Sturminster Choral Society

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Sturminster Choral Society holds two concerts a year in Spring and Autumn

Next Concert:

Rehearsals start Monday 6th September 2020 in anticipation of the choirs next concert on Saturday 25th April 2020.

Please see the 'Events' page for programme details.

Here is a taste of what the choir has performed in the past

>  Autumn 2019 - J.S.Bach's Christmas Oratorio                                    

>  Spring 2019 - Haydn's Nelson Mass and Palestrina's 'Stabat Mater Dolorosa' for double choir

  • Autumn 2018 - Messe de Minuit by Charpentier
  • 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