Category Past Concerts

Night & Day

Summer Concert: Night & Day

Accompanist / organist: Richard Brocklehurst
Musical Director: Elizabeth Brocklehurst

Music including choral pieces by Lauridsen, Dove, Whitacre & Porter,
and organ works by
Messiaen & Vierne.

Saturday June 29th, 7.30 pm
Albion Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6QH

Interval refreshments             Tickets on sale at the door

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Tewkesbury Abbey weekend, 2019

Visiting choir, Tewkesbury Abbey, April 2019

The Pennine Singers will visit Tewkesbury Abbey to sing the services over the weekend of Low Sunday (27th and 28th April), including Saturday Evensong, Sunday Sung Eucharist and Sunday Evensong.

Saturday Evensong

Setting: Dyson in D
Responses: Rose
Anthem: Sing ye to the Lord – Bairstow

Sunday Morning

Communion Setting: Darke in F
Motet: Surgens Jesu – Philips

Sunday Evensong

Introit: Abendleid – Rheinberger
Setting: Kelly in C Responses: Leighton
Anthem: Christ is Risen – Joubert

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Britten and Bernstein

Britten and Bernstein

Celebrating the centenary of Bernstein’s birth, a concert of music by these contemporary composers.

Programme:

Te Deum in C   Benjamin Britten

Jubilate in C   Benjamin Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb  Benjamin Britten

Chichester Psalms  Leonard Bernstein

Choral Medley from ‘West Side Story’  Leonard Bernstein
arr. Len Thomas

Harp: Alice Kirwan      Organist: JohnLeGrove
Musical Director: Elizabeth Brocklehurst

Saturday, 2nd March, 7.30pm
St. Elisabeth’s Church, Reddish, SK5 6DJ

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Feel the Spirit

Feel the Spirit

Gospel, Folk and Swing

including

“Feel the Spirit” by John Rutter

 featuring

The Pennine Singers, Richard Brocklehurst
Oldham Music Centre Adult Windband

Saturday, 30th September, 2017, 7.30 pm

Christ Church Friezland, OL3 7LQ

The heritage of the African-American spiritual has fired the imagination of composers, performers, and audiences for more than a hundred years.  Each generation has produced interpretations of many kinds, yet, curiously, rather few composers have combined the resources of soloist, choir, and orchestra.  John Rutter was inspired by the vocal artistry of Melanie Marshall to build a set of spirituals crafted to her personal style, partnered by choir, with the orchestra to supply an extra dimension of colour and emotional depth.

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Coventry Cathedral weekend, 2017

Visiting choir, Coventry Cathedral, 2017

The Pennine Singers visited Coventry Cathedral to sing the services over the weekend of Low Sunday (22nd and 23rd April), including Saturday Evensong, Sunday Sung Eucharist and Sunday Evensong.

 

Saturday Evensong

Introit: Haec Dies – Byrd
Responses: Smith (5 part)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Purcell in A minor
Anthem: Surgens Jesus – Philips

Sunday Sung Eucharist
Mass setting: Darke in E
Anthem: Ubi Caritas – Gjeilo

Sunday Evensong
Introit: Oculi omnium – Matthew Martin
Responses: Rose
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Howells St Paul’s Service
Anthem: Antiphon – Vaughan Williams

 

Recordings

 

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November 2016: Duruflé Requiem

Maurice Duruflé – Requiem

Maurice Duruflé – Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens Op.  1

Francis Poulenc – Quatre Petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise

Oliver Messiaen – Le Banquet Celeste

Leon Boëllmann – Suite Gothique

Musical Director – Elizabeth Brocklehurst
Accompanist – Richard Brocklehurst

Saturday November 26th, 2016

Albion Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL66 6QQ

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October 2016: Northern Lights

This concert brings together a collection of Scandinavian choral music spanning 600 years. It embraces different styles of music through the ages but with some recurring themes of nature, beauty and heaven above. A repetitive almost ritualistic element runs throughout the contemporary works from this region, making them very distinctive and easily recognisable.

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Christ Church, Friezland, OL3 7LQ

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July 2016: Northern Lights

Northern Lights

This concert brings together a collection of Scandinavian choral music spanning 600 years. It embraces different styles of music through the ages but with some recurring themes of nature, beauty and heaven above. A repetitive almost ritualistic element runs throughout the contemporary works from this region, making them very distinctive and easily recognisable.

Saturday, 2 July, 2016

Glossop Parish Church SK13 7RU

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February 2016: Mass, L’homme armé Super voces musicales, Josquin Des Prez

L’homme armé Super voces musicales
Josquin Des Prez

Conductor – Marco Bellasi

Saturday, 27 February, 2016
Glossop Parish Church SK13 7RU

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December 2015: Evening of Christmas Fayre and Carols

An Evening of Christmas Fayre and Carols

23 December, 2015

Roebuck Inn, Strinesdale, Oldham OL4 3RB

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