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2014


Saturday 13th December 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

All Saints Church, Stevenage
SCS Christmas Concert

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Programme:

O come all ye faithful

Ware arr. David Willcocks

Joy to the World

Mason arr. John Rutter

A maiden most gentle

Trad. arr. Carter

Rudolph, the rednosed reindeer

Trad. arr. Allain

It came upon the midnight clear

Sullivan arr. David Willcocks

Tell me a story

??

Mary's Lullaby

John Rutter

This Christmas Night

Malcolm Williamson

The Virgin mary had a baby boy

West Indian Carol

I saw three ships

Trad. arr. John Rutter

Silent Night

Grüber arr James Whitbourn

The First Nowell

Trad. arr. David Willcocks

Jingle Bell Rock

Joseph Carleton Beal and James Ross Boothe

Still, Still, Still

Trad. arr Ledger

Birthday Carol

David Willcocks

Birthday Carol

David Willcocks

I pray

Paul Mealor

Hark the Herald angerls sing

Mendelssohn arr. David Willcocks

We wish you a merry Christmas

Trad arr. Warrell



Stevenage Choral Society
Musical Director/Conductor : Robin Osterley

The young singers who sang with us:
Moss Bury School Choir
Trotts Hill School Choir
Not forgetting their teachers who helped make the whole thing possible
Accompanist (Piano/Organ): Graham Pointon


Saturday 25th October 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Church of St. George and St. Andrew, Stevenage
The Peacemakers - by Karl Jenkins

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Programme:

Serenade for Strings

Edward Elgar

Bach Double Violin Concerto

J.S.Bach

The Peacemakers

Karl Jenkins


Soloists :

 

Emma Sproat

Soprano (Meditation: Peace is ...) - SCS Member

Jennifer Holehouse

Alto (The Dove.) - MHGCC Member


Stevenage Choral Society
Musical Director/Conductor : Robin Osterley

The young singers who sang with us:
Mid-Herts Girls Chamber Choir
Peter Twitchin (Musical Director)

The A10 Orchestra
David Boarder (Musical Director)[Conductor for Bach/Elgar]


Saturday 5th July 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Church of St. George and St. Andrew, Stevenage
Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose - by Alexander L'Estrange

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Programme:

Blow the wind southerly

Traditional Northumbrian Folk song

Libertango

Astor Piazzolla (composed 1974) arranged Jonny Gee

Die Forelle (The Trout)

Franz Schubert

Poor Tom Bowling

Charles Dibdin

Captain Stratton's Fancy

Peter Warlock

La Mer (Beyond the Sea)

Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
(orig French version recorded 1946)
English version - Lyrics by Jack Lawrence

Ceilidh Medley

Scottish tradtional tunes arranged by the Call Me Al quintet

Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose

Alexander L'Estrange


Soloists (All SCS Members):

 

Christine Vincent

Soprano (Blow the wind southerly,
Poor Tom Bowling)

Emily Hardy

Soprano (La Mer, Ahoy! - Full Fathom Five)

Sheila Soothill

Soprano (Die Forelle - "The Trout")

Rodney Cole

Tenor (Captain Stratton's Fancy)


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Accompanist: Graham Pointon

The Children's Choirs who sang with us:
Stevenage Young Singers
Moss Bury Primary School, Stevenage
St. Helens CE Primary School, Wheathampstead
Not forgetting, of course, their teachers, whose hard work paid off with some champion singing, dancing, hornpiping and stamping!

Call Me Al Quintet comprising;-
Alexander L'Estrange (Musical Director/Composer): Keyboard
Kathryn Parry : Violin
Nic France : Drums
Kevin Street : Accordion
Jonny Gee : Double Bass


Saturday 22nd March 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Church of St. George and St. Andrew, Stevenage
Haydn Nelson Mass

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Programme:

In Flanders Field

Words: John McCrae
Music: Anna Lush arr. Tim Scott

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

Benjamin Britten

Missa in Angustiis
(Commonly called the "Nelson" Mass)

Haydn


Soloists:

 

Fiona Hammacot

Soprano

Lise Christensen

Mezzo Soprano

Mark Chaundy

Tenor

Robert Gildon

Bass


Stevenage Choral Society
Conductor : Robin Osterley
Organist: Derek Harrison
Percussion: Tristan Fry

Brandenburg Sinfonia
Musical Director : Bob Porter