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We invite you to join us for our performance of the choral masterpiece:

Handel's MESSIAH

Saturday 16th November, 7.30pm.
Church of St Alban the Martyr, Stanhope St, Birmingham B12 0YF.

We will be joined by the following first-class professional musicians, adding extra sparkle to the performance:  

The Musical and Amicable Society - an orchestra of musicians specialising in period instruments to give an authentic baroque sound. Many of you will remember them from our performance of Bach's St John Passion in 2018.

Four talented vocal soloists:
Penny Appleyard, soprano
Philippa Thomas, mezzo
Ed Ballard, baritone
Xavier Hetherington, tenor 

Click here to see the photographs and biographies of our performers.

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Walking for Alan.
On Saturday 5th October, Barry Jones  will be doing a 16 mile sponsored walk linking up many BFCS concert venues, in memory of his friend and fellow tenor Alan Clawley, who died last year. He will be joined for some or all of the route by other singers, and the proceeds will be divided 50/50 between two of Alan's favourite causes: Birmingham Festival Choral Society and Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue.

Further information about Alan, and details about the sponsored walk, can be found on our website.

If you would like to make a donation, please click on the bar below, or follow the link from the website article.
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BFCS Dates for your Diary

Saturday 14 December 2019, 6pm
Christmas Charity Concert
in aid of Cameron Grant Memorial Trust,
supporting mental health in young people. 

Ladywood ARC, Darnley Rd, Birmingham B16 8TF

Saturday 28 March 2020, 7.30pm
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle
Ruddock Arts Centre, King Edward's School, Birmingham, B15 2UA

Sunday 5 July 2020, 6.30pm
In the Mood.

Choral music inspired by Jazz & Blues.
Trefoil House, Blucher Street, Birmingham B1 1QL

Saturday 28 November 2020, 7.30pm
Elgar: Dream of Gerontius

(BFCS 175th anniversary concert)
Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 
Birmingham, B4 7XR

Click here to see the concert posters for the 2019/2020 season.

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