Category Archives: Previous concerts

Part, Parry, Purcell and Palestrina

7.30pm, Saturday 6 June 2009 – St Bartholomew’s Church, Otford

Poster for the Cantate Choir's June 2009 Concert - Part, Parry, Purcell and Palestrina

Soloist

Iestyn Evansorgan

Programme

H. Purcell 1659–95 My Heart is inditing
H. Purcell Voluntary in G major
G.P. Palestrina 1525–94 Exsultate Deo
G.P. Palestrina Ricercar del quinto tuono
G.P. Palestrina Tu es Petrus
A. Pärt b. 1935 Pari Intervallo
A. Pärt The Beatitudes
C.H.H. Parry 1848–1918 Songs of Farewell
C.H.H. Parry Chorale Prelude on “Croft’s 136th”

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    O Magnum Mysterium

    7.30pm, Saturday 13 December 2008 – St Martin’s Church, Brasted

    Poster from Cantate Choir's December 2008 concert, O Magnum Mysterium

    Soloists

    Riccardo Bonciorgan
    David Matthewsnarrator

    Programme

    Kjell Mørk Karlsen b.1947 – O Magnum Mysterium
    Carols from Georgian England
    Hark! how all the welkin rings,
    Hallelujah 1767
    Nativity 1816
    A Christmas anthem c. 1830
    I saw a maiden
    Silent night
    O come, all ye faithful
    The twelve days of Christmas

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      The Voice Of Melody

      7.30pm, Saturday 7 June 2008 – St Mary’s Church, Platt

      Poster from Cantate Choir's June 2008 concert, The Voice of Melody

      Soloists

      Nimrod Borensteincomposer
      Iestyn Evansorgan

      Programme

      Benjamin Britten 1913-1976 – O be joyful in the Lord
      Arvo Pärt b.1935 – “I am the true vine
      John Rutter b.1945 – Loving shepherd of thy sheep
      Ernest Bullock 1890-1979 – Give us the wings of faith to rise
      Jyrki Linjama b. 1962 – Salve Regina
      William Harris 1883 – 1973 – Faire is the heaven
      Nimrod Borenstein b. 1969 – Three psalm settings
      The voice of melody
      If I forget thee, O Jerusalem
      Idols
      Arnold Bax 1883-1953 – Lord, thou hast told us
      Charles Wood 1866-1926 – Great Lord of Lords
      Nimrod Borenstein – “To be or not to be” (World Premiere)

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        Christmas Cracker

        7.30pm, Saturday 15 December 2007 – St Mary’s Platt, Nr Borough Green

        Poster from Cantate Choir's December 2007 concert - Christmas Cracker

        Soloist

        Iestyn Evansorganist

        Programme

        Kenneth Leighton – Let all the world in every corner sing
        H J Gauntlett – Once in royal David’s city
        arr. Elizabeth Poston – The boar’s head carol
        16th c French – Ding dong! merrily on high
        arr. Vaughan Williams – O little town of Bethlehem
        Francis Poulenc – Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
        arr. David Willcocks – The first nowell
        arr. John Rutter – Here we come a-wassailing
        arr. David Willcocks – Deck the hall
        arr. Reginald Jacques – Good King Wenceslas
        Cecilia McDowall – Christus natus est

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          Baroque Masterworks

          7.30pm, Saturday 3 March 2007 – St Nicholas Church, Sevenoaks

          Poster for Cantate Choir's March 2007 Concert - Baroque Masterworks

          Soloists

          Hazel Brooksleader
          Donna Batemansoprano
          Susan Gilmore-Baileysoprano
          Julia Rileymezzo-soprano
          Charne Rochfordtenor
          James Gowerbass

          Programme

          Antonio Vivaldi 1678-1741 – Magnificat
          Pachelbel – Canon in D (instrumental)
          Henry Purcell 1659-1695 – Rejoice in the Lord alway
          Henry Purcell - Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes
          George Frederic Handel 1685-1759 – Dixit Dominus

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            Remember!

            7.30pm, Saturday 11 November 2006 – St Mary’s Kippington

            Poster from Cantate Choir's Remember! concert in November 2006

            Staged on Armistice Day November 11 at St Mary’s Church, Kippington Road, Sevenoaks on Saturday 11 November 2006. For this special day the choir devised a programme titled Remember!, comprising remembrances and recollections in music and verse.

