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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
July 2016 Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo:  Horowitz and Flanders MH
  The Silver Swan :   Orlando Gibbons  
  Bridge over Troubled Water: Simon and Garfunkel  
  Teddy Bear's Picnic : J W Bratton  
Easter 2016 Zadok the Priest:  G F Handel SMC
  Blest Pair of Sirens:  C H H Parry  
  As Torrents in Summer:  E Elgar  
  Te Deum:  J Haydn  
  Harmonie-Messe:  J Haydn  
Christmas 2015 Beatus Vir:  Claudio Monteverdi  
  Pachalbel's Canon in D:  String Quartet  
  A Ceremony of Carols:  Benjamin Britten  
  Traditional Carols with Audience  
July 2015 Londonderry Air: arr. Jeremy Rawson WS
  Gypsy Rover:  arr. David Nino  
  Eriskay Love Lilt:   Trad  
  The Lass from The Low Country:  arr. Betty Roe  
  '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  
April 2015 'Rejoice Greatly':  Handel  SMC
  'The Lord is my Shepherd' and 'Love Divine':  Howard Goodall  
  'Ave Verum Corpus':  Mozart  
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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