Latest News at St George's Bristol

St George’s Bristol: updated COVID-19 FAQs

Posted: August 11, 2020

St George’s Bristol updated Covid-19 FAQs Is St George’s Bristol open? St George’s Bristol closed due to Covid-19 from Tuesday…

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Keith Tippett 1947-2020

Posted: June 16, 2020

Keith Tippett 1947-2020  Phil Johnson remembers and celebrates Keith Tippett There aren’t many geniuses from Bristol. Keith Tippett, born in…

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Black Lives Matter

Posted: June 12, 2020

  St George’s Bristol stands in solidarity with black artists and the wider black community at this time. As an…

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Local Hero: St George’s Bristol makes national headlines

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  Local Hero: St George’s Bristol makes national headlines Like so many arts and music venues across the country, the…

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Musical Messages

Posted: June 3, 2020

St George’s Bristol Listen In Our new digital Listen In series includes some wonderful messages of support from our favourite artists…

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Listen In

Posted: May 29, 2020

  Our digital Listen In series included weekly Lunchtime Concerts, late night audio listening sessions and a live Philosophical Times event…

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An Update and Thank You Message from St George’s Bristol CEO, Suzanne Rolt

Posted: March 26, 2020

Our Covid-19 Response – An Update and Thank You Message from St George’s Bristol CEO, Suzanne Rolt T H A N…

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St George’s Bristol Closure due to Covid-19 FAQs

Posted: March 20, 2020

St George’s Bristol Closure due to Covid-19 FAQs Is St George’s Bristol open? St George’s Bristol is closed for events…

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Closure & Cancellations: COVID-19

Posted: March 17, 2020

Closure & Cancellations: COVID-19 Statement issued 17 March 2020   Please see our updated FAQs here for the latest information…

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April highlights – A UK premiere and world class performers at St George’s this April

Posted: March 5, 2020

April highlights A UK premiere and world class performers at St George’s this April   This month St George’s Bristol…

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Best of 2019 at St George’s Bristol

Posted: March 3, 2020

Best of 2019 at St George’s Bristol – Photography by Evan Dawson   AKA Trio As we move further into…

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Bristol New Music 2020

Posted: February 12, 2020

Bristol New Music Thu 23 – Sun 26 April Taking place biennially across Bristol, and returning for its fourth edition…

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Filmic 2020

Posted: February 10, 2020

FILMIC 2020 Bristol’s annual film-meets-music festival is back! The ninth edition of Filmic runs from March – early June, for…

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Valentine’s Day at St George’s – Fri 14 Feb

Posted: February 6, 2020

Relax this Valentine’s day. St George’s has you covered with our delicious menu. A main, sweet treat and a glass…

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St George’s Café Bar Introduces Evening Pre-Concert Menu

Posted: February 5, 2020

  St George’s Café Bar Introduces Evening Pre-Concert Menu Visitors to St George’s Bristol can now enjoy a delicious new…

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Fragments of St George’s – New Exhibition – Exploring Memories Through Making

Posted: January 29, 2020

St George’s Bristol community project wonderfully displayed in brand new exhibition – A creative exploration of memories through making  …

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St George’s Bristol celebrates Jamaican music and culture with a new exhibition and concerts.

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  St George’s Bristol celebrates Jamaican music and culture with a new exhibition and concerts.   The Reggae Ticket –…

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January 2020 Culture Flash Sale

Posted: January 14, 2020

  The Culture Flash Sale is back! 10am Wednesday 15 January – 10am Thursday 16 January St George’s Bristol is…

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Bristol celebrates 250 years of Beethoven

Posted: December 16, 2019

Bristol celebrates 250 years of Beethoven Written by Edward Christian-Hare 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of a…

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Fair Saturday

Posted: November 29, 2019

Fair Saturday   From 10am-10pm on Fair Saturday, in the spirit of making culture more accessible, we are delighted to…

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New Spring Season at St George’s

Posted: November 18, 2019

Operatic arias, classical virtuosos, philosophical thoughts and even the digeridoo feature in the new St George’s 2020 spring season launching…

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September 19 Culture Flash Sale

Posted: September 4, 2019

The Culture Flash Sale is back! 10am Thursday 5 September – 10am Friday 6 September St George’s Bristol is delighted…

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Time Lapse: Our New Building!

Posted: June 13, 2019

Time Lapse: Our New Building! We are beyond delighted to be able to share this new time lapse footage of…

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River Town 2019

Posted: May 29, 2019

  River Town 2019   A summer celebration of roots and Americana music Tue 11 Jun 2019 – Sun 28…

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We’re recruiting Trustees & Associate Trustees!

