Concerts by Date

Past concerts performed by the choir since 2000 are as follows:

June 2019 – Fairest Isle

Ae Fond Kiss (arr Mealor)
All Through the Night (arr Ives)
Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Dream Angus (arr Phillips)
Farmer: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Field: Nocturne No 5 in Bb
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
I Love my Love (arr Holst)
Ireland: Sea Fever
Morley: April is in my mistress’ face
Purcell: King Arthur – Fairest Isle
Scarborough Fair (arr Farrington)
Stone: Dance to your Daddy
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)
Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs
Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon

March 2019 – Crucifixus

Bruckner: Gradual – 7. Christus Factus Est
Leighton: Crucifixus Pro Nobis
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Monteverdi: Adoramus Te
Rheinberger: Abendlied
Stainer: The Crucifixion
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories – 1. Amicus Meus
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories – 3. Unus rc Discipulis Meis

November 2018 – Mozart Requiem

Chilcott: Even Such is Time
Daley: Requiem – 4 – In Remembrance
Elgar: They Are at Rest
Field: Nocturne No 5 in Bb
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626
Shostakovich: Prelude No 22 in G minor
Tavener: Funeral Ikos

June 2018 – Royalty and Romance

A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr Neaum)
Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (arr Turner)
Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings Fair
Chopin: Nocturne No 19 in in E minor
Gershwin: Summertime
Handel: Let Thy Hand be Strengthened
Handel: The King Shall Rejoice
Handel: Zadok the Priest
Parry: I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me
Rutter: The Lord Bless you and Keep you
Scarborough Fair (arr Farrington)
Smart: Postlude in C
Tallis: If ye love me

June 2018 – Newport Carnival

A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr Neaum)
Bratton: The Teddy-bears Picnic (arr Carter)
Gershwin: Summertime
Scarborough Fair (arr Farrington)

March 2018 – Birdsong

A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr Neaum)
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols – 9. Spring Carol
Cooke: Hark, Hark the Lark
Gibbons: Dainty Fine Bird
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Holst: O Swallow, Swallow
Janacek: On an Overgrown Path – I.10. The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away
Janacek: On an Overgrown Path – I.5. They Chattered Like Swallows
Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer
Mozart: Missa Brevis in C, K.220 Spatzen-Messe””
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 2. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
Stanford: The Blue Bird

November 2017 – Rutter – Requiem, and Music of the Night

All Through the Night (arr Rawson)
Balfour Gardiner: Evening Hymn
Blickhan: There Will Come Soft Rains (Sara Teasdale)
Chopin: Berceuse
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 1. Usnijze mi, usnij
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 2. Kolszze sie kolysz
Hatton: When Evening’s Twilight
Janacek: On an Overgrown Path – I.1. Our Evenings
Janacek: On an Overgrown Path – I.7 – Good Night!
Offenbach: Night of Stars and Night of Love
Purcell: An Evening Hymn
Rutter: Requiem
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 1. Calme des Nuits
Thompson: Frostiana – 7. Choose Something Like a Star

June 2017 – Continental Cafe Concert

Bach JS: Bist du bei Mir
Bach JS: Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude
Campion: Sing a Song of Joy
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Faure: Madrigal
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 1. Usnijze mi, usnij
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 2. Kolszze sie kolysz
Grundy: Bredon Hill
Holst: 12 Welsh Folk Songs – 9. My Sweetheart’s like Venus
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 1. Nicolette
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 1. Calme des Nuits
Scarborough Fair (arrChilcott)
Stone: Dance to your Daddy
The Raggle Taggle Gypsies (arr Boughton)
Vivaldi: Gloria – Gloria in Excelcis Deo

March 2017 – Butterfly Dreams

A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr Neaum)
Auld Lang Syne
Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Bratton: The Teddy-bears Picnic (arr Carter)
Bridge: The Goslings
Chilcott: Even Such is Time
Farmer: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 1. Usnijze mi, usnij
Gorecki: Three Lullabies – 2. Kolszze sie kolysz
Holst: 6 Choral Folk Songs – 1. I sowed the seeds of love
Holst: 6 Choral Folk Songs – 2. There was a Tree
Martini: Plaisir d’Amour
Morley: April is in my mistress’ face
Morley: My bonny lass she smileth
Morley: Now is the month of Maying
Rodgers & Hart: Blue Moon (arr Blackwell)
Stanford: The Blue Bird
Tavener: Butterfly Dreams 2
Tavener: Butterfly Dreams 3
Tavener: Butterfly Dreams 5
Tavener: Butterfly Dreams 6
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)
Wilbye: Sweet honey-sucking bees
Wishing we last for ever

November 2016 – Reflections

Britten: Flower Songs – 4. The Evening Primrose
Campion: Never weather-beaten sail
Dowland: Come, Heavy Sleep
Faure: Requiem
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Guest: For the fallen
Lobo: Versa est in Luctum
My Lagan Love (trad)
Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Rheinberger: Abendlied
Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon
We’ll Gather Lilacs (Novello)
Whitlock: After an old French Air
Whitlock: Dolcezza
Whitlock: Pazienza

