High Holborn          Chamber Choir

Saturday June 22 2019 - O Nata Lux

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When?

Saturday June 22 5-6:30PM

Where?

St James the Great Parish Church in Radley

http://stjamesthegreatradley.org

Program

Sfogava con le stelle – Claudio Monteverdi

Ave Maris Stella – Edvard Grieg

Cantique de Jean Racine  – Gabriel Fauré

Ave Maria Stellis   - Cecillia McDowall

O nata lux – Thomas Tallis

Ubi Caritas – Maurice Duruflé

Star Sonnet – Daniel Elder

Beati quorum via – Charles Stanford 

In stiller nacht Op.34 no.8– Johannes Brahms 

Still wie die nacht op.326 no. 27 (+ piano) – Carl Böhm

Sure on this shining night (+ piano) – Morten Lauridsen


Musical director: Rachel Maby

Organist: Hamish Brown

March 30 Vivaldi's Gloria at the Highbury Festival

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When?

Saturday March 30th 19:30-21:00 

Where?

The Parish Church of Christ Church

155 Highbury Grove, Highbury East, London N5 1SA

Program

Gloria - Antonio Vivaldi

Magnificat in Bb major - Francesco Durante/Giovanni Pergolesi


Interval


Locus iste - Anton Bruckner

Os justi meditabitur sapientiam - Anton Bruckner

Chorale-Prelude on “Herzlich tut mich verlangen”, Op. 122 No. 10 - Johannes Brahms

O nata lux - Morten Lauridsen Lauridsen

Toccata - Georgi Mushel Let there be light - Craig Courtney


Musical director: Rachel Maby

Organist: Hamish Brown

Solists: 

Isabelle Peters (soprano)

Rhian Davies (mezzo-soprano)

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Winter Concert - 2018

Thursday 6th December 8pm - Swiss Church, Covent Garden

Join the High Holborn Chamber Choir in the first week of advent in a concert celebrating Christmas At 8pm in the Swiss Church. Doors open at 7.30pm.


The concert will feature A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten for choir and harp and modern English carols by composers such as Jonathan Dove, Cecilia McDowell, Alan Bullard and Tavener. There’ll also be some familiar Christmas tunes to keep you in high spirits.


Now may we singen – Cecilia McDowell 

Ave Maria – Anton Bruckner

Christus factus est – Felice Anerio

Welcome all wonders in one sight – Jonathan dove

A ceremony of carols – Benjamin Britten


Interval


O jesulein süs – Johann Sebastian Bach 

Rocking – John Tavener

The Holy boy – John Ireland

Allan Bullard Carols (choir and organ) 

- A boy is born in Bethlehem

- And can this newborn mystery

- Hill Side Carol

- This Night

Michele Weir: A Holiday Jazz Trio

- Let it snow!

- I’ll be home for Christmas

- Jingle bell rock

Christmas song medley

We wish you a merry Christmas – David Willco

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Lanesborough Hotel Christmas Afternoon Tea - 2018

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December

Now may we singen – Cecilia McDowell

Selections from A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten

- Wolcum Yole! 

- As dew in Aprille 

Christus factus est – Felice Anerio

Welcome all wonders in one sight – Jonathan dove

O jesulein süs – Bach

Rocking – Tavener

The Holy boy – John Ireland

Michele Weir: A Christmas Jazz Trio:

- Santa Claus is coming to town

- O Christmas Tree

- Winter Wonderland


Interval


Wassail – Ralph Vaughan Williams

It came upon a midnight clear – Richard Willis

Candlelight Carol – John Rutter

Allan Bullard Carols (choir and organ)

- A boy is born in Bethlehem

- And can this newborn mystery

- Hill Side Carol

- This Night

Michele Weir: A Holiday Jazz Trio

- Let it snow!

- I’ll be home for Christmas

- Jingle bell rock

We wish you a merry Christmas – David Willcocks

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Spring Concert - 2018

Folk Songs from the British Isles and around the world

This Summer concert features folk music, with a focus on music from the British Isles in the first half, but looking further afield to folk music from around the world in our second half. The first half is solely dedicated to music by twentieth century British composers, such as Moeran, Britten and Finzi. The second half features a range of music from Renaissance French polyphony to modern arrangements of American folk songs, most notably featuring a world première of an arrangement of the American folk song, Shenandoah, by British composer and choral conductor, Robert Brooks.


Blow away the morning dew – Reginald Owen Morris

Bluebird – Charles Villiers Stanford

An Irish Blessing – Pete Churchill

Soloist: Karine Sá Ferreira

Scarborough Fair Canticle – Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel

Songs of Springtime – Ernest John Moeran

I: Under the Greenwood Tree

II: The River-God’s Song

III: Spring the Sweet Spring

IV: Love is a sickness

Flower Songs – Benjamin Britten

I: To Daffodils

V: Ballad of Green Broom

My Spirit sang all day – Gerald Finzi


Interval


Rain Rain, Beautiful Rain – Joseph Shabalaya, arr. Scott Stroman

Soloists: Hiroki Shibata and Lucy Handscomb

Siyahumba – South African folk song, arr. by Scott Stroman

Il est bel et bon – French folk song, arr. by Pierre Passereau

Voici le printemps – Belgian folk song, arr. by B. Lallement

Shenandoah – American folk song, arr. Robert Brooks (première) 

I’m going away - American folk song, arr. by Robert P. Manookin

Muie Rendera – Brazilian folk song, arr. by Carlos Alberto Pinto Fonseca

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Winter Concert - 2017

Light and Dark

  

Sfogava con le stelle – Claudio Monteverdi 

Pange Lingua – Anton Bruckner

Locus Iste – Anton Bruckner 

Softly fall the shades of evening – John Hatton 

Lux Aeterna – Morten Lauridsen 

I: Introitus

II: In te, Domine, speravi

III: O nata lux

IV: Veni, Sancte Spiritus

V: Agnus Dei – Lux Aeterna


Interval


Wassail – Ralph Vaughan Williams 

Candlelight Carol – John Rutter 

It came upon a midnight clear – Richard Willis 

Silent Night – Will Todd 

Four Christmas songs arranged by Michele Weir:

Santa Claus is coming to town

O Christmas Tree

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

I’ll be home for Christmas 

We wish you a merry Christmas – David Willcocks

Encore: Let there be light – Craig Courtney

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