2014 Concerts

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Song for Athene
Tavener Song for Athene, Cruxifixus 6 & 8 pt Lotti and 16 pt Caldara
Motets by Bach and Victoria
Saturday 8 March 2014, Church of St Alphege, Oldfield Lane, Bath

Summer Garden Party with Gavin Carr
Paragon Singers
Thomas Morley ‘Fire fire’
Orlando Gibbons ‘The Silver Swan’
William Byrd ‘Though Amaryllis dance in green’

Gavin Carr
Ruggiero Leoncavallo ‘Si puo?’ (Prologue: I Pagliacci)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ‘Deh vieni a la finestra’ (Don Giovanni)

Paragon Singers
Samuel Barber ‘Sure on this shining night’
Francis Poulenc ‘La Blanche neige’
Benjamin Britten ‘Carol’ (Sacred & Profane)

Gavin Carr with Paragon Singers
Ludwig van Beethoven Opferlied

Gavin Carr
Rogers & Hammerstein ‘Some enchanted evening’ (South Pacific)

Paragon Singers
Anon ‘L’Homme armé’
Josquin des Pres ‘Mille regretz’
Josquin des Pres ‘El grillo’
Camille Saint-Saens ‘Calme des nuits’
Camille Saint-Saens ‘Les fleurs et les arbres’

Gavin Carr
Richard Wagner ‘O du. mein holder Abendstern’ (Tannhauser)
Giuseppe Verdi ‘L’onore? Ladri!’ (Falstaff)

Paragon Singers
Claudio Monteverdi ‘Sfogava con le stelle’
Adriano Banchieri ‘Contrapunto bestiale alla mente’

Gavin Carr
Ivor Novello ‘We’ll gather lilacs’ (Perchance to Dream)

Gavin Carr and Paragon Singers
Nat Burton ‘The White cliffs of Dover’
Richard Rogers ‘You’ll never walk alone’ (Carousel)

Saturday 14 June 2014, The Chase, Winsley

Tour to Aix en Provence, 12-15 September 2014
Paragon Singers travel to one of Bath’s twinned cities to join with the Aix-based choir, Opus 13.

A Tribute to John Tavener
Saturday 1 November 2014, 7.30 pm Church of St Alphege, Oldfield Lane, Bath

Praetorius Christmas Mass
Our Berlin friends, Thomas-Selle-Vokalensemble, visit Bath once again to join with us in a candlelit performance of Michael Praetorius Christmas Mass a8 with four polychoral motets accompanied with brass and viol ensembles.
Saturday 6 December 2014, 8pm with pre-concert music from 7.30pm, bar from 7pm St Michael’s Church Without, Broad Street, Bath