June 2016 – Midsummer Serenade

Bartlett: Of all the birds that I do know
Campion: Never weather-beaten sail
Cooke: Hark, Hark the Lark
Farmer: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Hatton: Over Hill, Over Dale
Here’s a health unto His Majesty (trad)
Morley: It was a Lover and his Lass
Morley: Now is the month of Maying
Porter: Brush up your Shakespeare
Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea
Vaughan Williams: Over Hill, Over Dale
Willcocks: O Mistress Mine
Wood: Full Fathom Five

March 2016 – Crucifixus

Andriessen: Theme and Variations for Organ
Anerio: Christus Factus Est
Biery: Ubi Caritas
Bruckner: Of the glorious Body telling
Chilcott: God So Loved the World
Croce: O vos omnes
Davies: O Sons and Daughters
Farrant: Lord, for thy Tender Mercy’s Sake
Gesius: Hosianna dem Sohne Davids
John of Portugal: Crux Fidelis
Malcolm: Ingrediente Domine
Morales: Peccantem me Quotidie
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Now the green blade riseth (arr Lindley)
Shepherd: The Easter song of praise
Stainer: The Crucifixion – 9. God so loved the World
Telemann: Recorder Sonata (TWV 41:F2)
This Joyful Eastertide (arr Wood)
Walton: Drop, Drop Slow Tears
Walton: Elegy for Organ
Were you there? (arr Chilcott)
de Severac: Tantum ergo

December 2015 – Sing Choirs of Angels

Away in a Manger (Normandy tune arr Jacques)
Berkeley: I sing of a maiden
Chilcott: The Advent Candle
Coventry Carol – Lully, lulla (trad)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman (Willcocks)
It came upon the midnight clear (arr Sullivan)
Joubert: There is no Rose
Kodaly: Veni, veni Emmanuel
Leighton: Lully, Lulla (Coventry Carol)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr Vaughan Williams)
Ord: Adam lay ybounden
Rejoice and be Merry (arr Jacques)
Stopford: Lully, lulla
The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came (arr Pettman)
Vaughan Williams: The Blessed Son of God
Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
Wilberg: Noe! Noe!

October 2015 – Autumn Concert

A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (arr Neaum)
Biery: Ubi Caritas
Chilcott: And Thank Him Then
Chilcott: Be Thou my Vision
Chilcott: Even Such is Time
Chilcott: God So Loved the World
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Chilcott: Sweet Prospect
Durufle: Motet – Ubi Caritas
Gjeilo: Ubi Caritas
Martini: Plaisir d’Amour
Mendelssohn: Organ Prelude & Fugue in C minor
Quartel: I Remember
Rachmaninov: Vespers – 6. Bogoroditse Dyevo (Ave Maria)
Rutter: Magnificat
Rutter: Magnificat
Rutter: The Lord is my Shepherd
Tavener: Mother of God, Here I Stand
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)
Vivaldi: Organ Concerto in A minor (1st mvmt)
Willan: Fair in Face
Willan: Rise up, my Love, my Fair one

May 2015 – A Celebration of Chilcott & Rutter

Chilcott: And Thank Him Then
Chilcott: Be Thou my Vision
Chilcott: Even Such is Time
Chilcott: God So Loved the World
Chilcott: Sweet Prospect
Chilcott: The Advent Candle
Rutter: Carol of the Magi
Rutter: Magnificat

March 2015 – Handel – Messiah, Parts II and III

Handel: Messiah (Part II)
Handel: Messiah (Part III)

December 2014 – A Babe is Born

Away in a Manger (Normandy tune arr Jacques)
Carter: A Maiden most gentle
Chilcott: The Advent Candle
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman (Willcocks)
It came upon the midnight clear (arr Sullivan)
Joubert: There is no Rose
Kauffman: African Carol
Leighton: Lully, Lulla (Coventry Carol)
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Mathias: Wassail Carol
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr Vaughan Williams)
Rejoice and be Merry (arr Jacques)
Rutter: Carol of the Magi
Todd: My Lord has come
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Vaughan Williams: The Blessed Son of God
Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium

October 2014 – Choral Classics

Bach JS: Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr
Bach JS: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147
Bruckner: Gradual – 4. Locus Iste
Bruckner: Gradual – 6. Os Justi
Bruckner: Gradual – 7. Christus Factus Est
Bruckner: Motet – Ave Maria
Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus
Davies: God be in my head
Elgar: Ave verum corpus
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Franck: Panis Angelicus
Gibbons: Drop, drop slow tears
Guilmant: March upon Handel’s ‘Lift up your heads’
Haydn: Oratorio – The Creation – The heavens are telling
John of Portugal: Crux Fidelis
Joubert: O Lorde the maker
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Purcell: Thou knowest, Lord
Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing
Tallis: If ye love me
Wesley: Thou will keep him in perfect peace
Wood: O thou the central orb

