Wednesday 25th March: 

Mozart's Requiem; Elgar - Give unto the Lord; Richard Strauss - Horn Concerto no.2; Morgen!; Cäcilie

Rugby School Choral Society, Céline Forrest (soprano), Claire Barnett-Jones (alto), Matthew Minter (tenor), Richard Bannan (bass), Mark Smith (French horn)

Bliss Sinfonia conducted by Richard Tanner

Thursday 26th March: 

Concerto Concert

Musically gifted pupils from Rugby School perform with a professional orchestra

programme to include:

  • Spring from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi
  • 'Cello Concerto in C minor by J C Bach
  • Flute Concerto no. 1 in G major by Mozart
  • Concertino for Marimba by Paul Creston
  • Concertino in B flat by Donizetti
  • Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64 by Mendelssohn
  • Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin

Bliss Sinfonia conducted by Richard Tanner 

Thursday 14th May: 

BBC Radio 4: Ascension Day Service 

live from St Martin-in-the-Fields

Excerpts from Utrecht Te Deum and Messiah by Handel

BBC Daily Service Singers, The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Richard Tanner (organ continuo)

Sunday 17th May:

A Singing Afternoon for Young People

at Rugby School Chapel

organised by RSCM in Coventry and Warwickshire

directed by Richard Tanner

Saturday 30th May:

Renaissance Singers 50th Anniversary Concert

at Blackburn Cathedral

conducted by John Bertalot, Gordon Stewart, Richard Tanner and Samuel Hudson

Sunday 21st June:

Masterclass with Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir

Thursday 2nd July:

The Fateful Voyage, by Kate Kennedy

Remembering F.S. Kelly, William Denis Browne & Rupert Brooke

in The Memorial Chapel, Rugby School

Matthew Sandy (tenor), Richard Tanner (piano), Kate Kennedy & Andrew Fletcher (narrators) & Andrea Brogaard (violin)

Sunday 13th September: BBC Radio 4: Sunday Worship

live from Rugby School Chapel

Choir of Rugby School

conducted by Richard Tanner

Friday 18th September

Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony

from Twickenham Stadium

Choir Director and Conductor

Monday 12th October:

BBC Radio 2: Young Choristers of the Year

from St Martin-in-the-Fields

Vocal coach and piano accompanist

Tuesday 20th October:

Organ Recital - Exeter College, Oxford

Saturday, 31st October

Rugby World Cup Final

from Twickenham Stadium

Choir Director and Conductor