Past Concerts
14 May 2017 | St Dunstan's Church, Mayfield

A Feast of St Nicolas

Programme:

  • Britten: Saint Nicolas Op 42
  • Haydn: Missa in Honorem Sti Nicolai 1772

Mayfield Festival Choir is joined by London Primavera, a semi-chorus from Mayfield School's Schola Cantorum and soloists Eleanor Sanderson-Nash (Soprano), Katie Coventry (Mezzo), Stephen Mills (Tenor) and Harry Thatcher (Baritone) to bring you this concert of two very different musical responses to the well known figure of St Nicholas.

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1 May 2017 | Concert Hall, Mayfield School

Come Sing with Us - Carmina Burana

Mayfield Festival Choir invite you to come and take part in a day of medieval debauchery as seen through the eyes of the Turbulent Thirties.

Audience-only tickets now also available for the final performance at 18:30.

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20 November 2016 | St. Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield

Handel's Messiah

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with the Royal Academy Consort and soloists from the Royal Academy of Music.

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8 May 2016 | St Dunstan's Church

Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Performed as the closing concert to the 2016 Mayfield Festival, Mayfield Festival Choir joined the Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Simon Over with Mayfield School Schola Cantorum and soloists from the Royal Academy of Music.

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24 April 2016 | St Dunstan's Church

Brahms Requiem

As the opening concert in the 2016 Mayfield Festival, Mayfield Festival Choir was conducted by Jeremy Summerly with the London Primavera led by Paul Manley, Andrew Benians (Organ), Eloise Irving (Soprano), Tristan Hambleton (Baritone).

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16 January 2016 | Mayfield Memorial Hall, East Sussex

Come sing with us! Men Only Sing Along

Mayfield Festival Choir would like to encourage many more men to discover the joy of singing so, on Saturday 16 January 2016, we held a singing workshop open to any man who wanted to attend.

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22 November 2015 | St Dunstan’s Church Mayfield, East Sussex

Haydn: Innocence & Experience

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with London Primavera, organist Andrew Benians and soloists Helen Brackenbury, Sofia Troncoso, William Blake and Tristan Hambleton.

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10 May 2015 | St. Dunstans Church, Mayfield

Youthful Viennese Masterpieces

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with London Primavera led by Paul Manley and soloists Eloise Irving, Abigail Broughton, William Blake and Tristan Hambleton.

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18 January 2015 | Mayfield Memorial Hall, East Sussex

Come Sing With Us - Songs of Freedom

On Sunday 18 January Mayfield’s two choirs, the Mayfield Festival Choir and MayZing were joined by singers from Uckfield, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Crowborough, as well as from the smaller villages surrounding Mayfield, for an afternoon workshop singing songs of freedom.

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16 November 2014 |

In Time of War

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with London Primavera led by Paul Manley and soloists Eloise Irving (soprano), Anna Harvey (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Guthrie (baritone), Tristan Hambleton (baritone).

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11 May 2014 |

Requiem, Mozart.

A celebration of the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the concert took place on 11th May 2014 as part of the Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts.

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17 November 2013 | St Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield, East Sussex

Christmas Oratorio, Bach

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with the Primavera Chamber Ensemble (leader Paul Manley) and soloists Miranda Johnson, Anna Boucher, Nicholas Scott and Martin Johnson.

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28 September 2013 |

Come sing with us!

By five minutes to ten on Saturday 28 September, there was a sizeable queue waiting to enter the Mayfield Memorial Hall to take part in Mayfield Festival Choir’s “Come Sing with Us!” morning of choral music.

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12 May 2013 | St Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield, East Sussex

Between Earth & Heaven

Mayfield Festival Choir conducted by Jeremy Summerly with the Royal Academy Consort (leader Lukas Hank), harpist Heather Wrighton and soloists Miranda Johnson and Martin Johnson.

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25 November 2012 | St. Dunstans Church, Mayfield, East Sussex

Jubilee Jubilations

Jubilee Jubilations (25 November 2012) was Mayfield Festival Choir’s first concert under the direction of of our new Music Director, the distinguished conductor, musicologist and broadcaster Jeremy Summerly.

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19 May 2012 |

Verdi Requiem

On Saturday, 19 May, MFC combined with Tunbridge Wells Choral Society and Cranbrook Choral Society in a massed performance of the Verdi Requiem.

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6 May 2012 |

Petite Messe Solennelle, Rossini

As part of the 2012 Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts, on 6th May 2012 MFC produced an outstanding performance of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle.

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20 November 2011 |

Heavenly Harmony: Music for St. Cecilia

Conductor Graham Caldbeck. Mayfield Festival Choir with Canzona (director Theresa Caudle) and soloists Jennifer France (soprano), Leo Tomita (countertenor), Rupert Charlesworth (tenor), Gareth John (bass), David Shipley (bass).

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8 May 2011 |

Mass of the Children, Rutter

St. Dunstan’s Church in Mayfield was filled with the sound of young voices on Sunday 8th May when local school children joined the Mayfield Festival Choir in a performance of John Rutter’s Mass of the Children.

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21 November 2010 |

Coronation Mass, Mozart

The Mayfield Festival Choir demonstrated its versatility earlier this week when it performed a varied programme of music accompanied by the London Primavera Orchestra and soloists from London’s Royal Academy of Music.

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9 May 2010 |

Fauré’s Requiem

David Willcocks, celebrating his 90th birthday, conducted Mayfield Festival Choir in Faure’s Requiem.

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1 November 2009 |

Composers’ Anniversaries

There was a buzz of anticipation last night as a full gathering at St Dunstan’s Church in Mayfield sat down to listen to a concert given by Mayfield Festival Choir to celebrate a variety of anniversaries for Purcell, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn and the contemporary composer Jonathan Dove. The choir was accompanied by the London Primavera, leader Paul Manley and conducted by Graham Caldbeck.

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3 May 2009 |

Handel, Dixit Dominus

Conductor Graham Caldbeck. Mayfield festival Choir with Canzona (Theresa Caudle director) and soloists Natasha Day (soprano), Lorna Bridge (soprano), Charlotte Stephenson (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), James Oldfield (bass).

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23 November 2008 |

Mozart & Vaughan Williams

Conductor Graham Caldbeck. Mayfield Festival Choir with London Primavera (director Paul Manley), Andrew Benians (piano and organ) and soloists Mary Bevan (soprano), Natasha Day (soprano), Alex Vearey-Roberts (tenor), Aaron McAuley (baritone).

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