Concert archive

  • Sat

    02

    Apr

    2022

    Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

    St Stephen's Gloucester Road, Southwell Gardens, London

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    Rachmaninoff
    All-Night Vigil and Preludes

    1. Priidite, poklonimsya (Come, let us worship)
    2. Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Gospoda (Bless the Lord, O my soul)
    3. Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the man)
    4. Svete tikhii (Gladsome light)
    5. Nyne otpushchaeshi (Lord, now let Your servant)
    6. Bogoroditse Devo (Rejoice, O Virgin)
    7. Shestopsalmie (The Six Psalms)
    8. Khvalite imya Gospodne (Praise the name of the Lord)
    9. Blagosloven yesi, Gospodi (You are blessed, O Lord)
    10. Voskresenie Khristovo videvshe (Having beheld the Resurrection of Christ)
    11. Velichit dusha moya Gospoda (My soul magnifies the Lord)
    12. Slavoslovie velikoe (The Great Doxology)
    13. Dnes spasenie (Today salvation has come)
    14. Voskres iz groba (You rose from the tomb)
    15. Vzbrannoi voevode (To You, the victorious leader)

    i) Prelude in D major, op. 23, no. 4
    ii) Moments Musicaux, op. 16, no. 3 in B minor
    iii) Moments Musicaux, op. 16, no. 4 in E minor
    iv) Prelude in G major, op. 32, no. 5
    v) Prelude in G sharp minor, op. 32, no. 12
    vi) Prelude in C sharp minor, Morceaux de Fantasie, op. 3, no. 2
    vii) Prelude in G sharp minor, op. 23, no. 5
    viii) Elegie in E flat minor, Morceaux de Fantasie, op. 3, no. 1
    ix) Daisies, op. 38, no. 3 in F major

    Libby Burgess, Piano
    Richard Bannan, Musical Director

    Fiona Williams, Alto
    Ben Alden, Tenor
    Luca Caravaggio, Tenor
  • Sat

    11

    Dec

    2021

    Glad Christmas Comes

    St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

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    Willcocks Merrily on High
    McDowall Gaude et Laetare
    Darke In the bleak midwinter
    Holst Christmas Day
    Sametz Gaudete
    Frances-Hoad Good Day, Sir Christemas
    Gruber Stille Nacht, arr. Michael Emery
    Rutter Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
    Chilcott The Twelve Days of Christmas
    Bannan (arr.) An American Christmas Medley

    Musical director Richard Bannan
    Piano and organ Andrew Wells

  • Sat

    13

    Nov

    2021

    Fauré Requiem and other works

    St Peter's Church, Mount Park Road, London

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    Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
    Lili Boulanger Pie Jesu
    Gabriel Fauré Pavane
    Gabriel Fauré
    Tantum Ergo op. 55
    Lili Boulanger Pour les funérailles d’un soldat
    Gabriel Fauré Requiem

    Musical Director Richard Bannan
    Baritone Robert Davies
    Soprano Alice Gribbin
    The Garter Ensemble

  • Sat

    03

    Jul

    2021

    Here Comes the Summer!

    St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

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    Schubert Der Tanz
    Fanny Hensel Schweigend sinkt der Nacht
    Holst Light Leaves Whisper
    Pearsall Light of My Soul

    Rutter Birthday Madrigals
    It was a lover and his lass
    Draw on sweet night
    Come live with me
    My true love hath my heart
    When daisies pied

    Gershwin arr. Aspden Summertime
    Lennon/McCartney arr. Bannan Here Comes the Sun
    Anderson/Ulvaeus arr. Piper When all is said and done
    Ellington/Hodges/James/George arr. Rice I’m beginning to see the Light
    Amy Beach Peace I leave with you

    Musical Director Richard Bannan
    Piano Oliver Lallemant

  • Sat

    12

    Dec

    2020

    Sages, Shepherds, Angels and Animals

    St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

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    arr. Bob Chilcott Sussex Carol
    arr. Ralph Allwood We three King
    Berlioz Shepherd’s farewell
    Betty Roe The Oxen
    John Rutter Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
    arr. Edmund-Jones As with Gladness
    arr. Tobias Frank Angels from the realms
    Warlock Bethlehem Down
    Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
    Will Todd My Lord has Come
    J. S. Bach Gratias agimus tibi

