2018-19 Season

 

6.30pm Sunday 18 November 2018, St John’s Church, Taunton

CANDLELIT ADVENT CONCERT

 

7.30pm Saturday 1 December 2018, St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton

HANDEL MESSIAH

 

7.30pm 23 March 2019, St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton

JOHANN MICHAEL HAYDN TE DEUM in C (for Bonaparte’s Name Day)

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN MISSA SANCTI NICOLAI

VIVALDI GLORIA

 

7.30pm Saturday 13 July 2019, Venue tbc

ROSSINI PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE

 

Recent Concerts

2017-18 Season

A GERMAN REQUIEM Brahms and SCENES FROM THE BAVARIAN HIGHLANDS Elgar – 30 June 2018

ST. JOHN PASSION  J S Bach – 17 March 2018

FANTASIA ON CHRISTMAS – 9th December 2017

TCS, accompanied by Taunton Sinfonietta, presented four choral works by Finzi, Vaughan Williams and  J S Bach, along with a short work for piano and strings.


2016-17 Season

WIRED TO CREATE – 30th July 2017

In conjunction with St Mary Magdalene Church Choir, TCS presented a concert of works exploring the boundaries of what might be called Classical Music. In this concert the traditional mixed with influences of jazz and the avant-garde. Music by Bruckner, Satie, Holst and Shearing made up the programme which also included a trombone part specially arranged by TCS musical director Ed Goater. There was a retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s Organ Fund.

Click here to read Ed Goater’s notes on the programme.

Mozart ‘Requiem’ – 22nd April 2017

This was a composite programme that included not only the Requiem but also included ‘Te Deum in C Major’ by Michael Haydn, ‘Nonet in F Major Op31’ by Louis Spohr and ‘Insanae et Vanae Curae’ by Joseph Haydn.

‘Messiah’ by Handel – Christmas Concert 17th December 2016

TCS and Taunton Sinfonietta shone in this wonderful performance of ‘Messiah’ at St Mary Magdalene Church in Taunton. Click here to see Miles Quick’s review of this concert.

Carols By Candlelight – Advent Concert 26th November 2016

This was a very atmospheric occasion with St John’s Church entirely candle-lit. It was the first concert led by our new Musical Director, Edward Goater – click here to see Miles Quick’s very favourable review.