Soloists
Soprano: Shirley Wilkinson
Alto: Emma Banks
Tenor: Jonathan Scott
Bass: Philip Noble

Accompanist: Robert Laws

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

G&S: Ruddigore - A Concert for Peter


Saturday 11 July 2015 - St John's Methodist Church, Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay NE26 3ND, 7:30pm

Tickets £8:00

With members of Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society, the choir remembers one of our friends Peter Walker with an hilarious performance of "Ruddigore."





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