Previous Concerts

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Chronological Listing
Conductor Date Location Programme
Carleton Etherington 8th April 2017 Cirencester Parish Church J S Bach St John Passion (Neil Jenkins; English Translation)
  3rd December 2016 Cirencester Parish Church Haydn Harmoniemesse - Mozart Requiem
  7th May 2016 Cirencester Parish Church Chilcott Requiem - Elgar Te Deum and Benedictus
  22 December 2015 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Carol Concert
  21 November 2015 Cirencester Parish Church Purcell - Hail! Bright Cecilia, Handel - O Praise The Lord
  2nd May 2015 Cirencester Parish Church Puccini - Messa di Gloria, Rossini - Stabat Mater
  6th December 2014 Cirencester Parish Church Cherubini - Requiem, Haydn - Insanae et Vanae Curae, Te Deum, Trumpet Concerto
  3rd May 2014 Cirencester Parish Church "Bach and Son" - Jesu Joy of man's desiring - J.S. Bach, Ascension Oratorio - J.S. Bach, Magnificat - CPE Bach
  17 December 2013 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Carol Concert
  30 November 2013 Cirencester Parish Church Elijah - Mendelssohn
  04 May 2013 Cirencester Parish Church A concert by CHH Parry so start the 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Invocation to Music, I was glad, Hear my words ye people, Lady Radnor Suite
  08 December 2012 Cirencester Parish Church O sing unto the Lord a new song - Henry Purcell, Chaconne in G minor - Henry Purcell, Te Deum and Jubilate Deo in D major - Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas - Henry Purcell
  05 May 2012 Cirencester Parish Church Tantum Ergo in D (K197) - Mozart, Mass in B flat (op 77) - J.N. Hummel, Stabat Mater - J. Haydn
  10 December 2011 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  07 May 2011 Cirencester Parish Church Messe Solonelle - Vierne, Tantum Ergo - Vierne, Requiem - Faure
  14 December 2010 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Concert
  27 November 2010 Tewkesbury Abbey St. Nicholas - Britten, Awake, Awake, the World is Young - Ian Venables
  01 May 2010 Cirencester Parish Church Solemn Vespers - Mozart, Nelson Mass - Haydn
  05 December 2009 Cirencester Bingham Hall Christmas Oratorio - Bach
  02 May 2009 Cirencester Bingham Hall St. Paul - Mendelssohn
  13 December 2008 Cirencester Bingham Hall A Christmas Celebration including Christmas Cantata by Geoffrey Bush
  29 November 2008 Cirencester Bingham Hall Maria Theresa Mass - Joseph Haydn, Magnificat - John Rutter
  03 May 2008 Cirencester Bingham Hall A German Requiem (sung in English) - Brahms, Zadok the Priest - Handel
  18 December 2007 Cirencester Bingham Hall A carol concert for Christmas with the Cirencester Band
  08 December 2007 Cirencester Bingham Hall Creation - Haydn
  05 May 2007 Cirencester Bingham Hall Requiem - John Rutter, From the Bavarian Highlands - Edward Elgar, Suite Antique (flute and piano) - John Rutter
  09 December 2006 Cirencester Bingham Hall Petite Messe Solonnelle - Rossini, Praise the Lord - Jenny Rees
  06 May 2006 Cirencester Bingham Hall Mass in C (K317) (Coronation Mass) - Mozart, Requiem Mass in D minor (K626) - Mozart
  10 December 2005 Cirencester Parish Church Te Deum in C major - Haydn, Mass in C major - Beethoven
  14 May 2005 Cirencester Parish Church Elijah - Mendelssohn
