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The Burford Singers' performance of Dido and Aeneas, 8th December 1996

The Burford Singers’ performance of Dido and Aeneas, 8th December 1996, by Dennis Page



Date Venue Programme
 Concerts conducted by Brian Kay
24/11/2019 Burford PC Verdi Requiem: with soloists Linda Richardson (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (Mezzo-soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Freddie Long (Bass) and the CCO. In memory of Sir Stephen Cleobury
16/06/2019 Burford PC Burford Festival Finale Concert: Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro; Bob Chilcott: Dances of Time; Shostakovich: Piano Concerto no. 2; Alexander L’Estrange: Songs of a Rainbow Nation; Beethoven: Choral Fantasia; with the Cotswold Chamber Orchestra and pianist Maria Marchant.
Concert conducted by Bob Chilcott
14/04/2019 Burford PC Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs; Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem; with members of the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano) and Gareth Brynmor John (baritone)

Concerts conducted by Brian Kay

25/11/2018 Burford PC Mozart: Divertimento in D major for strings; Horn Concerto no 4 in E flat major (soloist: Ben Goldscheider); The Great C Minor Mass (new Novello edition); with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Marta Fontanal-Simmons (mezzo soprano), William Wallace (tenor) and Jake Muffett (baritone)
23/06/2018 Tewkesbury Abbey Britten: War Requiem; with the English Arts Chorale, English Arts Orchestra, Linda Richardson (soprano), James Gilchrist (tenor), Quentin Hayes (baritone) with the Choristers of Bristol Cathedral. Conducted by Leslie Olive (main orchestra and choir) and Brian Kay (chamber orchestra), these roles being reversed at Tewkesbury Abbey.
09/06/2018 Winchester Cathedral
25/03/2018 Burford PC Purcell: Funeral sentences for Queen Mary; Stainer: Crucifixion, with soloists Joshua Ellicott (tenor), Quentin Hayes (bass), Robin Baggs (organist)
03/12/2017 Burford PC Rutter: Requiem; Haydn: Missa Cellensis, with the CCO and soloists Nardus Williams (soprano), Rebecca Coombs (mezzo-soprano), Guy Elliott (tenor), James Richardson (bass)
25/06/2017 Burford PC Sir Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man, with the CCO and soloist Angharad Lyddon (mezzo)
09/04/2017 Burford PC Handel’s Messiah, with the CCO and soloists Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo), James Oxley (tenor), Jon Stainsby (bass)
20/11/2016 Burford PC Mendelssohn’s Elijah, with the CCO and soloists Mary Bevan (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo), Thomas Elwin (tenor) and Ashley Riches (bass baritone)
02/07/2016 Burford School Chilcott: Dances of Time, Bach: Singet dem Herrn, George Martin: The Mission Chorales, Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs, Hilary Tadman-Robins: Sound the Trumpet [premiere]. Carolyn King (oboe), Robin Baggs (accompanist).

Craig Ogden (guitar) played Scarlatti: Three sonatas, Albeniz: Sevilla, Bach: Prelude, Gigue and Double from the Lute Suite, Gary Ryan: Lough Caragh and Rondo Rodeo

20/03/2016 Burford PC Mozart: Divertimento in B Flat Major, K 137, Schubert: Mass in G, Paul Carr: Requiem for an Angel with the CCO. Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Laurence Kilsby (tenor), Gavin Carr (baritone)
22/11/2015 Burford PC Handel: Israel in Egypt with Canzona, Sarah Power (soprano), James Neville (counter -tenor), Daniel Auchincloss (tenor)

Concert conducted by Brian Kay and Adam Treadaway

14/06/2015 Burford PC Burford Festival Finale Concert: Jenkins: Gloria, Rutter: Feel the Spirit with the CCO. Melanie Marshall  (mezzo soprano); The Cotswold Youth Choir: Chilcott: Little Jazz Mass

Concert conducted by Bob Chilcott

28/03/2015 Burford PC Chilcott: Requiem, Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Haydn: Spring from The Seasons, with the CCO. Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Thomas Elwin (tenor), Jon Stainsby (bass), Michael Bochmann (violin)
Concerts conducted by Brian Kay
24/11/2014 Burford PC Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, Mozart: Requiem, with the CCO. Emily Vine (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo), Gareth Treseder (tenor), Frederick Long (bass).
