Past Concerts

Composer Work or Carol Soloists Organist/Accompaniment Venue  
Saturday 10 December 1994 (Richmondshire Musical Society)  
GF Handel Zadok the Priest Helen Le Marinel (A) RMS Chamber Orchestra Zetland Christian Community Centre  
JP Sweelinck Hodie Christus Natus Est Edmund Sturmheit (T) Martin Bainbridge (Joint Leader)    
A Corelli Concerto Grosso Op6 No. 8 (Christmas Concerto) Philip Glithro (B) Vanessa Murray (Joint Leader)    
R Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols   Carole Gedye (Continuo)    
JS Bach Christmas Oratorio   Keneth Birkin (Conductor)    
           
Saturday 8 April 1995 (Richmondshire Musical Society)  
WA Mozart Graduale: Sancta Maria K273 Linda Lord (S) RMS Chamber Orchestra Zetland Christian Community Centre  
J Haydn Divertimento No1 in Bb major (St Antoni Choral) Jane Sturmheit (A) Martin Bainbridge (Leader)    
WA Mozart Ave Verum K618 Edmund Sturmheit (T) Keneth Birkin (Conductor)    
E Elgar Serenade for Strings Andrew Griffiths (B)      
WA Mozart Requiem        
           
9 December 1995 (Richmondshire Musical Society)  
GF Handel Messiah Linda Lord (S) RMS Chamber Orchestra Zetland Christian Community Centre  
    Jane Sturmheit (A) Martin Bainbridge (Leader)    
    Edmund Sturmheit (T) Keneth Birkin (Conductor)    
    Jolyon Dodgson (B)      
           
23 March 1996 (Concert in aid of Save the Children Fund)  
Beethoven Choral Fantasia        
Gounod Little Symphony for Wind Instruments      
Cherubini Requiem in C Minor        
           
21 December 1996  
Geoffrey Bush Christmas Cantata Val MacConacie (S) Carol Gedye (piano) St Mary's church, Richmond  
Arnold Bax Five fantasies on Polish Christmas Carols Peter Dykes (oboe)    
  Once in oraol David's city (Audience)        
  Nativity Carol        
  Shepherd's Pipe carol        
  See amid the winter's snow (Audience)      
Peterson Sleep, holy child (solo item)        
Handel Come unto him (solo item)        
  Past three a clock        
Charles Wood Ding dong merrily on high        
David Willcocks Ding dong merrily on high        
  Away in a Manger (Audience)        
  Good King Wenceslas (Audience)        
Joy Webb World without Christmas        
Charles Skinner Stars are shining        
  O Come all ye faithful (Audience)        
  Masters in this hall        
  The twelve days of Christmas        
  God rest you merry gentlemen (Audience)      
           
17 May 1997  
A Dvorak Stabat Mater Delia Fletcher (S) Greg Smith (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
    Adrienne Murray (A) Duncan Eyre (conductor)    
    Anthony Peacock (T)      
    Jolyon Dodgson (B)      
           
20 December 1997  
R Vaughan Williams Hodie Stephanie Neal (S) Greg Smith (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
  Carols for choir and audience Andrew Lockwood (T) Duncan Eyre (conductor)    
    John Powell (B)      
    Richmond church choristers      
           
25 April 1998 (last concert as RMS)  
Felix Mendelssohn Elijah Stephanie Neal (S) Andrew Christer (organist0 St Mary's church Richmond  
    Joyce Tindsley (A) Duncan Eyre (conductor)    
    Martin Hindmarsh (T)      
    Jolyon Dodgson (B)      
    Hayley Pratt (Treble)      
           
19 December 1998 (Richmondshire Choral Society)  
Britten Ceremony of Carols Diane Peacock (S) Matt Dowdy (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
John Rutter When Icicles Hang David Hall (B) Barry Martin (cello)    
R Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols Richmond church choristers Greg Smith (conductor)    
GF Handel Excerpts from Messiah        
           
17 April 1999 (Richmondshire Choral Society) 
G Faure Requiem Claire Stafford (S) Roger Tebbet (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
  Cantique de Jean Racine Robert Thompson (T) Greg Smith (conductor)    
Schubert Mass in G Quetin Brown (B)      
           
