Forthcoming events:

24 November 2024 7.30pm
Burford Parish Church


    • Vivaldi: Gloria
    • Albinoni: Adagio
    • John Rutter: Magnificat


    • Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (Leader – Kate Bailey) 
    • Will Dawes (Conductor)
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6 April 2025 7.30pm
Burford Parish Church


  • Brahms: Schicksalslied
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
  • Fanny Hensel (née Mendelssohn): Hiob (Job)
  • Haydn: Harmoniemesse


  • Cotswold Chamber Orchestra (Leader – Kate Bailey) 
  • Will Dawes (Conductor)

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Previous events:

Concerts conducted by Will Dawes
16/06/2024Burford PCBurford Festival Finale Concert: Finzi: God is Gone Up; Elgar: The Spirit of the Lord; Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs; Bob Chilcott: Aesop's Fables; Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands: with Daniel Tate (baritone) and Bernard West (keyboard)
24/04/2024Burford PCHaydn: The Creation, with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Sebastian Hill (tenor), Frederick Long (bass)
Concerts conducted by Brian Kay
26/11/2023Burford PCBrian Kay Farewell Concert
Handel: Messiah, with the CCO and soloists Jessica Cale (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano), William Searle (tenor), Gareth Brynmor John (bass)
25/06/2023Burford PCMagic of Mozart: Regina Coeli, K276; Horn Concerto No. 3 (soloist Ben Goldscheider); Requiem in D minor; with the CCO and soloists Lucy Knight (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo-soprano), Peter Martin (tenor), Freddie Long (bass)
02/04/2023Burford PCClassic Choral Favourites: Faure: Requiem; Haydn: Nelson Mass: with the CCO and soloists Sarah Power (soprano), Emily Gray (mezzo-soprano), Peter Martin (tenor), Jon Stainsby (baritone)
27/11/2022Burford PCCelebration of the Music of John Rutter: with soloist Melanie Marshall (Mezzo-soprano) and the CCO. 
Gloria; Suite for Strings; Distant Lands; Five Christmas Carols; Feel the Spirit
19/06/2022 &
Burford PC &
Banbury PC
Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna plus Great Choral Classics: much-loved choral ‘lollipops’ by Brahms, Faure, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Parry & Stainer with Robin Baggs (organ)
09/04/2022Cirencester PCJS Bach: St John Passion; with Baroque Ensemble Canzona and soloists David Webb (Evangelist), Jon Stainsby (Christus), Jessica Cale (soprano), James Neville (alto) and Freddie Long (bass)
28/11/2021Burford PCSchubert: Rosamunde Overture; Clive Osgood: Dixit Dominus; Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise; with the CCO and soloists Charlotte Bowden (soprano), Susanna MacRae (soprano) and Oliver Johnston (tenor)
24/11/2019Burford PCVerdi Requiem: with soloists Linda Richardson (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (Mezzo-soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Freddie Long (Bass) and the CCO. In memory of Sir Stephen Cleobury
16/06/2019Burford PCBurford Festival Finale Concert: Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro; Bob Chilcott: Dances of Time; Shostakovich: Piano Concerto no. 2; Alexander L'Estrange: Songs of a Rainbow Nation; Beethoven: Choral Fantasia; with the Cotswold Chamber Orchestra and pianist Maria Marchant.
Concert conducted by Bob Chilcott
14/04/2019Burford PCVaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs; Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem; with members of the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano) and Gareth Brynmor John (baritone)
Concerts conducted by Brian Kay
25/11/2018Burford PCMozart: Divertimento in D major for strings; Horn Concerto no 4 in E flat major (soloist: Ben Goldscheider); The Great C Minor Mass (new Novello edition); with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Marta Fontanal-Simmons (mezzo soprano), William Wallace (tenor) and Jake Muffett (baritone)
23/06/2018Tewkesbury AbbeyBritten: War Requiem; with the English Arts Chorale, English Arts Orchestra, Linda Richardson (soprano), James Gilchrist (tenor), Quentin Hayes (baritone) with the Choristers of Bristol Cathedral.
09/06/2018Winchester CathedralBritten: War Requiem; Conducted by Leslie Olive (main orchestra and choir) and Brian Kay (chamber orchestra), these roles being reversed at Tewkesbury Abbey.
