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Festive Winter Concert

Saturday 3rd December sees a festive winter concert at Stone’s Christ Church, given by Stone Choral Society. Conductor Harriet Johnson will be joined by Fulford Community Choir, plus Equale Brass Quintet, with accompaniment from Jenny Hames, baritone Peter Taylor and soprano Kate Thompson. Bob Chilcott’s Wenceslas and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols will be performed, along with a ...

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Stone Choral Society concert celebrates summer

Members of Stone Choral Society recently returned from a five-day trip to south-east Poland, where they performed at two concerts and enjoyed exploring and sightseeing, topped off with evening meals with the Strzyzow choir which meant lots more singing to go with the beer, wine and vodka! They are now gearing up for their next concert, asking what sums up ...

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Stone Choral Society singing masterclass

On Saturday 17th January, Stone Choral Society are hosting a special Come and Sing event. The day will include the singing of Fauré’s splendid Requiem, a popular work among choral societies with its soaring melodies and rich harmonies. There will also be a singing masterclass led by Musical Director and voice specialist, Harriet Johnson. This singing masterclass is designed to ...

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Stone Choral Society Concert This November

Stone Choral Society wants to make all its concerts special, and this one is special because it features the work of a local composer and choir member: Stuart Johnson. We shall be singing his Requiem and also Vivaldi’s Gloria. Stuart Johnson is well known throughout Staffordshire for his work with music education and was the Head of Music for Staffordshire ...

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Stone Choral Society – A very special concert!

Stone Choral Society

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a great piece of music by a local Staffordshire composer: Stuart Johnson. Stuart Johnson is the Assistant Musical Director at Stone Choral Society; his daughter Harriet is our Musical Director.  But Stuart’s long musical career has also involved lecturing in Northumberland, playing in the band of the King’s Dragoon Guards and finally becoming Head ...

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Stone Choral Society – Opera Choruses

The next Stone Choral Society Concert will be “Opera Choruses” conducted by Harriet Johnson. It will feature a number of popular choruses by Bizet, Borodin, Mascagni, Puccini, Purcell, Verdi & Weber. We shall be joined by some children and adults from St Michael’s First School, Stone. The concert starts at 7pm -earlier than our usual time, on Saturday 28th June ...

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Stone Choral Society’s Christmas concert

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without carols and mince pies, and there will be plenty of both at Stone Choral Society’s Christmas concert on Thursday 19th December at Christ Church at 7.30 pm. The choir will be singing John Rutter’s Brother Heinrich’s Christmas, a narrated work with Harriet Johnson conducting. There will still be time for lots of congregational carols ...

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