Performances

past and present

upcoming engagements

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the William & Mary Schola Cantorum, like all arts organizations, is awaiting a safe and organized return to in-person concerts. We will keep you updated as circumstances change.

The College has requested student organizations to submit a "Pandemic Response Plan." The Schola's plan can be found here.

Tentative engagements for the 2020-2021 Season include:

Sunday Candlelight Solemn Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (9 pm)* 

Chant Propers of the Day
*Every Sunday whilst William & Mary is in term

24 September (Our Lady of Walsingham): Procession and Solemn Vespers from Bruton Parish Church to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

Wood Hail! Blessed Virgin Mary |  Victoria Ave Maria | Varga Magnificat

TBD: Choral Evensong at Bruton Parish Church (5:30 pm)  

Bevan Magnificat Tone VIII  | Victoria Nunc dimittis

TBD: Adoration and Compline at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (9 pm)

Stabat Mater (setting TBA)  | Victoria Ave Maria | Tallis O Sacrum Convivium

       

1 November (All Saints): Evening Eucharist at Bruton Parish (5:30 pm)

Victoria O Quam Gloriosum       

2 November (All Souls): Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Walsingham

Fauré Requiem       

1 December: Lessons & Carols at the Wren Chapel (5:30 pm)

Ord Adam lay ybounden, Willcocks Of the Father’s Heart Begotten 

Davies The Holly and the Ivy, Rütti I Wonder as I Wander
Gesius In Dulci Jubilo, Wood Ding dong! Merrily on High 

Wren Chapel Stock Images (Matthew F Rees

past engagements

Friday, 6 December 2019, 7 PM: A Community-Wide Service of Lessons and Carols, Williamsburg Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:30 PM: A Festival of Lessons & Carols, Wren Chapel

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 8:00 PM: Final Concert, Wren Chapel

Sunday, 17 February 2019, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 6:00 PM: Solemn Vespers for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

Sunday, 11 November 2018, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 5:00 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church 

Sunday, 30 September 2018, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel


Sunday, 15 April 2018, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel
Thursday, 12 April 2018, 8:00 PM: Candlelight concert with the William & Mary Gallery Players, Bruton Parish Church

Monday, 9 April 2018, 6:00 PM: Solemn Vespers for the Feast of the Annunciation, National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham 

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 5:30 PM: Solemn High Mass (Episcopal), Wren Chapel

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 7:00 PM: Fall Concert, Wren Great Hall

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel
 

Sunday, 29 March 2017, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 8:00 PM: Compline, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 20 November 2016, 5:30 PM: Solemn High Mass (Episcopal), Wren Chapel
Saturday, 19 November 2016, 8:00 PM: Fall Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 30 October 2016, 5:30 PM: Holy Eucharist (Rite II), Bruton Parish Church 

Saturday, 22 November 2014, 8:00 PM: Fall Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 16 November 2014, 11:00 AM: Holy Eucharist (Rite II), Bruton Parish Church

Friday, 18 April 2014, 8:30 PM: Spring Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 13 April 2014, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church 
Tuesday, 3 December, 8:00 PM: Fall Concert, Wren Chapel
Saturday, 23 November 2013, 7:00 PM: Joint Concert with Christopher Newport University’s CNU Voices, Pope Chapel, Newport News 
Sunday, 10 November 2013, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church 

Friday, 19 April 2013, 8:00 PM: Spring Concert, Wren Chapel
Thursday, 28 February 2013, 8:00 PM: Joint Concert with Christopher Newport University’s CNU Voices, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 17 February 2013, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church 
Friday, 30 November 2012, 8:00 PM: En Feliz Armonía: Spanish songs of the Old & New Worlds, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 11 November 2012, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church
Friday, 9 November 2012, 8:00 PM: William & Mary Early Music Ensemble Concert, Wren Chapel