25/03/2018Burford PCPurcell: Funeral sentences for Queen Mary; Stainer: Crucifixion, with soloists Joshua Ellicott (tenor), Quentin Hayes (bass), Robin Baggs (organist)
03/12/2017Burford PCRutter: Requiem; Haydn: Missa Cellensis, with the CCO and soloists Nardus Williams (soprano), Rebecca Coombs (mezzo-soprano), Guy Elliott (tenor), James Richardson (bass)
25/06/2017Burford PCKarl Jenkins: The Armed Man, with the CCO and soloist Angharad Lyddon (mezzo)
09/04/2017Burford PCHandel: Messiah, with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo), James Oxley (tenor), Jon Stainsby (bass)
20/11/2016Burford PCMendelssohn: Elijah, with the CCO and soloists Mary Bevan (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo), Thomas Elwin (tenor) and Ashley Riches (bass baritone)
02/07/2016Burford SchoolChilcott: Dances of Time, Bach: Singet dem Herrn, George Martin: The Mission Chorales, Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs, Hilary Tadman-Robins: Sound the Trumpet [premiere]. Carolyn King (oboe), Robin Baggs (accompanist); Craig Ogden (guitar) played Scarlatti: Three sonatas, Albeniz: Sevilla, Bach: Prelude, Gigue and Double from the Lute Suite, Gary Ryan: Lough Caragh and Rondo Rodeo.
20/03/2016Burford PCMozart: Divertimento in B Flat Major, K 137, Schubert: Mass in G, Paul Carr: Requiem for an Angel with the CCO. Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Laurence Kilsby (tenor), Gavin Carr (baritone)
22/11/2015Burford PCHandel: Israel in Egypt with Canzona, Sarah Power (soprano), James Neville (counter -tenor), Daniel Auchincloss (tenor)
Concert conducted by Brian Kay and Adam Treadaway
14/06/2015Burford PCBurford Festival Finale Concert: Karl Jenkins: Gloria, Rutter: Feel the Spirit with the CCO. Melanie Marshall  (mezzo soprano); The Cotswold Youth Choir: Chilcott: Little Jazz Mass
Concert conducted by Bob Chilcott
28/03/2015Burford PCBob Chilcott: Requiem, Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Haydn: Spring from The Seasons, with the CCO. Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Thomas Elwin (tenor), Jon Stainsby (bass), Michael Bochmann (violin)
Concerts conducted by Brian Kay
24/11/2014Burford PCMorten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, Mozart: Requiem, with the CCO. Emily Vine (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo), Gareth Treseder (tenor), Frederick Long (bass).
29/06/2014Burford PCGilbert & Sullivan Gala Concert, with the CCO and soloists Simon Butteris, Daisy Brown (soprano), Katie Slater (mezzo), Nicholas Scott (tenor) and Leon Berger (bass)
18/04/2014Burford PCJ.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, with Canzona. Nick Pritchard (Evangelist),Freddie Long (Christus), Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Diana Moore (mezzo soprano), Thomas Elwin (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass)
24/11/2013Burford PCGounod: St Cecilia Mass, Puccini: Messa di Gloria, with Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, with the CCO. Sophie Bevan (Soprano), Thomas Elwin (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone)
09/06/2013Burford PCTwo Gala Concerts for the Burford Festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM The Queen. With the CCO , the Cotswold Children's Choir and Martene Grimson (Soprano). Choral works by Handel, Parry , Mendelssohn, Brahms and Handel. Orchestral works by Walton, Elgar, Coates, Binge.
24/03/2013Burford PCCome, ye sons of art (Purcell), Three Songs of Praise (Dyson), I was glad (Parry), Coronation Mass (Mozart), with the CCO, Sarah Power (soprano), William Purefoy and Edward Jacek Edgcumbe (Counter-Tenors), Nicholas Pritchard (Tenor), Jon Stainsby (Bass).
25/11/2012Burford PCSerenade for Strings (Elgar), A Great and Glorious Victory (Jonathan Willcocks), The Nelson Mass (Haydn), with the CCO. Soloists: Ruth Jenkins (Soprano), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone)
24/06/2012Burford PCHandel: Sing unto God, Requiem - A Thanksgiving for Life (Philip Ledger), Mozart: Divertimento for strings K138 and Missa Brevis in Bb K275 (with CCO). Soloists Mary Bevan (Soprano), David Gould (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor) and Jon Stainsby (Bass).