David Whitehead 04 December 2004 Cirencester Parish Church Blest Pair of Sirens - Parry, O Praise the Lord with One Consent - Handel, Gloria - Poulenc
  21 May 2004 Concert Hall, Itzehoe, Germany with Itzehoe Choral Society Zadok the Priest - Handel, Mass in G, D167 - Schubert, Piano Concerto - Mozart, Gloria in D, RV 589 - Vivaldi, For the Beauty of the Earth - Rutter
  15 May 2004 Cirencester Parish Church Zadok the Priest - Handel, Mass in G, D167 - Schubert, Capriol Suite for Strings - Warlock, Gloria in D, RV 589 - Vivaldi
  06 December 2003 Cirencester Parish Church A Christmas Celebration.  A programme of choral music from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
  12 April 2003 Cirencester Parish Church Festival Te Deum - Britten, Five Mystical Songs - R. Vaughan Williams, Solemn Vespers - W A Mozart
  07 December 2002 Cirencester Parish Church Samson - Handel
  13 April 2002 Cirencester Parish Church Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure, Requiem - Durufle, Requiem - Faure
  08 December 2001 Cirencester Parish Church The Christmas Story - Schutz, Magnificat - Rutter
John Wright 07 April 2001 Cirencester Parish Church Mass in B Minor - Bach
  11 November 2000 Cheltenham Town Hall I Was Glad - Parry, Awake, Awake, the World is Young - Ian Venables, Carmina Burana - Carl Orff
  15 April 2000 Cirencester Parish Church Gloria - Vivaldi, Nelson Mass - Haydn, Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury - Britten
  04 December 1999 Cirencester Parish Church Chandos Anthem:  O Come let us Sing unto the Lord - Handel, St. Nicholas - Britten
  27 March 1999 Cirencester Parish Church Creation - Haydn
  05 December 1998 Cirencester Parish Church Cantata No. 140 - Bach, Requiem - Mozart
David White 04 April 1998 Cirencester Parish Church Blest Pair of Sirens - Parry, I was Glad - Parry, Towards the Unknown Region - Vaughan Williams, The Hymn of Jesus - Holst
  06 December 1997 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel/Mozart
  22 March 1997 Cirencester Parish Church Mass in C minor - Mozart
  23 November 1996 Cirencester Parish Church Stabat Mater - Palestrina, Harmonie Mass - Haydn
  30 March 1996 Cirencester Parish Church Deutsches Magnificat - Schutz, In the Beginning - Copeland, Gloria - Rutter
  19 December 1995 Cirencester Bingham Hall Carols
  25 November 1995 Cirencester Bingham Hall Jesu, Priceless Treasure - Bach, Mass in D - Dvorak
  08 April 1995 Cirencester Parish Church St. Matthew Passion - Bach
  03 December 1994 Cirencester Parish Church Gloria - Poulenc, Maria Theresa Mass - Haydn
  19 March 1994 Cirencester Bingham Hall Requiem - Brahms
  21 December 1993 Cirencester Bingham Hall Carols
  04 December 1993 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel/Mozart
  27 March 1993 Cirencester Parish Church Beatus Vir - Monteverdi, Magnificat in B flat - Stanford, Dixit Dominus - Handel
  05 December 1992 Cirencester Parish Church Mass in E minor - Bruckner
  01 June 1992 Cirencester Parish Church Magnificat - Bach
  11 April 1992 Cirencester Parish Church St. John Passion - Bach
  23 March 1991 Cirencester Parish Church Vespers - Monteverdi
  08 December 1990 Cancelled Because of Snow Zadok the Priest - Handel, Magnificat - Bach
Joyce Lang 07 April 1990 Cirencester Parish Church and Burford Parish Church Mass in B minor - Bach
