Past Events

Sunday 09 April, 2017

Reflection for Holy Week at 6.00 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

Music for Holy Week


Saturday 08 April, 2017

Concert at 7.30 pm

St Mary the Virgin Church, Eaton Bray LU6 2DP
Concert of Music and Poetry for Holy Week

  • Hosanna filio David, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Salvator Mundi, Thomas Tallis
  • Ave verum corpus, Philip Stopford
  • In monte oliverti, Juozas Naujalis
  • O crux ave, Rihards, Dubra
  • Infelix ego, William Byrd
  • O vos omnes, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Eram quasi agnus, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Una hora, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Tenebrae factae sunt, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Caligaverunt oculi mei, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Ecce quomondo mortur, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Sepulto domino, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Dum transisset sabbatum, John Taverner

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)