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We usually hold three concerts each year:

in November / December, generally held in St Mary’s Church Horsham.
in the Spring – the Angus Ross Memorial Concert in which we join with the school choir to perform a major work
in the Summer when we perform a lighter programme.

Below are the programmes for some of our past concerts:

2015
Carmina Burana

2010 – 2011
Autumn: Music for Remembrance including Dvorak – Mass in D, Ireland – Greater Love, Arvo Pärt – Beatitudes
Spring: William Walton – Belshazzar’s Feast, Vaughan Williams – I was Glad

2009 – 2010
Autumn: Durufle – Requiem, Mozart – Solemn Vespers
Spring: Elgar -The Dream of Gerontius
Summer: ‘Summer Songs, an Evening of Folk, Gospel & Spirituals’ which included Rutter’s ‘A Sprig of Thyme’, Negro Spirituals from ‘A Child of our Time’ by Tippett and our Director of Music, Adrian Bawtree’s own ‘Footsteps Along the Road’

2008 – 2009
Autumn:Messe Solonelle – Gounod, Bizet – Te Deum
Spring: Haydn – Nelson Mass, Vivaldi – Gloria
Summer: “Trills & Tiaras” – Opera Choruses, Arias & Concert Encores

2007 – 2008
Autumn: Messe de Minuit & Te Deum – Charpentier
Spring: Brahms – German Requiem
Summer: Gilbert & Sullivan – HMS Pinafore (also reprised at Wisborough Green Church)

2006 – 2007
Autumn: Requiem – John Rutter, Requiem – Fauré
Spring: Symphony of Psalms – Stravinsky, Bernstein – Chichester Psalms
Summer: Staves & Stripes – A tribute to America. Songs by Copland, Bernstein, Gershwin etc.

2005 – 2006
Autumn: King Arthur – Purcell
Spring: Handel – Messiah. Hear a recording of the Hallelujah Chorus from this concert.
Summer: The Sound of Musicals – selections from Gershwin, Bernstein, Rogers & Hammerstein etc

2004 – 2005
Autumn: The Armed Man – Karl Jenkins
Spring: Gloria – Polenc, Carmina Burana – Orff
Summer: Trial by Jury – Gilbert & Sullivan, 2nd half – Music for a Summer’s evening – Spirituals

2003 – 2004
Autumn: “Little Organ Mass” – Haydn, Mass in D – Dvorak
Spring: Requiem – Mozart
Summer: Songs from the shows Psalmfest – John Rutter Songs of the Fleet – Stanford

2002 – 2003
Autumn: Magnificat – Vivaldi Nelson Mass – Haydn
Spring: Alexander Nevsky – Prokofiev

2001 – 2002
Spring: Requiem -Verdi
Summer: Songs Cries & Spirituals

Earlier Angus Ross Concerts included

2001
St John’s Passion
J S Bach

2000
Belshazzar’s Feast
Walton

1999

1998
Mass in C Minor
Mozart

1997
Creation
Haydn

1996
Requiem
Verdi

1995
St Matthew Passion
J S Bach

1994
Requiem
Mozart

1993
A German Requiem
Brahms

1992
B Minor Mass
J S Bach

1991
Messiah
Handel

1990
Boris Gudunov
Mussorgsky

1989
Requiem
Fauré
Symphonic Adventure
Crossley-Holland

1988
Dream of Gerontius
Elgar