Previous Concerts

Season 2016/17

 

EASTER CONCERT

Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 19.30 at St Paul’s Church,  Withington

J S Bach, Mass in B Minor

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tuesday 6 December 2016. 7:30pm St Paul’s Church, Withington

Carols and other Christmas music including

O Magnum Mysterium – Victoria
Christmas Round – Taverner
Away in a Manger – Taverner

First Nowell – Vaughan-Williams

Shepherds Carol – Chilcott

I Wonder as I Wander – Appalachian trad. arr. Rutter
Sans Day Carol – Rutter
Shepherds Farewell –

Ding dong! Merrily on high trad arr. Wood
Jingle Bells arr. Willcocks

And, of course, some carols for audience to join in.

Season 2015/16 

All at St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tuesday 8th December 2015

Monteverdi Christmas Vespers , Monteverdi Magnificat

 

Saturday 16th April 2016

Elgar, The Music Makers, and Purcell.  Ode to Saint Cecilia

 

Tuesday 28th June 2016

Bob Chilcott, A Little Jazz Mass.  Rutter, Feel The Spirit.  Additional songs from Margaret Ferguson

Season 2014/15

All at St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

SUMMER CONCERT

Tuesday 30th June 2015

Poulenc Gloria , Vivaldi Gloria

 

EASTER CONCERT

Saturday 28th March 2015

Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise, Bach Cantata No. 192 Nun danket alle Gott, Gabrieli Jubilate Deo

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tuesday 9th December 2014

Handel’s Messiah part one, Fantasia on Christmas Carols – Vaughan-Williams, other carols and Christmas music

 

COFFEE MORNING & CONCERT

Saturday 8th November 2014

Coffee ,cakes and a selection of the traditional, sacred and contemporary part songs

 

 

Season 2013/14

 

MUSIC FOR A SUMMER EVENING

Saturday 5th July 2014

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Elgar’s Te Deun & Benedictus

Constant Lambert’s The Rio Grande

Part songs by Elgar, Sullivan and Novello

 

HAYDN’S CREATION

Saturday 5th April 2014

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Haydn’s Creation

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tuesday 10th December 2013

St Paul’s Church, Withington

Gloria by John Rutter and a selection of Christmas Carols and other music

 

Season 2012/13

 

Saturday 29th June 2013

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Lux Aeterna by Morten Lauridsen
Coronation Anthems – GF Handel
Songs and Sonnets by Shakespeare, music by George Shearing
Aesop’s Fables by Bob Chilcott

 

Tuesday 18th December 2012

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Christus Natus Est by Cecilia McDowell
and a selection of Christmas Carols

 

Saturday 20th October 2012

St Michael’s Church, Townley Street, Middleton, Manchester
with St Michael’s Brass Band

 

Season 2011/12

 

Saturday 30th June 2012

A Celebration of British Choral Music for the Diamond Jubilee

Soloist: Margaret Ferguson

 

Saturday 31st March 2012

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Mozart Requiem

 

Tuesday 13th December 2011

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Vivaldi Gloria

Buxtehude Das Neugebor’ne Kinderlein

Carols & Christmas Music

 

Season 2010/11

 

Saturday 2nd July 2011

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Summer Concert

 

Saturday 9th April 2011

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Handel’s Messiah

 

Tuesday 14th December 2010

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicholas & Christmas Carols

Soloist: Brian Smith Walters

 

Season 2010/09

 

Saturday July 3rd 2010

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Madrigals and Part Songs

 

Saturday March 20th 2010

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Brahm’s Requiem

 

Tuesday December 15th 2009

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Whitburn’s Missa Carolae, Chichester Psalms (Bernstein)

Carols & Sing Hallelujah, Hallelujah Chorus (Handel)

 

September 13th 2009

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

OPEN REHEARSAL

Durufle’s Requiem and Chilcott’s Little Jazz Mass

 

Season 2008/09

 

Saturday July 4th 2009

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

The American Dream

Featuring music by Gershwin, Bernstein, Cole Porter, Lauridsen and others

 

Saturday April 4th 2009

St Paul’s Church, Withington

Elgar – Music Makers

 

Tuesday 16th December 2008

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Christmas Concert

 

Sunday 28th September 2008

St Paul’s Church, Withington, Manchester

Sing with the Philharmonic Choir

Vivaldi – Gloria

Haydn – Nelson Mass

 

Season 2007/08

 

Saturday 28th June 2008

Emmanuel Church, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester

Feel the Spirit!

 

Saturday 15th March 2008

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Dvorak  – Mass in D

Fauré Requiem

 

Tuesday 18th December 2007

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Christmas Concert

Respighi – Laud to the Nativity

 

Season 2006/07

 

Saturday 30th June 2007

Emmanuel Church, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester

Benedicite! A programme of Carter’s Benedicite for adult and children’s choir and spirituals

In association with St Catherine’s RC Primary School

 

Sunday 29th April 2007

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington

Fauré Requiem Workshop

 

Saturday 31st March 2007

ChorltonMethodistChurch, Manchester Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester

Gounod: St Cecilia Mass

 

Tuesday 19th December 2006

St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Christmas Concert including Geoffrey Bush’s Christmas Cantata

Season 2005/06

 

Saturday July 1st 2006

Emmanuel Church, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester

A Night at the Opera & Chilcott “The Making of the Drum”

 

Tuesday April 4th 2006

ChorltonMethodistChurch, 3 Manchester Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester

Stainer’s Crucifixion

 

Saturday March 25th 2006

EastDidsburyMethodistChurch, Parrswood Road, Didsbury, Manchester

A celebration of Mozart including Solemn Vespers

 

Tuesday December 13th 2005

St. Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester

Charpentier: Messe de Minuit and Christmas music

 

Season 2004/05

 

Saturday July 16th 2005

Emmanuel Church, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester

Sacred and Secular Music for Summer

Karl Jenkins “The Armed Man Suite”

 

Saturday June 18th 2005

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

with Manchester Bach Choir, Burnley Municipal Choir, StockportGrammar School Choir and Sale Chamber Orchestra

 

Saturday March 19th 2005

St Paul’s Church, Moor Lane, Kersal

Cherubini – Requiem in C minor

Pergolesi – Stabat Mater

Soprano: Carin Johnson,  Counter Tenor: Simon Hunt

 

Sunday 12th December 2004

St Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, School Lane, Didsbury, Manchester

Service for Advent

 

Tuesday 7th December 2004

St Bartholomew’s Church, Wilmslow, Cheshire

Britten’s Ceremony of Carols

 

Friday 16th July 2004

Emmanuel Church, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, Manchester

Vaughan Williams “Toward the Unknown Region” and other music by English Composers

Soloist Ray Peake and members of Manchester Boys’ Choir