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Concerts 2016 in St Botolph's Church, Trunch, North Walsham nr. Norwich, NR28 0PS
High Quality Concerts for many different Tastes

Admission to all concerts by programme, available at the door. £10 (concessions £8) unless otherwise stated.
All concert proceeds will be donated to St. Botolph's Church restoration and maintenance projects.

SATURDAY   8th OCTOBER at  7.30 pm

Vocality!

Vocality

Formed in 2011, Vocality! has become hugely popular in concerts around the county. Specialising in attractive and entertaining programmes, often of popular arrangements of music for up to eleven singers, audiences have been drawn by the quality of their a cappella singing. Items for wind instruments, performed by members of Norfolk Winds (see 13th Aug), intersperse the programme. Music by:

On Saturday October 8th at 7.30 pm the 19th Season of Concerts in St Botolph’s Church, Trunch, draws to a close with the popular group of singers Vocality! presenting a concert entitled ‘Let the Light Shine!’. The ensemble of 11 excellent and experienced choral singers (many are soloists with other choirs!) is drawn from all over North Norfolk and is directed by Tony Knight, who spent many years of his professional career preparing excellent materials for national initiatives in music education and has used his creative skills to forge this stimulating programme.  

The singers, who mostly perform a cappella, will be joined by members of Norfolk Winds (who thrilled their Trunch audience in the August 6th concert!) for some of their pieces. The Winds will also perform a few separate pieces to provide further diversity in the programme.  

The programme has broad appeal and includes…

·         Modern music (Carter’s Softly a Light is stealing; Ashton’s  The great invocation; Bozza’s  Musique de Nuit; Lennon/McCartney’s Because; Whitacre’s Lux Aurumque; Harris’ Holy is the true Light; Elis Pehkonen’s Hymn to the Sun’, Gjeilo’s Northern Lights)

·         Romantic music (Reger’s Unser lieben Frauen Traum; Mendelssohn’s Psalm 43 ‘Send out thy Light’)

·         Renaissance Music (Lassus’ La Nuit froide et sombre ; Marenzio’s Scaldara il Sol; Byrd’s Allelui emitte Spiritum; Tallis’ O Nata Lux)

·         Baroque music (Amner’s My Lord is hence removed; Buxtehude’s Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt; Schuetz’ Psalm 100; Handel’s Overture to the Royal Fireworks Music; Bach – O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht)

 Admission is by programme, £10 (£8 concessions). These can be purchased at the door from 6.45 pm onwards. We look forward to welcoming you to this last concert, in another very successful season.

 


Your support for the concerts and events helps to keep St Botolph's standing.
One of Norfolk's finest churches, it is a uniquely beautiful building both for worship and music-making.

  • In 2005 the tower was secured from splitting.
  • In 2010 the chancel roof was repaired.
  • The historic 1808 Wm Gray organ was restored in 2011.
  • In 2014 winter cloakroom facilities were installed.

The concerts at St Botolph’s Church, Trunch, enter their 17th season this year. The quality of performances is now very high indeed, increasingly attracting audience from beyond the local vicinity.

All concert proceeds will continue to be donated to St Botolph’s Church restoration projects. The Church and community would like to thank both the audiences and the performers for their generosity. Since 1998 the concerts have raised over £20,000 towards these projects. Thanks too to the dynamic Trunch Village Society for its support for publicity.

Performers reserve the right to change their programmes from those indicated in the brochure or website. The organising team will take reasonable steps to give notice if any concert has to be postponed or cancelled. Please check this website for up to date information closer to the dates of the concert.