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Concert History

 

Saturday 10th June 2017

St George's Church, Nailsworth - 7.30pm

Joined by our children's choir, the Minpins and The Regency Sinfonia.

Also the organist, Jonathan Hope

John Rutter  - Mass of the Children
Leonard Bernstein -  Chichester Psalms

 

Saturday 4th March 2017, Bath Abbey

The world premiere of The Pelicantata - by Peter Ash and Donald Sturrock

Adapted from The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl

With Stroud Choral Society's Childrens choir - The Minpins

Also music by Vivaldi, Mozart, Schubert and Bach

Huw Williams - Conductor

Zoé Hynes - Conductor of The Minpins

The Bristol Ensemble

Simon Bell - organ

Sir Tony Robinson - Narrator

Julie Cooper - Soprano

Cathy Bell - Contralto

Sam Leggett - Tenor

Craig Bissex - Bass

Friday 9th December 2016, St George's Church, Nailsworth

A Christmas Celebration

 

An evening of Christmas carols, songs and readings.

Huw Williams Conductor

Simon Bell Organ

Tim Palmer Timpani and Percussion

Zoe Hynes conductor, The Minpins - solos by Martha Danks, Elle Cook, Jasmin Howell, Harriet Willard, Beth Constable and Alex Ansell

Solo 'RiuRiu' - Jonathan Golding

 

handel-messiah-posterFriday 25th November 2016, St George’s Church, Nailsworth

Handel Messiah                                                                                       

  

Huw Williams Conductor

Canzona – baroque ensemble on period instruments

Emma Brain-Gabbott, Soprano

Tim Travers-Brown, Countertenor

Guy Cutting, Tenor

Alan Fairs, Bass

family-messiahSaturday 19th November 2016,St Laurence Church, Stroud

 

A Family Messiah

A short family firendly introduction to Handels Messiah

Huw Williams Conductor

Simon Bell, Organ

Alan Fairs, Bass

Saturday 29th October 2016, St John’s, Smith Square, London

Brahms A German Requiem

Huw Williams Conductor

The Tony lyons Memeorial Orchestra

Kirsty Hopkins, Soprano

Stuart Young Bass

brahms-reqiuemSaturday 22nd October 2016, Tewkesbury Abbey

 

Brahms A German Requiem

Mozart Exultate Jubilate

And other music by Stabford and Brahms

Huw Williams Conductor

The Tony Lyons Memorial Orchestra

Kirsty Hopkins, Soprano

Stuart Young Bass

Saturday 25th June 2016, Suscription Rooms, Stroud

Rutter Requiem

Songs of the Fleet, Stanford

Huw Williams Conductor

Simon Bell, organ

Regency Sinfonia

Kirsty Hopkins, Soprano

Alan Fair, Bass

with the Minpins. conducted by Zoe Hynes

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Saturday 14th May 2016, 

Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Rutter Workshop

 

 

 

welsh-visitSaturday 30th April 2016
Charity Concert, Mynyddbach Chapel,Tirdeunaw, Swansea,
Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, organist

 

Saturday 5th March 2016, Bath Abbey
Mozart, Requiem
Handel, Coronation Anthems, including Zadok the Priest
Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, Organ
The Regency Sinfonia
Julie Cooper, Soprano
Martha McLorinan, Contralto
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Stuart Young, Bass
with The Melody Makers, performing songs by Britten, Rutter, Hurford and Watson

Friday 11th December 2015, St. George's Church, Nailsworth
An Evening of Christmas Carols, Songs and Readings

Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, Organ
with The Minpins, conducted by Zoë Hynes

Saturday 14th November 2015, Tewkesbury Abbey
Walton, Belshazzar's Feast,
Elgar, The Music Makers
Parry, I Was Glad
Elgar, Cockaigne Overture
Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, Organ
The Regency Sinfonia
Martha McLorinan, Contralto
Stuart Young, Baritone

Saturday 13th June 2015, Stroud Subscription Rooms

An Italian Evening, featuring Rossini Messe Solennelle and music by Verdi and Mascagni

