Category Archives: Past Events

Concert by the Reading Phoenix Choir

Saturday 15 October 2016 at 7:30pm

St Nicholas Church, Chadlington, Oxfordshire, OX7 3LX

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Come and hear the Reading Phoenix Choir, internationally acclaimed choir, sing a varied and beautiful selection of choral music at St. Nicholas’ Church in Chadlington this Saturday. The choir will be singing a range of music to include works by Parry, Morley, Rachmaninoff and Billy Joel. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets are priced at £10 (£5 for under 16s). We hope to see many of you there!

An evening with Bill & Bob

Saturday 23rd July 2016 at 7:30pm

An Evening with Bill and Bob
(celebrating Shakepeare and Chilcott)

St Nicholas Church, Chadlington, Oxfordshire, OX7 3LX

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Commotio is excited to perform for the first time in Chadlington, with internationally renowned composer and choral expert, Bob Chilcott. Following the success of their last joint project, The Rose in the Middle of Winter CD, which topped the Classical Specialist Chart in 2013, Commotio will be recording a new CD with Bob Chilcott later this year.

Highlighting the versatility of Chilcott’s work, Commotio will perform both a capella works and with acclaimed jazz pianist Alexander Hawkins and jazz trio.

Commemorating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Commotio will breathe new life into Shakespeare’s familiar words with contemporary choral settings by Leslie, Hyde, Larsen and Łukaszewski. Following hot on the heels of the American premiere, Commotio will sing the European Premiere of Bob Chilcott’s Ophelia, Caliban and Miranda in which poet Charles Bennett gives new voice to Shakespeare’s much loved characters in this choral-jazz fusion.

Join Bob Chilcott and Commotio for a fantastic evening of world-class contemporary choral music, including the opportunity to meet one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary composers!

Tickets £12/£8 available from here

What does it mean to be Inclusive?

Saturday 16 July 2016

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On Saturday 16th July there is a half-day Inclusive Church event for the Diocese of Gloucester exploring what it means to be inclusive. It will take place at The National Star College, Ullenwood Manor, Ullenwood, Cheltenham GL53 9QU – about 50 minutes drive away – between 1.30 – 4.30 pm.

Although we are not in the Diocese of Gloucester we have been invited to attend and a group from the Benefice will be going. If you would like to join us please let Mark know as soon as possible by emailing him here.