We’re hard at work preparing for our next concert. Come and join us!

January has quickly passed once more, and the Ruddington and District Choral Society are busy preparing for their next concert in May. Under the guidance of musical director Paul Hayward and accompanist Michael Overbury, the choir are learning music by Henry Purcell, including Dido and Aeneas, I was glad when they said unto me and[…]

A Christmas Feast of Baroque Music

On 9th December 2017 the Choir sang joyous music to herald the birth of a child, Jesus, and whether choir members were  religious or not, they enjoyed singing  this Christmas music by Bach.  Although it would have been much more convenient if singing did not include breathing!   The fast pace of the music, and many[…]

Rehearsal dates for Spring/Summer 2018

The Spring / Summer Term 2018 brings the music of Henry Purcell to Ruddington, where the choir will be learning and performing “Dido and Aeneas”, “I was glad”, “Rejoice in the Lord alway (the Bell anthem)” and “Thou knowest, Lord.” Rehearsals are on the following Monday evenings in spring/summer 2018: Mondays 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th January at St[…]

RDCS sing at Ruddington’s Christmas Fayre 2017

For the third consecutive year, Ruddington and District Choral Society sang carols at the Ruddington Christmas Fayre. This year’s event was on Saturday 2nd December, and the singing was enjoyed by those in St Peter’s Church who stopped to listen and by those browsing the many stalls. The carols included traditional festive favourites such as[…]

You are invited to our next concert “A Christmas Feast of Baroque Music” at St Peter’s Church, Ruddington

Ruddington and District Choral Society with the Ruddington Chamber Ensemble present A Christmas Feast of Baroque Music Come and hear Bach’s “Sleepers, wake” Cantata BWV 140 using the familiar Advent hymn melody as well as Bach’s virtuosic Magnificat in D Major BWV 243.  The orchestra will also perform the Pastorale from Corelli’s Christmas Concerto the[…]