Past Concerts

YearMonthProgrammeReview
2016DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - BelhavenReview by John Cairns
2016October"Golden Music from the Silver Screen" incl
Beatles medley, Carousel, Little Jazz Mass and songs from films/adverts
2016MaySt James Passion - BachReview by David Affleck as published in The Courier
2015DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2015MayVaughan WIlliams - Dona Nobis Pacem
Finzi - Eclogue
Faure - Requiem
John Cairns
2015OctoberHappy, I believe I can fly, Hey soul sister & I'm a believer

South Pacific

Autumn leaves, Begin the Beguine & Over the rainbow
Themes from James Bond
2014DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2014MayCharpentier - Te Deum
Chilcott - A Little Jazz Mass
Bach - Brandenberg Concerto No 2
Vivaldi - Gloria
John Cairns
2014OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern including Simon & Garfuncle, West Side Story and WW1 songs. In aid of Dunbar & North Berwick Rotary clubs charity appeals.
(Dunbar and North Berwick)
2013DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - BelhavenBarbara Richerby
2013MayHaydn - The Seasons
2013OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern In aid of Dunbar & North Berwick Rotary clubs charity appeals.
(Dunbar and North Berwick)
Hannah Lavery
2012DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2012MayParry - I was glad, My Soul there is a country, Blest Pair of sirens
Organ Preludes St Cross and St Thomas
Bruckner - Te Deum and 5 Motets Brass Ensemble
Palestrina - Haec dies
Gabrielli - Scherza amarilli e clori
2012OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern In aid of Dunbar & North Berwick Rotary clubs charity appeals.
(Dunbar and North Berwick)
2011DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2011MayHandel's Messiah With Orchestra
2011OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern (assisted by pupils from local High Schools). In aid of Dunbar in Bloom & North Berwick in Bloom
2010DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2010MayTragic Overture Op. 81 - Johannes Brahms
German Requiem Op. 45 - Johannes Brahms
With The East Lothian Players Orchestra
2010OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern (assisted by pupils from local High Schools). In aid of R.N.L.I. and Christian Aid
2009DecemberChristmas Music, Carols and Readings - Belhaven
2009MayPetite Messe Solennelle - Rossini
(Edinburgh)
2009MayFanfare for the Common Man - Copland
Hallelujah! Psalm 150 - Letham -(commissioned by the society to celebrate its 60th year)
Gloria - Rutter
Petite Messe Solennelle - Rossini
(Dunbar)
2009OctoberVaried program of music both classical and modern (assisted by pupils from local High Schools). In aid of R.N.L.I. and Christian Aid (Dunbar and North Berwick)
2008DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2008MayCantique de Jean Racine - Fauré
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore - Mozart
Symphony No 101 in D major (The Clock) - Haydn - (The East Lothian Players)
2007DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2007MayZadok the Priest - Handel
Beatus Vir - Vivaldi
Missa Sancti Nicolai - Haydn
Peer Gynt Suite- Grieg- (The Open Orchestra, Edinburgh
2006DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2006MayThe Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross - Franck
Symphony in D Minor - Franck - (The Open Orchestra, Edinburgh)
(Performed in the Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh)
2006MayThe Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross - Franck
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Regina Coeli - Mozart
Overture to the Magic Flute - Mozart - (The Open Orchestra, Edinburgh)
2005DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2005MayHear My Prayer - Mendelssohn
Missa in Tempore Belli (Mass in Timer of War) - Haydn
The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) - Mendelssohn - (The Open Orchestra, Edinburgh)
2004DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2004MayHomo Quidam - Fiocco
The Lord Most Hie - James Letham
Cantique de Jean Racine - Fauré
Concerto in C major - Vivaldi (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
2003DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven & Lennoxlove
2003MayAve Verum Corpus - Mozart
Mass No 2 in G - Schubert
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei - Mozart
The Heavens Are Telling - Haydn
Te Deum in C major - Haydn
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
2002DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2002MayVesperae Solennes de Dominica - Mozart
Speed your Journey (Nabucco) - Verdi
The Pilgrims Chorus (Tannhauser) - Wagner
Chorus of the Wedding Guests (Lucia di Lammermuir) - Donizetti
Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana) - Mascagni
O Fond du Temple Saint (Pearl Fishers) - Bizet (Duet by soloists Michael Towers & Paul Faulkner)
The Flower Duet (Lakme) - Delibes (Duet by Anne Heavens & Morag Watson)
Meditation (Thaïs) - Massanet & Intermezzo (Cavalleria Rusticana) - Mascagni
(Philomusica of Edinburgh)
2001DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
2001MayLet God Arise - Handel
Gloria - Vivaldi
Concerto for Oboe and Violin - Bach & Symphony No 2 - Boyce (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
2000AprilIn Lignières, France
Domine, non Secundum - Franck
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Requiem Solemne - Haydn
The Lord Most Hie - James Letham
Laudate Dominum - Mozart
Beatus Vir - Vivaldi
Agnus Dei (Petite Messe Solennelle) - Rossini
Zadok the Priest - Handel
Clare Benediction - Rutter
Croatian Lullaby - Trad.
2000DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven & Lennoxlove.
2000MayCoronation Te Deum - Salieri
Laudate Dominum - Mozart
Requiem Solemne - Haydn
Concertino per Flautino (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1999DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven & Gladsmuir
