founded 1947

 . . .bringing together lovers of fine music in a friendly and convivial atmosphere

Chipping Sodbury Music Society

UK Registered Charity No. 1005346

Chipping Sodbury Music Society's 2020-21 Season

This season of excellent concerts has been in the planning for some time, in the hope that they will take place.  We will place updates on this website.

Due to the continuing uncertainty arising from the coronavirus pandemic the firsy three concerts in October, November and December have been cancelled.  We will review the situation in November and make a decision about the remaining concerts from February to May 2021

Helen Reid - Piano


Tuesday 13th October 2020 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


Former BBC Young Musician keyboard finalist Helen Reid presents Visions of Night - solo piano music inspired by night, including works by Poulenc, Schumann, Britten and Debussy.  

Helen gives recitals all around England and in Europe.

CANCELLED

Sadly, due to continuing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, it has been decided to cancell this concert.  We plan to re-book Helen Reid for a future concert, perhaps in our 2021-22 season

Lauren Scott - Harp


Tuesday 10th November 2020 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


Her passion for the lever harp inspires her interpretations of atmospheric works by 20th century composere ranging from John Cage and Peter Maxwell Davies to Lennon and McCartney, as well as her own ambient compositions.  A recipient PRS (Performing Rights Society) Foundation Women Make Music scheme, her compositions have received acclaim with recent performances at the World Harp Congress and Australia.


CANCELLED

Sadly, due to continuing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, it has been decided to cancel this concert.  We plan to re-book Lauren Scott for a future concert, perhaps in our 2021-22 season.

CANCELLED

Sadly, due to continuing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, Eboniot have cancelled thier dates in the UK.  We very much hope we will be able to re-bookthem for a future concert, perhaps in our 2021-22 season.

Ebonit Saxophone Quartet


Tuesday 8th December 2020 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


Four Musicians from the Netherlands, Spain and Poland present a versatile repertoire consisting of original saxaphone compositions as well as their own arrangements of string quartets and orchestral music.  Ebonit will show a new and fresh light at the works of well-known composers like Beethoven and Mendelssohn, through the saxaphone's flexibility and palette of colours.

The following concerts are still planned to take place.  We will review them in November to make a decision on them.  There may be an additional concert in June, perhaps one of those artists we have been forced to cancel.

Leo Popplewell - Cello


Tuesday 9th February 2021 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


Supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the dynamic and versatile cellist Leo Popplewell is joined by renowned pianist and Lieder-interpreter Michael Pandya in a passionate exploration of the cello as a human voice, culminating in Schumann's mighty "Dichterliebe".

South Gloucestershire Music Hub


Tuesday 9th March 2021 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church, High Street, Chipping Sodbury.  BS37 6AH


The Hub offers a wealth of inspirational music-making activities to children and young people in this area.  A not-to-be missed performance by various groups from the Hub.

Fitzroy String Quartet


Tuesday 27th April 2021 - 7:30pm


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


Winners of the Beethoven Prize at the 2nd International Beethoven Chamber Music Competition, the Fitzroy Quartet formed at the Royal Academy of Music in 2014.  They are proud participants in the Pro Quartet European Chamber Music Academy and perform regularly in the UK and abroad.

Wotton Silver Band


Tuesday 25th May 2021 - 7:30


Chipping Sodbury Town Hall


"Of the great British band tradition, having a 125 year heritage, performing with panache both original works for brass and arrangements of popular Classics".