Category: Forthcoming Concerts

Messiah

Since 2007, Gloriana Chamber Choir and the Choir of St Peter’s Eastern Hill have combined to present special performances of Handel’s Messiah. These are wonderful occasions where a superb choir, distinguished soloists and a fully Baroque chamber orchestra allow us…

100 years of Britten

If you are considering coming to our upcoming concert, but fear you know nothing of Benjamin Britten, why not have a look at the Britten100 Website. Our concert is part of the Britten100 festivities, and they have a wealth of…

A Ceremony of Carols

This year marks the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth. To celebrate this, Gloriana presents a selection of Britten’s best-loved Christmas music. A Ceremony of Carols combines traditional carol texts with the unique and beguiling sound-world of harp and high voices.…

Dixit Dominus

Our next concert features two extraordinary works for chamber choir and orchestra. Composed when Handel was only twenty-two, the Dixit Dominus stands as one of the greatest choral works of the Baroque period; music of astonishing virtuosity and range. We…

Spem in Alium

Thomas Tallis’ Spem in alium is one of the most extraordinary choral works ever composed. Written in 40 individual parts, the piece is a sonic spectacular, and is one the greatest achievements of the Renaissance. This concert features no less…

Allegri Miserere

Hannah Dahlenberg, soprano soloist Christopher Cook, organ Few choral works are as beloved as the Allegri Miserere. With its spellbinding soprano high Cs and atmospheric deployment of three choirs, this work has captivated listeners since it was first heard. Another…

Choir Concerto

Uģis Prauliņš (b 1957) Missa Rigensis Urmas Sisask (b 1960) Benedictio Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) Choir Concerto Russian and Baltic composers have long been celebrated for the magnificence of their choral writing. This program brings together three of the most iconic…

Bach’s St John Passion

JS Bach’s St John Passion is one of the towering works of the Baroque, and one of the great masterpieces of Western Music. In this work, Bach presents the story of Christ’s Passion with music that is searingly dramatic, heartbreakingly…