Below are the programmes of some of our previous concerts – as you can see, we have a wide repertoire, from classical music to modern.
|24 Mar 2018||7.30 p.m.||Easter Concert||"The Creation" by Joseph Haydn, in which East Surrey Choral Society will be joined by soloists from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|9 Dec 2017||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert "My soul doth magnify the Lord"||A varied programme of festive music to welcome in the Christmas season, including carols for choir and audience, and featuring John Rutter's joyous and tuneful setting of the "Magnificat"||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|1 Jul 2017||7.30 p.m.||"An English Country Garden"||A musical bouquet reflecting the multi-coloured variety of music in this country over the ages. A programme to suit all tastes, including traditional songs, favourite choral repertoire and music from stage and screen||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, CR3 7EU|
|1 Apr 2017||7.30 p.m.||Easter Concert||Haydn's "Little Organ Mass" and Stainer's "Crucifixion": two popular choral works by favourite composers of the Classical and Victorian eras. The programme will also include choral music for Easter||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|10 Dec 2016||7.30 p.m.||"For unto us a child is born"||A celebration of Christmas, including favourite choruses from seasonal works by Handel, Bach, Berlioz, Holst, Britten, Rutter and others. The programme also includes carols for choir and audience||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|2 Jul 2016||7.30 p.m.||Love is in the Air||Romantic music from stage and screen and featuring "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast" by Croydon's own Samuel Coleridge-Taylor||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, CR3 7EU|
|19 Mar 2016||7.30 p.m.||Easter Concert||Beethoven: Mass in C and Schubert: Mass in C, with soloists and orchestra from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon, CR5 1HA|
|12 Dec 2015||7.30 p.m.||Music for the Festive Season||A Christmas concert including Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Finzi: In Terra Pax and carols for choir and audience||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|27 Jun 2015||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||The Big Splash: music inspired by the magic and mystery of water||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, CR3 7EU|
|28 Mar 2015||7.30 p.m.||Easter Concert||Mozart Requiem and Rutter Requiem||Sacred Heart Church, Essendene Road, Caterham, CR3 5PA|
|13 Dec 2014||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Handel's "Messiah", Part I, and carols for choir and audience||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|5 Jul 2014||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||"With a Song in my Heart". A varied programme for a summer evening||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, CR3 7EU|
|10 May 2014||10.00 a.m.||Choral Workshop||"For the Merriest Fellows are we". Favourite choruses from Gilbert and Sullivan's Savoy Operas||Christ Church, Purley, CR8 2BN|
|5 Apr 2014||7.30 p.m.||Easter Concert||Handel's "Messiah", parts II and III||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon, CR5 1HA|
|7 Dec 2013||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Haydn "St. Nicholas Mass", and carols for choir and audience||Caterham Valley United Reformed Church, Caterham, CR3 6SX|
|6 Jul 2013||7.30 p.m.||Organ Recital||Performed by our accompanist Richard Pilliner, Dip RAM, LRAM, ARCM, internationally acclaimed concert organist, including works by Bach, Elgar, Saint-Saens, Liszt...Free admission. Retiring collection in aid of ESCS orchestra fund.||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|29 Jun 2013||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||
"Ah! Yes, I remember it well!"
Vocal favourites from the past century of music, including gems from opera, operetta, musical theatre and the concert platform.
|Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham|
|23 Mar 2013||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Faure "Requiem", "Cantique de Jean Racine", "Tantum Ergo", and Vivaldi "Gloria".||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|8 Dec 2012||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Rutter "Magnificat" and a selection of carols.||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|13 Oct 2012||10.00 a.m.||Choral Workshop||Choruses from Mendelssohn's "Elijah".||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|29 Sep 2012||7.30 p.m.||"Last Night of the Croydon Proms".||Fairfield Halls, Croydon.|
|30 Jun 2012||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||"Some Enchanted Evening". Music for the stage from opera to musical theatre, featuring highlights from Edward German's "Merrie England", to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham|
|24 Mar 2012||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Dvorak "Mass in D Major", Puccini "Messa di Gloria"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|10 Dec 2011||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Handel "Messiah", Part I.||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|24 Sep 2011||10.00 a.m.||Choral Workshop||Choruses from Haydn's "Creation"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|25 Jun 2011||7.30 p.m.||Jubilee Year Summer Concert||Including music performed by the choir over the last 50 years||Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham|
|9 Apr 2011||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Handel "Messiah", Parts II and III.||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|11 Dec 2010||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||
Rutter "When Icicles Hang", and a selection of popular Christmas carols
||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|25 Sep 2010||10.00 a.m.||Choral Workshop||
Handel - Coronation Anthems
1. Zadok the Priest 2. The King Shall Rejoice
|St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|26 Jun 2010||7.30 p.m.||Summer Serenade||
Choral favourites from the time of Queen Victoria, including music
by Stanford, Parry, Sullivan ... and Croydon's own Samuel
