Past Concerts

Below is a list of all the works the Leeds Festival Chorus have sung in concert since the start of the 1995-6 season.  Please note that in many cases there were other works in the concerts beside the choral ones listed here.

DateWorkComposer
 † World première 
11 July 2015Cantique de Jean Racine
4 songs for women's chorus
Nachtgesang im Wald
Friede auf Erden
Requiem
Fauré
Brahms
Schubert
Schoenberg
Fauré
30 May 2015Belshazzar's FeastWalton
12 May 2015Symphony No. 9Beethoven
9 May 2015Symphony No. 9Beethoven
28 February 2015Dixit Dominus
Solemn Vespers K339
Handel
Mozart
22 November 2014Salve Regina
Four Christmas Motets
Requiem
Poulenc
Poulenc
Fauré
24 May 2014A German RequiemBrahms
29 March 2014Deus noster refugium †
Mass in Time of War
MacMillan
Haydn
14 December 2013Gloria
Christmas Oratorio parts I-III
Vivaldi
Bach
30 November 2013
Classical spectacular
O Fortuna (Carmina Burana)
Hallelujah Chorus
Grand March (Aida)
Brindisi (La Traviata)
Land of Hope & Glory
Benedictus (The Armed Man)
Jerusalem
Rule Britannia
Nessun Dorma
1812 Overture
Orff
Handel
Verdi
Verdi
Elgar
Jenkins
Parry arr. Elgar
Arne
Puccini
Tchaikovsky
24 November 2013
Andrea Bocelli Concert
Gli arredi festivi (Nabucco)
Di quella pira (Il Travatore)
Va pensiero (Nabucco)
Brindisi (La Traviata)
Mamma
Vieni sul mar
O surdato 'nnammurato
Funiculi funicula
Canto della terra
Nessun Dorma
Verdi
Verdi
Verdi
Verdi
Bixio
Califano
Cannio
Denza
Sartori
Puccini
25 August 2013
Gesuati Church, Venice,
Italy
Items from the Caorle concert (below). 
25 August 2013
St Mark's Basilica, Venice,
Italy
Items from the Caorle concert (below). 
23 August 2013
Caorle Cathedral, Veneto,
Italy
And the Glory of the Lord
Locus Iste
Ave Maria
Mass for Four Voices (excerpts)
Thou Knowest Lord
Hear my Prayer
Vespers (1,3,6 and 15)
The Lamb
Hallelujah Chorus
Liebeslieder Waltzer
Ave Verum Corpus
Handel
Bruckner
Bruckner
Byrd
Purcell
Purcell
Rachmaninov
Tavener
Handel
Brahms
Mozart
27 July 2013
Opera in the Park
Carmina Burana
Anvil Chorus (Il Travatore)
Pilgrims' Chorus (Tannhauser)
Habanera (Carmen)
Chanson Boheme (Carmen)
Brindisi (La Traviata)
Benedictus (The Armed Man)
Nessun Dorma (Turandot)
Orff
Verdi
Wagner
Bizet
Bizet
Verdi
Jenkins
Puccini
21 July 2013
Ampleforth Abbey
RequiemMozart
25 May 2013Chichester PsalmsBernstein
16 Feb 2013B minor MassBach
24 Nov 2012Nachtlied
4 movements from Vespers
The Bells
Schumann
Rachmaninov
Rachmaninov
6 Oct 2012RequiemVerdi
7 Jul 2012
Ripon Cathedral
Lux Arumque
Ubi Caritas
I was glad
Coronation Mass
Whitacre
Mealor
Parry
Mozart
19 May 2012Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Symphony No. 9 (Choral)
Mendelssohn
Beethoven
10 Mar 2012Stabat MaterDvorak
10 Dec 2011MessiahHandel
26 Nov 2011
Classical Spectacular including...
