Chipping Sodbury Music Society aims to bring together lovers of different types of music and musicians in a friendly, convivial atmosphere.

founded 1947

Tuesday - 8 OCTOBER 2019 - 7.30pm

Saxophone and Harp Duo

Huw Wiggin – saxophone and

Oliver Wass – harp

 . . . were brought together by a shared love of music for saxophone and harp. They will present a highly enjoyable programme of music for this unusual pairing of instruments.


  • Arabesque no. 1 in E major            - Claude Debussy


  • Preludes Book 1, no. 8,                  - Claude Debussy   

          Girl with the Flaxen Hair   


  • Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031    - JS Bach


  • Around the Clock Suite (selection)   - Pearl Chertok


  • Pavane pour une infante défunte      - Maurice Ravel


  • Children’s Songs (selection)             - Armando Anthony “Chick "Corea


  • Spiegel im Spiegel                            - Arvo Pärt


  • Chant du Ménestrel, op. 71               - Alexander Glazunov


  • Spanish Dance no.1                          - Manuel De Falla

         from the opera La Vida Breve,

              arr. Grandjany

  • Songs (collection)                           - George Gershwin

  • Introduction and Variations             - Jules Auguste Demersseman

   on the Carnival of Venice

Huw Wiggin (left) and Oliver Wass

in Chipping Sodbury Town Hall 

October 8 2019

Tuesday - 12 NOVEMBER 2019 - 7.30pm

Giacomo Susani

Solo Guitar

Supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust this Italian classical  guitarist and composer continually  enthralls his audiences all over Europe with the quality of his interpretations and performances. A wonderful night is promised.

Tuesday – 3 DECEMBER 2019 - 7.30pm

Roaring Fork Wind Quintet

Now in their tenth year together, the Roaring Fork Wind Quintet are delighted to be returning to Chipping Sodbury with a selection of classics new and old, guaranteed to get your toes tapping! This is a group of musicians who so obviously love what they do.

Tuesday - 11 FEBRUARY 2020 - 7.30pm

Piatti Quartet

This is another return visit, by popular request. You can look forward to a superb evening with this distinguished, award winning quartet, known for their diverse programming and passionate interpretations.

Tuesday -10 MARCH 2020 - 7.30pm


Annabel Knight - flute and recorder

Robin Bigwood – harpsichord

 . . . are baroque chamber  musicians who first visited us in 2012. They delight in sharing their passion for the music of this lavish, intimate and extravagant musical period.

Tuesday - 7 APRIL 2020 - 7.30pm

Bristol Chamber Choir

Looking forward very much to their return visit to CSMS, the choir, which regularly performs early music as well as 20th century works, will be singing Bach’s ‘Jesu Meine Freude’ followed by a mix of madrigals and part songs in lighter mood.

Tuesday - 5 MAY 2020 - 7:30

Shirley Smart Jazz Trio

Shirley Smart - Cello

John Crawford - piano

Demi Garcia Sabat - drums/percussion

"Long Story Short"

Shirley Smart is one of the UK's most versatile and creative cellists, at home in Classical, Jazz and Middle Eastern music.  This will be an exciting evening of diverse music infused with dynamic improvisation.

2019-20 Season