Previous Performances

2017

Haydn Little Organ Mass, Mozart Trinity Mass, Schubert Mass in G

2016

Brahms: German Requiem, Bruckner Locus Iste, Rachmaninov Bogoroditze Dievo

2015

Haydn Mass in Time of War

2014

Mozart Requiem

2013

Vivaldi Gloria & Baroque Masterpieces

2012

Mendelssohn Elijah – 60th Anniversary Concert

2011

Handel Messiah

2010

Durufle Requiem and Mozart Trinity Mass

2009

(December) Charpentier Midnight mass, Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, Stainer God so loved the World, Haydn Insanae et Vanae Curae and Handel Joy to the World

2009

Lauridsen Lux Aeterna and Liszt Via Crucis

2008

Rutter Requiem and Mozart Solemn Vespers

2007

Verdi Requiem

2006

Faure Requiem and Haydn Nelson mass

2005

Brahms Requiem and Bach Cantata BMV 140

2004

Jenkins The Armed Man and Orff Carmina Burana

2003

Mozart Requiem and Haydn Te Deum

2003

(February) Faure’s Requiem and Jenkins The Armed Man

2002

Liszt Christus (with Falkirk Festival Chorus)

2001

Haydn The Creation

1999

Haydn Te Deum, Mozart Coronation Mass and Rutter Requiem

1998

(December) Handel Messiah

1998

Puccini Messa di Gloria, Poulenc Gloria and Bizet Te Deum

1997

Mendelssohn Elijah

1995

Mozart Solemn Vespers and Requiem

1994

Haydn The Creation

1993

Brahms Requiem, Mozart Ave Verum Corpus and Exsultate Jubilate

1992

Verdi Requiem

1991

Dvorak Stabat Mater

1990

Salieri Coronation Te Deum, Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, Schubert Magnificat and Cherubini Requiem

1989

Mendelssohn Lauda Sion, Beethoven Choral Fantasia and Bruckner Mass in F Minor

1998

Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony and Stanford Songs of the Fleet

1987

Mendelssohn Elijah

1986

Haydn Nelson Mass

1885

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

1984

Mozart Requiem and Vaughan Williams Hodie

1983

Rossini Petite Messe Solenelle

1982

Dyson The Canterbury Pilgrims and Haydn Paukenmesse

1981

Mendelssohn St Paul

1980

Faure Requiem and Britten St Nicholas

1979

Bach St John Passion

1978

Brahms German Requiem, Elgar The Snow and Mozart Ave Verum Corpus and Exsultate Jubilate

1977

Haydn Nelson Mass, Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music and In Windsor Forest

1976

Handel Judas Maccabeus

1975

Haydn The Creation

1973

Handel Messiah

1972

Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem and Mozart Requiem

1971

Mendelssohn Elijah

1970

Handel Acis and Galatea and Vaughan Williams In Windsor Forest

1969

Kodaly Missa Brevis and Faure Requiem

1968

Verdi Requiem

1967

Haydn The Creation

1965

Handel Zadok the Priest, Mozart Exsultate Jubilate and Brahms Requiem

1964

Elgar Dream of Gerontius

1963

Bach Mass in B Minor

1962

Haydn The Creation

1961

Verdi Requiem

1960

Bach The Matthew Passion

1959

Brahms Requiem and Dvorak Stabat Mater

1958

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

1957

Mendelssohn Elijah

1956

Bach The John Passion

1955

Haydn The Creation

1954

Haydn Spring from The Seasons, Elgar From the Bavarian Highlands and Stanford Songs of the Sea

1953

Handel Messiah

1952

Brahms Requiem

1951

Handel Messiah

1950

1949

1948

Haydn The Creation
World War II

1939

Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer and Haydn The Creation

1938

Handel Messiah

1937

Coleridge Taylor Hiawatha

1936

Variety of Chorus items and Solos

1935

(February) Handel Messiah

1934

(April) Gounod Faust

1933

(December) Handel Semele?

1933

(March) (cancelled because of flu) Coleridge Taylor Hiawatha and Elgar Banner of St George

1932

Mendelssohn Elijah

1931

Mendelssohn St Paul

1930

Sullivan The Golden Legend

1929

(December) Handel Messiah

1929

(March) Handel Judas Maccabeus

1928

Handel Samson

1927

Purcell Dido and Aeneas, Stanford The Revenge and Holst’s Psalms

1926

OUR DIAMOND JUBILEE 26TH (March) Mendelssohn Elijah

1925

Haydn The Creation

1924

choruses

1923

Coleridge Taylor Hiawatha and Brahms Song of Destiny

1922

unaccompanied part songs

1921

popular and classical ballads

1920

Hamilton Harty The Mystic Trumpeter

1919

(December 4th) 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT (postponed because of the War) orchestral concert to Parry Ode to Music
World War I

1914

(February) Vaughan Williams The Sea Symphony and Parry Blest Pair of Sirens

1913

Coleridge Taylor A Tale of Old Japan

1912

(March) Handel Acis and Galatea

1911

Sullivan The Mikado

1911

(March) Haydn The Creation and Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise

1910

(March) Handel Messiah

1909

Handel Samson

1908

Haydn The Creation

1907

(October) Sullivan The Gondoliers

1907

(January) Gounod Faust selections  and Parry Pied Piper

1906

Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise

1906

(March) The Creation

1905

Mendelssohn St Paul

1904

(September) Sullivan Pirates of Penzance

1904

(March) Handel Messiah

1903

(October) Sullivan The Mikado

1903

(March) Elgar Caractacus

1902

(December) Handel Dettingen Te Deum

1902

(February) Mendelssohn Elijah

1901

(March) Sullivan The Golden Legend and Coleridge Taylor Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

1900

(March) Mendelssohn Hymn of  Praise  and Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

1899

1898

Haydn The Creation and Mendelssohn First Walpurgis Niaght

1897

(December) Sullivan The Gondoliers

1897

(February) Mendelssohn Elijah (golden jubilee year)

1896

? St John’s Eve (at Cowan)

1895

(December) Handel Judas Maccabeus

1895

(March) Stanford The Swan and the Skylark and Mendelssohn Lobesgesung

1894

(March) Gounod Mors et Vita

1893

(December) Sullivan The Mikado

1893

(February) Mendelssohn St Paul

1892

(March) Handel Israel in Egypt

1891

(March) varied programme

1891

(January) Handel Messiah

1890

(December) Handel Messiah

1889

Gounod Redemption

1889

(February) Mendelssohn Elijah

1888

(March) Italian, German and English opera selections

1887

(December) Ruth (Cowan )

1887

(January) Haydn The Creation

1886

(March) Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty (Cowan)

1885

(December) Gounod Mors et Vita

1885

(February) Sullivan HMS Pinafore

1884

(February) Mendelssohn Elijah

1883

(October) Handel Messiah

1883

(April) Handel Judas Maccabeus

1882

(December) Sullivan Patience

1881

(December) Haydn The Seasons

1881

(March) Haydn The Creation (Smith Institute)

1880

(November) Sullivan HMS Pinafore (Corn Exchange)

1880

(January) Mendelssohn St Paul

1879

concert of choruses

1878

(December) Handel Judas Maccabeus (Smith Institute)

1878

(April) Mozart Twelfth Mass

1877

(December) Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise

1877

(April) Handel Messiah

1876

(April) Haydn The Creation (East Church)

1875

(December) Mendelssohn Elijah

1875

(February) Handel Messiah (Smith Institute)