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PREVIOUS CONCERTS/EVENTS


2007


Saturday 8th December 2007 at 7.00 pm
Christmas Concert - Watton at Stone Parish Church


Program included:

Ceremony of Carols

Benjamin Britten

O Come all ye faithfull

Trad. Arr. Wilcocks

Masters in this hall

Trad. Arr. Wilcocks

The Nativity Carol

John Rutter

Infant Holy

Trad. Arr. Wilcocks

Good King Wenceslas

Trad. Arr. Wilcocks

Torches

John Joubert

New Year Carol

Benjamin Britten

Personent Hodie

German Traditional arr. Holst

Hark the herald angels sing

Felix Mendelssohn

Twelve days of Christmas

Arr. John Rutter

????? A mystery carol??????

Hector Berlioz


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist : Graham Pointon
Harp : Rhian Hanson



Sunday 5th November 2007 at 7.30 pm

Royal Albert Hall, London

Concert was for British Council for the Prevention of Blindness (BCPB)

Programme included:

Grande Messe Des Morts

Hector Berlioz

Blast

Daniel Basford


Soloist :

Justin Lavender :

Tenor (Berlioz - Sanctus)


Westminster Philharmonia Orchestra
Herts County Youth Brass (4 bands)
Joint Herts Choirs comprising:

  • Barnet Choral Society
  • Bishops Stortford Choral Society
  • Chiltern Chamber Choir
  • The Chiltern Choir
  • Chipperfield Choral Society
  • Harpenden Choral Society
  • Hertford Choral Society
  • North Herts Guild of Singers
  • QC Chamber Choir
  • St. Albans Choral Society
  • Stevenage Choral Society
  • Tring Choral Society
  • Ware Choral Society
  • Watford Philharmonic Society
  • Welwyn Garden Music Society

Musical Director/Conductor : Derek Harrison


Sunday 1st July 2007 at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Stevenage Arts Pavilion, Roaring Meg

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Part of the BBC's Play it Again initiative....COME AND SING WITH STEVENAGE CHORAL SOCIETY! Enjoy a fun choral workshop with the great SUSAN HOLLINGWORTH, one of the most highly-respected choral leaders in the country. All ages and abilities welcome - you don't need to read music, just be keen to have a sing!



Saturday 19th May 2007 at 7.30 pm

St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage

Concert was part of Elgar-in-Hertfordshire Festival May - Nov 2007


Programme included:

Coronation March Op. 65

Edward Elgar

The Spirit of England (Cantata - Op. 80)

Edward Elgar

Part Songs
The Fountain Op. 71/2
The Shower Op 71/1
My Love dwelt in a Northern Land Op. 18/3

Edward Elgar

Falstaff (Symphonic Study - Op 68)

Edward Elgar


Soloist :

Sara Jonsson :

Soprano (Spirit of England)


Organist: : Graham Pointon

Hitchin Symphony Orchestra
Conductor : Paul Adrian Rooke

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley


Saturday 24th February 2007 at 7.30 pm

Christ Church, Watford, Herts


Programme included:

Tilbury Point

Nigel Clarke

Porgy and Bess

George Gershwin, arr. James Barnes

Jubilate

Bob Chilcott

Musical for a Festival

Philip Sparke

The Sorceror's Apprentice

Paul Dukas, arr. Frank Winterbottom

Gloria

John Rutter


Soloists (All are Choir Members):

Emma Sproat :

Soprano (Jubilate)

Christine Vincent :

Soprano (Gloria)

Jo Dekkers :

Soprano (Gloria)

Heather Heritage :

Soprano (Gloria)

Sheila Soothill :

Alto (Gloria)

Christine Vincent :

Alto (Gloria)


Organist: Clifton Hughes
Pianist : Graham Pointon

Phoenix Concert Band
Conductor : Chris McGinity

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley