Choral Repertoire

The Chester Music Society Choir has sung many major choral works since its foundation in 1946. They are listed below by year of performance.

 

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Choral WorkComposerYear

Messiah

Handel2016

Lux Aeterna

Lauridsen2016

Insanae Et Vanae Curae

Haydn2016

Magnificat

Pergolesi2016

Spatzenmesse

Mozart2016

Belshazzar's Feast

Walton2016

The Music Makers

Elgar2016

Noah's Fire

Cooke2015

St Nicolas

Britten2015

Israel in Egypt

Handel2015

Crucifixion

Kelly2015

Mass in D

Dvorak2015

War Requiem

Britten2014

Symphony No. 9

Beethoven2014

Mass in B Minor

Bach2014

Opera Arias and Choruses

Various2013

Mass in C Minor

Mozart2013

Nelson Mass

Haydn2013

Requiem

Chilcott2013

Songs of Farewell

Parry2013

Jerusalem

Parry2013

Blest Pair of Sirens

Parry2013

The Kingdom

Elgar2012

Requiem

Durufle2012

Three Motets

Durufle2012

Chichester Psalms

Bernstein2012

Rejoice in the Lamb

Britten2012

Messiah

Handel2011

Symphony No. 2 : The Resurrection

Mahler2011

Mass of the Children

Rutter2011

Gloria

Poulenc2011

Requiem

Faure2011

Beatitudes

Part2011

Crucifixus

Lotti2011

Christmas Cantata

Bush2010

Requiem

Verdi2010

I was glad: Psalm 122

Parry2010

Hear my prayer: Psalm 55

Mendelssohn2010

Domine ne in furore: Psalm 6

Plainsong2010

Exsultate Deo: Psalm 81

Palestrina2010

Sicut cervus: Psalm 42

Palestrina2010

Lord who hast made us thy own: Psalm 148

Holst2010

To my humble supplication: Psalm 86

Holst2010

Jubilate Deo: Psalm 100

Gabrieli2010

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills: Psalm 121

Walford Davies2010

The Lord is my shepherd: Psalm 23

Schubert2010

Out of the deep: Psalm 130

Rutter2010

Judge me O God: Psalm 43

Mendelssohn2010

How lovely are thy dwellings: Psalm 84

Brahms2010

Stabat Mater

Dvorak2010

Requiem

Mozart2009

Solemn Vespers

Mozart2009

Magnificat in D

Bach2009

Gloria

Handel2009

Coronation Anthems

Handel2009

Petite Messe Solennelle

Rossini2009

A Sea Symphony

Vaughan Williams2008

For St Cecilia

Finzi2008

I Was Glad

Parry2008

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Bairstow2008

O Be Joyful

Britten2008

Missa Sancti Nicolai

Haydn2008

O Clap Your Hands

Vaughan Williams2008

Greater Love Hath No Man

Ireland2008

Faire Is The Heaven

Harris2008

Turn Back O Man

Holst2008

We Wait For Thy Loving Kindness

McKie2008

Blest Pair of Sirens

Parry2008

St John Passion

Bach2008

Elijah

Mendelssohn2007

The Armed Man

Jenkins2007

Mirror of Perfection

Blackford2007

The Crucifixion

Stainer2007

Rejoice in the Lamb

Britten2007

Lo the Full Final Sacrifice

Finzi2007

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar2006

Zadok the Priest

Handel2006

Psalm 100

Schutz2006

Cantique de Jean Racine

Faure2006

Panis Angelicus

Franck2006

The Cherubic Hymn

Glinka2006

Beatus Vir

Monteverdi2006

Missa Sancti Joannis de Deo

Haydn2006

O Jesu Christ Meins Lebens Licht

Bach2006

Ave Maria

Bruckner2006

Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart2006

Give Unto The Lord (Psalm 29)

