Past Concerts: 2005-2006 Season

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1st October 2005

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shipton-under-Wychwood
Purcell & Parry

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard
Organ: Bernard West

Parry My soul, there is a country
Purcell I was glad
Parry I know my soul hath power
Parry Never weather-beaten sail
Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Parry There is an old belief
Purcell Lord, how long wilt thou be angry
Purcell My beloved spake
Parry At the round earth's imagined corners
Purcell O sing unto the Lord
Parry Lord, let me know mine end

26th November 2005

St Mary's Church, Charlbury
Works for female voices

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard
Soloists: Ruth Allington, Tessa Barras, Catherine Berry, Janet Kilpatrick, Rachel Slade
Organ: Bernard West

Britten Missa Brevis
Fauré Maria mater gratiae
Fauré Tantum  ergo
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Duruflé Tota pulchra es Maria
Hildegard of Bingen O successores
Fauré Messe Basse
Hildegard of Bingen O splendidissima
Hildegard of Bingen O vis æternitatis
Hildegard of Bingen O virtus sapientiae
Hildegard of Bingen O Speculum
Casals Nigra sum
Singer Psalm 100

17th December 2005

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Adderbury
Christmas Concert

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard
Soloists: Ruth Allington, Alison Clifton-Barnard, Paul Cann, Jude Douglass, Matthew Smallwood

Plainsong Hodie Christus natus est
Sweelinck Hodie Christus natus est
Ireland The holy boy
Tavener Today the Virgin
Trad. arr. Willcocks / Jacques Away in a Manger
Howells Here is the little door
Poulenc Hodie Christus natus est
Trad.  O little town of Bethlehem
Tavener God is with us
Trad. arr. Wood A virgin most pure
Trad. arr. Willcocks Rocking
Darke In the bleak midwinter
Trad.  In the bleak midwinter
Holten Nowell sing we now
Mendelssohn Hark! the herald angels sing
Arr. Richards Christmas Medley

28th January 2006

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Deddington
Rachmaninov Vespers

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard

Rachmaninov Vespers (All-night Vigil)

4th February 2006

Merton College, Oxford
Rachmaninov Vespers

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard

Rachmaninov Vespers (All-night Vigil)

20th May 2006

St Peter's Church, Hook Norton
The Glories of Tudor Music

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard

Byrd Mass for five voices
Tallis Verily, verily I say unto you
Tallis If ye love me
Byrd Ave verum corpus
Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
Sheppard In pace, in idipsum dormiam et requiescam
Sheppard Reges Tharsis
Taverner In pace 
Taverner Dum transisset Sabbatum

15th July 2006

Town Hall, Chipping Norton
The Grand Tour

Conductor: Jonathan Leonard
Soloist: Paul Cann

Elgar As torrents in summer
Rutter Banquet Fugue
Williaert Cantai, or piango
Fraser-Simpson arr. Carter Christopher Robin is saying his prayers
Clereau Comme un qui prend
Chilcott Cruet McNightshade (from Singing by numbers)
Gabrieli Due rose fresche
Monteverdi Ecco mormorar l'onde
Chilcott Everyone sang (from Singing by numbers)
Toch Geographical fugue
Genée Italian Salad
Certon La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire
Elgar My love dwelt in a northern land
Elgar Serenade
Sullivan The lost chord
Richafort Trut avant il faut boire

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