Founded in 1974, Conductor: Leslie Olive

A Suffolk Choir of Excellence

Previous Concerts and Events

Our Previous Concerts and Events over the years have included in the:

2019/2020 Season

 

Saturday 9th November 2019, Eye Parish Church

Kings and Queens, Music from Royal Occasions including I Was Glad (Parry), Missa Brevis (Haydn), Te Deum (Stanford), Te Deum (Haydn), The Coronation Anthems (Handel). Accompanied by Alex Binns (Organ) and Jane Burnell (Soprano) with an Individual Performance by Jane of Two Arias from Julius Caesar (Handel)

2018/2019 Season

 

Saturday 24th November 2018, Eye Parish Church

All Night Vigil – Vespers (Rachmaninov), Russian Folksongs and wonderful Individual Performances by Musica Lyra

Friday 14th December 2018, Eye Town Hall

A Christmas Fanfare! with Castelton Brass

Saturday 16th March 2019, Eye Parish Church

Elijah (Mendelssohn) Accompanied by Kingfisher Sinfonietta

Saturday 18th May 2019, Eye Town Hall

Shining Lights – A Concert featuring music by Living Composers

2017/2018 Season

 

Saturday 25th November 2017, Eye Parish Church

Gloria (Vivaldi); Magnificat and Cantata Gloria in Excelsis Deo (JS Bach)

Friday 15th December 2017, Eye Town Hall

The Glory of Christmas with Castleton Brass

Saturday 10th March 2018, Eye Parish Church

Gloria – Gloria (Poulenc) and Messa di Gloria (Puccini)

Saturday 19th May 2018, Diss Cornhall

Spirituals from A Child of Our Time (Tippett), and Zimbe (L’Estrange) along with Children’s Choirs from the Eye and Diss areas

2016/2017 Season

 

Saturday 26th November 2016, Eye Parish Church

Requiems (Durufle and Faure)

Friday 16th December 2016, Eye Town Hall

Another Merry Little Christmas with Castleton Brass

Saturday 11th March 2017, Eye Parish Church

The Creation (Haydn)

Saturday 20th May 2017, Eye Parish Church

Sound the Trumpet with Crispian Steele-Perkins. A collection of choral and trumpet inspired pieces

2015/2016 Season

 

Saturday 28th November 2015, Eye Parish Church

‘Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose with composer Alexander L’Estrange’s own band and local Primary School children. Sea Songs (Edward Elgar)

Friday 18th December 2015, Eye Town Hall

Another Merry Little Christmas with Castleton Brass

Saturday 12th March 2016, Eye Parish Church

Requiem (Brahms) and Lux Aeterna (Lauridsen)

Saturday 21st May 2016, Eye Town Hall

Credo, Magnificat & Cello Concerto in G Minor (Vivaldi); Stabat Mater (Pergolesi); Divertimento in D Major (Mozart)

2014/2015 Season

 

Saturday 29th November 2014, Eye Parish Church

Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)

Friday 19th December 2014, Eye Town Hall

A Celebration of Christmas with Castleton Brass

Friday 7th March 2015, Eye Parish Church

St John Passion (JS Bach)

Saturday 15th May 2015, Eye Town Hall

Mass in Blue (Will Todd), Songs from Gershwin & Solo jazz items

2013/2014 Season

 

Saturday 7th December 2013, Eye Parish Church

Settings of the Magnificat including a Gregorian Chant by Palestrina, Dyson, Stanford, Olive and Rutter

Saturday 8th March 2014, Eye Parish Church

40th Anniversary Concert

Judas Maccabeus Excerpts (Handel); Occasional Oratorio Excerpts (Handel); Jesu, Priceless Treasure (Bach); Look to the Day (Rutter); Dixit Dominus (Handel)

Saturday 17th May 2014, Eye Town Hall

Solemn Vespers K339 (Mozart); Horn Concerto in E Flat (Mozart); Nelson Mass (Haydn)

2012/2013 Season

 

Saturday 24th November 2012, Eye  Parish Church

Psalm 115 (Mendelssohn); Psalm 95 (Come Let Us Sing) (Mendelssohn); War March of the Priests (Mendelssohn); Mass in D Major (Dvorak)

Saturday 16th March 2013, Eye Parish Church

Mass in B Minor (J S Bach)

Saturday 18th May 2013, Eye Parish Church

Zadok The Priest (Handel); Ave Verum Corpus (Mozart); Clarinet Concerto (Mozart); Coronation Mass (Mozart)

2011/2012 Season

 

Saturday 26th November 2011, Eye Parish Church

Magnificat (J S Bach); Trumpet Concerto (Haydn); St Nicholas Mass (Haydn)

Saturday 17th March 2012, Eye Parish Church

Mass in A Flat (Schubert); Magnificat (Pergolesi); Magnificat (Vivaldi)

Saturday 19th May 2012, Eye Parish Church

Lieberslieder Waltzes (Brahms); Lux Aeterna (Lauridsen); Four Toasts (Rutherford)

2010/2011 Season

 

Saturday 27th November 2010, Eye Parish Church

Requiem (Durufle); Requiem (Faure)

Saturday 19th March 2011, Eye Parish Church

Exultate Jubilate (Mozart); Mass in C Minor (Mozart); Te Deum (Haydn)

Saturday 11th June 2011, Eye Parish Church

Gloriana Dances (Britten); Two Rhapsodies (Brahms); Four Toasts (premiere) (Rutherford); Look To The Day (Rutter); Song Medley (Gershwin); Porgy and Bess (selection) (Gershwin)

 

 

 

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