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Reports and archive pictures of the Bostock Singers in concert.
Christmas Concert at Hartford Church - Tuesday, 11th December 2012
The last concert of a busy year took place at our rehearsal venue, Hartford Methodist Church on Tuesday, 11th December. A packed audience were treated to a range of Christmas carols and songs, from Away in a Manger to Fairy tale of New York before retiring to the vestry for tea and mince pies. The evening was enjoyed by all.
Joint Concert at Nantwich Civic Hall - Sunday, 9th December 2012
The choir joined forces with the co-operative youth wind band at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday, 9th December. Each performed a set in the first half before alternating Christmas music in the second, with some joint numbers and audience participation.
The co-operative band manager, Jackie Davies said “This has to be one of the best joint concerts we have taken part in and we hope to repeat it in 2013. Well done the choir and the band”.
Capesthorne Hall - Tuesday, 11th December 2012
The choir were carolling at Capesthorne Hall on Sunday 25th November as part of the Hall’s Christmas celebrations.
The whole choir assembled in the courtyard to entertain the arriving guests with selected Christmas songs and carols before splitting into two groups - one remaining in the courtyard, and the other entertaining in the drawing room. The choirs alternated for the afternoon and were received very well.
We were in concert at Kinglsey Community Centre on 13th October.
The concert started with some classics, and we were again joined by Laurence and Ralf Sparks who performed two peices on Piano accompanying the Violin. The first half ended with Bridge over Troubled Water.
Rhythm of life started the second half off, and the the musical interval was provided by the excellent Daniel Morgan who performed two peices on the euphonium, accompanied by our musical director Alison Richards. The concert was completed by more songs from out repertoire.
Tuesday 3rd July 2012 saw an informal concert at the church. People were allowed to watch our rehearsal before, and the concert was very well recieved, Run by Snow Patrol being a particular favourite.Thanks again to Shirley for her organisation of the event.
We were in concert on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at St Stephen's Church in Moulton - the concert in aid of church funds.
It included some new music, as well as some other popular songs from our repertoire, and was received very well by a full house.
Alison said "I was delighted with our focus and sound - our best concert ever!"
Shirley passes on a big thank you to all who took part. Please go to the Galleries page for pictures of the evening.
A concert report was also in the Northwich Guardian:
Concert-goers enjoy summer music in Moulton
JUBILEE celebrations were extended in Moulton as St Stephen’s Church held a summer concert.
An audience of 100 people enjoyed performances by the Bostock Singers and by musicians from Sir John Deane’s College.
The choir sang from their varied repertoire of gospel, jazz, classical, popular standards and the musicals, while students Laurence and Ralf Sparks
played piano and violin and Callum Wilson played the tuba between programme sections.
The Bostock Singers accompanist Peter Drew also played his part with a piece from Schumann.
The finale of the concert was a moving performance of the very popular One Day More from Les Miserables.
The evening finished with a reception in the church hall.
Money raised on the night will be split between the church and Church Hall Association of Moulton Parish