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PREVIOUS CONCERTS/EVENTS

2011


Saturday 3rd December 2011 at 4:00 p.m.
St. Andrew and St. Georges, Stevenage, Herts

Programme was:

Torches

John Joubert

O come all ye faithful

Trad. arr. David Willcocks

Reading:

The Oxen by Thomas Hardy

Midnight Mass (Messe de minuit)
Four movements -
  Kyrie, Gloria,Sanctus, Agnus Dei

Charpentier

Reading:

Christmas by John Betjeman

Children's Choir:
    Silent Night
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed
      reindeer
    Believe

 
Franz Gruber
Johnny Marks

Lin Marsh

It came upon the midnight clear

Words: E.H. Sears,
Music: Trad adapted by Arthur Sullivan
Descant by David Willcocks

Organ piece:
Dance Variations on
Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer
    Rumba
    Hurdy-Gurdy Waltz
    Viennese Waltz
    Hornpipe
    Rock and Roll

Clifton Hughes

O little town of Bethlehem

Words: Bishop Philips Brooks,
Music: Trad adapted by Vaughan Williams
Descant by Thomas Armstrong

Sussex Carol

Traditional English arr. by David Willcocks

Still, Still, Still

Traditional German - arr. Bob Chilcott

Reading:

Peace by Henry Vaughan

Children's Choir:
    Little Donkey
    White Christmas

 
Eric Boswell
Irving Berlin

Sans Day Carol

Cornish Trad. arr. by John Rutter

Personent Hodie

Trad German tune arr. by Gustav Holst

Hark! The herals angels sing

Words: C. Wesley, T. Whitefield, M. Madan and others
Music: Felix Mendelssohn, descant by David Willcocks


Readers:

 

 

Heather Newstead

(Thomas Hardy poem)

(SCS Member)

Sheila Soothil

(Henry Vaughan poem)

(SCS Member)

Colin Lee

(John Betjeman poem)

(SCS Member)


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Justin Thomas
Organist : Clifton Hughes

Shephalbury Meadow Federation Children's Choir
Musical Directors : Lizzie Shackelford, Natalie Botazzi, Jan Tothill


Saturday 25th June 2011 at 7:45 p.m.
Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, Herts
(Part of Stevenage Festival 2011)

Programme was:

Elijah

Felix Medelssohn

 

 

Soloists:

 

Emily Creed

Mezzo Soprano/Soprano (SCS Member)

Emma Sproat

Mezzo Soprano/Soprano (SCS Member)

Christine Vincent

Soprano (SCS Member)

Heather Newstead

Soprano (SCS Member)

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley

Stevenage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor : Philip Brunton


Saturday 9th April 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Church of St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage, Herts


Programme was:

Gavottes No. 1 and 2
   from Suite No. 3 in D

J.S.Bach

Rhosymedre

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dick's Maggot

Ernest Tomlinson

The Lord is my Shepherd
   written for the TV series The Vicar of Dibley

Howard Goodall

It's all about Love

George Gershwin

Ain't Misbehavin'

Fats Waller

There is sweet music here
   from Musick's Jubilee

Andrew Carter

Fiddle Faddle

Leroy Anderson

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Hans Zimmer

Requiem

John Rutter

Soloists:

 

Emily Creed

Mezzo Soprano/Soprano (SCS Member)
- Lord is my shepherd

Emma Sproat

Mezzo Soprano/Soprano (SCS Member)
- There is sweet music here

Roz Davies

Soprano (SCS Member)
- Rutter - Pie Jesu

Christine Vincent

Soprano (SCS Member)
- Rutter - Pie Jesu, Lux Eterena

Stephanie Sproat

Soprano (SCS Member)
- Rutter - Lux Eterena

Heather Newstead

Soprano (SCS Member)
- Rutter - Lux Eterena

David Cole

Solo Cello (EHYO Member)
- Rutter - Out of the Deep

Amy Clark

Solo Oboe (EHYO Member)
- Rutter - The Lord is My shepherd

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley

East Herts Youth Orchestra
Conductor : David Boarder