June 2014 – Summer Daze

Bartlett: Of all the birds that I do know
Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Bernstein: Choruses from ‘The Lark’
Campion: Never weather-beaten sail
Debussy: 2 Chansons de Charles d’Orleans
Farmer: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Ford: Since I first saw your face
Franck: Panis Angelicus
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Le Jeune: Revoici venir du printemps
Morley: My bonny lass she smileth
Morley: Now is the month of Maying
Sandrin: Douce memoire
Sermissy: Au joli bois
Wert: Un jour je m’en allais

June 2014 – Une Soir Francaise

Bernstein: Choruses from ‘The Lark’
Debussy: 2 Chansons de Charles d’Orleans
Debussy: Children’s Corner Suite – Gollywog’s Cake-walk
Debussy: Petite Suite: En Bateau & Ballet
Durufle: Motet – Tantum ergo
Durufle: Motet – Ubi Caritas
Durufle: Quatre Motets – 3. Tu es Petrus
Faure: Dolly Suite – 1. Berceuse
Faure: Dolly Suite – 2. Le Pas Espagnole
Franck: Panis Angelicus
Le Jeune: Revoici venir du printemps
Martini: Plaisir d’Amour
Sandrin: Douce memoire
Schonberg: Les Miserables – On My Own
Sermissy: Au joli bois
Wert: Un jour je m’en allais

December 2013 – Handel – Messiah

Handel: Messiah

November 2013 – An Autumn Medley

Bach JS: Prelude 1 on ‘Von Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her’
Bach JS: Prelude 2 on ‘Von Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her’
Bach JS: Prelude 3 on ‘Von Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her’
Brahms: 2 Organ Preludes, Op 122
Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Faure: Requiem – Agnus Dei
Faure: Requiem – In Paradisum
Faure: Requiem – Pie Jesu
Handel: Messiah – II.3. Surely He hath Borne our Grief
Handel: Messiah – II.4. And with His stripes
Handel: Messiah – III.2 Since by man came death
Handel: Messiah – III.8. Worthy is the Lamb
Howells: Hymn for St Cecilia
In the Bleak Mid-winter (arr Darke)
Kosma: Autumn Leaves (arr Carter)
Ord: Adam lay ybounden
Porter: Let’s do it (arr Blackwell)
Stanford: 3 Latin Motets – 1. Justorum Animae
Stanford: 3 Latin Motets – 2. Coelos Ascendit Hodie
Stanford: 3 Latin Motets – 3. Beati Quorum Via
The Continental (Conrad arr Blackwell)
Vivaldi: Gloria – Cum Sancto Spiritu
Vivaldi: Gloria – Domine Deus, Agnus Dei
Vivaldi: Gloria – Domine fili unigenite
Vivaldi: Gloria – Quoniam tu solus sanctus

June 2013 – Summer Garland

Bishop: Home, Sweet Home (arr Chilcott)
Britten: Choral Dances from ‘Gloriana’
Britten: Flower Songs – 2. The succession of four sweet months
Britten: Flower Songs – 4. The Evening Primrose
Britten: Flower Songs – 5. Ballad of Green Broom
Clements: Flower of Beauty
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 1. I Praise the tender flower (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 4. Clear and gentle stream (Bridges)
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Quartel: I Remember
The Mermaid (arr Whitworth)
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)

April 2013 – Via Crucis (Liszt) and The Crucifixion (Stainer)

John of Portugal: Crux Fidelis
Liszt: Via Crucis
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Rheinberger: Abendlied
Stainer: The Crucifixion

November 2012 – In Memoriam

Alain: Litanies
Durufle: Requiem
Elgar: Enigma Variations – IX. Nimrod
Howells: Requiem
Thalben-Ball: Elegy

May 2012 – Jubilate

Anon: Rejoice in the Lord Alway
Byrd: O Lord Make Thy Servant Elizabeth
God Save the Queen
Handel: Alla Siciana & Presto
Handel: Zadok the Priest
Ireland: The Hills
Ireland: Villanella
Johnson: Come, Blessed Bird
Jones: Fair Oriana
Parry: I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me
Parry: Jerusalem
Purcell: My Heart is Inditing
Turner: The Queen Shall Rejoice
Vaughan Williams: O Taste and See
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Walton: Crown Imperial
Walton: Jubilate Deo

March 2012 – Motets of German Masters

Bach JS: Komm, Jesu, Komm
Bach JS: Lobet den Herrn, alle Helden
Bach JS: Prelude & Fugue in F minor
Brahms: Ach, arme Welt
Brahms: Geistliches Lied
Harris: Organ Prelude in Eb
Mendelssohn: Four sacred part songs
Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata No 1 in F minor – 2. Adagio
Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata No 3 in A
Schutz: Jauchzet den Hern (Psalm 100)

Decmber 2011 – Noel

Away in a Manger (Normandy tune arr Jacques)
Cleobury: A Shropshire Carol
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman (Willcocks)
Mathias: Sir Christemas
O Come all ye faithful (arr Willcocks)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr Vaughan Williams)
Quelle est cette odeur agreable (arr Willcocks)
Rejoice and be Merry (arr Jacques)
Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio
The Shepherd’s Carol (Chilcott)
Vaughan Williams: The Blessed Son of God

