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Concert Series 2013/2014

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Saturday 9th November 2013 -  7.30pm

Benjamin Britten - St Nicolas

St Nicolas comprises St Nicolas comprises Britten’s first professional work intended primarily for amateur musicians. Alongside the wonderfully vivid text of Eric Crozier comes a dramatically bold portrait of the saint’s character.
Britten’s music enhances the drama of the text using striking contrasts in instrumentation, vocal style and highly colourful instrumental textures.

Young Nicholas - Karim Dandas

St Nicolas - Stephen Liley

The Pickled Boys - from Wakefield Cathedral Choir

Gallery Choir - Hill House Chamber Choir

Pianists - Clare Bullimore & Jonathan Gooing

National Festival Orchestra

Leader - Sally Robinson

Organ - David Houlder

Conductor - Simon Lindley

sponsored by the DCS Millennium Club

at Priory Place Methodist Church

Saturday 14th December 2013 - 7.00pm

George Frideric Handel - Messiah

A complete performance of Handel’s masterpiece –“cover to cover” – with a truly international line-up of soloists. Our conductor directs from the harpsichord

Soprano - Debra Morley

Alto - Margaret McDonald

Tenor - Ben Thapa

Bass - Ben Davies

Organ - David Houlder

Conductor - Simon Lindley

National Festival Orchestra leader Sally Robinson

Saturday 21st December 2013

Carols in the Market Place 10am - 12 noon

Saturday 22nd March 2014 - 7.30pm

Edward German - Merrie England

The patriotic story concerns love and rivalries at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. This fine work with its
lively and accessible music is enhanced by narration and strong characterisation in the solo roles

Soprano - Kristina James

Contralto - Lucy Appleyard

Tenor - Peter Condry

Bass - Philip Wilcox

Narrator - Elisabeth Horsey

Piano - Alan Horsey

Conductor - Simon Lindley

Sponsored by the Friends & Patrons of DCS

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Friday 14 March:

Annual Dinner The Stables

Saturday 17th May 2014 - 7.30pm

HAIL, HAYDN! with the famous NELSON MASS

Haydn’s glorious “Nelson” Mass with its original orchestration comes as the climax of a programme dedicated to attractive music from the great Austrian master and his younger contemporary Mozart.

Soprano - Sarah Potter

Alto - Kathryn Woodruff

Tenor - Christopher Trenholme

Bass - Thomas Asher

Conductor - Simon Lindley

National Festival Orchestra leader - Sally Robinson

Tuesday 27th May 2014

End-of-Season Reception - Doncaster Deaf School

Concert Series 2014/2015

Saturday 8 November 2014



Saturday 13 December 2014

Carol Concert – WW1 Theme


Saturday 21 March 2015




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All concerts  will be held at

Priory Place Methodist Church

The Society reserves the right to alter programmes and artistes as necessary

For further information & tickets please contact:

The Ticket Secretary: 01302 840728

or visit our website



Tickets £12.00 (usual concessions £10, school pupils FREE)

Season Tickets: 4 for the price of 3: £36 full & £30 concession

There are a limited number of reserved seats available at £2 extra for each concert

For further information and tickets contact:
Christiana Daley 01302 840728

Tickets for individual concerts are available from:
Tourist Information, High Street, Doncaster
Tel: (01302) 734309 or at the door.


Why not buy a season ticket? 4 concerts for the price of 3: £36, (£30 concessions).
(download the prospectus - link at the top of the page)


For further information please contact:

Mrs S Dumican, 29 Saxton Avenue, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 7AY

Tel: 01302 535678

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