From Barbershop to Bach and all points in between. Join us for an informal concert featuring choral music, a cappella and accompanied, together with pieces for solo organ and piano on Saturday 26 October in St Peter’s Church, St Mary Bourne between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.
Featuring the singing group the St Oswald Singers (founded in Bristol some 30 years ago and with links to St Mary Bourne) together with a guest piano solo from Livi Anning, the concert will include a mix of musical styles including sacred and secular, mixed and men’s voices and audience participation.
Tea and cake will be served in the interval. No tickets required, but donations on the door will be welcome to support Livi Anning in her efforts to raise funds for her trip to Uganda in February.
The detailed programme is as follows:
First half – Sacred
Magnificat from the Service in D – Herbert Brewer
This is the Record of John – Orlando Gibbons
For the Beauty of the Earth – John Rutter
Beati Quorum Via – Charles Villiers Stanford
Lobet Gott in Seinen Reichen (Cantata no 11) – Johann Sebastian Bach
Piano Primavera – Ludovico Einaudi
Tea and cake will be served in the interval
Second half – Secular
Teddy Bear’s Picnic – John Walter Bratton
Medley from “Les Miserables” – Schoenberg
My Evaline – A E Hall
I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Henderson
I’ve been to a Marvellous Party – Noel Coward (featuring Barbie Davies)
Moon River – Henry Mancini
Have Some Madeira, M’Dear – Flanders and Swann (featuring David Hunter)
The way you look tonight – Jerome Kern
Let’s face the music and dance – Irving Berlin
Finally; For Everyone, Jerusalem