  09 December 1989 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  18 March 1989 Cirencester Parish Church Vespers - Mozart, Nelson Mass - Haydn
  03 March 1989 Cirencester Parish Church Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure, At the round of earth's imagined corners - Kelly, Cantata 140 - Bach
  26 March 1988 Cirencester Parish Church Requiem in C minor - Cherubini, Blest Pair of Sirens - Parry, Filius Prodigus - Charpentier
  05 December 1987 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Oratorio Parts I, II, III - Bach
  11 April 1987 Cirencester Parish Church Magnificat - Finzi, Rejoice in the Lamb - Britten, Jesu, Priceless Treasure - Bach
  13 December 1986 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  22 March 1986 Cirencester Parish Church Benedicite - Vaughan Williams, Requiem - Mozart
  07 December 1985 Cirencester Parish Church The King Shall Rejoice - Handel, This Day to Man - Hurd, Hym to the Virgin - Britten, Ave Rex - Matthias
  30 March 1985 Cirencester Parish Church St. John Passion - Bach
  08 December 1984 Cirencester Parish Church Gloria - Vivaldi, Christmas Oratorio - Saint-Saens
  31 March 1984 Cirencester Parish Church Cantata 147 - Bach, Mass No. 3 - Schubert
  03 December 1983 Cirencester Parish Church St. Nicholas - Britten, In Terra Pax - Finzi
  28 March 1983 Cirencester Parish Church Cantata 4 - Bach, Requiem - Faure
  11 December 1982 Cirencester Parish Church The Creation - Haydn
Evelyn Webb 27 March 1982 Cirencester Parish Church Beatus Vir - Monteverdi, Magnificat - Schutz, Cantata 150 - Bach, Five Mistical Songs - Vaughan Williams
  12 December 1981 Cancelled Because of Snow Saul - Handel
  28 March 1981 Cirencester Parish Church Requiem - Brahms
  06 December 1980 Cirencester Parish Church  Messe de Minuit - Charpentier, Christ's Birthday - Montgomery
  22 March 1980 Cirencester Parish Church Harmoniemesse - Haydn
  15 December 1979 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Oratorio - Bach
  31 March 1979 Cirencester Parish Church Salve Regina - Schubert, Requiem - Mozart
  25 November 1978 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  18 March 1978 Cirencester Parish Church Nelson Mass - Haydn
  19 November 1977 Cirencester Parish Church Te Deum - Handel, Christmas Cantata - Scarlatti, Cantata 140 - Bach
  26 March 1977 Cirencester Parish Church Mass in C - Beethoven
  26 November 1976 Cirencester Parish Church Jesu, Joy and Treasure - Buxtehude, Cantata 64 - Bach, Hodie Christus Natus est - Schutz, O Sing unto the Lord - Purcell
  27 March 1976 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  22 November 1975 Cirencester Parish Church Magnificat - Buxtehude, Cantata 61 - Bach, Chandos Anthem 9 - Handel
  15 March 1975 Cirencester Parish Church  Maria Theresa Mass - Haydn
  23 November 1974 Cirencester Parish Church Beatus Vir - Monteverdi, Gloria - Vivaldi, Fantasia on Christmas Carols - Vaughan Williams
  30 March 1974 Cirencester Deer Park Dido and Aeneas - Purcell
  24 November 1973 Cirencester Parish Church Requiem - Faure, In Terra Pax - Finzi
Peter Sayer 31 March 1973 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  25 November 1972 Cirencester Parish Church O be joyful in the Lord, Hodie - Vaughan Williams
