Forthcoming Concerts:

 

All of our planned concerts and services are on hold because of the Covid pandemic. 

Concert Archive

Sunday 1 December 2019, 6.30pm

Advent Carol Service

Kirkby Stephen Parish Church

Sunday 29 September, 3pm

I Sing of a Maiden

Choral music for the Virgin Mary 

from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century

St Peter’s Church, Heversham

(In aid of the renovation fund for St John’s Levens)

 

Sunday 16 June 2019 at 3pm

From medieval markets to contemporary spice!

 Play with your food!

A concert of all things food-related

 A choral celebration of the granting of the Trinity-tide market charter to Millom in 1251

 Holy Trinity Church Millom

 

Words and Music for Good Friday

Friday 19 April, 6pm

St Patrick's Church, Patterdale

Music by Purcell, Lassus, Wesley, Blow and Schütz

I Sing of a Maiden

Sunday 24th March, 3pm

Music for the Annunciation from the Middle Ages to the present day,

including works by Duruflé, Grieg, Praetorius and Bruckner

St Michael’s Church, Shap

 

War and Peace

Saturday 10 November, 7.30pm

Music for voices and instruments to commemorate the Armistice

Includes works by Handel, Carissimi, Monteverdi, Josquin and Palestrina

With Katharine May, harpsichord and Michael Sanderson and Carol Klemperer violins.

Kirkby Stephen Parish Church, 7.30pm

Proceeds to the British Legion

 

Dainty Fine Byrd

A concert of all things bird and Byrd related!

Sunday 16 September 2018, 5pm 

St John's Church Levens

In aid of the St John's Maintenance Fund

 

Evensong at Martindale Old Church

Sunday 26 August 2018, 5.30pm

Dainty Fine Byrd

A concert of all things Byrd and bird related!

Muncaster Castle, Sunday 13 May 2018, 5pm

Tickets include all day access to the castle, grounds and bird flying shows and exclusive access to the gardens after the concert

A service of music and readings for Good Friday

including music by Victoria, Mawby, Wood and a work by local composer Tamsin Jones

With Mike Town, organ

Friday 30 March 2018

St Patrick's Church, Patterdale, 6pm

Sunday 4 February 2018, 4pm

Sacred Feast

With the Brampton Consort

Music for Communion including work by Byrd, Tallis, Messiaen and Carlisle-composer Jonathan Millican

Chapel of Austin Friars School, Carlisle

Saturday 2 September 2017, 6pm

Evensong for St Cuthbert

St Cuthbert's Church, Beltingham

 

In an English Country Garden

A programme of music inspired by gardens and flowers by composers from Lassus to Finzi. 

Wednesday 9 August 2017, St Thomas Kendal, 9.45pm

This concert is part of Lake District Summer Music 

 

Music for a Summer Garden

A programme of music inspired by gardens and flowers

Sunday 18 June, 2017 Askham Church, 5pm

A service of music and readings for Good Friday

including music by Victoria, Schütz and Morales

With Mike Town, organ

Friday 14 April 2017

St Patrick's Church, Patterdale, 6pm

Sunday 8 January 2017

Epiphany Carol Service

Music and Readings for Epiphany

Egremont Parish church, 3pm

with Christopher Lamb, organ

Sunday 28 August 2016

Evensong, Martindale Old Church

 

Thursday 11 August 2016, 9.45pm

Late night concert as part of Lake District Summer Music

 

Music for Compline

 

Saturday 11 June 2016

Light and Day: Music for the Evening

Music for Vespers and Compline by composers including Tallis, Byrd, White and Sheppard

Barton Church, Tirril, 7.30pm

 

Saturday 30 April 2016, 7.30pm

Music by Purcell and Schütz

including My Heart is Inditing

With the Brampton Consort and Max Smith,  organ

Kirkby Stephen Parish Church

£510 was raised for the Cumbria Flood appeal

 

