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Concerts Archive

December 2019

An English Christmas

7th December 2019 – Britten, Vaughan Williams, 
St Michael & All Angels, London W4 1TT

Chiswick Choir
M D Hilary Campbell

Soprano: Emily Wenman
Tenor: Stuart Orme

Harp: Elizabeth Bass
Organ: Ben Lewis Smith

Orchestra leader: Abigail Dance

Christmas Day & Psalm 148 – Gustav Holst

A Ceremony of Carols – Benjamin Britten

In Terra Pax – Gerald Finzi

Fantasia on Christmas Carols – Vaughan Williams

REPORT – A full house were treated to some of the best Christmas music that the UK has produced 

July 2019

Carmina Burana

A landmark achievement – we performed to a full house at the prestigious St Jonh’s Smith Square

5th July 2019 – Orff: Carmina Burana
St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

Chiswick Choir and
Music Makers of London
M D Hilary Campbell
New Forest Children’s Choir
M D Alison Russell-Hayward

Soprano: Susanna Fairbairn
Tenor: Rob Jenkins
Baritone: Jan Capiński
Pianists: Ben Lewis Smith & Ian Tindale

REPORT – We were excited to sing at this prestigious London location.  We have had many emails of praise;
“It was a stunning performance, and the rhythms were tight and the words clear.”

” the choir was excellent and we enjoyed the concert very much”

” fantastic concert, high-quality singing…didn’t even notice the heat”

March 2019

December 2018

June 2018

Opera Gala

Hilary elicited a broad palette of sounds from the choir in this varied and interesting set of Opera Choruses.

Soprano: Joanna Weeks
Tenor: Graham Neal
Piano: Ben Lewis-Smith

Pieces performed

Chorus of Wedding Guests – Donizetti
Habanera – Bizet
Anvil Chorus – Verdi
Chorus of Hebrew Slaves – Verdi
Tenor – Di Rigori Armato – Strauss
Make our Garden Grow – Bernstein
Soprano – O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Humming Chorus – Puccini
Easter Hymn – Mascagni
Chorus of Enchanted Islanders – Handel
Dido’s Lament and Final Chorus – Purcell
Tenor – Che Gelida manina – Puccini
Soprano – Si,mi chiamano Mimi – Puccini
Duet – Osoavefanciulla – Puccini
Soldier’ Chorus – Gounod
The Long Day Closes – Sullivan
Brindisi – Verdi

March 2018

Dreaming Spires

An excellent, challenging programme of English music from Ralph Vaughan Willams and Gerald Finzi. We were honoured to have accomplished actor John Telfer as our narrator. But that doesn’t do John justice he is also a musician, writer and director.

Baritone: Sean Webster

Pieces performed

Romance for String Orchestra – Finzi
An Oxford Elegy – Vaughan Williams
Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice – Finzi
Five Mystical Songs – Vaughan Williams

December 2017

July 2017

Feel The Spirit

Soloists

Helen Stanley – Soprano
Liam Dunachie – piano

Programme

Shenandoah – arr. Spevacek

Standing in the Need of Prayer –  arr. Hogan

Solos – Tonight, Somewhere –  Bernstein – Helen Stanley

Down by the Riverside – arr. Hogan

I couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray – arr. Hogan

Solos-  Summertime, I Got Rhythm –  Gershwin – Helen Stanley

Hear my Prayer – arr. Hogan

Wade in the Water – arr. Hogan

I’m Going up a Yonder – Hwkins arr. Read

INTERVAL

Feel The Spirit  – arr. Rutter

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

Steal Away

I Got a Robe

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit

Deep River

When the Siants Go Marching In

April 2017

December 2016

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