Recent Concerts

Read here about our recent concerts. To find out about earlier performances go to Archive.


Highlands and Islands

(see below for programme)

Inveraray Parish Church, 3 Main St East, Inveraray 1pm on Saturday 4 May Conducted by Christopher Barr with Razvan Luculescu piano FREE – NO TICKET REQUIRED DOORS OPEN 12:30PM – ALL WELCOME

Lochgilphead Parish Church

6pm Saturday 4th May

Bar None Community Choir and Strathaven Choral Society

Join together in Concert

Highlands & Islands A spring concert celebrating folk music

including “From the Bavarian Highlands” by Edward Elgar,

Songs by Bob Chilcott, Daniel Elder and others

Cadzow Parish Church, Woodside Walk, Hamilton ML3 7HU 7pm Sunday, May 12th 2019

Conducted by Christopher Barr with accompanist Geoffrey Tanti

Tickets £10.00 / £8.00* from choir members, at the door or click here:

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Doors open 6pm

*Full time students; 60+; Unemployed


Mozart’s Requiem

7.30pm 2nd June, St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Great Western Road, Glasgow

Conducted by Christopher Barr

The West End Festival Orchestra


Rose Stachniewska, soprano

Heather Ireson, mezzo

Connor Smith, tenor

Colin Murray, bass


Requiem.   Mozart

Insanae et Vanae Curae,  Haydn

Symphony No 101 (The Clock)   Haydn (the Orchestra)

2017Continental Assortment

7.30pm, Sunday 21st May St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Auchingramont Road, Hamilton Brahms: Schicksalslied;  Alto Rhapsody Fauré: Tantum Ergo Duruflé: Requiem with Lynn Bellamy, soprano, Jerome Knox, baritone, Mark Browne, organ, Conducted by Christopher Barr

Vivaldi Meets the Cool

7.30pm Sunday 8th May, St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Auchingramont Road,Hamilton

with New Focus, Jazz Duo Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszneiski

Songs and Sonnets by Shearing and Shakespeare

In a Foreign Land by Euan Stevenson for Choir and Jazz Duo: European Premiere

Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi

with Joanna Norman, Soprano; Lynn Bellamy, Mezzo, David Hamilton, Organ

Past to Present  

 Saturday 13 June 2015. 7.30pm. St Mary’s Cathedral, Great Western Road, Glasgow.

 Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

Hazel McBain  soprano

Penelope Cousland mezzo soprano

Ross McLean Tenor

Andrew McTaggart Bass

Carroll: Shame, Shame, He Dies For His Country

World Premiere

Christopher Barr  Conductor

Susan Holmes  Piano

WEF logo 2015

This concert may be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Rossini’s little solemn Mass will feature in our Blog throughout the weeks leading to the concert.  As indeed will Mark G Carroll’s brand new ‘Shame, Shame, He Dies for His Country’, commissioned especially for Strathaven Choral Society.  Read more about Adopt a Composer.

Mystics and Spirits: Sunday 23rd November, 2014, Scout and Guide Hall, Strathaven
Spirituals from a Child of Our Time, Michael Tippett Five Mystical Songs, Vaughan Williams Feel the Spirit, John Rutter Zoe Perman, soprano Julia Daramy-Williams, mezzo-soprano Ross McLean, tenor Brian McBride, baritone Fiona Dobson, piano Conducted by Christopher Barr
Transatlantic Connection: Sunday 18th May 2014, Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton
Fiona Buchanan (soprano) Jonathan Kennedy (baritone) Piano Fiona Hobson Organ and piano John Gormley Conductor Christopher Barr Gabriel Fauré: Requiem Eric Whitacre: Seal Lullaby Aaron Copland: Old American Songs; Stomp Your Foot Christmas Carol Concert with the children of St. Patrick’s Primary School Choir Sunday 15th December 2013, Rankin Church, Strathaven Carols by Candlelight Thursday 12th December 2013, New Lanark Mill Hotel