Contemporary Bach

 

 

Saturday 22nd October 2011, 7.30pm

St James' Piccadilly, London

 

Poppy Walshaw (Baroque cello)

Richard Pearce (organ)

Graham Caldbeck (conductor)

 

J. S. Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV 225

Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf BWV 226

Nico Muhly Bright Mass with Canons

Gabriel Jackson Cecilia Virgo

James MacMillan Padre Pio's Prayer

Eric Whitacre Three Songs of Faith:

i) i will wade out

ii) hope, faith, life, love

iii) i thank you God

 

 

Make we joy

Eight centuries of Christmas music

 

Saturday 17th December 2011, 7.30pm

Holy Trinity Sloane Square, London

 

Richard Pearce (organ)

Graham Caldbeck (conductor)

 

 

Advent

13th-cent. French Veni, veni Emanuel

Arvo Pärt O Morgenstern

(No. 5 of Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen)

 

The Blessed Virgin Mary

14th-cent. English Angelus ad Virginem

Victoria Ne timeas Maria

John Joubert There is no rose

Basque trad. arr. Pettman The angel Gabriel

Britten A hymn to the Virgin

   

The Birth

15th-cent. English Make we joy

Sweelinck Hodie Christus natus est

16th-cent. French Ding dong! Merrily on high, arr. C. Wood

Graham Caldbeck A boy was born

   

Carol for All

Once in royal David's city

Descant - David Willcocks (b. 1919)

 

Solo

Egerton MS Sweet was the song the Virgin sang

 

Leighton Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child

 

The Angels & the Shepherds

Judith Bingham The Shepherd's Gift

M. Flecha the elder Riu, riu, chiu

Gruber arr. Caldbeck Silent Night

 

Carol for All

Holst In the bleak midwinter, Descant - Graham Caldbeck

 

The visit of the Kings

Cornelius Three kings, arr. I. Atkins

Czech trad. arr. Caldbeck Hajej, nynej, Jezísku

Jonathan Dove The three kings

 

Carol for All

O come, all ye faithful, Descant - David Willcocks

 

Celebration

Walton Make we joy now in this fest

Vaughan Williams Wassail Song from Five English Folksongs

John Gardner Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

 

 

I was glad

Great British Choral Music

 

Friday 3rd February 2012

7:30 pm

 

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Richard Pearce (organ)

Graham Caldbeck (conductor)

 

 

Parry I was glad

Tallis O nata lux

Byrd Sing joyfully

Elgar Give unto the Lord

Vaughan Williams O taste and see

Valiant for truth

 Howells Magnificat (Collegium Regale)

 

Hymn for all

Arr. Vaughan Williams The Old Hundredth

Walton Jubilate

Purcell I was glad

Britten Rejoice in the Lamb

Stanford Beati quorum via

 

Hymn for all

Parry Jerusalem

 

Parry Blest pair of Sirens

 

 

I am the true vine

Beautiful Lenten music for choir and organ

 

Saturday 10th March 2012

Douai Abbey, nr Reading, Berks, RG7 5TQ

7:45 pm

 

Richard Pearce (organ)

Graham Caldbeck (conductor)

 

Lassus Timor et tremor

Gesualdo Vinea mea electa

Arvo Pärt I am the true vine

 

Organ

J. S. Bach O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig BWV 618

Christe, du Lamm Gottes BWV 619

 

Schütz Ich bin ein rechter Weinstock SWV 389

from Geistliche Chormusik (1648)

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt SWV 380

 

Organ

Bach Christus, der uns selig macht BWV 620

Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund BWV 621

 

Pawel Lukaszewski Two Lenten Motets

i. Memento mei, Domine

ii. Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine

 

Poulenc Quatre motets pour un temps de penitence

i. Timor et tremor

ii. Vinea mea electa

iii. Tenebrae factae sunt

iv. Tristis est anima mea

 

Organ

Bach O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß BWV 622

 

Victoria Tenebrae factae sunt

Lassus Tristis est anima mea

 

Organ

Bach Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 623

Hilf, Gott, daß mir's gelinge BWV 624

 

Arvo Pärt Littlemore Tractus

 

 

Israel in Egypt

 

Friday 22nd June 2012

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

 

Handel - Israel in Egypt

 

with Canzona (Director: Theresa Caudle)

 

Nathalie Chalkley, soprano

Sofia Larsson, soprano

James Neville, counter-tenor

Rupert Charlesworth, tenor

Johnny Herford, bass

Gareth John, bass

Graham Caldbeck, conductor

 

 

Cathedral weekend at York Minster

 

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2012

York Minster

 

The choir sang Saturday and Sunday Evensongs, Sunday Eucharist and Matins

 

Graham Caldbeck, conductor

Richard Pearce, organ

 

Smith Versicles & Responses

Gibbons Second Evening Service

Bairstow Blessed city, heavenly Salem

Langlais Messe Solennelle

Tallis O sacrum convivium

Stanford Te Deum in Bb

Britten Jubliate in C

Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord

Howells St Paul's Service

Harris Bring us, O Lord God

2011-2012 season

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