Past Concerts

 

We hope this page will give you a flavour of the wide variety of music we have performed in recent years, and of the guest artistes who have performed alongside us.


2018

 March 2018
Joint concert with Ooh Mama
Messiah – Georg Frideric Handel

July 2018
Took part in the Basingstoke Festival of Choirs concert “Voices Together” in the Anvil, Basingstoke

November 2018
Provided the musical chorus for the Old Basing Pantomime

December 2018
Secular and Sacred Christmas music at the Viables Community Association Christmas Celebration


2017

 March 2017
With guests Hannington Silver Band
Medley from Rodgers & Hammerstein
Hey Big Spender – Cy Coleman
They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George & Ira Gershwin
Do You Hear the People Sing – from Les Miserables by C-M Schonberg
Medley from the Lion King – Tim Rice & Elton John
Lullaby of Broadway – Al Dubin & Harry Warren
I Wanna Be Like You / Bare Necessities – Jungle Book, arr. Mac Huff
You Raise Me Up – Brendan Graham & Rolf Lovland arr. Roger Emerson

 July 2017
Joint concert with Ooh Mama
Requiem – Gabriel Faure
3 spirituals from A Child of Our Time – M Tippett arr. S Hicken
3-Minute Messiah – Peter Gritton
Panis Angelicus – Cesar Franck
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place – from A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms

 December 2017
With guests Blue Horizon Handbell Ringers
Medley from Beauty and the Beast
A Whole New World from Aladdin
Medley of Cole Porter songs
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen, arr. M Brymer
Christmas carols for choir and audience


 2016

May 2016
With guests the Royal British Legion Corps of Drums
3 spirituals from A Child of Our Times – Michael Tippett
As Torrents in Summar – Edward Elgar
Rose of England – Ivor Novello
Tunes from the Trenches – arr. P Lawson
Medley from Cats – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Fields of Gold – Gordon Sumner (“Sting”) arr. Emerson
Scarborough Fair – Simon and Garfunkel
You Raise Me Up – Brendan Graham and Rolf Lovland, arr. R Emerson
A Tribute to Queen arr. Mark Brymer

July 2016
Took part in the Basingstoke Festival of Choirs concert in the Anvil

November 2016
With guests St Mary’s Junior School Senior Choir
The Heavenly Aeroplane – John Rutter
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind – John Rutter
Ave Maria – Sergei Rachmaninov
Anvil Chorus – Giuseppe Verdi
Grand March – Giuseppe Verdi
Chorus of Hebrew Slaves – Giuseppe Verdi
Cantique de Jean Racine – Gabriel Fauré
Transeamus Usque Bethlehem – Joseph Schnabel
Irish Blessing – Trad arr. Bob Chilcott
I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside
Thank You for the Music – Abba arr. Hawley Ades


2015

March 2015
Joint concert with Basingstoke Area Youth Wind Orchestra
Medley from Mary Poppins – Sherman & Sherman
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Manning Sherwin
Fields of Gold – G.M. Sumner
Thank you for the Music – Anderson & Ulvaeus
You Raise Me Up – Graham & Lovland
The Best of Bond – arr. Ned Ginsburg

June 2015
Joint concert with Deane Sinfonia
Zadok the Priest – Handel
Medley from West Side Story
3 spirituals from Tippett’s A Child of Our Time
An Irish Blessing


2014

Spring 2014
With Paul Wright on the organ
Selected choruses from Handel Messiah
Pergolesi – Magnificat
Londonderry Air & Irish Blessing (both arr. Bob Chilcott)
Handel – Nightingale chorus from Solomon

Basingstoke Festival of Choirs
A Century of War and Peace

 You Must Remember This
a celebration of the period 1911-1946
with Hannington Silver Band
Including among other songs:
Tunes from the Trenches
Irving Berlin medley


2013

A Choral Patchwork
Selected choruses from:
The Armed Man – Jenkins
Gloria – Vivaldi
Requiem – Faure
Creation – Haydn
Requiem – Mozart

West End Meets Broadway
Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert
Richard Rodgers medley
Les Miserables medley
Abba – Money, Money, Money & Mama Mia
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Guest artistes – Fagottissimo (a quartet of bassoons)

Click here to see some pictures from this concert