Concerts Archive

These are the major concerts which have been performed since the year 2008.

In addition our programmes include  Carols and Christmas Music in the Ashton Memorial Lancaster as an introduction to the Christmas Season during December & Summer Concerts in local churches or concert halls in and around Lancaster where a variety of lighter and popular works are performed.

Date Composer Title Venue Other Details
Saturday 17th March 2018






'A Lenten Sequence'

Lamentations of Jeremiah

Motets pour le temps de penitence

Stabat Mater

Sonata a Cinque

Sonata in D


 St. Peter's Cathedral,

 Director: Duncan Lloyd

 Continuo: Ian Tate

 Trumpet: Mark Harrison

 Amici Ensemble, led by Katie Foster

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Friday 22nd December 2017


Carols & Christmas Music

Ashton Memorial, Lancaster  
Saturday 25th November 2017 Schutz      

Selig sind die Toten
A Winter Day
Kol Nidrei  (Instrumental for 'Cello and Piano)

The Priory, Lancaster

Pianist: Ian Tate
Organist: Andy Plowman
Cellist: Owain Smith

Saturday 10th June 2017

Sunday 11th June 2017

 Gjeilo, ABBA

 Northern Lights

 Music From Scandinavia

 Kendal Parish Church

Ashton Memorial, Lancaster


Saturday 11th March 2017

Gjeilo, Monteverdi, Finzi, Bersnstein

Gjeilo: Sunrise Mass,Monteverdi: Beatus Vir, Finzi: Eclogue for Piano and Strings op.10, Bernstein: Chichester Psalms The Priory, Lancaster Pianist: Ian Tate, Organist: Ian Pattison, Soloist: Toby Lloyd

Tuesday 13th Dec & Friday 16th Dec 2016

  Carols & Christmas Music The Storey Institute, Lancaster  

Saturday 19th
November 2016

Handel, Vivaldi,
Finzi, Mozart
Handel: The King
Shall Rejoice
Vivaldi: Winter
(Four Seasons)
Finzi: In Terra Pax
Mozart: Coronation
Lancaster RC
Soprano: Andrea
Mezzo: Laura
Tenor: Christopher
Bass: Sam Jackson
Violin: Clemence

Saturday 11th June 2016

Sunday 12th June 2016

Gilbert, Willan, Mealor,
Stanford, Erb, Copland,
Whitacre, Lauridsen,
Todd, Scholz, Paulus,
Lloyd, Elder, Schirmer,
Music from both sides of
the Pond…
American and British
Giggleswick Chapel
Ashton Memorial

Saturday March 19th
2016 at 7.30pm

Lauridsen: “Lux Aeterna" and “O Magnum
Haydn: “Spring” from
“The Seasons”
Lancaster Priory  

 Tuesday Dec 15th & Friday Dec 18th 2015 - 7.30pm

  Carols and Christmas Music Ashton Memorial

 Saturday November 21st





Bach : Singet dem Herrn

Bach: Brandenburg

Concerto no. 2
Hummel: Mass in Bb

Guerrero: Duo Seraphim

 St Peter’s Cathedral,


Saturday June 13th 2015   Choral and instrumental items from the Edwardian Era St Paul’s Church, Grange over Sands  

Sunday June 14th 2015


Choral and instrumental items from the Edwardian Era

Ashton Memorial
Williamson Park


Saturday March 28th 2015


St John Passion – Bob Chilcott

Allegri’s Miserere

Finzi’s Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice

The Priory Church


Tuesday Dec 16th & Friday Dec 19th 2014


    Carols and Christmas music Ashton Memorial

Saturday November 15th 2014


  Haydn Mass in Time of War

Brahms Song of Destiny

Brahms Nänie (Song of Lamentation)

Brahms How lovely are thy dwellings (from the Requiem)

The Great Hall

Lancaster University


The Haffner Orchestra

14th June 2014

15th June 2014

Byrd,  Gibbons ,
Lotti,  Morley,  Franck, Faure,
Clara Schumann,
Chilcott, Lauridsen.