November 2011 – Howells and Rutter Requiem

Howells: Requiem
Rutter: Requiem
Wild: Sanctus

July 2011 – A Summer Soiree

Arlen: Somewhere Over the rainbow (arr Carter)
Bernstein: West Side Story – America
Bernstein: West Side Story – Tonight
Black Sheep (arr Rutter)
Bratton: The Teddy-bears Picnic (arr Carter)
Glover-Kind: I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside (arr Carter)
Johnson: Hark, Hark the Lark
Johnson: O Mistress Mine
Johnson: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day
Johnson: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
Kosma: Autumn Leaves (arr Carter)
Porter: So in love
Shenandoah (arr Runswick)
Shortnin’ Bread … Pick a bale o’ Cotton (arr Runswick)
Steal Away (arr Chilcott)
Take me home … Country Roads (Denver)
The Streets of Laredo (arr Runswick)
Warlock: Basse dance; Pavane; Tordion
Yankee Doodle (arr Runswick)
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)

May 2011 – Spring Serenade

Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Bennet: Weep O mine Eyes
Black Sheep (arr Rutter)
Boellmann: Suite Gothique – 3. Priere a Notre Dame
Bourgeois: Serenade, for Organ
Bratton: The Teddy-bears Picnic (arr Carter)
Bridge: The Goslings
Britten: Flower Songs – 4. The Evening Primrose
Bryant F & B: All I Have To Do Is Dream
Clements: Flower of Beauty
Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme
Delius: 10 – To be sung of a summer night on the water
Farmer: Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Haydn: Musical Clocks, for Organ
Holst: 12 Welsh Folk Songs – 9. My Sweetheart’s like Venus
Karg-Elert: Now Thank We All Our God, for Organ
Morley: Now is the month of Maying
Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Rodgers & Hart: Blue Moon (arr Blackwell)
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 1. Calme des Nuits
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 2. Les Fleurs et les Arbres
Sherwin: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (arr Lucas)
Stanford: The Blue Bird
Tippett: A Child of Our Time – Spirituals – 1. Steal Away
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Whitacre: Sleep
Wilbye: Sweet honey-sucking bees
Willan: Rise up, my Love, my Fair one

April 2011 – Nightfall to Dawn

Bennet: Weep O mine Eyes
Blitheman: In Pace
Britten: Flower Songs – 4. The Evening Primrose
Bryant F & B: All I Have To Do Is Dream
Byrd: Lullaby, My Sweet Little Baby
Darke: Meditation on Brother James’ Air
Delius: 10 – To be sung of a summer night on the water
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Faure: Requiem – In Paradisum
Mendelssohn: Song Without Words in C minor, for Piano
Murill: Carrillon
Porter: Night and Day (arr Carter)
Rheinberger: Abendlied
Rodgers & Hart: Blue Moon (arr Blackwell)
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 1. Calme des Nuits
Schumann: Gute Nacht
Tallis: Te Lucis Ante Terminum
Tallis: Te Lucis Ante Terminum
Tippett: A Child of Our Time – Spirituals – 1. Steal Away
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Whitacre: Sleep

December 2010 – Music for Peace

Boellmann: Suite Gothique – 3. Priere a Notre Dame
Hurlstone: Sonata in F for Bassoon and Piano
Jenkins: The Armed Man
Parry: I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me
Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing
Rutter: The Lord Bless you and Keep you
Tavener: Song for Athene

March 2010 – Choral Classics

Bach JS: Double Violin Concerto in D
Buxtehude: Magnificat
Monteverdi: Beatus Vir
Mozart: Church Sonata K.244
Mozart: Church Sonata, K.145
Mozart: Missa Brevis in F, K.192
Pergolesi: Amen
Pergolesi: Quando Corpus Morietur
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Schutz: Weiss, was weinest du?

October 2009 – I was Glad – Music for Royal Occasions

Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings Fair
Handel: Let Thy Hand be Strengthened
Handel: The King Shall Rejoice
Handel: Zadok the Priest
Harris: Bring Us O Lord God
Haydn: Te Deum Laudamus
Holst: Nunc Dimittis
Lobo: Versa est in Luctum
Parry: I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me
Stanley: Voluntary in G minor for Organ
Tavener: Song for Athene
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 2. Rhosymedre

June 2009 – Purcell – King Arthur

Purcell: King Arthur

March 2009 – Ironbridge Rotary Event

Bratton: The Teddy-bears Picnic (arr Carter)
Bridge: The Goslings
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 4. Cruet MacNightshade
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 5. Sing you now
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 6. Everyone sang
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 7. Hey down a down/Sing with thy mouth
Gershwin: S’Wonderful (arr Blackwell)
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Shearing: Lullaby of Birdland (arr Carter)
Waller & Brooks: Ain’t Misbehavin’ (arr Gritton)
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)
de Rose: Deep Purple (arr Carter & Blackwell)