Coleridge-Taylor - his setting of Hiawatha's Wedding Feast
|De Stafford School, Caterham|
|20 Mar 2010||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Mozart "Regina Coeli", "Solemn Vespers" and "Mass in C"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|12 Dec 2009||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Carol Concert||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|14 Nov 2009||7.30 p.m.||Autumn Concert||Purcell "Come, ye Sons of Art", Schubert 23rd Psalm, Haydn "Little Organ Mass", Mendelssohn "Hear my Prayer", Vaughan Williams "Five Mystical Songs", Handel "Let Thy Hand be Strengthened"||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|26 Sep 2009||10.00 a.m.||Choral Workshop||Vivaldi "Gloria", Faure "Requiem" and "Cantique de Jean Racine"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|27 Jun 2009||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||Traditional songs, Gilbert and Sullivan "Trial by Jury"||De Stafford School, Caterham|
|4 Apr 2009||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Rossini "Petite Messe Solennelle"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|13 Dec 2008||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Carol Concert||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|22 Nov 2008||7.30 p.m.||St. Cecilia's Day Concert||Haydn "Nelson Mass"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|28 Jun 2008||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||Purcell "King Arthur", traditional songs, Gilbert and Sullivan "Mikado" (Concert Performance)||De Stafford School, Caterham|
|15 Mar 2008||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Ramirez "Misa Criolla" and Stainer "Crucifixion"||St. John's Church, Old Coulsdon|
|8 Dec 2007||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Britten "Ceremony of Carols" and "Rejoice in the Lamb"||St. Marks Church, Woodcote|
|30 Jun 2007||7:30. p.m.||Summer Concert||"Round the World in Song"||de Stafford College|
|31 Mar 2007||7:30. p.m.||Spring Concert||Haydn "Creation"||St. Mark's Church, Woodcote|
|9 Dec 2006||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Somervell Christmas Cantata and carols for choir and audience||St. Mark's Church, Woodcote|
|1 Jul 2006||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||A special programme of Victorian music with Della Jones||De Stafford School, Caterham|
|1 Apr 2006||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Brahms "Requiem"||St. Mark's Church, Woodcote|
|10 Dec 2005||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Bach's Magnificat & Sleepers,Wake!||Christ Church, Purley|
|25 Jun 2005||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||Summer Sunday by Horovitz||De Stafford School|
|19 Mar 2005||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Carl Nielsen's "Fynsk Foraar" (Springtime on Fyn), Beethoven's "Spring Sonata" and Haydn's "Spring" from the "Four Seasons".||Christ Church, Purley|
|11 Dec 2004||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Handel's Messiah Part 1 and Carols||St. Mark's Church, Woodcote|
|3 Jul 2004||7.30 p.m.||"Last Night of the Proms"||
Vaughan Williams "Serenade to Music"
Constant lambert "Rio Grande"
Parry "Blest pair of sirens"
Dvorjak "Slavonic dance"
Souza "March, Liberty Bell"
Sullivan, Overture "Pirates of Penzance"
Selected songs and arias
|Croydon High School, Old Farleigh Road, Seldson, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 8YB|
|27 Mar 2004||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Beethoven "Mass in C"||St. Marks Church, Woodcote|
|13 Dec 2003||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Rutter "Magnificat", and other seasonal music||Christ Church, Purley|
|21 Nov 2003||7.30 p.m.||East Croydon Rotary Concert||Fairfield Halls, Croydon|
|28 Jun 2003||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||"Iolanthe" and "The Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert & Sullivan and a selection of opera choruses.||de Stafford College|
|23 Mar 2003||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Bach "Mass in B Minor"||Humphreys Hall, Caterham School|
|14 Dec 2002||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||
Parry "Ode on the Nativity"
Jacob "The New-Born King"
Holst "Christmas Day" and a selection of carols
|St. John's Church, Caterham|
|29 Jun 2002||7.30 p.m.||40th Anniversary Concert - A Celebrity Concert with Della Jones||Selected operatic choruses, and a concert version of "Merrie England"||Humphreys Hall, Caterham School|
|17 Mar 2002||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Carl Orff "Carmina Burana" in conjunction with Woldingham School||Woldingham School, Woldingham|
|8 Dec 2001||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Vivaldi "Gloria" and a selection of seasonal music||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|16 Nov 2001||7.45 p.m.||"Friday Night is Music Night"||Handel "Zadok the Priest", Faure "Cantique de Jean Racine", Mozart "Ave Verum"||Fairfield Hall, Croydon|
|23 Jun 2001||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||Joseph Horovitz "Horrortorio" and other light works||De Stafford College|
|31 Mar 2001||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||Haydn "The Seasons"||St. John's Church, Caterham|
|9 Dec 2000||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||Choruses from "Messiah" & Carols with the Odyssey Brass Quintet||United Reformed Church, Caterham|
|18 Nov 2000||7.30 p.m.||Autumn Concert||
Gounod "St. Cecilia Mass"
Gabriel Faure "Requiem" and "Cantique de Jean Racine"
|St. John's Church, Caterham|
|24 Jun 2000||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||Gilbert & Sullivan "Trial by jury"||De Stafford College|
|25 Mar 2000||7.30 p.m.||Spring Concert||
Giacomo Puccini "Messe di Gloria"
Giuseppe Verdi "Sacred Songs"
|St. John's Church, Caterham|
|4 Dec 1999||7.30 p.m.||Christmas Concert||
Benjamin Britten "A Ceremony of Carols"
John Rutter "When Icicles Hang"
R.Vaughan Williams "Fantasia on Christmas Carols"
|St. John's Church, Caterham|
|26 Jun 1999||7.30 p.m.||Summer Concert||
Coleridge-Taylor "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast"
Johannes Brahms "Liebeslieder"
|De Stafford College|