THE Chapter House Choir's Nineteen Eighteen concert on Saturday in The Chapter House of York Minster concludes a series on the theme of exile, reconciliation and peace.

This 1918 commemoration marks three three significant 100-year anniversaries: composer Hubert Parry’s death; the granting of women’s suffrage and later the right for women to be elected to parliament, and the forthcoming centenary of the November 11 1918 armistice that brought the First World War to an end.

The choir's new director, Benjamin Morris, has chosen a 7.30pm programme that opens with Hubert Parry's Never Weather-beaten Sail and Ivor Gurney's setting of Psalm 23; The Chapter House Youth Choir then sings Richard Farrant's Call To Remembrance and Edward Elgar's They Are At Rest, under the direction of Charlie Gower-Smith.

The senior choir takes over for Henry Walford Davies's A Short Requiem and two Parry pieces, There Is An Old Belief and At The Round Earth’s Imagined Corners; the youth choir returns for Ola Gjeilo's Ubi Caritas, Parry's Crossing The Bar and John Tavener's Mother Of God, Here I Stand, and the Combined Choirs unite for Helen and Lucy Pankhurst's The Pankhurst Anthem, a work commissioned by BBC Radio 3.

The concert concludes with the senior choir's rendition of Charles Villiers Stanford's rarely performed eight-part Magnificat. Tickets cost £15, concessions £13.50, students and under-18s £5, in person from the York Minster box office or online at