2010 concerts

Saturday 11 December, Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Christmas in Kraków
Mikolaj Zielenski: Laetentur caeli
Bartolmiej Pekiel: Missa Concertata ‘La Lombardesca’
Mikolaj Zielenski: Video caelos
Anon: Omnis mundus jocundetur
Tarquinio Merula: Gaudeamus omnes
Marcin Mielczewski: Benedictio et claritas
Luca Marenzio: Jubilate Deo
Franciszek Lilius: Jubilate Deo
Luca Marenzio: Hodie Christus natus est
Mikolaj Zielenski: Magnificat
Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki: Laetatus sum
Tarquinio Merula: Cantate jubilate
Marcin Mielczewski: Triumphalis recurrit dies

Faye Newton soprano
Jane Hunt soprano
Aaron Burchell alto
Rupert Drury tenor
Phil Brotheridge bass
with Bradford Baroque Band

Saturday 30 October, St Alphege Church, Oldfield Lane, Bath

Requiem
Tomas Luis de Victoria: Officium defunctorum
Cristobal de Morales: Asperges me
Cristobal de Morales: Circumdederunt me
Antonio Carreira: Tento do 8Tom
Alonso Lobo: Versa est in luctum
Francisco Guerrero: Hei mihi Domine
Antonio de Cabezon: Tiento sobre Cum sancto spiritu
Tomas Luis de Victoria: Versa est in luctum

Wednesday 22 September, St Michael’s Church, Bath

A Celebration of English church music
This concert formed part of the William Sweetland Festival organised by St Michael’s. The programme provided a feast of English church music from Dunstable to contemporary, some accompanied and some unaccompanied, including works by Byrd, Purcell, Wesley, Britten and Skempton.

Andrew Carter, organ

Saturday 3 July,St Nicholas Church, Winsley

A Tudor Miscellany
A programme of music by Carver, Henry VIII, Tallis, Byrd, Wilbye and Weelkes, with readings, in the lovely acoustic of Winsley parish church.

Saturday 20 June, Acton Court, Iron Acton, Bristol

Tudor Music in a Tudor House
Acton Court was considerably extended in 1535 for a stay by Henry VIII, and has recently undergone a ten-year programme of conservation. The principal room in the state apartments housed our concert of Tudor music, with later settings of Tudor poetry, including music by Carver, Henry VIII, Tallis Byrd, Wilbye and Weelkes, with readings from Tudor literature appropriate for Father’s Day.

Saturday 27 February, St Alphege Church, Oldfield Lane, Bath

Ave Maria
Glorious settings, early and contemporary, of Marian texts.

Guillaume DuFay: Alma redemptoris mater
Alan Bullard: Ave maris stella
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Ave regina caelorum
Naji Hakim: Mariales (1 Incantation, 3 Antienne, 5 Danse)
Josquin Desprez: Inviolata
Morten Lauridsen: Ave Maria
Josquin Desprez: Regina coeli
Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Giovanni Gabrieli: Beata es, Virgo Maria
Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
Orlande de Lassus: Salve regina
Floor Peeters: Toccata, Fugue et Hymne sur Ave maris stella (1 Toccata, 3 Hymne)
Peter Philips: Ave regina caelorum
Howard Skempton: Ave virgo sanctissima
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Alma redemptoris mater

Andrew Carter, organ

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