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PREVIOUS CONCERTS/EVENTS


Saturday 19th Dec. 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
SCS Family Carol Concert
Church of St. Hugh and St. John, Chells, Stevenage -
***** CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER *****


Programme (in order of performance):

Gaudete

Bob Chilcott

Sir Christémas

Words: Anon, Music: William Mathias

Sans Day Carol

Cornish Trad. carol arr. John Rutter

Shepherds Pipe Carol

John Rutter

 

 


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist/Organist: Graham Pointon


Saturday 14th Nov. 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
SCS Autumn Concert
St. Andrews and St. Georges Church, Stevenage


Programme (in order of performance):

Cantique de Jean Racine

Gabriel Fauré

Adagietto (from Symphony No. 5)

Gustav Mahler

Motets:
    Locus iste
    Ave Maria
    Os Justi
    Virga Jesse

Anton Bruckner

Requiem

Gabriel Fauré

  

  

Soloists:

  

Emma Sproat

Soprano (SCS member) - Requiem

David Smith

Baritone - Requiem


Brandenburg Sinfonia
Artist Director: Robert Porter

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist (for rehearsals): Graham Pointon
Organist: Derek Harrison


Saturday 27th Jun. 2009 at 7:45 p.m.
Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
Last Night of the Proms (Part of Stevenage Festival)


Programme included:

Little Suite

Malcolm Arnold

Fantasia on Greensleeves

Trad. arr Ralph Vaughan Williams

Zadok the Priest

George Frederick Handel

Early one morning

Trad. arr. Higginbottom

Down by the Sally Gardens

Trad. arr. Higginbottom

James Bond Theme

John Barry

Engima Variations

Edward Elgar

Hallelujah Chorus
(From the Messiah)

George Frederick Handel

Jerusalem

Parry

Rule Britannia

Thomas Arne

Pomp and Circumstance No. 1
(includes Land of Hope and Glory)

Edward Elgar

 

 

Soloists:

 

Emma Sproat

Soprano (SCS member) - Rule Britannia

Christine Vincent

Soprano (SCS member) - Early one morning


North Herts Youth Orchestra
Conductor: Meirion Williams

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist (for rehearsals): Graham Pointon


Saturday 13th Jun. 2009 at 7:45 p.m.
Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
"The Armed Man" - performed as part of the Stevenage Festival


Programme included:

The Armed Man

Karl Jenkins

Suite L'Arlesiénne

Georges Bizet

Finlandia

Jean Sibelius

  

  

Soloists:

  

Ali Sherrif

Muezzin (performed Adhaan - Call to Prayer)

Christine Vincent
Emily Creed
Emma Sproat

Soprano (SCS members)

Veronica Carolan

Alto (SCS member)

Anthony Zerillo

Tenor (SCS member)

Philip Waite

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Philip Brunton
Leader: Pam Davies

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist (for rehearsals): Graham Pointon


Saturday 21st Mar. 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin
"Bring and Sing Messiah"


Programme included:

Messiah

Handel.


This was the evening Concert. In the afternoon (1-4 p.m.) we held a rehearsal in which other people joined in with the choir and then joined us also for the evening performance. Members of the Choir (including our MD) sang some of the air and recitative sections.


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist : Graham Pointon