Sine Nomine Singers

Singing beautiful and challenging music from the twelfth century to the present

Author: ralph

  • Vast Ocean of Light

    Vast Ocean of Light

    On Saturday 15 October 2022, the Sine Nomine Singers present “Vast Ocean of Light” – at which we will be singing a varied and fascinating selection of European music, dating from the 16th century to the present day. The concert is at St George’s Church, Bickely, begins at 7:30pm and we will be accompanied by […]

  • A Merry Noise – Music for Coronation and Jubilee

    A Merry Noise – Music for Coronation and Jubilee

    On Saturday 2nd July 2022, in celebration of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, Sine Nomine Singers presented “A Merry Noise”. Accompanied by the Cosine Players and with Stephen Davies on Organ, the choir sang music by Parry, Handel, Billy Joel, John Lennon, Vaughan Williams and many more!

  • Evensong in Rochester

    Evensong in Rochester

    On Easter Monday (18 April 2022) we sang Evensong at Rochester Cathedral. The service included Herbert Howells’ Collegium Regale, Wood’s O Thou the Central Orb and Parry’s My Soul there is a Country.

  • Buxtehude to Boombidah!

    Buxtehude to Boombidah!

    On 5 February 2022 we joined forces with the Cosine Players and guest soloists Sara Pay and Panaretos Kyriatzidis. Not one of our pieces was sung in English and composers ranged from Mozart, Padilla and Buxtehude to Davies and Hindemtih.

  • Secret Messages

    Secret Messages

    Our programme about secret messages on 8 February 2020 featured a special guest, Alfie from BYMT, on saxophone.

  • Unity in Division

    Unity in Division

    We celebrated the solo talents of some of our members in our concert on 12 October 2019, and, after hearing the men sing alone, and the women sing alone, combined in ten parts in Scarlatti’s glorious, Stabat Mater.

  • Listen, Time Passes.

    Listen, Time Passes.

    To celebrate 25 years of our choir, we were joined on 15 June 2019 by several former members, some of whom travelled from afar (even New Zealand!) to make a huge sound in Parry’s I Was Glad and other items. Here are some audience quotes: “… a glorious concert… it was sublime…looking forward to the next […]

  • Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice

    Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice

    As well as singing Finzi’s wonderful anthem, we sang Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and all (yes all!) of Parry’s Songs of Farewell, to commemorate  the 100th anniversary of their premiere. Anna Davey was our guest soloist, playing Bloch’s “Rapsodie” from Suite Hebraique on viola with passion and commitment.

  • Magnificent Magnificats

    Magnificent Magnificats

    On 20 October 2018 we performed two versions of the Magnificat – one by J.S Bach and the other by C.P.E. Bach. We were joined by some magnificent young soloists and the Cosine Orchestra.

  • Entente Cordiale

    Entente Cordiale

    Our concert on 16 June 2018 celebrated the best of French and British choral music.