St Mary's is host to many wonderful events and concerts throughout the year, why not organise your visit around an event? Use the inputs below to filter the events by date.
Oliver Hancock, organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)
Programmes will be available, or can be downloaded here.
20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION TOUR
Armonico Consort & Baroque Players
English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble
Director Christopher Monks
Heinrich Biber Missa Salisburgensis à 53
Alessandro Striggio Missa sopra Ecco sì Beato Giorno (60 part Mass)
Thomas Tallis Spem in Alium
Join Armonico Consort as they celebrate their 20th Birthday with this unique programme of multi-part polyphonic works from the 16th century.
Mark Swinton, organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)
Come and Sing!
Join composer and conductor Matthew Coleridge for a glorious day of music-making. Spend the day learning his "exquisitely beautiful" Requiem, before singing in an atmospheric evening performance, conducted by the composer.
Choral Workshop 9.30am-5.30pm; Concert 7.00pm
Full details at https://matthewcoleridge.com/warwick
Toward the Dawn
Stile Antico return to Warwick, bringing a new programme that charts a course from twilight to sunrise, echoing both the rhythms of church liturgy and the mediaeval experience of night.
Taverner‘s mighty Ave Dei Patris Filia, based on a chant for Matins, stands at the end of a delicious sequence of sacred music, chansons, and madrigals by both English and Continental composers such as Tallis, Byrd, Lassus and Monteverdi, and featuring Allegri‘s ethereal Miserere Mei.
John Keys, organ (St Mary’s, Nottingham)
REFLECTIONS FOR ALL SOULS'
Da Capo Chamber Choir
Director John Adams
Da Capo will sing movements of Cardoso's Missa Pro Defunctis interspersed with thought-provoking readings. Forty minutes of peace and reflection at the end of the day.
James Druce, trombone
THE BINCHOIS CONSORT
Andrew Kirkman conductor
Josquin des Prez 500
Founded by conductor Andrew Kirkman in 1995, The Binchois Consort have performed widely in Europe and the USA, and recorded thirteen discs on Hyperion Records to stunning critical acclaim. The Consort’s recordings have won numerous music industry awards, including Recording of the Month and Early Music Disc of the Year in Gramophone, and Diapason d’Or in Diapason.
This programme shines a light on pieces both by Josquin and attributed to him, to celebrate his centenary year.
Matthew Howell, organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)
Director: Oliver Hancock
Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise
Mozart Sancta Maria, mater Dei | Laudete Dominum | Ave verum
Mark Swinton, organ, Lucy Phillips, violin and Jonny Ingall, ‘cello
directed by Belinda Sykes
Lullay Myn Lykynge
Traditional carols and wassails from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. With fidel, harp, bells, bagpipes and voices, Joglaresa ring in Christmas and New Year in this joyful programme of carols, lullabies, dance tunes and wassails.
Tickets include mulled wine and mince pies.
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Director Christopher Monks
Christmas music from centuries old and new.
A guided tour can be arranged to show you round if you request this at least a week in advance. Tours cost £5 per person (under 16s free) and will last approximately 60 minutes. It may be possible to arrange a tour outside our normal opening hours. Our knowledgable guides will bring the story of St Mary's to life and will be able to answer you may have about the building and its history. Learn more about the history of the church.
We regret that the tower cannot be opened to the public for the remainder of our summer 2021 opening period due to the tower scaffold construction.
Head over to our Visiting Us page to find information regarding getting here as well as opening times.