Posted: March 13, 2019

We’re recruiting Trustees & Associate Trustees! St George’s Bristol is recruiting up to seven new enthusiastic and committed Trustees to…

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The Asian Arts Agency’s short introduction to Qawwali

Posted: March 8, 2019

The Asian Arts Agency’s short introduction to Qawwali Ahead of welcoming Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali to St George’s on Thursday 28 March,…

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FILMIC19

Posted: February 20, 2019

FILMIC19 Bristol’s annual film meets music celebration returns in its eight edition through March and April for a mix of…

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National Award Win For CEO of St George’s Bristol – Suzanne Rolt

Posted: February 12, 2019

  The annual ABO Classical Music Awards have once again honoured excellence in the fields of orchestral, concert hall and…

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St George’s Bristol Introduces Classical Music – Without The Rules

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    Programmers at St George’s Bristol are on a radical mission to introduce a younger generation to classical music…

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Bristol Women’s Voice discount at St George’s Bristol

Posted: January 29, 2019

St George’s Bristol is delighted to offer a 10% discount for our friends at Bristol Women’s Voice, across selected concerts…

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Ujima Radio discount at St George’s Bristol

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St George’s Bristol is delighted to offer a 10% discount for our friends at Ujima Radio, across selected concerts this…

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Triodos Bank discount at St George’s Bristol

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St George’s Bristol is delighted to offer a 10% discount for our friends at Triodos Bank, across selected concerts this…

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A new way to experience classical music

Posted: January 18, 2019

Classical Mixtape Live 1 Ideal for those keen to give classical a go, but not sure where to start. And…

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January ’19 Culture Flash Sale

Posted: January 16, 2019

Culture Flash Sale 10am 17 January to 10am 18 January 2019 Arts fans can save money with thousands of discounted…

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Christmas Opening Times

Posted: December 11, 2018

Christmas Opening Times Sunday 23 Dec – Tuesday 1 Jan: Café Bar closed with the exception of 30 Dec as…

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National Lottery #ThanksToYou: 50 Half Price Tickets for ‘Chiaroscuro Quartet…’

Posted: November 23, 2018

National Lottery   #ThanksToYou 50 Half Price Tickets for ‘Chiaroscuro Quartet and Kristian Bezuidenhout’ on 7 December 2018 at 7.30pm. Quote…

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An exclusive discount with Bristol 247, Better Bristol and Better Business

Posted: October 30, 2018

St George’s Bristol is delighted to offer a 10% discount for selected concerts for members of Bristol 247’s Better Bristol…

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Celebrate Christmas 2018 at St George’s Bristol

Posted: October 29, 2018

Celebrate Christmas 2018 at St George’s Bristol   St George’s Bristol is getting into the festive spirit, with glorious music…

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Spooky Pianos, a Story-Teller & Swan Lake for Half Term

Posted: October 23, 2018

Spooky Pianos, a Story-Teller & Swan Lake for Half Term FAMILIES can get musical this half term with three events…

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Celebrating Debussy’s Centenary

Posted: October 15, 2018

100 Years of Claude Debussy A Blog from Classical Bristol’s Charlotte Perkins   Debussy: the name conjures lush harmonies, immense…

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Dramatic Countdown with Just Hours to Prepare from Build Handover to Season Opener

Posted: September 6, 2018

Inside the new extension at St George’s Bristol, as seen from the stairs up to the Glass Studio. STAFF at…

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The 24-Hour Flash Sale is back for AW18!

Posted: September 4, 2018

#CultureFlashSale – 24-Hour Culture Flash Sale from 10am Thursday 6 Sept to 10am Friday 7 Sept #CultureFlashSale 24-Hour Culture Flash Sale…

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Fantastic offers and discounts at St George’s this season!

Posted: August 22, 2018

From concert series to ice cream, we’ve got some fantastic offers and discounts available at St George’s this season! We’re…

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NHS discount at St George’s Bristol

Posted: July 31, 2018

St George’s Bristol is delighted to offer a 10% discount for all NHS tickets across selected concerts this season As…

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Centenary: 100 years of Claude Debussy

Posted: July 23, 2018

2018 marks 100 years since the death of Debussy – join us this autumn to celebrate his life and work…

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Introducing Bristol Keyboard Festival

Posted: July 17, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce our inaugural Bristol Keyboard Festival. Photo courtesy of Steinway & Sons Bristol Keyboard Festival Tuesday 30…

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The Chineke! Foundation brings musicians to work with Bristol schoolchildren

Posted: July 2, 2018

The Chineke! foundation took their orchestra outreach work to two state secondary schools in Bristol, in collaboration with St George’s…

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Business Award Win for St George’s Bristol!

