Forthcoming Concerts

Duruflé Requiem

Saturday 11th November 2017 - 7:30pm, St Saviours Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans. AL1 4DF

Joseph Rheinberger Stabat Mater in G minor, Op 138

Samuel Barber Adagio for string orchestra, Op 11  

Tarik O’Regan Triptych

Maurice Duruflé Requiem, Op 9


Leilani Barratt mezzo-soprano

Angus McPhee baritone

Orchestra Nova

George Vass conductor


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Tickets £18 (£15 concessions) l £15 (£12 concessions) l £1 children.  Available from


A Christmas Celebration

Sunday 10th December 2017 - 7:00pm, Marlborough Road Methodist Church

Alexander L’Estrange Hodie!

John Tavener The Lamb

Richard James Harvey Chanticleer

Christopher Gunning New work (world premiere)


Richard Harvey organ

George Vass conductor

Our ever-popular Christmas concert festures a brand new carol by Christopher Gunning, composer of the music for the ITV series Poirot, together with pieces by Alexander L'Estrange, Richard James Harvey and nonagenarian John Joubert.

As always, the programme also includes a wide variety of seasonal music with opportunities for audience participation together with readings from members of the choir.


Tickets – £13 l £1 children.  Available from


Hymns and Motets

Sunday 04th February 2018 - 4:00pm, Marlborough Road Methodist Church

Richard Harvey – organ

George Vassconductor

This special hour-long programme will include well-known works by Hubert Parry in the centenary year of his death, together with other great British anthems and familiar hymns, with plenty of opportunities for audience participation.


Tickets – £13 l £1 children.  Available from


Handel's Messiah

Saturday 21st April 2018 - 7:30pm, The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban

George Frederic Handel – Messiah HWV56


Helen-Jane Howells soprano

William Purefoy countertenor 

Christopher Bowen tenor

Alexander Ashworth baritone

Orchestra Nova

George Vassconductor


Tickets£25 l £20 l £15 l £10 l £5 children.  Available from The Gift Shop, St Albans Abbey or by calling 01727 8902090 – Monday-Friday 10.00-16.45hrs; Saturday 10.00-15.45hrs; Sunday 13.00-17.00hrs also via


A Time For All Seasons

Saturday 30th June 2018 - 7:30pm, Jubilee Hall, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, AL1 3SJ

Cecilia McDowall A Fancy of Folksongs

James MacMillan The Gallant Weaver

Cecilia McDowall A Time for all Seasons

Bod Chilcott Like a Singing Bird

Bob Chilcott Irish Blessing

John Rutter The Sprig of Thyme

Sophie Edwards soprano

Beaumont School Vocal Ensemble

Richard Harvey piano

George Vass conductor

Tickets – £16 (£14 concessions) £1 children.  Available from

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