Sturminster Choral Society holds two concerts a year in Spring and Autumn
Rehearsals start Monday 10th September 2018 in anticipation of the choirs next concert on Saturday 1st December 2018.
The work we shall be singing is Charpentier's Messe de Minuit. With this being close to Christmas the choir will also sing a selection of Christmas Carols from the Carol Book.
Rehearsals at The Methodist Church, Church Street, Sturminster Newton.
Here is a taste of what the choir has performed in the past
Spring 2018 - Mendelssohn's 'Elijah'
Autumn 2017 - A variety of works taken from European Sacred Music and Encores for Choirs
Spring 2017 - Bach's Magnificat in D and Haydn's Missi Sancti Nicolai
Autumn 2016 - Vivaldi's Gloria and a selection of Christmas Carols
Spring 2016 - Spring Bouquet - A selection from European Sacred Music works followed by a selection of light pieces from Encores for Choirs
Autumn 2015 - Mozart's Requiem
- Spring 2015 - John Rutter's Requiem & Stanford's Songs of the Sea
- Autumn 2014 - Schubert's Mass No 2 in G Major and Dvorak's Te Deum
- Spring 2014 - Mozart's Vespers and Rutter's Feel The Spirit
- Autumn 2013 - Excerpts from Handel's 'Messiah'
- Spring 2013 - Fauré's Requiem, a selection of Brahms' Love Song Waltzes and a selection of Vaughn Williams' Folk Songs
- Autumn 2012 - Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle
- Spring 2012 - 'Be Our Guest' variety of works performed including Monteverdi's Beatus Vir and a beautiful rendition of Shenandoah
- Christmas 2011 - Haydn's Nelson Mass, followed by a selection of Christmas Music
- Spring 2011 – Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs featuring baritone soloist Njabulo Madlala winner of the 2010 Kathleen Ferrier Award
- Spring 2009 – Brahms German Requiem
- Christmas 2008 – Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
- Spring 2007 – Purcell Dido and Aeneas; Elgar As Torrents in Summer, My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land
- Christmas 2006 – Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols
- Spring 2005 – Dvorak Mass in D; Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
- Christmas 2004 – Mozart Mass in C
- Christmas 2003 – Haydn St Nicolas Mass
- Christmas 2002 – Charpentier Midnight Mass
- Spring 2002 – Vivaldi Gloria
- Christmas 2001 – John Rutter Requiem
- Spring 2001 – Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
- Spring 2000 – Haydn Creation