Past concerts

Here’s a list of some of the choir’s past performances, starting with the most recent.


April 13th 2024: Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Favourite Opera Choruses


December 2nd: Schubert’s Mass in G, plus seasonal Carols- Carol of the Bells , O Holy Night, ( Rutter) Past 3o’clock, Birthday Carol (Willcocks)

July 1st 2023: Sing a Rainbow Concert. Song of the Sou’wester(Stanford) The Snow(Elgar) The sun whose Rays (G&S) A song of the weather(Flanders)

                                                                         Shearing Sonnets (x2) Here comes the Sun (Harrison) Bring me Sunshine(kent) Singin’  in the rain(brown)

                                                                         Captain Noah (excerpts) Flanders, Never Walk alone (Rogers and Hammerstein)

March 25th: Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré) The Armed Man Choral Suite (Jenkins) &Rutter Magnificat


December 17th: Vivaldi Gloria plus seasonal Carols and readings

September 24th: Stour Choral Society goes to the Movies, Old Hall East Bergholt

April 2nd: Handel’s Messiah. belated 50th Anniversary concert.


December 4th. Christmas Spectacular  featuring lively upbeat Christmas music and Carols with Susie’s pupils providing some solos.  At Mistley parish church


30th November:  Bach: Christmas Oratorio (excerpts); Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Mistley Parish Church

29th June:  Joseph Horovitz: Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo, with local primary schools, Old Hall Chapel, East Bergholt

30th March:  Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Mistley Parish Church


1st December:  Sasha Johnson Manning & Carol Ann Duffy: The Manchester Carols, Mistley Parish Church

23rd June:  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with local primary schools, Old Hall, East Bergholt

17th March:  Handel: Acis and Galatea; Dettingen Te Deum, Mistley Parish Church


25th November:  Haydn: Missa Brevis No.7 in B♭; Saint-Saëns: Ave Maria; Saint-Saëns: Quam Dilecta; Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine; Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Frinton Parish Church

24th June:  SUMMER SPECTACULAR! Songs from the shows including Phantom of the Opera and Mamma Mia with local schools, Old Hall, East Bergholt

1st April:  Rutter Magnificat; Fauré Requiem; Vaughan Williams Easter and The Call, East Bergholt Parish Church


26th November:  J S Bach Sleepers, Wake! (Wachet Auf); Handel My Heart is Inditing; Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Mistley Parish Church

25th June:  Songs from The Sound of Music; Karl Jenkins Adiemus; Three sonnets by George Shearing, with local primary schools, Old Hall, East Bergholt

23rd April:  Brahms Requiem, Frinton Parish Church


5th December:  Puccini Messa di Gloria; Opera Choruses edited by John Rutter, Mistley Parish Church

27th June:  Rutter A Sprig of Thyme; An arrangement of songs from Disney’s The Lion King, with local schools, Old Hall, East Bergholt

25th April:  Bach Jesu Priceless Treasure; Haydn Nelson Mass, Mistley Parish Church


6th December:  Parry I was Glad; Stainer I saw the Lord; Leontovich Carol of the bells; Rutter O Holy Night; Wood O Thou the Central Orb, with Kingfisher Sinfonietta, Frinton Parish Church

28th June:  Lloyd-Webber Joseph and the Amazing Tecnicolor Dreamcoat, with local schools, Brantham Parish Church

17th May:  Trial by Jury, Mistley Parish Church

12th April:  Stainer Fling Wide the Gates from The Crucifixion ;Dvorak Stabat Mater, East Bergholt Parish Church


30th November:  Rutter: Gloria; Palestrina Missa Brevis; Gabrieli Jubilate Deo; Ward Swingle A visit from St. Nicholas, with London Brass Symposium, Dedham Parish Church

29th June:  Summer charity concert, Lawford Parish Church    

27th April:  Rossini Petite Messe Solonelle, Mistley Parish Church    


1st December:  Mozart Requiem; Mozart Ave Verum; Mendelssohn Six Christmas Pieces, Frinton Parish Church

7th July:  Verdi Speed Your Journey; Medley from The Sound of Music; Flanders & Horovitz Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo, with local primary schools, Lawford Parish Church   

28th April:  Haydn The Seasons, Dedham Parish Church 


10th December:  Bush Cantata, East Bergholt Parish Church        

9th October:  40th Anniversary Concert: Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Vivaldi Gloria; Handel Messiah (Part I), St. Botolph’s Church, Colchester

25th June:  Summer charity concert with local schools, Lawford Parish Church   

19th March:  Rutter Mass of the Children; Rutter Feel the Spirit (a cycle of spirituals), with local primary schools, Mistley Parish Church


27th November:  Concert for St. Cecilia’s Day: Haydn Missa Brevis No. 7 in B♭ (Little Organ Mass), Frinton Parish Church    

26th June:  Summer charity concert with local groups and schools, Lawford Parish Church

20th March:  Bach Cantata: Himmelskonig sei Wilkommen; Vivaldi Magnificat; Vivaldi Beatus Dir, Mistley Parish Church


5th December:  Handel The King Shall Rejoice; Mozart Coronation Mass, Mistley Parish Church    

13th June:  Summer charity concert: Purcell O Sing unto the Lord; Schubert Mass in G; Jenkins The Armed Man excerpts, Lawford Parish Church

19th to 22nd May:  (Visit to Frankenberg) Schubert Mass in G      

28th March:  Haydn The Creation, Dedham Parish Church


6th December:  Britten A Ceremony of Carols; Vaughan-Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Hely-Hutchinson Carol Symphony; Finzi In Terra Pax, Frinton Parish Church    

23rd February:  Vivaldi Gloria; Carter Benedicite, Mistley Parish Church


8th December:  Britten Rejoice in The Lamb; Karl Jenkins The Armed Man (Choral Suite), East Bergholt Parish Church

9th June:  Rutter Magnificat; Stanford Te Deum; Ireland Greater Love hath no Man, with Kantorei der Liebfrauenkirche, Dedham Parish Church

31st March:  Verdi Requiem, with Clacton and Dovercourt combined choral societies, Princes Theatre, Clacton


2nd December:  Handel Messiah, Dedham Parish Church  

1st April:  Beethoven Choral Fantasia; Mozart C Minor Mass; Frinton Parish Church


7th December:  MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS, with local primary schools, Mistley Parish Church    

19th November:  Faure Requiem; Haydn Nelson Mass, with Dovercourt Choral Society,Dedham Parish Church  

23rd April:  Puccini Messa di Gloria; Handel Zadok the Priest; Caccini Ave Maria; Elgar Give Unto the Lord, Mistley Parish Church


27th November:  Mendelssohn Elijah, Frinton Parish Church    

22nd May:  Handel Utrecht Te Deum; Bach Suite No. 2 in B Minor; Handel Utrecht Jubilate, Dedham Parish Church


December:  Pergolesi Magnificat; Pergolesi Laudate Pueri; Rutter Magnificat, Mistley Parish Church    

May:  Opera Favourites; Brahms LS Waltz, East Bergholt Parish Church        


November:  Mozart Coronation Mass; Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise, Dedham Parish Church  

April:  Elgar Music Makers, East Bergholt Parish Church 

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