Wednesday, 25 April 2012, 8:00 PM: Spring Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 26 February 2012, 2:00 PM: Joint Concert with Christopher Newport University’s, CNU Voices, at the Ferguson Center Studio Theatre, Newport News
Friday, 2 December 2011, 7:00 PM: William & Mary Schola Cantorum Fall Concert in the College’s Wren Chapel 
Sunday, 13 November 2011, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church 
Friday, 11 November 2011, 7:30 PM: William & Mary Early Music Ensemble Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 6 November 2011, 2:30 PM: Joint Concert with the Christopher Wren Singers, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Sheridan Gallery

Saturday, 23 April 2011, 8:00 PM: “A B C : Senior Piano & Composition Recital of Simón(e) Sun,” premiering his new choral work “PALE,” Williamsburg Presbyterian Church
Thursday, 14 April 2011, 8:00 PM: Candlelight Concert, Bruton Parish Church
Sunday, 10 April 2011, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church
Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 8:00 PM: Fall Concert, Wren Chapel
Friday, 5 November 2010, 8:00 PM: William & Mary Early Music Ensemble Concert, Wren Chapel
Sunday, 24 October 2010, 5:30 PM: Choral Evensong, Bruton Parish Church

Tuesday, 13 April 2010, 8:00 PM: Inaugural Concert, Wren Chapel

past Repertoire

Spring 2019:

O Come ye Servants of the Lord by Christopher Tye (1505-1573)
O Captain! My Captain! by Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
The Lord’s Prayer by Robert Stone (1516-1613)
Haec Dies by William Byrd (1543-1623)
Salve Regina by Francesco Soriano (1549-1621)
Ave Maria by Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Nunc Dimittis by Victoria
Te Lucis ante Terminum by Victoria
Notre Père by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Ave Regina Caelorum by Guillaume Dufay (1397-1474)
Victimae Paschali Laudes by Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984)
 

Fall 2018:

O Come ye Servants of the Lord by Christopher Tye (1505-1573)
The Lord’s Prayer by Robert Stone (1516-1613)
O Captain! My Captain! By Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
Cantate Domino by Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Salve Regina by Francesco Soriano (1549-1621)
The Short Service by Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
Preces and Responses by Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
Ave Maria...virgo serena by Josquin de Prez (1450/55-1521)
Alma Redemptoris mater by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
 

Spring 2018:

God be in my Head by Walford Davies (1869–1941)
Ubi Caritas by Ola Gjeilo (b.1978)
O Captain! My Captain! by Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
Locus Iste by Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)
Thou Knowest Lord by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)
Pater Noster by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Unser leben währet siebenzig Jahre by Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694)
Two Psalms by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
O Magnum Mysterium by William Byrd (1659-1695)
 

Fall 2017:

Missa aeterna Christi munera by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–1594)
Abendlied by Josef Rheinberger (1839–1901)
Ubi Caritas by Ola Gjeilo (b.1978)
O Captain! My Captain! by Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
Locus Iste by Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)
Thou Knowest Lord by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)
 

Spring 2017:

The Lord Bless you and Keep you by Peter Lutkin (1858–1931)
Locus Iste by Anton Bruckner (1824–1896)
Thou Knowest Lord by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)
Silent Devotion and Response by Ernest Bloch (1880–1959)
Hear the Voice and Prayer by Thomas Tallis (1505–1585)
 

Fall 2016:

Unser leben währet siebenzig Jahre by Johann Michael Bach (1648–1694)
Mass for 5 voices by William Byrd (c.1540–1623)
Hear the Voice and Prayer by Thomas Tallis (1505–1585)
The Lord Bless you and Keep you by Peter Lutkin (1858–1931)

Spring 2015:

Locus Iste by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
The Short Service by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Sicut Cervus by Giovanni de Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Gaudent in Coelis by Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
 

Fall 2014:

Ave Verum Corpus by William Byrd (c.1543-1623)
Ubi Caritas by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
O Nata Lux by Morten Lauridsen (b.1943)
Let Thy Merciful Ears by Thomas Mudd (c.1560-1632)
The Bluebird by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
I Am Not Yours by Z. Randall Stroope (b.1953)
Jesu Dulcis Memoria by Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)
When David Heard by Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
 

Spring 2014:

