Next Concert: Sharow on 24 February 2018


We welcome back Tim Harper, Assistant Director of Music at Ripon Cathedral. As always, our concert includes both well-loved favourites and works heard less often. Tim accompanies the choir in some pieces and will also got the chance to show us how the organ performs in two solo interludes.

The programme will include:

  • Praise our Lord, all ye gentiles – Byrd
  • Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom – Tomkins
  • Glorious and powerful God – Gibbons
  • And I saw a new heaven – Bainton
  • The Spirit of the Lord – Elgar
  • For lo, I raise up – Stanford
  • The Turtle Dove – Vaughan Williams
  • Lay a Garland – Pearsall
  • The Blue Bird – Stanford
  • The Lord is my Shepherd – Howard Goodall
  • If ye love me – Philip Wilby
  • The Word made flesh – Philip Wilby
  • Locus iste – Bruckner
  • Abendlied – Rheinberger
  • Cantique de Jean Racine – Faure

Future Concert: Masham on 12 May 2018



The programme will include:

  • Christus vincit – James MacMillan
  • Two Hymns to the Mother of God – John Tavener
  • O magnum mysterium – Lauridsen
  • O magnum mysterium – Victoria
  • Ave verum – Byrd
  • Sicut cervus – Palestrina
  • Ipsa vivere – Tarik O’Regan
  • My promise – Richard Allain
  • A prayer of King Henry VI – Gabriel Jackson
  • Abendlied – Rheinberger
  • Shenandoah
  • And so it goes – Billy Joel
  • Blue Moon

The concert is to raise funds for the Marie Collins Foundation, which is based in Masham, but works across the UK to enable children who suffer sexual abuse and exploitation on-line to recover and live safe, fulfilling lives.