An evening with Henry Purcell – 19th May 2018

An evening of Purcell’s music, featuring such favourite works as Rejoice in the Lord alway alongside his opera Dido and Aeneas was performed in St Peter’s Church, Ruddington on Saturday 19th May 2018. The Ruddington and District Choral Society were joined by their orchestra The Ruddington Chamber Ensemble (with their leader for this concert, David Wood) and soloists mainly[…]

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[…]

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[…]