Repertoire

Choral works performed

J S BACHChristmas Oratorio (extracts)
St Matthew Passion*
BARBERAgnus Dei
BARTOKFour Slovak Folksongs
BEETHOVENMissa Solemnis*
BERNSTEINChichester Psalms* (full orchestral version)
Choruses from On the town
BERGERBrazilian Psalm
BLACKFORDMirror of Perfection*
BRAHMSEin Deutches Requiem*
Liebeslieder Waltzes
Zigeunerlieder
Four songs for women's voices, horns and harp
BRIGGSMesse de Notre-dame
BRITTENA Ceremony of Carols (with harp)
Cantata Misericordium*
Rejoice in the Lamb
Saint Nicolas*
CHARPENTIERTe Deum*
CHILCOTTSinging by Numbers
Songs and cries of London Town
COLERIDGE-TAYLORHiawatha's Wedding Feast
DURUFLƒRequiem
DVORAKMass in D
ELGARAve Verum;
The Spirit of the Lord from The Apostles
Give Unto the Lord
The Music Makers
FAURăCantique de Jean Racine
Messe Basse
Requiem*
FINZIMy spirit sang all day
GABRIELIIn Ecclesiis*
GERSHWIN / MAC HUFFA Gershwin Portrait
GOODALLThe Lord is My Shepherd
The Marlborough Canticles
GORECKIAmen
GOUNODMesse Solennelle de Ste CŽcile
HANDELBelshazzar*
Judas Maccabaeus*
Messiah*
My heart is inditing*
Zadok the Priest
HAYDNCreation*
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass)
KODALYLaudes Organi
Missa Brevis
LAMBERTRio Grande
L'ESTRANGEAhoy! Sing for the Mary Rose
MC DOWALLA Cantata for Christmas
MENDELSSOHNElijah*
Part Songs op.59
MONTEVERDIBeatus Vir*
MOZARTCoronation Mass*
Kyrie in D minor*
Laudate Dominum *
Misericordias Domini *
Nocturnes
Requiem*
Veni Sancte Spiritus *
Vesperae solemnes confessore K339*
O'REGANDorchester Canticles
PARRYBlest Pair of Sirens
I was glad
My soul there is a country
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
PURCELLO Sing unto the Lord
PUCCINIMessa di Gloria
RATHBONEMr Fezziwig's Christmas Party
ROSSINIPetite Messe Solennelle
Quartetto Pastorale
RUNSWICK (arr.)Five American Folk Songs
RUTTERBrother Heinrich
The Reluctant Dragon
SEIBERThree Hungarian Folksongs
SHEARINGSongs and sonnets from Shakespeare
SCHUBERTFour Partsongs
Mass in F
STANFORDJustorum animae
Coelos ascendit hodie
Beati quorum via
STRAVINSKYSymphony of Psalms
TAYLORgenesis
TIPPETTFive Negro Spirituals from A Child of our Time
VAUGHAN WILLIAMSFantasia on Christmas Carols
Five Mystical Songs*
In Windsor Forest
O clap your hands*
Toward the Unknown Region
VERDIPater Noster
VIVALDIGloria*
WALTONBelshazzar's Feast*
ZELENKAMissa Divi Xaverii* (UK Permiere)

Stage works performed

Excerpts from

BIZETThe Pearl Fishers, Carmen (semi-staged)
GILBERT AND SULLIVANIolanthe; HMS Pinafore; Pirates of Penzance; Trial by Jury(semi-staged)
KERNShow Boat
LEHARMerry Widow
MASCAGNICavalleria Rusticana
MOZARTMagic Flute
PURCELLDido and Anaeas
PUCCINISuor 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, Symphony No. 38 in D Major ‘The Prague’ PURCELL/BRITTEN Chacony

*orchestrally accompanied