500 years of Music

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Date: Saturday 23 March 2019

Time: 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm

Venue: St Andrew's URC, Cheltenham, GL50 1SP

Performance: 7.30pm (doors open 7.00pm)


Enjoy an opportunity to revel in some sumptuous music, conducted by our Director of Music, David Dewar.

Evelyne Beech will be our soprano soloist, and Fiona Brown will accompany on organ and piano.

From Tallis and Palestrina to Mascagni and Elgar we celebrate the achievement of Western music across the European continent. Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn are, naturally, also represented in the programme - with their particular styles informing the historical thread.

This concert is in aid of the St Andrew's Church Spire Appeal

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500 years of Music

Saturday 23 March 2019
St Andrew's URC, Cheltenham, GL50 1SP
£12 full price

Under 18s free

ENQUIRIES TO the Secretary

Choral Workshop


Date: Saturday 18 May 2019

Time: 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Venue: Bethesda Methodist Church, GL50 2SP

Workshop starts: 2.00pm (doors open at 1.30pm)


During the afternoon coaching on ensemble and singing styles for particular periods and schools of choral music will feature.

We will also study and practice some 'Natural Singing' techniques. Though this event is for members of Musica Vera in particular, interested non-members are very welcome to come and take part. We intend that the event will be welcoming, fun, and stimulating.

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Choral Workshop

Saturday 18 May 2019
Bethesda Methodist Church. GL50 2SP

Under 18s free

ENQUIRIES TO the Secretary

2019 Summer : Music from the West
Venue and time t.b.a

A feast of music by composers from or who are connected with the West of England.

We plan to include music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, C Hubert H Parry, Peter Maxwell Davies, Edward Elgar, Ivor Gurney, Herbert Howells.  A veritable cornucopia of beautiful and memorable music.

Watch this space for further details