If you have an interest in classical music or wish to learn more about it, then we are confident that you will enjoy joining us for an evening of entertainment. The society arranges a full programme throughout the season, of talks given on a wide range of subjects. Presenters include both professionals such as musicians, conductors, record companies and historians plus enthusiasts from both our own and other recorded music societies.
In addition, we hold 'At Home' events, where any member can choose to host an afternoon or evening musical programme.

Please do come along to one of our meetings, you can be sure of a warm welcome and an interesting talk in a friendly informal atmosphere with convivial company.

Meetings: September to May, twice monthly on a Monday.
Location: St. Saviour's Church Hall, Colemore Road, Iford, BH7 6RZ
(The hall is next to the church, corner of Holdenhurst Avenue and Colemore Road)
Time: 7.30pm to 9.45pm, with break for tea.
(There is a car park and ample on road parking)

Fees: Full annual membership £16.00.
Non-member/visitor £2.00 per meeting.

For more information contact:
Alan Dyer
or by Email

Visitors are very welcome

Programme 72nd Season - 2018/2019
Dec 10
DAVID DUNSTAN. David makes a welcome return to tell us about Arthur Bliss, a natural successor to Elgar.
Mar 11
TERRY BARFOOT. A BGS regular visitor for almost forty years, Terry will entertain us with "French Music Since c1850"
Mar 25
ANDREW KEENER. Andrew returns to BGS with "Violinisti Trascurati", a selection of neglected great violinist of the past.
Apr 8
MIKE HARLEY. Popular member Mike takes us for a stroll down "Tin Pan Alley" with Gershwin.
Apr 22
GWYN PARRY-JONES. The Head of Music Activities at the University of Reading returns to give us "Six of the Best" - Les Six the Brilliant French School.
May 13
MIKE JAMESON. A look at the unusual career of the celebrated Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache, in which Michael asks the question, was he a "Magician or Madman?"

The Committee reserve the right to alter programmes without prior notice.


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