Past Concerts

In order to show the variety of music performed, there follows a list of some past concerts.

May 2018 Purcell – Dido and Aeneas, Handel – Zodok the Priest, Byrd – Ave Verum Corpus
Dec 2017 Mozart – Coronation Mass, Carols for all
Apr 2017 Bernstein – Chichester Psalms, Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music, Bernstein – West Side Story (excerpts)
Dec 2016 Handel – Messiah (Part 1), Christmas carols for choir and audience
Mar 2016 Spring concert: Rutter – Sprig of Thyme, various folk song settings
Dec 2015 Fauré – Requiem, Mendelssohn – Jauchzet Dem Herrn and Christmas Music for choir and audience
Apr 2015 Light Opera – Music by Gilbert and Sullivan, Offenbach, Lehár and Johann Strauss
Dec 2014 Charpentier – Messe de Minuit pour Noel, Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Mozart – String Quartet, No. 4 K.157, Various Carols for Choir and Audience
Mar 2014 Vivaldi: Gloria, Schubert: Psalm 23 and the Mass in G Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Dec 2013 ‘Christmas through the Ages’ – Music for Voices and Brass from the 15th Century to the present day.
Nov 2013 Handel’s Messiah – An immensely successful ‘Come and Sing’ event.
Mar 2013 Purcell & Handel inc Purcell’s Come ye Sons of Art
Dec 2012 Bach: Christmas Oratorio Parts 1 & 2 with choir and congregational carols and solos
Mar 2012 Handel: Coronation Anthems and Haydn: Nelson Mass
Dec 2011 ‘Carols with the Choral’ – choir and congregational carols readings and solos
Nov 2011 Riding Mill on Broadway: A selection of choral arrangements of songs from musicals
Apr 2011 Folk Song arrangements by Vaughan Williams, Britten, Canteloube, Butterworth and arrangements of local songs by Percy Lovell
Dec 2010 ‘Carols with the Choral’ – A selection of choir and congregational carols readings and solos
Nov 2010 Rutter: Requiem and Mozart: Coronation Mass
Apr 2010 A Night at the Opera: selection of opera choruses
Feb 2010 Faure: Requiem
Dec 2009 Cancelled due to a deluge of snow that arrived after the final rehearsal!
Apr 2009 West Side Story: a selection of choruses and solo items
Dec 2008 Rachmaninov: Vespers, Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Finzi: In Terra Pax
Apr 2008 Haydn: Creation – a joint concert with Jesmond Choral Group
Nov 2007 Elgar: Music Makers – with the Tynedale Orchestra (cond. Alex Lewis)

Concert Posters

During the late 1980s and through the 1990s there were some excellent posters drawn mainly by Bob Tully. There is a selection of these below. Please click on a thumbnail image to see a larger version.