Archive: 2013–2014 season

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11–13 October 2013 – Choir weekend, Ripe, Sussex

Friday, 11 October: Choir dinner
Saturday, 12 October: Leading a workshop on four hymns by Britten and Handel Coronation Anthems
Sunday, 13 October: Singing morning service at Ripe Parish Church


Britten 1007.30 pm, Wednesday, 23 October 2013 – Britten 100

Britten Hymn to St Cecilia; Hymn to the Virgin; Hymn to St Peter; Hymn of St Columba; Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Purcell Hear my prayer
Chilcott My prayer
Verdi Ave Maria; Pater Noster

Stephen Jones conductor
St Mary-at-Hill, Eastcheap, London, EC3R 8EE


Leadenhall

CCC singing at Leadenhall Market at the Christmas lights switch-on by the Lord Mayor

6.30 pm, Thursday, 19 December 2013 – The CCC Christmas Concert

CCC’s early-evening Christmas concert has become a much-loved annual event, featuring a heady mix of rousing carols, a special piece for audience participation and some of the most beautiful choral music, including Five Carols by Richard Rodney Bennett and excerpts from A Boy was Born by Benjamin Britten.

Stephen Jones conductor
Ivan Linford organ
St Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street, London EC2V 5AA


O Radiant Dawn7.30 pm, Thursday, 6 March 2014 – ‘O Radiant Dawn’: Music of the Spirit

Byrd Ave Verum Corpus
Palestrina Stabat Mater
MacMillan O Radiant Dawn
Gabriel Jackson Requiem

Stephen Jones conductor
St Mary-at-Hill, Eastcheap, London EC3R 8EE


London images7.30 pm, Friday, 10 May 2014 – Composer in Association

James Clements London Images (world premiere of a piece by Guildhall School of Music and Drama Composer in Association.
Bob Chilcott Fragments from his Dish
E. J Moeran Songs of Springtime
Edmund Rubbra The Revival; Three Motets op. 76

Stephen Jones conductor
St Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street, London EC2V 5AA


Taking Wing7.30 pm, Tuesday, 13 May 2014 – Taking Wing: Music of Inspiration and Vision

Handel Zadok the Priest; The King Shall Rejoice
Vivaldi ‘Spring’ from The Four Seasons
Purcell Welcome to All the Pleasures
Samuel Wilson You Will Soar (world premiere)
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Cecilia McDowall Night Flight
Beethoven Elegischer Gesang; String Quartet op. 18 no. 2 (1st movement)

Concert in aid of the charities Naomi House and Jacksplace.

Stephen Jones conductor
Anthony Price counter-tenor
Robin Kimber continuo
Chiswell String Quartet

St Paul’s Church Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED


2014pityofwar-london7.00 pm, Saturday, 28 June 2014 – World War I Commemoration Concert
A concert marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War I.

Stephen Jones conductor
Ripe Church, E. Sussex as part of the Villages Music Festival

7.30 pm, Tuesday 8 July 2014 – The Pity of War

Music and readings commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War and exploring the impact of war through the ages.

Novello Keep the Home Fires Burning
Parry Songs of Farewell (excerpts)
Chilcott Everyone Sang
Elgar Death on the Hills
Schütz Die mit Tränen säen
Distler Loben den Herren; O Heiland reiss
Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil (excerpts)
Farrar To Daffodils
Howells Requiem (excerpts)
Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth

Stephen Jones conductor
David Kemp reader

 

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