1999MayGOLDEN JUBILEE CONCERT
Domine, non Secundum - Franck
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Maria Theresa Mass - Haydn
The Lord Most Hie (Psalm xxiii) - James Letham WORLD PREMIER
Double Bass Concerto - Dittersdorf (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1998DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1998MayMissa Gratias Agimus Tibi - Zelenka (Scottish Premier)
Beatus Vir - Vivaldi
Zadok The Priest - Handel (with Philomusica of Edinburgh)
Concerto for Two Violins in D major - Bach (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1997DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1997May9th Chandos Anthem Praise the Lord - Handel
Magnificat - Pergolesi
Beatus Vir - Monteverdi
Organ Concerto in A major - Corette (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1996DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven & Ayton
1996MayTe Deum - Mozart
Hear my Prayer - Mendelssohn
Requiem - Fauré
Waldesruhe - Dvorak & Rondo - Dvorak (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1995DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1995MayThe Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross - Franc (Scottish Premier)
Cantique de Jean Racine - Fauré
Romanze - Svendsen
Sinfonia (Soloman) - Handel (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1994DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1994MayGloria - Vivaldi
Coronation Mass - Mozart
Concerto in G major for String Orchestra - Stanley (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
Viola Concerto in G major - Telemann (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1993AprilJubilate for the Peace of Utrecht - Handel
Missa Sancta Nicolai - Haydn
Trumpet Concerto in D major - Mozart (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1993DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven, including O Weisheit - Arvo Pärt
(Scottish Premier by kind permission of composer and his publisher)
1992DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1992JuneNelson Mass - Haydn
(Performed in St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh)
1992MayCantata No 140 (Wachet Auf) - Bach
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore - Mozart
Violin Concerto in A major - Tartini (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1991AprilSancta Maria Mater Dei - Mozart
Nelson Mass - Haydn
Rondo in C major for Violin and Orchestra - Mozart (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1991DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1990AprilZadok the Priest - Handel
Let Thy Hand be Strengthened - Handel
Magnificat in D - Bach
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart (Philomusica of Edinburgh)
1990DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1989AprilTe Deum - Haydn
Exsultate Jubilate - Mozart
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Mass No 3 in B flat - Schubert
1989DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1988AprilTe Deum in G - Vaughan Williams
Little Organ Mass - Haydn
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast - Coleridge Taylor
1988DecemberCarols and Readings - Belhaven
1987AprilHymn to the Virgin - Benjamin Britten
Towards the Unknown Region - Vaughan Williams
Missa Brevis - Kodaly
1987DecemberChristmas music from Messiah - Handel - Belhaven
1986MayBeatus Vir - Monteverdi
Requiem - Fauré
Gloria - Vivaldi
1985MarchLocust Isti - Bruckner
Noenia - Brahms
Te Deum - Bruckner
1984MarchI was Glad - Parry
Mass In C - Beethoven
1983MayGerman Requiem (in English) - Brahms
1982MarchSchicksallied (song of destiny) - Brahms
Mass for four Voices - Byrd
Te Deum - Charpentier
1981AprilSong of Thanksgiving - Vaughan Williams
Requiem - Duruflé
1980AprilBlest Pair of Sirens - Parry
Beatus Vir - Monteverdi
Gloria - Poulenc
Hallelujah Chorus - Beethoven
1979JanuaryMesse de Minuit - Charpentier
Rejoice in the Lamb - Britten
1978AprilA Sea Symphony - Vaughan Williams
1977MarchThe Magnificat - Pergolesi
Requiem Mass in C minor - Cherubini
1976MayBeatus Vir - Monteverdi
Blest Pair of Sirens - Parry
Jubilate Deo - Benjamin Britten
Mass in G minor - Vaughan Williams
1975AprilA Hymn to the Virgin - Benjamin Britten
Hymn to St Cecilia - Benjamin Britten
Messe de Minuit - Charpentier
1975AugustBBC SONGS OF PRAISE
1974MayJesu Priceless Treasure - J S Bach
Benedicite - Vaughan Williams
1973AprilRequiem - Duruflé
(Thought by members to be a Scottish Premier although unconfirmed)
1972MarchElijah - Mendelssohn
1971MarchRequiem - Brahms
1970MayRejoice in the Lamb
Gloria - Vivaldi
1969DecemberChristmas Music from the Messiah
1969MayRequiem - Fauré
Toward the Unknown Region - Vaughan Williams (Dunbar & Haddington)
1969OctoberThe Lamp of Licht Concert
(PERFORMED FOR HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER)
1968MarchInformal Musical Evening
1967MarchRequiem - Cherubini (Dunbar & Haddington) 1966
1966DecemberMessiah (Dunbar & Haddington)
1965AprilGods Time is Best - Bach
Blest Pair of Sirens - Parry
Hymn of Praise - Mendelssohn
1964AprilRequiem - Fauré
Toward the Unknown Region - Vaughan Williams
1963MarchElijah
1962AprilSt Johns Passion - Bach
1961AprilRequiem - Bach
1961DecemberMessiah
1960MaySamson - Handel
1959DecemberService of Carols and Christmas Music
1959MarchCreation - Haydn
1958DecemberService of Carols and Christmas Music
1958MarchElijah
1957DecemberMessiah (Dunbar & Haddington)
1957MarchMerrie England
1956DecemberMessiah
1956MarchNo performance
1955MarchAt Home - Part Songs (under A Hood)
1955NovemberAt Home - Part Songs (under G Robertson)
1954FebruaryHaddington Musical Festival
1954MarchPeasant Cantata
1953MarchPart of Haydn's Creation
Songs and instrumentals
1952AprilDuets and Part Songs
1952NovemberCafé Chantant
1951DecemberMessiah (extracts)
Carols
1951MarchFaust
1951MayMerrie England
1950DecemberOpera Extracts with Scottish National Opera
1949AprilThé Chantant