Performance Archive

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Malcolm Sargent_63 Malcom Sargent Carol Concert
Carol arrangements by Sir Malcolm Sargent (Freeman of Stamford, 1948) in the church where he sang in the choir and played the organ.

The_Battle_of_the_Nile - Arnald_63 Nelson Mass
Paul Mealor's Stabat Mater and Jenkins' Armed Man Mass at the Town Hall


Lady of Sorrows from a triptych by the Master of the Stauffenberg Altarpiece, Alsace c. 1455_63 Stabat Mater
Paul Mealor's Stabat Mater and Jenkins' Armed Man Mass at the Town Hall

boys come along WW1 poster_63 War!
A concert to mark the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War One

BV darkest hour 63 The Darkest Hour
Harold Moore's masterpiece of Edwardiana given a rare outing

Great George_63 Walmisley Bicentenary Evensong
Evensong of music by Thomas Attwood Walmisley (b.21st January 1814)



Great George_63 Happy Birthday Benjamin Britten!
A Concert of Britten’s Songs and Choral Music

Great George_63 Great George
A concert of Coronation Anthems for the Stamford Georgian Festival

BV Peace poster_63 Concert for Peace
A concert to mark the 300th Anniversary of the Peace of Utrecht

BV candles_63Candlemas Evensong
Evensong at Peterborough Cathedral


Evergreen Care Trust poster thumbnailThe Best of British!
A charity concert in aid of the Evergreen Care Trust

Daniel in Babylon poster thumbnailDaniel in Babylon
Francis Jackson’s monodrama, written in 1962 for the opening of Coventry Cathedral

Bohemia leaflet thumbnailFrom Bohemia’s Woods and Fields
Music from Bohemia


2011 Night Concert poster thumbnailA Little Night Music
Nocturnes, Abendlieder, and other music for sleeping & dreaming

2010 Royal Wedding leaflet thumbnailCome-and-Sing Royal Wedding Music
A concert to celebrate the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton; programme included Handel’s rarely performed Wedding Anthem (Sing unto God, Ye Kingdoms, HWV 263)


2010 Brahms in Bourne thumbnailBrahms Requiem and other works
A joint concert with St Peter’s Singers at Bourne Abbey

2010 Brahms Come and Sing leaflet thumbnailCome-and-Sing Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem
A Come-and-Sing workshop and performance at St Martin’s in Stamford in the Piano Duet arrangement by Brahms

S S Wesley 200th Anniversary Concert thumbnail S S Wesley 200th Anniversary
A concert of choral and organ music by Samuel Sebastian Wesley, in honour of the 200th anniversary of his birth on 14th August.

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Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain
Vespers for the 550th anniversary of the death of Richard Plantagenet, Duke Of York.

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A Celebration of St George’s Day
including a rare performance of Elgar’s The Banner of St George


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Christmas music from Messiah (part one)
With other works by Handel - one of the Italian duets and the third harpsichord suite,
and a “Come-and_Sing” Hallelujah Chorus.

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Palm Sunday Words and Music
A programme of readings a capella choral music at St Mary’s Church, Stamford, devised by Canon Donald Gray

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English and Italian Madrigals at Burghley House
A programme including English and Italian madrigals - part of a larger concert for Nadfas.


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Durufle Requiem and Allegri Miserere
A concert for Music at St Martin’s in Stamford, for Remembrance Day, together with other works by Alan Gray and Charles Villiers Stanford.

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Duruflé Requiem
A liturgical performance in All Saints Church in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, for All Souls Day.

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The Glories of Elizabethan Choral Musicke
A concert of unaccompanied Elizabethan choral music, sacred and secular, in the Great Hall of Burghley House

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Opening Concert
The inaugural concert in February 2008 was a wide-ranging programme of unaccompanied choral music, ranging from Thomas Whythorne (1528-1595) to Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), plus Bach (in German) and Saint-Saens (in French).