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PREVIOUS CONCERTS/EVENTS


2013


Saturday 7th December 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Church of St. Peter, Stevenage
A Family Carol Concert
including Shephallbury Park Razzle Dazzle

XMAS 13 poster image 


Programme:

O Come , all ye faithful

Trad arr. Willcocks

Angelus ad virginem

Trad arr. Willcocks

Hymn to the Virgin

Benjamin Britten

The Angel Gabriel

Trad arr. Willcocks

It came upon the midnight clear

Words: E.H.Sears, Music: Trad arr. Arthur Sullivan

A Babe is born

Words: 15th Cent - anon, Music: William Mathias

Jesus Child

John Rutter

All I want for Christmas is you

Carey

Rudolph, The red nosed Reindeer

Johnny Marks arr. Richard Allain

O little town of Bethlehem

Words: Bishop Phillips Brooks,
Music: Trad arr. Vaughan Williams

Susanni

Words: Trad 14th Century,
Music: Richard Rodney Bennett

In dulci Jubilo

German Trad arr. John Rutter

I pray

Paul Mealor

Hark! the herald angels sing

Words: Wesley et al,
Music: Mendelssohn arr. Willcocks

Torches

Galician trad carol arr. John Joubert


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist: Graham Pointon

Shephalbury Park Razzle Dazzle
Conductor : Natalie Botazzi, Emily Hardy (SCS Member)


Saturday 19th October 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Church of St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage
A Celebration of Benjamin Britten

Britten poster image 


Programme:

Missa Brevis in D (Op. 63)

Benjamin Britten

Carillon

Herbert Murrill

Rejoice in the Lamb

Benjamin Britten

Elizabethan Part Songs

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Alleluyas

Simon Preston

Blest Pair of Sirens

Hubert Parry


Soloists:

Liz Hill

Contralto - "Rejoice in the Lamb"

Ian Priest

Tenor - "Rejoice in the Lamb"

Michael Powles

Bass - "Rejoice in the Lamb"

Emily Creed

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Missa Brevis", "Rejoice in the Lamb"

Sheila Soothill

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Missa Brevis"

Stephanie Sproat

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Missa Brevis"

David Boarder

Organ


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Organ Accompanist: David Boarder


Saturday 8th June 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Church of St. Hugh and St. John, Stevenage
"From Mozart to Les Mis"

Mozart to Les Mis poster image 


Programme included:

Chorus of Enchanted Islanders - from "Alcina"

Handel

Dido's Lament - from "Dido and Aeneas"

Purcell

Chorus of Wedding Guests - from "Lucia de Lammermoor"

Donizetti

Dieh Vieni - from "Le Nozze Di Figaro")

Mozart

Voyagers Chorus - from "Idomeneo"

Mozart

"Prayer" - from "Moise"

Rossini

Flower Duet - from "Lakme"

Delibes

Pilgrims Chorus -from "Tannhäuser"

Wagner

Anvil Chorus - from "Il Travatore"

Verdi

Overture to William Tell (for four Hands)

Rossini

Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Va pensiero) - from "Nabucco"

Verdi

Questo e Quella - from "Rigoletto"

Verdi

Habanera - from "Carmen"

Bizet

Easter Hymn - from "Cavalleria Rusticana"

Mascagni

Humming Chorus - from "Madame Butterfly"

Puccini

Vilja - from "The Merry Widow"

Lehar

Someone to Watch over me - from the Musical "Oh Kay" (1926)

Gershwin

Can you hear the people sing? - from "Les Miserables"

Francini

Soloists:

Daniel Joy

Tenor - "Chorus of Wedding Guests", "Prayer", "Questo e Quella"

Emma Coates

Mezzo-Soprano (SCS Member) - "Habanera", "Flower Duet"

Christine Vincent

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Dieh Vieni", "Easter Hymn", "Vilja"

Sheila Soothill

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Flower Duet"

Stephanie Sproat

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Prayer"

Heather Newstead

Soprano (SCS Member) - "Prayer"

Martin Sproat

Bass (SCS Member) - "Prayer"

Robin Osterley

Piano - William Tell Overture (four hands)

Graham Pointon

Piano - William Tell Overture (four hands)


Stevenage Choral Society
Musical Director/Conductor : Robin Osterley
Acoompanist (Piano/Organ): Graham Pointon


Saturday 9th March 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Church of St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage
Duruflé Requiem


Programme included:

Concerto for 2 Trumpets and strings

Petronio Francescini

Palladio (First Movement)

Karl Jenkins

Adagio in G minor
(attributed to Albinoni)

Remo Giazotto

Chaconne from The Fairy Queen
(Act V ‐ Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman)

Purcell

Requiem

Duruflé


Soloists:

Rob Gildon

Baritone

Emily Creed

Soprano (SCS Member)

Tamara Young

Harp

Al Nunn

Trumpet

Richard Salthouse

Trumpet

Henry Fynn

Tympani


A10 Orchestra
Musical Director/Conductor : David Boarder

Royston Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley

Stevenage Choral Society
Musical Director/Conductor : Robin Osterley
Organist (for Duruflé): David Boarder