HANDEL: THE MESSIAH

Sunday, 28th October 2018 at 2.30pm   (N.B. change of date)
Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3SA
(free admission, collection for SSNAP - Support for Sick Newborns And their Parents)

GILBERT & SULLIVAN: PRINCESS IDA
Wednesday, 28th November 2018 at 7.30pm
Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PL
(free admission, collection for the Abingdon Bridge - helping young people)

Friday, 30th November 2018 at 7.30pm
Witney Congregational Church, Welch Way, Witney, OX28 6JF
(free admission, collection for Christian Aid)

Friday, 7th/Saturday 8th December 2018 at 7.30pm
Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, OX1 5LR
(free admission, collection for Action for Children)



Past Performances

2018 - Collections for charities to date:
£14,532.42

Brahms: Requiem and Vivaldi: Gloria
The Sorcerer - G&S (4)

2017 - Total collections taken for charities: £22,700.52

Stabat Mater - Dvorak
The Mikado - G&S (4)
Messiah - Handel
The Pirates of Penzance - G&S (4)


2016 - Total collections taken for charities:
£32,623.38

Four Coronation Anthems - Handel 
Requiem - Mozart (Programme)
Ruddigore - G&S (x 4)
Messiah - Handel
Patience - G&S (4)
Carols - in Covered Market

2015 - Total collections taken for charities:
£25,932.37

Requiems - Durufle and Faure
Iolanthe - G&S (x 4)
Messiah - Handel
Orpheus in the Underworld - Offenbach x 4
Carols - in Covered Market

2014 - Total collections taken for charity: £19,735.07

Another Afternoon of Grand Opera
Trial by Jury and HMS Pinafore - G & S (x 4)
Messiah - Handel
The Gondoliers - G&S (x 4)
Carols -  in the Westgate

2013 - Total collections taken for charity: £20,888

An Afternoon of Grand Opera
The Merry Widow - Lehar (x 4) 
Messiah - Handel
Princess Ida - G&S (x 4)

2012 - Total collections taken for charity:
£23,975.06

Verdi: Aida 
The Sorcerer - G&S (x 4)
Messiah - Handel
Yeomen of the Guard - G&S (x 4)
Carols - in the Westgate

2011 - Total collections taken for charity: £19,676

Mendelssohn: Elijah (x 2)
BBC1 Songs of Praise x 2
The Mikado - G&S (4)
Messiah - Handel
The Pirates of Penzance - G&S (4)

2010 - Total collections taken for charity: £19,908

Rossini: Stabat Mater and Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives
Dearest Heart - Christopher Sambrook (x 6)
The Creation - Haydn
Patience - G & S (x 4)

2009 - Total collections taken for charity: £23,383

Requiem - Mozart
Imperial “Nelson” Mass - Haydn
Iolanthe - G & S (5)
Messiah - Handel
Ruddigore - G & S (4)
Carols - in the Westgate

2008

Mass in C - Beethoven
Requiem - Faure
HMS Pinafore G&S (5)
Messiah- Handel
Gondoliers - G&S (4)
Carols - in the Westgate

2007

Samson - Handel
The Sorcerer – G & S (5)
Messiah – Handel
Princess Ida – G & S (4)
Carols – in the Westgate

2006

The Creation – Haydn
Yeomen of the Guard - G & S (5)
Messiah - Handel
The Pirates of Penzance– G & S (5)
Carols – in the Westgate

2005

Aida - Verdi
Patience - G & S (5)
Messiah - Handel
The Mikado - G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

2004

Gloria - Verdi
Christ on the Mount of Olives - Beethoven
Orpheus in the Underworld - Offenbach (5)
Messiah - Handel
Ruddigore - G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

2003

Requiem – Verdi
Die Fledermaus – Strauss (5)
Messiah – Handel
Iolanthe – G & S (5)
Carols – in the Westgate

2002

Petite Messe Solennelle - Rossini
The Merry Widow – Lehár (5)
Messiah – Handel
Gondoliers – G & S (5)
Carols – in the Westgate

2001

Stabat Mater - Dvorak
Song of Destiny – Brahms
Zadok the Priest – Handel
Princess Ida – G & S (5)
Messiah – Handel
HMS Pinafore & Trial by Jury – G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

