Repertoire

Choral Works Performed

J S BACH Christmas Oratorio (extracts)
St Matthew Passion*
BARBER Agnus Dei
BARTOK Four Slovak Folksongs
BEETHOVEN Missa Solemnis*
BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms* (full orchestral version)

Choruses from On the town

BERGER Brazilian Psalm
BLACKFORD Mirror of Perfection*
BRAHMS

Ein Deutches Requiem*

Liebeslieder Waltzes

Zigeunerlieder

Four songs for women’s voices, horns and harp

BRITTEN

A Ceremony of Carols (with harp)

Cantata Misericordium*

Rejoice in the Lamb

Saint Nicolas*

CHILCOTT Singing by Numbers
Songs and cries of London Town
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast
DURUFLÉ Requiem
DVORAK Mass in D
ELGAR

Ave Verum;

The Spirit of the Lord from The Apostles

Give Unto the Lord

The Music Makers

FAURÉ

Cantique de Jean Racine

Requiem*

FINZI My spirit sang all day
GABRIELI In Ecclesiis*
GERSHWIN / MAC HUFF A Gershwin Portrait
GOODALL The Lord is My Shepherd
The Marlborough Canticles
GORECKI Amen
GOUNOD Messe Solennelle de Ste Cécile
HANDEL

Belshazzar*

Judas Maccabaeus*

Messiah*

My heart is inditing*

Zadok the Priest

HAYDN

Creation*

Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (“Little Organ Mass”)

KODALY

Laudes Organi

Missa Brevis

LAMBERT Rio Grande
L’ESTRANGE Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose
MC DOWALL A Cantata for Christmas
MENDELSSOHN

Elijah*

Part Songs op.59

MONTEVERDI Beatus Vir*
MOZART

Coronation Mass*

Kyrie in D minor*

Laudate Dominum *

Misericordias Domini *

Nocturnes

Requiem*

Veni Sancte Spiritus *

Vesperae solemnes confessore K339*

O’REGAN Dorchester Canticles
PARRY

Blest Pair of Sirens

I was glad

My soul there is a country

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

PURCELL O Sing unto the Lord
PUCCINI Messa di Gloria
RATHBONE Mr Fezziwig’s Christmas Party
ROSSINI

Petite Messe Solennelle

Quartetto Pastorale

RUNSWICK (arr.) Five American Folk Songs
RUTTER

Brother Heinrich

The Reluctant Dragon

SEIBER Three Hungarian Folksongs
SHEARING Songs and sonnets from Shakespeare
SCHUBERT Four Partsongs

Mass in F

STANFORD

Justorum animae

Coelos ascendit hodie

Beati quorum via

STRAVINSKY Symphony of Psalms
TAYLOR genesis
TIPPETT Five Negro Spirituals from A Child of our Time
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Five Mystical Songs*

In Windsor Forest

O clap your hands*

Toward the Unknown Region

VERDI Pater Noster
VIVALDI Gloria*
WALTON Belshazzar’s Feast*

STAGE WORKS PERFORMED

Excerpts from

BIZET The Pearl Fishers, Carmen (semi-staged)
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN Iolanthe; HMS Pinafore; Pirates of Penzance; Trial by Jury(complete) All semi-staged
KERN Show Boat
LEHAR Merry Widow
MASCAGNI Cavalleria Rusticana (semi-staged)
MOZART Magic Flute

PURCELL

Dido and Anaeas (semi-staged)
PUCCINI Suor Angelica (semi-staged)

OTHER MUSIC PERFORMED

Choruses from operas by BIZET*, BORODIN*, BRITTEN, DONIZETTI*, GERSHWIN, HUMPERDINCK*, LULLY, MONTEVERDI, PURCELL, ROSSINI*, TCHAIKOVSKY*, VERDI*, WAGNER*

Choruses from various operettas and shows, including Yeomen of the Guard; Fiddler on the Roof; West Side Story; Guys and Dolls

Christmas carols and other festive music

Part-songs and motets by PITONI, LOTTI, VECCHI, MENDELSSOHN, MORLEY, BYRD, TALLIS, SAINT-SAËNS, STANFORD, BARBER, BRUCKNER, LAURIDSEN and ELGAR etc.

Arrangements of popular songs from GERSHWIN, PORTER and ROGERS to the BEATLES plus!

Non-choral music featured includes: FINZI Dies Natalis, MOZART Exsultate Jubilate, Oboe Concerto, Piano concerto in D minor K466, PURCELL/BRITTEN Chacony

*orchestrally accompanied