  27 November 1971 Cirencester Parish Church Requiem - Brahms
  27 March 1971 Cirencester Deer Park Cotswold Romance - Vaughan Williams, Spring Cantata - Orr (etc.)
  28 November 1970 Cirencester Parish Church Samson - Handel
John Wilson 21 March 1970 Cirencester Parish Church Stabat Mater - Dvorak
  22 November 1969 Cirencester Deer Park Christmas Oratorio - Bach (with Rencomb College Choir)
  02 March 1969 Cirencester Deer Park King Arthur - Purcell
  07 December 1968 Cirencester Parish Church The Creation - Haydn
Peter Rodway 14 December 1967 Cirencester Corn Hall Carol Concert
  27 April 1967 Cirencester Parish Church Two Psalms - Holst, Motets - Stanford, Seven Last Words - Schutz
  08 December 1966 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  04 October 1966 Cirencester Parish Church Sacred Service - Bloch
  09 December 1965 Cirencester Parish Church Sleepers Awake, Magnificat - Bach
  29 April 1965 Cirencester Parish Church The Creation - Haydn
  03 December 1964 Cirencester Parish Church St. Nicholas - Britten
  23 April 1964 Cirencester Parish Church Missa Brevis - Kodaly, Requiem - Faure
  05 December 1963 Cirencester Corn Hall The Bartered Bride - Smetana
  04 April 1963 Cirencester Parish Church Requiem - Mozart
  06 December 1962 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Oratorio Parts I, II, III - Bach
  12 April 1962 Cirencester Parish Church Stabat Mater - Dvorak
  14 December 1961 Cirencester Corn Hall Christmas Cantata (etc.) - Bush
  14 December 1960 Cirencester Parish Church Samson - Handel
Peter Maxwell-Davies 22 March 1960 Cirencester Corn Hall Dido and Aeneas and Various Songs - Purcell
  10 December 1959 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah Part 1 - Handel, A Ceremony of Carols - Britten
Francis Holmes 17 March 1959 Cirencester Parish Church The Creation - Haydn
William Jackman 09 December 1958 Cirencester Corn Hall King Olaf - Elgar
William Lugg 18 March 1958 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  03 December 1957 Cirencester Corn Hall The Singing Friar - Le Fleming, A Cotswold Romance (from Hugh the Drover) - Vaughan Williams
  09 April 1957 Cirencester St. Peter's Hall Acis and Galatea (etc.) - Handel
  04 December 1956 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Oratorio - Bach
  07 December 1955 Cirencester Parish Church Elijah - Mendelssohn Conducted by H. Byard
  08 December 1954 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Oratorio - Bach
  02 December 1953 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
Alfred Taylor 19 March 1952 Cirencester Parish Church Samson - Handel
  07 November 1951 Cirencester Bingham Hall Songs of Fleet - Stanford, Cowen - John Gilpin
  24 April 1951 Cirencester Parish Church Te Deum - Purcell, Voces Clamantium (etc.) - Parry
  15 November 1950 Cirencester Bingham Hall Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast - Coleridge Taylor, Phaudrig Crohoore - Stanford
  26 April 1950 Cirencester Parish Church St. Paul - Mendelsssohn 
  30 November 1949 Cirencester Bingham Hall Dido and Aeneas - Purcell, In Windsor Forest - Vaughan Williams
Herbert Byard 04 May 1949 Cirencester Parish Church The Creation - Haydn
  09 December 1948 Cirencester Bingham Hall Acis and Galatea - Handel, In Windsor Forest - Vaughan Williams
  05 May 1948 Malmesbury Abbey Elijah - Mendelssohn
  29 April 1948 Cirencester Parish Church Elijah - Mendelssohn
  17 December 1947 Cirencester Bingham Hall Pied Piper - Parry, Songs of the Fleet - Stanford
  20 March 1947 Cirencester Corn Hall Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast - Coleridge Taylor, Songs of the Sea - Stanford
  11 December 1946 Cirencester Parish Church Christmas Cantata - Scarlatti, Requiem - Brahms
  15 May 1946 Cirencester Corn Hall Judas Maccabeus and Various Songs - Handel