Elgar2006

German Requiem

Brahms2006

Stabat Mater

Szymanowski2006

Gloria

Rutter2005

Messiah

Handel2005

Belshazzar's Feast

Walton2005

Toward The Unknown Region

Vaughan Williams2005

Serenade to Music

Vaughan Williams2005

Glagolitic Mass

Janecek2004

Polovtsian Dances

Borodin2004

Three Russian Songs

Rachmaninov2004

Dixit Dominus

Handel2004

Mass in G

Schubert2004

Requiem

Verdi2004

St Nicolas

Britten2003

Gloria

Vivaldi2003

Requiem

Faure2003

Magnificat

Rutter2003

St Matthew Passion

Bach2003

Missa Solemnis

Beethoven2002

Mass in B Minor

Bach2002

Dona Nobis Pacem

Vaughan Williams2001

Spirit of England

Elgar2001

A Child Of Our Time

Tippett2001

Te Deum

Bruckner2001

The Creation

Haydn2000

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar2000

Messa di Gloria

Puccini2000

Intimations of Immortality

Finzi2000

Five Mystical Songs

Vaughan Williams2000

Messiah

Handel2000

The Kingdom

Elgar1999

War Requiem

Britten1999

Messiah

Handel1998

Requiem

Rutter1998

Requiem

Mozart1998

Requiem

Durufle1997

Gloria

Poulenc1997

Carmina Burana

Orff1997

The Music Makers

Elgar1997

Elijah

Mendelssohn1996

Achieved is the Glorious Work

Haydn1996

Singing By Numbers

Chilcott1996

Cantique de Jean Racine

Faure1996

Zadok the Priest

Handel1996

A Sea Symphony

Vaughan Williams1996

Requiem Da Camera

Finzi1996

Belshazzar's Feast

Walton1995

Finlandia - Choral Version

Sibelius1995

Benedicite

Carter1995

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar1995

Te Deum in C

Haydn1994

Mass in C Minor

Mozart1994

Requiem

Verdi1994

A Sea Symphony

Vaughan Williams1994

Songs of the Fleet

Stanford1994

Rule Britannia

arr. M Sargeant1994

Magnificat

Bach1993

Gloria

Vivaldi1993

Grande Messe des Morts

Berlioz1993

Messiah

Handel1992

Chichester Psalms

Bernstein1992

Benedictus

Blake1992

The Creation

Haydn1991

For St Cecilia

Finzi1991

Dona Nobis Pacem

Vaughan Williams1991

Five Mystical Songs

Vaughan Williams1991

Gloria

Poulenc1990

St Cecilia Mass

Gounod1990

Cantique de Jean Racine

Faure1990

The Music Makers

Elgar1990

Te Deum

Bruckner1990

Zadok the Priest

Handel1990

Missa Solemnis

Beethoven1989

Cantata Profana

Bartok1989

Carmina Burana

Orff1989

Requiem

Mozart1988

Nelson Mass

Haydn1988

Elijah

Mendelssohn1988

Stabat Mater

Dvorak1987

Messa di Gloria

Puccini1987

German Requiem

Brahms1987

Messiah

Handel1986

Mass in B Minor

Bach1986

Requiem

Verdi1985

St John Passion

Bach1985

Dona Nobis Pacem

Vaughan Williams1984

Requiem

Faure1984

The Seasons

Haydn1984

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar1983

The Hymn of Jesus

Holst1983

Four Sacred Pieces

Verdi1983

Christmas Oratorio

Bach1982

The Kingdom

Elgar1982

Messiah

Handel1981

St Matthew Passion

Bach1981

Mass in C

Beethoven1980

Stabat Mater

Rossini1980

Requiem

Verdi1980

Belshazzar's Feast

Walton1979

Symphony No. 9

Beethoven1979

Requiem

Mozart1979

Gloria

Poulenc1979

Elijah

Mendelssohn1978

Theresa Mass

Haydn1978

German Requiem

Brahms1978

Messiah

Handel1977

Symphony No. 8

Mahler1977

Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft

Bach1977

Coronation Anthems

Handel1977

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar1976

Unaccompanied Motets

1976

St Matthew Passion

Bach1976

Mass in C (Coronation)

Mozart1975

A Child of Our Time

Tippet1975

Requiem

Verdi1975

Nelson Mass

Haydn1974

Gloria

Vivaldi1974

St John Passion

Bach1974

Star of Bethlehem

Rheinberger1973

Gloria

Poulenc1973

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar1973

Messiah

Handel1972

Mass in B Minor

Bach1972

The Creation

Haydn1971

The Kingdom

Elgar1971

Elijah

Mendelssohn1970

German Requiem

Brahms1970

Messiah

Handel1969

St Matthew Passion

Bach1969

Dream of Gerontius

Elgar1968

Requiem

Verdi1968

Stabat Mater

Rossini1967

Mass in C (Coronation)

Mozart1967

Christmas Oratorio

Bach1966

Parts of Messiah and The Creation

Handel and Haydn1966

Messiah

Handel1966

The Creation

Haydn1965

St John Passion

Bach1965

Insanae et Vanae Curae

Haydn1964

Requiem

Mozart1964

Elijah

Mendelssohn1964

German Requiem

Brahms1963

St Matthew Passion

Bach1962

Blessed Jesu Fount of Mercy (from Stabat Mater)

Dvorak1961

Requiem

Faure1961

Toward The Unknown Region

Vaughan Williams1960

Mass in B Minor

Bach1960

Messiah

Handel1959

St Matthew Passion

Bach1959

Messiah

Handel1958

Airs from The Beggar's Opera

arr. Jacobson1958

St John Passion

Bach1958

The Creation

Haydn1957

Mass in B Minor

Bach1957

Messiah

Handel1956

St Matthew Passion

Bach1956

St John Passion

Bach1955

Messiah

Handel1954

German Requiem

Brahms1954

Five Mystical Songs Madrigals and Part Songs

Vaughan Williams1954

St Matthew Passion

Bach1953

Elijah

Mendelssohn1952

Before The Paling of The Stars

Dale1951

Rant (founded on Cheshire Souling Song)

Pitfield1951

Music When Soft Voices Die

Wood1951

Hodie Christus Natus Est

Sweelinck1951

St Matthew Passion

Bach1951

Song for A Festival

Dyson1951

Turn Back O Man

Holst1951

Blest Pair of Sirens

Parry1951

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Vaughan Williams1950

Jesu Priceless Treasure

Bach1950

From the Bavarian Highlands

Elgar1948

Songs of Springtime

E. J. Moeran1949

Hiawatha's Wedding Feast

Coleridge-Taylor1947

Toward The Unknown Region

Vaughan Williams1947

The Music Makers

Elgar1946

Songs of the Fleet

Stanford1946