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Handel's Messiah: Bristol Choral Society, Music For Awhile Orchestra, Mary Nelson, Adrian Partington, James Neville, Daniel Auchincloss, Joshua Copeland
"Bristol Choral Society's Colston Hall Messiah unwraps Handel's masterpiece with the immediacy of a performance sung from memory, and accompanied by the stylish period instruments of Music for Awhile."
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This event takes place at Colston Hall, which has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Large auditioned choir (conductor Adrian Partington) staging top quality concerts in Bristol at the Colston Hall and Bristol Cathedral. Typical season includes at least three large-scale concerts per year with orchestras (such as Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) at the Colston Hall, plus a fourth at Bristol Cathedral as well as other events in and around Bristol. Presidents: Mark Padmore and the Lord Mayor of Bristol.
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Adrian Partington is Director of Music at Gloucester Cathedral, Artistic Director of the Gloucester Three Choirs Festival, Artistic Director of the BBC National Chorus of Wales, and Conductor of Gloucester and Bristol Choral Societies.
He studied at the Royal College of Music – with Herbert Howells amongst other teachers – and at King's College, Cambridge, where he was both the Organ Scholar and an Academic Scholar.
Adrian pursues a varied career as a conductor, a pianist and an organist.
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