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Forthcoming Concerts & Events 2018 / 2019

All Concerts start at 7:30pm at

Christ Church
West Didsbury
Darley Avenue
Manchester
M20 2ZD

Heavenly Imaginations

24th November 2018             

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
                        A hymn for St Cecilia
                        Requiem

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Choir and Brass

9th March 2019    

Bach:               Komm, Jesu, komm

Bruckner:        Antiphon
                       Inveni David
                       Ecce Sacerdos Magnus

Schumann:      Drei Lieder Op. 62

Brahms:          Vier Gesänge  Op. 17 

Orrell:              New work 

Bach:              Ich lasse dich nicht (recently discovered ‘seventh’ motet)

Hindemith:      Apparebit Repentina Dies

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The Singing Will Never be Done

11th May 2019     

 Wilkinson:        The singing will never be done
                            -         Halcyon Days
                            -          No Man’s Land
                            -          Finsteren Zeiten

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

Emily Doolittle  Spring wassail songs
                                                        -         
Blackberry wassail
                                                        -          Mushroom wassail
                                                        -          Potato wassail

Finzi                White-flowering days

David Grundy    Celebration

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Sing Joyfully!

Sing Byrd with The Byrds!

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

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.

Please click here to download a registration form.