R E P E R T O I R E

We currently have the following programmes in our repertoire and are able to offer them for all kinds of event.

Ancienne et Moderne

A soirée of French music spanning the ages, from raunchy sixteenth century madrigals to sacred motets and the secular chansons of the Romantic.

 

A Modern Mass

Our modern take on the traditional mass, featuring movements by Samuel Barber, Frank Martin and James MacMillan, Francis Poulenc and Edmund Rubbra.

Read a review here: Classical Journey 

 

Madrigali

The story of Italian passion, from the sixteenth century to the present day, culminating in Morten Lauridsen's powerful and evocative Madrigali.

Read the press release here: Exmouth Journal

 

With a Merrie Noise

A programme of English music from the Renaissance to the present day, featuring works by Parry, Vaughan WIlliams, Gibbons, Weelkes and more!

Over Hill, Over Dale

A stunning collection of a cappella choral works for Spring, reflecting the splendour of the natural world.

Doppelchor

A programme of German music for double choir, with Josef Rheinberger's Mass in Eb at its heart, complemented by works of Schumann and Mendelssohn.

 

Vespers

A performance of Sergei Rachmaninov's famous All Night Vigil, or Vespers, a haunting piece, hailed as "the greatest musical achievement of the Russian Orthodox Church".

The Passion of Polyphony

A masterclass in the intricate eight-part polyphonic style of the Renaissance period, by composers such as Byrd, Palestrina, Tallis, Gibbons and Victoria.

Read the press release here: Classical Journey

Howells' Requiem

The stunning requiem by English composer Herbert Howells, written for the death of his son and published 50 years after its composition.

Northern Lights

A selection of modern and contemporary works by composers such as Anton Bruckner, Ola Gjeilo and Paul Mealor, who composed the music for the Royal Wedding.

R E C O R D I N G S

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