This season

2016 - 2017 Anniversary Season In April we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Michael Williams’ first appearance as conductor of the Buxton Musical Society.  

13 November 2016 - 7:30pm


G F Handel

Continuing our cycle of Handel oratorios

With soloists:

Helen Groves - soprano

Matthew Venner - counter-tenor

Joshua Ellicott - tenor

David Shipley - bass

11 December 2016 - 7:30pm


with the Buxton Musical Society

An annual celebration of all things Christmassy with Chorus, Orchestra and guest performers the Choir of Fairfield C of E Endowed Junior School.

and featuring

Donald Maxwell

as Narrator in

Peter & the Wolf

2 April 2017 - 7:30pm

Anniversary Concert

The Kingdom

Edward Elgar

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Michael Williams’ first performance as conductor of Buxton Musical Society.

Claire Seaton - soprano

Louise Innes - mezzo-soprano

Adrian Thompson - tenor

Marcus Farnsworth - bass


18 June 2017 - 7:30pm

Verdi Requiem

Claire Seaton - Soprano

Margaret McDonald - mezzo-soprano

Thomas Atkins - Tenor

Matthew Hargreaves - Bass

With guests:

Bakewell Choral Society

16 July 2017 - 10.45am

Festival Mass

Coronation Mass

W A Mozart

The Society’s contribution to the Buxton Festival. A full mass is sung  and played as part of the Sunday morning Eucharist service in the wonderful setting of St John’s Church with soloists from the Buxton Festival Company.

As this is a church service admission is free. There will be a retiring collection in addition to the normal church offertory.