Peter King

A former student of Dame Gillian Weir and Allan Wicks (organ), and Ronald Smith (piano), Peter King was appointed Director of Music at Bath Abbey in 1986. Under his direction the Abbey Choir has visited Germany, Holland and France, and has released eight CDs and broadcast on BBC TV and Radio 3. In 1997, Peter … Read morePeter King

Southern Sinfonia

Southern Sinfonia is an active Chamber Orchestra working across the South of England and the Midlands. Its unique ability to play music from the 1600s to the present day, at the correct pitch and with informed playing style, puts it in huge demand – as does its commitment to contemporary and new music. Many of … Read moreSouthern Sinfonia

Bristol Ensemble

Bristol Ensemble is a lively and dynamic ensemble formed in 1996 by Roger Huckle. It is the largest independent classical music organization based in the South West and has an extensive concert and education programme. The Ensemble performs classical and contemporary music throughout the UK, giving 60-70 concerts a year. Since April 2009 Bristol City … Read moreBristol Ensemble

Christopher Field

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, award-winning Australian counter-tenor Christopher Field is an experienced soloist in both opera and concert repertoire. He has had recent guest principal engagements at the Komische Oper Berlin, Semperoper Dresden and with Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House. He performs with various ensembles in the UK and … Read moreChristopher Field

Get Involved

Choral Membership We welcome applications for membership of the choir. We also run a bursary scheme for singers aged 16 to 25 that includes free membership, loan of music, singing lessons and a subsidised rate for participating in the choir tours. If you would like further details, or to arrange an audition, please contact the … Read moreGet Involved

Bath Philharmonia

Bath Philharmonia is one of the leading professional orchestras in the South West. Its players, some of the finest and most experienced orchestral musicians in Britain, are led by Musical Director Jason Thornton. Performing 20-25 times per year, the orchestra works regularly with a roster of international soloists, including Nicola Benedetti, Carlos Bonnell, Michael Collins, … Read moreBath Philharmonia

Alex Ashworth

Alex Ashworth is a concert and opera singer working across Europe and the United Kingdom. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has since made his debut with opera houses including Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera. Abroad he has performed for the Opera Comique in Paris, Opera de Lille … Read moreAlex Ashworth

Elizabeth Weisberg

Originally from California, Elizabeth Weisberg studied at Stanford University and the Royal Academy of Music where she received the Dip. RAM, the Academy’s highest award for performance, and the Clifton Prize for her final recital. On the concert platform Elizabeth has appeared in the Chichester, Winchester, Aldeburgh and Three Choirs Festivals and with conductors including … Read moreElizabeth Weisberg

Will Dawes

Will Dawes is the Conductor of Bath Choral Society, Conductor of the Orlando Chamber Choir, Director of Ensemble 45, Chorusmaster for Ludus Baroque, Director of Music at the church of St Mary Magdalen, Oxford, and a member of Stile Antico. Will’s musical career started as a chorister at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, and as … Read moreWill Dawes