Zadok the Priest
Land of Hope and Glory
Brindisi from La traviata
Grand March from Aida
Rule Britannia
Nessun Dorma
1812 Overture
Handel
Elgar
Verdi
Verdi
Arne
Puccini
Tchaikovsky
19 Nov 2011Motets
Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)
Bruckner
Mahler
30 July 2011Opera in the Park 
2 July 2011
Ripon Cathedral
Messa di Gloria
Va, pensiero
Puccini
Verdi
21 May 2011
York Minister
Symphony No 8 - Symphony of a ThousandMahler
9 Apr 2011St Matthew PassionBach
29 Jan 2011Great Mass in C minorMozart
27 Nov 2010
Classical Spectacular including...

Soldiers' Chorus from Faust
Te Deum from Tosca
Hallelujah Chorus
Land of Hope and Glory
Va, pensiero
Funiculi, funicula
Rule Britannia
Nessun Dorma
1812 Overture
Gounod
Puccini
Handel
Elgar
Verdi
Denza
Arne
Puccini
Tchaikovsky
20 Nov 2010Five Mystical Songs
Symphony No 1 (A Sea Symphony)
Vaughan Williams
Vaughan Williams
26 Jun 2010
Ripon Cathedral
Coronation Anthems
Vespers (excerpts)
Handel
Rachmaninov
15 May 2010The Dream of GerontiusElgar
20 Mar 2010Sécheresses
Litanies à la Vierge Noire
Symphony of Psalms
Poulenc
Poulenc
Stravinsky
12 Dec 2009Te Deum
Nelson Mass
Haydn
Haydn
25 Jul 2009
Classical Spectacular including...
Brindisi
Funiculi funicula
Patria opressa
Va, pensiero
Grand march from Aida
Verdi
Denza
Verdi
Verdi
Verdi
6 Jun 2009
Ripon Cathedral
Vespers (excerpts)
Requiem
Rachmaninov
Mozart
21 Mar 2009A Mass of LifeDelius
31 Jan 2009Magnificat
Cantata No. 73
J. S. Bach
J. S. Bach
29 Nov 2008A Shakespeare Requiem †
Gloria
Judith Bingham
Poulenc
6 Sep 2008Belshazzar's FeastWalton
12 Jul 2008
Ripon Cathedral
Requiem
Gloria
Fauré
Poulenc
17 May 2008The Music Makers
Alexander Nevsky
Elgar
Prokofiev
15 Mar 2008Invocation
Mass in C
MacMillan
Beethoven
8 Dec 2007MessiahHandel
7 Jul 2007
Ripon Cathedral
Mass No. 2 in E minor
The Bells of London Town †
Bruckner
Kinder
24 Mar 2007Kyrie in D minor
Missa Solemnis
Mozart
Hummel
20 Jan 2007The CreationHaydn
9 Dec 2006
Classical Spectacular including...
Va, pensiero
Brindisi
Nessun Dorma
Land of Hope & Glory
O Fortuna
Zadok the Priest
Jerusalem
Rule Britannia
1812 Overture
Verdi
Verdi
Puccini
Elgar
Orff
Handel
Parry
Arne
Tchaikovsky
11 Nov 2006War RequiemBritten
8 Jul 2006
Ripon Cathedral
Ecce sacerdos, Ave Maria 
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
Mass in D
Bruckner
Purcell
Dvorák
1 Jul 2006Sea DriftDelius
6 May 2006HarmoniumAdams
25 Mar 2006Ode on a Grecian Urn
The Seasons
Holst
Fogg
10 Dec 2005
Classical Spectacular including...
