Concert 14 July 2017

A Summer Celebration of
Choral Music

The Priory Church  Bolton Abbey
Friday 14 July 2017

£12 (including refreshments)

from choir members or

Sheila Bloomfield
01756 751879
07933 925875


Sarah Fox

Born in Yorkshire, Sarah Fox is one of the leading English sopranos of her generation. She was educated at Giggleswick School, London University and the Royal College of Music. A former winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the John Christie Award, she is also an Honorary Fellow of Royal Holloway College, London University. She is equally at home in many musical genres including opera, folksong and musical theatre.
Adam Gouldin

Adam studied at Leeds College of Music  under  the  tutelage  of Tim
Oschala-Greenough. Born in Nottingham, he began reviving tuition from Dr. Joy Nichol in 2003 and trained with her until 2010. Before coming to study at the conservatoire he was a soloist with the Nottinghamshire County Choir, and has since joined many choruses  in and  around  Leeds.  Adam has since become the proud winner of the Margret Markland Scholarship from the Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir and the Rotary Club of Leeds Donald Webster Memorial scholarship.


Puccini Madame Butterfly
Humming Chorus
String octet and choir

Mozart Magic Flute
Introduction to Queen of the Night’s Aria
String octet

Purcell Dido & Aeneas
When I am laid in earth (Dido’s Lament) with chorus response of ‘with drooping wings’
String octet, choir and Sarah Fox

Handel Alcina
Chorus of enchanted islanders
String octet and choir

Handel Joshua
Oh had I Jubal's lyre
Handel  Rinaldo
Lascia ch'io pianga
Sarah Fox

Verdi Macbeth
Witches' chorus
String octet and choir ladies

Verdi Nabucco
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
String octet and choir

Puccini Tosca
Vissi d’arte
String octet and Sarah Fox

Verdi Il Trovatore
Anvil Chorus
String octet and choir

Fauré Requiem
Charlie Dobson organist
Sarah Fox, Adam Gouldin and choir
Yonni Levy
Interim Musical Director

Born in 1997, one of Britain’s youngest active conductors, Yonni Levy, training at Leeds Conservatoire, has studied conducting under Tom Newall and Amy Bebbington. Although specializing in choral conducting, Yonni also conducts orchestral music as well as operas and musical theatre.

He is currently Interim Musical Director of Skipton Choral Society and is soon to become the new Musical Director of Ilkley and Otley Choral Society next season.

String Ensemble

Violin 1
Jane Dobson, Caroline Lowe, Emily Hawke

Violin 2
Fiona  Nicholson, John Hesketh, Dorothy Wrathall

Charlie Dobson, Joanne Horner


Linda Middleton, Lisa  Parkin

Charlie Dobson

This concert is part of the Bolton Priory Concert Series 2017, a series promoted and managed by the Bolton Priory church organisation, and sponsored by Kirbys Solicitors of Harrogate.

Concert kindly sponsored by Kirbys 01423 542000
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Preview 13 July
Preview 13 July 2017
Updated 19/7/2017