01/04/2012Burford PCDream of Gerontius (Elgar), with CCO. Soloists: Vanessa Williamson (Mezzo-soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
20/11/2011Burford PCRossini: Petite Messe Solennelle and William Tell Overture, with Pianists David Nettle and Richard Markham on Pleyel double piano; Harmonium Julian Elloway. Soloists Linda Richardson (soprano), Stephanie Lewis (Mezzo soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Michel da Souza (Bass).
26/06/2011Burford PCMass in C (Schubert), The Mission Chorales (Sir George Martin), Gloria (Vivaldi), with CCO. Soloists Ruth Jenkins (Soprano), Stephanie Lewis (Mezzo soprano), Jeremy Budd (Tenor), Stephen Connolly (Bass).
17/04/2011Burford PCBach: B Minor Mass, with the Baroque Ensemble Canzona. Soloists Ruby Hughes (Soprano), Frances Bourne (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor), Michel da Souza (Bass).
05/12/2010Burford PCHandel Fest with CCO. Coronation Anthems, Entry of the Queen of Sheba, Dixit Dominus. Soloists Anna Devin & Rhona McKail (Sopranos), Cathy Bell (Mezzo-Soprano), Mark Dobel (Tenor), Jon Stainsby (Bass).
27/06/2010Burford PCTe Deum (Haydn), Mass in C (Beethoven), with CCO.Clarinet Concerto (Mozart). Soloists Claire Watkins (Sop), Catherine Hopper (Mezzo), Jeremy Budd (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass), Anna Hashimoto (Clarinet).
28/03/2010Burford PCFaure: Requiem & Rutter: Magnificat, with CCO. Soloists: Mary Bevan (Soprano), George Humphreys (Baritone).
06/12/2009Burford PCHaydn: Creation, with CCO. Soloists: Martene Grimson (Soprano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor), Derek Welton (Bass).
28/06/2009Burford PCMonteverdi: Vespers, with Oriel Singers and Baroque Orchestra Canzona. Soloists: Rebecca Outram & Grace Davidson (S), David Gould (C-T), Mark Dobel & Jeremy Budd (T), & Jonathan Arnold & Ben Davies (B).
16/05/2009Burford SchoolWorkshop on Mendelssohn: Elijah.
05/04/2009Burford PCHandel: Messiah with CCO. Special performance to mark 250th anniversary of Handel's death. Soloists: Martene Grimson (soprano), Diana Moore (mezzo), Ben Johnson (tenor), Derek Welton (bass).
07/12/2008Burford PCMusic for Advent & Christmas with CCO. Bach: Cantata 140. Finzi: In terra pax. Haydn: St Nicolas Mass. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Warlock: Capriol Suite.
29/06/2008Burford PCA Midsummer Serenade with Wind Quintet Harmoniemusik. Bach Lobet Den Herrn, Elgar Songs from the Bavarian Highlands, Goff Richards A Cycle round Britain, Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin.
16/03/2008Burford PCBach: St John Passion, with CCO. Evangelist - Andrew Kennedy, Christus - Benedict Nelson, Bibi Heal (Soprano), Catherine Griffiths (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor), Adam Green (Bass).
25/11/2007Burford PCWith CCO & Cotswold Children's Choir. Blackford Mirror of Perfection, Mozart Exsultate Jubilate, Coronation Mass. Elizabeth Watts (Soprano), Catherine Hopper (Mezzo-Sop), Sean Clayton (Tenor), William Berger (Bass).
01/04/2007Burford PCVaughan Williams: Serenade to Music. Elgar – Sea Pictures. Haydn – Harmonie Mass. With CCO. Lucy Crowe (Sop), Anna Stephany (Mezzo-Sop), Nathan Vale (Tenor), Christopher Dixon (Baritone).
26/11/2006Burford PCHandel: Judas Maccabeus with CCO. Soloists: Bibi Heal (Soprano), Frances Bourne (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone).
24/06/06&25/06/06Burford SchoolGilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore (conducted by Brian Etheridge) & Iolanthe (conducted by BK). With Burford Chamber Choir. With piano & instrumental ensemble.
