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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 catalogue all of the concerts, venues and pieces we have performed, so if you can fill in any gaps, please let us know. We would also like to include concert programmes in our archives: where these are available, links are provided below.

 


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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
 
Date
Programme
Venue Links
May 2018
Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea
SMC & Poster

Elgar: As Torrents in Summer
Larkhill Programme

Brahms: Gypsy Songs Nos.4 & 6



Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings



Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer



Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine



Holst: I Love My Love



Barnwell: Wanting Memories



Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby



Ames (arr.): Tshotsholoza



Gjeilo: The Ground



Emerson (arr.): Elijah Rock



Aloni, Sarit: Grant Us Peace










December 2017
Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass
SMC


Bullard: A Feast for Christmas



Darke: In the Bleak Mid-Winter



Marks: Rudolphus Rubrinasus



Rutter: Shepherd's Pipe Carol



Rutter: Christmas Lullaby



Adam (arr. Rutter): O Holy Night










July 2017
Weelkes: Strike it up Tabor
WS


Purcell: Come Ye Sons of Art



Jenkins: Adiemus



Rutter: Look to the Day



Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea



Binge: When the Gentle Avon Flows



Quilter: Non Nobis Domine



Lojeski (arr.): Beatles in Revue










April 2017
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
SMC


Mozart: Te Deum Laudamus



Gjeilo: Evening Prayer



Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby



Whitacre: Animal Crackers Vol.1 i. The Panther &
ii. The Cow



Pergolesi: Stabat Mater










December 2016
Bach: Jesu Meine Freude
SMC

Haydn: The Creation (excerpts)



Vivaldi: Magnificat



Leontovich: Carol of the Bells



Trepte (arr.): Susani



Trepte (arr.) Lieb' Nachtigall, Wach Auf!



Willcocks (arr.): Quelle est Cette Odeur Agréable



Carter (arr.): A Maiden Most Gentle










July 2016
Horowitz: Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo
MH


Gibbons: The Silver Swan



Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Waters



Bratton: Teddy Bear's Picnic










April 2016
Handel: Zadok the Priest
SMC


Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens



Elgar: As Torrents in Summer



Haydn: Te Deum



Haydn: Mass in B Flat Major 'Harmoniemesse'










December 2015
Monteverdi: Beatus Vir
SMC


Britten: A Ceremony of Carols



Rutter: Angels' Carol



Sargent: Three Far-Eastern Carols - 1. Sing Ye Birds; 2.Lullaby; 3.Nature Carol.



Bullard: Follow the Star!



Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You










July 2015
Trad. (arr. Rawson): Londonderry Air
WS


Trad. (arr. Nino): Gypsy Rover



Gershwin (arr. Blackwell): 'S Wonderful



Take That: Rule the World



Bart (arr. Arch): Fly Me to the Moon.



Gilbert & Sullivan: 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)


Shearing: Live With Me and Be My Love



Shearing: It Was a Lover and His Lass










April 2015
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
SMC


Goodall: Love Divine



Goodall: The Lord Is My Shepherd



Chilcott: Salisbury Motets



Chilcott: St John Passion










December 2014
Rutter: When Icicles Hang
SMC


Vivaldi: Gloria



Shaw (arr.): Coventry Carol



Rutter: Star Carol



Gardner (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day



Chilcott: Mid-Winter



Adam (arr. Rutter): O Holy Night










July 2014
Sondheim: Sunday (from Sunday in the Park)
WS


Sondheim: Not While I'm Around (from Sweeney Todd)



Bernstein / Sondheim: Medley from West Side Story



Rodgers & Hammerstein: Medley



Hamlisch / Kleban: One (from a Chorus Line)



Coleman / Fields: Rhythm of Life (from Sweet Charity)










April 2014
Raney (arr.): Let There Be Peace On Earth
SMC


Brubeck: I Dream a World



Handel: See the Conquering Hero Comes (from Judas Maccabaeus)



Holst (arr. Pattenden): I Vow to Thee, My Country



Jenkins: The Armed Man (Choral Suite)










December 2013
Handel: Messiah (Part 1 & Hallelujah)
SMC


Rutter: Shepherd's Pipe Carol



Willcocks (arr.): Gabriel's Message



Darke: In the Bleak Mid-Winter



Rutter: Star Carol



Sargent: Sing, Ye Birds



Willcocks (arr.): Deck The Hall










July 2013
An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan
WS









April 2013
Duruflé: Ubi Cararatas
SMC


Haydn: Te Deum



Ireland: The Hills



Finzi: I Praise the Tender Flower



Bach (arr.Bennett Williams): Breezy Bach (Air On a G String)



Pergolesi: Magnificat



Handel: Chandos Anthem No. 9 "O Praise the Lord with One Consent"










December 2012
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
SMC


Tavener: The Lamb



Shaw (arr.): Coventry Carol



Mathias: Sir Christemas



Willcocks (arr.): Ding Dong Merrily On High



Gardner (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day










July 2012

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

WS


Britten (arr.): The National Anthem



Handel: Zadok the Priest



Arne: Rule Britannia



Parry: Jerusalem



Lojeski (arr.): The Beatles in Revue



Ginsburg (arr.): The Best of Bond









March 2012
Brahms: A German Requiem
SMC









December 2011
Ledger (arr.) Still, Still, Still
SMC


Rutter: Christmas Motets



Sweelinck: Hodie Christus Natus Est



Scheidt: In Dulci Jubilo



Rutter: Rejoice and Be Merry



Willcocks (arr.): Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day



Rutter (arr.): The Twelve Days of Christmas



Elgar: Lux Aeterna










July 2011
Rodgers & Hammerstein on Broadway (arr. Huff)
WS


Lloyd Webber (arr. Lojeski): Medley from Phantom of the Opera



Abba (arr. Huff): Medley from Mama Mia!










April 2011
Elgar: Ave Verum
SMC


Rossini: O Salutaris Hosti



Lotti: Crucifixus



Mendelssohn: O Rest In the Lord (from Elijah)



Bruckner: Motet: Pulchra Es Maria



Byrd: Mass For Four Voices (Selection)



Grieg: Ave Maris Stella



Brahms: How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings



Vivaldi: Gloria



Handel: Worthy is the Lamb & Amen (from Messiah)










December 2010











July 2010











March 2010
Bruckner: Te Deum
SMC


Mozart: Requiem






 
     
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