14 July 2018

'1918: Beyond war, music of peace'
Commemorating the centenary of the end of World War One
With instrumental ensemble
St Mary's Church, Andover
In support of Combat Stress

Crossing the bar (Hubert Parry)
Justorum animae (Charles Villiers Stanford)
Greater love hath no man (John Ireland)
And I saw a new heaven (Edgar Bainton)
God is our strength and song (William Denis Browne)
Ave verum corpus (Francis Purcell Warren)
I sing of a maiden (Patrick Hadley)
Agnus Dei (Samuel Barber)
My shepherd will supply my need (arr. Wilberg)
My soul there is a country (Hubert Parry)
Requiem (John Rutter)


14 April 2018

'Springtime'
A mixed concert of sacred and secular music,
with Peter Gilks and Gwilym Stacey (pianos)
St Mary's Church, Amport
In aid of the church heating fund

Choral items:
With a voice of singing (Martin Shaw)
O Jesu Christ mein Lebens Licht (JS Bach)
How lovely is thy dwelling place (Brahms)
It was a lover and his lass (Morley)
April is in my mistress’ face (Morley)
Now is the month of maying (Morley)
Let all the world (Vaughan Williams)
My spirit sang all day (Finzi)
The moon (Dyson)
The blue bird (Stanford)
Five English Folksongs (Vaughan Williams)
The Road Home (Stephen Paulus)


16 December 2017

Carol Concert
Christmas music old, new and familiar, including carols for all
St Mary's Church, Andover
In aid of Andover Crisis & Support Centre

Hodie Christus natus est (chant)
The truth from above (arr. Vaughan Williams)
Ecce virgo concipiet (Byrd)
Cherry tree carol (arr. Willcocks)
O little town of Bethlehem
There is no rose (John Joubert)
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (Gardner)
O come all ye faithful (arr. Hill)
Zither Carol (arr. Tarney)
O magnum mysterium (Lauridsen)
I saw three ships (arr. Lloyd)
What sweeter music (Rutter)
Ding, dong, merrily (harm. Wood)
Organ: Variations on ‘Adeste Fideles’ (Dupré)
Lullay my liking (Holst)
Love came down at Christmas (L’Estrange)
Hark the herald angels sing (arr. Willcocks)
The shepherds’ farewell (Berlioz)
Wassail song (Vaughan Williams)
Christus est stella matutina (Iain Quinn)


28 October 2017

Joint concert with Norwegian male-voice choir OLAVS MENN
The Harmonium Singers contributed three sacred pieces by Norwegian composers
and three quintessentially English part-songs:

Ubi Caritas (Gjeilo)
Ave maris stella (Grieg)
Northern Lights (Gjeilo)
Linden lea (Vaughan Williams)
The blue bird (Stanford)
My spirit sang all day (Finzi)


24 June 2017

'With a voice of singing'
Celebrating 500 years of song since the Lutheran Reformation
St Michael & All Angels' Church, West Andover
In aid of the church redevelopment project
With Peter Gilks and Gwilym Stacey (pianos)

With a voice of singing (Shaw)
Lutheran chorale: Ein feste Burg
O Jesu Christ, mein Lebens Licht (JS Bach)
Verleih uns Frieden (Mendelssohn)
Piano duet: Chaconne, BWV 1004 (JS Bach, arr. Coleman)
Behold all flesh is as the grass (Brahms)
How lovely is thy dwelling-place (Brahms)
Let all the world in every corner sing (Vaughan Williams)

My spirit sang all day (Finzi)
The moon (Dyson)
Piano duets: Variations on Lilliburlero (Dring); Country Gardens (Grainger)
Five English Folksongs (Vaughan Williams)
Northern Lights (Gjeilo)


7 April 2017

A meditation on Stations of the Cross
St John the Baptist RC Church, Andover
Retiring collection for Andover Foodbank

Ubi caritas (Ola Gjeilo)
Christus factus est (Anerio)
To mock your reign (Tallis Third Tune)
Adoramus te Christe (Gasparini)
O vos omnes (Croce)
Stabat mater (Padilla)
Crucifixus (Lotti)
God so loved the world (Bob Chilcott)


17 December 2016

Carol Concert
Christmas music old, new and familiar, including carols for all
St Mary's Church, Andover
In aid of Andover Foodbank

Adam lay ybounden (Warlock)
Ecce virgo concipiet (Byrd)
Of the Father's love begotten
A tender shoot (Goldschmidt)
Angelus ad virginem (arr. Carter)
Organ: Noel (No. 10 from a set of 12) (Daquin)
See amid the winter's snow
Love came down at Christmas (Benham)
Mariä Wiegenlied (Max Reger, arr. Thomas Fielding)
Ding, dong, merrily on high (arr. Mack Wilberg)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)
All my heart this night rejoices (Ebeling)
Dormi Jesu (Rutter)
God rest you, merry gentlemen
Bethlehem Down (Warlock)
The Shepherd’s Carol (Chilcott)
O come all ye faithful
from 'Christus' (Mendelssohn)
  When Jesus our Lord was born in Bethlehem (recit.)
  Say, where is he born, the king of Judaea? (men’s voices)
  There shall a star from Jacob come forth (chorus)
Sleep, my Jesu (Jamie W. Hall)