Apr-06Burford PCBrahms: A German Requiem, arr by Brahms for piano duet. Pianists David Nettle & Richard Markham. Soloists: Michael George (Baritone) & Julie Kennard (Soprano).
04/12/2005Burford PCThe Magic of Mozart with CCO. Donna Bateman (sop), Frances Bourne (Mezzo-Sop), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
26/06/2005Burford PCAn Opera Gala (final concert of Burford Festival), with CCO. Linda Richardson (Sop), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Sop), John Hudson (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
Mar-05Burford PCMendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture. Haydn: Spring (The Seasons). Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise.
Dec-04Burford PCPurcell: Come ye Sons of Art. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 3. Charpentier –Messe de Minuit pour Noel. With Baroque Orchestra Canzona. Soloists: Rebecca Outram (Soprano), James Bowman & Matthew Venner (Counter-tenors), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Robert Evans (Bass).
Jun-04Burford PCBernstein: Chichester Psalms. Handel: Coronation Anthems. Shearing: Settings of Shakespeare. With CCO.
09/04/2004Burford PCHandel: Messiah. Bibi Heal (Soprano), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Sop), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Bass)
07/12/2003Burford PCJ S Bach: Magnificat, and Vivaldi: Gloria, with CCO.
29/06/2003Burford PCFinal concert of Burford Festival. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana. Catherine Bott (Sop), Andrew Kennedy (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone). David Nettle & Richard Markham (Pianos), Cotswold Children's Choir, conductor Hilary Tadman-Robins.
18/04/2003Burford PCBach: St Matthew Passion, with CCO.
08/12/2002Burford PCMendelssohn: Elijah, with CCO.
22/06/2002Burford PCMidsummer Serenade, Jubilate (Chilcott), O Clap your Hands (Vaughan Williams), Three Folk Songs (Vaughan Williams) with Cotswold Children's Choir, Northern College of Music’s Brass Ensemble and Robin Baggs (piano and organ).
29/03/2002Burford PCDurufle: Requiem, with CCO, Robin Baggs (Organ). Rachel Nicholls (Sop), Arlene Rolph (Mezzo-Sop), John Crayford (Tenor), Richard Burkhard (Bass), and Haydn: Mass in D Minor (Nelson Mass).
Concerts conducted by Brian Etheridge unless otherwise stated. Concerts by Small Choir not included.
09/12/2001Burford PCElgar: Dream of Gerontius, with CCO, Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo-Sop), Martyn Hill (Tenor), Michael George (Baritone).
Jul-01Potenza Picena (MC)Visit to Italy to Burford's twin town in Le Marche. Various concerts and a service of Mass. Forty singers.
23/06/2001Burford PCGershwin: Porgy & Bess with CCO, Cotswold Children's Choir. Helen Crayford (piano), Julia Kennard (Bess), Michael George (Porgy), Brian Kay (Narrator), Neil Jenkins (Sporting Life), Penelope Martin-Smith (soprano).
13/04/2001Burford PCAn Easter Celebration. Allegri: Miserere, Tallis: The Lamentations of Jeremiah, Rutter: Hymn to the Creator of Light, Vaughan Williams: Let all the world. Christopher Tadman-Robins (Organ), Katharine Taylor (Soprano).
01/04/2001Burford PCConducted by Hilary Tadman-Robins. Stainer: Crucifixion, John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (Baritone), Philip Ledger (Organ). Tercentenary of Baptist Movement.
19/12/2000Burford PCConducted by Hilary Tadman-Robins. Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, with Burford Benefice Choir & Cotswold Children's Choir. Claire Lloyd-Smith (organ).
12/12/2000Burford PCFaure: Requiem & Pavane, Debussy: Partsongs. Penelope Martin-Smith (Sop), Barrie Thompson (Baritone). Ravel – Piano concerto in G with Jack Gibbons (Piano).
15/10/2000Burford PCWeber: Mass in E with CCO, Patrizia Kwella (Sop), Ruth Reavley (Contralto), John Crayford (Tenor), David Turtle (Bass).
14/10/2000Burford PCHandel: Messiah with CCO. Patrizia Kwella (Sop), William Missin (Alto), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Robert Rice (Baritone). In aid of Helen House Hospice.
Jun-00Burford PCBritten Noye's Fludde with CCO and Cotswold Children’s Choir.
