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Past Concerts

 

We hope this page will give you a flavour of the wide variety of music we have performed in recent years, and of the guest artistes who have performed alongside us.

 

2016

 

May 2016

With guests the Royal British Legion Corps of Drums

3 spirituals from A Child of Our Times - Michael Tippett

As Torrents in Summar - Edward Elgar

Rose of England - Ivor Novello

Tunes from the Trenches - arr. P Lawson

Medley from Cats - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Fields of Gold - Gordon Sumner ("Sting") arr. Emerson

Scarborough Fair - Simon and Garfunkel

You Raise Me Up - Brendan Graham and Rolf Lovland, arr. R Emerson

A Tribute to Queen arr. Mark Brymer

 

July 2016

Took part in the Basingstoke Festival of Choirs concert in the Anvil

 

November 2016

With guests St Mary's Junior School Senior Choir

The Heavenly Aeroplane - John Rutter

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind - John Rutter

Ave Maria - Sergei Rachmaninov

Anvil Chorus - Giuseppe Verdi

Grand March - Giuseppe Verdi

Chorus of Hebrew Slaves - Giuseppe Verdi

Cantique de Jean Racine - Gabriel Faure

Transeamus Usque Bethlehem - Joseph Schnabel

Irish Blessing - Trad arr. Bob Chilcott

I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Thank You for the Music - Abba arr. Hawley Ades

 

2015

 

March 2015

Joint concert with Basingstoke Area Youth Wind Orchestra

Medley from Mary Poppins - Sherman & Sherman

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Manning Sherwin

Fields of Gold - G.M. Sumner

Thank you for the Music - Anderson & Ulvaeus

You Raise Me Up - Graham & Lovland

The Best of Bond - arr. Ned Ginsburg

June 2015

Joint concert with Deane Sinfonia

Zadok the Priest - Handel

Medley from West Side Story

3 spirituals from Tippett's A Child of Our Time

An Irish Blessing

 

2014

 

Spring 2014

With Paul Wright on the organ

Selected choruses from Handel Messiah

Pergolesi - Magnificat

Londonderry Air & Irish Blessing (both arr. Bob Chilcott)

Handel - Nightingale chorus from Solomon

 

Basingstoke Festival of Choirs

A Century of War and Peace

 

You Must Remember This

a celebration of the period 1911-1946

with Hannington Silver Band

Including among other songs:

Tunes from the Trenches

Irving Berlin medley

 

2013

 

A Choral Patchwork

Selected choruses from:

The Armed Man - Jenkins

Gloria - Vivaldi

Requiem - Faure

Creation - Haydn

Requiem - Mozart

 

West End Meets Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert

Richard Rodgers medley

Les Miserables medley

Abba - Money, Money, Money & Mama Mia

They Can't Take That Away From Me

Guest artistes - Fagottissimo (a quartet of bassoons)

Click here to see some pictures from this concert

 

2012

 

Music from Stage & Screen

Hey Big Spender; The Rhythm of Life (Sweet Charity)

Mack the Knife (Threepenny Opera)

Ascot Gavotte (My Fair Lady)

Richard Rodgers Medley

I Wanna be Like You; the Bare Necessities of Life (Jungle Book)

You've got a Friend in me (Toy Story)

Bohemian Rhapsody

Medley from Showboat

 

Basingstoke Festival of Choirs Diamond Jubilee Celebration

 

The Very Best of British

I Was Glad by Hubert Parry

Hail Poetry; When the Buds are Blossoming - choral arrangements of Gilbert & Sullivan

Afton Water; Dashing White Sergeant

I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Zadok the Priest; Hallelujah Chorus by Handel

As Torrents in Summer

Scarborough Fair

Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

 

2011

 

Carmina Burana by Carl Orff

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo by Flanders & Horowitz

 

"With a Song in My Heart"

with guests Hannington Silver Band

Verdi opera choruses: Grand March from Aida, Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco, Anvil chorus from Il Trovatore

Arrangements of Abba songs Super Trouper and The Winner Takes it All

Medley of James Bond songs

Londonderry Air

You Raise Me Up

 

Christmas concert

Brother Heinrich's Christmas by John Rutter

Choruses from Handel's Messiah

Popular Christmas Carols for the audience to join in

 

 

2010

 

"Songs to Raise the Roof"

Medleys from popular shows: Les Miserables, Rogers & Hammerstein

Pop arrangements: Bohemian Rhapsody, Thank you for the Music

New York, New York; The Lady is a Tramp

Down by the Riverside (Rutter), The Rhythm of Life

 

Autumn concert:

Requiem by John Rutter

Soloist Helen Palmer with Paul Wright playing the organ

 

 

2009

 

Christmas Concert

This year we did not put on a "traditional" Christmas Concert.

Instead we took part in a Victorian Christmas evening at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke.

We dressed up for the occasion - to see us in our Victorian costumes click here

 

Animal Magic

With members of the Basingstoke Area Youth Orchestras

Medley from the Lion King

Old McDonald had a Farm

Old Mother Hubbard

Medley from Cats

Medley from Beauty and the Beast

The Hippopotamus Song

 

Spring concert

Choruses from Brahms' German Requiem

Choruses from Karl Jenkins' "The Armed Man"

 

 

 

 

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