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PAST CONCERTS

Updated: Feb 25

 

Saturday 16 December 2023 at 6pm

Lewes Town Hall

A Christmas Cracker in aid of Dementia UK

Vivaldi: Gloria

Soloists: Shona Knight, Sara Gourlay, and Corinne Hull

Lewes Young Voices

Dame Felicity Lott – Songs by Head, Howells, Berners and Britten

Carols for choir and audience









 

Friday 23 June to Sunday 25 June 2023

Choir trip to Leamington Spa and Coventry Cathedral

Saturday 24 June at 12 midday: Lunchtime concert

Holy Trinity Church, Leamington Spa

Haydn: Missa Sancti Nicolai, and pieces by Pitoni, Campion, King Henry VIII, Morley, Lauridsen and Mathias

Sunday 25 June at 10.30am: Morning service at Coventry Cathedral 

During communion: Agnus dei from Haydn: Missa Sancti NicolaiFarrant: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

 

Saturday 17 December 2022 at 6pm

Lewes Town Hall

A Christmas Cracker in aid of Dementia UK

with special guest stars:

Sir John Tomlinson (Bass)

Marcus Plant (Trumpet)

Andrew Davies (Baritone)













 

Monday 27 June 2022

St John sub Castro, Lewes

This end of season gathering presented an hour of music by the choir, followed by a party to which all choir, friends and audience were welcome.


 

Saturday 26 March 2022 at 7.30pm

Lewes Town Hall

Dvorak Mass in D Faure: Requiem

Shona Knight (soprano)

Christopher Parke (Baritone)

Andrew Wilson (organ)














 

Saturday 18 December 2021 at 7.30pm

Lewes Town Hall

A Christmas Cracker in aid of Dementia UK

With guest stars: Sir John Tomlinson (Bass) and James Wilby (Actor)













 

Saturday 21 December 2019 at 7.30pm

Lewes Town Hall

A Christmas Cracker in aid of Dementia UK with Wallands School Choir.














 

Saturday 29 June 2019

Lewes Town Hall

Carl Orff: CARMINA BURANA

Conducted by Nicholas Houghton

Joint concert with the South Downs Youth Orchestra (Conductor: Malcolm Warnes) and Brighton Orpheus Choir with Wallands School Choir (directed by Briony Lambert) and Orpheus Young Singers (directed by Shona Knight)

Carl Orff Carmina Burana Soloists:

Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly

Baritone: Philip Tebb





 

Saturday 1 June 2019

St Pauls Church, Chichester

Schubert Mass in G and other works

Conducted by Nicholas Houghton

Organ: Andrew Wilson

Soprano soloist: Angela Wilkes

Tenor soloist: Peter Hanson

Baritone soloist: Chris Wilkes

Saturday 16 March 2019

Priory School Chapel, Lewes

Schubert: Mass in G plus other works



 

Saturday 15th December 2018

Lewes Town Hall

CHARITY CONCERT in aid of DEMENTIA UK

With Guest Stars Sir John Tomlinson (Bass)and Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet)

Festive music and carols including extracts from Handels Messiah and Cecilia McDowalls Christus natus est.









 

Summer Concert 2018

St John sub Castro

'Summer is icumen in'

Favourites from our repertoire

From Handel to Karl Jenkins, from Mozart to Henry VIII, plus Italian arias and popular songs from our guest Tenor soloist Francesco Purpura

 

Friday 29th June to Sunday 1 July 2018

Summer tour


Trip to Flanders with concerts in St Roches Church in Blankenberge, and Bruges Cathedral.

 

May Concert 2018

Lewes Town Hall


Mendelssohn: Hebrides OvertureHear my PrayerSymphony No.2 Op.52 Hymn of Praise (Lobgesang)Corelli Orchestra (leader: Maeve Jenkinson)

Soprano: Dame Felicity Lott

Soprano 2: Shona Knight

Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly

Directed by Nick Houghton









 

Saturday 16th December at 7.30pm

Lewes Town Hall Christmas Cracker 2017

Programme: Bob Chilcott: On Christmas Night, plus Christmas Carols for choir and audience.

Directed by Nick Houghton

Soloist: Angela Wilkes with Organist: Andrew Wilson









 

Saturday 1st July

Lewes Town Hall

Summer Concert 2017


Programme: John Rutter Requiem, Handel O praise the Lord and Mozart Exsultate Jubilate

Catrin Woodruff - Soprano

David Chapman - Tenor

Andrew Robinson - Bass

Corelli Ensemble led by Maeve Jenkinson

Directed by Nick Houghton






 

Saturday 20th May

St Nicholas Church


Arundel Concert 2017

Programme: extracts from the Rutter Requiem, organ solos by Handel and Rheinberger, and a number of short choral works.

