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April concert programme

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Here is the list of choral gems for our concert on 14th April:

Weelkes         Hosanna
Tallis               Salvator Mundi
Byrd                O quam gloriosum
Gibbons         O clap your hands
Howells          St. Pauls Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis

Britten            Five Flower Songs
Elgar               The Spirit of the Lord
Finzi                My spirit sang all day
Tippett            Dance, clarion air

Tickets available for 11 November concert

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To buy tickets online for the Grand Tour of Europe concert in Linslade please click the button below. Here is the programme:

 

Johannes Brahms (1833-97):  Songs and Romances for four-part chorus Op.93a

Renars Kaupers (b.1974), arr. Eriks Ešenvalds: In my little picture frame

Eriks Ešenvalds (b.1977): Only in Sleep (Anna Berry, soprano)

Patrick Hawes (b.1958): Quanta Qualia

Trad. Norwegian: Nattergalen (Anna Berry, soprano)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918):  Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans (with Jo Churcher, contralto)

Richard Farrant (c.1525-1580): Call to Remembrance

Eriks Ešenvalds (b.1977): Stars and Long Road

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759): Violin Sonata in G minor HWV 364a (arranged for viola)

John Bennet (c.1575-1614): All creatures now are merry minded and Weep, O mine eyes

Ola Gjeilo (b.1978): Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)

Gerald Finzi (1901-56): My spirit sang all day

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Programme for Choral Gold concert

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Here’s the full programme for next Saturday’s concert – an amazing range of wonderful music!

Howard Goodall                    The Lord is my shepherd

Bob Chilcott                           Spell of Safekeeping

Lorde/Joel Little                     Royals

Trad. South African               Ipharadisi

Bennet                                    All creatures now

Debussy                                  Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans

arr. Ken Johnston                  Loch Lomond

arr. Craig McCleish                Golden Musical Memories

John Rutter                             As the bridegroom to his chosen

Gjeilo                                      Ubi Caritas

Gershwin                                Summertime

Bob Chilcott                           Spell to bring lost creatures home

Elton John                              Electricity

Coldplay                                 Viva la vida

Karl Jenkins                            Adiemus

Claude-Michel Schönberg     Excerpts from Les Misérables

Support from MK Community Foundation

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We are delighted to have been awarded a Small Grant from the Milton Keynes Community Foundation to contribute towards the costs of our joint concert with the MK Youth Choir on 20 May.  We are very grateful for their support for this exciting first collaborative project between the two choirs.  More details about the Foundation can be fund at www.mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk

Upcoming Concert

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Join Polymnia and Milton Keynes Youth Choir to celebrate Milton Keynes’ 50th birthday on Saturday May 20th at St Mary and St Giles, Stony Stratford. The concert programme includes many modern choral favourites, from Howard Goodall’s arrangement of ‘The Lord is My Shepherd’ and Karl Jenkins’ stirring ‘Adiemus’ to music by Rutter and Debussy. It also features medleys of well-known and loved popular songs, and excerpts from the classic musical ‘Les Misérables‘.  Book now