Our Repertoire

Since its formation in 1983 the Brisbane Chorale has performed a wide range of choral works, across many styles.  This list presents the more significant of those works.  The many smaller pieces it has performed such as songs, carols or opera choruses are not included.

This list is grouped into the following categories:

Masses / Requiems / Sacred Oratorios & Large Scale Cantatas / Other Sacred Works / Choral Symphonies / Other Secular Works

 

Masses

Composer Work When performed
Bach Mass in B minor 1985
Bach Mass in G minor 1994
Beethoven Mass in C 2008
Beethoven Missa solemnis in D 2000
Bernstein Mass 1986
Bruckner Mass in E minor 1988
Dvorák Mass in D 1993, 2015
Haydn Nelson Mass 1989, 1992, 1999
Haydn Mass in tempore belli (Mass in Time of War) 1992, 1993, 2009
Jenkins The Armed man: A Mass for Peace 2006, 2013
Jongen Mass op 130 2003
Liszt Missa Choralis 2003
Mozart Great Mass in C minor 1990, 2011
Mozart Coronation Mass 1995
Puccini Messa di Gloria 1984
Rossini Petite messe solennelle 2006
Vaughan-Williams Mass in G minor 1988

 

 

Requiems

Composer Work When performed
Berlioz Grande messe des morts 1986, 1996, 2004
Bottesini Messa da Requiem 2012
Brahms A German Requiem 1989, 1997, 2011, 2014
Britten A War Requiem 1988, 1994, 2013
Cherubini Requiem Mass in C minor 1992
Duruflé Requiem 1996, 1999, 2016
Fauré Requiem 1986, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1997, 2004, 2011, 2016
Mozart Requiem 1987, 1991, 1995, 2001, 2006, 2010
Rutter Requiem 2003, 2010
Verdi Requiem 1984, 1987, 2009, 2009, 2013

 

 

Sacred Oratorios and Large Scale Cantatas

Composer Work When performed
Bach St John Passion 1989, 1995, 1998
Bach St Matthew Passion 1987, 1996
Carissimi Jepthe 1990
Elgar The Dream of Gerontius 1983, 2013, 2014
Goldenthal Fire Water Paper: a Vietnam Oratorio 1997
Handel Israel in Egypt 1985
Handel Messiah 1984, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
Handel Messiah from scratch 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994
Haydn The Creation 1986, 1998
Mendelssohn Christus 2009
Mendelssohn Elijah 1987, 2007
Mendelssohn St Paul 2008
Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio op 12 2002
Walton Belshazzar’s Feast 1984, 1991, 2005, 2010

 

 

Other Sacred Works

Composer Work When performed
Bach Cantata No 140, 'Wachet Auf' 1994
Bach Magnificat 1990
Barber Agnus Dei 1990, 2000
Berlioz Te Deum 1993, 2016
Bernstein Chichester Psalms 1984, 1999
Brahms Fest- und Gedenksprüche (Festal and Commemorative Sentences) 2010, 2015
Brahms Geistliches Lied 1990, 2015
Britten Festival Te Deum 2001
Bruckner Ecce Sacerdos 2004, 2015
Bruckner Locus Iste 2001, 2004, 2004, 2015, 2015
Bruckner Os Justi 2004, 2004, 2015
Bruckner Te Deum 1992
Chilcott Jubilate 2001
Górecki Totus Tuus 1999, 2003, 2009
Handel Zadok the Priest 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1995, 2004
Haydn Te Deum 1990
Holst Nunc Dimittis 2001
Kodály Psalmus Hungaricus 1986
Lauridsen Ave Maria 2000, 2003
Lauridsen Lux Aeterna 2002
Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 1990
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus 1994, 1997, 2001
Poulenc Gloria 1991, 1997, 1998
Purcell Jubilate Deo 1994
Purcell Te Deum 1994
Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil ('The Vespers') 1998, 2004, 2014
Randall Thompson The Peaceable Kingdom 2000
Rutter Gloria 1988, 1996
Szymanowski Stabat Mater 1991
Taverner The Veil of the Temple 2009
Tippett Five Spirituals from A Child of our Time 2000
Vaughan-Williams Antiphon 2003, 2010
Vaughan-Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols 1988, 1990
Verdi Ave Maria 2003
Verdi Four Sacred Pieces 1989
Vivaldi Gloria 1986, 1989
Whitacre Lux Arumque 2009

 

 

Choral Symphonies

Composer Work When performed
Beethoven Symphony No 9, 'Choral' 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2010
Bracanin Symphony No 2 1995, 1997 (recording)
Kats-Chernin Symphonia Eluvium (Symphony of the Floods) 2011
Mahler Symphony No 2, 'Resurrection' 1987, 1994, 1999, 2006, 2010
Mahler Symphony No 3 2008
Mahler Symphony No 8, 'Symphony of a Thousand' 1988, 1995
Vaughan-Williams A Sea Symphony 2007, 2012

 

 

Other Secular Works

Composer Work When performed
Beethoven Choral Fantasy 1985, 1989
Boito Prologue – Mephistophele 1985
Brahms Nänie 2000
Combe Snugglepot and Cuddlepie 1994
Delius Appalachia 1984
Holst The Planets 1989, 1993
Kancheli Styx 2007
Mahler Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation) 2010
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream 1995, 1999
Orff Carmina Burana 1983, 1989, 1992, 2002, 2007
Orff Catulli Carmina 2007
Orlovich Child Sightings 2002
Prokofieff Alexander Nevsky 1990, 1991
Rachmaninov The Bells 2016
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe 1999
Shore 'Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring' film soundtrack 2012
Sibelius Finlandia 1987, 1992, 2002
Tavener Song for Athene 2001, 2009
Tim Rice and the ABBA team Chess 1993
Vaughan-Williams Five Mystical Songs 1999
Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress 2002