21/04/2000Burford PCVerdi: Requiem with CCO. Julie Kennedy (Sop), Vanessa Williamson (Mezzo-Sop), Adrian Thompson (Tenor), Andrew Foster (Baritone)
10/04/2000Sheldonian Theatre, OxfordJ S Bach: St John Passion, with CCO. Evangelist - James Gilchrist, Christus - Henry Herford, Patrizia Kwella (Sop), James Bowman (Alto), Darren Abrahams (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone). Dramatised performance
05/12/1999Burford PCHandel: The King shall rejoice, Concerto Grosso Opus 6 No 9, L'Allegro e Il Penseroso. Soloists Mary Nelson (Soprano), Deborah Miles-Johnson (Mezzo), John Crayford and Martyn Hill (Tenors), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone).
04/07/1999Burford PCMonteverdi: Vespers, with His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts and a Baroque Ensemble. Ruth Holton (Sop), James Bowman (Alto), Ian Partridge & Neil Jenkins (Tenors), Gordon Jones & Roderick Williams (Baritones).
02/04/1999Burford PCJ S Bach: St John Passion. See entry 10/04/00. Dramatised performance
20/12/1998Chipping Campden ChurchChristmas Carol Concert in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief. Readers Angela Thorne & Robert Hardy.
06/12/1998Burford PCStanford and his pupils. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (piano & organ).
06/07/1998Sheldonian Theatre, OxfordGershwin: Porgy & Bess with CCO and Jack Gibbons (Piano), Nicole Tibbels (Bess), Roderick Williams (Porgy), Brian Kay (Narrator), Neil Jenkins (Sporting Life), Penelope Martin-Smith (various).
14/06/1998Burford PCMendelssohn: Scottish Symphony & The Fair Melusina Overture, Mozart: Haffner Serenade. With CCO.
10/04/1998Burford PCMozart: Mass in C minor, Bach: Orchestral suite No 3 in D, Cantata No 82, with CCO. Mary Nelson & Patrizia Kwella (Sops), John Crayford (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone)
07/12/1997Burford PCVerdi: Overture to Nabucco & Te Deum. Brahms: Requiem, with CCO. Julie Kennard (Sop), Michael George (Baritone).
18/10/1997Burford PCHandel: Messiah, with CCO. (Voices for Hospices). Mary Nelson (sop), Ashley Stafford (alto), John Crayford (tenor, Henry Herford (Bass).
28/03/1997Burford PCBach: B Minor Mass, with CCO. Patrizia Kwella (sop), Deborah Miles-Johnson (mezzo), John Elwes (tenor), Jeffrey Carl (Baritone).
08/12/1996Burford PCPurcell: Dido & Aeneas. Britten: (Hymn to St Cecilia), Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, with CCO. Ruth Holton (sop), Margaret McDonald (mezzo), Robert Tear (tenor), Tom Rumsby (horn), Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Ruth Lamdin (alto).
21/09/1996Methodist Church,High St, WitneyConducted by Ruth Reavley. Haydn: Creation. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
16/06/1996Burford PCHaydn: Creation, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone).
05/04/1996Burford PCHaydn: St Theresa Mass, Symphony No 95, Monteverdi: Beatus Vir, Gloria for 7 voices, with CCO. Judith Rees (sop), Deborah Miles-Johnson (mezzo), Ian Partridge (tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Simon Hannigan (bass), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
10/12/1995Burford PCBach: Singet dem Herrn, Mozart: Piano Concerto in A K488, Tippett: Five Spirituals from A Child in our time, and Beethoven: Choral Fantasia. With CCO. Jack Gibbons (piano), Penelope Martin-Smith, Rosalind Martin, John Crayford, Michael Sharpe, Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
30/09/1995Cheltenham Town HallElgar Birthplace Appeal. Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, with the Oriel Singers and Oxford Symphony Orchestra (Leader Mariette Richter). Margaret McDonald (mezzo), Justin Lavender (tenor), Stephen Roberts (baritone).
26/07/1995Burford PCAs for 30/09/95. Soloists: Vanessa Williamson (sop), Robert Tear (tenor), Michael George (baritone).
08/04/1995Burford PCBach: St Matthew Passion, with Hatherop Castle School Choir & CCO. John Elwes (Evangelist), Henry Herford (Christus), Alison Wells (sop), Margaret McDonald (alto), John Bowen (tenor), Graham Titus (baritone).
