SSCS Past Concerts 1967 to present

2018

March

Vaughan Williams

Five Mystical Songs

 

 

Dvorak

Te Deum

 

 

Faure

Pavane (choral version)

 

 

Rutter

Magnificat

2017

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Beethoven

Mass in C

 

 

Mozart

Vesperae Solennes de confessore

 

 

Mozart

Regina Coeli

 

 

 

 

 

June

Gilbert and Sullivan

The Sorceror

 

 

 

 

 

March

Bach

Mass in B Minor

2016

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Handel

Ode on St Cecilia’s Day

 

 

Parry

Blest Pair of Sirens

 

 

Chilcott

Requiem

 

 

 

 

 

June

Rutter

Sprig of Thyme

 

 

Stanford

Songs of the Fleet

 

 

 

 

 

March

Haydn

The Seasons

2015

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Handel

Judas Maccabeus

 

 

 

 

 

June

Lloyd-Webber

Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat

 

 

 

 

 

April

Monteverdi

Beatus Vir

 

 

Scarlatti

Dixit Dominus

 

 

Vivaldi

Magnificat

 

 

Buxtehude

Magnificat

 

 

G Gabrieli

In Ecclesiis

 

 

Schutz

Alleluia! Lobet den Herrn

 

 

Rameau

Rondeau from Les Indes Galantes

 

 

Pachelbel

Canon*

2014

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Gounod

Messe Solennelle

 

 

Franck

Panis Angelicus

 

 

Faure

Requiem

 

 

 

 

 

June

German

Tom Jones

 

 

 

 

 

March

Bach

St John Passion

2013

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Haydn

Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse)

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Dona Nobis Pacem

 

 

Elgar

Elegy op 58*

 

 

 

 

 

June

Flanders/Horowitz

Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo

 

 

Rutter

The Reluctant Dragon

 

 

 

 

 

March

Salieri

Hofkapellmeister Mass

 

 

Schubert

Magnificat

 

 

Mozart

Coronation Mass

 

 

Stanley

Organ Concerto*

2012

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Jenkins

The Armed Man

 

 

Holst

Two Hymns

 

 

Ireland

Greater Love Hath No Man

 

 

Albinoni

Adagio in G minor*

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

Opera choruses

 

 

 

 

 

March

Dvorak

Stabat Mater

2011

December

 

Carols and Readings

 

 

 

 

 

November

Haydn

The Creation

 

 

 

 

 

April

Vivaldi

Gloria

 

 

Handel

Zadok the Priest

 

 

Barrell

Wings of the Morning

 

 

Mozart

Requiem

2010

December

Handel

The Messiah (pt I)

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Verdi

Requiem

2009

December

Charpentier

Messe de Minuit

 

 

Grieg

Ave Maris Stella

 

 

Haydn

Missa Brevis

 

 

Vivaldi

Magnificat

 

 

Pergolesi

Magnificat

 

 

 

 

 

April

Handel

O Praise the Lord with One Consent

 

 

Mozart

Vesperae Solennes de confessore

 

 

Haydn

Heilige Messe

2008

December

Buxtehude

The Little Newborn Jesus Child

 

 

Bach

Cantata 40

 

 

Bush

A Christmas Cantata

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Let All the World

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

Te Deum

 

 

Barrell

Wings of the Morning (first performance)

 

 

Hummel

Mass in B Flat

 

 

Handel

Organ Concerto 13*

2007

December

Lloyd Webber

Requiem

 

 

Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb

 

 

Rutter

Gloria

 

 

 

 

 

April

Finzi

God in Gone Up

 

 

Brahms

German Requiem

 

 

Bach

Double Violin Concerto*

2006

December

Tavener

Today the Virgin

 

 

Respighi

Lauda per la Nativita del Signore

 

 

 

 

 

April

Bach

Mass in B Minor

2005

December

Vivaldi

Gloria

 

 

Haydn

Nelson Mass

 

 

Lloyd-Jones

Babel (first performance)

 

 

 

 

 

April

Mendelssohn

Elijah

2004

December

Turner

In Time of Yule

 