29/06/2014 Burford PC Gilbert & Sullivan Gala Concert, with the CCO and soloists Simon Butteris, Daisy Brown (soprano), Katie Slater (mezzo), Nicholas Scott (tenor) and Leon Berger (bass)
18/04/2014 Burford PC J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, with Canzona. Nick Pritchard (Evangelist),Freddie Long (Christus), Robyn Allegra Parton (soprano), Diana Moore (mezzo soprano), Thomas Elwin (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (bass)
24/11/2013 Burford PC Gounod: St Cecilia Mass, Puccini: Messa di Gloria, with Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, with the CCO. Sophie Bevan (Soprano), Thomas Elwin (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone)
09/06/13 Burford PC Two Gala Concerts for the Burford Festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM The Queen. With the CCO , the Cotswold Chilrden’s Choir and Martene Grimson (Soprano). Choral works by Handel, Parry , Mendelssohn, Brahms and Handel. Orchestral works by Walton, Elgar, Coates, Binge.
24/03/13 Burford PC Come, ye sons of art (Purcell), Three Songs of Praise (Dyson).I was glad (Parry), Coronation Mass (Mozart), with the CCO.Sarah Power (soprano), William Purefoy and Edward Jacek Edgcumbe (Counter-Tenors), Nicholas Pritchard (Tenor), Jon Stainsby (Bass).
25/11/12 Burford PC Serenade for Strings (Elgar), A Great and Glorious Victory (Jonathan Willcocks), The Nelson Mass (Haydn), with the CCO. Soloists – Ruth Jenkins (Soprano), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone)
24/06/12 Burford PC Handel Sing unto God, Requiem – A Thanksgiving for Life (Philip Ledger), Mozart Divertimento for strings K138 and Missa Brevis in Bb K275 (with CCO). Soloists Mary Bevan (Soprano), David Gould (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor) and Jon Stainsby (Bass).
01/04/12 Burford PC Dream of Gerontius (Elgar), with CCO. Soloists: Vanessa Williamson (Mezzo-soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
20/11/11 Burford PC Petite Messe Solennelle and William Tell Overture (Rossini), with Pianists David Nettle and Richard Markham on Pleyel double piano; Harmonium Julian Elloway. Soloists Linda Richardson (soprano), Stephanie Lewis (Mezzo soprano), Ben Thapa (Tenor), Michel da Souza (Bass).
26/06/11 Burford PC Mass in C (Schubert), The Mission Chorales (Sir George Martin), Gloria (Vivaldi), with CCO. Soloists Ruth Jenkins (Soprano), Stephanie Lewis (Mezzo soprano), Jeremy Budd (Tenor), Stephen Connolly (Bass).
17/04/11 Burford PC Bach B Minor Mass, with the Baroque Ensemble Canzona. Soloists Ruby Hughes (Soprano), Frances Bourne (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor), Michel da Souza (Bass).
05/12/10 Burford PC Handel Fest with CCO. Coronation Anthems, Entry of the Queen of Sheba, Dixit Dominus. Soloists Anna Devin & Rhona McKail (Sopranos), Cathy Bell (Mezzo-Soprano), Mark Dobel (Tenor), Jon Stainsby (Bass).
27/06/10 Burford PC Te Deum (Haydn), Mass in C (Beethoven), with CCO.Clarinet Concerto (Mozart). Soloists Claire Watkins (Sop), Catherine Hopper (Mezzo), Jeremy Budd (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass), Anna Hashimoto (Clarinet).
28/03/10 Burford PC Faure Requiem & Rutter Magnificat, with CCO. Soloists: Mary Bevan (Soprano), George Humphreys (Baritone).
