August 2013 | Residency at St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire

Residency at St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
Conductor Louisa Denby; Organ Tim Parsons

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Wrong gate, Tim!

Service repertoire

Ayleward Responses
Leighton Responses
Rose Responses
Wood – Evening Service No. 2 in Eb
Stanford – Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in C
Gibbons – Short Service
Howells – St Paul’s Evening Service
Britten – Te deum
Walton – Jubilate Deo
Mendelssohn – O for the wings of a dove
Parry – Blest Pair of Sirens
Stanford – Justorum anime
Joubert – O Lord, the maker of al thing
Balfour Gardiner – Evening Hymntrefin-welcome-board

Concert repertoire
Finnish trad. – Alleloila
Stanford – Beati quorum via
MacMillan – O Radiant Dawn
Holst – Nunc dimittis
Vaughan Williams – Selection from Five Choral Folksongs
Simmons – Flying
Aboriginal – Bele mama
Greene – O Clap your Hands
Pearsall – Lay a Garland
Morley – My Bonny Lass
Britten – The Evening Primrose
Harris – Faire is the Heaven
Trad. – One more time

The residency included workshops led by nationally-renowned animateur and vocal leader Amy Bebbington, and the Choir gave a community concert in the Chapel in Trefin Village, in order to raise funds for its continued refurbishment and to demonstrate its potential as a venue for the Arts.

 

May 2013 | From Lent to Pentecost

‘From Lent to Pentecost’ – a Sequence of Renaissance Polyphony
St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row, Westminster

Director Louisa Denby

Programme

Byrd – Miserere mei
Palestrina – Scapulis suis
Victoria – O vos omnes
Victoria – Pueri Hebraeorum
Marenzio – O rex gloriae
Byrd – Ave verum
Morley – Eheu sustulerunt
Philips – Tristitia vestra
Byrd – Viri Galilei
Philips – Ascendit Deus
Palestrina – Confirma hoc Deus
Byrd – Non vos relinquam orphanos
Palestrina – Alma redepemtoris mater

 

January 2013 | American Roots

‘American Roots’
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Conductor Louisa Denby; Piano Elis Reed

Programme

Tippett – Five Negro Spirituals
Copland – Four Motets
Lauridsen – Nocturnes
Whitacre – Animal Crackers

As a result of this concert all members of the choir were offered the opportunity to be part of the one-to-a-part chorus for a professional production of Handel’s Atalanta, performed by Cambridge Handel Opera at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, in April/May 2013.