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How to buy tickets

Ticket prices for concerts in St Mary's Dorchester

- £16 reserved centre aisle.

- £12 in the side aisles.

Date on sale

- Tickets will be available for sale approximately 6 weeks before concerts.

Where to buy

- Electronic ticket purchase from Ticketsource. Click on the "Buy Now" ticket icon which will be posted on the right hand side of this page (approx. 6 weeks before the concert).

- Harmony Music, 3-4 Forum Centre, Trinity Street, Dorchester (approx. 4 weeks before the concert)

- On the door at St Mary's (on the night)

Disabled access

- For information about disabled access and ticketing advice for disabled people and their helpers please call  01305 260458

- Please note that all tickets are non-refundable.

Seating plan

Future Events:

Spring Concert 2020

Stabat Mater - Antonín Dvořák

O Radiant Dawn - James MacMillan

Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten - Arvo Pärt

Jennifer Thomas (soprano)

Stephanie Franklin (alto)

Edward Rimmer (tenor)

Samuel Lom (bass)

St Mary's Church, Dorchester 7.30pm Saturday 21st March 2020

Director of Music: Colin Howard

Sung by Dorchester Choral Society,

Ticket booking available from February.

Book now

Our spring concert, with full orchestra, features O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan, Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt, with the main work being Stabat Mater, by Antonín Dvořák.   Soloists in Stabat Mater are Jennifer Thomas (soprano), Stephanie Franklin (alto), Edward Rimmer (tenor) and Samuel Lom (bass).

Dvořák started the composition of Stabat Mater in 1875, six months after the death of his new-born baby, Josefa. The score was completed in November, 1877, by which time his other two children had also died. The first performance took place in Prague in December, 1880 and was followed by concerts in Budapest and London's Royal Albert Hall. That performance is regarded as establishing the composer's international breakthrough, which was then enhanced through his ninth symphony (New World Symphony) and Slavonic Dances.
In the period leading up to Easter 2000, performances of Stabat Mater can be seen and heard in Berlin, Prague and ...... Dorchester.
Anyone wishing to familiarise themselves with this work may wish to buy or download one of the many excellent recordings that are available.  Alternatively, by visiting youtube.com you can view and listen to recordings by Mariss Jansons (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra) or Jakub Hrůa (Czech Philharmonic).



Come and Sing with Dorchester Choral Society

Belshazzar's Feast

Excerpts from Walton & Handel's settings of Belshazzar's Feast

United Church, 29 South Street, Dorchester DT11BY.

10.00-18.00 Saturday 16th May 2020

Director of Music: Colin Howard

 
 

Winter Concert 2020

Vivaldi - Beatus Vir

Schütz - Deutsches Magnifica

Pergolesi - The Magnificat

Bob Chilcott - Canon (Rosa Mystica)

St Mary's Church, Dorchester 7.30pm Saturday 5th December 2020

Director of Music: Colin Howard

Sung by Dorchester Choral Society.

Ticket booking available from October.