 

Rutter

Gloria

 

 

 

Carols and Christmas music

 

 

 

 

 

April

Albinoni

Magnificat

 

 

Haydn

Little Organ Mass

 

 

Rutter

Requiem

 

 

Vivaldi

Double Violin Concerto*

2003

December

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

November

Handel

The Messiah

 

 

 

 

 

April

Puccini

Messa di Gloria

 

 

Elgar

The Music Makers

2002

December

Vaughan Williams

Fantasia of Christmas Carols

 

 

Tavener

God is With Us

 

 

Barrell

The Carol Singers

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

A. Gabrieli

Te Deum

 

 

G. Gabrieli

O Magnum Mysterium

 

 

Gorecki

Totus Tuus

 

 

Jongen

Mass

 

 

 

Instrumental pieces*

2001

December

Bach

Christmas Oratorio (complete)

 

 

 

 

 

December

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

The Creation

2000

December

Saint Saens

Oratorio de Noel

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Vivaldi

Gloria

 

 

Durufle

Requiem

1999

December

 

Concert of carols and readings

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

Missa Brevis

 

 

Rossini

Stabat Mater

1998

December

Britten

A Ceremony of Carols

 

 

Pergolesi

Magnificat

 

 

 

Carols and Christmas music

 

 

 

 

 

April

Handel

Zadok the Priest

 

 

Barrell

Hodie (first performance)

 

 

Rutter

Requiem

1997

December

Harris

The Ilminster Thorn (first performance)

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Faure

Requiem

 

 

Haydn

Nelson Mass

1996

December

Turner

The Hope of Years

 

 

Rutter

Gloria

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Lambert

The Rio Grande

 

 

Vaughan Williams

A Sea Symphony

 

 

Britten

Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes*

1995

December

Handel

The Messiah (part) 

 

 

Barrell

Fire from Heaven

 

 

 

Christmas music

 

 

 

 

 

June

Harris

Ego Aethelredus (premiere for Ilminster Millenium)

 

 

 

 

 

April

Kodaly

Missa Brevis

 

 

Mozart

Requiem

1994

December

Handel

Dixit Dominus

 

 

Olsson

Te Deum

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Mozart

Vesperae Solennes de Confessore

 

 

Smythe

Mass in D

1993

December

Charpentier

Messe de Minuit

 

 

Bush

A Christmas Cantata

 

 

Buxtehude

In Dulci Jubilo

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

 

 

 

 

 

July

Orff

Carmina Burana (as part of Parrett Music Festival)

 

 

 

 

 

March

Haydn

The Seasons

1992

December

Rutter

Gloria

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Faure

Cantique de Jean Racine

 

 

Haydn

Missa Brevis

 

 

Beethoven

Mass in C

1991

December

St Nicholas

Britten

 

 

Fire from Heaven (first performance)

Barrell

 

 

 

 

 

April

Barber

Agnus Dei

 

 

Bernstein

Chichester Psalms

 

 

Haydn

Harmonie Mass

1990

December

Handel

The Messiah (pt I)

 

 

Pascha

Christmas Mass

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Palestrina

Missa Brevis

 

 

Pergolesi

Magnificat

 

 

Mozart

Mass in C minor

1989

December

Bach

Christmas Oratorio (pts I-III & V-VI)

 

 

 

 

 

March

Dvorak

Stabat Mater

1988

December

Vivaldi

Gloria

 

 

Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb

 

 

Haydn

Nelson Mass

 

 

 

 

 

March

Bach

St John Passion

 

 

 

 

 

February

Rossini

Petite Messe Solemnelle (as part of the Great Elm Festival)

1987

December

Rossini

Petite Messe Solemnelle

 

 

 

 

 

April

Randall Thompson

The Peaceable Kingdom

 

 

Carissimi

Jephte

 

 

Dvorak

Mass in D

1986

December

Handel

The Messiah

 

 

 

 

 

March

Faure

Requiem

 

 

Brahms

Nanie

 

 

Beethoven

Christ on the Mount of Olives

1985

December

Bach

Mass in B minor

 

 

 

 