Posted: June 22, 2018

STAFF and volunteers at St George’s Bristol are celebrating after winning Bristol Business Awards ‘Leisure and Tourism Business of the…

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Paul Lewis: Beauty, Truth and Laughter

Posted: May 15, 2018

Paul Lewis explores the delicious wit and wild humour of Haydn’s piano sonatas, together with works by Beethoven and Brahms,…

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Bach at the centre of Solomon’s Knot 10th anniversary year

Posted: May 9, 2018

Mass in B minor and a new Motet project Solomon’s Knot gives two final performances of their acclaimed B-minor Mass…

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The Hall on the Hill returns May 21

Posted: May 2, 2018

  A CAST of 200 returns to the stage at St George’s Bristol for a new community opera ‘The Hall…

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Bristol New Music 2018

Posted: March 28, 2018

Bristol New Music – the UK’s international contemporary music biennial Fri 20 – Sun 22 April 2018 Please note: the…

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River Town is back!

Posted: March 22, 2018

First wave of artists announced for RIVER TOWN, Bristol’s 4th annual Americana festival For the fourth year running, Colston Hall…

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Sir David Attenborough in Conversation

Posted: March 20, 2018

TELEVISION icon Sir David Attenborough will be ‘in conversation’ with friend and colleague, Mike Gunton, to help raise funds for…

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Concerts postponed

Posted: March 1, 2018

CONCERTS POSTPONED Due to the extreme weather conditions, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone ‘The Hall on The…

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Classical concerts that everyone can afford…

Posted: February 15, 2018

Classical Bristol is all about inspiring people to explore the world of classical music. We want to make it as…

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Filmic 2018

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  Filmic, our ongoing exploration of the creative connections across film and music returns in March and April for an…

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An Evening of Brilliance…

Posted: February 14, 2018

How do you celebrate the realisation of a dream and bring people together to share in it? With An Evening…

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Interview: Yola Carter

Posted: January 24, 2018

Read Acoustic Magazine’s interview with Bristol’s star-on-the-rise, Yola Carter Yola Carter’s unique take on soul/country music is earning her a…

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The 24-Hour Flash Sale is back for 2018!

Posted: January 16, 2018

Culture Flash Sale for Bristol and Bath Culture fans can save money on thousands of tickets across Bristol and Bath…

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New Year: New Music!

Posted: December 14, 2017

2018 is bringing Bristol a host of new concerts, venues and ensembles: and even some brand new music. Both Colston…

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New Season Classics

Posted: December 11, 2017

Classical at St George’s – Spring/Summer 2018 While we may be looking a little different in 2018 (okay, quite a…

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COSMOS CHILDREN’S CHOIR SPARKLES FOR FREE FESTIVE CONCERT

Posted: December 6, 2017

COSMOS Children’s Community Choir is taking to the stage at St George’s Bristol for a free Christmas concert at 1pm…

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Gospel Choir Festive Pop Up for Builders at St George’s

Posted: November 27, 2017

BUILDERS working on the ambitious extension project at St George’s Bristol are in for a festive treat on November 28…

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday SALE

Posted: November 24, 2017

  25% off … Grab a Bargain! We are joining in the annual ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’ sale tradition…

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CHINEKE! BRINGS WORLD-CLASS MUSICIANS TO CHILDREN MOST IN NEED

Posted: November 19, 2017

WORLD-CLASS musicians from Europe’s first majority BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) orchestra Chineke! performed to some of the most deprived…

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It’s a Classical Bristol Christmas!

Posted: November 15, 2017

It’s a Classical Bristol Christmas! There’s nothing quite like the magic of Christmas. With the lights twinkling in the streets,…

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Malkit Singh with full live band

Posted: October 18, 2017

Begin the Christmas season with the ultimate feel good party! Bhangra legend Malkit Singh will be live on stage at…

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Family fun this October at St George’s

Posted: October 9, 2017

  Discover some magical musical fun and spell-binding stories at St George’s Bristol, this October during Family Arts Festival.  …

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Two weeks until Something Good Design Festival …

Posted: September 27, 2017

  Two weeks to go until Something Good; an exciting new two-day design festival including Anthony Burrill, Morag Myerscough, Snask,…

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The 24-Hour Flash Sale is back!

Posted: September 8, 2017

Culture Flash Sale for Bristol and Bath! Culture fans can save money on thousands of tickets across Bristol and Bath…

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Teen Composers and Winning Scores

Posted: September 7, 2017

Teen Composers and Winning Scores Some of the world’s most famous composers wrote music from a young age including Mozart,…

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Introducing Debasmita Bhattacharya – the rising star of Indian classical music

Posted: September 6, 2017

Asian Arts Agency’s Aashi Gahlot introduces Debasmita Bhattacharya and Gurdain Rayatt ahead of their much anticipated concert at St George’s…

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Making a Grand Entrance

Posted: August 17, 2017

Simon Farley (Head of Fundraising and Development, St George’s Bristol), Suzanne Rolt (CEO, St George’s Bristol), Helen Wheatley and Nick…

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‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ piano lessons pop up at St George’s…

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‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ piano lessons pop up at St George’s… with Chopin for shoppers and Bach for dog walkers!…

