Past Events

Saturday 12 October, 2019

Concert Quorum’s 35th Anniversary at 7.30 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

A concert to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the founding of Quorum in 1984

  • Mass for four voices, William Byrd
  • If ye Love me, Thomas Tallis
  • Justorium animae, William Byrd
  • Laudibus in sanctis, William Byrd
  • Behold it is Christ, Edmund Hooper
  • Commissa mea, Filipe de Magalhaes
  • Stabat Mater, Juan Gutierrez de Padilla
  • Ubi caritas, Ola Gjeilo
  • Funeral Ikos, John Tavener
  • The Lamb, John Tavener
  • The Deer’s Cry, Arvo Part
  • Solos by members of Quorum

Admission free with retiring collection


Sunday 29 September, 2019

Evensong for St Michael and All Angels at 6 pm

St Mary Magdalene, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Psalm 91
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe
  • Canticles: Short Evening Service, Edmund Hooper
  • Anthem: Justorium animae, William Byrd

Sunday 25 August, 2019

Visiting Choir at Canterbury Cathedral

Sung Eucharist at 11.00 am

  • Missa Ave regina coelorum, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Motet: Ubi Caritas, Ola Gjeilo

Evensong at 3.15 pm

  • Psalm 119:49-56
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe
  • Magnificat Quarti Toni (impares), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Nunc dimittis, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Anthem: Laudibus in sanctis, William Byrd

Saturday 24 August, 2019

Visiting Choir at Canterbury Cathedral

Saturday Evensong at 3.15 pm

  • Introit: Omnipotens sepiterne Deus, Adrian Willaert
  • Psalm 119: 1-8
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe
  • Canticles: Truro Evening Service, Gabriel Jackson
  • Anthem: The Deer’s Cry, Arvo Part

Friday 26 July, 2019

Evensong at Westminster Abbey at 5 pm
  • Psalm 59
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe (1905-1986)
  • Canticles: Edmund Hooper (c1553-1621)
  • Anthem: Behold it is Christ, Edmund Hooper (c1553-1621)

Sunday 21 July, 2019

Patronal Evensong at 6 pm

St Mary Magdalene, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Psalm 63
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe (1905-1986)
  • Short Evening Service, Edmund Hooper (c1553-1621)
  • Anthem: Laudibus in sanctis, William Byrd (c1543-1623)

Sunday 14 April, 2019

Reflections for Holy Week at 6 pm

St Mary Magdalene, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Lamentations 1: 6-7 for Maundy Thursday, Manuel Cardoso (c1566-1650)
  • Lamentations 1: 10-12 for Maundy Thursday, Manuel Cardoso (c1566-1650)
  • Lamentations 3: 1-4 for Good Friday, Manuel Cardoso (c1566-1650)
  • Commissa mea, Filipe de Magalhaes (c1571-1652)

Sunday 03 February, 2019

Candlemass Evensong at 6 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

  • Introit: Senex puerum portabit, Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
  • Psalm 122
  • Preces and Responses: Philip Radcliffe
  • Magnificat Quarti Toni, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594)
  • Nunc dimittis, Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
  • Anthem: Hodie beata Virgo Maria, Fabio Costantini (c.1575-c.1644)

Sunday 16 December, 2018

Carol Service at 5 pm

St Mary Magdalene Church, Willen, Milton Keynes

Service of lessons and carols- music sung by Quorum listed below

  • Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)
  • In the stillness, Sally Beamish (b 1956)
  • A Christmas Carol, Charles Ives (1874-1954)
  • A Spotless Rose, Ola Gjeilo (b 1978)
  • The Lamb, John Tavener (1944-2013)

Sunday 21 October, 2018

Visiting Choir at Rochester Cathedral

Sunday Services

Mattins at  9.45 am

  • Preces and Responses, Matthew Martin
  • Psalm 133
  • Venite sung to chant
  • Benedictus sung to chant
  • Te Deum from the First Great Service, Robert Parsons

Eucharist at 10.30 am

  • Missa Surge propera, Francisco Guerrero
  • Motet: O sacrum convivium, Sebastian de Vivanco
  • Organ voluntary: Te Deum, Jean Langlais

Evensong at 3.15 pm

  • Preces and Responses, Matthew Martin
  • Psalm 141, 1-6, 9-11
  • Magnificat Primi Toni, Hernando Franco
  • Nunc Dimittis, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Anthem: Ave Regina caelorum, Tomas Luis de Victoria
  • Organ voluntary: Symphony no 6 in G minor (V) Finale, Charles-Marie Widor