06/12/09 Burford PC Haydn  – Creation, with CCO. Soloists: Martene Grimson (Soprano), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor), Derek Welton (Bass).
28/06/09 Burford PC Monteverdi – Vespers, with Oriel Singers and Baroque Orchestra Canzona. Soloists: Rebecca Outram & Grace Davidson (S), David Gould (C-T), Mark Dobel & Jeremy Budd (T), & Jonathan Arnold & Ben Davies (B).
16/05/09 Burford School Workshop on Mendelssohn’s Elijah.
05/04/09 Burford PC Handel Messiah with CCO. Special performance to mark 250th anniversary of Handel’s death. Soloists: Martene Grimson (soprano), Diana Moore (mezzo), Ben Johnson (tenor), Derek Welton (bass).
07/12/08 Burford PC Music for Advent & Christmas with CCO. Bach – Cantata 140. Finzi – In terra pax. Haydn – St Nicolas Mass. Vaughan Williams – Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Warlock Capriol Suite.
29/06/08 Burford PC A Midsummer Serenade with Wind Quintet Harmoniemusik. Bach Lobet Den Herrn, Elgar Songs from the Bavarian Highlands, Goff Richards A Cycle round Britain, Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin.
16/03/08 Burford PC Bach St John Passion, with CCO. Evangelist Andrew Kennedy, Christus – Benedict Nelson, Bibi Heal (Soprano), Catherine Griffiths (Alto), Daniel Auchincloss (Tenor), Adam Green (Bass).
25/11/07 Burford PC With CCO & Cotswold Children’s Choir. Blackford Mirror of Perfection, Mozart Exsultate Jubilate, Coronation Mass. Elizabeth Watts (Soprano), Catherine Hopper (Mezzo-Sop), Sean Clayton (Tenor), William Berger (Bass).
01/04/07 Burford PC Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music. Elgar – Sea Pictures. Haydn – Harmonie Mass. With CCO. Lucy Crowe (Sop), Anna Stephany (Mezzo-Sop), Nathan Vale (Tenor), Christopher Dixon (Baritone).
26/11/06 Burford PC Handel – Judas Maccabeus with CCO. Soloists: Bibi Heal (Soprano), Frances Bourne (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone).
24/06/06&25/06/06 Burford School Gilbert & Sullivan – HMS Pinafore(conducted by Brian Etheridge) & Iolanthe (conducted by BK). With Burford Chamber Choir. With piano & instrumental ensemble.
April 2006 Burford PC Brahms – A German Requiem, arr by Brahms for piano duet. Pianists David Nettle & Richard Markham. Soloists: Michael George (Baritone) & Julie Kennard (Soprano).
04/12/05 Burford PC The Magic of Mozart with CCO. Donna Bateman (sop), Frances Bourne (Mezzo-Sop), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
26/06/05 Burford PC An Opera Gala (final concert of Burford Festival), with CCO. Linda Richardson (Sop), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Sop), John Hudson (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Bass).
March 2005 Burford PC Mendelssohn – The Hebrides Overture. Haydn – Spring (The Seasons). Mendelssohn – Hymn of Praise.
Dec 2004 Burford PC Purcell – Come ye Sons of Art. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No 3. Charpentier –Messe de Minuit pour Noel. With Baroque Orchestra Canzona. Soloists: Rebecca Outram (Soprano), James Bowman & Matthew Venner (Counter-tenors), Andrew Staples (Tenor), Robert Evans (Bass).
June 2004 Burford PC Bernstein – Chichester Psalms. Handel – Coronation Anthems. Shearing – Settings of Shakespeare. With CCO.
09/04/04 Burford PC Handel – Messiah. Bibi Heal (Soprano), Claire Bradshaw (Mezzo-Sop), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Bass)
07/12/03 Burford PC J S Bach – Magnificat, and Vivaldi – Gloria, with CCO.