  08 January 1946 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  08 December 1945 Cirencester Parish Church Messiah - Handel
  30 March 1945 Cirencester Parish Church Passion of Our Lord - Wood
Rev. Ernest Swann 01 December 1944 Cirencester Parish Church Carol Service
  01 April 1944 Cirencester Parish Church Crucifixion - Stainer
H W Chuter 31 December 1939 Cirencester Parish Church Carol Service
  15 March 1939 Tewkesbury Countryside Music Festival
  13 December 1938 Cirencester Corn Hall Miscellaneous songs and choruses - Christmas Concert
  11 May 1938 Cirencester Bingham Hall Countryside Music Festival
Arthur Gibbons 14 February 1914 Cirencester Bingham Hall The Yeoman of the Guard - Gilbert and Sullivan
  03 April 1913 Cirencester Bingham Hall St. Paul - Mendelssohn
  01 January 1912 Cirencester Bingham Hall Selection from Elijah - Mendelssohn and Creation - Haydn
  02 May 1911 Cirencester Bingham Hall May Day - Macfarren, Miscellaneous pieces
  09 April 1910 Cirencester Bingham Hall The Mikado - Gilbert and Sullivan
  15 January 1910 Cirencester Bingham Hall Acis & Galatea - Handel, 13th Psalm - Mendelssohn, Corydon Arise - Stanford
  10 April 1909 Cirencester Bingham Hall Miscellany
  23 April 1908 Cirencester Bingham Hall Pied Piper of Hamelin - Parry, Departure of Hiawatha - Coleridge Taylor
  29 March 1906 Cirencester Corn Hall Stabat Mater - Dvorak, Song of Miriam - Schubert
  06 April 1905 Cirencester Corn Hall Oratorio Job - Parry - Conducted by Sir Hubert Parry, Hymn of Praise - Mendelssohn
  13 April 1904 Cirencester Corn Hall St. Paul - Mendelssohn
  14 April 1903 Cirencester Corn Hall The May Queen - Sterndale Bennett, Revenge, Stanford
  23 April 1902 Cirencester Corn Hall Elijah - Mendelssohn
  14 April 1901 Cirencester Corn Hall Creation Parts 1&2 - Haydn, Hiawatha's Wedding Feast - Coleridge Taylor
  23 April 1900 Cirencester Corn Hall Messiah - Handel
  27 April 1899 Cirencester Corn Hall Song of Miriam - Schubert, Hymn of Praise - Mendelssohn
Edward Brind 18 April 1895 Cirencester Corn Hall Creation Part 1 - Haydn, The Ancient Mariner - Barnett
  05 April 1894 Cirencester Corn Hall The Golden Legend - Sullivan
  28 April 1892 Cirencester Corn Hall The Redemption - Gounod
  09 April 1891 Cirencester Corn Hall Messiah - Handel
  17 April 1890 Cirencester Corn Hall The Prodigal Son - Sullivan, Messe Solonnelle - Gounod
  23 April 1889 Cirencester Corn Hall Samson - Handel, Stabat Mater - Rossini
  12 April 1888 Cirencester Corn Hall Daughter of Jairus - Stainer, Hear My Prayer - Mendelssohn, God Thou Art Great - Spohr
  12 April 1887 Cirencester Corn Hall Elijah - Mendelssohn
  09 March 1886 Cirencester Corn Hall Judas Maccabaeus - Handel
  14 April 1885 Cirencester Corn Hall St. Paul - Mendelssohn
  17 April 1884 Cirencester Corn Hall Messiah - Handel
  29 March 1883 Cirencester Corn Hall Hymn of Praise - Mendelssohn, Last Judgement - Spohr
  13 April 1882 Cirencester Corn Hall Elijah - Mendelssohn
  24 February 1881 Cirencester Corn Hall Messiah - Handel
  11 December 1880 Cirencester Corn Hall Judan Maccabaeus - Handel
  20 December 1877 Cirencester Corn Hall Open Night
Ernest Cockton 20 April 1871 Cirencester Corn Hall Messiah - Handel
  20 December 1870 Cirencester Corn Hall The Ancient Mariner - Barnett, Miscellany
  27 April 1870 Cirencester Corn Hall Selection from St. Paul - Mendelssohn and Creation - Haydn
  14 December 1869 Assembly Room The Women of Samaria - Sterndale Bennett
Richard Mann 15 April 1869 Cirencester Corn Hall Judas Maccabaeus - Handel - Conducted by Edward Brind
  15 December 1868 Assembly Room Ballad Concert
  21 May 1868 Assembly Room The May Queen - Sterndale Bennett
  16 May 1867 Cirencester Corn Hall Creation - Haydn - Conducted by Edward Brind
  18 December 1866 Assembly Room Evening Concert
  18 May 1865 Assembly Room Sacred and Secular Music
Frederick Helmore 12 May 1864 Assembly Room Selection from Messiah