Huw Williams, Conductor and Pianist
Simon Bell, Harmonium and Piano
Edward Turner, Piano
Emma Brain Gabbott, Soprano and Piano
Cathy Bell, Alto
Andrew Henley, Tenor
Maciek O'Shea, Bass

Saturday 28th March 2015, Caersalem Newydd Chapel, Treboeth, Swansea

Faure, Requiem
Huw Williams, Conductor
Meirion Wynn Jones, Organ

7th March 2015, Gloucester Cathedral
Haydn, The Creation
Huw Williams, Conductor
Regency Sinfonia
Julie Cooper, Soprano
Peter Wilman, Tenor
Alan Fairs, Bass
Simon Bell, Piano

12th December 2014, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green

A Christmas Celebration, Huw Williams, Conductor, Peter Holder, Organ, Introducing the Stroud Choral Children's Choir: The Minpins

15th November 2014, Tewkesbury Abbey

Elgar, Dream of Gerontius, Huw Williams, Conductor,Regency Sinfonia, Martha McLorinan, Mezzo Soprano, Ben Thapa, Tenor, Stuart Young, Bass, Simon Bell, Organ

Tour July 2014
English Choral Favourites, including Handel Zadok the Priest
Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, Organ
28th July Sint Baafs Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium
29th July Sint PaulusKerk, Antwerp
30th July Sint Jakobs Kerk, Vlissingen

14th June 2014, Holy Trinity Church, Stroud
English Choral Favourites, including Handel Zadok the Priest & Parry I was Glad
Huw Williams, Conductor
Simon Bell, Organ

15th March 2014, Holy Trinity Church, Stroud
Duruflé, Requiem, Haydn, Nelson Mass, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Eloise Irving, Soprano, Fiona Mackay, Mezzo Soprano, Peter Wilman, Tenor, Alan Fairs, Bass, Simon Bell, Organ

13th December 2013, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green
Carols for Christmas, Huw Williams, Conductor, Cotswold Youth Singers, Simon Bell, Organ, Claudine Cassidy, Cello, Maciek O’Shea, Baritone

23rd November 2013, Tewkesbury Abbey
Verdi, Requiem, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Sian Winstanley, Soprano, Martha McLorinan, Mezzo Soprano, Ben Thapa, Tenor, Alan Fairs, Bass

8th June 2013, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Orff, Carmina Burana, with songs for summer evening, Huw Williams, Conductor, The Melody Makers of Bath Abbey, Richard Knight, Piano, Neil Barry, Piano, Kirsty Hopkins, Soprano, James Bowman, Counter Tenor, Greg Skidmore, Baritone

23rd February 2013, Gloucester Cathedral
Mozart, Requiem
Haydn, Theresienmesse, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Emma Brain-Gabbott, Soprano, Jeanette Ager, Alto, Ben Thapa, Tenor, Philip Tebb, Bass

December 2012, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green
Carols for Christmas, Huw Williams, Conductor, featuring Britten A Ceremony Of Carols Catherine White, Harp, William Whitehead, Organ

24th November 2012, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Handel, Messiah, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Sian Winstanley, Soprano, Patrick Craig, Alto, Jon English, Tenor, James Arthur, Bass

16th June 2012, St Mary’s Parish Church, Painswick
Faure, Requiem, Dvorak, Mass in D major, Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine, Huw Williams, Conductor, Matthew Martin, Organ, Sarah Lingard, Soprano, Sebastian Field, Alto, Sam Dressel, Tenor, Rich Moore, Bass

24th March 2012, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Haydn, Stabat Mater, Handel, Let Thy Hand be Strengthened, Albinoni, Oboe Concerto, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Alicia Carroll, Soprano, James Neville,, Countertenor, Andrew Yeats, Tenor, Chris Sheldrake, Bass, Angela Miles, Oboe

