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Programme for the 102nd Season, 2022-2023

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Sunday 16 October 2022   Orchestral Concert

The Civic Centre, Old Welwyn, AL6 9ER

GounodOverture: Le Médecin malgré lui
DvorákViolin Concerto
Henrietta Dalgleish, soloist
- The Purcell School of Music
BrahmsSerenade No.1
Conductor: James Ross

Saturday 10 December 2022
Orchestral/Choral Concert

St Francis Church, Church Road, WGC, AL8 6QJ

GluckOverture and Dance of the Furies: Orpheus and Euridice
David BriggsSicilienne (UK Premiere)
Flute and Piano (Celia Smith and Barbara Manning)
VivaldiCredo RV. 591
AdamScenes from Giselle
Unaccompanied Choral Motets
Morten LauridsenO Magnum Mysterium
James MacMillanO Radiant Dawn
Russell HepplewhiteStar of the East and Child Jesus So Dear
Traditional, Ukrainian Bell Carol (arrangement)
Jingle Bells and White Christmas
Clive OsgoodThe Bee Carol (Carol Ann Duffy)
Carols for chorus, orchestra and audience
Conductor: James Ross

17 January 2023   Orchestral Open Rehearsal

Templewood School, Pentley Park, WGC, AL8 7SD
DvorákSymphony No.9 (New World)
Conductor: James Ross

Saturday 18 March 2023   Orchestral/Choral Concert

St Francis Church, Church Road, WGC, AL8 6QJ

HaydnOverture: Il ritorno di Tobia
MozartSancta Maria, K. 273
MozartAve Verum Corpus, K. 618
Unaccompanied works for Chorus:
FinziSeven Poems of Robert Bridges - selection
StanfordGlorious and Powerful God, Op. 135 No. 3
StanfordJustorem Animae, Op. 38
HaydnInsanae at Vanae Curae
BeethovenViolin Concerto
Andrew Watkinson, soloist
Conductor: James Ross

Saturday 24 June 2023   Midsummer Concert

St John's Church, Monks Rise, WGC. AL8 7NF

MendelssohnOverture: A Midsummer Night‘s Dream
MussorgskyPrelude: Sorotchinsky Fair
Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)Night on a Bare Mountain
MendelssohnNocturne and Wedding March: A Midsummer Night‘s Dream
Unaccompanied works for Chorus:
Mátyás Seiber (arr.)Six Yugoslav Folk-Songs
I. The Unfaithful Lover
II. Handsome Mirko
III. Eighteen Shining Buttons
Rodgers and HartBlue Moon (arr. Seers)
BryantAll I have to do is dream (arr. Gitika Partington)
C. Carson ParksSomethin‘ Stupid (arr. Gitika Partington)
Eric CoatesLondon Suite (London Every Day)
Purcell'Come, Ye Sons of Art' (second time) and
Finale - 'Thus Nature, Rejoicing, Has Shown Us The Way'
Conductor: James Ross

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