Previous Concerts

Christmas Cracker 2016
Saturday 17th December
Lewes Town Hall
Programme: the Kyrie and Gloria of Puccini’s ‘Messa di Gloria’; ‘Christmas day’ by Gustav Holst, and a number of Carols
Directed by Nick Houghton
Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly
Accompanied by Iestyn Evans on Organ


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Saturday 2nd July
Lewes Town Hall
Programme: Rossini ‘Petite Messe Solennelle’
Directed by Nick Houghton
Soprano: Catrin Woodruff
Mezzo Soprano: Briony Lambert
Tenor: Andrew Mackenzie-Wickes
Bass: Jozic Koc
Accompanied by Carol Kelly on Piano and Susan Bain on Harmonium

 

 


Concert in France 2016
Saturday 25th June
Programme: Fauré ‘Requiem’ and Haydn ‘Little Organ Mass’
Directed by Nick Houghton
Accompanied by Susan Bain on Organ


Spring Concert 2016
Eastbourne All Saints’ Church                                                                        Community Choir Faure concert poster                     
Saturday 12th March
Programme: Fauré ‘Requiem’, Haydn ‘Little Organ Mass’ and various solo performances
Directed by Nick Houghton
Soloists:
Angela Wilkes, Soprano
Olivia Piper, Soprano
Gregers Brinch, Baritone
Accompanied by Andrew Wilson on Organ

 

 

 


Christmas Cracker 2015
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 19th December 2015
Programme: Vivaldi ‘Magnificat’, Buxtuhude’s ‘In dulci jubilo’ and a variety of Christmas Carols
Directed by: Nick Houghton
Soloists: Angela Wilkes and Ruby O’Connell-Rogers
Accompanied by the Corelli Ensemble, who played a Christmas Concerto and ‘Winter’ from Vivaldi’s four seasons, and Susan Bain on piano


A Night at the Opera 
Concert Poster 27th June 2015Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 27th June 2015
Programme included: Verdi, Donizetti, Mozart, Gilbert & Sullivan, Lehar and Bernstein
Directed by Nick Houghton
Piano: Carol Kelly
Soprano: Lynn Deacon
Alto: Niamh Kelly
Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly
Bass: Jozik Kotz

 

 

 


Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai
St Mary’s Church in Rye
Saturday 30th May 2015
Directed by Nick Houghton
Organ: Susan Bain
Soprano: Angela Wilkes
Mezzo: Briony Lambert
Tenor: John Baker
Bass: Gregers Brinch


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J.S.Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Parts 1, 2 & 3 and a selection of  Carols
Directed by Nick Houghton
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 20th December 2014

 

 

 


Concert of Sacred & Secular Music
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Saturday 28th June 2014
Directed by Nick Houghton.
Programme included:
Au joli bois: Claudin Sermisy
Il bianco e dolce cigno: Jacques Arcadelt
Now is the month of maying: Thomas Morley
Waly waly: Donald Cashmore
Feel The Spirit Gospel Choruses: Arr Ken Burton
Armed Man excerpts: Karl Jenkins.


BATTLES FOR & PEACE FREEDOM in words & music
Celebrating the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes
St Anne’s Church, Lewes,
Sunday 25th May 2014
With ESCC and The Lewes Singers
Directed by Nick Houghton.


Karl Jenkins’ – The Armed Man (a Mass for Peace)ArmedMan-Dove(comp)
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 22 March 2014
With orchestra and chorus
Directed by Nick Houghton
Mezzo Soprano: Briony Lambert
Tenor: Tim Wilcox
Piano; Susan Bain

 

 

 


A Christmas Cracker
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 14 December 2013
A programme of Christmas Carols and Vivaldi’s Gloria
With the East Sussex Community Choir and East Sussex Academy of Music
Directed by Nick Houghton.


ESCC 25th Anniversary Concert
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Saturday 29 June 2013
Haydn’s oratorio The Creation (Die Schöpfung) with guest orchestra led by Chris Phipps, and soloists:
Lucinda Houghton (Soprano)
Paul Austin Kelly (Tenor)
Stephen Charlesworth (Bass)
Directed by Nick Houghton.


Stainer’s Crucifixion — Workshop and Performance
St Michael’s Church, High Street, Lewes
Sunday 17 March 2013
Organ: Susan Bain
Tenor: Tim Wilcox
Bass: Jack Wilkinson
Directed by Nick Houghton.


A CHRISTMAS CRACKER Christmas Concert
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 15 December 2012
A popular programme of Christmas music including:
Handel’s Messiah (Part 1) with soloists from the East Sussex Academy of Music
Audience carols and Christmas music sung by the choir
Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute (Orchestra)
Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride (Orchestra)
With The Mid Sussex Sinfonia and soloists from the East Sussex Academy of Music
Directed by Nicholas Houghton.


