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All in the April evening
Friday 27th April 2018
7.15pm reception for 8.00pm
St. Lucius Church, Farnley Tyas
75 Butts Rd, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield HD4 6TZ
This joyful Eastertide
Dutch Carol, arr. Phillip Ledger
Now the green blade riseth
French Carol, arr. Simon Lindley
On Easter Morn, ere break of day
English Trad, arr. Simon Lindley
Organ solo: Choral Song
Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Praise our Lord, all ye Gentiles
Motet: Vidi speciosam
Toma Luis da Victoria
Mass: Vidi speciosam
Under the Greenwood Tree
Ernest John Moeran
Love is a sickness
Organ: Spring Song
The Dark-eyed Sailor
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Just as the tide was flowing
My spirit sang all day
£7.50 at the door
More about us ...
St Peter's Singers (A Registered Charity) is a member of Making Music
We acknowledge with gratitude continuing support from:
Leeds City Council
The Friends of the Music of Leeds Minster
Welcome to St Peter's Singers
"... forty flexible and precisely tuned voices who made the English text speak directly to the audience..."
"an ego-less ensemble ... exquisitely musical"
"a jewel in the crown of Leeds' cultural scene"
We sing choral music both ancient and modern in concerts, in Church Services and on recorded media
'A performance par excellence'
Read Rich Jevons' review and Geoffrey Mogridge's review of our recent Mass in B Minor
We are recruiting !
St Peter's Singers currently have opportunities, particularly for Altos, Tenors and Basses, to join our ranks. We rehearse at 7.30pm on Sundays and offer a varied and interesting range of repertoire and performing experience including foreign tours. We welcome both experienced and young singers with talent and commitment.
If you are interested in developing your singing to a high standard with this lively and enterprising choir, please contact the Choir Secretary to find out more.
No noise nor silence, but...
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'Fine performances and good blend – an impressive showcase for Simon Lindley’s brilliant choir' - Edward Greenfield, Gramophone Magazine
'It is absolutely, stunningly beautiful' - Jeff, Vermont
'Just a brilliant brilliant disc - best choral CD I've bought in YEARS' - Elizabeth Stratford, Arundel Cathedral
'I felt as if I had been wrapped in a blanket of peace' - Sue, New Jersey
'Inspired by their conductor, Dr Simon Lindley, the Singers sound completely inside the music and sing with a real depth of understanding' - Philip Moore
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Listen to us singing...
...Bairstow: Jesu, the very thought of Thee
...Purcell: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts
We can sing for your wedding or other special event
We can provide Carol Singers for your corporate Christmas party
If you wish to hear us, join us, engage us or even sponsor us, you are most welcome to get in touch