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New Year, New Challenge !

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So it was really disappointing to have to cancel our 2017 Christmas concert due to bad weather. Wouldn't you know it, we probably only had 2 days of snow all year, and it happened to co-incide with our concert ! Still, never...

A real treat for Chepstow !

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What a wonderful evening of music we experienced on Saturday - I'm sure Mozart & Haydn would have been thrilled to know that a little Welsh town choral society could still do their music justice in 2017 ! Boosted by the presence...

Mozart & Haydn ready to hit Chepstow !

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OK, well maybe not the composers themselves, (that would be a pretty clever trick), but we are looking forward to performing their beautiful music on April 1st in St Mary's church, Chepstow at 7.30pm. We've had a lot of fun rehearsing...

A Standing Ovation for the Requiem !

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Once again, Chepstow Choral Society put on a great concert with an enthusiastic audience (despite clashing with the Six Nations showdown !). The choir first performed Fauré 's well loved Requiem, with soloists Roger Martin & Angela Ham coming from within the...

Music for all Seasons !

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Christmas isn't the only special time for choral societies - who doesn't love a concert full of festive favourites ? Easter can be an equally special time, with many wonderfully appropriate works to choose from. This year CCS will be performing...

Messiah Ovation

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A prolonged standing ovation from a large audience was the deserved reward for Chepstow Choral Society, soloists and orchestra at the conclusion of a superb performance of GF Handel’s most famous oratorio “Messiah”. Indeed, this is probably the most well-known work...