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Matthew Coleridge

Works Requiem Events
Choral workshops

Requiem in a Day workshops

Come and sing Matthew Coleridge's Requiem in some of the country's most inspiring cathedrals, abbeys and churches. All events are directed by the composer.

All Saints Clifton © Chris Guy

Bristol - All Saints, Clifton
Nov 20th 2021

Come and sing Requiem in one of Britain's most striking modernist churches, and the amazing acoustics of All Saints, Clifton.



St Wilfrid's Harrogate

Harrogate - St Wilfrid's
Feb 19th 2022

Come and sing Requiem in one of Yorkshire's most spectacular churches, the vast Gothic Revival church of St Wilfrid. With organist Anthony Gray.



Cirencester Church © J. Hannan-Briggs

Cirencester - St John the Baptist
Feb 26th 2022

Come and sing Matthew Coleridge's Requiem in a breathtaking Cotswold church!



St Cuthbert's Earls Court

London
March 12th 2022

Come and sing Matthew Coleridge's Requiem one of London's finest churches - the Victorian masterpiece St Cuthbert's, Earls Court.



Blackburn Cathedral © David Iliff

Blackburn Cathedral
July 9th 2022

Come and sing Matthew Coleridge's Requiem in the wonderful Blackburn Cathedral, home to one of the best acoustics (and pipe organs) in the North!



Pershore Abbey © J. Hannan-Briggs

Pershore Abbey
July 16th 2022

Come and sing Matthew Coleridge's Requiem in the glorious acoustic of Pershore's superlative Abbey church.



Arundel Cathedral

Arundel Cathedral
Sept 17th 2022

Come and sing in the stunning Arundel Cathedral, in one of England's most picturesque towns.



Choral works

Matthew's choral works can be downloaded as free PDFs. Please feel free to perform them - and let us know if you do.

And What of Marriage?

...And What of Marriage?

SATB a cappella / text by Kahlil Gibran

Crux Fidelis

Crux Fidelis

SATB a cappella / text by St Venantius Fortunatis

Corpus Christi Carol

Corpus Christi Carol

SATB or AATTBB a cappella / Middle English text

Huron Carol

Huron Carol

SATB or SSAA a cappella / text by Jesse Edgar Middleton

Songs of Farewell

Songs of Farewell

SATB a cappella

Balulalow

Balulalow

SATB a cappella / text by James, John & Robert Wedderburn

Noel: Christmas Eve 1913

Noel: Christmas Eve 1913

SATB a cappella / text by Robert Bridges

Crucifigat Omnes

Crucifigat Omnes

SATB a cappella / text from Carmina Burana

Crucifigat Omnes

And I Saw a New Heaven

Solo Soprano, Solo Cello, SATB & cappella / text from Revelation

Crucifigat Omnes

Requiem

Solo Soprano, Solo Cello, SATB choir | Organ and/or Strings (optional percussion)

Videos

Requiem | full recording - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Introit - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Kyrie - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Offertory - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Pie Jesu - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Rex Tremendae - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Agnus Dei - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Requiem | Lacrimosa - RSVP Voices, Guy Johnston, Steven Farr

Corpus Christi Carol (excerpt) - RSVP Voices

Balulalow - Kronos Chamber Choir

Testimonials

A valuable addition to the 21st century choral repertoire
Sir Neville Marriner

This was no ordinary 'come and sing'! A work of exquisite beauty
Music in Portsmouth review, 2020

You are a true tunesmith - well-crafted and inspiring music!
Dr David Price - Master of the Chorister, Portsmouth Cathedral

Beautiful... I find myself entranced by the openness of this music.
Paul Carr - composer

A glorious piece to sing - a lot of us were in tears by the end of it
Teresa Stubbs - Buckfast Abbey workshop 2019

A singular voice - and that is an exceedingly rare thing!
Michael McGlynn - Anúna

A joy and privilege to sing this most beautiful piece of music under the direction of the composer himself
Heather Harvey - Buckfast Abbey workshop 2019

Thank you for a wonderful day. You were so encouraging and patient. I can't imagine not singing your Requiem again. I absolutely loved the day!
Monica Kent - Louth workshop 2019

We were enthralled by the pure beauty of your Requiem. Parts of it were quite exquisite and we loved the fact that you, the composer, were directing us with such skill and clarity of conducting. Thank you so very much for a phenomenal day
Jeanne Apsland - Buckfast Abbey workshop 2019