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FULL LIST OF CONCERTS

 

Date

Concert

Venue

17 May 1981 'Tunes of Glory' St Paul's Church, Longridge
20 March 1982 'Contrasts' St George's Church, Chorley
22 May 1982 Spring Concert Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull
25 September 1982 Concert South Bank Road Methodist Church, Southport
11 December 1982 Concert of Christmas Music St John's Church, Whittle-le-Woods
12 March 1983 'St Nicholas' with St Michael's High School Choir St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
22 May 1983 Wesleyan Prayers Trinity Methodist Church, Chorley

5 June 1983

Concert

 Northenden Methodist Church

1 October 1983

'Music for Voices and Brass' with the Northern Brass Ensemble for NSPCC

Civic Hall, Leyland

17 December 1983

Christmas Concert With Lancashire Brass

Town Hall, Chorley

7 April 1984

Carmina Burana/Façade with St Michaels’ High School Choir

St Michael’s High School, Chorley

17 May 1984 Cheese and Wine party Entertainment in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Hartwood Hotel, Chorley

19 October 1984

'Festival of Choral Music' Chorley and District Arts Association

Euxton Methodist Church

27 October 1984

‘Alleluia’

St John’s Church, Whittle le Woods, Chorley

21 Dec 1984

Family Christmas Concert with Lancashire Brass

Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Chorley

23 March 1985

Stainer 'Crucifixion' and R V Williams 'Mass in  G minor'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

31 March 1985

Stainer 'Crucifixion'

St George’s Church, Chorley

19 May 1985

Spring Concert

St Stephen’s in the Banks Church

28 September 1985

Music at St Matthew's

St Matthew's Church

12 October 1985

'Alleluia' – Festival of choral music

St Andrew’s Church, Longton

30 November 1985

Concert

Euxton Methodist Church

15 March 1986

Voices and Brass in concert

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

17 May 1986

Rossini 'Messe Solennelle'

Trinity Methodist Church, Wigan

8 November 1986

Fauré 'Requiem'

Northenden Methodist Church

3 December 1986

Festival of Christmas Music with Chorley Primary Schools Choir and musicians from Chorley Music Centre

St George’s Church, Chorley

13 December 1986

Carols for Sue Ryder Foundation

Cuerden Hall

14 February 1987

Concert with Atherton Wind Quartet

Astley Village Community Centre

4 April 1987

Fauré 'Requiem' and Motets for Lent and Easter

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

2 May 1987

Buxton and District Music Festival

Buxton

16 May 1987

Concert

Holy Trinity Church, South Shore, Blackpool

31 October 1987

'Songs that Swing'

Town Hall, Chorley

12 December 1987

Christmas Carols for Sue Ryder Foundation

Leyland Methodist Church

23 April 1988

Music by Vivaldi, Mozart and Rutter with Amanda Roocroft

Town Hall, Chorley

21 May 1988

Concert

 

11 October 1988

Concert

St Augustine’s Church, Tonge Moor

22 October 1988

'Music for You' with Saint Michael’s High School Chapel Choir

St Michael’s High School, Chorley

10 December 1988

Christmas Carols for Sue Ryder Foundation

Cuerden Hall

25 February 1989

Concert for Chorley and District Stroke Club

Park Road Methodist Church, Chorley

13 May 1989

Elgar 'Te Deum' and Beethoven 'Mass in C' with Amanda Roocroft

Town Hall, Chorley

17 June 1989

Flower Festival

St Stephen's in the Banks Church

13 September 1989

Music for John Mackereth Ordination

United Reformed Church, Westhoghton

7 October 1989

Vaughan Williams 'Mass in G minor'

Church of the Most Holy and Undivided Trinity, Bury

28 October 1989

Autumn concert 

Waterloo Methodist Church Blackpool

16 December 1989

'Navidad Nuestra'  - Christmas Carols for Sue Ryder Foundation

Cuerden Hall

31 March 1990

Concert of Choral Music, including Bernstein 'Chichester Psalms'

Hollinshead Street URC, Chorley

9 June 1990

Celebration  Concert

Immanuel Church, Feniscowles, Blackburn

15 September 1990

800th Anniversary celebrations

St James’ Church, Brindle

29 September 1990

Concert for Methodist Homes for the Aged

Trinity Methodist Church, Chorley

8 December 1990

Christmas Carols for Sue Ryder Foundation

Cuerden Hall

15 December 1990

Carol Concert

Town Hall, Chorley

9 March 1991

‘Porgy and Bess’ in concert with Amanda Roocroft : for NCH

Guild Hall, Preston

8 June 1991

Summer Concert

Methodist Church, Mawdesley

12 October 1991

'Alleluia!'

