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Celebrate!

7.30pm, Saturday 28 November 2009 – St Mary’s Church, Platt

Poster for the Cantate Choir's November 2009 Concert - Celebrate!

Soloist

Robin Walkerorgan

Programme

J. Haydn 1732–1809 – Te Deum
F. Mendelssohn 1809–1847 – Organ Sonata No. IV in B flat major
F. Mendelssohn 1809–1847 – Sechs Sprüche zum Kirchenjahr – opus 79
A. Bruckner 1824–1896 – Mass No. 2 in E minor

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    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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