Summer is y-comen in Cartmel Priory

Ashton Memorial,
Madrigals, early sacred music.
A new piece by Bob Chilcott.
Conducted by Mavis Fletcher.
Accompaniment by Ian Tate

22nd March


Jesu meine Freude

Mass in D
The Great Hall
Lancaster University
50th Anniversary of
Lancaster University
Ian Hare (organ)
John Miller (trumpet)

Tuesday 17th and Friday 20th December 2013 7.30 pm

 Various  Carols and Christmas music Ashton Memorial, Lancaster With saxophone quartet from LRGS

Saturday 23rd November 2013 7.30pm 

Giuseppe Verdi Requiem  Victoria Hall, Bolton with The Cecilian Singers, Prestbury Choral Society and the Lancashire Sinfonietta  
Saturday/Sunday 15th /16th June  2013 - 7.30pm  Bob Chilcott  and selections from Sullivan’s Mikado Eastern Inspirations to include  - Furusato – 5 arrangements of Japanese Songs 15th: St Martin’s Church Bowness

16th: Ashton Memorial, Lancaster

Saturday 23rd March 2013   Beethoven Mass in C and Bruckner Motets The Priory Church, Lancaster  
Sunday 17th June 2012   Music by Elgar, Fauré and Smetana St Paul’s Church, Brookhouse

with Bibi Heal (soprano)

Saturday 16th June 2012

  Music by Elgar, Fauré and Smetana Crosthwaite Parish Church, Keswick with Ian Hare (organ)

Saturday 17th March 2012

  Haydn and Mozart Requiems St Peter’s Cathedral, Lancaster   
  Schumann Viel Doppelchörige Gesänge, Op. 141    
  Gluck De Profundis    
  Schubert Deutsche Messe, D872    
Nov-10 Bach Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden Lancaster Priory  
  Tallis O Nata Lux    
  Weelkes Gloria In Excelsis Deo    
  Palestrina Missa Brevis    
Jun-10 Kodaly Missa Brevis Scorton Church  
  Chilcott B Like A Singing Bird   Composed & dedicated to NW Honour Children’s Choir & LS for this concert
  Gershwin S’Wonderful    
  Wood C Full Fathom Five    
  Chilcott B The Lily And The Rose    
  Macfarren Orpheus, With His Lute    
  Fauré Cantique De Jean Racine    
  Franck Panis Angelicus    
  Bruckner Ave Maria    
  Banchieri Animals Make Counterpoint    
  Gibbons O The Silver Swan    
  Bennet All Creatures Now Are Merry Minded    
  Tallis O Nata Lux    
Jun-10 Weelkes Gloria In Excelsis Deo Ripley School Chapel  
  Dvorak Mass In D    
  Grieg 4 Psalms, Op. 74    
Mar-10 Stanford Mass In B Flat Lancaster Priory  
  Liszt Missa Choralis    
Nov-09 Saint-Saens Mass Op. 4 Lancaster Priory First concert under Marco Fanti
Aug-09 Haydn Nelson Mass Coronation Hall, Ulverston  
& Haydn The Storm    
Jun-09 Haydn Te Deum For The Empress Marie Theresa Lancaster Cathedral Last concerts under Denis McCaldin
Mar-09 Mozart Requiem Great Hall Lancaster Uni Concerts 40th anniversary
Nov-08 Handel Messiah Lancaster Cathedral Cancer Care 25th anniversary concert
  Elgar Dream of Gerontius: Kyrie Eleison & Softly And Gently    
  Elgar My Love Dwelt In A Northern Land    
  Elgar Ave Verum Corpus    
  Elgar As Torrents In Summer    
  Elgar Songs from the Bavarian Highlands, Nos 2, 3, 5 & 6    
  Bach Glorie, Lob, E hr Und Herrlichkeit (from BWV 106)    
  Gibbons O What Is Our Life Christ Church Lancaster  
Jun-08 Morley T Fyer, Fyer! Morecambe Parish Church &  
  Tchaikovsky Waltz Scene – Eugene Onegin    
  Labinski We Sing To Thee    
  Tchaikovsky When Jesus Christ Was Yet A Child (Op 54, No 5)    
  Part Mother Of God (All-night vigil)    
  Anon Kontakion (Funeral Service)    
  Rachmaninov Blessed Is The Man (All-night vigil, Op 37)    
  Rachmaninov Ave Maria (All-night vigil, Op 37)    
  Rachmaninov The Cherubic Hymn (Liturgy of St John, Op 31)    
  Rachmaninov Come Let Us Worship Him (All-night vigil, Op 37)    
  Tavener J The Lord’s Prayer    
  Tchaikovsky The Lord’s Prayer    
  Stravinsky The Lord’s Prayer    

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