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


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