11/12/1994Burford PCRutter: Requiem and Carols, with CCO. Caryl Kelly (Sop).
26/03/94&01/04/94Methodist Church,High St, Witney& Burford PCWeber: Overture to Oberon, Mass in Eb, Mozart: Requiem, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Ruth Lamdin (alto), David Allberry (baritone). At Witney with Christopher Tadman-Robins. At Burford with CCO.
21/11/1993Burford PCMozart: Coronation Mass in C, Schutz: Deutsches Magnificat. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Philip Cave (tenor), Ruth Reavley (alto), Michael Sharpe (Baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
29/10/1993Burford PCBBC TV Songs of Praise.
20/06/1993Burford PCHandel: Dixit Dominus, Acis & Galatea, with CCO. Gillian Fisher & Penelope Martin-Smith (sops), Ashley Stafford (counter-tenor), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Michael George (baritone), Charles Mould (harpsichord).
09/04/1993Burford PCMonteverdi: 1610 Vespers, with His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts, led by Alison Bury. Ruth Holton & Tessa Bonner (sops), Charles Brett (counter-tenor), Neil Jenkins & Ian Partridge (tenors), Gordon Jones & Roderick Williams (basses).
06/12/1992Burford PCFaure: Requiem, Bach: Jesu, Priceless Treasure, Vaughan Williams Five Mystical songs. Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Guy Edwards (treble), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
14/06/1992Burford PCHandel: Messiah, with CCO. Alison Wells (sop), Linda Hirst (mezzo), Wynford Evans (tenor), Gordon Jones (baritone), Stewart Taylor (organ).
11/04/92&17/04/92Chipping Norton Church & Burford PCConducted by Stewart Taylor at CN, and by Brian Etheridge at Burford. With Chipping Norton Choral Society. Bach St John Passion, with CCO. Philip Cave (Evangelist), Brian Etheridge (Christus), Alison Wells (sop), William Missin (alto), Ivan Sharpe (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Mike Bardsley & Spike Wilson (Organ & Cello Continuo).
17/04/1992Burford PCWith Chipping Norton Choral Society. Bach – St John Passion. As above, with Henry Herford (Christus), Stewart Taylor (Organ), Charles Mould (Harpsichord).
16/06/1991Burford PCWith Skara Cathedral Oratorio Choir. Mozart Mass in C minor, Overture to Idomeneo, Symphony No 34 in C. With CCO. Gillian Fisher (sop), Alison Wells (mezzo), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Kay (baritone).
26/03/1991Burford PCHaydn Insanae et vanae curae, Nelson Mass, Monteverdi Beatus vir, Nisi Dominus, Ave maris stella, Lamento della ninfa. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), William Missin (counter-tenor), John Crayford (Tenor), John Cliffe (baritone), Stephen Wilson (cello), Stewart Taylor (organ).
14/12/1990Bampton ChurchWith Bampton Mummers. Christmas Concert. Christine Smith (sop), Brian Etheridge (baritone).
07/04/90&13/94/90Cirencester PC &Burford PCConducted by Joyce Lang at Cirencester, Brian Etheridge at Burford. With Cirencester Choral Society. Bach Mass in B minor. Anne Wright, Wiliam Purefoy, David Henderson, James Griffett, Howard Quiller-Croft.
24/06/1990Burford PCBurford Charter Celebration 1090 - 1990. Verdi Requiem, with Haydn Chamber Orchestra, Leader John Ryan. Julie Kennard (sop), Martyn Hill ()tenor), Vanessa Williamson (mezzo), Michael George (bass).
24/11/1989Burford PCGilbert & Sullivan Trial by Jury. Also 09/12/89 at Chipping Norton Church.
25/06/1989Burford PCPurcell King Arthur, and other pieces. With CCO. Sarah Leonard (sop), Ashley Stafford (counter-tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Gordon Jones & Brian Kay (baritones).
24/03/1989Burford PCBach: Magnificat in D, Jesu, priceless treasure, Branden burg concerto No 5, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith & Sarah Sandon (Sops), William Missin (counter-tenor), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (baritone).
11/03/1989Chipping Norton SchoolSang four madrigals in Chipping Norton Music Festival.
