The 1950s

The range of music performed developed across the 1950s.

 YEAR WORKS / CONCERTS CONDUCTOR ADDITIONAL INFO
 1950 Bach: St John Passion Ruth Railton  
  Bach: Christmas Oratorio Ruth Railton  
1951 Handel: Judas Maccabaeus (Festival of Britain Concert) Ruth Railton Isobel Baillie, Hervey Allen
  Messiah Ruth Railton  
1952 Bach: St Matthew Passion Denys Darlow Alexander Young
  Christmas Carols Denys Darlow  
1953 Bach: B Minor (2 performances) Denys Darlow  
  Christmas Music John Lovelock  
1954 Bach: Christmas Oratorio John Lovelock Archie Camden – bassoon
  Stanford: The Revenge / Vaughan Williams: In Windsor Forest John Lovelock  
  Messiah John Lovelock  
1955 Bach: St John Passion John Lovelock  
  Messiah (Christmas Music) / Mozart: Requiem John Barker  
1956 Handel: Acis & Galatea John Barker  
  Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise / Vaughan Williams: Hodie John Barker  
1957 Mendelssohn: Elijah John Barker  
  Madrigals and Part-songs John Barker  
  Handel: Messiah John Barker  
1958 Bach: Mass in B minor John Barker  
  Vaughan Williams: Te Deum in G / Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm /
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Clement McWilliam  
1959 Bach: St John Passion Clement McWilliam  
  Choral and organ music Clement McWilliam  
  Bach: Christmas Oratorio Clement McWilliam
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