3rd December 2011, St George’s Church, Nailsworth
Britten, Saint Nicholas Cantata, Huw Williams, Conductor, Guest choristers from Bath Abbey, Regency Sinfonia, Andrew Yeats, Tenor, Rich Moore, Bass, Peter King, Organ, Jenny Rees, Piano, Lesley Hall, Piano

18th June 2011, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Festival Of Gloucestershire Composers, including Vaughan Williams, Five Mystical Songs, Sanders, The Cotswolds, and pieces by Elgar, Holst and Sumsion, HuwWilliams, Conductor, Jenny Rees, Piano, Jonathan Hyde, Baritone, Cantemus semi chorus

19th March 2011, St Matthew’s Church, Cainscross
Brahms, Requiem, Mendelssohn, Hear My Prayer, 3 Schubert Songs, Huw Williams, Conductor, Matthew Martin, Piano, Jenny Rees, Piano, Lawrence Kilsby, Treble, Greg Skidmore, Bass

17th December 2010, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green
Carol Concert, supported by the Cotswold Youth Choir, Huw Williams, Conductor, Ashley Grote, Organ, Timothy Palmer, Percussion

27th November 2010, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Mendelssohn, Elijah, Huw Williams, Conductor, Regency Sinfonia, Sian Winstanley, Soprano, Morag Boyle, Alto, Andrew Yeats, Tenor, Maciek O’Shea, Bass

22nd May 2010, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Mozart, Mass in C Minor, Mozart, Coronation Mass, Haydn, Te Deum, Huw Williams, Conductor, Bristol Ensemble, Claire Seaton, Soprano, Deborah Miles-Johnson, Alto, Edmund, Hastings, Tenor, Tim Jones, Bass

December 2009, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green
Carol Concert, Huw Williams, Conductor

 November 2009, Cheltenham Town Hall

Beethoven. Missa Solemnis

June 2009
Vivaldi, Gloria
Vivaldi, Summer (from The Four Seasons)

March 2009
Mendelssohn, Richte mich Gott
Mendelssohn, Hear My Prayer
Mendelssohn, Verleith uns Frieden
Brahms, Geisliches Leid
Reinberger, Abendleid
Stainer, Crucifixion

November 2008
Handel, Messiah

May 2008, Tewkesbury Abbey
Vaughan William, Sea Symphony
Elgar, Enigma Variations
with Monmouth Choral Society
Stroud Symphony Orchestra

December 2007, St Mary’s Parish Church, Painswick
Carol Concert (in aid of Family Haven)

November 2007
Haydn, Te Deum
Haydn, Harmoniemesse
Beethoven, Symphony no 2 in D Major

May 2007
Monteverdi, Deus in Adjutorium
Gabrielli, In Ecclesiis
Mendelssohn, Allegro sonata no 3
Bruckner, Tota Pulchra es Maria
Bruckner, Ecce Sacerdos
John Caldwell, Toccata
Elgar, Give unto the Lord
Elgar, 3 Latin Motets
Leonard Salzedo, Divertimento
John Rutter, Gloria

December 2006
Carol Concert
including Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carol
(special guest soloist Sarah Connolly)

November 2006
Purcell, Come Ye Sons of Art
Purcell, I was glad
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor
Handel, Coronation Anthem 1727
Handel, Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne

May 2006
Mozart, Requiem
Mozart, Solemn Vespers

 December 2005
Bach, Christmas Oratorio

 May 2005
Haydn, The Creation

December 2004
Schubert, Mass in G
Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine
Faure, Requiem

May 2004
Last Night at the Proms

8th November 2003
Handel, Messiah

10th May 2003
L. Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Pergolessi, Stabat Mater
Puccini, Messa de Gloria

December 2002
Carol Concert (in aid of Haven Trust)

November 2002
Cherubini, Mass in D Minor Missa Solemnis no 2

May 2002
Dvorak, Te Deum
Poulenc, Gloria
Beethoven, Mass in C

December 2001
Handel, Solomon

May 2001
Haydn, Nelson Mass
Sanders, The Cotswolds