The internationally acclaimed Tallis Scholars combine their perfect a capella sound with the fabulous Dorchester Abbey acoustics to make this the unmissable concert of the Festival week.
Our first Festival folk night kicks off with a great double bill of award winning young folk artists. Whether you enjoy the smooth tones & fiddle of Jackie Oates or the big sound of Sam Kelly and his band, it’ll be a night to remember!
A Night at the Oscars – The BBC Elstree Concert Band and The Oxford Collutorium Choir – Saturday 4th May 7.30pm
A night on the red carpet of Hollywood with a programme of music straight from the Oscars! Every memorable piece from West Side Story to Superman has won a prestigious Academy award. The Oxford Collutorium Choir will be joining the incredible sound of this big band as it makes a welcome return to the Dorchester […]
Oxford’s all-male a cappella group and semi-finalists of Britain’s Got Talent showcase their award-winning combination of vibrant vocals, outrageously unprofessional choreography and occasionally intentional comedy!
This hugely popular all-male a cappella student group from Oxford Universities run fun afternoon workshops for children and adults.
Cara plays a beautiful programme of Mendelssohn, Schubert and Faure on her 1781 Gagliano cello.Concert Programme:
Mendelssohn Sonata in D major op 58
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Faure Romance op 69 & Papillon op 77
Programme: Mussorgsky Pictures at the exhibition, Rachmaninov “Vocalise”, and others
Anna Snesar, Dorothy Whyte-Venables and Ilya Chetverikov play a programme inspired by Gypsy Heritage
Beethoven Violin Sonata N.8 Op.30 N3
Dvorak from “Gypsy Songs”
No.4 songs my mother taught me
No.5 Tune thy strings o Gipsy
Vaughan Williams from “Songs of Travel”
No.4 Youth and Love
No.6 the Infinite Shining Heavens
No.9 I have trod the upward and downward slope
C.V. Stanford – The […]
Whether you’re looking for locally sourced food, a special gift or unique craft decorations for your home, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Dorchester Food & Gift Fair makes a perfect day out for all the family.
Continuing the annual tradition Dorchester’s a capella group, Two a Part. will welcome May in by singing from the Abbey tower and then in the Abbey.
John Rutter, one of the UK’s foremost choral composers, will lead a Come & Sing day in Dorchester Abbey
A rare opportunity for children autistic schools to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey. Please do join them!