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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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