12/06/1988Burford PCHaydn: Creation, with Burford Orchestra, leader Norman Filleul, and the Cotswold Singers. Gillian Fisher (Sop), Joy Rummey (alto), Wynford Evans (tenor), Brian Kay (baritone).
02/04/1988Burford PCBach: St John Passion, with the Bampton Singers and orchestra (leader Kate Bailey). Evangelist James Griffett, Christus Henry Herford, Caryl Kelly (sop), Pauline Stevens (alto), John Crayford (tenor), Gordon Jones (baritone)
23/12/1987Burford PCService of Nine Lessons & Carols, Organist Cedric Reavley.
21/12/1987Warwick HallChristmas concert for Burford Guild of Arts.
21/06/1987Burford PCMozart Requiem, Jupiter Symphony, Handel Zadok the Priest, with Burford Orchestra (conductor John Esaias) and the Cotswold Singers. Gillian Fisher (sop), Pauline Stevens (alto), James Griffett (tenor), Brian Kay (Baritone).
20/06/1987Witney PCAs for 21/06/87 but with John Crayford (tenor).
Concerts conducted by Joyce Lang
21/03/1987Chipping Norton SchoolNelson Mass (Haydn), as part of final concert of CN Music Festival, with other choirs. Judith Rees (Soprano), Natalie Harman (Alto), Michael Bulman (Tenor), Peter Savidge (Baritone).
Dec-86Burford PC ?Miscellany of Music & Readings for Advent/Christmas
16/11/1986Chipping NortonTown HallWildlife Concert in aid of BBONT, with Bob Brocklehurst (flute & tenor), Clement Jewitt (guitar & recorder), Kipper Walker (soprano & recorder), Tony Swift (harpsichord & piano), Zuleikha Jewitt (drum), Isolde Jewitt (recorder), Keith Wykes (violin)
Oct-86Burford PCConcert with Burford Orchestra (conductor John Esaias), and Jonathan Burgess (flute). Coronation Anthem (Handel) & . Coronation Anthem (Handel) & Three Motets (Bruckner)
15/12/1985Burford PCMusic for Advent & Christmas
16/11/1986Burford PCGerman Requiem by Brahms, with Chipping Norton & Kingham Choral Societies & Wenrisc Singers. Shirley Adams (Soprano), Keri Williams (Baritone)
09/06/1985Coln Rogers ChurchConcert, including Palestrina, Victoria, Britten, Holst, Dvorak
06/06/1985North Hinksey ChurchConcert with members of European Baroque Orchestra
Dec-84Burford PCMusic for Advent & Christmas
26/05/1984Icomb ChurchConcert of music from 16th, 19th & 20th centuries with Renaissance Consort
06/01/1984Spelsbury ChurchTwelfth Night Evening with Appleton Handbell Ringers
08/01/1983Burford PCConcert with readings.
18/12/1982Stow-on-the Wold ChurchAdvent Concert with Keith Wykes (violin), Lawrence Farbrother (violin), Derek Wyllie (Viola), Phyllis Travis (Cello). Included Motets by Durufle
16/12/1982Charlbury ChurchCarols for Christmas in aid of Church Bells Fund
18/10/1982Burford PCAutumn Concert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble)
19/06/1982Holy Trinity, WitneyIn Concert with Sonora Trio & Cedric Reavley (Organ)
11/12/1981Windrush ChurchMusic for Advent & Christmas, including Sweelinck, Victoria, Deering, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams
27/09/1981Broughton ChurchHarvest Thanksgiving & Gift Service (Choral Evensong)
18/07/1981Asthall ChurchConcert for Windrush Valley Festival, with Christine Woodward (flute), Sheila Freeman (spinet), Cedric Reavley (Organ)
23/05/1981Cogges ChurchMusic of Springtime - as April 81, plus Bach, Byrd, Victoria, Mozart, with David Titterington (Organ)
11/04/1981Cokethorpe SchoolConcert in aid or RNLI - Folksongs, madrigals & Songs of Springtime by E J Moeran
20/12/1980Charlbury ChurchConsidering Christmas - Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
29/06/1980Windrush ChurchChoral Evensong
Concerts conducted by Stephen Banfield
24/05/1980Icomb ChurchConcert of songs & readings
15/07/1979Burford PCThe River - Recorded broadcast of Sunday Worship on BBC2, including song There is a river sung by BS
13/07/1979Sidcote School,SomersetSinging weekend at the home of Jean & Ken Plant, with Burnham Singers. Informal concert of Singet den Herrn by Bach in the garden at Sidcote School
08/07/1970Burford PCThe Soil - Live broadcast of Sunday Worship on BBC1, including Judas was a red-headed man (Somerset folksong) sung by BS
18/06/1979Westcote ChurchByrd: Mass for Four Voices, within setting of Liturgy, in presence of the Bishop of Gloucester, to celebrate anniversary of the Vicar’s Ordination on 15/06/46
Jun-79Swinbrook ChurchThe Pointing Star - Epiphany concert, including Bach & Sweelinck
24/09/1978Idbury ChurchConcert with instrumentalists - Lobet den Herrn (Bach) and Hymn to St Cecilia (Britten)
Jul-78Christ Church, CheltenhamMegan's wedding to Stephen Barr.