            Soloists

            Iestyn Evansorganist
            Nimrod Borensteincomposer
            James Wallacereader
            Lonnie Christophersreader

            Programme

            Karl Jenkins’ – The Armed Man
            Samuel Barber’s – Adagio for Strings
            Vaughan Williams’ – Greensleeves
            Elgar’s – Nimrod
            Nimrod Borenstein’s – If I rise
            Poems by Wilfred Owen, Christina Rossetti and Tennyson

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              Poetry in Music

              7.30pm, Saturday 10 June 2006 – St Mary’s Platt, Borough Green

              Poster from Cantate Choir's June 2006 concert - Poetry in Music

              Soloist

              Michael Higginspiano

              Programme

              Mathias – Shakespeare Songs
              Mendelssohn – Songs without Words – Nos. 1, 9, 10
              Vaughan Williams – Toward the Unknown Region
              Finzi – Seven Poems of Robert Bridges
              Chopin – Waltz in A flat major, Opus 34 No. 1
              Elgar – From the Bavarian Highlands

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                Christmas with Cantate

                7.30pm, Saturday 10 December 2005 – Church of St Mary Platt, Nr Borough Green

                Poster from Cantate Choir's December 2005 concert - Christmas with Cantate

                Soloists

                Claude Lamontrumpet
                Hilmar Hauertrumpet
                Iestyn Evansorgan

                Programme

                J S Bach – Christians be joyful
                Once in Royal David’s City
                Anon – There is no Rose
                Leuner – The shepherds’ cradle song
                Francesco Manfredini – Concerto for two trumpets
                Antonin Tucapsky – Koleda
                German traditional – In dulci jubilo
                It came upon a midnight clear
                English traditional – Rejoice and be merry
                Polish traditional – Star in the South
                Hark the Herald angels sing
                Deck the hall
                O Tannenbaum
                We wish you a merry Christmas

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                  Concert for the Hospice in the Weald

                  7.30pm, Saturday 22 October 2005 – Kippington Church, Sevenoaks

                  C.H.H. Parry – Blest pair of Sirens
                  G.Gabrieli – O Magnum mysterium
                  G.Gabrieli – Jubilate Deo
                  Handel – Zadok the Priest
                  Elgar – Allegro Maestoso from Sonata No 1
                  Purcell – Elegy upon the death of Queen Mary
                  J.S. Bach – O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
                  J.Brahms – How lovely are Thy Dwellings
                  Bennet – All creatures now
                  Dowland – Weep you no more, sad fountains
                  Farmer – Fair Phillis I saw sitting all alone
                  J.P.Sweelinck – Variations on “Under the linden tree”
                  Howells – Under the greenwood tree
                  Sullivan – The dicky bird and the owl
                  Two Welsh songs (arranged by Alan Hoddinott) – Fair Lisa & The Lazy Wife
                  M. Tippett

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                    A Summer Romance

                    7.30pm, 11 June 2005 – Church of St. Mary Platt, Nr. Borough Green

                    Poster from Cantate Choir's June 2005 concert - A Summer Romance

                    Soloist

                    Michael Higginspiano

                    Programme

                    Elgar – The Spirit of the Lord
                    Glinka – The Cherubic Hymn
                    Brahms – Intermezzo in A maj Op.118 no.2
                    Grieg – Ave Maris Stella
                    Mendelssohn – Richte mich, Gott
                    Brahms – How lovely are thy dwellings fair
                    Mendelssohn – Hear my prayer
                    Elgar – They are at Rest
                    Schumann – Aufschwung, op.12 no.2
                    Rheinberger – Abendlied
                    Parry – Blest pair of sirens

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                      Renaissance Revealed

                      7.30pm, Saturday 5 March 2005 – St Nicholas’ Church, Sevenoaks

                      Poster for Cantate Choir's March 2005 concert - Renaissance Revealed

                      Soloist

                      Sweelinck Ensemble

                      Programme

                      Frescobaldi – Praeambulum
                      Gabrieli – Jubilate Deo a 8
                      Arcadelt – Ave Maria
                      Gabrieli – Canzon Prima a 5
                      Monteverdi – O Magnum mysterium a 8
                      Castello – Sonata Duodecima a 3 from Sonata Concertate
                      Gabrieli – Miserere Mei Deus a 4
                      Picchi – Sonata Duodecima a 4
                      Allegri – Miserere Mei Deus a 5
                      Falconieri – Toccata XXIV in G
                      Lotti – Crucifixus a 8
                      Palestrina – Credo a 6 della Missa Pappa Marcello
                      Merulo – Canzon Decima Ottava a 5
                      Gabrieli – Magnificat a 8