Parish Church, Settle

14 December 1991

Carol Concert with Saint Michael’s High School choir and Northern Brass Consort for the Mayor's Charity

Town Hall, Chorley

14 March 1992

'A Mozart Celebration'

Town Hall, Chorley

9 May 1992

Spring Concert

Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull

6 June 1992

Summer Concert

Methodist Church, Eccleston

10 October 1992

Autumn Concert

Central Methodist Church, Bolton

December 1992

Christmas Music

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

27 March 1993

'Four Hands and Us' with Judith Bamber and Amanda Roocroft

 Town Hall, Chorley

12 June 1993 Concert in Celebration of the 25th Wedding Anniversary of John and Jenny Cree Immanuel Church, Pleasington

23 October 1993

'Singing and Swinging' with Sarah Gilbert

Town Hall, Chorley

11 December 1993

Family Carol Concert with Saint Michael’s High School choir

 Town Hall, Chorley

23 April 1994

Spring Concert

Blackburn Cathedral

14 June 1994

900th Anniversary celebrations – Flower festival

St Mary’s Church, Eccleston

25 June 1994

Summer Concert - Flower Festival

St Stephen's in the Banks Church

15 October 1994

Charity Concert – AMEC

Smithills Hall, Bolton

10 December 1994

Christmas Concert with Hutton GS choir (St Nicolas Britten)

Town Hall, Chorley

9 April 1995 Handel 'Messiah' Trinity Methodist Church, Chorley
17 June 1995 Summer Concert Immanuel Church, Pleasington
21 October 1995 Concert Heaton Moor Methodist Church
9 December 1995 Christmas Carol Concert Town Hall, Chorley
20 February 1996 Concert St Leonard's Church, Penwortham
27 April 1996 'A Night at the Opera' Town Hall, Chorley
22 June 1996 Summer Concert Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull
19 October 1996 'Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo' St Michael’s High School, Chorley
14 December 1996 Carol Concert Euxton Parish Church
19 April 1997 Handel 'Solomon and Lucrezia' Town Hall, Chorley
18 October 1997 Charity Concert in aid of Derian House Hospice St Michael’s High School, Chorley
29 June 1997 'Music for a Summer Evening' Parish Church, Silverdale
6 December 1997 'Words and Music for Christmas' Town Hall, Chorley
7 February 1998 'An Evening of Folk, Gospel and Song' Formby
6 June 1998 Carl Orff 'Carmina Burana' Victoria Hall, Bolton
27 June 1998 Evensong Parish Church, Whalley
17 October 1998 Fauré 'Requiem' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
7 November 1998 Fauré 'Requiem' Our Lady of Compassion Church, Formby
22 December 1998 'Ceremony of Carols' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
17 April 1999 'Spring Serenade' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
26 June 1999 'Gounod to Gershwin' Emmanuel Church, Ormskirk
21 December 1999 'Words and Music for Christmas' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
5 February 2000 Vivaldi 'Gloria' and Rutter 'Magnificat' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
15 July 2000 Millennium Concert in the Park Astley Park, Chorley
14 October 2000 'Songs that Swing' with Sarah Gilbert Trinity Methodist Church, Chorley
19 December 2000 Concert of Christmas Music St Laurence’s Church, Chorley
24 March 2001 'Great Choral Masterpieces' St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

16 June 2001

'Music for a Summer’s Evening'

Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull

26 June 2001

Summer Concert

Smithills Hall, Bolton

12 October 2001

'Singing for St Catherine’s Hospice'

 St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

18 December 2001

Christmas Concert  with Corus Brass

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

20 April 2002

'Elgar and his Contemporaries'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

22 June 2002

Jubilee Concert – Summer Music

St Paul’s Church, Adlington

12 October 2002

'A Century of Song'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

20 December 2002

'Christmas Cheer'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

12 April 2003

Cherubini 'Requiem', Holst 'Hymn to Jesus' with Bolton Choral Union

Victoria Hall, Bolton

7 June 2003

Flower Festival –Summer Concert

Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull

18 October 2003

'Feel the Spirit!'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

23 December 2003

Christmas Concert with Corus Brass

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

28 February 2004

Karl Jenkins 'The Armed Man' with Adrienne Murray

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

15 May 2004

'Stabat Mater'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

26 June 2004

Summer Concert – for St Catherine’s Hospice

Euxton Methodist Church

16 October 2004

Autumn Concert

Goosnargh Parish Church

22 December 2004

'The Joy of Christmas'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

5 March 2005

'An American Dream' – for the Miles Standish celebrations

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

14 May 2005

'Music for a Summer Evening' with Adrienne Murray

Horwich Parish Church

15 October 2005

Silver Jubilee Concert – with Howard Rogerson

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

21 December 2005

'Closer to Christmas' with the Brett Family

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

11 March 2006

Haydn 'Mass' and Rutter 'Requiem'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

