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PREVIOUS CONCERTS/EVENTS


2012


Saturday 15th December 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Holy Trinity Church, Stevenage, Herts
SCS Family Christmas Concert


Programme was:

O Come all ye faithful

Unknown arr. by David Willcocks

Gaudete

Trad. arr by Bob Chilcott

Jesus Jesus

arranged by Bob Chilcott

Do you hear what I hear?

Words: Noël Regney,
Music: Gloria Shayne
For the piece's interesting history click here

Torches

John Joubert

Sir Christémas

Words: Anon,
Music: William Matthias

It came upon the midnight clear

Words: E.T. Sears,
Music: Trad adapted Arthur Sullivan

O Little town of Bethlehem

Words: Bishop Phillips brooks,
Music: R Vaughan Williams,
Descant by Thomas Armstrong

Linden Tree Carol

Trad, Old german tune arr. by Reginald Jacques

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Elizabeth Poston

Still, Still, Still

German traditional arr Bob Chilcott
(Sung in German)

Sans Day Carol

Cornish Traditional Carol arranged by John Rutter

Nativity Carol

John Rutter

Shepherds Pipe Carol

John Rutter

Hark the herald angels sing!

Words: C. Wesley et al,
Music: Felix Mendelssohn
Descant by David Willcocks

We wish you a merry Christmas

Trad. arr Bob Chilcott



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


Saturday 17th November 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Andrew and St. Georges, Stevenage, Herts
Zimbe!

Zimbe image

If you want to find out more about Zimbe! simply click on the above image which will take you to www.zimbe.net - the home page for this piece.

Programme was:

Jubilate Jubilee

Paul Mealor

O Waly Waly

Trad. arr by Alexander L'Estrange

Lazy Basie Blues

Alexander L'Estrange

Smoke gets in your Eyes

Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach

New York State of Mind

Billy Joel

Cry me a river

George Gershwin

Standing in the need of prayer

Gospel song arr. Alexander L'Estrange

Zimbe!

Alexander L'Estrange



Soloists:

 

Christine Vincent

Soprano (SCS) - Smoke gets in your eyes

Emily Hardy

Soprano (SCS) - New York State of Mind

Emma Coates

Soprano (SCS) - Cry me a river

Graham Pointon

Pianist (for soloist pieces)

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley

Members of Harpenden Choral Society - singing Zimbe! semi-chorus parts

Call Me Al Quintet comprising;-
Alexander L'Estrange : Keyboard
Adam Riley : Percussion
Mike Bradley : Drums
Julian Landymore : Alto Sax
Leon Skelton : Electric Bass

Children's Choirs - for Zimbe!
Beech Hyde School, Wheathampstead
St. Helens CE School, Wheathampstead
Hunsdon JMI School, Hunsdon


Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Hugh and St. John's Church, Stevenage, Herts

Programme was:

Long Time Ago

American trad. adapted by Aaron Copland

Simple Gifts (Shaker Song)

American trad. adapted by Aaron Copland

I bought me a cat

American trad. adapted by Aaron Copland

Graceful Ghost

William Bolcom

Sleep

Eric Whitacre

Taylor the Latte Boy

Zina Goldrich and Mary Heisler

Go Down Moses

American Trad. arranged by Gordon Jacob

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

American Trad. arranged by Hugh S. Roberton

L'il Liza Jane

American Trad. arranged by Gordon Lawson

Shenandoah

American Trad. arranged by James Erb

I Got Plenty of Nuttin

George Gershwin

O Magnum Mysterium

Morten Lauridsen

Summertime - from Porgy and Bess

George Gershwin

Someone to watch over me

Music: George Gershwin
Words: Ira Gershwin

Fascinating Rhythm

George Gershwin

Down by the Riverside

American Trad. arranged by John Rutter



Soloists:

 

Graham Pointon

Piano (Graceful Ghost)

Emily Hardy

Soprano (Taylor the Latte Boy)

Robin Osterley

Piano(I Got Plenty of Nuttin)

Philip Waite

Bass (Go Down Moses)

Christine Vincent

Soprano (Summertime)

Emma Coates

Soprano (Someone to watch over me)

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist : Graham Pointon


Saturday 24th March 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Andrew and St. Georges, Stevenage, Herts
Concert sponsored in the memory of Arthur Shiel

Programme was:

The Creation

Haydn



Soloists:

 

Caroline MacPhie

Soprano

Mark Chaundy

Tenor

Simon Lobelson

Baritone

Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Continuo : Derek Harrison

The Brandenburg Sinfonia
Artistic Director : Bob Porter