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Concerts 2000-09

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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
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December 2009
Angels, from the realms of glory

Haydn: Creation (excerpts):
  The heavens are telling
  Awake the harp
  Achieved is the glorious work

Handel: Hallelujah Chorus
(And audience - BBC Sing Hallelujah)

Hark! the herald-angels sing

Quelle est cette odeur agréable?

Deck the hall

In the bleak midwinter

The holly and the ivy

Il est né le divin enfant

See amid the winter's snow

O come, all ye faithful

Chinn (arr.): Christmas Auld Lang Syne

Readings and carols for choir & audience

Photos and Video

July 2009
Gilbert & Sullivan Selection:

  Eagle high in cloudland soaring (Utopia Ltd)

  Brightly dawns our wedding day (The Mikado)

  I hear the soft note (Patience)

  When the buds are blossoming (Ruddigore)

  A nice dilemma (Trial by Jury)

  Hail poetry (The Pirates of Penzance)

Mozart: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (solo) from The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (solo) from The Magic Flute

Lehar: Vilja (solo) from The Merry Widow

Gilbert & Sullivan: Three little maids are we (trio) from The Mikado

Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski) with Phantom of the opera (duet)

Sherman: The beautiful briny sea (solo)

Lloyd Webber: Half a moment (solo) from By Jeeves

Rodgers & Hammerstein:

  Sound of Music: Maria (altos)

  South Pacific: I'm gonna wash that man right out
  of my hair (altos)

Kostal: Sister suffragette (altos)

Mozart: La ci darem la mano (piano duet) from Don Giovanni

Strauss: Walz (piano duet) from Die Fledermaus

Ireland: Her song (solo)

Schönberg: Les Misérables Choral Medley (arr. Lojeski) with Stars (solo)

May 2009
Parry: I was glad

Mozart: Ave verum corpus


Tallis: If you love me

Wesley: Air et Gavotte (organ solo)

Jenkins: The Armed Man Choral Suite (excerpts)

 Bruckner: Motets
  Locus Iste
  Os justi

Vivaldi: Gloria (extracts)

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

Rutter (arr.):
  When the Saints Go Marching In
  Down By the Riverside

Gordon Young: Prélude dans le Style Classique (organ solo)

Elgar: As Torrents In Summer

Paul Simon: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Lloyd Webber: Love changes everything

Schönberg: Les Misérables Choral Medley (arr. Lojeski)

Our trip to Pontorson

April 2009
Rossini: Stabat Mater

Handel: Messiah Parts 2 and 3


December 2008
Bach: Sleepers Wake

Rutter: Star Carol


Rutter: When Icicles Hang

Pearsall (arr.): In dulce jubilo

Ding Dong! Merrily on high

Darke (arr.): In the Bleak Midwinter

Walton: What Cheer

Howells: A Spotless Rose

Willcocks (arr.): Jingle Bells

Warrell (arr.): We wish you a merry Christmas

Readings and carols for choir & audience

July 2008
Choral Songs:
  Dance to your Daddy, Loch Lomond,
  Ye Banks and Braes, Bobby Shaftoe, Yarmouth Fair,
  I Love My Love, Linden Lea, Greensleeves,
  The Ash Grove, Suo Gan


  Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (piano duet)
  Elgar: Salut d'Amour (piano solo)

Solo songs:
  Feed The Birds (Sherman & Sherman)
  The Slow Train (Flanders & Swann)
  Someone Is Sending Me Flowers (Baker, arr. Vignoles)
   Is My Team Ploughing? (Butterworth)

Lerner & Loewe: My Fair Lady (excerpts)

April 2008
Parry: I Was Glad SMC

Handel: Rejoice Greatly (solo)

Jenkins: The Armed Man Choral Suite

Rutter: Requiem

Handel: Hallelujah (from Messiah)

December 2007
Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part 1

Gant: Still, Still, Still

Ord: Adam Lay Ybounden

Walters: Iona

Marks: Rudolphus Rubrinasus

Carter (arr.): The Twelve Days of Christmas

Allwood (arr.): We wish you a merry Christmas

Readings and carols for choir & audience

July 2007
Rouget de Lisle: La Marseillaise WS

Lassus: Bonjour Mon Coeur

Offenbach arr. Farnie: The Gendarmes

Various: Accordion Solos

Rogers & Hammerstein:
  Some Enchanted Evening (solo)
Dites-Moi (solo)

Satie: Gymnopédies No.1  (piano solo)

Trenet/Chauliac: La Mer (solo)

Fauré: Au Bord de la Mer (solo)

Fauré: Pavane (choral version)

Dumont/Vaucaire: No Regrets (solo)

Martini: Plaisir d'Amour (solo)

