Repertoire

Concert Works

oratorical works performed in concert to date

J.S. Bach Magnificat
St. John Passion (pilate/arias)
Cantata : Schwingt freudig euch empor (BWV 36)
Cantata : Ich will den Kreuzstab Gerne Tragen (BWV 56)
Cantata : Num kimm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 61)
Cantata : Ich habe genug (BWV 82)
Cantata : Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (BWV 147)
Maurice DurufleRequiem
George Dyson The Canterbury Pilgrims
Quo Vadis
Edward ElgarThe Apostles (Judas)
Gabriel FaureRequiem
Ivor GurneyFour orchestrated songs
G.F. HandelMessiah
W.A. MozartRequiem
Carl OrffCarmina Burana (both baritone and tenor soli)
Hubert ParryHear my words, ye people
Franz SchubertMasses in G and F
John StainerCrucifixion
Charles StanfordSongs of the Fleet
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsA Sea Symphony
Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Five Mystical Songs (orchestral and chamber versions)
Songs of Travel (orchestral version)
Charles WoodSt. Mark Passion (Jesus)


Concert Repertoire in preparation

works studied, or in the process of being so, and not yet performed in concert

J.S. BachSt. Matthew Passion
Michael HaydnMissa Hieronymous
Charles StanfordStabat Mater


Recital Repertoire

Songs by Richard Rodney Bennett, Benjamin Britten, George Butterworth, Gerald Finzi, Flanders & Swann, Edvard Grieg, Ivor Gurney, Herbert Howells, John Ireland, Ivor Novello, Hubert Parry, Graham Peel, John Pickard, Edmund Rubbra, Camille Saint-Säens, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Jean Sibelius, Arthur Somervell, Peter Warlock, Ralph Vaughan Williams. Duets and ensemble pieces by Liza Lehmann and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Cycles and sets:
Benjamin BrittenSongs and Proverbs of William Blake
George ButterworthSix Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Gerald FinziLet us Garlands Bring
To a Poet
Herbert HowellsPeacock Pie (set I; 1919)
John Ireland Three Poems of Thomas Hardy
Kenneth LeightonFive Shakespeare Songs
Edmund RubbraTwo Sonnets of William Alabaster
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFive Mystical Songs
Songs of Travel
Four Last Songs
Three Poems of Walt Whitman

Themed Programmes:
- ‘An evening of Flanders & Swann’
- ‘The Articled Pupils of Herbert Brewer: Songs by Ivor Gurney, Herbert Howells and Ivor Novello’
- Peter Warlock Drinking Songs
- Song in a Strange Land (with organ, violin and cello, including Howells's extraordinary By the Waters of Babylon)


Recital Repertoire in preparation

Cycles and sets:
Gerald FinziEarth and Air and Rain
Before and After Summer
Kenneth LeightonSix Songs of Spring
Franz SchubertDie Schöne Müllerin
Arthur Somervell A Shropshire Lad
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