Past Concerts

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PAST CONCERTS

St Michael’s Church Aylsham December 2011 Christmas carols and songs including “Sleigh-ride”.

Burgh Church December 2011 Service of Lessons and Carols

St. Michael’s Church, Aylsham May 2012

“Let the People Sing!”

Let the people sing! – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Selection from West Side Story

Bye Bye Blues – a 30s medley

Songs from the Terraces (a medley of football chants)!

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo (Complete)

AND MORE!

“NIGHTS AT THE ROUND TABLE”

(An Aylsham Festival Concert)

Included:

Tallis Canon

Suite from Carl Jenkins “Mass for Peace”

Selections from CAMELOT

JOHN OF GAUNT A new cantata for Aylsham (World Premiere)

OCTOBER 2012

BEST OF BRITISH

included: 

songs from James Bond films

A Scottish Medley

Songs from My Fair Lady

DECEMBER 2012

Rotary Christmas Concert

Burgh Christmas Carol Service

BELLA ITALIA   27th April 2013 in St Michael’s Church, Aylsham

A fantastic evening of Italian music including:

Funiculi Funicula

Triumphal Scene from Aida with girls from Norwich High School on trumpets

Speak Softly Love

That’s Amore!

Also featuring guest soloists

(SEE PHOTOS ON OUR ‘PHOTOS’ PAGE)

SONGS FOR AN ENGLISH SUMMER JULY 2013

Jerusalem

A Country Folk Song Medley

Greensleeves

Country Gardens

And More! Plus of course -

John of Gaunt!

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CLASSIC SONGS FROM STAGE AND SCREEN. NOVEMBER 2013

A sell out concert!

Featuring soloists:  Sarah Browne, Janette Davidson and John McInnes

Medleys from Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, Mack and Mabel

Songs by Ivor Novello

People Will Say We’re In Love

Dance A Cachucca

AND MORE

(See photos)

 

A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE

5th April 2014

Another very successful concert which almost sold out.  The choir was joined by The Chanot Ensemble – a string quartet under the leadership of Jeremy Ard, soloists Sarah-Jane Stephen, Sarah Browne, John McInnes and Andrew Ingles.

The songs and music of the sea and ships included,

Excerpts from The Pirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore

A medley of sea songs

Sloop John B

Sea Chanteys

and the encore – Sailin’

All money given for programmes (£250) was donated to the RNLI

 

A DICKENSIAN CHRISTMAS NIGHT

11th December  2014

A brilliant, sell-out concert with the choir in Victorian costume.

Guest singers Sarah Browne and Genevieve Plunkett,  Readings from Amanda and Peter Howell.  Brilliant performance from Nick Byrd as Scrooge and Santa. ‘O Holy Night’ sung beautifully by Janette Davidson.

Donations for the programmes to Parkinsons UK.

 

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME!

11th April 2015

A wonderful concert in praise of women!

Guest Soprano Jayne May-Sysum

Donations for the programmes to E.A.C.H.

 

A MUSICAL JOURNEY!

27th June 2015

We travelled around Europe, stopping off at countries along the way for some traditional music and song.

Guest Tenor Andrew Inglis.

Violinist Keith Hobday

 Donations for the programmes totalling £252.50 were in aid of  ’SQUIRRELS’ Respite Care Facility in Aylsham.

A BEWTIFUL NORFOLK CHRISTMAS

12th December 2015

Over 220 people filled the church for this sell-out concert.  Guest Keith Skipper told the Christmas Story in Norfolk dialect – very different and very amusing!

The choir were also joined once again by singer Sarah Browne.

Donations for the programmes totalling £300 were in aid of Diabetes uk.

 

Review comments included : “a veritable cornucopia of treats….”  ”an impressive range of music….”  ”A very creditable rendering of Morten Lauridsen’s, Sure On This Shining Night and should be particularly congratulated for being prepared to tackle more challenging music such as this.”  ”Malcolm Munday gave a very authentic, confident performance of The Postman’s Lament – an absolute joy.” “a wonderful evening”….  ”such a successful community event.” 

 Saturday 9th July

A GARDEN OF MUSICAL DELIGHTS

Another successful concert!  We tiptoed through the tulips to an English country garden.