COFFEE BREAK CONCERTS
All concerts start at 11am and last for one hour
Coffee & biscuits from 10.15am · Admission by donation
Saturday 19th September
“The Voices of Oscar” – a choir from the Parish of Oscars in Stockholm – begin our Autumn series as part of their visit to Nottingham, in a programme of English and Swedish repertoire.
Saturday 26th September
Sarah Simmonds, soprano with saraBande
This acclaimed local soprano is joined by St Peter’s resident ensemble in a programme of Baroque music including Bach’s exhuberent Cantata No. 35 Geist und Seele wird verwirret.
Saturday 3rd October
Julia Wallin, piano
A welcome return to St Peter’s by this superb Finnish-born pianist. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Julia’s programme will include music by Liszt and Rachmaninov.
Saturday 10th October
Susan Jolly, soprano with Robert Challinor, piano
This local duo make their first visit to St Peter’s in a delightfully varied programme that includes sacred music, opera, leider, French song and contemporary works.
Saturday 17th October
Avalon Summerfield (soprano) and
Maria O’Connell (mezzo-soprano) with John Gull, piano
A concert of 20th century English song presented by two excellent singers in their St Peter’s debut. Maria trained at Trinity College, Dublin, and Avalon has recently been awarded a scholarship with Stile Antiquo.
Saturday 7th November
Essentially Brass: Letters from the Front
Essentially Brass return to St Peter’s together with narrator Jonathan Youl, in a recital of music, readings, letters and poems recounting the events of the Great War.
Saturday 12th December
St Peter’s Scholars with saraBande: Handel Messiah (I)
The St Peter’s choral scholars present the first in a three-part series of this unabridged masterpiece. Part I tells the Christmas story through Handel’s compelling musical drama.
Saturday 19th December
Nottingham Bach Choir
This annual performance of carols and readings brings the series to a delightfully festive close. Don’t miss this final concert, guaranteed to put you in the mood for Christmas!