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Recent Events

Details of our more recent performances are listed below. Look at Past Performances for a register of all events since 1966!

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The Armed Man by Sir Karl Jenkins: Sunday 25th June 2017

Sunday 25th June 2017 at 7.30 p.m. in the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford. Conductor: Brian Kay Mezzo Soprano: Angharad Lyddon The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey)     After 2000 performances worldwide, Sir Karl Jenkins’ hugely popular millennium Mass for Peace finally came to Burford.  

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Come and Sing with Bob and Brian: Saturday 27th May 2017

We will be hosting a day of lively music-making at Burford School on Saturday 27th May 2017, led by our President, Bob Chilcott and our Director of Music, Brian Kay. The works we will sing include Bob Chilcott’s recently published work ‘Gloria’, with a view to a performance at the end of …

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Handel’s Messiah: Sunday 9th April 2017

Soprano: Robyn Allegra Parton Mezzo-Soprano: Angharad Lyddon Tenor: James Oxley Bass: Jon Stainsby Conductor: Brian Kay in the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (Leader: Kate Bailey) Tickets: £23 and £19 (reserved), £15 and £10 (unreserved). Students and children half-price. Newsflash, 25th February: ALL reserved tickets have been sold, and …

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Mendelssohn’s Elijah: Sunday 20th November 2016

Soprano: Mary Bevan Mezzo-Soprano: Marta Fontanals-Simmons Tenor: Thomas Elwin Bass: Ashley Riches The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) Conducted by Brian Kay in the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford at 7.30 p.m. The Burford Singers will be performing Mendelssohn’s ever-popular oratorio for the first time since 2002. Elijah dramatically depicts scenes from …

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Summer Concert 2016: Saturday 2nd July

Saturday 2nd July 2016, at 7.30 p.m. in Burford School Bach: Singet dem Herrn (BWV 225) Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs George Martin: The Mission Chorales Bob Chilcott: Dances of Time Conductor: Brian Kay Guest soloist: Craig Ogden (guitar) Pianist: Robin Baggs A delightful programme for a summer’s evening, featuring Craig Ogden playing …

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Spring Concert 2016: Sunday 20th March

Paul Carr: Requiem for an Angel Schubert: Mass in G (D167) The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) Soprano: Robyn Allegra Parton Baritone: Gavin Carr Conducted by Brian Kay 7.30 p.m. at the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford Our Spring programme brings together a youthful Schubert Mass – completed in only one …

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Israel in Egypt: Sunday 22nd November 2015

Handel: Israel in Egypt : Sunday 22nd November 2015 at 7.30 p.m. in the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford Canzona  (leader: Theresa Caudle) Soprano: Sarah Power Counter-tenor: James Neville Tenor: Daniel Auchincloss Conductor: Brian Kay   Handel’s mighty oratorio Israel in Egypt has long remained second only to Messiah in popularity, setting words from …

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The Burford Singers at the Burford Festival : Sunday 14th June 2015

The Burford Singers at the Burford Festival, with the Cotswold Youth Choir Karl Jenkins: Gloria Bob Chilcott: Little Jazz Mass John Rutter: Feel the Spirit Soloist: Melanie Marshall, mezzo soprano Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) Conductors: Brian Kay and Adam Treadaway 7.30 p.m. in the Church of St John the Baptist, Burford You …

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Spring Concert: Saturday 28th March 2015

Bob Chilcott: Requiem Haydn: Spring (from The Seasons) Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) Laurie Ashworth (soprano) Thomas Elwin (tenor) Jon Stainsby (bass) Michael Bochmann (violin) Conductor: Bob Chilcott During Brian’s sabbatical break we are delighted and honoured that Bob Chilcott has agreed to conduct our Spring concert, including …

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Mozart and Lauridsen, 23rd November 2014

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) Emily Vine: Soprano Angharad Lyddon: Mezzo soprano Gareth Treseder: Tenor Frederick Long; Bass Conductor: Brian Kay  

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Choral Workshop: Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man

  Saturday 20th September, 2014  in Burford School. Brian Kay  prepared us for a barn-storming performance of this modern classic. Choral singers from all over the country came and, by all accounts, had a wonderful day. Anne Braley was our soloist in performance, and Julian Elloway accompanied the rehearsal and the performance.  

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Gilbert & Sullivan Gala Concert

Conductor: Brian Kay Soloists: Simon Butteriss Daisy Brown – soprano Katie Slater – mezzo Nicholas Scott – tenor Leon Berger – bass Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (leader: Kate Bailey) An evening of irresistible ‘shreds and patches’ from many of the much-loved Savoy operas, including The Gondoliers, The Mikado, HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe, …

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J S Bach: St Matthew Passion

Good Friday 2014  A memorably moving performance of Bach’s landmark work, with soloistsNick Pritchard (Evangelist),Freddie Long (Christus), Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Diana Moore (mezzo soprano), Thomas Elwin (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass); together with Canzona and the Cotswold Youth Choir.          

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The Burford Singers' performance of Dido and Aeneas, 8th December 1996

Our Past Performances

    Date Venue Programme Concerts conducted by Brian Kay 25/06/2017 Burford PC Sir Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man, with the CCO and soloist Angharad Lyddon (mezzo) 09/04/2017 Burford PC Handel’s Messiah, with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo), James Oxley (tenor), Jon Stainsby (bass) 20/11/2016 Burford PC Mendelssohn’s Elijah, …

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