Directed by Nick Houghton











 

Christmas Cracker 2016

Saturday 17th December

Lewes Town Hall

Programme: the Kyrie and Gloria of Puccinis 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



 

Saturday 2nd July

Lewes Town Hall


Summer Concert 2016

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




 

Saturday 25th June

Concert in France 2016


Programme: Fauré Requiem and Haydn Little Organ Mass

Directed by Nick Houghton

Accompanied by Susan Bain on Organ

 

Saturday 12th March 2016

Eastbourne All Saints' Church


Spring Concert 2016

Programme: Fauré Requiem, Haydn Little Organ Mass and various solo performances

Directed by Nick Houghton

Soloists:

Soprano: Angela Wilkes

Soprano: Olivia Piper

Baritone: Gregers Brinch

Accompanied by Andrew Wilson on Organ








 

Saturday 19th December 2015

Lewes Town Hall


Christmas Cracker 2015

Programme: Vivaldi Magnificat, Buxtuhudes In dulci jubilo and a variety of Christmas Carols

Directed by: Nick Houghton

Soloists: Angela Wilkes and Ruby OConnell-Rogers

Accompanied by the Corelli Ensemble, who played a Christmas Concerto and Winter from Vivaldi's four seasons, and Susan Bain on piano


 

Saturday 27th June 2015

Lewes Town Hall


A Night at the Opera


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






 

Saturday 30th May 2015

St Marys Church in Rye

Joseph Haydns Missa Sancti Nicolai


Directed by Nick Houghton

Organ: Susan Bain

Soprano: Angela Wilkes

Mezzo: Briony Lambert

Tenor: John Baker

Bass: Gregers Brinch



 

Saturday 20th December 2014

Lewes Town Hall


Christmas Concert

J.S.Bachs Christmas Oratorio Parts 1, 2 3 and a selection of Carols

Directed by Nick Houghton

Concert of Sacred Secular Music

Le Château de Blois, France

Saturday 28th June 2014

Directed by Nick Houghton








 

Saturday 28th June 2014

Le Château de Blois, France


Concert of Sacred & Secular Music

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.


 

Sunday 25th May 2014

St Anne’s Church, Lewes


BATTLES FOR PEACE FREEDOM in words and music

Celebrating the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes


With ESCC and The Lewes Singers

Directed by Nick Houghton.

 

Saturday 22 March 2014

Lewes Town Hall


Karl Jenkins - The Armed Man (a Mass for Peace)


With orchestra and chorus

Directed by Nick Houghton

Mezzo Soprano: Briony Lambert

Tenor: Tim Wilcox

Piano; Susan Bain



 

Saturday 14 December 2013

Lewes Town Hall

A Christmas Cracker


A programme of Christmas Carols and Vivaldis Gloria

With the East Sussex Community Choir and East Sussex Academy of Music

Directed by Nick Houghton


 

ESCC 25th Anniversary Concert

Lewes Town Hall

Saturday 29 June 2013

Haydns 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, 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, Lewes

Monday 2 July 2012

Directed by Nicholas Houghton



 

L’église Saint-Remy Dieppe, France

Concert of Sacred Music

Saturday 30 June 2012

Haydn: Insane et vanae curae

Mozart: Ave verum corpus

Mozart: Agnus dei (Requiem)

Rachmaniinov: Bogoroditse Dievo

Durufle: Notre Pere

Elgar: Ave 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



 

Mozarts Requiem

Dvorak: Serenade for Strings

Mozart: Ave Verum

St John sub Castro Church, Lewes

Saturday 12th March 2012 at 7.30pm

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: Shepherds pipe carol and Audience carols

Directed by Nicholas Houghton



 

Summer Concert of Sacred and Secular music

Ringmer Parish Church

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.Bartholomews Church, Brighton

Narrators: Baroness Floella Benjamin and Roger Alborough

Soprano: Lesley-Jane Rogers

Mezzo: Marcia Bellamy

Tenor: Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks

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 Handels Messiah

Lewes Town Hall

Saturday 4th December 2010

With the Corelli Ensemble and guest soloists

Soprano: Lucinda Houghton

Mezzo: Marcia Bellamy

Tenor: Paul Austin Kelly

Bass: John Hancorn

Directed by Nicholas Houghton



 

A Summer Concert

Priory School Chapel, 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

Goodall: 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, 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 Saviours and St Peters Church Eastbourne

Saturday 21 March 2009

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

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 Johns 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 Johns 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 Saviours and St Peters 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 Saviours and St Peters 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 Marys Church, Newick

Saturday 19th March 2005

Conductor: Jozik Koc

Accompanist: Susan Bain


 

Renaissance Motets and Carols

East Sussex Community Choir and Academy Brass Quintet

St Marys 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. Haydns 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



 

Faurés Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; Handels Zadok the Priest

Chapel at Priory School, Lewes

Saturday 24th November 2001

Conductor: Terence Steele

Soprano: Sarah Hall

Tenor: Christopher 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.: Pergolesis Magnificat; Vivaldis Gloria; Mozarts 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 Pergolesis Magnificat; The Lords Prayer by Stone; Bennett Williams Bouree for Bach; The Battle of Jerico, arr. RobertsonLewes Town Hall

Sunday 5th March 2000

Conductor: Terence Steele

Piano: Gerald Steers


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