Past Events

  • Sat
    16
    Feb
    2008
    St Lukes Church

    Excelsis’ first ever performance at St Luke’s Church Grayshott

    (for Grayshott Concerts)

     

    Vivaldi: Gloria

     

    Soprano, Judith Howarth

    Mezzo-soprano, Yvonne Fontane

    New LondonSinfonia

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

     

    Supporting programme including:-

     

    Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

    Vivaldi: Nulla in Mundo

  • Sat
    12
    Jul
    2008
    Grayshott Primary School

    Humming Chorus in Puccini’s Madam Butterfly

    Presented by “Opera Box” at Grayshott Primary School

    (for Grayshott Concerts)

  • Sun
    07
    Dec
    2008
    St Lukes Church

    “It’s Christmas” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott

    (in aid of St Luke’s organ fund)

    With the choristers of St Edmund’s School

    Consort of Trumpets

    Baritone, Alexander Learmonth

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

    (forGrayshott Concerts)

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2009
    St Lukes Church

    W A Mozart: Coronation Mass in C

    Karl Jenkins: Stabat Mater

    Mezzo soprano, Joyce Tindsley

    Ethnic vocal, Belinda Sykes

    Grayshott Festival Orchestra

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

    Performed in the presence of the composer with the same soloists and orchestra members who had toured the work with him following its world premiere, at St Luke’s Church Grayshott

    (for Grayshott Concerts)

  • Sun
    24
    May
    2009
    St Bartholomew’s Church Haslemere

    Choral Matins at St Bartholomew’s Church Haslemere

    (as part of the Haslemere Festival)

    Including Clive Osgood: Stabat Mater

    With ´St Bartholomew’s Church choir

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sat
    31
    Oct
    2009
    St Lukes Church

    Cantique de Jean Racine: Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem: Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem: Maurice Duruflé

    Treble, Henry Griffiths (by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Guildford Cathedral)

    Mezzo-soprano, Amanda O’Brien

    Baritone, Stephen Kennedy

    Cello, Joe Butler

    Organ, Mark Shepherd

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

    At St Luke’s Church Grayshott

  • Sun
    06
    Dec
    2009
    St Lukes Church

    “It’s Christmas” at St Luke’s Church, Grayshott

    (in aid of St Luke’s Bells Appeal)

    With the choristers of St Edmund’s School

    Soprano, Jo Tomlinson

    Consort of Trumpets

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

    (forGrayshott Concerts)

  • Sat
    20
    Mar
    2010
    St Lukes Church

    George Frideric Handel: Messiah

     

    Soprano, Jeni Bern

    Mezzo-soprano, Victoria Simmons

    Tenor, [Matthew Minter (name to be changed)]

    Bass, Colin Campbell

    Grayshott Baroque Orchestra

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

    At St Luke’s Church, Grayshott

    (for Grayshott Concerts, attended by their patron Dr Karl Jenkins OBE)

  • Sat
    13
    Nov
    2010
    St Christopher’s Church Haslemere

    Programme of European sacred music at St Christopher’s Church Haslemere

    Including Allegri: Miserere and works by Bruckner, Monteverdi, Viadana and Victoria

    Treble: Alistair Baumann (by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Guildford Cathedral)

    Soprano, Eleanor Rastall

    Counter-tenor, Desmond Jack

    Bass, Mark Kennedy

    Organ, Clive Osgood

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sat
    04
    Dec
    2010
    St Lukes Church

    “Christmas is Coming” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott

    (In aid of Church funds)

     

    With the choristers of St Edmund’s School

  • Sat
    19
    Mar
    2011
    Westminster Cathedral, London

    Choral Mass at Westminster Cathedral (a Saturday evening service comprising the “First Mass of Sunday”)

    William Byrd: Mass for four voices:- Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei

