Bourne Choral is a mixed choir which performs a wide variety of sacred choral music, light classics and modern popular music.
Stephen Buckman took over the role of Musical Director in September 2017 following the retirement of Jenny Bean who led the choir for ten years. During that time the choir considerably increased in numbers and in it's repertoire The choir is accompanied by David Scoffield.
The choir performs two main concerts each year, at Christmas and Easter, but also supports charities and the local community, singing regularly at informal concerts in Bourne and district. (See future events page).
There are currently 45 members and new singers are always welcome. If you wish to join the choir please contact us. We do not hold auditions but some musical ability is an advantage and enthusiasm for making music is essential.
The Choir practises every Monday evening at 7.30pm in Bourne Abbey Church, Church Walk, Bourne.
Works performed previously include:
Mass in D major - Dvorak
Messiah - Handel
Gloria - Vivaldi
Noel Pastoral - Philip Riley
The Armed Man - Karl Jenkins
Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure
Requiem - Faure
Wondrous Cross - Alan Bullard
Mass in F - Franz Schubert
Song of Destiny - Johannes Brahms
Te Deum - Haydn
Little Organ Mass - Haydn
Olivet to Calvary - J H Maunder
The First Nowell - R Vaughan Williams
Christus Natus Est - Cecilia McDowell
The Crucifixion - John Stainer
Word Made Flesh - Stephen Webb
An Oxford Elegy - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Five Mystical Songs - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Elgar; Gershwin; Goodall:
Songs from the shows; Jazz spirituals