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Next concert

Sun 15th July 2018 4pm – Love Songs in the Afternoon, Tilehouse Baptist Church, Hitchin
Tickets: E-mail or phone 01462 453 336 to book in advance.

Forthcoming concerts and events

3rd November 2018 – Come & Sing: Fauré Requiem – St Michael's Church, Shefford
11th November 2018 – Fauré Requiem – Armistice Commemorations, St Peter's Church, Arlesey
19th March 2019 – John Bunyan 350th Anniversary – Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin

Previous concerts

10th Anniversary concert

Rehearsal photos, taken by Christian Trampenau
Concert photos, taken by a friend of Karen during our evening performance.

Isla uploaded some video files to YouTube for us: please take a look!

Selig sind
Denn wir haben
Herr lehre doch
Ihr habt nun
Denn alles Fleisch
Selig sind die Toten
Die Forelle

2011 Christmas concert

A link to the programme is below; but also, Garry has put some audio files on his website: have a listen to what we did!

Christmas Past (medley)
The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy
Away in a Manger

Other previous concerts and workshops

Atlantic Crossing; Spirituals, and music by Gershwin, Shearing and Whitacre– Sat 15 Jul 2017– Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin
Easter Reflections; Extracts from Messiah plus Lotti Crucifixus and Vivaldi Gloria– Sat 8 Apr 2017– All Saints Church, Shillington
Discovering Christmas; Vaughan Williams 'Fantasia on Christmas Carols' plus carols old and new – Sat 10 Dec 2016– Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin
Fairest Isle; A celebration of Englishness in Music and Poetry with Simple Things– Wed 12 Oct 2016– Arslesey Festival, Arlesey
Fairest Isle; A celebration of Englishness in Music and Poetry– Sat 12 Jul 2016– Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin
Vivace Come and Sing day; Mozart: Requiem – Sat 19 Mar 2016– Howard Memorial Hall, Letchworth
Vivace at Christmas; Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Rejoice in the Lamb Chilcott: Canticles of Light, On Christmas Night– Sat 12 Dec 2015– Tilehouse Street Church, Hitchin
Music from Foreign Lands; Pieces by Bartók, Dvoƕák and Elgar– Sat 11 Jul 2015– Walsworth Road Baptist Church, Hitchin
Music for Easter– Stainer’s Crucifixion and works by Elgar, Stanford and S. S. Wesley – Sat 21 Mar 2015– St. Michael's Church, Letchworth
A Baroque Christmas– Featuring excerpts from Messiah and the Christmas Oratorio––Sat 13 Dec 2014 – Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin
Tea, cakes and folk songs–Sat 12 Jul 2014 – Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Hitchin
Haydn-Nelson Mass & Vaughn Williams-Five Mystical Songs – Sat 29 March 2014 – Free Church, Letchworth
Christmas Carols concert – Sun 15 Dec 2013 – WI Hall, Arlesey
A Night at the Opera, Autumn concert – Sat 23 Nov 2013 – Fairfield Community Hall, Stotfold
Broadway to Spirituals, Summer teatime concert – Sat 6 Jul 2013 – St. Mark’s church, Hitchin
Music for Royal Occasions, Spring Concert – Sat 16 Mar 2013 – Christchurch, Hitchin
A Selection of Favourite Victorian Carols, Christmas Concert – Sat 8 Dec 2012 – WI Hall, Arlesey
The Mikado, summer teatime concert – Sat 14 Jul 2012 – St. Mark’s church, Hitchin
Wed 20 June 2012 – We sang in Stotfold to help raise funds for the fabric of St. Mary’s church.
10th Anniversary concert – Sat 12 May 2012 – Christchurch, Hitchin
Christmas concert – Sat 10 Dec 2011 – Arlesey Village Hall
Victorian favourites – Sat 9 July 2011 – Christ Church, Hitchin
YouTube videos:
Judas Maccabaeus Act I choruses
Judas Maccabaeus Act II choruses
Judas Maccabaeus Act III choruses
Hear My Prayer; My Soul There is a Country
Gilbert & Sullivan selection
Final G&S; Part songs
Mozart and Haydn – Sat 12 Mar 2011 – WGC Free Church
Byrd to the Beatles! – Sat 27 Nov 2010 – Arlesey Village Hall
19th Century Romantic Music – Sat 10 July 2010 – Christ Church, Hitchin
Vivaldi Gloria – 6th March 2010 – Pirton Church
Messiah and Carols – 12th December 2009 – W I Hall, Arlesey
Dido and Aeneas – 27th June 2009 – Christchurch, Hitchin – Hitchin Festival
Verdi Requiem workshop with Katrine Reimers – 25th April 2009
Mozart Requiem – 4th April 2009 – Shillington Church
Christmas Past and Present – 7th December 2008 – WI Hall, Arlesey
Summer Concert – 5th July 2008 – Christchurch, Hitchin
Vivace at Ashwell – 18th May 2008, 7.00pm – St Mary's Church, Ashwell
Vivace in the Spring – 12th April 2008, 7.00pm – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Beautiful Bach – 1st December 2007, 7.00pm – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
A little light music – 1st July 2007, 3.30pm – Christchurch, Hitchin
Partly Pergolesi – 17th March 2007, 7.30pm – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Rossini Revelry – 9th December 2006, 7.30pm – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Vivaldi Gloria workshop with John Andrews – September 11 2005
Mozart, Rossini and Spirituals – 8th October 2006, 7pm – Shillington Church
Mostly Mozart – 8th July 2006 – Christ Church, Hitchin
Spring Concert – 18th March 2006 – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Letchworth Sinfonia – 8th January 2006 – Plinston Hall, Letchworth
Vivace meets Vivaldi – 10th December 2005 – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Nautical but Nice – 16th July 2005 – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Fauré and Fun – 20th March 2005 – Women's Institute Hall, Arlesey
Britten St. Nicholas – 12th/19th December 2004 – Arlesey/Hitchin
Brush Up Your Shakespeare – 18th July 2004
Romantic Song – 28th March/2nd April 2004 – Hitchin/Arlesey
Festive Music – 6th/14th December 2003 – Arlesey
Summer Song – 12th July 2003 – The Coach House, Arlesey
Mozart Requiem – 12th April 2003 – St Peter's Church, Arlesey
Christmas 2002 Concert
Opera Choruses workshops with Peter Broadbent – May 19 / June 23 2002
Easter 2002 Concert
Messiah workshop with Barry Rose – April 13 2002
Workshop on Zadok the Priest and Mozart's Requiem with Douglas Coombes – Feb / Mar 2002
Duruflé Requiem workshop with Clive Simmonds – January 13 2002

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