29/06/03 Burford PC Final concert of Burford Festival. Carl Orff – Carmina Burana. Catherine Bott (Sop), Andrew Kennedy (Tenor), Quentin Hayes (Baritone). David Nettle & Richard Markham (Pianos), Cotswold Children’s Choir, conductor Hilary Tadman-Robins.
18/04/03 Burford PC Bach – St Matthew Passion, with CCO.
08/12/02 Burford PC Mendelssohn – Elijah, with CCO.
22/06/02 Burford PC Midsummer Serenade, Jubilate (Chilcott), O Clap your Hands (Vaughan Williams), Three Folk Songs (Vaughan Williams) with Cotswold Children’s Choir, Northern College of Music’s Brass Ensemble and Robin Baggs (piano and organ).
29/03/02 Burford PC Durufle – Requiem, with CCO, Robin Baggs (Organ). Rachel Nicholls (Sop), Arlene Rolph (Mezzo-Sop), John Crayford (Tenor), Richard Burkhard (Bass), and Haydn Mass in D Minor (Nelson Mass).
Concerts conducted by Brian Etheridge unless otherwise stated.Concerts by Small Choir not included.
09/12/01 Burford PC Elgar – Dream of Gerontius, with CCO, Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mezzo-Sop), Martyn Hill (Tenor), Michael George (Baritone).
July 2001 Potenza Picena Visit to Italy to Burford’s twin town in Le Marche. Various concerts and a service of Mass. Forty singers.
23/06/01 Burford PC Gershwin – Porgy & Bess with CCO, Cotswold Children’s Choir. Helen Crayford (piano), Julia Kennard (Bess), Michael George (Porgy), Brian Kay (Narrator), Neil Jenkins (Sporting Life), Penelope Martin-Smith (soprano).
13/04/01 Burford PC An Easter Celebration. Allegri Miserere, Tallis The Lamentations of Jeremiah, Rutter Hymn to the Creator of Light, Vaughan Williams Let all the world. Christopher Tadman-Robins (Organ), Katharine Taylor (Soprano).
01/04/01 Burford PC Conducted by Hilary Tadman-Robins. Stainer – Crucifixion, John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (Baritone), Philip Ledger (Organ). Tercentenary of Baptist Movement.
19/12/00 Burford PC Conducted by Hilary Tadman-Robins. Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, with Burford Benefice Choir & Cotswold Children’s Choir. Claire Lloyd-Smith (organ).
12/12/00 Burford PC Faure – Requiem & Pavane, Debussy – Partsongs. Penelope Martin-Smith (Sop), Barrie Thompson (Baritone). Ravel – Piano concerto in G with Jack Gibbons (Piano).
15/10/00 Burford PC Weber Mass in E with CCO, Patrizia Kwella (Sop), Ruth Reavley (Contralto), John Crayford (Tenor), David Turtle (Bass).
14/10/00 Burford PC Handel – Messiah with CCO. Patrizia Kwella (Sop), William Missin (Alto), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Robert Rice (Baritone). In aid of Helen House Hospice.
June 2000 Burford PC Britten Noye’s Fludde with CCO and Cotswold Children’s Choir.
21/04/00 Burford PC Verdi – Requiem with CCO. Julie Kennedy (Sop), Vanessa Williamson (Mezzo-Sop), Adrian Thompson (Tenor), Andrew Foster (Baritone)
10/04/00 Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford J S Bach – St John Passion, with CCO. Evangelist – James Gilchrist, Christus – Henry Herford, Patrizia Kwella (Sop), James Bowman (Alto), Darren Abrahams (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone). Dramatised performance
05/12/99 Burford PC Handel – The King shall rejoice, Concerto Grosso Opus 6 No 9, L’Allegro e Il Penseroso. Soloists Mary Nelson (Soprano), Deborah Miles-Johnson (Mezzo), John Crayford and Martyn Hill (Tenors), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone).
04/07/99 Burford PC Monteverdi – Vespers, with His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts and a Baroque Ensemble. Ruth Holton (Sop), James Bowman (Alto), Ian Partridge & Neil Jenkins (Tenors), Gordon Jones & Roderick Williams (Baritones).
