Past Concerts 2003-04

December 2003 – Alleluia! Glorious Songs for Christmas / Chantons Noel

Directed by James Calkin

  • Courons a la fete (traditional)
  • Mary’s Magnificat – Andrew Carter
  • (Guest singer: Marilla Montgomery, soprano)
  • Reading: The Best Gift – Robert Fulghum, read by Terry Dempsey
  • Jingle Bells – arr. Robert Sterling
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem (audience carol)
  • Hodie, Christus natus est – Kola Owalabi
  • Reading: Uncle Tove – Bill Richardson, read by Ashley Wright
  • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – arr. Thomas Annand
  • Balulalow – Mark Sirett
  • Alleluia – Randall Thompson
  • O Come All Ye Faithful (audience carol)
  • Mary Had a Baby – arr. Malcolm Sargent
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Cantata 147) – J.S. Bach
  • Angels We Have Heard on High (audience carol)
  • Missa brevis in C (K.259) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Reading: La Legende du Sapin – H.J. Troxler, read by Ashley Wright
  • Silent Night (audience carol)


May 2004 – Beneath the Willow Tree – Love Songs for Springtime

Directed by James Calkin

Love Songs for Springtime (excerpts) – Paul Halley

The Maypole

The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington

Soldier, Won’t You Marry Me?

Four Spirituals – arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw

Wondrous Love

I Got Shoes

Steal Away

Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal
(Guest singer: Marilla Montgomery, soprano)

The Sprig of Thyme – John Rutter

The Bold Grenadier

The Keel Row

The Willow Tree

The Sprig of Thyme

Down By the Sally Gardens

The Cuckoo
(Guest singer: Marilla Montgomery, soprano)

I Know Where I’m Going

Willow Song (A poor soul sat sighing)

O Can Ye Sew Cushions?

The Miller of Dee

Afton Water