Archive: 2015–2016 season

3 October 2015, Workshop day
Fauré Requiem
Gounod Messe Solennelle de Sainte-Cécile
Stephen Jones conductor ¦ Robert Green and Stephen Rooke accompanists
St John the Baptist Church, Ripe, East Sussex BN8 6AU


Light Perpetual

7.30 pm, Tuesday 13 October 2015 – Light Perpetual
Lauridsen Lux Aeterna
McDowall Standing as I do before God
Fauré
Requiem
Stephen Jones conductor ¦ Michael Papadopoulos organ
The Gresham Centre, St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham Street London EC2V 7BX


7.30 pm, Saturday 28 November 2015 – In the Beginning
Copland In the Beginning
Howells Magnificat from Collegium Regale
John McCabe Carol Preludes for Organ
with music by Lauridsen, Whitacre, Parsons, Schütz, Mendelssohn, Stanford and more.
Stephen Jones conductor¦ Ivan Linford organ ¦ Aino Konkka mezzo-soprano
St Mary’s Church, Wendover, Buckinghamshire HP22 6DU


6.30 pm Tuesday 15 December, The CCC Christmas Concert
Programme includes:
McCabe Upon the High Midnight
Holst Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Rutter O come Immanuel
Howells Magnificat from Collegium Regale
Whitacre Lux aurumque
with music for choir and audience
Stephen Jones conductor¦ Ivan Linford organ
The Gresham Centre, St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham Street London EC2V 7BX


Wednesday 24 February 2016 Music for Choir and Brass
Bruckner  Offertorium; Libera me; Ecce sacerdos; Locus iste
Schütz Freue dich des Weibes deiner Jugend (Wedding concerto); Der Herr sprach zu meinem Herren; Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes
Pearce Always it’s spring
with solos for brass and organ
Stephen Jones conductor
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London N1 2U


bach_16-057.30 pm Tuesday 10 May 2016 – Charity Concert in aid of Macmillan: Masterpieces by J. S. Bach
Jesu, meine Freude
Orchestral Suite No.2
Cantata 182 Himmelskönig, sei willkommen

Stephen Jones conductor
Timothy Morgan counter-tenor | Joel Williams tenor | Kieran Rayner  bass
Hertfordshire Baroque Soloists
Diane Terry leader | Siu Peasgood  flute
Rogers Covey-Crump continuo

St Paul’s Church Covent Garden (The Actors’ Church)


Tuesday 21 June – City Chamber Choir in concert
United Reformed Church, Potters Bar


2016_07_Fire7.30 pm Tuesday 12 July 2016 – Tongues of Fire
Concert to commemorate the 350th anniversary
of the Great Fire of London

Wilson Where London Stood (world premiere)
Lauridsen Madrigali  Six Fire Songs (extracts)
McDowall Missa Brevis (Tongues of Fire)
Weelkes Thule the period of cosmography
With music familiar to Londoners in the 1660s by Tallis, Tomkins, Parsons, Gibbons, Child, Blow, Purcell and Byrd.

The concert features music that would have been heard in London around 1666 as well as more modern works on the subject of fire, including the world premiere of a piece commissioned by the choir specifically for this concert. Where London Stood by Samuel Wilson, sets words from a contemporary ballad that graphically describe the damage and devastation caused by the inferno that blazed for four days in the heart of the capital.  There are also readings, using words written at the time to explore how the fire was seen and experienced and the impact that it had on London’s inhabitants. So come along to hear music and words sung and spoken in the heart of the City of London, with a choir firmly rooted in the City of London, in a concert inspired by an event that changed the City of London forever.

Stephen Jones conductor
James Norrey organ
David Kemp reader
St Mary at Hill Church, Lovat Lane, Eastcheap, London EC3R 8EE

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