December 2008 – A Festival of Christmas Music

Angels From the Realms of Glory (arr Jacques)
Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
Lauridsen: Motet – Ave Maria
O Come all ye faithful (arr Willcocks)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr Vaughan Williams)
Once in Royal David’s City (Gauntlett harm. Mann)

November 2008 – The Glory of English Music

Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia
Elgar: Seek Him that maketh the Seven Stars
Elgar: Te Deum
Ireland: Piano Suite ‘Sarnia’
Lauridsen: Motet – Ave Maria
Tallis: Lamentations I
Tallis: Lamentations II
Walton: Missa Brevis

May 2008 – Haydn – Maraizellermesse

Haydn: Mass No 8 in C – Missa Cellensis (Marienzellermesse)

April 2008 – Bach – B Minor Mass

Bach JS: B Minor Mass

January 2008 – Concert for Columbia

Faure: Requiem
Finzi: Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice
Francis: Two Sides of the Story (a poem)
Piazolla: Jacinto Chiclana

December 2007 – A Ceremony of Carols

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Britten: St Nicolas
Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
Gruber: Silent Night (arr Willcocks)
Holst (arr): 3 Hymns – 1. In the Bleak Mid-winter
I Saw Three Ships come Sailing In (arr Wilcocks)
Mawby: Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Rutter: Dancing Day
The Holly and the Ivy (arr Gardner)

September 2007 – Much Wenlock Parish Church 2007 Concert Series

Bach JS: Jesu, Meine Freude
Brahms: Gypsy Songs – Zigeunerleider
Dearsley: Rosa Mystica
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 1. I Praise the tender flower (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 3. My Spirit Sang All Day (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 4. Clear and gentle stream (Bridges)
Kosma: Autumn Leaves (arr Carter)
Porter: Let’s do it (arr Blackwell)
Porter: Night and Day (arr Carter)
Tallis: Lamentations I
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)

June 2007 – Summer Classics

Bach JS: Fantasia in C minor
Bach JS: Fugue in C minor
Bach JS: Prelude & Fugue in C
Haydn: Mass No 8 in C – Missa Cellensis (Marienzellermesse)
Schubert: Mass in G minor

March 2007 – Tempus Passionis

Anerio: Christus Factus Est
Bingen: Ave, Generosa
Bingen: Ecclesia
Bingen: Ignis Spiritus
Bingen: O Euchari
Bingen: Virga ac Diadema
Bingen: Viridissima Virga
Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus
Dearsley: Rosa Mystica
Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Tallis: Lamentations I
Tallis: Lamentations II
Victoria: Jesu, Dulcis Memoria
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories – 12. Caligaverunt Oculi Mei
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories – 14. O Vos Omnes
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories – 7. Tamquam Ad Latronem

February 2007 – A Nautical Evening

Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Glover-Kind: I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside (arr Carter)
Lauridsen: Motet – Ave Maria
The Mermaid (arr Whitworth)
Vaughan Williams: 5 English Folk Songs – 1. The Dark Eyed Sailor
Vaughan Williams: 5 English Folk Songs – 4. The Lover’s Ghost
Vaughan Williams: Just as the Tide was Flowing

December 2006 – A Christmas Messiah

Coventry Carol – Lully, Lulla (arr Shaw)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr Wood)
Gruber: Silent Night (arr Willcocks)
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
Handel: Messiah – II.22. Hallelujah Chorus
In the Bleak Mid-winter (arr Darke)
Lauridsen: Motet – O Magnum Mysterium
Poulenc: Motets pour le temp de Noel – 1. O Magnum Mysterium
See Amid the Winter’s Snow (Goss arr Willcocks)
Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium

November 2006 – Adams Grammar School 350th Anniversary

Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (arr Turner)
Arlen: Somewhere Over the rainbow (arr Carter)
Baker: Ave Maria
Garland: In the Mood (arr Gritton)
Orrell: May He Support Us All the Day Long
Porter: Let’s do it (arr Blackwell)
Porter: Night and Day (arr Carter)
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)

October 2006 – Cosy Hall 21st Birthday Celebration Evening

Arlen: Somewhere Over the rainbow (arr Carter)
Brahms: Gypsy Songs – Zigeunerleider
Garland: In the Mood (arr Gritton)
Porter: Let’s do it (arr Blackwell)
Porter: Night and Day (arr Carter)
Walton: The Lord Mayor’s Table
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)

July 2006 – A Summer Concert

Haydn: Mass No 14 in Bb – Harmoniemesse
Haydn: Symphony No 104 in D (London)
Vivaldi: Gloria

February 2006 – with Jackfiekd Elcock Reisen Band

Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (arr Turner)
Bizet: Carmen – Habanera
Kern: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (arr Blackwell)
Kosma: Autumn Leaves (arr Carter)
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci – Bell Chorus
Porter: Let’s do it (arr Blackwell)
Verdi: La Forza del Destino – Rataplan
Wagner: Lohengrin – Bridal Chorus
Youmans: Tea for Two (arr Gritton)

