Previous Concert Programmes

Spring 2023 – Mozart and Haydn

Haydn’s Insanae et vanae curae and Misaa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo ‘Little Organ Mass’

Mozart’s Vespers ( Vesperae solennes de cofessore), Ave verum Corpus and organ, soprano and violin solos

Autumn 2022 – Music through the Ages in praise of the Virgin Mary

Including a selection of works and carols by Stanford, Hassler, Stravinsky, Grieg, Buxtehude, Poston, Rutter and others, organ solos by Bach and audience participation.

Summer 2022 – Legends in Music

Bob Chilcott’s Aesop’s Fables. Extracts from Purcell’s King Arthur, Handel’s Acis and Galatea and pieces by Verdi, Gibbons, Mendelssohn, Stanford, Wagner and Sherwin supported by vocal and piano solos and duets.

Spring 2022 – Music from and inspired by Venice

Vivaldi Gloria and a selection of pieces by Bach, Lotti, Schutz and Handel, accompanied by a string quartet and soloists.

Autumn 2021- Fauré’s Requiem

A post-covid Bring and Sing concert of Fauré’s much loved requiem and advent carols old and new; and readings and reflections curated by the Very Revd. Stephen Waine, Dean of Chichester, at St Mary’s Church, Hayling Island.

Autum 2019 – Feliz Navidad

Seasonal carols from across the world and readings, including Christmas Spirituals compiled by Bob Chilcott and Ken Burton.

Summer 2019 – Zadok the Priest – Handel

A programme with the University of Chichester Baroque Ensemble including four Coronation anthems, the Foundling Hospital anthems and soprano aria.

 Spring 2019 – Invictus: A Passion

A recent work by Howard Goodall performed at St Mary’s Church, Hayling island

Autumn 2018 – And all the souls on earth shall sing

A collection of traditional carols re-imagined at St James Church Emsworth featuring:

Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams

12 Days of Christmas by Chilcott

with baritone soloist Michael Hickman

Summer 2018 – This Scepter’d Isle

A programme at St James Church Emsworth comprising:

Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare – by George Shearing

Folk Song Tour of Great Britain

Piano and Double Bass duets  – featuring our accompanist George Haynes and with guest appearance on Double Bass – Giazonne Reyes, well known on the London Jazz scene and regular at Ronnie Scott’s

Spring 2018 – Into his courts with praise

A celebration of 500 years of Anglican church music at St Mary’s Church Hayling Island

Choral music by Tallis, Mendelssohn, Howells, Standford, Brewer and Stainer

Autumn 2017 – Mozart Requiem

A collaborative concert with Havant and South Downs College at St George’s Church Waterlooville

Requiem – Mozart

Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart

Insanae et Vanae Curae – Haydn

Saxophone solos and accompaniment by musicians from the University of Chichester  and Havant and South Downs College and George Haynes

Summer 2017 – A Midsummer Night Concert

A summer concert at St James’s Church Emsworth

Messe de Minuit – Charpentier

Choruses from Acis and Galatea – Handel

Accompaniment from students of University of Chichester (strings and flutes) and Robert Louden piano

Spring 2017 – Brahms – Love Song Waltzes

Our spring concert at Hayling College

Love Song Waltzes – Brahms

Folk Songs – arr Holst, Willcocks and Britten

Capriol Suite piano duets – Warlock played by Terence Allbright and Robert Louden

Autumn 2016 – A Musical Journey

Seasonal music and readings with a journey theme at Havant United Reformed Church

A Little Jazz Mass – Chilcott

also featuring the Pilgrim Brothers on bass guitar and drums with Tom Castle on piano.

Summer 2016 – An Anniversary Concert

Music celebrating HM Queen’s 90th birthday and Cantemus’s 30th anniversary at St James’s Church Emsworth.

Gloria – Vivaldi

Feel the Spirit – Rutter

Choral pieces – by Parry, Britten and Vaughan Williams