    Amy Beach Peace, I leave with you
    arr. Arthur Warrell We wish you a Merry Christmas

  • Sat

    07

    Dec

    2019

    The Festival of Christmas

    St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

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    English trad. arr. Elizabeth Poston The Boar’s Head Carol
    Welsh trad. arr. Keith Roberts Deck the Halls
    Betty Roe The Holly & the Ivy
    German trad. arr. John Rutter O Tannenbaum
    Benjamin Britten A Shepherd’s Carol
    Nicholas Bannan Twas the Night before Christmas
    English trad. arr. Bob Chilcott The Twelve Days of Christmas
    J. Pierpont arr. David Willcocks Jingle Bells
    Gustav Holst Bring us in good ale
    English trad. arr. R. Vaughan Williams Wassail Song
    English trad. arr. William Whitehead Here we go-a wassailing
    Arthur Sullivan The last night of the year
    Gustav Holst arr. Richard Bannan In the Bleak Midwinter
    American trad. arr. Michael Higgins Away in a Manger
    Various arr. Richard Bannan American Christmas Medley
    Trad. arr. Berty Rice Auld Lang Syne

    Organ Andrew Wells
    Musical Director Richard Bannan

  • Sat

    29

    Jun

    2019

    A Little Light Music

    St Michael and All Angels, Bath Road, London

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    Elgar Light of the World
    Rachmaninoff Svete tikhi
    Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben
    J. S. Bach O Jesu Christ Meins Lebens Licht
    Rutter Hymn to the Creator of Light
    Whitacre Lux Aurumque
    Charles Wood Hail! Gladdening Light
    Kerry Andrew O lux Beata Trinitas
    Holst Light leaves whisper
    Amy Beach Through the house give glimmering light
    Pearsall Light of my Soul
    Elgar Light out of darkness
    George Harrison arr. Richard Bannan Here comes the sun
     Duke Ellington arr. Berty Rice I’m beginning to see the light
    arr. Richard Bannan This little light of mine

    Organ Andrew Wells
    Musical Director Richard Bannan

  • Sat

    23

    Mar

    2019

    Ein Deutsches Requiem

    St James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London

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    Heinrich Schütz Selig sind die Toten
    J. S. Bach O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
    Fanny Mendelssohn from Fünf Lieder (Op. 10): Nach Süden, Vorwurf, and Bergeslust
    Clara Schumann Two Lieder: Liebst du um Schönheit (Op. 12, No. 4) and Ich stand in dunklen Träumen (Op. 13, No. 1)
    Johannes Brahms Geistliches Lied

    Johannes Brahms Ein Deutsches  Requiem

    Soprano Miriam Allan
    Baritone Marcus Farnsworth
    Keyboard Libby Burgess
    Keyboard Will Vann
    Musical Director Richard Bannan
     

  • Sat

    15

    Dec

    2018

    Hodie!

    St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith

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    J. S. Bach Jauchzet, frohlocket
    J. P. Sweelinck Hodie Christus natus est
    Mendelssohn Weihnachten
    Cheryl Frances-Hoad Good day, Sir Christemas
    arr. Willcocks Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
    Hieronymum Praetorius In dulci jubilo
    Michael Praetorius Puer natus in Bethlehem
    Michael Hayden Viderunt Omnes
    Poulenc Hodie Christus natus est
    Cecilia McDowall Gaude et Laetare
    C Hubert H Parry Welcome Yule
    Bruckner Virga Jesse
    arr. Rutter I saw three ships
    Holst Christmas Day

    Organ Luke Bond
    Musical Director Richard Bannan

  • Sat

    30

    Jun

    2018

    Glad Greetings and Fond Farewells

    St Michael and All Angels, Bath Road, London

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    Franz Joseph Haydn Te Deum
    John Rutter O be joyful in the Lord
    C. V. Stanford Magnificat in B♭ for Double Choir
    C. Hubert H. Parry Songs of Farewell
    Gustav Holst Nunc Dimittis
    C. Hubert H. Parry I was glad when they said unto me

    Organ Andrew Wells
    Musical director Richard Bannan