December 2005 – Gilbert & Sullivan – The Gondoliers

Sullivan: The Gondoliers (complete)

September 2005 – Gnosall – Harvest Flower Festival

Ca’ the Yowes (arr Vaughan Williams)
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 6. Everyone sang
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 1. I Praise the tender flower (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 4. Clear and gentle stream (Bridges)
Lloyd Webber: Love Changes Everything
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 1. There was an old lady of France
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 2. There was an oild person of Cromer
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 3. There was an old man in a tree
The Herring’s Head (arr Fish)
Thompson: Alleluia
Vaughan Williams: 5 English Folk Songs – 4. The Lover’s Ghost

June 2005 – Midsummer Music

Anon: Romance
Anon: The Lewis Bridal Song
Balfe: I Dreamt that I Dwelt in Marble Halls
Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Ca’ the Yowes (arr Vaughan Williams)
Chilcott: Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Field: Young Ethelred
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 1. I Praise the tender flower (Bridges)
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 4. Clear and gentle stream (Bridges)
Fling it Here, Fling it There
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Lear: The Quangle-Wangle’s Hat
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Milligan: Dust if you Must
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 1. There was an old lady of France
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 2. There was an oild person of Cromer
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 3. There was an old man in a tree
Sherwin: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (arr Lucas)
Stanford: The Blue Bird
The Herring’s Head (arr Fish)
The Mermaid (arr Whitworth)
The Sally Gardens (arr Britten)
The Turtle Dove (arr Vaughan Williams)
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)
Tomkins: Too Much I Once Lamented
Vaughan Williams: 5 English Folk Songs – 4. The Lover’s Ghost
Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)
Young Farmer Dick

March 2005 – Bach – St John Passion

Bach JS: St John Passion

February 2005 – A Victorian Evening

Barnby: Sweet and Low
Pinsuti: Good night, good night, beloved
Sullivan: The Long Day Closes
Sullivan: The Lost Chord (arr Gritton)

December 2004 – Handel – Messiah

Handel: Messiah

December – Nova, Nova!

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols – 3. There is no Rose of Such Virtue
Britten: A New Year Carol
Coot: Santa Claus is Coming to Town (arr Gritton)
Handel: Messiah – I.4. And the Glory of the Lord
Howells: A Spotless rose is blowing
Lord of the Dance (arr Willcocks)
Mary’s Boy Child (arr Gritton)
Riu, Riu, Riu
Rutter: Mary’s Lullaby
Tallis: O Nata Lux de Lumine
The Seven Joys of Mary (arr Cleobury)
The Truth from Above (arr Vaughan Williams)

October 2004 – Charity Concert with Jackfield Band

Bennet: All creatures now are merry-minded
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Grundy: Celebration
Ives G: Calico Pie
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana – Easter Hymn
Morley: My bonny lass she smileth
Parry: Jerusalem
Sherwin: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (arr Lucas)
Stanford: The Blue Bird
The Mermaid (arr Whitworth)
The Turtle Dove (arr Vaughan Williams)
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)

July 2004 – Mahler’s Eighth Symphony at Symphony Hall

Mahler: Symphony No 8 Symphony of a Thousand””

June 2004 – A Concert of American Music

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Bingham: Overture, Rhythmic, Trumpet and Voluntary
Copland: In the Beginning
Debussy: La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin
Faure: Requiem – Pie Jesu
Ives G: Calico Pie
Lauridsen: Motet – Ave Maria
Lauridsen: Motet – O Magnum Mysterium
Lauridsen: Motet – Ubi Caritas
Thompson: Alleluia

March 2004 – French Dressing

Bizet: The Pearl Fishers – Duet
Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme
Fables of La Fontaine: La Cigale et la Fourmi
Faure: Madrigal
Menken & Schwartz: Hunchback of Notre Dame – Out There
Porter: Can Can Choral Selection (tr Warnick)
Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah – Mon Coeur Souvre a ta Voix
Saint-Saens: Two Choruses – 1. Calme des Nuits
Schonberg: Medley from Les Miserables (arr Lojeski)
Tournier: Etude de Concert au Matin
Trenet: La Mer

December 2003 – Handel – Messiah

Handel: Messiah

December 2003 – Rutter – Magnificat

Finzi: In Terra Pax (Christmas scene)
Rutter: Magnificat
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

November 2003 – A Musical Evening – Church by the Lake

Edwards: Wassail
Gibbons: The Silver Swan
Gould: Pavane, for Organ
Grundy: Celebration
Lauridsen: Motet – O Magnum Mysterium
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer
Neilson: Bow thy Corolla
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Rutter: Magnificat – 2. Of a Rose, a Lovely Rose
The Gift to be Simple (arr Chilcott)
The Herring’s Head (arr Fish)