 

April

Bruckner

Motets

 

 

Bach

Christ Lay in Death’s Dark Prison

 

 

Mozart

Vesperae Solennes de Confessore

1984

December

Bach

Come Redeemer of our Race

 

 

Scarlatti

Dixit Dominus

 

 

Cashmore

This Child Behold

 

 

Corelli

Concerto Grosso*

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

The Creation

1983

December

Schubert

Mass in G

 

 

Schutz

The Christmas Story

 

 

Martin

Canticle of the Sun (World Premiere)

 

 

 

 

 

April

Purcell

Oh Praise the Lord with One Consent 

 

 

Rossini

Stabat Mater

1982

December

Purcell

O Sing Unto the Lord

 

 

Wesley

The Wilderness

 

 

Elgar

Great is the God

 

 

Parry

Songs of Farewell

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Five Mystical Songs

 

 

 

 

 

April

Bruckner

Mass in F minor

1981

December

Charpentier

Messe de Minuit

 

 

Bach

Sleepers Wake

 

 

Vaughan Williams

The First Nowell

 

 

 

 

 

April

Handel

Utrecht Jubilate

 

 

Mozart

Requiem

1980

December

Monteverdi

Christmas Vespers

 

 

Monteverdi

Magnificat

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Mendelssohn

St Paul

1979

December

Schubert

Mass in B flat

 

 

Dvorak

Te Deum

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Handel

Judas Maccabeus

1978

December

Ireland

These Things Shall Be

 

 

Holst

The Hymn of Jesus

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Brahms

German Requiem

 

 

 

 

 

March

Stainer

The Crucifixion

1977

December

Purcell

Ode on St Cecilia’s Day

 

 

Bach

Christmas Oratorio (pts I to III)

 

 

 

 

 

April

Mendelssohn

Elijah

1976

December

Faure

Requiem

 

 

 

Carols

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

The Seasons

1975

December

Mendelssohn

Come Let Us Sing

 

 

Vivaldi

Gloria

 

 

Handel

Dixit Dominus

 

 

 

 

 

April

Britten

St Nicholas

 

 

Palestrina

Missa Aeterna Christi Munera

 

 

Byrd

Mass for Four Voices

1974

December

Handel

The Messiah

 

 

 

 

 

April

Handel

Samson

1973

December

 

Songs by Brahms, Britten, Elgar and Stanford

 

 

 

 

 

April

Bach

St John Passion

1972

December

Haydn

Nelson Mass

 

 

Purcell

O Sing Unto the Lord

 

 

Purcell

Te Deum

 

 

 

 

 

April

Dvorak

Stabat Mater

 

 

Handel

O Praise the Lord with One Consent 

 

 

 

 

 

January

Handel

Acis & Galatea

 

 

Schubert

Song of Miriam

 

 

Stanford

Songs of the Sea

 

 

Vaughan Williams

Five English Folk Songs

1971

December

 

Christmas Music

 

 

 

 

 

April

Haydn

The Creation

1970

December

Bach

A Stronghold Sure

 

 

Mozart

Ave Verum & Allelujah

 

 

Mozart

Coronation Mass

 

 

 

 

 

April

Smetana

The Bartered Bride

 

 

 

 

 

January

Mendelssohn

Elijah

1969

December

Handel

Messiah (parts)

 

 

 

Christmas music

 

 

 

 

 

April

Vaughan Williams

The Hundredth Psalm

 

 

Elgar

The Music Makers

 

 

Bach

Sleepers Wake

 

 

Kodaly

Missa Brevis

1968

December

Handel

The Messiah

 

 

 

 

 

April

Dyson

Three Songs of Praise

 

 

Brahms

German Requiem

1967

December

Parry

Blest Pair of Sirens

 

 

Bach

Christmas Oratorio (Pts I - III)

SSCS Conductors

 

November 2011 - present: Tim Donaldson

 

December 1989 - April 2011: Richard Barrell

 

December 1988 - March 1989: Russell Burton

 

December 1979 - March 1988: John Simmons

 

December 1967 - April 1979: Peter Dimond


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