North Island Choral Society Concert Summary (1983 -2023)

Dec 83 With SD71 string orchestra – Messiah, 32 singers
Spr 84 With Courtenay Comm Orch – Vivaldi “Gloria”, 27 singers

Dec 84 Xmas Songs,36 singers
Spr 85 Bach “Magnificat in D’, 28 singers & Harmonia Mundi with 6 pieces

Dec 85 Messiah
Spr 86 “Fanfare for Summer” with Quintessence – potpourri of classical pieces

Dec 86 Messiah selections & Xmas music’
Spr 87 No concert

Dec 87 Messiah – 31 singers
Spr 88 No concert, choir too small

Dec 88 No concert, choir too small
Spr 89 Faure “Requiem”, “Messe Basse” with C.R. Children’s Choir

Dec 89 Xmas Songs,2l singers & C.R Children’s Choir
Spr 90 ?

Dec 90 Xmas Songs, 29 singers, with Harmonia Mundi & Recorder Ensemble
Spr 91 “Spring Ayies” with N.I. Children’s Orch, mostly classical pieces

Dec 91 “An Evening of Xmas Music”, 45 singers, Haydn “Paukenmess€”
Spr 92 Vivaldi “Gloria’ & shorter classical pieces

Dec 92 Xmas Music, 20 singers

Spr 93 With Lanai Strings, Langley, S.Afr. Trilogy, shorter pieces

Dec 93 Messrah, 54 singers : ‘
Spr 94 With Quintessence Brass, 26 singers, classical, Song of the Mira

Dec 94 Messiah, 63 singers
Spr 95 No concert

Dec 95 “Sounds of Joy” with Quintessence Brass., 63 singers, variety of Xmas songs
Spr 96 !’From Ops to Pops”, with Bel Canto,

Dec 96 “scotland in Song”, 65 singers, with “Taegan” & Pipe Sergeant Lorne Bailey
Spr 97 “The Spirit Sings”, with Touch of Dixie Band
Oct97 Hospice Concert: “I Heard the Owl Call My Name”

Dec 97 “Gaudete – Rejoice”, with Nova Voce Youth Choir
Spr 98 “Songs of the British Isles”, with Mostly Merville Ceilidh Band

October 1998: “I Heard the Owl Call My Name” (Benefit for CV Hospice Society)
November 1998: “Oh! Canada”

December 2004: Messiah
(Soloists: Carrie Lemke, Catherine Knudsen, John Doughty, Wade Noble)

December 2006: Mozart Moments”
(Soloists: Amy Lelliot, Elizabeth Wilson, David Brown, Matthew Nichol)

December 2007: Messiah
(Soloists: Amy Lelliot, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Paul Boughen)

Spring 2009: “A Mass of Medleys”
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Lindsay Sterk, Phillip Marx)

December 2009: “Carols at Christmastide”
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Roger Helfrick)

Spring 2010: Mozart Requiem
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2010: Messiah
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2011: “Melodious Spring” (Morely, Mendelssohn Bach, Buxtehude, Pachabel “Magnificat”, Charpentier “TeDeum”) (Soloists: Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2011: “The Gift of Glory” (Saint-Saens “Oratorio de Noel”, Vivaldi “Gloris”)
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Amy Lelliot, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2012: Haydn “Creation”
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, David Brown, Paul Buoghen)

Winter 2012: “Chrismastide Carols” (Rutter, Byrd, Morley, Hallelujah chorus)
Sing-along Messiah

Spring 2013: Mendelssohn’s “Elijah”
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Jenn Forslan, David Brown, Paul Boughe)

Winter 2013: Vivaldi’s “Magnificat” Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols”
(Soloists: Amy Lelliot and Lisa Deith)

Spring 2014: Mozart’s “Requiem”
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Nicholas Allen)

Winter 2014: Messiah
(Soloists: Jacqui Lambeth, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2015: Vivaldi “’Gloria”, excerpt Bach (Jesu belibet meine freude) Opera choruses; Mozart Requiem excerpts, Hayden Creation excerpts, Hallelujah Chorus, Biebl Ave Maria, Beethoven Ode to Joy
(Soloists: Josh Loveli, Michelle Johnson, Lisa Deith, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2015: “Magnificats”, CPE Bach, JS Bach, Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Vivaldi
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Megan Skidmore, Tasha Farivar, Sam Marcaccin, David Brown)

Spring 2016: French Concert: Faure’s Requiem, Berlioz, Durufle, Gounod, Franck
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Chirs Bellamy)

Winter 2016: “Christmas Oratorios”
(Soloists: Michelle Johnson, Carol Anne Parkinson, Lisa Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2017: “Lord Nelson Mass” and selections from Verdi’s Requiem
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2017: Sing along Messiah
(Soloists: Megan Skidmore, Lisa Stphen-Deith, David Brown, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2018: “Milestones” (Arcadelt “Ave Maria”, Couperin “Tantum Ergo”, Debussy “Dieu Qu’Il La Fait Bon Regarder”, Gounod/Bach “Ave Maria”, Gounod “Messe Solennelle de Sainte-Cecile”)
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Sophie Simard, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2018: “A Fantasy of English Carols” (Rutter “Magnificat”. Britten “A Ceremony of Carols”, Ralph Vaughan Williams “Fantasia on Christmas Carols”, Holst “Christmas Day”
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Sophie Simard, Lisa Stephens-Edith, Brian Lawrence, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2019: Brahms “Requiem”; Beethoven “Elf Bagatellen”; Bach “Cantata 147”
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Lisa Stephens-Deith, Brian Lawrence, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2019: “A Choral Advent” (Poulenc “Gloria; Schubert “Magnificat in C major”; Purcell “Hail Bright Cecilia”; Palestrina “O Magnum Mysterium”)
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Sophie Simard, Lisa Stephens-Deith, Brian Lawrence, Chris Bellamy)

(2020 and 2021 no concerts due to Covid)

Spring 2022: “Renew and Rejoice” (Schubert “Mass in G” and Vivaldi “Gloria”
(Soloists: Carol Anne Parkinson, Jennifer Rasor, Lisa Deith, Brian Lawrence, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2022: “UK Yuletide, Handel to Holst”
(Soloists: Jennifer Rasor, Lisa Deith, Chris Bellamy)

Spring 2023: Mozart “Requiem”
(Soloists: Jennifer Rasor, Lisa Deith, Adam Dyjach, Chris Bellamy)

Winter 2023: A Christmas Greeting
(Soloists: Jennifer Rasor, Sophie Simard, Orlando Wiebe, Michael MacKinnon)

Spring 2024: Haydn “The Creation” Jennifer Rasor, Carol Anne Parkinson, Orlando Wiebe, Michael MacKinnon, Shante van Horlick