Past Events

Sunday 05 March, 2017

Lenten Evensong at 6.00 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Psalm 91
  • Preces and Responses: Ben Parry
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, Short Service by Thomas Weelkes
  • Anthem: Ave verum corpus, Philip Stopford

Sunday 12 February, 2017

Visiting Choir at Leicester Cathedral

Sung Eucharist at 10.30 am

  • Missa Petre ego pro te rogavi, Alonso Lobo (c1555-1617)
  • Psalm 119:1-8
  • Communion motet: O sacrum convivium Cristobal de Morales (c1500-1553)

Choral Evensong at 3.00 pm

  • Introit: Give almes of thy good, Christopher Tye (c1500-1573)
  • Preces and Responses: Ben Parry (b. 1965)
  • Psalm 13
  • Canticles: Short Service, Christopher Tye (c1500-1573)
  • Anthem: Confitemini Domino, Jean Mouton (c1459-1522)

Saturday 11 February, 2017

Visiting Choir at Leicester Cathedral

Choral Evensong at 5.30 pm

  • Introit: Almighty and everlasting God, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Preces and Responses: Ben Parry (b. 1965)
  • Psalm 46
  • Canticles: Short Service, Thomas Weelkes (c1575-1623)
  • Anthem: Levavi oculos meos, Nicolas Gombert (c1495-c1560)

Sunday 18 December, 2016

Carol Service at 5.00 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Now may we singen, Cecilia McDowall (b.1951)
  • There is no Rose, Philip Stopford (b.1977)
  • Quaeramus cum pastoribus, Jean Mouton (1459-1522)
  • Sleep, Little Baby, Sleep, Jake Runestad (b.1986) UK premiere
  • My Lord has come, Will Todd (b.1970)

Friday 11 November, 2016

Patronal Evensong at 7.00 pm

St Martin’s Church, Fenny Stratford

  • Psalm 96
  • Preces and Responses: John Reading (d 1692)
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis: Short Service, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Anthem: O beatum Pontificem, Luca Marenzio (1556-1599)

Saturday 08 October, 2016

Concert at St Mary the Virgin, St Neots at 7.30 pm

Admission is £10 on the door to include an interval drink

Concert of choral music by Renaissance and Contemporary composers

  • Libera nos, Salva nos, John Sheppard
  • O lux beata Trinitas, Francisco Guerrero
  • Salva nos Domine,  Jean Mouton
  • Pater peccavi, Duarte Lobo
  • Out of the Deep, Thomas Tallis
  • I call and cry to thee, Thomas Tallis
  • Laetuntur coeli, William Byrd
  • O sacrum convivium, Gabriel Jackson
  • The Deer’s Cry, Arvo Part
  • O radiant dawn, James MacMillian
  • Drop down, ye heavens from above, Judith Weir
  • Nunc dimittis from Truro Service, Philip Stopford
  • Ubi caritas, Ola Gjeillo
  • Columba aspexit, Hildegard de Bingen for baritone solo and male chorus
  • A piece for soprano solo, Gravin Bryars

Sunday 25 September, 2016

St Michael and All Angels Evensong at 6 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Introit: Call to remembrance, Richard Farrant
  • Psalms: 138 and 148
  • Preces and Responses: Gabriel Jackson
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis: Truro Service, Philip Stopford
  • Anthem: I call and cry to thee, O Lord, Thomas Tallis

Sunday 21 August, 2016

Visiting Choir at Peterborough Cathedral

Sung Eucharist at 10.30 am

  • Missa Petre ego pro te rogavi, Alonso Lobo (c1555-1617)
  • Communion Motet: Ubi caritas, Ola Gjeilio

Choral Evensong at 3.30 pm

  • Introit: Salve nos, Domine, Jean Mouton
  • Preces and Responses: Gabriel Jackson (1962-)
  • Canticles: Short Service, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Anthem: Nigra sum sed formosa, Johannis L’Heritier (c1480-c1551)

Sunday 31 July, 2016

Visiting Choir at Hereford Cathedral

Sung Eucharist 10.00 am

  • Missa Petre ego pro te rogavi, Alonso Lobo (c1555-1617)
  • Communion Motet: Ubi Caritas, Ola Gjeilo (1978-)

Matins 11.30 am

  • Te Deum and Jubilate, settings by Robert Ramsey (c1590-1644)
  • Preces and Responses, Gabriel Jackson (1962-)
  • Anthem: The Deer’s Cry, Arvo Part (1935-)

Choral Evensong 3.30 pm

  • Preces and Responses: Gabriel Jackson (1962-)
  • Canticles, Truro Evening Service, Philip Stopford (1977-)
  • Anthem: Nigra sum sed formosa, Johannis L’Heritier (c1480-c1551)

Saturday 30 July, 2016

Visiting Choir at Hereford Cathedral

Saturday

Choral Evensong 5.30 pm

  • Preces and Responses: Gabriel Jackson (1962-)
  • Canticles: Short Service, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Anthem: Adhaesit pavimento, William Mundy (c1529-1591)