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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

Programme for April 1st

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Here’s the music which we will be singing in Bedford on 1st April. Some real gems!

RHEINBERGER – Abendlied

STRAVINSKY – Four Russian Peasant Songs

BRAHMS – Secular choruses from Op.93

DEBUSSY – Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans

EšENVALDS – Stars and Only in Sleep

GJEILO – Ubi Caritas

DE MARZI – Signore delle cime

BENNET – All Creatures Now

with traditional songs from Norway, Scotland, Albania and Slovenia.

Grand Tour of Europe – Bedford, 1st April 2017

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Polymnia make their Bedford debut at the Bunyan Church on April 1st at 7.45pm with a programme of music from Britain and the Continent.

Music will include Four Russian Peasant songs by Stravinsky, Esenvalds’ Stars and Only in Sleep and Gjeilo’s wonderful Ubi Caritas, which is one of our favourites. We will also sing works by Debussy and Brahms,Ramsey ‘s Sleep, fleshly birth, and traditional music from Norway,Scotland and Slovenia.

Join Polymnia for what promises to be a unique and exciting musical evening.

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Polymnia to rejoin Tenors UnLimited at The Stables

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We are thrilled to have once again been asked to join the fantastic Tenors UnLimited when they return to the Stables in Wavendon on Saturday 25 February 2017.

This promises to be another great night of their “Venice to Vegas” show, a clever combination of opera classics and modern day favourites.  Polymnia will sing with Jem, Scott and Paul and also perform a couple of our own favourites.

Our last appearance with the guys is still a strong memory and we can’t wait to see them again.  Don’t miss this great night in a great world class local venue.

More info and tickets at http://www.stables.org/Whats_on/Event/_20170225

Spectacular, a Triumph, Amazing…

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Saturday 29th October was our gala 10th anniversary concert with the nation’s favourite soprano Lesley Garrett.  It was the most memorable occasion.

An incredible evening with Lesley and the choir thrilling and delighting a full house in the Church of Christ the Cornerstone.  More to come and even more great pictures when we’ve had the chance for our feet to touch the ground!

With Lesley Garrett