Monthly Archives: December 2015

Music for our 40th anniversary in 2016

See the Concerts Page for the wonderful music that we will be singing in 2016. We are marking our anniversary with a visit to Rome in May/June and a special concert in July. ROAD TO CALVARY Lauridsen Lux Aeterna, Bruckner Motets and other music for Lent Piano solos by Karen Kingsley Saturday 27th February at… [Read More]

New commission to James Dunlop of “O Magnum Mysterium”

Music at our two Christmas concerts on Hayling and Havant on 11 and 12 December 2015 will include a new commission from us to James Dunlop, our Guest Composer, of “O Magnum Mysterium”. Our MD Peter asked him to write a motet using the words from “O Magnum Mysterium” because of the pedigree of this text for Christmas… [Read More]

Not well known music to be sung at Christmas concerts

The Renaissance Choir will be singing some music from the Renaissance that is probably not well known at its two Christmas concerts on 11 December and 12 December. One piece is Philippe Verdelot’s “Beata es, Virgo Maria“. Verdelot (1480 to 1485 – c. 1530 to 1532?) was a French composer of the Renaissance, who spent most of his life… [Read More]