Past Concerts

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

Dec 2019Haydn – St. Nicholas Mass, Mozart – Laudate Dominum
Apr 2019Gilbert and Sullivan – Trial by Jury and highlights from other works
Dec 2018Gounod – St Cecilia Mass, Faure – Cantique de Jean Rancine
May 2018Purcell – Dido and Aeneas, Handel – Zodok the Priest, Byrd – Ave Verum Corpus
Dec 2017Mozart – Coronation Mass, Carols for all
Apr 2017Bernstein – Chichester Psalms, Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music, Bernstein – West Side Story (excerpts)
Dec 2016Handel – Messiah (Part 1), Christmas carols for choir and audience
Mar 2016Spring concert: Rutter – Sprig of Thyme, various folk song settings
Dec 2015Fauré – Requiem, Mendelssohn – Jauchzet Dem Herrn and Christmas Music for choir and audience
Apr 2015Light Opera – Music by Gilbert and Sullivan, Offenbach, Lehár and Johann Strauss
Dec 2014Charpentier – 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 2014Vivaldi: 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 2013Handel’s Messiah – An immensely successful ‘Come and Sing’ event.
Mar 2013Purcell & Handel inc Purcell’s Come ye Sons of Art
Dec 2012Bach: Christmas Oratorio Parts 1 & 2 with choir and congregational carols and solos
Mar 2012Handel: Coronation Anthems and Haydn: Nelson Mass
Dec 2011‘Carols with the Choral’ – choir and congregational carols readings and solos
Nov 2011Riding Mill on Broadway: A selection of choral arrangements of songs from musicals
Apr 2011Folk 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 2010Rutter: Requiem and Mozart: Coronation Mass
Apr 2010A Night at the Opera: selection of opera choruses
Feb 2010Faure: Requiem
Dec 2009Cancelled due to a deluge of snow that arrived after the final rehearsal!
Apr 2009West Side Story: a selection of choruses and solo items
Dec 2008Rachmaninov: Vespers, Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Finzi: In Terra Pax
Apr 2008Haydn: Creation – a joint concert with Jesmond Choral Group
Nov 2007Elgar: 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.