Excerpts from Carmen, Gigi, Les Misérables

March 2007
Haydn: Nelson Mass

Bruckner: Six Motets


Two pieces by Highworth Warneford School Choir

December 2006
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols SMC

Carols and Christmas Music

July 2006
Randall Thompson : Alleluia WS

John Deaton: Yah Boo! (Shakespeare?) (solo; first performance)

Schubert: Song of the Sailors to the Dioskuren (solo)

Taylor/Mizzi/Hoffman: The Sailor with the Navy Blue Eyes (solo)

Walter Carroll: Four Sea Idylls (piano solo)

Schubert: The Trout (solo)

Orlando Gibbons: The Silver Swan

Elgar: As Torrents in Summer

Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore (Concert version: abridged)

April 2006
Mozart: Vesperae Sollennes de Confessore K339 SMC

Fauré: Requiem

December 2005
Vivaldi: Gloria in D RV 589 SMC

Carols and Christmas Music

October 2005
Come and Sing: Haydn's Creation MH

July 2005
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus WS

Parry: I Was Glad

Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Haydn: The Heavens Are Telling (from Creation)

Handel: Zadok The Priest

Vaughan Williams: Two songs from "Songs of Travel" (solo)

Lerner & Loewe: Three numbers from "My Fair Lady" (solos)

Mancini: Moon River

Paul Simon: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Michael Head: Money O! (solo)

Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside

Gershwin: Summertime

Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In

Edward Pearse: Two Galliards for Lute

Handel: Sonata in F Opus 1 No. 11 for Flute & Piano

Trad. arr. John Whitworth: The Mermaid

Parry: Jerusalem

arr. Elgar: God Save The Queen

March 2005
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus SMC

Dvorak: Stabat Mater

December 2004
Handel: Messiah Part 1 (plus "Hallelujah" chorus)

Carols and Christmas music


July 2004
Flanders/Horovitz: Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo WS

Gilbert & Sullivan: Love duet from Pirates of Penzance

Noël Coward : Has Anyone Seen Our Ship? (Duet)

Charles Trenet : La Mer (Solo)

Ireland : The Bells of San Marie / Sea Fever (Solos)

Marriott Edgar : The 'Ole In The Ark (Recitation)

Thomas Campion : Never, Weather-Beaten Sail (Lute Song)

Various : Medley of Nautical / Watery songs for Choir and Audience

Arne : Rule Britannia (Soloist, Choir and Audience)

March 2004
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle RC

December 2003
Christmas Around the World:

Tučapský : Koleda (Czech)

Walters/Kennerley : Iona

Sargent : Hawaiian Lullaby

Adam, A : O Holy Night

Sargent : Two Mexican Carols
    Jesus Sleeps
    Earth's Joy

Carter :Two Spanish Carols:
    Spanish Lullaby
    Spanish Carol

Sargent : To a baby (Greek)

Hodge : The Baby Saviour

October 2003
Voices for Hospices' in aid of Prospect Foundation SMC

Vitier : Misa Cubana (Excerpts)

Fauré : Cantique de Jean Racine

Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In

Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside

Rutter : The Music's Always There With You

Freddie Mercury : Bohemian Rhapsody

Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski)

Simmons : Every Time I Feel The Spirit

Simmons : Give Me That Old Time Religion

July 2003
Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski) WS

Freddie Mercury : Bohemian Rhapsody

Cole Porter : Let's do it

Carter : Deep Purple

Rutter : The music's always there with you

Lloyd Webber : Tell me on a Sunday

Lloyd Webber : You must love me

Lloyd Webber : All I ask of you

Lloyd Webber : Close every door

Wayne & Morris : Blue Velvet

Sharman : Doll on a music box

Dire Straits : Romeo & Juliet

April 2003
Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In

Simmons : Every time I feel the spirit


Simmons : Give me that old time religion

Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
   Soloist : Raymond Burley
   Orchestra : Wessex Sinfonia

José María Vitier : UK Premiere of Misa Cubana
  Soloists : Matthew Haynes
                Louise Lloyd
               Sharon Lloyd
  Orchestra : Wessex Sinfonia

How we came to perform a UK Premiere

December 2002
Poulenc : Christmas Motets

Bush : Christmas Cantata


Bullard : Follow the Star

July 2002
Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore (Concert version: abridged) WS

April 2002
Carter : Laudate Dominum

Tavener : Song for Athene

Lotti : Crucifixus

Mozart : Missa Brevis in D Minor

December 2001
Rutter : When Icicles Hang

Bardos : Ave Maris Stella


Villette : Hymne à la Vierge

Britten : A Hymn to the Virgin

Marks : Rudolphus Rubrinasus

Rutter : Jesus Child

June 2001
Boublil & Schönberg : Les Misérables (Excerpts)

Various Spirituals

May 2001
The Sound Chamber - A Call For Peace

April 2001
Vaughan Williams : Dona Nobis Pacem SMC

Fauré : Requiem

December 2000
Bach : Christmas Oratorio

April 2000
Handel:  Messiah

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