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Past Concerts

Below is a list of previous concerts by Vox Cordis. If you were in the audience and can fill in any gaps, please contact us by clicking here!

1998

July Concert in Notting Hill.

1999

9 July ‘A Notting Hill Carnival’, St George’s Hall, Notting Hill. Music by Byrd, Stanford, Pearsall, Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Bruckner and Bridge. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief. Conducted by Toby Purser and Matthew Altham.

2000

26 March Concert at St George’s Campden Hill.

5 April Concert at St George’s Campden Hill.

26 May Concert at Beaulieu Abbey, including Tavener, Stanford and Bridge, Vaughan Williams folksong settings and a Mass by Palestrina.

24 November Concert at St George’s Campden Hill, including Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia.

13 December Carol Concert at the V&A.

2001

9 March Faure Requiem – A concert of sacred music by Faure and Howells. Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace. Soloists Sarah Moule and David Salmon, organist Andrew Wells. St George’s Campden Hill.

April As Velvet Chords, at Wilton’s Music Hall – music hall favourites.

May Bank Holiday weekend concert at St Mary the Virgin, Petworth, including Mendelssohn ‘Hear My Prayer’, Parry, Stanford, Finzi, Lotti, Haydn, Taverner, Bainton, Grainger, Purcell, Wesley and Sullivan. The choir also sang the Sunday morning services.

1 June An Evening of Choral Music for Ascensiontide and the Church year. Finzi, Bainton, Stanford, Mendelssohn, Parry. St George’s Church, Campden Hill.

25 October Vivaldi Gloria; Britten Te Deum and Jubilate; Finzi Lo The Full Final Sacrifice. Marylebone Church. Conducted by Charlie Grace and Matthew Altham.

December St Mary’s Easebourne Carol Concert.

19 December ‘Christmas through the Ages’. A celebration of the Christmas Music of the British Isles from the Middle Ages to the Present Day - sung by Velvet Chords at the V&A conducted by Charlie Grace and Matthew Altham, with Chris Cartner on the piano.

21 December A Celebration of Christmas with seasonal music and readings. Conducted by Charlie Grace and Matthew Altham, accompanied by Chris Cartner.

2002

15 March Bach St John Passion with the Vox Cordis Orchestra. Soloists: Mark Wilde as the Evangelist, Matthew Altham as Jesus, William Townend as Pilate / Bass, Sarah Moule (Soprano), Simon Baker (Alto), and Chris Watson (Tenor) at St Mary Abbotts, Kensington. In aid of Hope and Homes for Children. Conducted by Charlie Grace.

1 June Jubilee Celebration of Music through the Ages, for The Queen’s Golden Jubilee. Conducted by Charlie Grace. St Paul’s Walden Bury.

3 July Macmillan Summer Serenade, St Luke’s Chelsea. With Sue McGregor, Kathryn Harries and John Hudson.

8 November Duruflé Requiem; Howells Te Deum and Jubilate (Collegium Regale). Soloists: Sarah Moule (soprano) and William Townend (bass). Conducted by Matthew Altham.

5 December Carol Service for Order of Malta, Cheyne Row. Conducted by Charlie Grace, organist Chris Cartner.

2003

20 March Haydn Mass in C Major (Paukenmesse / Mass in Time of War); Allegri Miserere; Gorecki Totus Tuus; Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs. With the Vox Cordis Orchestra. Soloists Sarah Moule (soprano), Jenny Fisher (alto), Charlie Grace (tenor) and William Townend (baritone). Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace. In aid of SSAFA Forces Help.

26 June Elgar, The Music Makers; also music by Finzi, Gorecki and Mendelssohn. Soloist Sarah Moule. Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace.

2 July Macmillan Summer Serenade, St Luke's Chelsea.

29 October Schubert Mass in G Major, Britten Rejoice in the Lamb, Bruckner motets, Balfour-Gardiner Evening Hymn. Soloists from the choir. Holy Trinity Prince Consort Road. Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace, organist Tom Corns.