    Anton Bruckner: Motet, Os Justi

    Edgar Bainton: And I saw a new Heaven

  • Sat
    11
    Jun
    2011
    St Joseph’s Catholic Church Guildford

    “O for the Wings of a Dove”, a programme of popular choral music and English folk songs at St Joseph’s Catholic Church Guildford

    (in aid of the children’s feeding programme at St Pius’ X Church, Guyana)

    Clive Osgood: concert premiere of Hymn to the Word

    Including also works by Bainton, Bruckner, Britten, Parry and Mendelssohn

    Trebles, Sam Dashwood and Myles d’Angelo (by kind permission of St Edmund’s School)

    Organ, Ruaraidh Sutherland

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sun
    04
    Dec
    2011
    St Lukes Church

    “Christmas is Coming” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott

    (in aid of church funds)

    With the choristers of St Edmund’s school

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2012
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church

    “Requiem” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott (for Grayshott Concerts)

    Karl Jenkins, Requiem

    Clive Osgood, The Word

    Karl Jenkins, “Sarikiz” violin concerto

    Marat Bisengaliev, violin

    Carleen Ebbs, soprano

    Marylebone Camerata

    Conductors,  Karl Jenkins and Robert Lewis

    Concert – News Cutting 7th March 2012 Petersfield Post

    Concert – News Cutting 9th March 2012 Haslemere Herald

    Read a report of the concert on grayshott.com

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    See more pictures taken by Richard Vardy of this concert for grayshott.com on flickr

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2012
    Westminster Cathedral, London

    Saturday 19 May 2012

    Choral Mass at Westminster Cathedral, London

    William Byrd, Mass for four voices (Kirie and Agnus Dei)

    Maurice Durufle, Ubi Caritas

    Colin Mawby, Ave Verum Corpus

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sat
    22
    Sep
    2012
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church

    Saturday 22 September 2012 at 7.30pm

    “The Peacemakers” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott (for Grayshott Concerts)

    Karl Jenkins, Requiem, In Paradisum (soprano solo)

    Karl Jenkins, Palladio, Allegretto

    Karl Jenkins, The Peacemakers

    with

    the Camerata Chamber Choir (Musical Director: Jurgita Leistrumaite)
    Nicole Tibbels, soprano
    Marylebone Camerata

    Conductor, Karl Jenkins

  • Sun
    09
    Dec
    2012
    St Lukes Church

    “Christmas is Coming” at St Luke’s Church Grayshott
    (in aid of church funds)

    With the choristers of St Edmund’s school

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sun
    28
    Apr
    2013
    Royal Albert Hall

    “The Armed Man” at the Royal Albert Hall (presented by Raymond Gubbay)

    Karl Jenkins, Requiem

    Karl Jenkins, The Armed Man: a Mass for Peace

    with

    Côr Caerdydd and the Camerata Chamber Choir (combining with Excelsis as the Benedictus Choir)

    Anna Patalong soprano

    Isaac Waddington treble

    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

    Conductor, Karl Jenkins

    Excelsis and Camerata Chamber Choir appeared by arrangement with Grayshott Concerts

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    You can see more photos of this concert by Edward Radcliffe at www.wemakepictures.co.uk.

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2013
    Lion Green, Haslemere

    Proms in the Park on Lion Green, Haslemere

    including

    Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah
    Jerusalem by C Hubert Parry
    I was Glad, Parry
    Rule Britannia anon (with soprano Eleanor Rastall)
    And Zadok the Priest, Handel

    An outdoor concert in Haslemere, featuring Excelsis and choirs from St Thomas on the Bourne, St Edmund’s School , the Royal School and the Cracker choir, plus an orchestra of fifty and a fireworks display.

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2013
    St Lukes Church

    Christmas is Coming

    Performance at St Luke’s Church, Grayshott (in aid of church funds).

    Conductor, Robert Lewis

  • Sat
    14
    Dec
    2013
    Charterhouse

    Concert at Charterhouse. Excelsis provided the semi-chorus to Godalming Choral Society’s performance of this major choral work.

