Concerts

Fulneck Moravian Church has a long association with St Peter’s Singers of Leeds (link below).

Every August Bank Holiday the Singers perform a concert of Baroque music in the church. In recent years they have also performed an Advent concert including some or all of Handel’s Messiah. There are occasional other concerts.

Dates in 2018:

Saturday 28 July 2018 at 1.30 pm
A special Saturday afternoon recital in support of the impending 150th Anniversary of Leeds Philharmonic Society (founded in 1870) presented by the Friends of the Phil
Natalya, Cyrus and Darius Battiwalla
Stanford – Fantasia & Toccata
Beethoven – Variations for mandolin [arr DB]
Greenwood – The Acrobat
Dvořák – Four Romantic Pieces, No 1
Whitlock – Canzona and Scherzetto (Sonata)
Kodály – Intermezzo from Háry János Suite
Gershwin arr DB – Let’s call the whole thing off
Lefébure-Wély – Sortie in E flat

Bank Holiday Monday 27 August at 4.00 pm
St Peter’s Singers with the National Festival Orchestra
Fulneck Baroque moves onwards from the Baroque!
Buxtehude – Magnificat
Bach – Cantata 68 [God so loved the world]
Bach – Cantata 106 [God’s time is best]
Bach – Suite in B minor for flute and strings
Mozart – Ave verum corpus
Mozart – Masonic Funeral Music
Mozart – Missa Brevis in D major, K220 [The Sparrow Mass]

Saturday 1 December at 7.00 pm
St Peter’s Singers with the National Festival Orchestra
Bach – Cantata 140 [Sleepers, wake]
Novello – Adeste fideles – 1811 [first performance with orchestra in modern times]
Holst – Christmas Day: A Choral Fantasy on Old Carols [1910]
Handel – Messiah, part I