02/04/99 Burford PC J S Bach – St John Passion. See entry 10/04/00. Dramatised performance
20/12/98 Chipping Campden Church Christmas Carol Concert in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief. Readers Angela Thorne & Robert Hardy.
06/12/98 Burford PC Stanford and his pupils. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (piano & organ).
06/07/98 Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Gershwin – Porgy & Bess with CCO and Jack Gibbons (Piano), Nicole Tibbels (Bess), Roderick Williams (Porgy), Brian Kay (Narrator), Neil Jenkins (Sporting Life), Penelope Martin-Smith (various).
14/06/98 Burford PC Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony & The Fair Melusina Overture, Mozart Haffner Serenade. With CCO.
10/04/98 Burford PC Mozart –Mass in C minor, Bach – Orchestral suite No 3 in D, Cantata No 82, with CCO. Mary Nelson & Patrizia Kwella (Sops), John Crayford (Tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone)
07/12/97 Burford PC Verdi – Overture to Nabucco & Te Deum. Brahms – Requiem, with CCO. Julie Kennard (Sop), Michael George (Baritone).
18/10/97 Burford PC Handel – Messiah, with CCO. (Voices for Hospices). Mary Nelson (sop), Ashley Stafford (alto), John Crayford (tenor, Henry Herford (Bass).
28/03/97 Burford PC Bach – B Minor Mass, with CCO. Patrizia Kwella (sop), Deborah Miles-Johnson (mezzo), John Elwes (tenor), Jeffrey Carl (Baritone).
08/12/96 Burford PC Purcell – Dido & Aeneas. Britten (Hymn to St Cecilia), Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, with CCO. Ruth Holton (sop), Margaret McDonald (mezzo), Robert Tear (tenor), Tom Rumsby (horn), Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Ruth Lamdin (alto).
21/09/96 Methodist Church,High St, Witney Conducted by Ruth Reavley. Haydn – Creation. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
16/06/96 Burford PC Haydn – Creation, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Roderick Williams (Baritone).
05/04/96 Burford PC Haydn – St Theresa Mass, Symphony No 95, Monteverdi – Beatus Vir, Gloria for 7 voices, with CCO. Judith Rees (sop), Deborah Miles-Johnson (mezzo), Ian Partridge (tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Simon Hannigan (bass), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
10/12/95 Burford PC Bach Singet dem Herrn, Mozart Piano Concerto in A K488, Tippett Five Spirituals from A Child in our time, and Beethoven, Choral Tantasia. With CCO. Jack Gibbons (piano), Penelope Martin-Smith, Rosalind Martin, John Crayford, Michael Sharpe, Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
30/09/95 Cheltenham Town Hall Elgar Birthplace Appeal. Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius, with the Oriel Singers and Oxford Symphony Orchestra (Leader Mariette Richter). Margaret McDonald (mezzo), Justin Lavender (tenor), Stephen Roberts (baritone).
26/07/95 Burford PC As for 30/09/95. Soloists: Vanessa Williamson (sop), Robert Tear (tenor), Michael George (baritone).
08/04/95 Burford PC Bach – St Matthew Passion, with Hatherop Castle School Choir & CCO. John Elwes (Evangelist), Henry Herford (Christus), Alison Wells (sop), Margaret McDonald (alto), John Bowen (tenor), Graham Titus (baritone).
11/12/94 Burford PC Rutter – Requiem and Carols, with CCO. Caryl Kelly (Sop).
26/03/94&01/04/94 Methodist Church,High St, Witney& Burford PC Weber Overture to Oberon, Mass in Eb, Mozart Requiem, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), John Crayford (tenor), Ruth Lamdin (alto), David Allberry (baritone). At Witney with Christopher Tadman-Robins. At Burford with CCO.
21/11/93 Burford PC Mozart Coronation Mass in C, Schutz, Deutsches Magnificat. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), Philip Cave (tenor), Ruth Reavley (alto), Michael Sharpe (Baritone), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
29/10/93 Burford PC BBC TV Songs of Praise.