A Summer Concert
Priory School Chapel, Mountfield Road, Lewes
Monday 2 July 2012
Directed by Nicholas Houghton


L’église Saint-Remy Dieppe, France
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Saturday 30 June 2012
Haydn: Insane et vanae curae
Mozart: Avae verum corpus
Mozart: Agnus dei (Requiem)
Rachmaniinov: Bogoroditse Dievo
Durufle: Notre Pere
Elgar: Avae verum corpus
Samuel Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father
Ireland: Greater love hath no man
Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing and I will sing with the spirit.
Directed by Nicholas Houghton.


Mozart’s Requiem
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings
Mozart: Ave Verum
St John sub Castro Church, Lewes
Saturday 12th March 2012 at 7.30 pm
Directed by Nicholas Houghton
Correlli Ensemble leader: Maeve Jenkinson
Soloists from the East Sussex Academy of Music


A Christmas Concert
Lewes Town Hall
Saturday 17 December 2011
With The Mid-Sussex Sinfonia and guest soloists:
Soprano: Lucinda Houghton
Baritone: Stephen Charlesworth
A popular programme of Christmas music including:
R. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Bach cantata ‘Sleepers Wake’ (Wachet Auf)
Rutter: Shepherd’s pipe carol and Audience carols
Directed by Nicholas Houghton


Summer Concert of Sacred and Secular music
Ringmer Parish Church East Sussex
Saturday 9th July 2011
Concert in aid of St.Peters and St.James Hospice, Chailey
Directed by Nicholas Houghton


Brighton Festival Fringe 2011
Saturday 14th May 2011
‘Cry of the Earth’ by Tony Biggin
St.Bartholomew’s Church, Anne Street, BrightonCryOfTheEarth
Narrators: Baroness Floella Benjamin & Roger Alborough
Soprano: Lesley-Jane Rogers
Mezzo: Marcia Bellamy
Tenor: Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks and
Bass: John Hancorn
A joint concert with orchestra, East Sussex Academy Choir and choir of St.Pancras R.C. Primary School, Lewes.
Directed by Nicholas Houghton


Performance of Handel’s Messiah
Lewes Town HallGeorge Fredrick Handel
Saturday 4th December 2010
With the Corelli Ensemble and guest soloists
Soprano: Lucinda Houghton
Mezzo: Marcia Bellamy
Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly and
Bass: John Hancorn
Directed by Nicholas Houghton.


A Summer Concert
Priory School Chapel, Mountfield Road, Lewes
Monday 5th July 2010 at 7.30pm
Directed by Nicholas Houghton.


Church of Sainte-Catherine Honfleur, France
Concert of Sacred Music
Sunday 27th June 2010
John Rutter: I will sing with the Spirit, Gaelic blessing
Chilcott: Irish blessing
Farrant: Hide not thou face
Handel: Lord in thee I trust
Tallis: If ye love me
Byrd: Ave verum corpus
Durufle: Notre Pere
Goododall: The Lord is my shepherd
Directed by Nicholas Houghton.


Haydn: Nelson Mass
Handel: Coronation Anthems (My heart is inditing and Zadok the Priest) All Saints Church, Grange Road, Eastbourne

Saturday 6 March 2010
With the Corelli Ensemble (leader Maeve Cooper) and guest soloists
Soprano: Lucinda Houghton
Mezzo: Charlotte Shorthouse
Tenor: Peter Baker
Bass: Jozic Koc
Directed by Nicholas Houghton


Christmas Concert of popular Carols
St John sub Castro, Lewes

Saturday 12th December 2009
Conductor: Nicholas Houghton
Sopranos: Angela Fuller and Becky Burtenshaw
Piano: Susan Bain


Songs from Shows – a Summer Concert
Priory School Chapel, Lewes

Monday 13th July 2009 at 7.30 pm
Director: Juzi Koc
Pianist: Susan Bain


Carl Orf: Carmina Burana
St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church Eastbourne
Saturday 21 March 2009Monks-MiddleAges(copyrightfree)
Soprano: Nia Coleman
Baratone: Riccardo Simonetti
Pianos: Sarah Denman and Michael Leach
With the South Downs Percussion Ensemble (directed by Grant Allardyce)
Directed by Jozik Koc


Proms in the Paddock with the Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band
Commercial Square Bonfire Society
Saturday 12th July 2008
The Paddock in Lewes


Summer Concert
Madrigals, Fauré, Mozart, Haydn, Purcell
Priory School, Lewes

Monday 30th June 2008
Conductor: Jozik Koc
Soprano: Angela Fuller
Tenor: Chris Wilkes
Baritone: Jozik Koc
Pianist: Susan bain


Eglise St Michel Juziers France
Saturday 21 June 2008 Eglise St Michel Juziers France
Haydn: Missa Brevis (The Little Organ Mass)
Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine
Purcell: Nunc Dimittis, Thou knowest Lord and Rejoice in the Lord alway.
Henry VIII(arttrib): Pastime with good company
Anon: Pavane
Claudin de Sermisy: Tont que vivrai
Soprano: Angela Fuller
Tenor: Chris Wilkes
Baratone: Jozik Koc
Piano: Susan Bain
Directed by Jozik Koc.


