Archives: Concerts

Poulenc and Praetorius

Saturday 4 December 1999 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

Poulenc’s Christmas Motets to commemorate the centenary of Poulenc’s birth. Praetorius Lutheran Mass, recently reconstructed as it would have been performed on Christmas Day around 1620. This exciting work featured groups of singers and period instrumentalists performing from various locations within the Abbey – it went down a storm and if you missed it we would all love to perform it again somewhere!

Copland, Bernstein and Barber

Saturday 26 June 1999 at 8:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

An all American programme, which included Copland ‘In the Beginning’, Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Barber Agnus Dei, with soprano Catherine Denley, Louise Cox (percussion), Catherine Snelson (harp) and David Bednall (organ).

Mozart Mass in C minorHaydn Nelson Mass

Saturday 13 March 1999 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

Programme included Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Haydn’s Nelson Mass with soloists Emma Kirkby, Rebecca Outram, Lucy Ballard, Andrew King, and Niall Hoskin, and an orchestra led by Brian Howells

Victoria Requiem

Saturday 5 December 1998 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

Programme included Victoria’s Requiem in 6 parts to commemorate the 450th anniversary of his birth; Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor

Scarlatti Stabat Mater

Friday 3 July 1998 at 8:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

A concert of music including Scarlatti Stabat Mater, Howells Take Him Earth For Cherishing, Tavener Song For Athene, and Langlais Messe Solonelle

Centuries in Sound

Tuesday 7 April 1998 at 8:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

Sherborne Abbey Millennium Concert. The Abbey was founded in 998 AD we were very pleased to have been asked to take part in the millennium celebrations.We gave a concert of music spanning the lifetime of the Abbey on 4th July 1998.

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio

Saturday 6 December 1997 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (parts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6) was performed at Sherborne Abbey with an orchestra of period instruments led by Alison Burry. Soloists were Sally Dunkley, Predrag Djokovic, Julian Podger and Robert Evans.