20/06/93 Burford PC Handel Dixit Dominus, Acis & Galatea, with CCO. Gillian Fisher & Penelope Martin-Smith (sops), Ashley Stafford (counter-tenor), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Michael George (baritone), Charles Mould (harpsichord).
09/04/93 Burford PC Monteverdi 1610 Vespers, with His Majesties Sagbutts & Cornetts, led by Alison Bury. Ruth Holton & Tessa Bonner (sops), Charles Brett (counter-tenor), Neil Jenkins & Ian Partridge (tenors), Gordon Jones & Roderick Williams (basses).
06/12/92 Burford PC Faure Requiem, Bach Jesu, Priceless Treasure, Vaughan Williams Five Mystical songs. Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Guy Edwards (treble), Christopher Tadman-Robins (organ).
14/06/92 Burford PC Handel Messiah, with CCO. Alison Wells (sop), Linda Hirst (mezzo), Wynford Evans (tenor), Gordon Jones (baritone), Stewart Taylor (organ).
11/04/92&17/04/92 Chipping Norton Church & Burford PC Conducted by Stewart Taylor at CN, and by Brian Etheridge at Burford. With Chipping Norton Choral Society. Bach St John Passion, with CCO. Philip Cave (Evangelist), Brian Etheridge (Christus), Alison Wells (sop), William Missin (alto), Ivan Sharpe (Tenor), Gordon Jones (Baritone), Mike Bardsley & Spike Wilson (Organ & Cello Continuo).
17/04/92 Burford PC With Chipping Norton Choral Society. Bach – St John Passion. As above, with Henry Herford (Christus), Stewart Taylor (Organ), Charles Mould (Harpsichord).
16/06/91 Burford PC With Skara Cathedral Oratorio Choir. Mozart Mass in C minor, Overture to Idomeneo, Symphony No 34 in C. With CCO. Gillian Fisher (sop), Alison Wells (mezzo), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Kay (baritone).
26/03/91 Burford PC Haydn Insanae et vanae curae, Nelson Mass, Monteverdi Beatus vir, Nisi Dominus, Ave maris stella, Lamento della ninfa. Penelope Martin-Smith (sop), William Missin (counter-tenor), John Crayford (Tenor), John Cliffe (baritone), Stephen Wilson (cello), Stewart Taylor (organ).
14/12/90 Bampton Church With Bampton Mummers. Christmas Concert. Christine Smith (sop), Brian Etheridge (baritone).
07/04/90&13/94/90 Cirencester PC &Burford PC Conducted by Joyce Lang at Cirencester, Brian Etheridge at Burford. With Cirencester Choral Society. Bach Mass in B minor. Anne Wright, Wiliam Purefoy, David Henderson, James Griffett, Howard Quiller-Croft.
24/06/90 Burford PC Burford Charter Celebration 1090 – 1990. Verdi Requiem, with Haydn Chamber Orchestra, Leader John Ryan. Julie Kennard (sop), Martyn Hill ()tenor), Vanessa Williamson (mezzo), Michael George (bass).
24/11/89 Burford PC Gilbert & Sullivan Trial by Jury. Also 09/12/89 at Chipping Norton Church.
25/06/89 Burford PC Purcell King Arthur, and other pieces. With CCO. Sarah Leonard (sop), Ashley Stafford (counter-tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Gordon Jones & Brian Kay (baritones).
24/03/89 Burford PC Bach Magnificat in D, Jesu, priceless treasure, Branden burg concerto No 5, with CCO. Penelope Martin-Smith & Sarah Sandon (Sops), William Missin (counter-tenor), John Crayford (tenor), Brian Etheridge (baritone).
11/03/89 Chipping Norton School Sang four madrigals in Chipping Norton Music Festival.
12/06/88 Burford PC Haydn – Creation, with Burford Orchestra, leader Norman Filleul, and the Cotswold Singers. Gillian Fisher (Sop), Joy Rummey (alto), Wynford Evans (tenor), Brian Kay (baritone).
