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Past Concerts since 2000

Date

Major Work(s) Performed
Conductor
Venue
Poster
Review
9/12/17

Last Concert of the 50th Anniersary Year: Handel's Messiah, with invited solists Emily Smith, Anna Burford, David Pissaro and D'Arcy Bleiker, with orchestra.
Debut of our new Conductor - Rebecca Johnson

Rebeccas
Johnson
Guisborough Methodist Church    
24/6/17 50th Anniversary Concert: Vivaldi's Gloria, and choral classics such as Schubert's joyous Mass in C Major and the Gloria from Bach's Cantata 191. As a grand finale: Handel's Hallelujah chorus. Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church    
10/6/17 Concert of Light Music - Including: Choral versions of The Beatles and Simon and Garfunkel, arrangements of folk songs like Dance to Your Daddy and Mairi's Wedding, songs by Purcell and Elgar and stirring spirituals. Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church Hall
   
10/12/16 Christmas Celebration - Christmas songs from around Europe, Traditional carols for all, Guisborough Salvation Army Band and Readings. Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church    
1/10/16 Sing Out the Summer - Songs from West Side Story, through classic pop hits, stirring spirituals and well-known Irish melodies, to songs by Mozart and Vaughan Williams. Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church Hall
   
21/5/16

There'll Always Be An England.
A wide variety of powerfully dramatic, beautiful and moving music by Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, John Gardner, John Rutter and Ralph Vaughan Williams, inluding Britten’s Choral Dances from Gloriana and Vaughan Williams’ In Windsor Forest
.

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
   
12/12/15 Christmas Through the Ages - carols from 15th Century to the 21st Century, including Mary's Dancing Days by Alex Richardson (President of the Guisborough Choral Society). The choir was joined by the Guisborough Salvation Army Band. Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church    
7/11/15

Fauré ~ Requiem
The choir was joined by the Dishforth Military Wives Choir, with their own contributions.

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
   
25/04/15 Parry ~ Blessed Pair of Sirens Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
   
13/12/14 Vaughan Williams ~ Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Handel ~ Choruses from The Messiah
Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church    
18/10/14

Robert Schumann ~ Requiem in D flat, Op. 148; Der Königssohn; Nachtlied
Jan-Dismas Zelenka ~ Magnificat
Anton Bruckner ~ Motets

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
Poster  
2/6/14
Midsummer Melodies
Choral arrangements of Irish melodies, English folk songs, American spirituals and tributes to Cole Porter and the Swing era. Included contributions from flautist Millie Stonehouse.
Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church Hall
   
29/3/14 Pergolesi ~ Stabat Mater
Haydn ~ Mass in B flat major, the Schöpfungsmesse, or 'Creation Mass'.
Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
Poster  
14/12/13 Christmas Concert
Carols from around the world with Bible Readings and contributions from The Salvation Army Band.
Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church
19/10/13

Karl Jenkins ~ The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace
John Rutter ~ Psalm Fest

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
..  
22/6/13

Midsummer Melodies
A programme of light music for a summer's evening

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church Hall
.. .
27/4/13

Crowning Glory - Music to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.
Handel ~ The King Shall Rejoice
Blow ~ Let Thy Hand Be Strenghthened
Purcell ~ I Was Glad
Handel ~ Zadok the Priest
Vaughan Williams ~ The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune
Wesley ~ Thou Will Keep Him in Perfect Peace
Vaughan Willaims ~ O Taste and See
Mozart ~ Coronation Mass in C

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
. ..
8/12/12 Christmas Concert
Carols & and Seasonal Readings with contributions from Lockwood Brass
Angela Bennett Guisborough Methodist Church .. ..
3/11/12

Vivaldi ~ Gloria
Zelenka ~ Magnificat
Haydn
~ Te Deum

With contributions from Innominata

Angela Bennett St Nicholas
Church
.. ..
12/5/12

John Rutter ~ Magnificat
Eric Whitacre ~ Five Hewbrew Love Songs

With contribution from:
Tees Valley Youth Choir
Innominata String Quartet

Michael
Summers
St Nicholas
Church
.. ..
11/12/11

Christmas Concert
Benjamin Britten
~ A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
Contributions from Lockwood Brass

Michael
Summers
Guisborough Methodist Church .. ..
15/10/11

Antonín Dvorak ~ Stabat Mater

Michael
Summers
St Nicholas
Church
.. ..
9/4/11 Handel ~ Messiah
Michael
Summers
St Nicholas
Church
Not yet avai.la.be. .
11/12/10 Christmas Concert
Carols & Readings with contributions from Lockwood Brass
Michael
Summers
Guisborough Methodist Church .. ..
16/10/10

Benjamin Britten - Saint Nicolas (Op 42 A Cantata)
John Tavener
- Song for Athene
Thomas Morley - Sing We and Chant It.
C. Hubert H. Parry - I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me.
Thomas Tallis - If Ye Love Me

Michael
Summers
St Nicholas
Church
 
24/4/2010 Lauridsen - Lux Aeterna
Tippett - 5 Negro Sprituals from a Child of Our Time.

