Nearby: Gloucester

The Category Gloucester is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Gloucester which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Churchdown Male Voice Choir

- Gloucester Charter Concert Band

- Saint Cecilia Singers

- Waites of Gloucester


Category Gloucester
! Gloucester KEY
VISITS (to Website)64
VIEWS (of this Record)69

Annual Festival organized by and featuring the Carducci Quartet alongside other internationally renowned artists: ‘A wonderful celebration of chamber music in the beautiful setting of Highnam, near Gloucester.’ Held Mid May.


* Carducci Festival at Highnam
VISITS (to Website)349
VIEWS (of this Record)592

'Founded in 1929 to promote chamber music concerts of the highest quality. Our aim remains unchanged, and we take pride in engaging some of the finest musicians from around the world, whilst at the same time being noted for our friendly and informal atmosphere.'


* Gloucester Music Society
VISITS (to Website)207
VIEWS (of this Record)342

'A unique community of musicians and performers of all ages and abilities from Gloucestershire and beyond. The Academy offers an exceptional level of professional tuition coupled with a vibrant family atmosphere, creating the best, accessible musical opportunities for everybody.'


* Gloucestershire Academy of Music
VISITS (to Website)306
VIEWS (of this Record)311

‘We sing three concerts a year, one at Christmas, one around Easter time and a summer concert. The flavour of our concerts is quite different. As you’d expect the Christmas concert is full of festive cheer - Christmas carols, songs and suitable light choral works. The Easter concert is usually a longer classical choral work, where we are accompanied by an orchestra. You’d think this would be the hardest of our concerts each year, but generally, once you get into the feel of the piece the music comes fairly easily. The summer concert is where we sing lighter, modern, popular pieces.’

Category Gloucester
+ Churchdown Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)81
VIEWS (of this Record)124

‘A multi award-winning brass band bringing a fresh approach to music ... We are the No 1 band in the West of England and currently ranked in the top 10 of the World.‘


+ Flowers Band
VISITS (to Website)196
VIEWS (of this Record)296

‘A high quality, established amateur choir with a rich history, based at Gloucester Cathedral. We are dedicated to presenting an interesting, varied and challenging programme of concerts each season.’


Category Choral Societies
+ Gloucester Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)106
VIEWS (of this Record)118

‘Founded in 1901 by Cathedral organist Sir Herbert Brewer ... The GSO provides a platform for local composers and soloists, with a particular emphasis on encouraging young musicians and audiences. The orchestra plays classical music from all eras, including modern works and first performances ... The GSO has performed concerts in Cheltenham, Cirencester, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury.‘ The Gloucestershire Young Musician Competition is organized annually by the Orchestra.

+ Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)191
Also indexedGloucestershire Young Musician Competition
VIEWS (of this Record)256

‘Philomusica has a set of core values which we hold dear: * To be supportive and inclusive; To provide good quality music; To develop and use our own soloists; To have a professional approach; To be financially sound ... By staying true to these principles we have achieved a great deal since our formation in 1966 ... Right from the very start, we considered that the provision of a wide variety of music and the giving of concerts in a multitude of venues, large and small, were vital aspects. Over time, through doing this, we've gained many friends and partners who help us achieve these objectives.‘ The Choir rehearses both in Gloucester and in Worcester.


Category Choral Societies
+ Philomusica of Gloucestershire & Worcestershire
VISITS (to Website)183
VIEWS (of this Record)249

‘A small mixed voice choir based at Blaisdon in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, drawing members from all over the Forest and Gloucester areas ... They took their name from the house in Blaisdon where the first rehearsals were held in 1983. Over the years the choir has grown in stature and reputation, and has performed widely in Gloucestershire, elsewhere in England and in Europe. The choir puts on at least two major concerts each year and supports local and international charities ... We are always interested in recruiting new singers. We don’t audition, but you are welcome to join us at one of our regular rehearsals and find out if we suit each other. We don’t expect you to be able to sight-sing, but some music reading ability is an advantage.‘


Category Gloucester
+ Tan House Singers
VISITS (to Website)95
VIEWS (of this Record)272

'Music is integral to our daily worship and Evensong is sung by either the Cathedral Choir or the Youth Choir every day except Monday during term time, and occasionally by visiting choirs during the school holidays ... The Cathedral also hosts an exciting range of concerts and there is an annual organ recital series. Every year the Cathedral Choir takes part in the world famous Three Choirs Festival which comes to Gloucester every three years, being held in the cathedrals of Worcester and Hereford in the other years.'


Category Cathedrals
@ Gloucester Cathedral
VISITS (to Website)184
VIEWS (of this Record)399

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