News & Reviews

Concert: 13th April 2024: L’Estrange & Todd

 Spring Concert 2024 Time & Date: 7.30pm  Saturday 13th April 2024 Venue: Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport PO30 2EW Zimbe!    Alexander L’Estrange Songs Of Peace    Will Todd Concert Poster Composer Profile: Alexander...

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Concert: 10th December 2023: A Celebration of Christmas

Time & Date: 2.30pm  Sunday 10th December 2023 Venue: Ryde Methodist Church, Garfield Road, Ryde PO33 2PT A Celebration of Christmas On Christmas Night: Chilcott & A Selection of Traditional Carols Composer Profile & Programme Notes: Bob Chilcott - On...

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Sad Announcement: Death of June Mitchell Past Alto Member

We are very sad to announce that past 2nd Alto member June Mitchell died peacefully, aged 89 years, at the Hospice, on 1st November. June was a keen singer, and a dedicated and enthusiastic member of Cantata for many years; onwards throughout the 90's and 00's. She...

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Concert: 7th October 2023: Bernstein & Ramirez

Roadside Banner printed by Raven Print & Design & Prime Design Solutions Autumn Concert 2023 Time & Date: 7.30pm  Saturday 7th October 2023 Venue: Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport PO30 2EW Misa Criolla:    Ariel Ramirez West...

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Concert: 25th May 2023: Hubert Parry

Extra Spring Concert 2023 A Celebration Of Hubert Parry Isle of Wight Cantata Choir is delighted to be participating in this special celebration concert Time & Date: 6.30pm  Thursday 25th May 2023 Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Church Lane, Cowes...

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Sad Announcement: Death of Sally Vinson: Past Alto Member

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Sally Vinson, on Monday 24th April, after a long period of illness, Alzheimers and Cancer.  Sally was an Alto member who left the choir many years ago, but her daughter Lucy Dawson has recounted how much her...

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Sad Announcement: Death of Pauline Jones: Past Alto Member

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Pauline Jones, week commencing 10th April, after a long period of ill health.  Some of you will remember Pauline as a 1st Alto member of the choir many years ago, and recall her as always being friendly, helpful...

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Concert: 22nd April 2023: Orff & Whitacre

Roadside Banner printed by IW Design & Print Spring Concert 2023 Time & Date: 7.30pm  Saturday 22nd April 2023 Venue: Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport PO30 2EW Carmina Burana:    Carl Orff Lux Aurumque:    Eric Whitacre...

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Sad Announcement: Death of John Garrett: Past Bass Member

We are sad to announce that John Garrett, who was a bass choir member in previous years, died suddenly and unexpectedly, at home, aged 89, on 13th November. John was kindly, friendly and generous, and is remembered fondly by many. A service of remembrance and...

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Congratulations: 2022 Bursary Recipients

Bursaries Awarded by Isle of Wight High Sheriff Kay Marriott at IOW Cantata Choir concert of Handel's 'Messiah' on 27th November 2022. Report in Isle of Wight Observer: 2nd Dec 2022: by Ros Whistance: Report in Isle of Wight County Press: 2nd Dec 2022: by Ros...

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Concert: 26th November 2022: Handel’s Messiah

Autumn Concert 2022 Time & Date: 7pm  Saturday 26th November 2022 Venue: Medina Theatre, Fairlee Road, Newport PO30 2EW  Messiah    George F. Handel Poster: 26th November 2022 Concert Composer Profile & Programme...

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