40th anniversary season 2016-17

Saturday 17 October 2015, 7.30pm

English Choral Classics

St James, Sussex Gardens W2 3UD

 

Join Nonsuch Singers and their conductor Tom Bullard for a programme that includes some of the finest 20th century English music written for a cappella choir.

 

 

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Valiant-for-truth (1941)

Herbert Howells - Requiem (1936)

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Rest (1902)

William H Harris - Bring us, O Lord God (1959)

Herbert Howells - Take him, earth, for cherishing (1964)

Hubert Parry - Songs of Farewell (1916-18)

 

 

Saturday 5 December 2015, 7.30 pm

Christmas concert

Holy Trinity Sloane Square, SW1X 9BZ

 

Our Christmas programme this year will feature well-known and beloved carols (for choir and audience together), as well as beguiling new settings of familiar texts. You will hear, among others, carols by Łukaszewski, Roderick Williams, Jonathan Dove and Jaako Mäntyjärvi.

 

with Richard Pearce, organ

 

Wine and mince pies will be served at the interval.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 2 February 2016, 7.30pm

St Martin-in-the-Fields, WC2N 4JJ

 

Duruflé - Requiem

Poulenc - Mass in G

Poulenc - Litanies à la Vierge Noire de Rocamadour

               Salve Regina

               Quatre petites prières de St François d’Assise

 

with Richard Pearce, organ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 19 March 2016, 7.30pm

St Peter's, Eaton Square SW1W 9AL

 

 

Baltic Visions - Inspirational choral music by Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian composers

 

Eriks Ešenvalds - Psalm 67

Uģis Prauliņš - Missa Rigensis

Urmas Sisask - Benedictio

Veljo Tormis - Sügismaastikud (Autumn Landscapes)

Arvo Pärt - Which was the son of …

Rihards Dubra - Stetit angelus

Vytautas Miškinis - Angelis suis Deus

Pēteris Vasks - Mate saule

Arvo Pärt - Da Pacem Domine

Eriks Ešenvalds - Long Road

 

 

 

Tuesday 7 June 2016, 7.30pm

St Martin-in-the-Fields, WC2N 4JJ

 

Festa Veneziana

The splendour of the Venetian Baroque, by candlelight

 

featuring His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts

 

Andrea Gabrieli - Kyrie à 5, 8, & 12, Gloria à 16

Giovanni Gabrieli - Maria Virgo à 10, O quam suavis à 7

Giovanni Battista Grillo - Misericordias Domini à 8,       Magnificat Octavi Toni à 12

Giovanni Gabrieli - Plaudite omnis terra à 12

Giovanni Battista Grillo - Ad te levavi à 8

Gioseffo Guami - In die tribulationis à 5

Giovanni Gabrieli - Jubilate Deo à 15

 

 

 

Saturday 9 July 2016, 7.45pm

Douai Abbey, West Berkshire, RG7 5TQ  

 

 

 

Robert Parsons - Ave Maria

Victoria - Missa Vidi Speciosam

Grieg - Ave Maris Stella

Praetorius - Magnificat quinti toni

Sir John Tavener - 2 Hymns to the Mother of God

Villette - Hymne à la Vierge

Gabriel Jackson - Ave Maria

Bo Hansson - Salve Regina

Henryk Gorécki - Totus Tuus

 

 

2015-16 Season

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