Our recent concerts:


March 2016
Bubbles and Arias >>more...
A night at the opera, full of memorable melodies

December 2015
Infant Holy >>more...
we ushered in Christmas in the atmospheric surroundings of St Cross Church, with a selection of carols ranging from the traditional to the modern.

November 2015
Reflections >>more...
Two twentieth century European classics - Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir and Maurice Durufle’s Requiem - performed in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral

July 2015
Winchester Festival
We were honoured to open the 2015 Festival with a stirring performance of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil (Vespers).

May 2015
Braunschweig >>more...
We joined choirs from Germany, Poland and Latvia to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the 2nd World War.

March 2015
Sancta Maria >>more...
A mix of music from the Renaissance to the present day, reflecting the veneration accorded to the Blessed Virgin Mary throughout the ages.

December 2014
Merrily on High >>more...
Carol settings by Nordic composers, combined with carols and other seasonal music for choir and audience.

November 2014
Remembrance >>more...
Readings and music on the theme of Remembrance, including Parry’s Songs of Farewell .

July 2014
Winchester Festival >>more...
Settings of Shakespeare songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frank Martin and George Shearing.

March 2014
A Royal Progress >>more...
A collection of favourite pieces associated with coronations and other national events.

December 2013
A Boy was Born >>more...
Two masterpieces by Britten, plus a mixture of carols and other seasonal music for chair and audience.

November 2013
Between Darkness and Light >>more...
Music from Scandinavian composers, inspired by nature and the landscapes which surround them.

July 2013
A Little Late Night Music >>more...
Bach and Stravinsky performed as part of the 2013 Winchester Festival

March 2013
Chichester Psalms >>more...
Leonard Berstein’s sequence of psalm settings, together with music by Britten, O’Regan, Janacek and Holst.

December 2012
That yonge child >>more...
A mixture of carols and other seasonal music for chair and audience.

November 2012
Treasures of Spain >>more...
Music by two of Spain’s most accomplished choral composers from the 16th century.

June/July 2012
Rachmaninov Vespers >>more...
Performances of this Russian masterwork in Guildford and at the Winchester Festival.

March 2012
Hear my Prayer >>more...
An evening of reflective Lenten music, introducing our new director Katherine Dienes-Williams.

December 2011
A Christmas Miscellany>>more...
A fine seasonal send-off for our retiring musical director, Charles Stewart

November 2011
Requiem >>more...
An evening of French music, culminating in Fauré’s Requiem .

July 2011
A Celebration of Percy Grainger >>more...
50 years after his death in 1961, we celebrated the work of Percy Grainger with a selection of his best choral arrangements and compositions.

April 2011
St Matthew Passion >>more...
Bach’s masterpiece, performed with Southern Sinfonia and an outstanding line-up of soloists.

January 2011
Christmas Concert >>more...
Postponed from December by the severe weather, this re-scheduled concert looked back at the Christmas story through a selection of seasonal pieces including Vaughan WIlliams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

November 2010
Un Voyage Européen >>more...
Guest conductor Simon Bell led this concert of 20th century music from Switzerland, France and Hungary.

July 2010
Serenades for a Summer’s Evening >>more...
As part of the 2010 Winchester Festival, this special programme of music took us from evening to night, spanning the centuries from Tallis to Whitacre.

May 2010
Earth, Air and Sky >>more...
A programme of secular music interspersed with readings inspired by earth, sea and sky, including two stunning modern pieces by Eric Whitacre.

March 2010
Reflection >>more...
Some of the finest pieces of English sacred music - masses by Byrd and Vaughan WIlliams, extended anthems by Walton and Finzi, and a series of motets by Parry.

December 2009
Christmas with Southern Voices >>more...
Our ever-popular Christmas concert included the usual mixture of seasonal carols, old and new, as well as anthems by Purcell and John Tavener..

November 2009
25th Anniversary concert >>more...
We celebrated our 25th birthday in grand style in Winchester Cathedral, with a programme that includes Spem in Alium, the16th century motet by Thomas Tallis for 40-part choir.

July 2009
Passion Week >>more...
A sequence of unaccompanied pieces written in 1912 by the neglected Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninov

March 2009
Seven Last Words >>more...
James MacMillan's stunning sequence of 7 Last Words form the Cross, plus music from Mendelssohn, John Tanener and Tallis

December 2008
The First Nowell >>more...
Music for Advent, including Vaughan WIlliams' The First Nowell and carol-anthems by Herbert Howells

November 2008
Music for All Saints >>more...
A selection of English music including sequences for All Saints (Leighton) and St Matthew (Howells)

July 2008
Monteverdi Vespers >>more...
"the choir was on top form and delivered immaculately tuned, dynamic singing"

February 2008
Christus Vincit >>more...
Music for Passiontide by Victoria, Schütz, MacMillan and others

December 2007
Light out of Darkness >>more...
Looking forward to Christmas, this concert at St Cross included a mixture of familiar carols and masterpieces of Advent music

November 2007
Music for Remembrance >>more...
Music specially chosen to honour the fallen and performed in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral ... a fitting and memorable tribute

July 2007
A Little Late Night Music >>more...
"We were very moved by your beautiful and emotional singing ... we hadn`t heard this piece before and thought it uplifting and poignant."

May 2007
A Garland for Spring >>more...
"... a contrasting programme of early madrigals and modern song cycles which proved to be a tour de force for the 40-strong unaccompanied choir."

March 2007
Bach: St John Passion >>more...
"With meticulous preparation, insightful direction and real depth of feeling it was a top-notch authentic performance"


Follow the links below to view the archive of information about our activities during 1984-2006

2003-2004


2005-2006


Earlier Events - 20th Anniversary Scrapbook 1984-2004 (PDF format, 5.5MB)


Philip Scriven

- Conductor 2000-2002

Graham Caldbeck

- Founder and conductor 1984-1999