Past Concerts

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March 2022A Celebration of Jewish Music
July 2021“French Impressions”
December 2019“Victoria with a Twist”
June 2019“Byrdsong” (guest conductor: James Dixon)
March 2019A musical exploration of mortality (guest conductor: Matthew O’Keefe)
November 2018Remembrance (guest conductor: Ruth Holton)
July 2018Songs of Farewell - to our Director of Music for 30 years, George Woodcock
June 2018“Choral Celebration Concert” (Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Edale)
May 2018Carr “Counterpoint - a song from the other side” (first performance) with London Consort of Winds
January 2018Tallis “Lamentations”, Bach Motets
September 2017“A Concert of Sacred and Secular Music”
May 2017“Un Programme Mixte de musique religieuse et laïque” (L’église Saint-Martin, Fontenai sur Orne)
May 2017Kodaly “Missa Brevis”, Swann - “Requiem for the Living”
January 2017Scarlatti “Stabat Mater”, Schütz “Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis”
June 2016Naughty and Nice
April 2016Shakespeare Celebration Concert
January 2016Buxtehude “Membra Jesu Nostri”, Pergolesi “Magnificat”
June 2015Songs for Sea and Shore
May 2015An Evening of Gershwin
January 2015William Mathias “Ave rex”, Maurice Duruflé “Requiem”
July 2014Transport of Delight
May 2014Leighton “Crucifixus pro nobis”, Archer “Requiem”, Hand “Gainsborough Psalms”
January 2014Te Deum - Charpentier, Stanford, Holst, Sweelinck, Gregorian chant
June 2013Night and Day
March 2013Carr “Ecce Homo - Ibis in crucem” (first performance)
January 2013Handel “Coronation Anthems”, Mozart “Little Mass in C”
June 2012Let us entertain you
May 2012Requiem - Bob Chilcott; Gabriel Fauré
January 2012Carr “The Epiphany” (first performance) and other music for the season of Epiphany
July 2011Summer Holidays
May 2011Purcell and Britten
December 2010The Christmas Story in Music
July 2010“The Road to Paradise” celebrated in popular song
May 2010Bach “Mass in G”, Haydn “Marie Therese Mass”
December 2009Charpentier “Messe de Minuit”, Corp “Christmas Mass”
June 2009Music and Dance
May 2009“The Road to Paradise”: Farrant, Child, Sweelinck, M Haydn, Brahms, Harris, Duruflé, Holst, Elgar, Poulenc and others
December 2008Elgar “Great is the Lord”, Buxtehude “Missa Brevis”, Howells “Requiem”
June 2008Wild West Evening
May 2008Carr “Gloria”, Bach “Missa Brevis in F”, Haydn “St Nicholas Mass”
December 2007Pergolesi “Stabat Mater”, Mozart “Regina Coeli”, Sweelinck, Poulenc, Wilcox, Bullard
July 2007The Seven Ages of Man
May 2007Magnificat - Pergolesi, Cui, Howells, Purcell, Schutz, Finzi, Vivaldi
December 2006Britten “Ceremony of Carols”, Maw “3 Hymns”, Dvorak “Mass in D”
July 2006A Night at the Opera
May 2006Bernstein “Chichester Psalms”, Janáček “Otčenás”, Vierne “Messe Solonnelle”, Bullard “Be Joyful!”
December 2005An evening of Gershwin inc. “Porgy and Bess”
July 2005Merrie England
April 2005Pergolesi “Magnificat”, Haydn “Little Organ Mass”, Purcell “Dido and Aeneas”
December 2004Bullard “Mr Lear”, Bush “Christmas Cantata”
June 2004Love and Lust inc. excerpts from “Tom Jones” - Edward German
March 2004Tallis “Lamentations”
December 2003Requiem - Gabriel Fauré, Malcolm Archer
July 2003In the Swing - Music from the 30s and 40s
April 2003Carissimi “Jephte”, Monteverde “Gloria” and “Beatus Vir”, Buxtehude Cantatas
December 2002Sweelinck “Cantiones Sacrae”, Spirituals
June 2002“Trial By Jury” and other Gilbert and Sullivan favourites.
May 2002Bach, Howells, Knystedt, Barber, Elgar, Spirituals
December 2001Bach “Aus der Tiefe”, Buxtehude “Membra Jesu Nostri”
June 2001A Romantic Evening
April 2001Magnificat - Scarlatti, Mozart, Schutz
December 2000Handel “Israel in Egypt”
July 2000America
April 2000Music for Passiontide - Gesualdo, Poulenc, Lotti, Lassus
December 1999Vaughan Williams “Fantasia on Christmas Carols”, Handel “Messiah” (pt 1)
June 1999A Night on the Ocean Wave
April 1999Kodaly, Blake, Pachelbel
December 1998Carol Concert
May 1998Bach, Stanford, Knystedt, Vaughan Williams
December 1997Vaughan Williams, Purcell, Elgar, Finzi, West
April 1997Bach “St John Passion”
December 1996A Winter Concert - Poulenc, Bach, Byrd
June 1996A Heavenly Evening
May 1996Howells, Parry, Britten, Glasser
December 1995When Icicles Hang - Rutter, Leighton, Hand
May 1995“An Evening of Carousing”
December 1994Paget “Spirituals”, Tallis “Lamentations”, Stanford “3 Motets”
July 1994An Evening of Caterwauling and Doggerel
April 1994Frank Martin “Mass for Two Choirs”, Grieg, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
December 1993Vaughan Williams “Mass in G”, English Tudor Anthems
May 1993The Wild West
March 1993Haydn “Maria Teresa Mass”, Handel, Vivaldi, Albinoni
December 1992Britten “Ceremony of Carols”, Janáček “Otčenás”, Poulenc, Grandjany
July 1992Words and Music for a Summer Evening
June 1992Bach “B Minor Mass”
February 1992Purcell, Britten
November 1991Duruflé “Requiem”, Liszt, M Haydn
June 1991Music for a Summer Evening
April 1991Spring Concert - Mozart, Verdi, Schütz, Poulenc, Beethoven
June 1990Down the Danube
April 1990Handel “Dixit Dominus”, Grieg “Holberg Suite”, Haydn “Horn Concerto No 1 in D”
February 1990Scarlatti “Stabat Mater”, Dvorak “Mass in D”
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