O Crux, Ave, Spes Unica by Antoine Brumel (1460-1512)
Sicut Lillium by Brumel
O Bone Jesu by Loyset Compère (1445-1518)
O Salutaris Hostia by Pierre de la Rue (1452-1518)
Nymphes des Bois by Josquin des Prez (1450-1521)
Ave Maria by Johannes Ockeghem (1410-1497)
O Captain! My Captain! by Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
The Short Service by Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
Miserere Mei, Domine by Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594)

Fall 2013:

And Peace Shall Guard You by Michael John Trotta (b. 1978)
O Saving Victim by Zachary Wadsworth (b. 1983)
Panis Angelicus by Eric William Barnum (b. 1979)
Non Nobis Domine by Rosephanye Powell (b. 1962)
Stir Up Your Power, O Lord, And Come by Carl Schalk (b. 1929)
Stir Up Our Hearts by David Cherwien (b. 1957)
Lord, Hear Our Prayers by Robert A. Hobby (b. 1962)
Stir Up Thy Power, O Lord by James Biery (b. 1956)
 

Spring 2013:

Break! Break! Break!, Op. 10, No. 5 by Dudley Buck (1839-1909)
O Captain! My Captain! by Wes Dunnavant (b. 1991)
As Torrents in Summer, from King Olaf, Op. 30 by Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
My Love Lived in a Northern Land, Op. 18 No. 3 by Elgar
Two Choral Songs, Op. 71 by Elgar
Two Northern Songs, Op. 43 by Edward A. MacDowell (1861-1908)
Beati quorum via, Op. 31, No. 3, by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
God and the Universe by Stanford 
(Evensong Repertoire)
The Short Service by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Ego Sum Panis Vivus by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
 

Fall 2012:

Missa Philipina by Manuel Cardoso (1566-1650)
Salve Regina by Sebastián Durón (1660-1716)
Veni Domine by Juan Esquivel (c.1560-c.1625)
Magnificat Sexti Toni (Franco Codex) by Fernando Franco (1532-1585)
Hermoso amor que forxas tus flechas by Juan García de Zéspedes (1619-1678)
Las estreyas se rien by Juan Gutierrez de Padilla (1590-1664)
Al dichoso nacer de mi niño by Juan Hidalgo (1614-1685)
Crux fidelis by João IV de Portugal (1604-1656) 
(Evensong Repertoire)

Lichfield Service by Jackson Hill (b.1941)
Preces & Responses by Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
Almighty and Everlasting God by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
 

Spring 2012:

Justorum animae by William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
God Is Gone Up with a Merry Noise by William Croft (1678-1727)
O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit by Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585) 
I Will Greatly Rejoice by Knut Nystedt (b. 1915)
Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre (b.1970)
I Am Not Yours by Z. Randall Stroope (b.1953)
 

Fall 2011:

O Sing Joyfully by Adrian Batten (1591-1637)
God Be In My Head by Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in F by George Dyson (1883-1964)
O sacrum convivium by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
In dulci jubilo by Robert Lucas de Pearsall (1795-1856)
O beatum et sacrosanctum diem by Peter Philips (1561-1628)
Music on the Death of Queen Mary by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
O salutaris hostia, Op. 21 by Pierre Villette (1926-1998)
Set Me as a Seal upon Thine Heart by William Walton (1902-1983) 
 

Spring 2011:

Ubi caritas by Ola Gjeilo (b.1978)
With Drooping Wings from Dido and Æneas, by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Gott im Ungewitter, D 985 (Op.post. 112) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Evening Service in G Major, Op. 81 by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 
Beati quorum via, Op. 31, No. 3, by Stanford
PALE, by Simón(e) Sun (b.1989) (Guest-conducted by the composer)
The Lamb by John Tavener (1944-2013)
 

Fall 2010:

Christus factus est by Felice Anerio (1560-1614)
Plorate, filii Israel from Jephte by Giacomo Carissimi (c.1604-1674)
Quatre Motets sur des Thèmes Grégoriens, Op. 10 by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
The Short Service by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
O magnum mysterium by Morten Lauridsen (b.1943)
O nata lux by Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
Locus iste by Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Ubi caritas et amor by Lauridsen 
If Ye Love Me by Tallis

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