Past Concerts

May 22   Haydn: Te Deum
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Michael Barlow: Two Shakespeare Songs
Rutter: Requiem
Dec 21   The Christmas concert was unable to take place due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Nov 21   The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace - Sir Karl Jenkins
May 21   The May concert was unable to take place because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Dec 20   The Christmas concert was unable to take place because of COVID-19 restrictions.
May 20   The May 2020 concert was cancelled due to Covid-19.
Dec 19   Lux: The Dawn from on High - Dan Forrest
Personent Hodie
Joy to the World
See Amid the Winter's Snow
All My Heart This Night Rejoices
Deck the Hall
Away in a Manger
Rutter's Christmas Lullaby
Nov 19   Come and Sing - Faure Requiem
May 19   Will Todd: Songs of Peace
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart: Vesperae Solennes de Confessore
Operatic arias by soloists
Dec 18   Randol Bass: Gloria
Vivaldi: Gloria
Carols including:
Personent Hodie
O come all ye Faithful
Chilcott: Midwinter
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Away in a Manger
Sussex Carol
Gardener: Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day
Of the Father's Heart Begotten
May 18   Parry - I was Glad
Two Shakespeare Songs composed by Michael Barlow
Songs performed by soloists
Peter Warlock - Piano Duet - performed by Michael Barlow and Alec Crowe
Tippett - Spirituals from a Child of Our Time
Haydn - Mass in Time of War
Dec 17   Handel: The Messiah
May 17   The Italian Experience:
Messa di Gloria - Puccini
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Verdi
Anvil Chorus - Verdi
Alfredo's recitative and aria from La Traviata - Verdi
Voce di donna (La Gioconda) - Ponchielli
Chorus of the Wedding Guests - Donizetti
Triumphal Scene from Aida - Verdi
Dec 16   Stanford - Songs of the Fleet
Spirituals - Steal away to Jesus; De battle ob Jericho
Shakespeare songs - Take, O take those lips away; Blow, blow thou winter wind; Over hill, over dale
Bach chorales - Break forth O beauteous heavenly light; O little one sweet
Arnold Cooke - O men from the fields
John Joubert - Torches
Easthope Martin - The holy child
Karl Leuner - The shepherds' cradle song
Willcocks arrangement of Deck the hall
And carols for choir and audience
May 16   Schubert - Mass in G
Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness - piano solo
Vaughan Williams - 5 Mystical Songs
Rachmaninov - Bogoroditse Dyevo
Mozart - Ave verum corpus - adapted by Piraquibis
Faure - Ave verum corpus
Faure - Requiem
Dec 15   Brahms - How lovely are thy dwellings
Mendelssohn - Hear my prayer
Mendelssohn - Organ Sonata No 1
Stanford - 2 Motets
Handel - Coronation Anthem: The King shall rejoice
Carols arranged by and in memory of Sir David Willcocks
Reger - The Virgin`s slumber song
Mark Coulshed - The True Light (First performance)
Michael Barlow - A boy was born in Bethlehem
Bob Chilcott - The time of snow
Sweelinck - Hodie Christus natus est
and carols for choir and audience
May 15   Little Organ Mass - Haydn
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Locus Iste - Bruckner
Magnificat - Vivaldi
Linden Lea & 2 Folksong arrangements - Vaughan Williams
Brook Green Suite for Strings - Holst
Four Songs for Sailors - Dyson
Dec 14   Elgar - Give unto The Lord
Vaughan-Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Parry - My Soul There is a Country
Holst - Christmas Day
Ireland - Greater Love
May 14   Pergolesi - Magnificat
Rutter - The Sprig of Thyme
Vivaldi - Gloria
Dec 13   Hiawatha`s Wedding Feast - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Short pieces by Elgar and Britten
Carols for Choir and audience
May 13   Handel`s Belshazzar
Dec 12   Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands
Stanford: Beati quorum via and The Blue Bird
Parry: I was glad
Carols for choir and audience
May 12   Rutter's Magnificat
Mozart's Requiem
Dec 11   Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Charpentier)
Das Neugeborne Kindelein (Buxtehude)
Carols for Choir & audience
May 11   Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace
Haydn's Nelson Mass (parts)
Tippett's Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
Butterworth's Songs from a Shropshire Lad
Dec 10   Handel's Messiah
May 10   Rutter's Requiem
Beethoven's Mass in C
Dec 09   O Sing unto the Lord (Purcell)
My heart is inditing (Handel)
Te Deum (Haydn)
Hear my prayer (Mendelssohn)
Lux Aurumque (Eric Whitacre)
May 09   Samson (Handel)
Dec 08   Blest Pair of Sirens (Parry)
A Ceremony of carols (Britten)
Christus (Mendelssohn)
Carols for Choir & audience
May 08   A Tribute to Vaughan Williams (several short pieces)
Benedicite (Vaughan Williams)
Mass in Time of War (Haydn)
Dec 07   Bach's Christmas Oratorio Parts 1 & 3
2 Bach Christmas Preludes for organ
Carols for choir and audience
Jun 07   Great Mass in C Minor (Mozart)
Requiem (Fauré)
Dec 06   Messe de Minuit (Charpentier)
Gloria (Vivaldi)
Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
May 06   Solomon - Handel
Dec 05   Nelson Mass - Haydn
Fantasia on Carols - Vaughan Williams
May 05   Zadok the Priest - Handel
Magnificat - Bach
Five Mystical Songs - Vaughan Williams
Four Songe for Sailors - Dyson
The King Shall Rejoice - Handel
Dec 04   The Creation - Haydn
Old English Carols - Holst
May 04   Requiem - Mozart
Coronation Mass in C
Dec 03   St. Nicholas Mass - Haydn
Magnificat - Pergolesi
May 03   Elijah - Mendelssohn
May 03   Handel`s Belshazzar
Dec 02   Messiah - Handel
May 02   Stanford Concert 3 Motets, Bluebird
Songs of the Fleet
Bavarian Highlands - Elgar
Dec 01   In Terra Pax - Finzi
Spirituals from A Child of Our Time - Tippett
Xmas Day - Holst
O Sing Unto the Lord - Purcell
May 01   Missa di Gloria - Puccini
'Italian Evening' - Verdi & Mascagni
Dec 00   Coronation Anthems - Handel
Zadok the Priest
Amen Chorus
May 00   Rejoice in the Lord Always - Purcell
Madrigals - Purcell
Give unto the Lord (Ps 29) - Elgar
Songs of Farewell - Parry
Requiem - Mozart
Antiphon - Michael Barlow
Dec 99   Ceremony of Carols - Britten
Christus - Mendelssohn
Christmas Oratorio - J S Bach
Carols - Pergolesi
May 99   Evening of French Music - Poulenc
Dec 98   Maria Theresa Mass - Haydn
May 98   Hiawatha's Wedding Feast - Coleridge-Taylor
Songs of the Sea - Stanford
The Revenge - Stanford