Three cheers for the vaccination roll-out – but at the point of writing (mid-February) it is too soon to be able to predict with any certainty when life will have assumed enough normality to regard any future event as a done deal.
However, Edington Arts has a proposed music season organised, and, providing of course that the church is fully open, and subject to whatever regulations are in place at the time, our calendar for live music in Edington Priory Church is as follows:
Saturday 8th May at 7.30: Fine Arts Brass. Baroque to Tango from five international brass players; two trumpets, french horn, trombone and tuba.
Saturday July 3rd, 10-5: The Edington Arts Choral Workshop, lead by Jeremy Summerly. Britten’s ‘Rejoice in the Lamb’ and Elgar’s ‘Great is the Lord’. Organist; Richard Pinel.
Saturday 2nd October, at 7.30: The Oxford Bach Soloists, conducted by Tom Hammond-Davies. This hugely respected and internationally regarded string ensemble and soloists present ‘Bach’s Virtuosi’.
Saturday 4th December time tbc: Advent Concert from the Choir of Keble College, Oxford, conducted by Paul Brough.
Detailed Box Office information and anything else we can tell you will be uploaded onto our website, www.edingtonarts.org, as soon as we have a confirmed plan, and tickets for May 8th will be on sale from immediately after Easter. Please read the April issue of your Parish Magazine for all the information you will need around the May 8th Fine Arts Brass concert. Meanwhile, keep everything crossed for a successful easing of lockdown rules!