02/04/88 Burford PC Bach – St John Passion, with the Bampton Singers and an orchestra, leader Kate Bailey. Evangelist James Griffett, Christus Henry Herford, Caryl Kelly (sop), Pauline Stevens (alto), John Crayford (tenor), Gordon Jones (baritone)
23/12/87 Burford PC Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, Organist Cedric Reavley.
21/12/87 Warwick Hall Christmas concert for Burford Guild of Arts.
21/06/87 Burford PC Mozart Requiem, Jupiter Symphony, Handel Zadok the Priest, with Burford Orchestra (conductor John Esaias) and the Cotswold Singers. Gillian Fisher (sop), Pauline Stevens (alto), James Griffett (tenor), Brian Kay (Baritone).
20/06/87 Witney PC As for 21/06/87 but with John Crayford (tenor).
Concerts conducted by Joyce Lang
21/03/87 Chipping Norton School Imperial ‘Nelson’ Mass (Haydn), as part of final concert of CN Music Festival, with other choirs. Judith Rees (Soprano), Natalie Harman (Alto), Michael Bulman (Tenor), Peter Savidge (Baritone).
Dec 1986 Burford PC ? Miscellany of Music & Readings for Advent/Christmas
16/11/86 Chipping NortonTown Hall Wildlife Concert in aid of BBONT, with Bob Brocklehurst (flute & tenor), Clement Jewitt (guitar & recorder), Kipper Walker (soprano & recorder), Tony Swift (harpsichord & piano), Zuleikha Jewitt (drum), Isolde Jewitt (recorder), Keith Wykes (violin)
Oct 1986 Burford PC Concert with Burford Orchestra (conductor John Esaias), and Jonathan Burgess (flute). Coronation Anthem (Handel) & . Coronation Anthem (Handel) & Three Motets (Bruckner)
15/12/85 Burford PC Music for Advent & Christmas
16/11/86 Burford PC German Requiem by Brahms, with Chipping Norton & Kingham Choral Societies & Wenrisc Singers. Shirley Adams (Soprano), Keri Williams (Baritone)
09/06/85 Coln Rogers Church Concert, including Palestrina, Victoria, Britten, Holst, Dvorak
06/06/85 North Hinksey Church Concert with members of European Baroque Orchestra
Dec 1984 Burford PC Music for Advent & Christmas
26/05/84 Icomb Church Concert of music from 16th, 19th & 20th centuries with Renaissance Consort
06/01/84 Spelsbury Church Twelfth Night Evening with Appleton Handbell Ringers
08/01/83 Burford PC Concert with readings.
18/12/82 Stow-on-the Wold Church Advent Concert with Keith Wykes (violin), Lawrence Farbrother (violin), Derek Wyllie (Viola), Phyllis Travis (Cello). Included Motets by Durufle
16/12/82 Charlbury Church Carols for Christmas in aid of Church Bells Fund
18/10/82 Burford PC Autumn Concert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble)
19/06/82 Holy Trinity, Witney In Concert with Sonora Trio & Cedric Reavley (Organ)
11/12/81 Windrush Church Music for Advent & Christmas, including Sweelinck, Victoria, Deering, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams
27/09/81 Broughton Church Harvest Thanksgiving & Gift Service (Choral Evensong)
18/07/81 Asthall Church Concert for Windrush Valley Festival, with Christine Woodward (flute), Sheila Freeman (spinet), Cedric Reavley (Organ)
23/05/81 Cogges Church Music of Springtime – as April 81, plus Bach, Byrd, Victoria, Mozart, with David Titterington (Organ)
11/04/81 Cokethorpe School Concert in aid or RNLI – Folksongs, madrigals & Songs of Springtime by E J Moeran
20/12/80 Charlbury Church Considering Christmas – Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
29/06/80 Windrush Church Choral Evensong
Concerts conducted by Stephen Banfield
24/05/80 Icomb Church Concert of songs & readings
15/07/79 Burford PC The River – Recorded broadcast of Sunday Worship on BBC2, including song There is a river sung by BS
13/07/79 Sidcote School,Somerset Singing weekend at the home of Jean & Ken Plant, with Burnham Singers. Informal concert of Singet den Herrn by Bach in the garden at Sidcote School
08/07/70 Burford PC The Soil – Live broadcast of Sunday Worship on BBC1, including Judas was a red-headed man (Somerset folksong) sung by BS
18/06/79 Westcote Church Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices, within setting of Liturgy, in presence of the Bishop of Gloucester, to celebrate anniversary of the Vicar’s Ordination on 15/06/46
Jqn 1979 Swinbrook Church The Pointing Star – Epiphany concert, including Bach & Sweelinck
24/09/78 Idbury Church Concert with instrumentalists – Lobet den Herrn (Bach) and Hymn to St Cecilia (Britten)
July 1978 Christ Church, Cheltenham Megan’s wedding to Stephen Barr.