18 December 1999
Haydn Te Deum Mary Anderson (S) Matt Dowdy (organist0 St Mary's church Richmond  
Vivaldi Gloria Helen Pearson (A) Greg Smith (conductor)    
Bach  Christmas Oratorio Anthony Grylls (T)      
           
13 May 2000  
Rossini Petite Messe Solonnelle Claire Stafford (S) Matt Dowdy (harmonium) St Mary's church Richmond  
    Rowena Burton (A) Greg Smith (directing from keyboard)    
    Robert Thompson (T)      
    Philip Glithro (B)      
           
16 December 2000
Mozart Requiem Diana Palmerston (S) Matt Dowdy (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
Carols Coventry Carol Adrienne Murray (A) Roy McCormack (conductor)    
  The Three Kings Bob Bishop (T)      
  Shepherds' Farewell Philip Glithro (B)      
  Torches        
  Adam lay yBounden        
  Nativity Carol        
  Nowell, Sing Nowell,        
  Sans Day Carol        
  Quelle est cette odeur agréable        
           
28 April 2001  
Elgar The Music Makers Joyce Tindsley (MS) Orchestra - Marian Hillier (leader) Middle School Hall, Richmond School   
John Rutter Magnificat   Roy McCormack (conductor)    
           
22 December 2001  
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols   Matt Dowdy (organist) St Mary's church Richmond  
GF Handel Zadok the Priest   Roy McCormack (conductor)    
Maurice Duruflé Requiem        
  plus carols        
           
21 December 2002 St Mary's church Richmond  
Vaughan Williams Benedicite Gillian Rae-Walker (S) Roy McCormack (conductor)    
Haydn Missa Brevis St Joannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
  O Come All Ye Faithful (Audience)        
Berlioz Shepherd's Farewell         
  Torches        
  O Little Town of Bethlehem (Audience)      
  See Amid the Winter's Snow        
arr D Cox Ding Dong Merrily on High        
  Once in Royal David's City (Audience)      
  Coventry Carol        
  Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Audience)      
  We wish you a merrry Christmas        
           
           
April 2003 Darlington Dolphin Centre  
Guiseppe Verdi  Requiem Joint performance with Darlington CS      
           
           
20 December 2003 St Mary's church Richmond  
Vivaldi  Gloria and Credo  Hazel Glynn (S) Roy McCormack (Conductor)    
Stanford Te Deum  Heather Burns (MS) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
Carols O Little Town of Bethlehem (Audience)      
  Angels from the Realms of Glory        
  Up Good Christen Folk and Listen        
  Rocking        
  God Rest You Merry Gentlemen (Audience)      
  The Shepherds’ Farewell        
  While the Shepherds Were Watching      
  O Come All Ye Faithful (Audience)        
  And There Were Shepherds        
  Silent Night        
  Past Three A Clock        
  Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Audience)      
           
24 April 2004   Richmond Middle School Hall  
    Gillian Rae-Walker (S) Roy McCormack (conductor)     
Antonin Dvoƙák  Stabat Mater Kathryn Cook (A) Cleveland Chamber Orchestra    
    Peter Clements (T)      
    Roland Davitt (B)      
           
18 December 2004      
George Frederick Handel  Messiah (Pt 1) Shirley Wilkinson (S) Roy McCormack (conductor) St Mary's church Richmond  
Carols O Come All Ye Faithful (Audience) Joan Kelsall (MS) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
  Here We Come a Wassailing Michael Brunsden (T/B)      
  Nativity Carol         
  Silent Night        
  Shepherd’s Pipe Carol        
  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (Audience)      
  Three Kings from Persian Lands Afar        
  Myn Lyking        
  Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agréable?        
  Masters in the Hall        
  Of the Father’s Heart Begotten (Audience)      
   Gabriel’s Message        
  Zion Hears the Watchmen’s Voices        
  Sans Day Carol        
  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Audience)      
           
30 April 2005   St Mary's church  
John Rutter  Requiem Charlotte Broadbent (S) Roy McCormack (conductor)    
Gabriel Fauré  Requiem Michael Brunsden (Bar) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
           
