Concerts on 20-12-2010
- Favourite carols and Christmas music
- Conductor : Gavin Carr
- Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
- Performer: Dame Emma Kirkby
- Performer: BSO Brass
BSOET Celebrity Carol Concert
A selection of favourite Christmas carols and songs performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and BSO Brass. The evening also features seasonal readings by Kate Adie, Rachel Billington, Sarah Challis, Charles Collingwood (Brian in The Archers) and Mrs Anthony Pitt-Rivers (Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset).
A reception with the celebrities folllows the concert in the Big School Room, Sherborne School.
- Handel : Messiah
- Conductor : Dominic Wheeler
- Performer: Sarah Tynan (Soprano) David Allsopp (Counter-Tenor)
- Performer: Thomas Hobbs (Tenor) Neal Davies (Bass)
- Performer: Exeter Festival Chorus
Since 1742, the messiah has secured itself in the Christmas calendar. Retelling the story of Christ, it is heaped full of beautiful arias including He Was Despised and Rejected and I Know that My Redeemer Liveth, and rousing choruses like For Unto Us a Child is Born and the ever-popular Hallelujah Chorus.