Mozart: Requiem K.626
Haydn: Missa Brevis (The Little Organ Mass)
St John’s Sub Castro Lewes
Saturday 15 March 2008
With the East Sussex Community Choir Orchestra and guest soloists
Sopranos: Ann-Maria Miga and Clarissa Meek
Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly
Bass: Geoffrey Moses
Directed by Jozik Koc.


Summer Concerts
Handel – extracts from the Messiah and various madrigals
Pulborough Church, Pulborough and St John’s sub Casto, Lewes
June and July 2007
Conductor: Jozik Koc
Soprano: Angela Fuller
Tenor: Chris Wilkes
Baritone: Jozik Koc
Organ: Susan Bain


A Night at the Opera with the East Sussex Opera Orchestra
St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church, Eastbourne
Saturday 10th March 2007
Conductor: Jozik Koc
Soprano: Olivia Robinson
Tenor: Nicholas Ransley
Piano: Susan Bain
Including : Carmen, La Traviata, Alcina, Eugene Onegin and more


Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, France
Concert of Sacred Music
16th June 2006
Conductor: Jozik Koc
Piano: Susan Bain
Including :
Bruckner: Locus Iste and Virga Jesse
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus and Sancta Maria, Mater Dei
W. Byrd: Beata Virgo and Ave Verum Corpus
M. Duruflé: Notre Pere


Franz Joseph Haydn: ‘The Seasons’
With Esterhazy Players – Leader Jennifer Moore
St Saviour’s and St Peter’s Church, Eastbourne

Saturday 18th March 2006
Director: Jozik Koc
Soprano: Olivia Robinson
Tenor: John Bowley
Baritone: Andrew Rupp
Pianist: Susan Bain


A Celebration of English Choral Music
The Church of St Dunstan in the West, London

Saturday 18th June 2005
Conductor and Baritone: Jozik Koc
Accompanist: Susan Bain


Gabriel Fauré: ‘Requiem’ and Spirituals
In aid of St Peter & St James Hospice
St Mary’s Church, Newick

Saturday 19th March 2005
Conductor: Jozik Koc
Accompanist: Susan Bain


Renaissance Motets and Carols
East Sussex Community Choir & Academy Brass Quintet
St Mary’s Church, Pulborough

27th November 2004
Conductors: Jozik Koc & Malcolm Warnes
Organ: Susan bain


Antonio Vivaldi: ‘Gloria’, carols and motets
Summer Concert
Chapel at Priory School, Lewes

Monday 5th July 2004
Conductor: Terence Steele
Sopranos: Angela Fuller and Sarah Hall
Accompanist: Susan Bain


F.J. Haydn extracts from ‘The Creation’ and Schubert, Elgar, Purcell, Rutter
Summer Concert
Chapel at Priory School, Lewes

Monday 30th June 2003
Conductor: Terence Steele
Sopranos: Angela Fuller and Sarah Hall
Accompanist: Susan Bain


Franz Schubert extracts from ‘Mass in G’ and Part one of F.J. Haydn’s Creation
as well as spirituals and summer carols
Chapel at Priory School, Lewes

Monday 1st July 2002
Conductor: Terence Steele
Soprano: Sarah Hall
Tenor: Chistopher Wilkes
Bass: Howard Burgess
Piano: Gerald Steers


Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; Handel’s Zadok the Priest
Chapel at Priory School, Lewes

Saturday 24th November 2001
Conductor: Terence Steele
Soprano: Sarah Hall
Tenor: Chistopher Wilkes
Bass: Howard Burgess
Piano: Gerald Steers


Nieuwe Groenmarkt Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands
Saturday 23rd June 2001
Conductor: Terence Steele
Piano: Gerald Steers


East Sussex Community Choirs Concert
Compere – Phillip Scott
Incl. F. Schubert: Gloria and Sanctus from Mass in G; Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine and Madrigals
Lewes Town Hall

Saturday 3rd March 2001
Conductor: Terence Steele
Soprano: Sarah Hall
Bass: Howard Burgess
Piano: Gerald Steers


Basilique Notre Dame de Saint Omer, France
Programme incl.: Pergolesi’s Magnificat; Vivaldi’s Gloria; Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus
Saturday 1st July 2000

and on Saturday 26th June at the Priory Chapel in Lewes
Conductor: Terence Steele
Piano: Gerald Steers


Combined Community Choirs Concert
Programme incl. extracts from Pergolesi’s Magnificat; The Lord’s Prayer by Stone; Bennett Williams Bouree for Bach; The Battle of Jerico, arr. Robertson
Lewes Town Hall

Sunday 5th March 2000
Conductor: Terence Steele
Piano: Gerald Steers

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