Past Events

Saturday 14 March, 2020

Concert at 7.30 pm

St Mary and St Giles Church, Stony Stratford MK11 1BD

Choral Music for Reflection and Contemplation

  • Sancte Deus, Thomas Tallis
  • Tristitia et anxietas, William Byrd
  • Miserere mei, William Byrd
  • Organ music from late 17th century
  • Hear my prayer, O Lord, Henry Purcell
  • Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry, Henry Purcell
  • Missa Ave regina coelorum, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
  • Ubi Caritas, Ola Gjeilo

Sunday 15 December, 2019

Carol Service at 5 pm

St Mary Magdalene, Willen, Milton Keynes

Service of Readings, Traditional Carols and Music by Quorum

  • Advent Responsory, Richard Marlow
  • There is no rose of such virtue, John Joubert
  • Hymn to the Virgin, Benjamin Britten
  • Love came down at Christmas, Richard Lloyd
  • Sans Day Carol, Philip Stopford

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)