9 July 2016

'An Elizabethan Summer'
Celebrating Shakespeare and the music of two great eras
St Mary's Church, Andover
In aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association

It was a lover and his lass (Morley)
Never weather-beaten saile (Campion)
Fair Phyllis (Farmer)
Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake (Farrant)
If ye love me (Tallis)
Rejoice in the Lord always (Anon.)
Organ: Voluntary in A minor (Gibbons)
In pride of May (Weelkes)
Draw on sweet night (Wilbye)
The silver swan (Gibbons)
Now is the month of maying (Morley)

O clap your hands (John Rutter)
O radiant dawn (James MacMillan)O taste and see (RVW)
The Hills (John Ireland)
Organ: Orb & Sceptre (William Walton)
Let the people praise thee (William Mathias)
Song for Athene (John Tavener)
It was a lover and his lass (John Rutter)


12 March 2016

'A Sequence for Lent and Passiontide'
St Michael & All Angels' Church, West Andover
In aid of the church redevelopment project

Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake (Farrant/Hilton)
Miserere mei (Allegri)
Wash me throughly (Wesley)
Chorale and Chorale-prelude 'O Mensch bewein' (JS Bach)
Hymn: My song is love unknown]
The crown of roses (Tchaikovsky)
Ubi Caritas (Gjeilo) - see and hear this on YouTube
Adoramus te, Christe (Lassus)
Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons)
Stabat mater (Padilla)
Salvator mundi (Tallis)
Surely he hath borne our griefs (Handel)
Hymn: Christ triumphant ever reigning (Guiting Power)]
Ave verum corpus (Byrd)


19 December 2015

St Mary's Church, Andover
'On Christmas Night'
In aid of Andover Crisis & Support Centre

Remember, O thou man (Ravenscroft)
Angels from the realms of glory (arr. Jacques)
On Christmas night (Sussex Carol) (arr. Ledger)
Once in royal David's city (arr. Willcocks)
In dulci jubilo (Pearsall)
Lullay my liking (Thomas Hewitt Jones)
It came upon the midnight clear
Still, still, still (arr. Ledger)
O little one sweet (harm. Bach)
I saw three ships (arr. Richard Lloyd)
Up! Good Christen folk and listen (harm. Woodward)
Candlelight Carol (Rutter)
Unto us is born a son (arr. Willcocks)
Organ: In dulci jubilo (Buxtehude and JM Bach)
The Shepherd’s Carol (Chilcott)
O come all ye faithful
In the bleak midwinter (Darke)
Joys seven (arr. Cleobury)
Mother of God, here I stand (Tavener)


12 September 2015

St Nicolas' Church, Upper Chute
'As summer turns to autumn'
A mixed programme of sacred motets, madrigals, partsongs and folksongs.
In aid of church funds

Rejoice in the Lord alway (Redford)
Adoramus te, Christe (Lassus)
If ye love me (Tallis)
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Bach)
Chorale: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier
Organ: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV731 (Bach)
Brothers James’ Air (arr. Jacob)
They are at rest (Elgar)
As torrents in summer (Elgar)
Where’er you walk (Handel)
Linden Lea (RVW)
Scarborough Fair (arr. Secco)
Early one morning (arr. Secco)
Skye Boat Song (arr. Secco)
The Ash grove (arr. Jacob)
O waly waly (arr. Redman)
The oak and the ash (arr. Rawson)
Never weather-beaten sail (Campion)
The silver swan (Gibbons)
Who shall win my lady fair? (Pearsall)


20 June 2015

St Mary's Church, Andover
Concert with Linden Baroque Orchestra (London)
'The Glory of Baroque'
Supported by Test Valley Borough Council.
In aid of St Mary's Appeal


Haec dies (Zelenka)
Lift up your heads (Handel)
Concerto for 2 oboes and Strings, Op.9 in C Major (Albinoni)
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (JS Bach)
Suite for Trumpet and Strings (Clarke)
O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV118 (JS Bach)
Laudate Jehovah, omnes gentes (Telemann)
Gloria (Vivaldi)


27 March 2015

St John the Baptist RC Church, Andover
A meditation on Stations of the Cross

Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake (Farrant)
Christus factus est (Anerio)
Miserere mei (Lotti)
Salvator mundi (Tallis)
O vos omnes (Victoria)
Stabat Mater (Padilla)
Adoramus te, Christe (Lassus)
O bone, Jesu (Ingegneri, attrib Palestrina)
Retiring collection for Andover Foodbank


12 March 2015

Burghclere Down Community Hall, Berry Way, Andover
Entertainment for Andover Stroke Club


13 December 2014

St Mary's Church, Andover
'Darkness to Light'
A contrasting programme of seasonal words and music, including carols for all.
In aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

O nata lux (Tallis)
A tender shoot (Goldschmidt)
O radiant dawn (James MacMillan)
Rejoice in the Lord alway (Anon/Redford)
Jesus Christ the apple tree (Elizabeth Poston)
Hymn to the virgin (Britten)
Ave Maria (Victoria)
O nata lux (Morten Lauridsen)