  • Sat
    22
    Mar
    2014
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church

    Excelsis-Concert-I-Was-Glad-March-2014-209x300Conductor: Robert Lewis

    A Feast of English Choral Music from Purcell to Britten

    Saturday, 22 March 2014, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LF

    Tickets £15.00, with Early Bird Discount (until 31 January 2014) £13.00

    Tickets available from:  Excelsis Ticket Hotline: 07891 835707  or by email:tickets@excelsis-choir.co.uk

  • Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church

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    Conductor: Karl Jenkins and Robert Lewis

    World Premiere of a new work by Karl Jenkins, commissioned by Grayshott Concerts to mark their 10th Anniversary

    Thursday 16 October 2014, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LF

    Friday 17 October 2014, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LF

    Tickets are available from Grayshott Concerts from 2 January 2014 – www.grayshottconcerts.co.uk or by phone 01428 606666

    A ticketed event is only confirmed when availability of tickets is shown. If an event has been arranged by another organisation, such as Grayshott Concerts, tickets will be made available through that organisation’s own booking system.

  • Fri
    17
    Oct
    2014
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church

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    Conductor: Karl Jenkins and Robert Lewis

    World Premiere of a new work by Karl Jenkins, commissioned by Grayshott Concerts to mark their 10th Anniversary

    Thursday 16 October 2014, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LF

    Friday 17 October 2014, 7.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LF

    Tickets are available from Grayshott Concerts from 2 January 2014 – www.grayshottconcerts.co.uk or by phone 01428 606666

    A ticketed event is only confirmed when availability of tickets is shown. If an event has been arranged by another organisation, such as Grayshott Concerts, tickets will be made available through that organisation’s own booking system.

  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014
    7:45 pm Music School of King Edward’s School

    Location: Music School of King Edward’s School, Petworth Road, Witley, Surrey GU8 5SG

    Contact: Sarah Evans membership@excelsis-choir.co.uk

  • Fri
    21
    Nov
    2014
    7:30 pmSt David's Hall, Cardiff

    Karl Jenkins celebrates turning 70 at St David's Hall, conducting three of his most loved and accalimed works

    For the Fallen
    Euphonium Concerto
    The Armed Man
    Marking the Centenary of the First World War

    Conductor: Karl Jenkins
    Euphonium: David Childs
    Soprano: Kathryn Rudge
    Choirs: Cor Caerdydd, Excelsis
    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    70th Birthday Concert

  • Fri
    09
    Jan
    2015
    2:45 pmBBC Radio 3

    Karl Jenkins' 70th Birthday Concert - Broadcast of Concert recorded on 21 November 2014 at St David's Hall Cardiff.

    Members of Excelsis joined Car Caerdydd and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, with Karl Jenkins conducting as part of his 70th Birthday tour, three of his most loved and acclaimed works:

    For the Fallen
    Euphonium Concerto
    The Armed Man

    Conductor: Karl Jenkins
    Euphonium: David Childs
    Soprano: Kathryn Rudge
    Choirs: Cor Caerdydd, Excelsis
    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04wmtkm)

    70th Birthday Concert

  • Mon
    19
    Jan
    2015
    7:00 pmStern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York

    Some members of Excelsis will be joining a number of other choirs to form the Distinguished Concerts Singers International and the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra in a concert to mark the Martin Luther King Jr Weekend.

    Works to be performed at the concert include:
    Jenkins: The Peacemakers (preview the work here)
    Jenkins: The Healer (US Premiere)
    Jenkins: Llareggub (US Premiere)

    Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
    Karl Jenkins, Composer-in-Residence

    Soloists: Lucy Knight (Soprano) and Mark Watson (Baritone)

    The Music of Karl Jenkins

  • Thu
    12
    Mar
    2015
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott
  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2015
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott

    Concert with the London Mozart Players, performing the Mozart Requiem and Fauré Requiem, conducted by Robert Lewis.