Concerts conducted by Megan Smith (now Barr)
03/04/1978Stow-on-the-Wold ChurchConcert with Burford Orchestra (Conductor Mervyn Keeble).
Apr-78Burford PCThe Seven Ages of Man - a sequence of music and verse suggested by Jacques’ speech from As you like it
22/03/1978Charlbury Baptist ChurchConcert with Nicolas Wind Quartet
08/01/1978Appleton ChurchThe Healing of the Nations - an Epiphany Service
Jul-77Black Bourton ChurchMusic for a Summer Evening - madrigals, part songs and organ pieces,, with Cedric Reavley (organ)
02/06/1977Westcote ChurchTribute - Concert to celebrate Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen
Jun-77?Music for a Summer Evening - madrigals & part-songs
26/03/1977Henry Box School, WitneyConcert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble), Ray Burley (guitar). Gloria by Vivaldi
19/12/1976Burford PCService of Nine Lessons & Carols, including first performance of Silent Night by Cedric Reavley
16/10/1976Burford PCConcert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble). Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure) & O ye little flock (John Amner).
24/06/1976Henry Box School, WitneyConcert with Henry Box School Orchestra
20/03/1976Chipping Norton SchoolPerformed Beata es Virgo (Gabrieli) at final concert of CN Music Festival
20/12/1975Burford PCConcert of Christmas Music & Folk Songs, with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble) and John Long (organ)
18/10/1975Coln St Aldwyn ChurchConcert with the Chambers Quartet - including Beatus Vir by Monteverdi
10/07/1975?Concert in aid of local Church
31/05/1975Westcote ChurchConcert with the Chambers Quartet including Beatus Vir by Monteverdi
07/05/1975Faringdon ChurchFaure: Requiem and sacred pieces, with Stephen Bateman (organ), Paul Cann (Baritone), and Andrew Titcombe (Treble)
21/12/1974Spelsbury ChurchService of lessons and carols
Concerts conducted by Warren Green
May-74?Matter for a May Morning - a programme of madrigals and readings from the Golden Age. Also repeated as Matter for a May Evening
Dec-73Burford PC ?Service of nine lessons and carols
22/06/1973Woodstock ChurchFram'd to wear a crown, with the Woodstock Players
Jun-73?A green thought in a green shade
20/12/1972Shilton ChurchService of nine lessons and carols
15/05/1972?Concert of madrigals, part-songs and quartets
Concerts conducted by John Tayler
22/12/1971Burford PCService of nine lessons and carols
21/07/1971St Mary & St John Church, OxfordByrd - Four-part Mass
01/07/1971Burford PCConcert of Elizabethan Music, with David Wadams (Guitar)
16/07/1970Charney ManorMadrigal Concert
Sep-69Burford PCWedding
May-69Burford PCWedding
27/04/1969Charlbury ChurchFauré Requiem. Soloists Rosemary Napier and James McClue. Piano accompaniment Linda Anderson.
Dec-68Brize Norton ChurchService of 9 lessons & carols
Apr-68Brize Norton ChurchGood Friday Service
Dec-67Burford PCConsidering Christmas - Service of 9 lessons & carols
Dec-66Burford PCConsidering Christmas - Service of 9 lessons & carols, with Steve & Ruth Farrow

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