Concerts & Events

Season 2019 - 2020



November 2019


St Mary’s Church, Petworth, GU28 0AE

Autumn Choral Extravaganza

Rossini – Petite Messe Solennelle and popular opera choruses: Bizet – March of the Toreadors from Carmen Puccini – Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly Donizetti – Chorus of Wedding Guests from Lucia di Lammermoor Purcell – Dido’s Lament and final chorus from Dido and Aeneas Verdi – Brindisi from La Traviata

Next Event – Concert


March 2020


Petersfield Festival Hall
Heath Rd, GU31 4EA

Eighteenth-Century Masters

Vivaldi – Dixit Dominus RV 594
Haydn – ‘Mariazeller’ Mass 

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The final concert of the 2020 Petersfield Musical Festival features choral works by two of the great masters of the eighteenth century, Antonio Vivaldi and Joseph Haydn.
We shall be performing with the Petersfield Choral Society and SouthDowns Camerata under conductor Paul Spicer.
The concert also includes the Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F BWV 1047  by Johann Sebastian Bach

Come & Sing


April 2020

1:00pm - 5:30pm

St Mary’s Church
Petworth, GU28 0AE

Gilbert & Sullivan

Come and learn selected choruses from the famous duo’s comic operas including:

Trial by Jury, The Pirates of Penzance, The Gondoliers, Iolanthe and H.M.S. Pinafore



June 2020


St Paul’s Church,
Chichester, PO19 6FT

Handel : Samson

Past Performances

November 2019   Rossini  Petite Messe Solennelle and popular opera choruses by Bizet, Puccini, Donizetti, Purcell and Verdi in St Mary’s Church, Petworth

May 2019   Haydn The Creation in Chichester Cathdral with Downland Sinfonia

March 2019   George Dyson The Canterbury Pilgrims  in the Petersfield Musical Festival  with the Petersfield Choral and Midhurst Music Societies, the Petersfield Choir and Southern Pro Musica

November 2018   Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise and Verleih uns Friden and Parry I Was Glad in St Paul’s Church, Chichester

June 2018   Verdi Requiem in St Paul’s Church, Chichester with Downland Sinfonia

March 2018   Mozart Requiem  and  Britten Rejoice in the Lamb in the Petersfield Musical Festival with the  Petersfield Choral and Midhurst Music Societies and the Hampshire County Youth Chamber Orchestra

November 2017   Bob Chilcott A Little Jazz Mass and Songs from The American Songbook in St Mary’s Church, Petworth

May 2017   Mendelssohn Elijah in Chichester Cathedral with Fernhurst Chamber Orchestra

March 2017   Dvorak Stabat mater in the Petersfield Musical Festival

November 2016   Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes and Rutter The Sprig of Thyme in St Mary’s Church, Petworth

June 2016   Fauré Requiem, Britten Rejoice in the Lamb, Bach O Jesu Christ meins Lebens Licht in St Alban’s Church, Hindhead

March 2016   Weber Mass in E flat and Mendelssohn Verleih uns Frieden in the Petersfield Musical Festival

November 2015   Handel Messiah with Fernhurst Chamber Orchestra

May 2015   Schubert German Stabat mater and Mass in A Flat in St Paul’s Church, Chichester, with Le Chant Sacré and Fernhurst Chamber Orchestra

March 2015   Haydn Nelson Mass and Willcocks A Great and Glorious Victory in the Petersfield Musical Festival

November 2014   Elgar Spirit of EnglandVaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs and Stanford Songs of the Fleet in St Mary’s Church, Petworth, with Terence Allbright (piano) and the Chichester String Quartet

May 2014   Mozart Requiem in St Paul’s Church, Chichester, with the Fernhurst Chamber Orchestra

March 2014   Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Rutter Requiem in the Petersfield Musical Festival

November 2013   Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Janáček Otčenáš in St Albans Church, Hindhead

June 2013   Haydn Nelson Mass and Vivaldi Gloria in St Paul’s Church, Chichester, with the Fernhurst Chamber Orchestra

March 2013   Britten St Nicolas and Purcell Ode to St Cecilia in the Petersfield Musical Festival

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