Welcome to the new season of concerts presented by Music for Everyone. Our programme covers the full range, from intimate chamber performances to thrilling, large scale choral and orchestral concerts with top soloists.
Many of our concerts take place in the elegant setting of Nottingham’s Albert Hall, where you can feel closely involved in the music. As ever, there will be a strong sense of occasion, a buzz of excitement, giving a real edge of active pleasure to the performance.
No other concert series offers you such consistently high standards of performance across such a range. Many big-name composers are included in our programmes, alongside artists or works which may be new to you – come and discover!
|Saturday 25 September 2021|| |
Glorious Italian Baroque
Nottingham Chamber Singers (formerly East of England Singers), St John’s Church, Beeston
Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Vivaldi String Sinfonia
Unaccompanied Italian Motets – Monteverdi Cantate Domino, Anerio Christus factus est, Viadana Exsultate justi
Handel Dixit Dominus
|Sunday 12 December 2021|| |
Christmas is Coming
Albert Hall, Nottingham NG1 5AAA ‘Family Friendly’ Christmas Concert featuring Nottingham Chamber Voices and other members of the MfE ‘family’ including the Vocals Youth Choir and Nottingham Community Voices.
|Saturday 18 December 2021|| |
A Mystical Christmas… a journey through AdventNottingham Chamber Singers, St Mary the Virgin Church, Bunny NG11 6QT
A programme of atmospheric choral music and exquisite projected images frame Chilcott’s beautiful setting of the great ‘O Antiphons’. The mystery and awe of these ancient texts take the listener on a journey through the last seven days of Advent to the triumphant arrival of the Messiah – the Word made flesh, born in a lowly stable.
|Saturday 5 February 2022||A feast of music from both the choral and operatic repertoire.|
Nottingham Chamber Singers, Nottingham Festival Chorus, Nottingham Concert Orchestra, Albert Hall, Nottingham NG1 5AA
Programme to include:
Mendelssohn: Excepts from Elijah
Mascagni: ‘Easter Hymn’ from Cavalleria Rusticana
Mozart: Voyagers’ Chorus from Idomeneo
Vaughan Williams: Towards the Unknown Region
|Saturday 5 March 2022||Nottingham Chamber Singers, St Mary Magdalene Church, Hucknall NG15 7AS|
Concert Programme to include:
Brahms Gesänge op. 17. For female voices
Schumann Six Songs for male chorus op. 33
What the critics say …
… about the Nottingham Chamber Singers (formerly East of England Singers): Always noted for their dynamism, they surely exceeded even their reputation for razor-sharp ensemble and musical muscle.
… about the Nottingham Festival Chorus: First-class choral singing, well balanced and with a depth of understanding which brought every line of the texts to life.
What the audience say …
… about the Nottingham Chamber Singers (formerly East of England Singers): Wonderful, stunning – a real triumph of a programme! I was moved to tears at times by the exquisite sounds.
The sound of the choir was so beautiful, as was the orchestra, and the soloists were so good. I was so moved by the whole performance. Thank you.
… about the Nottingham Festival Chorus: We had a wonderful time. There was such a variety of music and all of it at such a very high standard. Many thanks to everyone involved with all the planning & rehearsing. The hard work was much appreciated and the result fantastic.