2000

German Requiem – Brahms and Gloria – Vivaldi (2)
La Vie Parisienne - Offenbach (5)
Messiah – Handel (2)
Sorcerer – G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

1999

Carmina Burana - Orff (2)
Vespers - Mozart (2)
Yeomen of the Guard - G & S (5)
Messiah - Handel (2)
The Pirates of Penzance – G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

1998

Requiem - Verdi (2)
Gondoliers - G & S (6)
Messiah - Handel (2)
Mikado - G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

1997

Elijah - Mendelssohn (2)
Die Fledermaus - Strauss (5)
Messiah - (2)
Iolanthe - G & S (5)
Carols - in the Westgate

1996

Requiem - Fauré (2)
Mendelssohn - Hymn of Praise (2)
The Merry Widow - Lehár (5)
Messiah - Handel (2)
HMS Pinafore - G & S (5)
Carols - in Cornmarket

1995

Passion & Easter Music (2)
La Vie Parisienne (5)
Messiah - Handel (2)
The Pirates of Penzance - G & S (6)
Carols - in Cornmarket

1994

German Requiem - Brahms (2)
Orpheus in the Underworld - Offenbach (6)
Messiah - Handel (2)
Ruddigore - G & S (5)
Carols - in Cornmarket

1993

Creation - Haydn (2)
The Mikado - G & S (6)
Messiah - Handel (2)
Yeomen of the Guard - G & S (5)
Carols - in Cornmarket

1992

The Dream of Gerontius - Elgar
Iolanthe - G & S (6)
Messiah – Handel
Gondoliers - G & S (6)

1991

Requiem - Verdi
The Sorcerer - G & S (4)
Messiah - Handel
The Pirates of Penzance - G & S (7)
Carols - in Cornmarket

1990

Elijah - Mendelssohn
HMS Pinafore - G & S (4)
Messiah - Handel
Patience - G & S (5)

Carols - in Cornmarket

1989

Requiems - Fauré and Mozart
Yeomen of the Guard - G & S (3)
Mikado - G & S (4)
Messiah – Handel
Carols - in Cornmarket

1988

Iolanthe - G & S
St. John Passion - Bach
Gondoliers - G & S (2)
Ruddigore - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1987

G & S Evening at Wesley Memorial Hall
St. Matthew Passion - Bach
Die Fledermaus -Strauss (2)
The Merry Widow - Lehár
Iolanthe - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1986

G & S Evening at Witney
Missa Solemnis - Beethoven, Olivet to Calvary - Maunder
The Merry Widow - Lehár (2)
Elijah - Mendelssohn
The Pirates of Penzance - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1985

G & S Evening at Rose Hill
Requiem - Verdi, Crucifixion - Stainer
La Vie Parisienne - Offenbach (2)
Creation - Haydn
Patience - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1984

The Dream of Gerontius - Elgar
Olivet to Calvary - Maunder
Orpheus in the Underworld - Offenbach (2)
German Requiem - Brahms
HMS Pinafore - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1983

Carmina Burana - Orff
Crucifixion - Stainer
La Belle Helene - Offenbach (2)
Elijah - Mendelssohn
Mikado - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1982

Judas Maccabaeus - Handel
Olivet to Calvary - Maunder
Die Fledermaus - Strauss (2)
Creation - Haydn
Yeomen of the Guard - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1981

Creation - Haydn, Crucifixion - Stainer
The Merry Widow - Lehár
Large-scale Anthems Gondoliers - G & S (2)
Messiah - Handel

1980

Israel in Egypt - Handel
Merrie England - Edward German (2)
Iolanthe - G & S
Messiah - Handel

1979

St. John Passion - Bach
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast - C. Taylor
The Pirates of Penzance - G & S
Messiah - Handel

1978

Requiem – Mozart
Noah & Joseph - Horowitz & Webber
Elijah – Mendelssohn
Messiah – Handel

1977

Requiem - Fauré
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Webber
B Minor Mass - Bach
Messiah - Handel

1976

St. Matthew Passion - Bach
Captain Noah & His Floating Zoo
German Requiem - Brahms
Messiah - Handel

1975

Messiah Parts 1 & 2 - Handel
Large-scale Anthems
Elijah - Mendelssohn

1974

Crucifixion - Stainer
Messiah Part 1 - Handel

1973

Carols