31 October / 1 November Weekend services at Norwich Cathedral.

27 November Carol Service for Speakability, St John’s Waterloo. With Kathryn Harries.

11 December Carol Service for the Order of Malta, Cheyne Row.

17 December V&A Carol Concert.

2004

25 March Bach Mass in B Minor. With the Linden Baroque Orchestra. Soloists Sarah Moule (soprano), Marion Sicre (mezzo-soprano), Toby Gee (countertenor), Mark Wilde (tenor) and William Townend (baritone). St Luke's Chelsea. In aid of SSAFA Forces Help. Conducted by Charlie Grace.

1 May Concert as part of the Music at Beaulieu series, including Britten Flower Songs and music by Elgar, Stanford, Farmer, Byrd and Morley. Conducted by Matthew Altham.

4 November Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai, Britten St Nicolas. With the Vox Cordis orchestra and boys from the London Oratory School Schola. St Nicolas: Mark Wilde. In aid of the National Playing Fields Association. Holy Trinity Prince Consort Road.

1 December Carol Concert in aid of The Knights of Malta, St Patrick’s Soho Square. Conducted by Charlie Grace. Readers Stefan Bednarczyk, Nickolas Grace, Ross Kemp, Nichola McAuliffe, Paul O’Grady (and Buster), Jenny Seagrove, Yolanda Vasquez.

2005

16 March Kodály Missa Brevis, plus music by Purcell and Tallis. Conducted by Matthew Altham. Holy Trinity Prince Consort Road.

26 June Macmillan Summer Serenade. With Simon Bates.

29 June Summer Concert at the V&A, conducted by Matthew Altham.

8 October Haydn’s Nelson Mass at Bath Abbey with the Bath Philharmonia and soloists Sarah Moule (soprano), David Clegg (countertenor), Mark Wilde (tenor) and William Townend (bass). Also included music by Elgar, Vaughan Williams (Serenade to Music) and Arne. Conducted by Charlie Grace.

8 December Charlie Waller Memorial Trust carol concert, conducted by Charlie Grace.

19 December Carols at the Prime Minister’s Christmas Party, No.10 Downing Street.

2006

22 March Puccini Messa di Gloria. Soloists Adam Tunnicliffe (tenor) and William Townend (bass). Holy Trinity Prince Consort Road.

8 May Concert in Rye, conducted by Matthew Altham.

1 July Bruckner Mass No.2 in E Minor; Bruckner Motets. With the Orchestra of St Paul’s, conducted by Ben Palmer.

22 November Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor. St Luke’s Chelsea. For the Rosemary Foundation.

December Recording for Classic FM ‘Rehearsing Christmas’ with Simon Bates, broadcast on Christmas Eve.

16 December Carols at the Prime Minister’s Christmas Party, No.10 Downing Street.

18 December Charlie Waller Memorial Trust carol concert, conducted by Charlie Grace and Matthew Altham, organist Jonathan Leonard. With readings by Alexander Armstrong, Neil Fox, Damian Lewis, Richard Stilgoe, Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

2007

16 March ‘Deep in my Soul’, A concert of Lenten and devotional music including Brahms, Morales, Mouton, Clemens non Papa, Rachmaninov, Stravinsky, Villette, Tavener and Macmillan. Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace. St George’s Church Bloomsbury.

21 April Beethoven Symphony 8; Haydn Harmoniemesse. With the Orchestra of St Paul’s, conducted by Ben Palmer. St Paul’s Covent Garden. Soloists from the choir.

4 July A Summer Serenade – light hearted music for a summer evening, including music by Elgar, Barber, Tippett, Sullivan, Cole Porter, Stanford and Jerome Kern. In aid of the Ampleforth Abbey Trust Windmill Project. Conducted by Charlie Grace and Matthew Altham, organist Jonathan Leonard.

19 / 20 October Ampleforth weekend, including a concert in Ampleforth Village and High Mass at Ampleforth Abbey. Conducted by Matthew Altham.

4 November Mozart Requiem. With the Orchestra of St Paul’s, conducted by Ben Palmer. St Paul’s Covent Garden.

12 December Carol Concert in aid of the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. Conducted by Charlie Grace, organist Jonathan Leonard.

17 December A Christmas Concert of Carols and Readings, St James’s Church, Spanish Place, in aid of the Westminster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Conducted by Matthew Altham and Charlie Grace, organist Charles Cole.