    Tickets are available from Grayshott Concerts (www.grayshottconcerts.co.uk)

  • Wed
    20
    May
    2015
    7:45 pmMusic School of King Edward's School

    Location: Music School of King Edward’s School, Petworth Road, Witley, Surrey GU8 5SG

    Contact: Sarah Evans membership@excelsis-choir.co.uk

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  • Sun
    14
    Jun
    2015
    18.30pmSt Thomas-on-the-Bourne, Farnham
  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015
    7:30 pmSt Albans Church, Hindhead, Surrey

    Excelsis Concert - Dixit Dominus - 10 Oct 2015PROGRAMME INCLUDES:

    Vivalid: Autumn  from The Four Seasons

    Vivaldi: Nulla In Mundo Pax  RV 630 (1st Movt)

    Osgood: Dixit Dominus

    Handel: Dixit Dominus

    Tickets available from: tickets@excelsis-choir.co.uk

    Adults: £15.00  Under 16s £8.00

  • Sat
    28
    Nov
    2015
    St Lukes Church, Grayshott
  • Sun
    06
    Dec
    2015
    6:00 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott

    Christmas is Coming 2015

    Christmas is Coming 2015

    Excelsis returns with the Choristers of St Edmund's School to St Luke's Church, Grayshott on Sunday 6 December 2015.  Tickets are available from St Luke's Church website

  • Sat
    30
    Jan
    2016
    7:30 pmGrayshott Village Hall
  • Sat
    12
    Mar
    2016
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott

    A Grand Gala concert for Grayshott Concerts to include:

    Jenkins: The Healer

    Jenkins: The Armed Man (accompanied by The Armed Man - the Film)

    Lucy Knight (Soprano), Morgan Pearse (Baritone), Excelsis, Marylebone Camerata, Sir Karl Jenkins and Robert Lewis.

    Tickets available www.grayshottconcerts.co.uk from 12 January 2016

  • Sat
    28
    May
    2016
    St Lukes Church, Grayshott
  • Sat
    25
    Jun
    2016
    6:00 pmWestminster Cathedral, 42 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QW
  • Sun
    04
    Dec
    2016
    6:30 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott

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  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017
    7:30 pmSt Lukes Church, Grayshott

    Robert Lewis will be conducting Excelsis and the London Mozart Players in this first concert of 2017 season for Grayshott Concerts.

    The "Masses of Masses" are the Nelson Mass by Haydn and the Coronation Mass by Mozart.  Soloists are Joanna Songi, David Clegg, Alex Tsigliannis and Colin Baldy.

     

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017
    7:30 amKing Edward's School, Witley

    JOIN US for an evening of alternative horse racing. Come along and place a bet, sponsor a race or even operate the mechanical horses!  All you need is enthusiasm & strong wrists!

    TICKETS only £10 to include a fish and chip supper from any member of Excelsis or ring: 07979 002178

    Excelsis - Race Night - Apr 17

  • Sat
    27
    May
    2017
    Tue
    30
    May
    2017
    Ypres, Belgium

    In 2017 as part of our 10th anniversary celebrations, Excelsis will go on tour to Ypres and the surrounding countryside.  With opportunities to perform at a number of cathedrals in the area as well as a concert, we are all looking forward to the trip.

     

  • Sat
    10
    Jun
    2017
    6:00 pmSt Christopher's Church Haslemere

    Following the Choir's first overseas Tour, this concert will be an opportunity to hear the beautiful music we will be singing while away.

    Tickets for the concert will be free, although we will ask for a donation on the day.  the money raised will be put towards the project to record the music of Clive Osgood.

     

     

  • Sat
    18
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmSt Alban's Church Hindhead

     Concert 'Gloria in Excelsis'

    A thrilling concert which will feature works by local composer Clive Osgood and John Rutter's 'Gloria' accompanied by a brass octet. Buy tickets here.Excelsis Concert 18 November 2017-page-001