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Forthcoming Concerts & Events 2017/18

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Summer at Marthall

Sunday 18th June 2017, 7pm
All Saints, Sandlebridge Lane, Marthall, WA16 7SB

An hour of summer music from the choir and organ solos from Nigel Bird in this lovely Cheshire church, built in 1839 for the employees on the Tatton estate.

Free parking next to the church and refreshments in the adjacent village hall after the concert.

Byrd                Sing Joyfully

Gibbons        Preludium
Byrd              Victoria
Gibbons          The Silver Swan
Weelkes         As Vesta was from Latmos Hill Descending
Stanford         The Bluebird
Holst               I love my love
Franck            Panis Angelicus
Mendelssohn  Two movts from ‘Sechs Spruche’
Micheelson   Toccata ‘Lobe den Herrn’
Boëllmann    Prière de Notre Dame
Elgar               As torrents in summer
E
lgar               O wild west wind

Admission Free
Donations to this beautiful church are invited

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Sing Joyfully!
Saturday 1st July 2017, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sale URC, Montague Road, Sale M33 3BU

Bach, Bruckner & Byrd
Fee £20 (£5 students)

Please contact our Secretary, Alison Bates for further details, or download an application form here.

The Byrds cordially invite you to join them at Sale United Reformed Church for their annual singing day, directed by their conductor Keith Orrell.   This year we shall explore Bach’s Cantata No. 4 “Christ Lag in Todesbanden”; together with pieces by Bruckner and Byrd. The music will be provided.

Your friends are welcome to hear the short performance at 4pm to finish the day.

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Hungarian Connections
Saturday 25 November 2017, 7.30
Christ Church, West Didsbury  M20 2ZD

Kodaly:  Laudes Organi
              Esti dal (Evening song)
              Missa Brevis

Bartok:  Four Slovak Folk Songs

Bardos:  Tambur

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Carol Joyfully
Sunday 17 December 2017, 2 – 5 pm
Sale URC, Montague Road, Sale M33 3BU

Come and sing your favourite carols and some new ones, and enjoy seasonal refreshments.

Bring a copy of 100 Carols for Choirs if you have one.

Fee:  £10  (students £5)    Download a registration form by clicking here.

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Rachmaninov
Sunday 18 March 2018, 7:30 pm
Christ Church, West Didsbury M20 2ZD

We celebrate the 75th anniversary of the composer’s death with the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

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Anniversaries
Saturday 19 May 2018, 7:30 pm
Christ Church, West Didsbury M20 2ZD

Pierre de la Rue:  Laudate Dominum, omnes gentes

Jacques Arcadelt:        Ave Maria
                                    Haec Dies
                                   
Io dico che fra voi

Adriano Banchieri:    La Battaglia Italiana
                                 Contrapunto bestiale alla mente

Giacomo Rossini:    O salutaris hostia
                                Sanctus from Petite Messe Solemnelle

Hubert Parry:    Songs of Farewell 

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Sing Joyfully

Saturday 7 July 2018,  10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sale URC M33 3BU

Come and join us in our 19th annual workshop, singing madrigals by Gesualdo.

Fee:  £20  (students £5)

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