PAST CONCERTS

2017

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

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 Chadderton


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 Chadderton


2015

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.


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 Chadderton


2014

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

Conducted by Tom-Colin Thorpe & Penny Holland


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 Chadderton


2013

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


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

Conducted by Penny Holland and Tom-Colin Thorpe


2012

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


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

Conducted by Penny Holland