Michael
Summers

St Nicholas
Church

 
13/12/2009 Christmas Concert
Participation in the Cathedral's Annual Christmas Concert.
This concert was recorded by BBC Tees for broadcast on Chrsitmas Day (6am and 1pm).
Michael
Summers
St Mary's RC Cathedral. Coulby Newham    
12/12/2009 Christmas Concert
Carols & Readings with contributions from Lockwood Brass
Michael
Summers
Guisborough Methodist Church  
10/10/2009

Mozart - Requiem
Britten - Choral Dances from Gloriana

Michael
Summers

St Nicholas
Church

 
25/4/2009

Duruflé - Requiem
Duruflé - Quatre Motets

Michael
Summers

St Nicholas
Church
 

21/12/2008

Gisborough Priory Project Festive Fun Event.
Carols lead by members of the Society
Olwen Cameron Gisborough Priory NA NA
13/12/2008 Christmas Fantasia ~ Carols & Readings Olwen Cameron Guisborough Methodist Church Large Size as pdf  
11/10/2008
Rossini ~ Petite Messe solonelle
Olwen Cameron
St Nicholas
Church
Large Size as pdf Review of Concert - opens in new window

26/4/2008

Brahms ~ Leibeslieder Waltzer
William Lloyd Webber ~ The Prince of Peace, Six Motets
Olwen Cameron
St Nicholas
Church
Large Size as pdf Review of Concert - opens in new window
15/12/2007

Christmas Concert ~ Carols & Readings

Note: The poster shows the conductor as Stuart Buckton, but final rehearsals and the Concert were conducted by Olwen Cameron.

Olwen Cameron
Guisborough Methodist Church
Large Size as pdf  
13/10/2007
C.P.E.Bach ~ Magnificat
Poulenc ~ Gloria
Stuart Buckton
St Nicholas
Large Size as pdf  
24/3/2007 Forty Years On
Parry ~ I was glad
Vivaldi ~ Gloria (1 and 6)
Woods ~ Water of Tyne
Roberton ~ Steal Away
Wild ~ Mairi's Wedding
Handel ~ Zadok the Priest
Mozart ~ Ave Verum Corpus
Rutter ~ Gloria
Stuart Buckton
Guisborough Methodist Church
iLarge Size as pdf  
16/12/2006 Christmas Concert ~ Carols & Readings
Stuart Buckton
Guisborough Methodist Church
Large Size as pdf  
14/10/2006 Mozart ~Solemn Vespers
Pergolesi ~Stabat Mater
Stuart Buckton
St Nicholas
Large Size as pdf  
18/3/2006 Mendelssohn ~ Hymns of Praise
Buckton ~ The Wonders of Light
( World Premiere of the full work)
Stuart Buckton
St Nicholas
Large Size as pdf  
15/12/2005 Christmas Concert ~ Carols & Readings
Stuart Buckton
Guisborough Methodist Church
Not yet available.  
6/7/2005 Brahms ~ Liebeslieder Waltzer
Pergolesi ~ Stabat Mater
Fauré ~ Cantique de Jean Racine
Some part songs
Stuart Buckton
Botton Hall
Not yet available.  
16/4/2005 Mozart ~ Mass in C
Haydn ~ Mass in D Minor
Stuart Buckton
St Nicholas
Not yet available.  
11/12/2004 Christmas Concert ~ Carols & Readings
Stuart Buckton
Guisborough Methodist Church
Not yet available.  
16/10/2004 Handel ~ Messiah
Stuart Buckton
St Nicholas
Not yet available.  
10/7/2004 Summer Concert
This concert included the first performance of the setting of Jake Tobin and Clive Spencer-Bentley's poem, "The Wonders of Light" set to music by Stuart Buckton.
Staurt Buckton
St Nicholas
Not yet available.  
24/4/2004 Vivaldi ~ Gloria
Rossini ~ Stabat Mater
Staurt Buckton
St Nicholas
Not yet available.  
13/12/2003 Christmas Concert ~ Carols & Readings
Staurt Buckton
Guisborough Methodist Church
Not yet available.  
2/7/2003 Light Music for a Summer's Evening
Staurt Buckton
St Nicholas
Not yet available.  
5/4/2003 Fauré ~ Requiem
Puccini ~ Messa diI Gloria
Michael Pritchard St Nicholas Not yet available.  
14/12/2002 Words and Music for Christmas Michael Pritchard Guisborough Methodist Church Not yet available.  
10/7/2002 Part songs and solos by the Choir Michael Pritchard St Nicholas Not yet available.  
20/4/2002 Mozart ~ Solemn Vespers
Haydn ~ Maria Theresa Mass
Michael Pritchard St Nicholas Not yet available.  
15/12/2001 Words and Music for Christmas Michael Pritchard Guisborough Methodist Church Not yet available.  
29/6/2001 Music For A Summer Evening Michael Pritchard Guisborough Methodist Church Not yet available.  
31/3/2001 Bach ~ Jesu, Priceless Treasure
Staine ~: The Crucifixion
Michael Pritchard St Nicholas Not yet available.  
9/12/2000 Words and Music for Christmas Michael Pritchard Guisborough Methodist Church Not yet available.  
14/10/2000 "BT Voices for Hospices"
Handel ~ Messiah
Michael Pritchard Prior Purseglove Centre Not yet available.  
30/9/2000 A Charity Concert ~ given by Guisborough and Great
Ayton Rotary Club in aid of the Guisborough
branch of Cruse Bereavement Care.
Michael Pritchard Guisborough Methodist Church Not yet available.  
15/6/2000 A Singing Day Michael Pritchard Sneaton Castle Not yet available.  
8/4/2000 Brahms ~ A German Requiem Michael Pritchard St Nicholas Not yet available.  
Deatails of earlier concerts may be found in the official History of the Society, available from the society.