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Click on the links below to read reviews of our recent concerts.

Choruses from Opera and Oratorio with young opera stars Claire Watkins, Lucie Spickova, Gareth Dafydd Morris and Callum Thorpe.

Spring - Mozart's Requiem, Handel's Zadok the Priest, Jones' Morte Christe

Autumn - Bach Wachet auf!, Mozart Te Deum, Haydn Der Sturm, Duruflé Quatre Motets and Schubert Mass in C Major with soloists Alison Hill, Estelle Wood, Richard Rowntree and John Clarke.

Summer - Our Beaminster Festival debut with Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor, Daniel Purcell Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis and other English music.

Spring - A Palm Sunday afternoon concert featuring Stainer Crucifixion.

Autumn - our most ambitious concert to date! Haydn Little Organ Mass and Brahms German Requiem with soprano Elizabeth Weisberg, Baritone John Clarke and symphony orchestra led by Ronald Easey.

Spring - an evening of European Choral Music. The programme included Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes, Elgar Bavarian Dances, Britten Five Flower Songs, Handel Zadok the Priest.

Autumn - Haydn Jugendmesse and Te Deum, Purcell Hail, Bright Cecilia!, extracts from Handel Chandos Anthem No. 9 and Mendelssohn Hear my Prayer with sopranos Stephanie Bodsworth and Nicola Wydenbach.

Spring - Vivaldi Gloria, Faure Requiem and Stanford Te Deum with Soprano Stephanie Bodsworth, Alto Susan Lofthouse, Tenor James Craw and Bass Ashley Thorburn.

Handel's Zadok the Priest, 2008 - "The singers’ enthusiasm gave this exciting piece a dramatic conviction that was entirely fresh. "

Schubert’s Mass in C 2007 - "the audience surrendered to the sheer beauty of the music."  

Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor, 2007 - "a delightful concert which I enjoyed immensely"

Stainer Crucifixion 2007 - "The drama and the deeper meaning of this major event in the Church year was vividly communicated"

Brahms Requiem, 2006 - "a very moving performance"
"a discipline worthy of any London choir"