♦ November: Concert sponsored by the Tate Gallery, introduced and partly conducted by Sir John Tavener, with Patricia Rozario as soloist
♦ December: One of eight choirs to win through to the finals of the Sainsbury’s Choir of the Year 2000 competition at the Albert Hall


♦ August: Showcased at the annual convention of the Association of British Choral Directors, giving a lunchtime concert and participating in two open rehearsals under Robert King
♦ December: Featured on BBC2′s Lesley Garrett Show, singing the chorale from Bach’s Cantata no.29


♦ May: Sir John Tavener becomes Patron
♦ July: Jubilee Spectacular lakeside promenade concert (including fireworks) with the BBC Concert Orchestra
♦ August: Peacocks and Piranhas CD recording
♦ November: Friends scheme launched
♦ December: Christmas carol concert for the Royal Academy of Arts, London


♦ January: “Let the peoples sing” UK heat winners (see Main Highlights page for more details)
♦ April: Broadcast the Lesley Garrett Easter Special for BBC2, with the City of London Sinfonia
♦ October: Royal Festival Hall foyer concert in conjunction with the South Bank’s World Voice Choral Festival
♦ November: Granada TV broadcast


♦ May: Released Cantos Sagrados, a CD of choral music by James MacMillan including two first recordings
♦ October: Trip to Spain for the 36th annual international choral festival in Tolosa
♦ December: Charity concert at the Wigmore Hall in support of professional training in Russia