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Bristol Family Arts is back…

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Get creative this October with fantastic free family activities during Bristol Family Arts Festival Bristol Family Arts Festival returns this…

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Massive Attack, Banksy and St George’s Bristol…

Posted: August 10, 2017

  What’s the connection between Bristol’s favourite band, the world famous outlaw artist and St George’s? As a social media…

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APOLLO FUNDRAISER HITS A HIGH NOTE AT ST GEORGE’S … last three Apollo roundels available to sponsor

Posted: July 28, 2017

A BUSINESSWOMAN and award-winning society hairdresser is one of the latest major donors to support St George’s Bristol and its…

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Play Me, I’m Yours… Artists Revealed

Posted: July 20, 2017

Public get chance to see artists transform pianos for Play Me, I’m Yours First designs revealed and artists confirmed for…

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Georgie at St George’s: Sweet Georgie Fame 

Posted: July 17, 2017

Senior Programme Producer Phil Johnson gets excited about the visit of Georgie Fame and curates a selective mini-guide to his…

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Try Before You Buy: Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock

Posted: July 10, 2017

A note from Phil Johnson, Senior Programme Producer In advance of their autumn season concert at St George’s on Thursday…

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Last Tango in Berlin… Ute Lemper at St George’s

Posted: June 29, 2017

Senior Programme Producer Phil Johnson looks forward to the visit of Ute Lemper There are, as the saying goes, a…

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Play Me, I’m Yours is BACK!

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First pianos will be delivered for Luke Jerram’s Play Me, I’m Yours street pianos project in Bristol as sponsors are…

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Bristol music venues awarded £1.3 million to boost music in the city

Posted: June 28, 2017

Bristol Music Consortium – Bristol Music Trust, the independent charity responsible for Colston Hall, and St George’s Bristol – have…

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The Bella Union Takeover

Posted: June 26, 2017

by Louise Orchard I was a precocious child. A C86 fan when my teenybopper contemporaries were into Kylie Minogue and…

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Not your average pianist…

Posted: June 22, 2017

You wouldn’t be alone in thinking classical music is not for you, and one man is working hard to change the perception of a genre of music often thought of as elitist or unfathomable. Meet James Rhodes…

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Folk is the preacher…

Posted: June 5, 2017

Senior Programme Producer Phil Johnson reflects on folk music and why it sounds great in St George’s, and previews a…

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Summer Closure

Posted: June 1, 2017

Tickets for the new season are still available online, and by phone during weekday opening hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm) Book now……

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Musical Connections to the Deep South

Posted: May 18, 2017

Roger Griffith, author of ‘My American Odyssey’ shares his thoughts on Music of the Deep South — in response to…

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Carleen is coming! (and all that gospel)

Posted: May 7, 2017

Carleen is coming! (and all that gospel) By Phil Johnson, Senior Programme Producer You can keep Adele and even Beyonce….

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Chineke! Orchestra at St George’s…

Posted: April 24, 2017

                CHINEKE! ORCHESTRA BRINGS DIVERSITY TO BRISTOL ON ST GEORGE’S DAY DIVERSITY is…

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Composer in Focus – Shostakovich

Posted: April 21, 2017

Composer in Focus – Dmitri Shostakovich Name: Dmitri Shostakovich Dates: 1906-1975 Country of Birth: Russia (former Soviet Union) Musical Era: 20th Century  …

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A brief history of FILMIC…

Posted: March 29, 2017

by Phil Johnson, Senior Programme Producer Bristol’s FILMIC festival, which began in 2012, had its origins in the friendship between myself…

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Mark Springer

Posted: March 22, 2017

___________________________________________________________________________ When I began producing concerts for St George’s in 2002, one of my early dates was a double bill…

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TWO TIMES A WINNER FOR ‘GET CREATIVE’ FAMILY ARTS

Posted: March 15, 2017

STAFF and volunteers at St George’s Bristol are celebrating after winning two national awards from organisers of the Get Creative…

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Composer in Focus: Monteverdi

Posted: March 10, 2017

Composer in Focus – Claudio Monteverdi Name: Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi Dates: 1567-1643 Country of Birth: Italy Musical Era: Renaissance/Baroque Monteverdi was a…

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A brief introduction to Qawwali music – Music of the mystics

Posted: March 7, 2017

  Ahead of the UK tour this month with Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali, Soni Kaur, Asian Arts Agency’s Marketing and Events Assistant,…

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MULTI-MILLION POUND EXTENSION WORK STARTS AT ST GEORGE’S

Posted: February 27, 2017

MULTI-MILLION POUND EXTENSION WORK STARTS AT ST GEORGE’S   CONSTRUCTION work is starting on a £6 million project to transform…

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The final countdown …

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The final countdown … The construction works at the heart of our Building a Sound Future project are now underway….

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