Sine Nomine Singers

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

Category: Concerts

  • The Creation

    Saturday 12 October, 7:30pm at St George’s Church, Bickley BR1 2BE. For the third and final concert in our series celebrating the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Sine Nomine Singers, we present The Creation (Joseph Haydn), directed by Daniel Gethin, accompanied by the Cosine Orchestra and featuring soloists Ana Beard Fernandez, Phil Durrant…

  • Echoes through time

    Echoes through time

    The second of our three concerts celebrating our 30th Anniversary year traced the 30 years since the Sine Nomine Singers was founded by Stephen Davies, by pairing each of six classic works with new ones by some of Britain’s finest female composers in this golden age of composition. Each composition takes us forwards in 5-year…

  • Without a name – The Sine Nomine Singers at 30

    Without a name – The Sine Nomine Singers at 30

    On Saturday, 10th February 2024 we presented Without a Name: the Sine Nomine Singers at 30. In the year of the Sine Nomine Singers’ 30th anniversary, this programme took the idea of Sine Nomine and explored what it means for music to have no name. Threaded through the programme are three settings of a Missa…

  • In a strange land: Music in Exile

    In a strange land: Music in Exile

    On Saturday 14 October 2023, we presented our first concert under the baton of our new director, Daniel Gethin. With music by Pärt, Byrd, Schütz, Dowland, Hindemith, Coleridge-Taylor and more, we explored the theme of Exile, with many of the works being inspired by Psalm 137 “By the waters of Babylon, we sat down and…

  • Evensong at Rochester Cathedral

    Evensong at Rochester Cathedral

    In honour of the 40th anniversary of the death of Herbert Howells, we will be singing Evensong at Rochester Cathedral on 10 June 2023. The service starts at 3:15pm The music list includes Salvator Mundi, which is the opening of Howell’s requiem mass, the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis from his Gloucester Service and the extraordinarily…

  • Brahms Requiem

    Brahms Requiem

    On Saturday 4th February 2023 the Sine Nomine Singers were joined by Soprano Joanna Weeks and Baritone Richard Moore for a performance of Ein Deutsches Requiem by Brahms. We were directed by Jonny Davies and accompanied by the Cosine Orchestra.

  • Vast Ocean of Light

    Vast Ocean of Light

    On Saturday 15 October 2022, the Sine Nomine Singers presented “Vast Ocean of Light” – singing a varied and fascinating selection of European music, dating from the 16th century to the present day. The concert was at St George’s Church, Bickley and was accompanied by Stephen Davies on the organ and strings from the Cosine…

  • 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.