Concerts & Events 2018 / 2019

All Concerts start at 7:30pm at

Christ Church
West Didsbury
Darley Avenue
M20 2ZD

24th November 2018             

Heavenly Imaginations

Byrd                         Ave Verum Corpus

                                Quis est homo?

Tallis:                       Gaude gloriosa Dei Mater

Howells:                   Master Tallis’s Testament

Roderick Williams:   Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined
                                 Let nothing trouble you

Howells:                   Psalm Prelude, Set I no 1


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9th March 2019    

Choir and Brass

Bach:                     Ich Lasse Dich Nicht (recently discovered 'seventh' motet)

                              Chorale Prelude "Jesu meine Freude" BWV 610 (organ)

                              Komm, Jesu, Komm

Bruckner:               Aequalis no.1 (3 trombones)

                              Antiphon - Tota Pulchra es

                              Ecce Sacerdos Magnus

Hindemith              Sonata for Four Horns (2nd movt - Lebhaft)

Orrell:                    The Sacrifice

Schumann:            Drei Lieder Op. 62

Brahms:                 Vier Gesänge Op. 17

Hindemith:             Apparebit Repentina dies

11th May 2019     

The Singing Will Never be Done

 Wilkinson:        The singing will never be done
                            -          Halcyon Days

                            -          No Man’s Land

                            -          Finsteren Zeiten

Pearsall:            Who shall have my fair lady?

                          Lay a garland

Chilcott:            The making of the drum

                            -          The skin
-          The barrel of the drum
-          The two curved sticks of the drummer
                            -          Gourds and rattles

Wilkinson:        Nocturne for John

Finzi:                My spirit sang all day

                         White-flowering days

David Grundy: Two Shakespeare settings



The programme will also include a selection of vocal and instrumental solos performed by members of the choir


Saturday July 6th 2019, Sale URC, Montague Road, Sale M33 3BU

Sing Joyfully!

Sing Byrd with The Byrds!

The Byrds cordially invite you to join them at Sale United Reformed Church for their 20th annual singing day, directed by their conductor Keith Orrell. This year we shall explore William Byrd’s beautiful Mass for Five Voices.