Friday 25 March, 6pm

Words and Music for Good Friday

St Patrick's Church, Patterdale

6pm, Free Entry

 

Sunday 15 November 2015, 3pm

Purcell at the Priory

With the Brampton Consort and Max Smith, chamber organ

works by Purcell and Schütz including My Heart is Inditing

Lanercost Priory

 

Friday 16 October, 2015

Bee-keepers Ball

Greystoke Castle

 

Tuesday 6 October 2015, 12.45pm

Songs of Joy, Songs of Love, Songs of Lamentation
Hymns and psalms from the time of Elizabeth I & James I,

by Orlando Gibbons and John Dowland

Musiclive@lunchtime

Carlisle Cathedral

 

Sunday 30 August, 5.30pm

Evensong, Martindale Old Church

 

Saturday 11 July 2015, 7.30pm

Sheppard and his Sheep

5th Anniversary Concert

Ings Church

as part of the Mary Wakefield Festival

 

Friday 3 April 2015, 6pm

Words and Music for Good Friday

St Patrick's Patterdale

Free entry

 

Saturday 20 December 2014
Christmas Concert at Hutton-in-the-Forest
(by kind permission of Lord and Lady Inglewood)

Britten's Ceremony of Carols with harp and songs and carols for the season

 

Saturday 8 November 2014

Saints and Souls:
A matter of life and death
Music by Byrd, Tallis, Taverner and Marenzio
St Mary's Church Wreay

 

Saturday 9 August 2014
Workshop with Stile Antico
As part of Lake District Summer Music
Carver Church, Windermere

 

 

Sunday 10 August 2014
Evensong at Grasmere Church

 

 

Sunday 25 May 2014
Free Classical Concert at Rheged
One of the new series of free lunchtime concerts
Starter of madrigals, main course of English part-songs and dessert of popular songs

 

Tuesday 29 April 2014
Musiclive@lunchtime
English Music from Cornysh to Purcell
Carlisle Cathedral

 

Friday 18 April 2014
Words and Music for Good Friday
With Mike Town, Organ
Patterdale Church

 

Saturday 21 December 2013

A Christmas celebration of vocal music, carols and readings
Brigham Methodist Chapel

 

Voices and Viols: 

Music and Merriment for a Tudor Hall
Greystoke Castle: Sunday 10 November 2013 

Levens Hall: Monday 18 November 2013 
(in aid of Springfield House, Kendal)

 

Sunday 30 June 2013
A Baroque Journey: 
Music from Gabrieli to Handel

With staff and students of Giggleswick School
Giggleswick School Chapel

 

29 March 2013
Words and Music for Good Friday 
With Mike Town, Organ
St Patrick's Patterdale

30 November 2012
A Vocal ADVENTure
SASRA Music and Arts in Egremont
Egremont Parish Church

22 September 2012
Concert for the Friends of Wreay Church

7 July 2012
Kendal Parish Church
Shared concert with the children of the abcd North West Honour Choir 

6 April 2012
Service of Tenebrae for Good Friday
Music for Passiontide including Tallis, Byrd, Barber and Blow
With Mike Town, Organ
St Patrick's Patterdale

Sunday 26 February 2012
Bless this House
Music by Catholic Composers from Tudor and Stuart England
With Andrew Leavett, Chamber Organ
Greystoke Castle

6 July 2011
The Italian Job
A mini programme of works from 16th- and 17th-century Italy
Crosthwaite Parish Church, Keswick

22 April 2011
Words and Music for Good Friday
St Patrick's Church, Patterdale

30 April 2011
A Right Royal Renaissance
A Marriage of Spanish and English Music ~music of the Tudor Court and the world premiere performance since the 17th century of Missa ut re mi fa so la by Esquivel
St Mark's Church, Natland

23 October 2010

Reformation and Restoration
St Patrick's Patterdale

3 July 2010

Music by Thomas
Cartmel Priory

9 January 2010
Beginnings
St Oswald's Church Grasmere