Past Concerts 2007-08

December 2007 – Snowflakes and Starlight

Directed by James Calkin

  • Magnificat in D – Jan Dismas Zelenka
  • (Guest singers: Nadia Petrella, soprano, Whitney O’Hearn, mezzo-soprano)
  • Snowflakes and Starlight – Jeff Smallman
  • The Oxen – Mark Sirett
  • O Come All Ye Faithful (audience carol)
  • Das Neugeborne Kindelein – Dietrich Buxtehude
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem (audience carol)
  • Good King Wenceslas – arr. Paul Halley
  • Jing-ga-lye-ya – Bruce Sled
  • Noels Anciens – arr. Donald Patriquin
  • Venez, mes enfants
  • Quelle est cette odeur agreable?
  • Tous les bourgeois de Chatres
  • Joy to the World! (audience carol)
  • Mess de minuit pour Noel (extracts) – Marc-Antoine Charpentier
  • See Amid the Winter’s Snow (audience carol)
  • Deck the Halls – arr. David McIntyre

May 2008 – Up in the Ayre – Songs By and About Birds

Directed by Stephen Candow

  • Missa Brevis in C KV 220 (“Sparrow Mass”) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • May No Rash Intruder (The Nightingale Chorus) – George Frideric Handel
  • The Nightingale, the Organ of Delight – Thomas Weelkes
  • O Schone Nacht Op.92, No.1 – Johnanes Brahms
  • Il est bel et bon – Pierre Passereau
  • Organ solo: The Cuckoo – Louis-Claude Daquin
  • Hear My Prayer – Felix Mendelssohn (Guest singer: Gabriel Delannoy, treble)
  • O Swallow, Swallow – Gustav Holst
  • The Blue Bird – Charles Villiers Stanford
  • The Silver Swan – Orlando Gibbons
  • This Sweet and Merry Month of May – William Byrd
  • Now is the Month of Maying – Thomas Weelkes