Ring Christmas Bells (Leontovich)
Sans Day Carol (arr. Rutter)
I sing of a maiden (Catherine Goddard)
Here is the little door (Howells)
Coventry Carol (1591 version)
Lully, lulla thou little tiny child (Leighton)
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (John Gardner)
The Lamb (Tavener)

19 July 2014

St Mary's Church, Andover
1914: Words of war, music of peace
Commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1
With orchestra
In aid of military charities

They are at rest (Elgar)
Nimrod (Elgar)
Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure, orch. Rutter)
Thou knowest Lord (Purcell)
Adagio for strings and organ (Albinoni/Giazotto)
Mother of God here I stand (Tavener)
And I saw a new heaven (Bainton)
Nunc dimittis in B flat (Stanford)
Requiem (Faure)


3 May 2014

Abbotts Ann CofE Primary School
'Song of Spring' (in aid of St Mary's Church, Abbotts Ann)
Dedicated to the memory of Rosie Davis

Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
If ye love me (Tallis)
Ave Verum (Byrd)
Brother James’s Air (arr. Gordon Jacob)
For the beauty of the earth (Rutter)
Mother of God, here I stand (Tavener)
Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Rachmaninov)
Abendlied (Rheinberger)
Now is the month of maying (Morley)
The silver swan (Gibbons)
Fair Phyllis I saw (Farmer)
Fairest Isle (Purcell)
Where’er you walk (Handel)
Skye Boat Song (arr. Adriano Secco)
To Daffodils (Darke)
Go, lovely rose (Thiman)
Dashing away with the smoothing iron (arr. Rutter)


24 April 2014

The Lights (Arena Hall), Andover
Andover Music Club - entertainment before and after AGM
A selection of sacred pieces, followed by madrigals and part songs


23 November 2013

St Boniface' Church, Chandler's Ford (in aid of church funds)

O nata lux (Tallis)
O sacrum convivium (Hugh Benham)
Ave verum corpus (Byrd)
O radiant dawn (James MacMillan)
Rejoice in the Lord alway (Anon/Redford)
A hymn to the virgin (Britten)
Ave Maria (Victoria)
Love came down at Christmas (Hugh Benham)
O nata lux (Lauridsen)
Linden Lea (Vaughan Williams)
Down by the Sally Gardens (arr. John Vine)
The Ash Grove (arr. Gordon Jacob)
Skye Boat Song (arr. Adriano Secco)
A Hampshire Wassail (Hubert Dawkes)


13 September 2013

'Heart & Soul' -  music to stir the spirit
St Thomas' Church, Charlton, Andover (in aid of the Countess of Brecknock Hospice)

Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
Rejoice in the Lord Always (Anon/Redford)
Brother James’ Air (arr. Gordon Jacob)
Now is the month of maying (Morley)
The silver swan (Gibbons)
Fair Phyllis I saw (Farmer)
Draw on sweet night (Wilbye)
Where’er you walk (Handel)
Linden Lea (Vaughan Williams)
Down by the Sally Gardens (arr. John Vine)
The Ash Grove (arr. Gordon Jacob)
Skye Boat Song (arr. Adriano Secco)
Dashing away with the smoothing iron (arr. John Rutter)


29 June 2013

'A Summer Celebration' - including music from the 1953 Coronation

With the Grainger String Quartet and Timothy Rogerson (organ)

St Mary's Church, Andover (in aid of St Mary's SMART Appeal)

Magnificat (Pergolesi/Durante)
An Irish Melody (Frank Bridge)
Fairest Isle (Purcell)
Lift up your heads (Handel)
Hornpipe (Handel, arr. O H Peasgood)
Hallelujah (Handel)
 I was glad (Parry)
Rejoice in the Lord (Anon/John Redford)
Chaconne from ‘King Arthur’ (Purcell)
O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace (SS Wesley)
All people that on earth do dwell (arr. RVW)
Crown Imperial (Walton)
Let thy hand be strengthened (Handel)


22 March 2013

Stations of the Cross with choral music
St John the Baptist RC Church, Andover

Adoramus te, Christe (Palestrina)
O vos omnes (Croce)
Crucifixus (Lotti)
Ubi caritas (Duruflé)


15 December 2012

'The Christmas Story'
A sequence of carols for choir and audience with seasonal readings
St Mary's Church, Andover
In aid of St Mary's SMART appeal


4 November 2012

Choral Evensong - St Mary's Church, Andover

Introit: Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake (Farrant)
Responses: Ayleward
Psalm: 145 (Norris)
Canticles: Stanford in B flat
Anthem: O quam gloriosum (Victoria)
Postlude in D minor (Stanford)


21 October 2012

Choral Evensong - All Saints Church, Upper Clatford

Introit: If ye love me (Tallis)
Responses: Ayleward
Psalm: 141 (Taylor)
Canticles: Stanford in B flat
Anthem: Lord. for thy tender mercy's sake (Farrant)