October 2003 – Telford

Piazolla: Jacinto Chiclana

September 2003 – Elcock Risen 75th Year Charity Concert

Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (arr Turner)
Chattanooga Choo Choo (arr Fish)
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Genee: Italian Salad (arr Rowley)
Handel: Messiah – II.22. Hallelujah Chorus
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
My Evaline (arr Hall)
Parry: Jerusalem
Piazolla: Jacinto Chiclana
The Gift to be Simple (arr Chilcott)
Tomkins: Since I Once Lamented

June 2003 – Master Tallis’ Testament

Howells: Hymn for St Cecilia
Howells: Master Tallis’ Testament
Howells: Requiem
Tallis: O Nata Lux de Lumine
Tallis: Salvator Mundi
The Gift to be Simple (arr Chilcott)
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 1. Bryn Calfaria
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 2. Rhosymedre
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 3. Hyfrydol

May 2003 – Master Tallis’ Testament

Howells: A Hymn for St Cecilia
Howells: Master Tallis’ Testament
Howells: Requiem
Tallis: O Nata Lux de Lumine
Tallis: Salvator Mundi
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 1. Bryn Calfaria
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 2. Rhosymedre
Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes – 3. Hyfrydol

March 2003 – American Pie

Arlen: Stormy Weather
Bacharach: Close to You
Bernstein: West Side Story (selection)
Chattanooga Choo Choo (arr Fish)
Down By the Riverside (arr Rutter)
Dylan: The Lily of the West (arr Baez)
Gershwin: Bess, You is my Woman Now
Gershwin: Summertime
Hamlisch: The Way we Were
Hawkins: I’m Going’ Up a Yonder (arr Read)
Hoagy Carmichael – a Portrait (arr Sterling)
Kern: Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man ‘o Mine
Lehrer: Poisoning Pigeons in the Park
My Evaline (arr Hall)
Shenandoah (arr Erb)

January 2003 – David Grundy Compositions

Grundy: A Shropshire Carol
Grundy: Caer Caradoc
Grundy: Except the Lord Build the House
Grundy: Kangaroo Song

Decembber 2002 – Bach – Christmas Oratorio

Bach JS: Christmas Oratorio

October 2002 – An Autumn Extravaganza

Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Genee: Italian Salad (arr Rowley)
Handel: Messiah – II.22. Hallelujah Chorus
Hawkins: I’m Going’ Up a Yonder (arr Read)
Lloyd Webber: Love Changes Everything
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Name that Tune (arr Ives)
Shenandoah (arr Erb)
The Holland Handkerchief (arr Fish)

September 2002 – A Musical Evening

Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Genee: Italian Salad (arr Rowley)
Handel: Where’er You Walk
Lloyd Webber: There’s Me
Londonderry Air (arr Chilcott)
Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer
Rutter: For the Beauty of the Earth
Schonberg: Les Miserables – Castle on a Cloud
Schonberg: Les Miserables – I Dreamed a Dream
Schonberg: Les Miserables – On My Own
Strommen: Stronger with Time
The Holland Handkerchief (arr Fish)
Thompson: Alleluia

June 2002 – Beaumaris Tour to Leipzig

Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands
Grundy: Except the Lord Build the House
Holst: This Have I Done for my True Love
Patterson: Missa Brevis
Rutter: God be in my Head
Tallis: If ye love me
Tavener: Song for Athene
The Holland Handkerchief (arr Fish)

May 2002 – A Concert of English Music – From Taverner to Tavener

Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands
Grundy: Except the Lord Build the House
Holst: This Have I Done for my True Love
Patterson: Missa Brevis
Rutter: God be in my Head
Tallis: If ye love me
Tavener: Song for Athene
Taverner: Western Wind Mass

March 2002 – Gilbert & Sullivan – The Mikado

Sullivan: The Mikado

February 2002 – An Italian Evening

Clementi: Sonata No 1 in D – Rondo
De Curtis: Come Back to Sorrento
Denza: Funiculi – Funicula
Donizetti: Give Me Your Hand O Dearest
Gastoldi: Io son I’inritto amore
Genee: Italian Salad (arr Rowley)
Lotti: Pur di Cesta oh Bocca Bella
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – Voi che Sapete
Rore: Ancor che col Partire
Rossini: La Cerentola – aria
Salieri: Venga nel nostro coro
Sullivan: The Gondoliers – When a Merry Maiden Marries

February 2002 – Telford Town Centre

Gardner: Rejection
Sourwood Mountain (arr Rutter)
The Water of Tyne (arr Neaum)

December 2001 – Mozart – C minor Mass

Haydn: Symphony No 82 in C (The Bear)
Mozart: Mass in C minor, K.427

July 2001 – A Choral Celebration

Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Pallestrina: Stabat Mater
Reger: Drei Chore – 3. Fruhlingsblick

July 2001 – Shrewsbury IMF

Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Grundy: Except the Lord Build the House
Patterson: Missa Brevis
Rutter: God be in my Head
Tavener: Song for Athene

