Opus XVI Chamber Choir

Past Concerts

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Apr 2024Perpetual Light and Love Eternal
Dec 2023An Elizabethan Feast
Jul 2023Songs of the Sea & Faraway Places
Mar 2023Brahms Requiem
Nov 2022A Teutonic Affaire
Jun 2022Outrunning the Setting Sun
Mar 2022A Celebration of Jewish Music
Jul 2021French Impressions
Dec 2019Victoria with a Twist
Jun 2019Byrdsong (guest conductor: James Dixon)
Mar 2019A musical exploration of mortality (guest conductor: Matthew O’Keefe)
Nov 2018Remembrance (guest conductor: Ruth Holton)
Jul 2018Songs of Farewell - to our Director of Music for 30 years, George Woodcock
Jun 2018Choral Celebration Concert (Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Edale)
May 2018Carr “Counterpoint - a song from the other side” (first performance) with London Consort of Winds
Jan 2018Tallis “Lamentations”, Bach Motets
Sep 2017A Concert of Sacred and Secular Music
May 2017Un Programme Mixte de musique religieuse et laïque (L’église Saint-Martin, Fontenai sur Orne)
May 2017Kodaly “Missa Brevis”, Swann - “Requiem for the Living”
Jan 2017Scarlatti “Stabat Mater”, Schütz “Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis”
Jun 2016Naughty and Nice
Apr 2016Shakespeare Celebration Concert
Jan 2016Buxtehude “Membra Jesu Nostri”, Pergolesi “Magnificat”
Jun 2015Songs for Sea and Shore
May 2015An Evening of Gershwin
Jan 2015William Mathias “Ave rex”, Maurice Duruflé “Requiem”
Jul 2014Transport of Delight
May 2014Leighton “Crucifixus pro nobis”, Archer “Requiem”, Hand “Gainsborough Psalms”
Jan 2014Te Deum - Charpentier, Stanford, Holst, Sweelinck, Gregorian chant
Jun 2013Night and Day
Mar 2013Carr “Ecce Homo - Ibis in crucem” (first performance)
Jan 2013Handel “Coronation Anthems”, Mozart “Little Mass in C”
Jun 2012Let us entertain you
May 2012Requiem - Bob Chilcott; Gabriel Fauré
Jan 2012Carr “The Epiphany” (first performance) and other music for the season of Epiphany
Jul 2011Summer Holidays
May 2011Purcell and Britten
Dec 2010The Christmas Story in Music
Jul 2010“The Road to Paradise” celebrated in popular song
May 2010Bach “Mass in G”, Haydn “Marie Therese Mass”
Dec 2009Charpentier “Messe de Minuit”, Corp “Christmas Mass”
Jun 2009Music and Dance
May 2009The Road to Paradise: Farrant, Child, Sweelinck, M Haydn, Brahms, Harris, Duruflé, Holst, Elgar, Poulenc and others
Dec 2008Elgar “Great is the Lord”, Buxtehude “Missa Brevis”, Howells “Requiem”
Jun 2008Wild West Evening
May 2008Carr “Gloria”, Bach “Missa Brevis in F”, Haydn “St Nicholas Mass”
Dec 2007Pergolesi “Stabat Mater”, Mozart “Regina Coeli”, Sweelinck, Poulenc, Wilcox, Bullard
Jul 2007The Seven Ages of Man
May 2007Magnificat - Pergolesi, Cui, Howells, Purcell, Schutz, Finzi, Vivaldi
Dec 2006Britten “Ceremony of Carols”, Maw “3 Hymns”, Dvorak “Mass in D”
Jul 2006A Night at the Opera
May 2006Bernstein “Chichester Psalms”, Janáček “Otčenás”, Vierne “Messe Solonnelle”, Bullard “Be Joyful!”
Dec 2005An evening of Gershwin inc. “Porgy and Bess”
Jul 2005Merrie England
Apr 2005Pergolesi “Magnificat”, Haydn “Little Organ Mass”, Purcell “Dido and Aeneas”
Dec 2004Bullard “Mr Lear”, Bush “Christmas Cantata”
Jun 2004Love and Lust inc. excerpts from “Tom Jones” - Edward German
Mar 2004Tallis “Lamentations”
Dec 2003Requiem - Gabriel Fauré, Malcolm Archer
Jul 2003In the Swing - Music from the 30s and 40s
Apr 2003Carissimi “Jephte”, Monteverde “Gloria” and “Beatus Vir”, Buxtehude Cantatas
Dec 2002Sweelinck “Cantiones Sacrae”, Spirituals
Jun 2002“Trial By Jury” and other Gilbert and Sullivan favourites.
May 2002Bach, Howells, Knystedt, Barber, Elgar, Spirituals
Dec 2001Bach “Aus der Tiefe”, Buxtehude “Membra Jesu Nostri”
Jun 2001A Romantic Evening
Apr 2001Magnificat - Scarlatti, Mozart, Schutz
Dec 2000Handel “Israel in Egypt”
Jul 2000America
Apr 2000Music for Passiontide - Gesualdo, Poulenc, Lotti, Lassus
Dec 1999Vaughan Williams “Fantasia on Christmas Carols”, Handel “Messiah” (pt 1)
Jun 1999A Night on the Ocean Wave
Apr 1999Kodaly, Blake, Pachelbel
Dec 1998Carol Concert
May 1998Bach, Stanford, Knystedt, Vaughan Williams
Dec 1997Vaughan Williams, Purcell, Elgar, Finzi, West
Apr 1997Bach “St John Passion”
Dec 1996A Winter Concert - Poulenc, Bach, Byrd
Jun 1996A Heavenly Evening
May 1996Howells, Parry, Britten, Glasser
Dec 1995When Icicles Hang - Rutter, Leighton, Hand
May 1995An Evening of Carousing
Dec 1994Paget “Spirituals”, Tallis “Lamentations”, Stanford “3 Motets”
Jul 1994An Evening of Caterwauling and Doggerel
Apr 1994Frank Martin “Mass for Two Choirs”, Grieg, Elgar, Vaughan Williams
Dec 1993Vaughan Williams “Mass in G”, English Tudor Anthems
May 1993The Wild West
Mar 1993Haydn “Maria Teresa Mass”, Handel, Vivaldi, Albinoni
Dec 1992Britten “Ceremony of Carols”, Janáček “Otčenás”, Poulenc, Grandjany
Jul 1992Words and Music for a Summer Evening
Jun 1992Bach “B Minor Mass”
Feb 1992Purcell, Britten
Nov 1991Duruflé “Requiem”, Liszt, M Haydn
Jun 1991Music for a Summer Evening
Apr 1991Spring Concert - Mozart, Verdi, Schütz, Poulenc, Beethoven
Jun 1990Down the Danube
Apr 1990Handel “Dixit Dominus”, Grieg “Holberg Suite”, Haydn “Horn Concerto No 1 in D”
Feb 1990Scarlatti “Stabat Mater”, Dvorak “Mass in D”
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