Saturday 4th February – Lighten Our Darkness – Chichester Cathedral
An exploration of one of the most evocative festivals in the Christian Church – Candlemas. Including Parry Songs of Farewell, Holst Nunc Dimittis, Ireland The Holy Boy, Victoria Ave Maris Stella and White Christe qui lux es et dies.
Saturday 19th November/Thursday 24th November – Great Expectations – St John’s Chapel, Chichester/Church of St Cross, Winchester
Seasonal music for Advent and Christmas, taking the text, themes and music of the Advent Prose. Including Weir Drop down, ye heavens, Macmillian Lux Aeterna, Sheppard Verbum caro and Byrd Rorate, Laetentur Coeli and Rorate.
Saturday 4th June – Behold the miracle – St John’s Chapel, Chichester
A journey through the most miraculous choral music including Bach Komm Jesu, komm, Taverner Dum transisset, Rheinberger Abendlied, Lotti Crucifixus, Sheppard Libera nos and Harris Faire is the heaven
Saturday 15th April – Music from the Christ Church Library – St Paul’s Church, Chichester
Music from the collection of manuscripts held at Christ Church, one of the most significant collections of 16th and 17th Century music in the world. Including Byrd Mass for Five Voices and Parsons Ave Maria.