Sine Nomine Singers

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

Author: ralph

  • 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.

  • Seeking New Musical Director

    Following the relocation of Jonny Davies, the Sine Nomine Singers are looking for their next musical director. If you, or someone you know might be interested in the opportunity to lead us to new musical adventures, please find more detail here:

  • Secret Messages

    Secret Messages

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

  • Lockdown recording

    During lockdown we made our first ‘remote’ recordings. This is “Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein” by JS Bach

  • 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.

  • 1000 Years of Bs!

    1000 Years of Bs!

    Our concert on 10 March 2018 celebrated the music of composers whose surnames begin with the Letter B!