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Mince Pies

A Concert in Botley On an inauspicious, damp December Saturday, Camerata had the delight of once again singing to a capacity audience in the historic village of Botley, Hampshire. Despite arriving dripping and cold, the concert goers were clearly eager for...

Happy Birthday to Us!

What a fun weekend that was!  A Gala concert in the glorious Pump Room and a jolly Sunday lunch with old friends seemed to me to be a very fitting way for us all to celebrate our 30th birthday.  The only disappointment being the lack of one Maestro Perrin,...

Dixit, Dixit

Two performances of Handel's "Dixit Dominus" in March and April made for an exciting spring for Bath Camerata.  The Good Friday concert at Wells Cathedral was the first of these traditional concerts to be conducted by Benjamin Goodson, who was...

Camerata at St Martin, 30 Jan 2016

The mild winter weather held for us as we went up to London for the choir’s first ever -- surprisingly -- concert in St Martin-in-the-Fields. The Brandenburg Choral festival, now in its seventh year, is the brainchild of Bob Porter, London orchestral player and...

Psalms Volume III released

The CD of volume 3 of Stephen Faux's Psalms project is released having been recorded in the summer and first performed in Bath Abbey on 24th September 2015. The CD entitled "In a Clear Voice" is available to order via the composer's website. Bath Camerata...

Spirit of America – Review

Bath’s prestigious chamber choir chose to celebrate American Independence Day this Saturday with an all-American programme, and where more appropriate than the splendours of Bath’s Guildhall, built at precisely the same moment as our cousins across The...

Spirit of America: Music of a Free Land

On July 4, in the wonderfully atmospheric banqueting room of Bath's historic Guildhall, Bath Camerata will present a fascinating and varied programme of American (and some English) music under its new conductor, Benjamin Goodson. This concert...

Wells on Good Friday

"Oh," said Emma, "the weather will be fine. In the last twenty years, it's rained only once on Good Friday."  Fate duly tempted, April 3rd was grey and miserable, with constant drizzle. One was a little worried about the effect on the potential audience for Bath...

New Musical Director

After a thorough and detailed selection process, Bath Camerata is thrilled to announce the appointment of Benjamin Goodson as only the second musical director in the choir’s twenty-nine year history. “I am delighted to have been chosen as Bath Camerata’s...

Concentrated Genius

The 2015 Bath Camerata Good Friday concert in Wells Cathedral (April 3, 7.30 p.m.) is a doubly special event: it marks our founder Nigel Perrin’s last appearance as the choir’s conductor, after 29 eventful and inspiring years; and, true to form, it has a...