Va, pensiero
Grand March
Polovtsian Dances
Land of Hope & Glory
Hallelujah Chorus
Nessun Dorma
1812 Overture
Verdi
Verdi
Borodin
Elgar
Handel
Puccini
Tchaikovsky
26 Nov 2005Let thy hand be strengthened
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Dixit Dominus
Handel
Pärt
Handel
23 Jul 2005Jubilate Deo
Sancte Deus
Te Deum
Cruxificus
Beatus Vir
The Lamb
Tyger
Psalm 150
Gabrieli
Tallis
Tallis
Lotti
Monteverdi
Tavener
Tavener
Schutz
14 May 2005Belshazzar's FeastWalton
19 Mar 2005Canticum Canticorum †
Nelson Mass
Maxwell Davies
Haydn
10/12 Mar 2005Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)Mahler
20 Feb 2005RequiemVerdi
18 Dec 2004Messe de Minuit
Motets pour le temps de Noel
Charpentier
Poulenc
2/8 Oct 2004Stabat Mater
Te Deum
Opera excerpts
Verdi
Verdi
Verdi
10 Jul 2004Christus †
A German Requiem
Markus Stockhausen
Brahms
20 Mar 2004Chichester Psalms
A Child of Our Time
Bernstein
Tippett
29 Nov 2003L'Enfance du ChristBerlioz
22/23 Oct 2003GloriaPoulenc
11 Oct 2003Polovtsian Dances 
Opera Choruses
Borodin
Verdi
12 Jun 2003Great Mass in C minor
Two Hymns to the Mother of God
The Lamb
Song for Athene
Mozart
Tavener
Tavener
Tavener
17 Mar 2003Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)Mahler
5 Apr 2003St John PassionJ. S. Bach
Feb 2003Requiem!! (with Northern Ballet Theatre)Mozart
23 Nov 2002Motets
Nocturnes
Requiem
Duruflé
Debussy
Duruflé
21 Jul 2002Motets
Friede auf Erden
Mass
Bruckner
Schoenberg
Schubert
20 Jul 2002Symphony No. 9 (Choral)Beethoven
23 Mar 2002Magnificat
Nunc Dimittis
Stabat Mater
Macmillan
Macmillan
Szymanowski
1 Dec 2001Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)Mahler
11/17 Nov 2001War RequiemBritten
6 Oct 2001RequiemVerdi
22 Jul 2001Aida (extracts)Verdi
14 Jul 2001RequiemVerdi
24 Mar 2001The Damnation of FaustBerlioz
25/27 Jan 2001Aida (extracts)Verdi
25 Nov 2000ElijahMendelssohn
15 Jul 2000The Dream of GerontiusElgar
11 Mar 2000The Fall of Jerusalem †
Requiem
Muldowney
Mozart
12 Feb 2000Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)Mahler
15 Jan 2000Sancta SusannaHindemith
8 Jan 2000Symphony No. 9 (Choral)Beethoven
4 Dec 1999Petite Messe SolennelleRossini
17 Jul 1999Grande Messe des MortsBerlioz
13 Mar 1999Four Sacred PiecesVerdi
23 Jan 1999Stabat MaterPoulenc
5 Dec 1998The PlanetsHolst
28 Nov 1998Ikon
Belshazzar's Feast
Tavener
Walton
24 Oct 1998Symphony No. 3Mahler
8/9 Oct 1998Piano ConcertoBusoni
21 Aug 1998Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar)Shostakovich
13 Jun 1998Nocturnes
Motets
Debussy
Poulenc
7 Mar 1998CaractacusElgar
1 Nov 1997The CreationHaydn
21 Jun 1997Spem in Alium
Agnus Dei
Symphony No. 9 (Choral)
Tallis
Barber
Beethoven
24 May 1997Carmina BuranaOrff
15 Mar 1997Harmoniemesse
The Three Kings
Haydn
Maxwell Davies
23/24 Nov 1996Otello
Turandot
Verdi
Puccini
26 Oct 1996LélioBerlioz
15 Sep 1996Grande Messe des MortsBerlioz
15 Jun 1996RequiemVerdi
29/30 May 1996 Purcell
Taverner
Maxwell Davies
Fauré
2 Mar 1996Requiem
Messa di Gloria
Donizetti
Puccini
11 Nov 1995Invocation to Music
Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Parry
Mendelssohn
   

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