25 May 2006

With Blackburn Salvation Army Band –for cancer research

Westholme School, Blackburn

24 June 2006

Summer Concert – for charity

Croston Parish Church

14 October 2006

'Autumn Leaves'

Horwich Parish Church

Nov/Dec 2006 'Songs for a Season' - a concert of Advent music Goosnargh Parish Church

20 December 2006

'Rejoice and be Merry'

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

17 March 2007

Elgar Anniversary Concert

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

16 June 2007

'These we have Loved' a selection from the Choir’s repertoire

St Laurence’s Church, Chorley

October 2007 Autumn Concert St Laurence's Church Chorley
December 2007 Christmas Concert St Laurence's Church Chorley
28 April 2008 Requiem Karl Jenkins Carmina Burana Carl Orf St Laurence's Church Chorley
14 June 2008 Music for a Summer Evening Spendmore Ln Methodist Ch
12 December 2008 Christmas Concert St James Over Darwen
23 December 2008 Behold the Star Christmas Concert St Laurence's Chorley
28 March 2009 Choral Contrasts - Purcell to Puccini St Laurence Chorley
27 June 2009 We'll gather Lilacs with "The Promenade Orchestra of Morcambe" St Laurence Chorley
17 October 2009 Mass of the Children - Rutter with St Michaels Chapel Choir
Little Jazz Mass - Chilcott  Learsongs - William Mathias
St Laurence Chorley
23 December 2009 When a child is born (with pupils from Balshaw Ln and Monor Rd Primary School) St Laurence Chorley
26 March 2010 Stainers Crucifixion and other Passion Music St Laurence Chorley
26 June 2010 Summer Serenade with Adrienne Murray St Laurence Chorley
06 Nov 2010 Autumn Mists St Philips Southport
22 December 2010 I give you Christmas St Laurence Chorley
2nd April 2011 Mozart Requiem St Laurence Chorley
18th June 2011 Music for a Summer's Evening St Laurence Chorley
5 November 2011 Faure Requiem St Laurence Chorley
21 December 2011 Christmas Stars St Laurence Chorley
17 March 2012 Zimbe! with GNS Eccleston St Mary RC Leyland
23 June 2012 Summer Jubilee Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull
3 Nov 2012 Bach Magnificat, Haydn Nelson Mass St Laurence Church Chorley
21 December 2012 Joy to the World with Manor Rd & Balshaw Ln Primary Schools St Laurence Chorley
20 April 2013 Eternal Light Music by Howard Goodall and Paul Mellor St Laurence Chorley
10 May 2013 Summer Concert with St Michaels Chapel Choir Hollinshead St URC Church Chorley
5 October 2013 Rededication of CMC with 5 Negro Spirituals Chorley Methodist Church
23rd December 2013 A Christmas Garland with Christopher Robert St Laurence Church Chorley
29th March 2014 Rutters Gloria with GNS Eccleston and Salutation Brass St Mary's RC Church Leyland
18th October 2014 Brahms Requiem St Laurence Church Chorley
23rd December 2014 Journey back to Christmas with Leyland Wind Quintet and Christopher Robert St Laurence Church Chorley
27th March 2015 Seven last words from the Cross St Laurence Church Chorley
10th October 2015 Gilbert & Sullivan's Trial by Jury St Laurence Church Chorley
23rd December 2015 A Child is born with Angela Hicks St Laurence Church Chorley
13th March 2016 Choral Meditation for Passiontide St Laurence Church Chorley
21st May 2016 Haydn. The Creation St Laurence Church Chorley
8th October 2016 Chorley Live Chorley Town Hall
St Laurences Church
21st December 2016 Glory to GOD with Angela Hicks and Concert Orchestra St Laurence Church Chorley
2nd April 2017 Faure Requiem and Music for Passiontide St Laurences Church Chorley
20th May 2017 Spring Sunrise inc Gjeilo Sunrise Mass, Faure Cantique de Jean Racine, Beethoven Elegisher Gesand, Montiverdi Beati Vir with orchestra St Laurences Church Chorley
7th October 2017 Choral Evensong Blackburn Cathederal
21st December 2017 Christmas Concert St Laurences Church Chorley