Among the works performed in concerts over past years, the Choir has sung

  • A Christmas Story (Heinrich Schütz)
  • The Childhood of Christ (J C F Bach)
  • St Matthew Passion (Friedrich Funcke)

all the above accompanied by period instruments;

  • The Seven Last Words from the Cross (Schütz)
  • Das Neugeborne Kindelein (Buxtehude)
  • Komm, Jesu Komm (J S Bach)
  • Singet Dem Herrn (J S Bach)
  • Lobet den Herrn (J S Bach)
  • Cantata No 4 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' BWV4 (J S Bach)
  • Cantata No 140 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme' (Sleepers Wake) BWV140 (J S Bach)
  • Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noël (Charpentier)
  • Gloria (Giuseppe Carcani)
  • Magnificat im Bb (Durante, attributed to Pergolesi)
  • Gloria RV 589, Gloria RV588 and Magnificat RV610 (Vivaldi)
  • Regina Coeli KV276 and Te Deum KV141 (Mozart)
  • Magnificat ZWV108 (Zelenka)
  • The Heavens declare the glory of God (Boyce)
  • The Foundling Hospital Anthem (Handel)
  • and masses by Palestrina and Orlando di Lasso

Modern music includes

  • Lux Aeterna (Morten Lauridsen)
  • Canticle of Man (Alan Rawsthorne)
  • Seven Sea Poems (Tony Hewitt-Jones)
  • The Shepherd's Calendar (Michael Hurd)
  • Celtic Blessings (Raymond Warren)
  • and Christmas Cantata (Geoffrey Bush)

Works performed during the Choir's 50th Anniversary Season included

  • Messe Solennelle (Louis Victor Jules Vierne)
  • Surrexit a mortuis (Charles-Marie Widor)
  • Cantique de Jean Racine (Gabriel Fauré)

 

all in November 2014 with organ accompaniment.

In March 2015 Israel in Egypt (G F Handel) with Orchestra, as the centrepiece of a Come and Sing Day.

Madrigals and folksongs made up the programme for the summer concert on 4 July.

 

 

FAURÉ REQUIEM : 7th July 2018 at 7.30 pm - St Mary's Prestbury Cheltenham £12 (under 18s free)


COME AND SING Haydn's The Creation : 17th November 2018 time t.b.a - Holy Apostles, London Road, Cheltenham price(s) t.b.a


VOCAL WORKSHOP : date in 2019 at t.b.a - venue t.b.a