Previous Concerts

Our most recent concerts have featured short works by the likes of Tchaikovsky, Bruckner, Brahms, Fauré and others together with the following longer works:

  • Bach B Minor Mass

  • Liszt Missa Choralis

  • Bach Christmas Oratorio

  • Handel Messiah

  • Duruflé Requiem

  • Mozart Mass in C Minor

 
More widely, over the years we have been privileged to sing a wide range of music including many of the finest works in the Western choral repertoire.  These have included:

Tallis

Spem in alium, Lamentations I & II, Masses, Motets

Byrd

Masses for 4 and 5 Voices, Motets

Monteverdi

Vespers of 1610, Venetian Vespers, Orfeo

Purcell

Dido and Aeneas, Birthday Odes, St Cecilia Ode, Epicedium, Motets, Funeral Sentences

Bach

Mass in B Minor, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion, Christmas Oratorio, Magnificat, Easter Oratorio, Motets, Cantatas, Singet dem Herrn

Handel

Jephtha, Theodora, Hercules, Messiah, Dixit Dominus, Coronation Anthems

Haydn

Nelson Mass, Harmoniemesse, Heiligmesse, Stabat Mater, Te Deum, Salve Regina,  The Creation

Mozart

Requiem, Mass in C Minor, Mauerische Trauermusik, Kyrie in D minor, Cantata K 623 Symphony No. 41

Beethoven

Mass in C, Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt

Schubert

Mass in E flat, Mass in A flat, Rosamunde music, Music from Lazarus, Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist

Berlioz

L’Enfance du Christ

Vivaldi

Gloria

Mendelssohn

Wie der Hirsch schreit, Hear my prayer, Verleih’ uns Frieden, Sechs Sprüche, Mitten wir im Leben sind

Schumann

Requiem fur Mignon

Bruckner

Masses Nos 2 and 3, Motets

Brahms

Requiem, Liebeslieder Walzer, Alto Rhapsody, Geistliches Lied, Begräbnisgesang

Elgar

Go, song of mine, The Prince of Sleep, Serenade for Strings, Cello Concerto, From the Bavarian Highlands, Sospiri, Sursum Corda, Give unto the Lord

Rachmaninov

Vespers

Debussy

Trois Chansons

Stravinsky

Symphony of Psalms

Poulenc

Gloria, Stabat Mater, Litanies a la Vierge Noire, Organ Concerto, Motets

Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb, Hymn to St Cecilia, Missa Brevis, Serenade for tenor, horn and strings

Tchaikovsky

Cherubic Hymns, Legend

Reger

Der Mensch lebt und bestehet

Since we engage players and ensembles which rank among the country's finest we also often feature instrumental works in our programmes both to showcase the remarkable talent we are privileged to work alongside and to provide further variety and interest to our programmes.

Our players and soloists
In addition to our own professional orchestras (the Academy Baroque Players led by Alison Bury and the London Mozart Players we have been immensely fortunate to perform alongside some of the foremost professional musicians as soloists including:

Sopranos

  • Nancy Argenta

  • Sarah Fox

  • Geraldine McGreevy

  • Mary Nelson

  • Ruth Holton

  • Rachel Nicholls

  • Ruby Hughes

  • Malin Christensson

  • Angela Kazimierczuk

  • Jennifer Smith

  • Patrizia Kwella

  • Natalie Clifton-Griffith

  • Grace Davidson

  • Elizabeth Robson

  • Katherine Fuge

  • Julia Doyle

  • Louise Alder 

  • Susanna Hurrell

  • Mary Bevan

  • Soraya Mafi

  • Rowan Pierce

Mezzos

  • Susan Bickley

  • Linda Hirst

  • Diana Moore

  • Hilary Summers

  • Kathryn Turpin

  • Clare Wilkinson

  • Alexandra Gibson

Counter-Tenors

  • Robin Blaze

  • James Bowman

  • Charles Brett

  • Michael Chance

  • Richard Scott

  • Richard Wyn Roberts

  • William Towers

  • William Purefoy

  • David Allsopp

  • James Hall

Tenors

  • Paul Agnew

  • Allan Clayton

  • Thomas Hobbs

  • Ben Johnson

  • William Kendall

  • Ian Partridge

  • Andrew Staples

  • Nicholas Mulroy

  • Robin Tritschler

  • Andrew Tortise

  • Alessandro Fisher

  • James Gilchrist

  • Tom Elwin

Basses and baritones

  • Colin Campbell

  • Stephen Varcoe

  • Robert Rice

  • Simon Birchall

  • Derek Welton

  • Richard Wigmore

  • Neil Howlett

  • Jonathan Lemalu

  • Roderick Williams

  • Njabulo Madlala

  • Marcus Farnsworth

  • Matthew Brook

  • James Newby

  • Thomas D Hopkinson

  • Morgan Pearce

Instrumentalists

  • Michael Thompson - horn

  • Michael Laird - trumpet

  • Adrian Butterfield - violin

  • Susan Dent - horn

  • Guy Johnston - cello

  • Crispian Steele-Perkins - trumpet

  • Neil Brough - trumpet

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