The choir's repertoire

The choir mainly sings music from the classical repertoire, and has had the chance to sing many great works over the years.

Here is a summary of the choir's main concerts since 1976.

(thanks to John Townson)

Dec     76    The First Nowell Vaughan Williams. St Paul’s Church

               Mar     77   Merrie England  E.German Pt Songs Douglas Academy

Mar     78   Messiah (parts) Handel  St Paul’s Ch.

Apr      78   Gondoliers G&S  Pt Songs  Town Hall

Dec     78   Nine Lessons and Carols  Cairns Ch.

Mar     79   My Fair Lady  (extr.) Pt Songs, with MYS

Jun      79   Rio Grande C. Lambert, with Orch. Soc.  MWk, Town Hall

Dec     79   Amahl and the Night Visitors  Menotti   St Paul’s Ch.

Mar     80   Tom Jones  E. German  Pt Songs Town Hall

Oct      80   Victorian Songs  (arr. H.Good)  Cairns Ch.

Apr      81   Petite Messe Solennelle  Rossini  Town Hall

                    Also at Hillington (Jun) and Edinburgh Fringe (Aug)

Nov     81   Gloria  Vivaldi   St  Luke’s Ch.

Mar     82   Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast  Coleridge Taylor

                    & excerpts from The Merry Widow Lehar

Mar     83    Purcell (MHI) Mozart (MB) Janacek  Vn Williams  (SM) St Paul’s Ch.

Mar     84   Bavarian Highlands  Elgar  Lieberslied  Brahms

                    excrpts from Orpheus in the Underworld  Town Hall

Dec    84    Messiah  Handel   St Luke’s Ch.

Mar    85    Bartered Bride Smetana  Town Hall

Mar    86    Handel (MHI)   Nelson Mass Haydn  Town Hall

Mar    87    Gloria  Poulenc  sel. from Mozart, Faure, et al. Town Hall

Nov    87    Requiem  Faure  St Paul’s Ch.

Mar    88    Pt Songs by Morley, Elgar, Matyas Seiber et al.  Town Hall

Dec    88    Glorias  Vivaldi and Puccini   St Luke’s Ch.

Mar    89    Pt Songs  Ravel, Britten et al.  Town Hall

Nov    89    Messa de Gloria  Puccini   St Paul’s Ch.

Mar    90    Mass in C mi.  Mozart  Park Ch. Uddingston,

                   also Apr. St  Luke’s Ch. and May Hillhead Ch.

Mar    90     Pt Songs   Bach, Ravel, Rutter et al.  Town Hall

Dec    90    Elijah  Mendelssohn   Town Hall

Apr     91    Salon Trio, Pt Song Coll.   Town Hall

Nov    91    Mass in D ma  Dvorak  Coron. Anthem  Handel  St Luke’s Ch.

Dec    91    A Christmas Night  with Steps Out and Junior Brass

Mar    92    Hiawatha’s W. F.  C. Taylor, Merry Widow Lehar Town Hall

Dec    92    Carol Concert with Douglas Academy

Mar    93     Requiem Brahms  Town Hall

Nov    93    Requiem  Faure  St Luke’s Ch.

Dec    93    Carol Concert  Town Hall

Feb    94    Carmen  Bizet  Town Hall

Nov    94    Harmonie Messe  Haydn St Luke’s Ch.

Dec    94    Carol Concert with Bax Brass & Douglas Academy Jun. Choir

May    95    A Sea Symphony Vn Williams  City Hall and Hamilton TH  

                   with Strathaven Choir and Glasgow Orch. Soc.

Nov   95    Coronation Anthem Handel  Magnificat Vivaldi  St Luke’s Ch.

Dec   95    Carol Concert with Milngavie Young Singers and Celtic Brass

Mar   96    Die Fledermaus Strauss  Town Hall 

Nov   96    Song of Destiny Brahms, Missa Brevis Mozart  Town Hall

Dec   96    Carol Concert with Enigma Brass

Mar   97    Gloria Puccini, operatic excrpts

Dec   97    The Christmas Story in Characters and Carols

Mar   98    Messiah Handel

Oct    98    Petite Messe Solennelle  Rossini

Dec   98    A Dickens of a Christmas!’

Mar   99    Orpheus in the Underworld  Offenbach

Dec   99    A Thousand Years of Carolling

Mar 2000  Elijah Mendelssohn

Dec   00    Two Thousand Years of Christmas, My Spirit Hath Rejoiced

Mar   01    The Music Makers Elgar; ZP, MHI Handel, HMP Mendelssohn

Dec   01    Fanfare for Christmas, and Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass

Mar   02    Requiem Rutter,  Harmonie Messe Haydn

Dec   02    Christmas Fanfare and Dunbartonshire Concert Band

Mar   03     A Scottish Concert with Jamie McDougal

Dec   03    Carol Concert  and Dunbarton Con.Band

Mar   04     Mass in C  Mozart, Ruy Blas, Hymn of Praise Mendelssohn

Nov   04    Requiem Faure  St Paul’s Ch.

Dec   04    Christmas Concert with Dunbartonshire Conc. Band

Mar   05    Carmen Bizet

Oct    05    Voices for Hospice  Paisley Choral Festival

Dec   05    Christmas Concert with Dunbartonshire Conc. Band

Mar   06    Stabat Mater Rossini, Gloria Vivaldi

Nov   06    Messa de Gloria Puccini, Ave Maria Verdi

Dec   06    Carol Concert

Mar   07    Missa Brevis Mozart, Requiem  Rutter

Dec   07    Messiah Handel  Town Hall

Mar   08    Merry Widow Lehar Town Hall

Dec   08    Carol Concert with Dunbartonshire Conc. Band

Dec   09    Concert (various) Killermont Ch.

Mar   10    A World of Singing Town Hall

Dec   10    Carol Concert with Dunbartonshire Conc. Band Town Hall

Mar   11    Harmonie Messe Haydn, Music Makers Elgar

Dec   11    Carol Concert with B. & M. Youth Orchestra

Mar   12    Celebration of Scottish Composers St Joseph’s Ch.

Dec   12    Christmas Concert  Cairns Ch.

Mar   13    Requiem  Mozart  New Kilpatrick Ch. Bearsden

Dec   13    Christmas Concert  Cairns Ch.

Mar   14    A Little Jazz Mass Chilcott, Liebeslieder Waltzes Brahms

                 Ceilidh Cunningham, Chindia Pascanu

Nov   14   The Armed Man Jenkins, Christopher Nickol (organ)

Dec   14    Christmas Concert Cairns Ch.

Mar   15    Requiem Faure, Crucifixion (excrpts) Stainer

Dec   15    Christmas Concert  Cairns Ch.

Mar   16    Gloria Verdi, Missa Brevis  Mozart  St Paul’s Ch.