2008

1 March Faure Requiem; Poulenc Motets. With the Tamesa Orchestra, conducted by Jason Lai. St John’s Waterloo.

15 April Set at the Arctic Circle, Islington. Included Poulenc Motets and music by James Macmillan. Conducted by Matthew Altham.

5 June Concert at St Mary’s Battersea, conducted by Charlie Grace.

10 July The choir’s 10th anniversary concert at Wilton’s Music Hall.

12 July Elgar The Dream of Gerontius. Vox Cordis as semi-chorus with the Forest Philharmonic orchestra and the South West Essex Choir, conducted by Ben Palmer. Walthamstow Assembly Hall. Soloists: Sarah Moule as the Angel, Richard Rowe as Gerontius, and George von Bergen as the Priest / the Angel of the Agony.

21 and 22 July Evensongs at Westminster Abbey, conducted by Charles Cole.

2 November – Bach Magnificat; Handel Zadok the Priest, with the Orchestra of St Paul’s, conducted by Ben Palmer. Soloists: Susannah Vango, Amy Wood (sopranos), Matthew Venner (countertenor), Gareth Morris (tenor), and James Birchall (bass). St Paul’s Covent Garden.

15 December Christmas concert at St Luke’s, Sydney Street, Chelsea, conducted by Charlie Grace. In aid of the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.

18 December Christmas concert at St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, Mortlake

2009

4 April Bach St John Passion with the Vox Cordis Baroque Orchestra. Soloists: Nicholas Milroy as the Evangelist, Stuart Young as Jesus, William Townend Pilate / Bass, Susan Gilmour-Bailey (Soprano), David Clegg (Alto), and Jeremy Budd (Tenor). At Douai Abbey, Berkshire. Conducted by Charlie Grace.

25 October Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem, with the Orchestra of St Paul’s. Soloists: Elizabeth Toye (soprano) and David Neal (baritone). Conducted by Ben Palmer.

10 December Christmas concert at St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, North Worple Way, Mortlake, SW14 8PR. Readings by Catherine Tate and Julie Etchingham. Soloist Anne-Marie Owens. Conducted by Robert Proudfoot.

14 December Christmas concert at St Luke’s, Sydney Street, Chelsea, conducted by Charlie Grace. In aid of the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.

17 December Carol Concert at St Paul’s Knightsbridge, conducted by Charlie Grace. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.

21 December Carol Concert at St James’s Church, Spanish Place W1. In aid of the Westminster Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Conducted by Charles Cole.

2010

8 April Acis and Galatea at St Martin-in-the-Fields, with the Belmont Ensemble.

1 May Vivaldi Gloria and Handel Zadok the Priest at St Martin-in-the-Fields, with the Belmont Ensemble.

16th June. 8 pm. St Giles-in-the-Fields, near Tottenham Court Road, London WC2H 8LG. Duke Ellington - Sacred Concerts

24 July Vivaldi Gloria and Mozart Requiem at St Martin-in-the-Fields, with the Belmont Ensemble.

4 / 5 September concert weekend in Rye.

16 October Vivaldi Gloria at St Martin-in-the-Fields, with the Belmont Ensemble.

7 November Bach 'Singet dem Herrn' and 'O Jesu Christ meins lebens licht'; Stravinsky Mass, with Ben Palmer and the Orchestra of St Paul's.

13th December Carol Concert in aid of the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, St Luke's, Sydney Street, London SW3

16th December Carol Concert in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, St Paul's, Knightsbridge, London SW1X

2011

7 March Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, with Ben Palmer and the Orchestra of St Paul’s, at St John’s Smith Square.

24th September at 7:30pm Concert of Sacred and Secular choral music, including Britten "Flower Songs" and works by Barber, Elgar, Purcell and Wesley, conducted by Charlie Grace at St John's Church, Northington, Hampshire SO24 9UB

6th December Carol Service at St Simon Zelotes, Chelsea, Milner Street, in aid of RNLI

8th December Carol Holy Redeemer, Cheyne Walk, carol concert in aid of Ampleforth, conducted by Charlie GRace

12th December Carol concert in aid of the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, St Luke's Chelsea, conducted by Charlie Grace

15th December Carols in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief, St Paul's Knightsbridge

2012

26 June Great English church music, conducted by Matthew Altham at St Andrew's Church, Holborn

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