RICHARD BRAIN

CONDUCTOR

Diary 2018


Sunday 21st January, 6.30pm | Christ Church Southgate
Church Together Epiphany Carol Service


O Magnum Mysterium Lauridsen

There is no Rose Joubert

I Saw Three Ships Lloyd

Here is the Little Door Howells

Coventry Carol arr. Shaw

Tribus miraculisMerulo

Nunc Dimittis from the Gloucester Service Howells



Saturday 10th February, 6.30pm | St Peter's Church, St Albans

True Light

Mass for Double Choir Martin

Rejoice in the Lamb Britten


Richard Brain conductor

Colin Spinks organ

Carillon Chamber Choir



Wednesday 14th February, 8pm | Christ Church Southgate

Ash Wednesday Eucharist


Mass for Four Voices Byrd

Miserere Allegri



Saturday 17th - Sunday 18th February

Services at St George's Chapel Windsor


Richard Brain director of music

David Hinitt organ

Choir of Christ Church Southgate



Saturday 17th March, 7.30pm | Bishop's Stortford Methodist Church

Scenes of the Bavarian Highlands Elgar

Aesop's Fables Chilcott

Three Fower Songs Whitacre


Richard Brain conductor

Liz Hill piano

Bishop's Stortford Choral Society



Sunday 18th March, 6.30pm | Christ Church Southgate

Passion Sequence



Saturday 24th March, 7.30pm | East Barnet School

Belshazzar's Feast Walton

Blest Pair of Sirens Parry

I was Glad Parry

Jerusalem Parry

The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams


Richard Brain conductor

Edward Kay baritone

Madeleine Pickeringviolin

Barnet Choral Society

Amadeus Orchestra



Thursday  29th March - Sunday 1st April | Christ Church Southgate

Holy Week and Easter Day Services


Sunday 1st April , 10am | Christ Church Southgate
Choral Eucharist with Orchestra
Coronation Mass Mozart

Richard Brain director of music
David Hinitt organ
Liz Partridge orchestral leader
Choir of Christ Church Southgate
Bach Sinfonia



Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th April

Weekend services at Winchester Cathedral


Richard Brain director of music

David Hinitt organ

Choir of Christ Church Southgate



Saturday 28th April, 10am-4pm | Queen Elizabeth's Grammer School, Barnet

Merrie Madrigals Workshop


Richard Brain course tutor

Organised by Barnet Choral Society



Sunday 29th April | Christ Church Southgate
Vocal Recital

Richard Brain tenor
Kate Macperhson pianoforte

A vocal recital of English song repertoire including works by George Butterworth and Ralph Vaughan Williams. The performance will be followed by refreshments before Choral Evensong at 6.30 p.m.

Tickets will be £5 in support of the Choir Tour Fund for their to Venice 2019 trip.



Monday 28th May, 5pm

Choral Evensong at St Paul's Cathedral


Richard Brain director of music
David Hinitt organ
Choir of Christ Church Southgate



Saturday 30th June, 7.30pm | Bishop's Stortford Methodist Church

Elijah Mendelssohn


René Bloice-Sanders bass

Catharine Woodward soprano

Felicity Buckland mezzo soprano

Tom Castle tenor

Richard Brain conductor

Bishop's Stortford Choral Society

Hertfordshire Philharmonia



Saturday 7th July, 7.30pm | St John the Evangelist Church, Friern Barnet

Summer Songs

Birthday Madrigals Rutter


Richard Brain conductor

Colin Spinks piano

Barnet Choral Society



Friday 24th August - Monday 27th August

Tour to St David's Cathedral


Richard Brain director of music
David Hinitt organ
Choir of Christ Church Southgate



Saturday 7th October, 10am-4pm | Queen Elizabeth Boy's School, Barnet

Duruflé Requiem Workshop


Course Tutor: Richard Brain

Guest Speaker: Colin Spinks



Wednesday 10th October, 5.30pm | Choral Evensong Peterborough Cathedral

The Peterborough School Chapel Choir

Richard Brain director of chapel music



Saturday 3rd November, 7.30pm | Blythburgh Church

Charity Concert for Amnesty International

Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleons Debussy

Nunc Dimittis Holst

Blest Pair of Sirens Parry

Les Fleurs and Calme des Nuits Saint Saens

March of the Women Smyth

Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams


Richard Brain conductor

Kate Macpherson organ

ad hoc choir



Saturday 10th November, 7.30pm | East Barnet School

Armistice 100 Concert

Requiem Duruflé

Dona Nobis Pacem Vaughan Williams


Richard Brain conductor

Emily Armour soprano

Angus McPhee baritone

Colin Spinks organ

Barnet Choral Society

Forest Philharmonic



Sunday 25th November, 6.30pm | Christ Church Southgate, N14 7EG

Venetian Splendor

In Ecclesiis Gabrieli

Beatus Vir Monteverdi

Magnificat a 8 Monteverdi

Concerto for Violin and Cello RV 544 Vivaldi

Beatus Vir RV 298 Vivaldi


Richard Brain conductor
Liz Partridge violin

Sean Turpin cello

Choir of Christ Church Southgate

Bach Sinfonia



Saturday 1st December, 7.30pm | All Saints Church Hockerill, Bishop's Stortford

Mass in D Smyth

Blest Pair of Sirens Parry

I Was Glad Parry

Two Songs without Words Holst 


Richard Brain conductor

Tess Pearson soprano

Felicity Buckland mezzo-soprano

Richard Robbins tenor

Edward Kay bass

Bishop's Stortford Choral Society

Bishop's Sinfonia



Saturday 15th December

Christmas Concert

Mr Fezziwig's Christmas Party ​Rathbone


Richard Brain conductor

Barnet Choral Society



Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th December

Weekend services at St Paul's Cathedral


Richard Brain director of music

David Hinitt organ

Choir of Christ Church Southgate



2019

Principal Repertoire


Judas Maccabeus Handel

Symphony No.82 "The Bear" Haydn

Te Deum Haydn

The Seasons Haydn

Mass in C minor Mozart

A Day at the Fair Rathbone

Requiem Rutter