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Choral Evensong sung by Visiting Choir: Sherborne Chamber Choir

Sunday 1st August

15:00 - 16:00


This service is held in the Quire of Wells Cathedral and is sung by Sherborne Chamber Choir. All are welcome to attend. 

  • Seating will be socially distanced as part of the Cathedral's continuing wish to help visitors and those attending services or events to feel safe. (see the Public Services page for more information)
  • Face masks are advised but are not mandatory
  • The Cathedral continues to ask all visitors and those attending services to scan the track and trace QR code, or to complete a track and trace form.

Formed in 1979, Sherborne Chamber Choir is an auditioned group of around forty members from Sherborne and the surrounding area It sings a wide range of repertoire, from the sixteenth century to the present day. Under the long standing leadership of its Musical Director Paul Ellis, it has built up a reputation throughout the region and further afield for the high standard of its performances and regularly gives concerts with some of this country's top soloists and orchestral players.

 

The choir has a long-standing informal relationship with Sherborne Abbey, giving three varied concerts a year there, as well as singing for occasional services. It also gives occasional performances elsewhere in the region and more widely, both in the UK and abroad, where venues have included Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, San Gimignano, and Siena Cathedral. It has made two CDs, Comfort, Life and Love, in aid of St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice and hospices throughout the country, and a CD of carols with Sherborne Abbey Choir, both recorded in the Abbey.

 

Listen to our Music

Friday 17th & Saturday 18th Sept: The Cathedral will close at the earlier time of 6pm in preparation for the Jess Gillam concerts. Tickets will be available on the door from 6.45pm for just £15 (cash only)