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                        Britten & Bach

                        7.30pm, Saturday 20 November 2004 – Church of St. Mary Platt, Nr. Borough Green

                        Soloist

                        Iestyn Evansorganist

                        Programme

                        Britten – Festival Te Deum
                        Bach – O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht BWV 118 (organ)
                        Britten – St Godric’s Hymn
                        Britten – Rejoice in the Lamb (organ)
                        Bach – Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (organ)
                        Britten – Yif ic of luve can
                        Britten – A death
                        Bach – Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227 (Motet III) preceded by a short organ prelude

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                          Summer Concert

                          7.30pm, Saturday 5 June 2004 – St. Martin’s Church, Brasted

                          Soloists

                          Iestyn Evansorganist
                          James Laing – counter-tenor

                          Programme

                          Vivaldi – Gloria in D major
                          J.S.Bach – Cantate: Vergnugte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust
                          Byrd – Justorum Animae
                          Purcell – Remember not Lord our offences
                          Weelkes – Alleluia, I heard a voice
                          Bernstein – Chichester Psalms

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                            Faure and the Romantics

                            7.30pm, Saturday 13 March 2004 – Church of St Mary, Platt, Nr Borough Green

                            Soloists

                            Michael Bacon – organist
                            Eve Borsey – soprano
                            David Milner-Pearce – baritone

                            Programme

                            Vaughan-Williams – Five Mystical Songs
                            Schubert – Psalm 95
                            Bruckner Motets
                            Os justi
                            Ave Maria
                            Afferentur Regi
                            Locus Iste
                            Shelley – Ode to the West Wind (Reading)
                            Elgar – As torrents in summer
                            Stanford – The Blue Bird
                            Mendelssohn – Ich Wollt, meine Lieb ergosse sich
                            Faure – Cantique de Jean-Racine
                            Faure – Requiem

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                              Howells Requiem

                              7.30pm, Saturday 22 March 2003 – St Martin’s Church, Brasted
                              7.30pm, Saturday 29 March 2003 – Church of St. Mary Platt, Borough Green

                              Soloist

                              Nicholas Shaworgan

                              Review

                              Victor Clements

                              Programme

                              Herbert Howells – Take him earth for cherishing?
                              Herbert Howells – Psalm Prelude, Set 1 No. 1
                              Herbert Howells – Requiem
                              Johannes Brahms – Geistliches lied
                              Johannes Brahms – Warum ist das licht gegeben?
                              Matthew Martin – Veni Sancte Spiritus
                              Tongues of Fire
                              Gustav Holst – Ave Maria
                              Robert Harris – Oh, how can I keep from singing?
                              Cesar Franck – Cantabile

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                                Summer Love Songs & Jazz

                                7.30pm, Saturday 22 March 2003 – St Martin’s Church, Brasted
                                7.30pm, Saturday 29 March 2003 – Church of St. Mary Platt, Borough Green

                                J Brahms – Liebeslieder walzer Op 52
                                Schumann – Fantaisiestucke
                                Elgar – There is sweet music
                                Bennet – All creatures now
                                Dowland – Weep you no more, sad fountains
                                Farmer – Fair Phillis I saw sitting all alone
                                Gibbons – The silver swan
                                Morley – My bonny lass she smileth
                                FL Dunkin Wedd – Prelude, fugue & riffs
                                Garland, arr Gritton – In the mood
                                Poret, arr Carter – Night and day
                                DeRose/Parish, arr Carter/Blackwell – Deep purple
                                Gershwin – I got rhythm

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                                  Magnificat

                                  7.30pm, Saturday 26 January 2003 – St Augustine’s Chapel, Tonbridge School

                                  CPE Bach – Magnificat in D
                                  Francois Couperin or Jean-Baptiste Lully – Magnificat
                                  JS Bach – Magnificat in D

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