17 December 2005   St Mary's church  
Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols        
John Rutter   Gloria        
  In the Bleak mid Winter        
  In Dulci Jubilo        
  Infant King        
  Joy to the World  (Audience)        
  Coventry Carol        
  Shepherds Pipe Carol        
  Deck the Halls        
  O Little Town of Bethlehem  (Audience)        
  Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night)         
  Sans Day Carol         
  Shepherds Farewell         
  Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Audience)      
  Jingle Bells        
  We Wish You a Merry Christmas        
           
29 April 2006   St Mary's church  
           
Joseph Haydn  Nelson Mass Diane Peacock  (S) Roy McCormack (conductor)    
Franz Schubert  Mass in C Heather Burns (MS) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
    Matthew Marriott (T)      
    Daniel Sladden (B)      
           
           
16 December 2006   St Mary's church  
Geoffrey Bush A Christmas Cantata Students from Richmond School (Sops)    
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols Michael Brunsden (Bar)      
  Past Three A Clock Barrie Martin (cello)      
  Adam Lay Ybounden        
  O Come All ye Faithful         
  (audience and choir)        
  Ding Dong Merrily On High        
  Nativity Carol        
  See Amid the Winter’s Snow        
  (audience and choir)        
  Quelle est cette odeur agréable        
  The Cherry Tree Carol        
  Hark the Herald Angels Sing        
  (audience and choir)        
  Cowboy Carol        
           
April 2007 Darlington Dolphin Centre  
Joint concert with Darlington Choral Society    
Stuart Johnson Te Deum        
Carl Orff Carmina Burana        
           
15 December 2007 St Mary's church  
THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS CHORUSES        
J.S Bach Come Now with Gladness’ From ‘The Christmas Oratorio       
J S. Bach Chorale - Glory now to Thee be given From Cantata 140 Wachet Auf!        
M-A. Charpentier Kyrie Sanctus  Agnus Dei From Messe de Minuit      
Max Reger Maria’s Wiegenlied Michael Ash       
Brian Solomon No Room at the Inn Ashleigh Fayers      
G.F. Handel For Unto Us a Child is Born from Messiah      
J.P. Sweelinck Hodie Christus Natus Est        
  O Come All Ye Faithful (Audience)        
John Williams Somewhere in My Memory From Home Alone Richmond School Flute Choir      
  In the Bleak Mid-winter        
  Shepherd’s Pipe Carol        
  It came upon a Midnight Clear (Audience)      
  Jingle Bells Richmond School Flute Choir      
  Sussex Carol        
Audrey Carr/Roy McCormack Dancers Carol         
  Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (Audience)      
G.F. Handel Hallelujah Chorus From Messiah        
           
26 April 2008   St Mary's church  
Mendelssohn Elijah Amy Haworth (S) Roy McCormack (conductor)    
    Kim Porter (A) Matt Dowdy (Organist)    
    Thomas Hobbs (T)      
    Alexander Learmonth (B)      
    Robin Davis (Treble)      
           
20-Dec-08 St Mary's Church, Richmond   
Stuart Johnson Te Deum   Kathryn Haworth (conductor)    
Francis Poulenc Gloria Shona Allen (S) Matt Dowdy (organist)    
           
09-Apr-09    
GF Handel Messiah Amy Haworth (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond   
    Matthew Venner (CT) Cleveland Chamber Orchestra    
    Nicholas Todd (T) Gordon Appleton (harpsichord continuo)    
    Alexander Learmonth (B)      
           
19-Dec-09    
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Messe de Minuit   Kathryn Haworth (conductor) Not performed due snow on evening of performance
St Mary's church, Richmond
 
William Matthias Ave Rex   Gordon Appleton (organ)  
  Carols and Christmas music Michael Ash (B)      
           
17-Apr-10    
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Hiawatha's Wedding Feast Elanor Cockerham (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
Edward Elgar Songs from the Bavarian Highlands Chris Griksaitis Stephen Haigh (accompanist)    
Ralph Vaughan Williams In Windsor Forest        
           
18-Dec-10    
JS Bach Sleepers Wake Amy Haworth (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
Franz Schubert Mass in G Alexander Learmonth (B)      
  Carols and Christmas Music   inc several arrangements by CM Harrison  
           
