Heathfield Choral Society

Registered Charity No. 295293

Musical Director: Sebastian Charlesworth

Affiliated with Making Music

Member of EADCA

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Early Performances

 

1945    Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise

1946    Mendelssohn: Elijah

1948    Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha

1949    Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands

1950    Handel: Messiah

1951    Mendelssohn: St Paul

1952    Bizet: Carmen

1953    Handel: Acis and Galatea

1954    Haydn: The Creation

1955    Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer

1955    Stamford: The Revenge

1956    Brahms: Liebesliederwalzer

1957    Purcell: Welcome to all the Pleasures

1958    Bach: St Luke Passion

1959    Handel: Acis and Galatea

1960    Handel: Messiah

1961    Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region

1962    Purcell: King Arthur

1963    Haydn: The Seasons

1964   Mozart: Requiem

1965    Bach: The Peasant Cantata 

Even older concerts..

Below is a list of concerts that were performed between 1945 and 1993, where information is available. If you have any information that can help us fill in the gaps, please do let us know by emailing chairman@heathfieldchoral.org.uk

November 2007

Pergolesi's Magnificat, Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine and Haydn's Little Organ Mass. For programme click here.

October 2007 Eastbourne Victorian Festival

All Saints' Church, Eastbourne

A mixed selection of songs. For programme click here.

May 2007

Puccini's Missa di Gloria and a variety of songs by Elgar. For programme click here.

December 2006

St Richard's Church, Heathfield

A selection of Christmas music with soloists drawn from the choir. For programme click here.

October 2006

Yeomen of the Guard, and songs from other shows. For programme click here.

May 2006

Jenkins' The Armed Man and Rutter's Requiem. For programme click here.

December 2005

A selection of Christmas music, based around the Shepherds' Story. For programme click here.

May 2005 - 60th Anniversary

Brahms' Requiem, with Zadok the Priest and Vaughan Williams' Five Variants. For programme click here.

October 2004

Trial by Jury, and other Songs from the Shows. For programme click here.

May 2004

Mozart's Coronation Mass, along with music by Haydn, Schubert and Handel. For programme click here.

December 2003

Christmas Around the World - a selection of seasonal music from a range of countries. For programme click here.

May 2003

Haydn's Little Organ Mass with other woks by Handel, Grieg and Vaughan Williams. For programme click here.

February 2003 East Sussex Music Festival

HCS combined with a number of other choirs to perform a variety of music. For programme click here.

December 2002

A family Christmas concert with a range of seasonal favourites. For programme click here.

October 2002

Rutter's The Sprig of Thyme was performed with the choir from Maynards Green Primary School along with a number of other works. For programme click here.

April 2002

Music by Purcell, Rachmaninov, Lauridsen, Warlock and Faure. For programme click here.

October 2001

Motets, Madrigals and More - a Community Concert with The Minor Chords. For programme click here.

May 2001

Mozart's Requiem, along with his Ave Verum, Vaughan Williams' Benedicite and Finzi's Eclogue. For programme click here.

December 2000

Handels Messiah - for the millennium! For programme click here.

June 2000

St Philip's Church, Burwash Weald

Vivaldi's Gloria and other works. For programme click here.

April 2000

A joint concert with Heathfield Silver Band, including a commissioned work by Stuart Johnson, Praise and Revelation. For programme click here.

May 1999

Spring concert - Haydn's Little Nelson Mass and other works. For programme click here.

December 1998

A family Christmas Concert with The Minor Chords. For programme here.

March 1998

John Rutter's Requiem and other works. For programme click here.

December 1997

The Glory of Christmas - music from Handel's Messiah, Vaughan Williams and other works. For programme click here.

May 1997

Schubert's Mass in G and Marche Militaire. For programme click here.

March 1996

Bach's St John Passion - with Primavera Chamber Orchestra. For programme click here.

November 1995

Golden Jubilee Concert - Rossini's Petite Messe Solonnelle and Purcell's Ode to St Cecilia. For programme click here.

December 1994

Handel's Messiah, with the Primavera Orchestra. For programme click here.

May 1994

Mozart in May - Mozart's Coronation Mass and other works. For programme click here.

December 1993

A mixed programme with music by Bach, Pachelbel, Parry, Walton and Vaughan Williams. For programme click here.

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