Recorded Vocal Art Society


established in 1953 for lovers of opera and song

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Records Played

Meetings begin at 7.00pm and close around 9.00 pm

Programme for 2017/18 season

Please note that the meetings are on Wednesdays in the Forum (top floor).


Mar 21

Mathilde Marchesi and her pupils 

Roger Neill

Apr 4


John Allison

Apr 18

The journey of a record collector

Philip Bretherton

May 9

More discoveries

Richard Copeman

May 23

AGM, followed by Members’ evening

June  6

Small character, big performance

David Farbey

June 20

My desert island discs

Stephen Beardsley

July 4

Wagner singers without Wagner

Bill Russell

July 18

Tears and laughter

Peter van der Waal

There is a 20 minute interval for refreshments at 8pm

2018/19 season (under construction)

Meetings will change to Mondays in the Friendship Centre (basement meeting hall)

Sep 3

Sep 17

Oct 8

Oct 22

Nov 5

Nov 19

Dec 3

Dec 17


Jan 7

Jan 21

Feb 4

Feb 18

Mar 4

Mar 18

Apr 1

Apr 15

May 6

May 20

June 3

Jun 17

Jul 8

Jul 22