02-Apr-11    
JS Bach Jesu joy of man's desiring Rowan Pierce (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
WA Mozart Ave Verum Corpus Helen Jarmany (Mezzo) Richmondshire Choral Society & Players    
Elgar  Serenade for Strings David Pisaro (T)      
Faure Cantique de Jean Racine Dominic Barberi (B)      
WA Mozart Requiem         
           
17-Dec-11    
A Vivaldi Gloria Flur Wyn (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
J Haydn Liitle organ Mass Anna Huntley (mezzo( David Ratnanaygam (organ)    
  Carols for choir and audience        
           
21-Apr-12    
Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs Amy Haworth (S) Kathryn Haworth (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond   
  Silent Noon Alexander Learmonth (B) David Ratnanaygam (organ) Farewell concert for Kathryn Haworth   
  Linden Lea        
  Benedicite        
Charles H H Parry I was glad        
  Dear Lord and Father        
  Blest Pair of Sirens        
  Hear my words ye people        
           
15-Dec-12    
GF Handel Coronation Anthems Rowan Pierce (S) Peter Collis (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond   
John Rutter Magnificat   Matt Dowdy (organist)    
           
27-Apr-13    
GF Handel Messiah Rowan Pierce (S) Peter Collis (conductor)    
    Anna Barry (mezzo) replaced Anna Huntley  Cleveland Chamber Orchestra St Mary's Church, Richmond  
    Michael Bradley (T)      
    Dominic Barberi (B)      
           
21-Dec-13    
Will Todd Stay with me Lord Soloists from RNCM: Peter Collis (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
JS Bach Lutheran Mass in G major Meinir Wyn Roberts (S) Cleveland Chamber Orchestra    
CPE Bach Magnificat Michaela Parry (mezzo)      
    Adam Temple-Smith (T)      
    Philip Clieve (B)       
           
22-Mar-14    
Ralph Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem Soloists from RNCM: Peter Collis (conductor) St Mary's Church, Richmond  
    Eleanor Garside (S) Cleveland Chamber Orchestra    
    Graham McCusker (Bar)      
Gabriel Faure Requiem        
           
20-Dec-14 St Mary's Church, Richmond  
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols Soloists from RNCM: Su McCormack (conductor) Chorus master John Forsyth MBE  
Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols Catrin Woodruff (S) Players from the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra     
John Rutter Requiem      
           
25-Apr-15 Richmond School   
Johannes Brahms A German Requiem Soloists from RNCM: John Forsyth MBE    
    Emma Claire Crook (S) Alison Gill (piano)    
    Benjamin Lewis (Bar) Rebecca Topping (piano)    
           
19-Dec-15 Richmond School  
JS Bach Magnificat  Soloists from RNCM: Tim Jackson (conductor) Chorus master Edward Seymour  
Howard Skempton There is no rose Daniella Sicari (S) Richmondshire Orchestra     
Will Todd My Lord has come Heather Lowe (mezzo) which also played 2 orchestral numbers    
John Rutter Candlelight carol Christopher Littlewood (T)      
Bob Chilcott Twelve days of Christmas Stuart Orme (Bar)      
Mark Harrison Jubilate Natale        
           
16-Apr-16 The Garden Rooms at Tennants, Leyburn
Josef Haydn The Creation Soloists from RNCM: Edward Seymour (conductor)    
    Charlotte North (S) Cleveland Chamber Orchestra    
    Christopher Littlewood (T)      
    Tim Bagley (B)      
           
17-Dec-16 Richmond School  
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (attrib) Magnificat Jessica Hurst (s) Edward Seymour (conductor)    
WA Mozart Coronation Mass K317 Charlotte Ireland (m-s) Richmondshire orchestra    
Peter Gritton Follow that star Philip O'Connor      
  An old rhyme Patrick Relph      
Bach harmonisation O little one sweet        
Willcocks arr Deck the halls        
  Jingle Bells        
Audience carols God rest yemerry gentlemen        
  O come all ye faithful        
  Unto us a son is born        
  Hark the herald angels sing        
           
13-May-17 St Mary's Church, Richmond  
GF Handel Messiah Hannah Grove (s) Edward Seymour (conductor)    
    Michael Ash (c-t) Players from the Mowbray Orchestra performing as Richmondshire Baroque Orchestra    
    Toby Ward (t)    
    D'Arcy Bleiker (b)    


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