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The choir has performed in over 80 concerts since 1978, singing music from around the world and from composers new and old. This is an ongoing project to catalogue all of the concerts, venues and pieces we have performed, so if you can fill in any gaps, please let us know. We would also like to include concert programmes in our archives: where these are available, links are provided below.


70's 80's 90's 00's 10's
In the list below, the following abbreviations are used for the venue:
SMC St Michael's Church, Highworth   WS Warneford School, Highworth
RC Recreation Centre, Highworth   HC Hannington Church
MH Methodist Hall / Church, Highworth   HW URC, Haydon Wick, Swindon
SLC St Lawrence's Church, Lechlade   LPC Lechlade Parish Church
WPS Westrop Primary Sch Highworth   CPC Cirencester Parish Church
PC Pilgrim Centre, Swindon   SPC St Philip's Church, Stratton
TA Tewkesbury Abbey   PON   Eglise Romane Notre Dame, Pontorson
SSM St Margaret's Church, Stratton   WMC Wiltshire Music Centre
Venue Links
May 2018
Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea
SMC & Poster

Elgar: As Torrents in Summer
Larkhill Programme

Brahms: Gypsy Songs Nos.4 & 6

Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings

Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

Holst: I Love My Love

Barnwell: Wanting Memories

Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby

Ames (arr.): Tshotsholoza

Gjeilo: The Ground

Emerson (arr.): Elijah Rock

Aloni, Sarit: Grant Us Peace

December 2017
Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass

Bullard: A Feast for Christmas

Darke: In the Bleak Mid-Winter

Marks: Rudolphus Rubrinasus

Rutter: Shepherd's Pipe Carol

Rutter: Christmas Lullaby

Adam (arr. Rutter): O Holy Night

July 2017
Weelkes: Strike it up Tabor

Purcell: Come Ye Sons of Art

Jenkins: Adiemus

Rutter: Look to the Day

Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea

Binge: When the Gentle Avon Flows

Quilter: Non Nobis Domine

Lojeski (arr.): Beatles in Revue

April 2017
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart: Te Deum Laudamus

Gjeilo: Evening Prayer

Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby

Whitacre: Animal Crackers Vol.1 i. The Panther &
ii. The Cow

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

December 2016
Bach: Jesu Meine Freude

Haydn: The Creation (excerpts)

Vivaldi: Magnificat

Leontovich: Carol of the Bells

Trepte (arr.): Susani

Trepte (arr.) Lieb' Nachtigall, Wach Auf!

Willcocks (arr.): Quelle est Cette Odeur Agréable

Carter (arr.): A Maiden Most Gentle

July 2016
Horowitz: Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo

Gibbons: The Silver Swan

Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Bratton: Teddy Bear's Picnic

April 2016
Handel: Zadok the Priest

Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens

Elgar: As Torrents in Summer

Haydn: Te Deum

Haydn: Mass in B Flat Major 'Harmoniemesse'

December 2015
Monteverdi: Beatus Vir

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

Rutter: Angels' Carol

Sargent: Three Far-Eastern Carols - 1. Sing Ye Birds; 2.Lullaby; 3.Nature Carol.

Bullard: Follow the Star!

Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You

July 2015
Trad. (arr. Rawson): Londonderry Air

Trad. (arr. Nino): Gypsy Rover

Gershwin (arr. Blackwell): 'S Wonderful

Take That: Rule the World

Bart (arr. Arch): Fly Me to the Moon.

Gilbert & Sullivan: I Hear the Soft Note (from Patience)

Gilbert & Sullivan: I Rejoice That It's Decided (from The Sorcerer)

Gilbert & Sullivan:Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day (from The Mikado)

Shearing: Live With Me and Be My Love

Shearing: It Was a Lover and His Lass

April 2015
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Goodall: Love Divine

Goodall: The Lord Is My Shepherd

Chilcott: Salisbury Motets

Chilcott: St John Passion

December 2014
Rutter: When Icicles Hang

Vivaldi: Gloria

Shaw (arr.): Coventry Carol

Rutter: Star Carol

Gardner (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

Chilcott: Mid-Winter

Adam (arr. Rutter): O Holy Night

July 2014
Sondheim: Sunday (from Sunday in the Park)

Sondheim: Not While I'm Around (from Sweeney Todd)

Bernstein / Sondheim: Medley from West Side Story

Rodgers & Hammerstein: Medley

Hamlisch / Kleban: One (from a Chorus Line)

Coleman / Fields: Rhythm of Life (from Sweet Charity)

April 2014
Raney (arr.): Let There Be Peace On Earth

Brubeck: I Dream a World

Handel: See the Conquering Hero Comes (from Judas Maccabaeus)

Holst (arr. Pattenden): I Vow to Thee, My Country

Jenkins: The Armed Man (Choral Suite)

December 2013
Handel: Messiah (Part 1 & Hallelujah)

Rutter: Shepherd's Pipe Carol

Willcocks (arr.): Gabriel's Message

Darke: In the Bleak Mid-Winter

Rutter: Star Carol

Sargent: Sing, Ye Birds

Willcocks (arr.): Deck The Hall

July 2013
An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan

April 2013
Duruflé: Ubi Cararatas

Haydn: Te Deum

Ireland: The Hills

Finzi: I Praise the Tender Flower

Bach (arr.Bennett Williams): Breezy Bach (Air On a G String)

Pergolesi: Magnificat

Handel: Chandos Anthem No. 9 "O Praise the Lord with One Consent"

December 2012
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Tavener: The Lamb

Shaw (arr.): Coventry Carol

Mathias: Sir Christemas

Willcocks (arr.): Ding Dong Merrily On High

Gardner (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

July 2012

Music to celebrate the Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee including:


Britten (arr.): The National Anthem

Handel: Zadok the Priest

Arne: Rule Britannia

Parry: Jerusalem

Lojeski (arr.): The Beatles in Revue

Ginsburg (arr.): The Best of Bond

March 2012
Brahms: A German Requiem

December 2011
Ledger (arr.) Still, Still, Still

Rutter: Christmas Motets

Sweelinck: Hodie Christus Natus Est

Scheidt: In Dulci Jubilo

Rutter: Rejoice and Be Merry

Willcocks (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

Rutter (arr.): The Twelve Days of Christmas

Elgar: Lux Aeterna

July 2011
Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway (arr. Huff)

Lloyd Webber (arr. Lojeski): Medley from Phantom of the Opera

Abba (arr. Huff): Medley from Mama Mia!

April 2011
Elgar: Ave Verum

Rossini: O Salutaris Hosti

Lotti: Crucifixus

Mendelssohn: O Rest In the Lord (from Elijah)

Bruckner: Motet: Pulchra Es Maria

Byrd: Mass For Four Voices (Selection)

Grieg: Ave Maris Stella

Brahms: How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings

Vivaldi: Gloria

Handel: Worthy is the Lamb & Amen (from Messiah)

December 2010

July 2010

March 2010
Bruckner: Te Deum

Mozart: Requiem

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