June 2001 – A Summer Concert

Bach JS: Lobet den Herrn, alle Helden
Barber: Agnus Dei
Ca’ the Yowes (arr Vaughan Williams)
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 4. Cruet MacNightshade
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 5. Sing you now
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 6. Everyone sang
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Grundy: An evening pastorale
Grundy: Easter Flourish
Grundy: Meditation on a Welsh hymn tune
Holst: 6 Choral Folk Songs – 5. I Love my Love
MacMillan: A Child’s Prayer
Myers: Cavatina (arr Baines)
Pallestrina: Stabat Mater
Piazolla: Jacinto Chiclana
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 1. Nicolette
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 2. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 3. Ronde
Reger: Drei Chore – 3. Fruhlingsblick
Rheinberger: Organ Sonata No 7
Vilette: Motet – Jesu dulcis memoria
Villette: Motet – O quam amabilis es
Villette: Motet – Panis Angelicus

June 2001 – Taverner to Tavener

Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands
Grundy: Except the Lord Build the House
Harris: Organ Solo – Processional March
Holst: This Have I Done for my True Love
Patterson: Missa Brevis
Rutter: God be in my Head
Tallis: If ye love me
Tavener: Song for Athene
Taverner: Western Wind Mass
Unknown: Westron Wynde

May 2001 – Monteverdi – Vespers and others

Bach JS: Lobet den Herrn, alle Helden
Bach JS: Lobet den Herrn, alle Helden
Bach JS: Lobet den Herrn, alle Helden
Drunken Sailor (arr Willcocks J)
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine

February 2001 – St Nicholas, Newport – AVS

Britten: Flower Songs – 4. The Evening Primrose
Chilcott: Irish Blessing
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 4. Cruet MacNightshade
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 5. Sing you now
Phillips: Ascendit Deus

December 2000 – Amahl and the Night Visitors

Bach JS: Choral Prelude Wachet Auf!””
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 1. Sing we now merrily
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 2. The singing of birds
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 3. Hey down a down!
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 4. Cruet MacNightshade
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 5. Sing you now
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 6. Everyone sang
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 7. Hey down a down/Sing with thy mouth
Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors
Rutter: When Icicles Hang – 1. Good Ale
Rutter: When Icicles Hang – 2. Blow, blow, thou winter wind
Rutter: When Icicles Hang – 3. Hay, ay

September 2000 – Singing of Birds – Shipley

Chilcott: Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing
Chilcott: Singing by Numbers – 5. Sing you now
Chilcott: The Singing of Birds
Daley: Requiem – 4 – In Remembrance
Dove: Who Killed Cock Robin?
Pallestrina: Stabat Mater
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 2. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
Stanford: The Blue Bird
Thompson: Alleluia
Tippett: The Windhover
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)

July 2000 – Edgmond Millennium Festival

Chilcott: Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing
Gardner: Rejection
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 2. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 3. There was an old man in a tree
Sourwood Mountain (arr Rutter)
Stanford: The Blue Bird
The Lark in the Clear Air (arr Carter)
The Turtle Dove (arr Vaughan Williams)
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)

July 2000- St Nicholas, Newport

Chilcott: Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)

June 2000 – International Choral Celebration

Chilcott: Everyone Sang
Dove: Who Killed Cock Robin?
Dove: Who Killed Cock Robin?
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)

June 2000- Of Birds (and Bees)

Chilcott: Everyone Sang
Chilcott: Everyone Suddenly Burst Out Singing
Chilcott: The Singing of Birds
Daquin: Le coucou
Dove: Who Killed Cock Robin?
Finzi: 7 Partsongs – 5. Nightingales (Bridges)
Gibbons: Dainty Fine Bird
Messiaen: L’alouette Lulu – The Woodlark
Munday: Robin
Ravel: Oiseaux tristes
Ravel: Trois Chansons – 2. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
Rimsky-Korsavov: Flight of the Bumble Bee
Rutter: Birthday Madrigals – 5. When Daisies Pied
Seiber: Three Nonsense Songs – 3. There was an old man in a tree
Stanford: The Blue Bird
The Lark in the Clear Air (arr Carter)
The Turtle Dove (arr Vaughan Williams)
Tippett: The Windhover
Vautor: Sweet Suffolk Owl
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)
Warlock: Yarmouth Fair (arr Gibbs)
Wilbye: Sweet honey-sucking bees
Wilbye: Yes, Sweet, take heed

April 2000 – Bach – St Matthew Passion

Bach JS: St Matthew Passion

January 2000 – Amnesty International Concert

Durufle: Motet – Tantum ergo
Durufle: Motet – Tota Pulchra es
Durufle: Motet – Ubi Caritas
Durufle: Quatre Motets – 3. Tu es Petrus
Faure: Requiem
Guilmant: Marche Funebre et Chant Seraphique, for Organ
Hurford: Litany to the Holy Spirit
Vilette: Motet – Jesu dulcis memoria
Villette: Motet – O quam amabilis es
Villette: Motet – Panis Angelicus

 

Below are flyers and a video of a performance from our 2012/2013 season. You can view further performances on our YouTube playlist.

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