PAST CONCERTS

2022

Dec: Christmas is Coming! Magnificat by Durante/Pergolesi. Carols, including The Seal Lullaby by  Eric Whitacre and A Boy was Born by Will Todd 

Conducted by Caroline Boden

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June: June this year to coincide with HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. 70 Glorious Years! Coronation Anthems by George Frideric Handel and The Sailor’s Garland by Alec Rowley

Conducted by Caroline Boden

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2021

Dec: A Choral Christmas – Together Again! A selection of carols, including In Celebration of Christmas by Sir Karl Jenkins, Christmas Day by Gustav Holst and In the Bleak Mid Winter by Charles Paterson

Conducted by Caroline Boden

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May: No concert

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2020

Dec: No concert

May: No concert

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2019

Dec: A Very British Christmas: a selection of carols by various British composers, featuring John Rutter, and Benjamin Britten’s Christ’s Nativity

Conducted by Crauford Thomson


May: Anthems through the Ages, from Renaissance to Rutter. Gilbert & Sullivan Galore: excerpts from The Mikado, The Gondoliers, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore

Conducted by Caroline Boden


2018

Dec: Excerpts from The Armed Man, Jenkins; Messiah, Handel. On Christmas Night, Bob Chilcott.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


May: Requiem, Fauré. Folk-Songs for Choirs 1: Bushes and Briars, Black Sheep, My Sweetheart’s like Venus. Also The Turtle Dove, Vaughan Williams; The Mermaid, Whitworth; The Lincolnshire Poacher; The Lass of Richmond Hill. Three Hungarian Folk Songs, Mátyás Seiber.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


2017

Dec: Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi. A Winter’s Night, Cecilia McDowall. Selection from 100 Carols for Choirs.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


May: Mass in G, Franz Schubert. Songs from the Bavarian Highlands, Edward Elgar; The Long Day Closes, Arthur Sullivan;Serenade, Albert, Prince Consort; The Sea hath its Pearls, Ciro Pinsuti.

Conducted by Maureen Gay


2016

Dec: Excerpts from Christmas Oratorio, Bach. Selection from Carols for Choirs 5, edited Bob Chilcott & David Blackwell. Also In Stable Bare, F T Durrant; I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Chris Hinkins.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


May: Excerpts from The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert & Sullivan.Blest Pair of Sirens, Hubert Parry; The Lord is my Shepherd, Howard Goodall; Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Henry Wood, arr Peter Lawson.

Conducted by Tom-Colin Thorpe and Caroline Boden


2015

Dec: Excerpts from Messiah, Handel.Selection from Carols for Choirs (1,2 & 4, edited Jacques, Willcocks, Rutter). Also The Seal Lullaby, Eric Whitacre; The Little Cradle Rocks, Beth Calkins-Hockje.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


May: Coronation Mass, W A Mozart. Four sea shanties from The Sailor’s Garland, Alec Rowley; Cantique de Jean Racine, Gabriel Fauré; excerpts from Die Fledermaus, Johann Strauss.

Conducted by Caroline Boden


2014

Dec: A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten.Selection from 100 Carols for Choirs, edited David Willcocks & John Rutter. Also My Dancing Day, Trad Eng (arr Parker/Shaw); Joy to the World, Handel (arr Parker/Shaw); Who Lies In Yon Manger? Peter Brown; O Holy Night, Adolphe Adam.

Conducted by Chris Hinkins and Caroline Boden


May: Four Coronation Anthems, Handel; excerpts from HMS Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan.

Conducted by Tom-Colin Thorpe & Penny Holland


2013

Dec: Eternal Light, Howard Goodall; Wachet Auf, J S Bach; O Magnum Mysterium, Morten Lauridsen.

Conducted by Penny Holland and Tom-Colin Thorpe


May: The Sorcerer, Gilbert & Sullivan; Selections from Opera Choruses, (Edited, Rutter).


2012

Dec: (shared with Banovallum Brass); Mass in D, Antonín Dvořák; Te Deum, Anton Bruckner; Gloria, John Rutter.

Conducted by Penny Holland


May: A Xmas Fantasy, Gordon Langford; excerpts from Carmina Burana, Carl Orff.