The choir performs a wide range of choral works, both sacred and secular, combining new and challenging pieces with the traditional choral repertoire. Below is just a selection of the more notable works we have sung.

Bach, JS: B minor Mass, Cantata BWV 129, Christmas Oratorio Part 1, Magnificat, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion

Beethoven: Mass in C, Symphony No. 9 (Choral)

Music ScoresBerlioz: Grande Messe des Morts

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Bizet: Te Deum

Blackford: Mirror of Perfection

Brahms: A German Requiem, Alto Rhapsody, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Nänie

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Hymn to St Cecilia, Rejoice in the Lamb, St Nicholas

Bruckner: Te Deum, Mass in D Minor, Mass in E minor

Buck: Let The Music Sound Barnby Choir commission 2018, Missa Fidelis Barnby Choir commission 2017, We Celebrate the Light

Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass, Christmas Oratorio, Five Days that Changed the World, Songs and Cries of London Town

Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

Dove: The Passing of the Year


Dvorak: Mass in D, Stabat Mater

Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands, The Apostles, The Dream of Gerontius, The Kingdom, The Music Makers

Fanshawe: The Lord’s Prayer from African Sanctus

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine, Requiem

Finzi: For Saint Cecilia, Lo the Full Final Sacrifice

Gjeilo: Northern Lights

Gounod: Messe Solennelle

Handel: Coronation Anthems, Dettingen Te Deum, Dixit Dominus, Israel in Egypt, Judas Maccabeus, Messiah

Haydn: Little Organ Mass, Maria Theresa Mass, Missa Cellensis, Nelson Mass, St Nicholas Mass, Te Deum, The Creation

Jenkins: Stabat Mater, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (choral suite)

Music ScoresLauridsen: Nocturnes, O Magnum Mysterium

MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn

Mahler: Symphony No.2 (Resurrection)

Mendelssohn: Elijah, Hymn of Praise

Monteverdi: Beatus Vir

Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, Mass in C, Missa Brevis in G, Regina Coeli K108, Requiem, Solemn Vespers

Orff: Carmina Burana

Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens, Ode on the Nativity

Music ScoresPalestrina: Stabat Mater

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Poulenc: Gloria

Puccini: Messa di Gloria

Purcell: My Heart is Inditing, Ode to Saint Cecilia

Rachmaninoff: Bogoroditse Dyevo (from the All-Night Vigil)

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

Rutter: Gloria, Magnificat, Requiem, The Sprig of Thyme

Schubert: Mass in C, Mass in G

Schütz: German Requiem, German Magnificat SWV 494

Stainer: Crucifixion

Stanford: Songs of the Fleet

Tavener: The Lamb

Tippett: Spirituals from A Child of Our Time

Urrows: Nova Gaudia Barnby Choir commission 1998 

Vaughan-Williams: A Sea Symphony, Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Five English Folksongs, Five Mystical Songs, Hodie, In Windsor Forest, Sancta Civitas, Serenade to Music, Toward the Unknown Region

Verdi: Requiem

Vivaldi: Gloria, Magnificat

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast

Whitacre: Cloudburst, Hope Faith Light Love, Lux Aurumque, Water Night



Rehearsals take place every Tuesday evening between September and May, from 8.00 to 10.00 pm at Wilmslow Methodist Church, Kings Close, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AR. For more information about joining the choir, please click here

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