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The choir has performed in over 80 concerts since 1978 singing music from around the world and from composers new and old. This is an ongoing project to catalog of all the concerts, venues and pieces we have performed so if you can fill in any gaps, please let us know.
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In the list below, the following abbreviations are used for the venue:
SMC St Michael's Church, Highworth   WS Warneford School, Highworth
RC Recreation Centre, Highworth   HC Hannington Church
MH Methodist Hall / Church, Highworth   HW URC, Haydon Wick, Swindon
SLC St Lawrence's Church, Lechlade   LPC Lechlade Parish Church
WPS Westrop Primary Sch Highworth   CPC Cirencester Parish Church
PC Pilgrim Centre, Swindon   SPC St Philip's Church, Stratton
TA Tewkesbury Abbey   PON   Eglise Romane Notre Dame, Pontorson
SSM St Margaret's Church, Stratton   WMC Wiltshire Music Centre
Spring 2018 Linden Lea : Vaughan Williams SMC &
  As Torrents in Summer : Elgar Larkhill Church
  Gypsy Songs Nos 4 & 6 : Brahms  
  How lovely are Thy dwellings : Brahms  
  Hear my Prayer : Mendelssohn  
  Cantique de Jean Racine : Faure  
  I love my love : Holst  
  Wanting Memories : Barnwell  
  The Seal Lullaby : Whitacre  
  Tshotsholoza : adapted by J L Ames  
  The Ground : Gjeilo  
  Elijah Rock : Emerson  
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 Christmas 2017 A Little Jazz Mass : Chilcott SMC
  A Feast for Christmas : Bullard  
  In The Bleak Mid-Winter : Rossetti / Darke  
  Rudolphus Rubrinasus : Marks arr. Brunelle  
  Shepherd's Pipe Carol & Christmas Lullaby : Rutter  
  O Holy Night : Adam arr. Rutter   





 Summer 2017




Easter 2017




Strike it up Tabor : Thomas WeelkesCome ye Sons of Art : PurcellAdiamus : Karl Jenkins
Look to the Day : John Rutter
Linden Lea : Vaughan Williams
Where the gentle Avon flows : Binge
Non Nobis Domine : Roger Quilter
Beatles in Revue : arr. Ed. Lojeski

Ave Verum Corpus & Te Deum Laudamus : Mozart
Evening Prayer : Ola Gjeilo
The Seal Lullaby & Animal Crackers : Eric Whitacre
Solo Saxophone : Finale from Three Piece Suite : Richard Rodney Bennett
Stabat Mater : Giovanni Battista Pergolesi








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July 2016

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo: Horowitz and Flanders
The Silver Swan: Orlando Gibbons
Bridge over troubled waters: Simon and Garfunkel
Teddy Bear's Picnic: J W Bratton

Easter 2016

Zadok the Priest:  Handel
Blest Pair of Sirens:  C H H Parry
As Torrents in Summer:   Edward Elgar
Te Deum:   Haydn
Harmonie-Messe:  Haydn
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December 2015 Beatus Vir:   Claudio Monteverdi SMC

String Quartet:  Pachelbel's Canon in D
A Ceremony of Carols:  Benjamin Britten
Carols with audience participation
July 2015 Londonderry Air:   arr. Jeremy Rawson WS

Gypsy Rover:  arr. David Nino  
'sWonderful:   arr. David Blackwell
Rule the World:  Take That
Fly Me to the Moon:  arr. Gwyn Arch 
I Hear the Soft Note:   (from Patience) Gilbert & Sullivan
I Rejoice that it's Decided:  (from The Sorcerer)  Gilbert & Sullivan
Brightly Dawns our Wedding Day: (from The Mikado) Gilbert & Sullivan
 Live with Me and be My Love:   George Shearing
It was a Lover and his Lass:  George Shearing

Easter 2015

Ave Verum Corpus:   Mozart
Love Divine and The Lord is My Shepherd:  Howard Goodall
Rejoice Greatly:   Handel

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December 2014

Concert title: 'The Glory Of Christ'
Vivaldi: Gloria
John Rutter: When Icicles Hang
Popular Christmas Carols for audience participation

July 2014 Sunday - from 'Sunday in the Park with George' Sondheim
Not While I'm Around - from Sweeny Todd Sondheim
Medley from West Side Story - Bernstein/Sondheim
Medley by Rodgers & Hammerstein
'One' - from A Chorus Line - Hamlisch/Kleban
Rhythm of Life - from Sweet Charity - Coleman/Fields
April 2014

Concert title: 'Let There Be Peace'
Arr Joel Raney:Let There Be Peace On Earth
Dave Brubeck: I Dream A World
Handel: See The Conquoring Hero Comes
Gustav Holst: I Vow To Thee My Country
aure: Requiem
Excerpts from Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man
Handel: Judas Maccabaeus

December 2013

Handel: The Messiah Part 1
(Last concert to be conducted by Mike Avery)

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July 2013 An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan WS
April 2013 Haydn: Te Deum
Pergolesi: Magnificat
Handel: Chandos Anthem No 9
December 2012 Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols:
John Taverner: The Lamb
John Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Christmas Auld Lang Syne
Popular Christmas Carols for audience participation
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July 2012

Music to celebrate the Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee including:

Coronation Anthem
The Best of Bond
The National Anthem
Rule Britannia
The Beatles in Revue

March 2012 Brahms Requiem SMC
December 2011 Rutter: Christmas Motets SMC
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July 2011

A Broadway Medley
Selection of songs from Phantom of the Opera
Compilation of songs from Mamma Mia

April 2011

Elgar: Ave Verum
Rossini : O Salutaris Hostia
Bruckner: Christus Factus Est
Lotti: Crucifixus
Mendelssohn: O Rest in The Lord (Alto solo)
Bruckner: Tota pulchra es Maria (Tenor soloist)
William Byrd: 4 part Mass: Kyrie; Gloria; Sanctus
Mendelssohn: Lift Thine Eyes (trio)
Grieg: Ave maris stella
Elgar: Lux Aetern
Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings
Vivaldi: Gloria
Handel: Finale and Amen Chorus from “The Messiah”

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