Newquay Choral Society
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Our 2017-2018 season continues with rehearsals at the Church hall of St Columb Minor Parish Church on Mondays at 7.30 until our concert on Saturday 28th.April at St Michael's Church, Newquay. Anyone who feels they would like to join please come along to a rehearsal and  sample the pleasures of being in a choir.
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The December concert , December 2017.  included items by children from Newquay Academy, Rose Brass Quartet  and the Choral Society.
Our spring Concert in 2017 was held on Saturday 22nd. April,  where we performed Faure "Requiem" and Ola Gjeilo "Sunrise Mass" with St Mewan Sinfonia. In 2018 our Spring concert will be held on Saturday 28th.April as usual at St Michael's Church when the main work will be Rutter's Requiem, with miscellaneous items in the first half.



Photos used with the permission of the Newquay Voice

Previous Concerts:

2017  December  Carols with School Choir and Brass Quartet

2017    Saturday April 22nd. Faure Requiem and Ola Gjeilo

                                             "Sunrise Mass"

2016    Saturday Dec 10th.   Carols

2016    Saturday April 23rd.  Mendelsshohn's "Elijah"

2015    Tuesday Dec 8th. Manchester Carols

2015    Saturday April 25th.  Handel's "Messiah"

2014     December 9th:  Rutter "Requiem" and seasonal music

2014:   Good Friday:  Faure "Requiem" and Dvorak Mass in D
2013:  Good Friday:  Brahms  " Song of Destiny"
                             Schubert Mass no. 6  in E flat

          December 9th. Vivaldi "Gloria" and other seasonal music
2012
Good Friday,6th April
Hummell  "Mass in c"   and Mozart " Requiem"

Tuesday 11th Dec:  Randall Thompson "Frostiana" and other
                            seasonal music including Cornish Carols

2011 
Tuesday Dec 6th: Randall Thompson "Alleluia", Morten Lauridsen's " O Magnum Mysterium" and Lux Aeterna. Orchestral Suite" Appalachian Spring.

Good Friday: April 22nd. Requiems by Cherubini and John Rutter

2010
Sunday   Dec  12th : Christmas music at Pendennis Castle,
                              Falmouth  for English Heritage

Friday     Dec 10th: Christmas music at Eden Project

Tuesday  Dec 7th:  Concert of miscellaneous seasonal music
                           at St. Michael's Church, Newquay

Good Friday -  Handel's  "Messiah"

2009
Good Friday - Faure "Cantique de Jean Racine" &  "Requiem"
                    and Puccini  " Messe de Gloria"

Christmas - Maunder's cantata "Bethlehem" and miscellaneous 
                 seasonal items

2008
Good Friday - Haydn "Creation"

Summer - Joint Concert with Newquay Male Voice Choir to raise funds for new X-Ray machine in local hospital

Christmas - "Holy Birth" by Sumsion & Misc. items
Guests..Restormel Concert Band

2007
Good Friday - Schubert..23rd Psalm & German Mass
Karl Jenkins Requiem

Summer - Concert Version of  "Pirates of Penzance"

Christmas - Parry "Blessed Pair of Sirens" & Misc. items
Guests. "Cragantallen" (Mxd voice vocal group) & "Fistral Ayres" Handbell Group

2006
Good Friday - Mendelssohn "Elijah"

Summer - Music composed by, or arranged by, Fred Shoesmith

Christmas - Carols from N. Cornwall. Guests Metric Brass & "Fistral Ayres" Handbell Group

2005
Good Friday - Karl Jenkins "Armed Man" choral Suite and Haydn "Nelson Mass"

Summer - Selection of Gilbert & Sullivan music

Christmas - Miscellaneous, Guests. Truro Wind Band

2004
Good Friday - Mozart Requiem & Solemn Vespers

Summer - Opera Gala at Hotel Victoria

Christmas - Misc, Guests... St Dennis Band

2003
Good Friday - Handel "Messiah"

Summer - Celebration of the Queen's coronation With Newquay Male Voice, Millenium and local Church Choirs.

Christmas - Miscellaneous programme

2002
Good Friday - Mozart "Coronation Mass" & Mendelssohn "Hymn of Praise"

Summer - Celebration of the Queen's Jubilee with other local choirs

Christmas - Selection of Cornish Carols

2001
Good Friday - Schubert "Mass in G" & Faure Requiem

Summer - Celebration Concert for previous M.D. Denis Osborne

Christmas - Maunder "Bethlehem" & misc items

2000
Good Friday - Mendelssohn "Elijah"

Summer - Songs of the Millenium

Christmas - Miscellaneous Programme