Concerts conducted by Megan Smith (now Barr)
03/04/78 Stow-on-the-Wold Church Concert with Burford Orchestra (Conductor Mervyn Keeble).
April 1978 Burford PC The Seven Ages of Man – a sequence of music and verse suggested by Jacques’ speech from As you like it
22/03/78 Charlbury Baptist Church Concert with Nicolas Wind Quartet
08/01/78 Appleton Church The Healing of the Nations – an Epiphany Service
July 1977 Black Bourton Church Music for a Summer Evening – madrigals, part songs and organ pieces,, with Cedric Reavley (organ)
02/06/77 Westcote Church Tribute – Concert to celebrate Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen
June 1977 ? Music for a Summer Evening – madrigals & part-songs
26/03/77 Henry Box School, Witney Concert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble), Ray Burley (guitar). Gloria by Vivaldi
19/12/76 Burford PC Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, including first performance of Silent Night by Cedric Reavley
16/10/76 Burford PC Concert with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble). Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure) & O ye little flock (John Amner).
24/06/76 Henry Box School, Witney Concert with Henry Box School Orchestra
20/03/76 Chipping Norton School Performed Beata es Virgo (Gabrieli) at final concert of CN Music Festival
20/12/75 Burford PC Concert of Christmas Music & Folk Songs, with Burford Orchestra (conductor Mervyn Keeble) and John Long (organ)
18/10/75 Coln St Aldwyn Church Concert with the Chambers Quartet – including Beatus Vir by Monteverdi
10/07/75 ? Concert in aid of local Church
31/05/75 Westcote Church Concert with the Chambers Quartet including Beatus Vir by Monteverdi
07/05/75 Faringdon Church Faure’s Requiem and sacred pieces, with Stephen Bateman (organ), Paul Cann (Baritone), and Andrew Titcombe (Treble)
21/12/74 Spelsbury Church Service of lessons and carols
Concerts conducted by Warren Green
May 1974 ? Matter for a May Morning – a programme of madrigals and readings from the Golden Age. Also repeated as Matter for a May Evening
Dec 1973 Burford PC ? Service of nine lessons and carols
22/06/73 Woodstock Church Fram’d to wear a crown, with the Woodstock Players
June 1973 ? A green thought in a green shade
20/12/72 Shilton Church Service of nine lessons and carols
15/05/72 ? Concert of madrigals, part-songs and quartets
Concerts conducted by John Tayler
22/12/71 Burford PC Service of nine lessons and carols
21/07/71 St Mary & St John Church, Oxford Four-part Mass – Byrd
01/07/71 Burford PC Concert of Elizabethan Music, with David Wadams (Guitar)
16/07/70 Charney Manor Madrigal Concert
Sept 1969 Burford PC Wedding
May 1969 Burford PC Wedding
27/04/69 Charlbury Church Fauré Requiem. Soloists Rosemary Napier and James McClue. Piano accompaniment Linda Anderson.
Dec 1968 Brize Norton Church Service of 9 lessons & carols
April 1968 Brize Norton Church Good Friday Service
Dec 1967 Burford PC Considering Christmas – Service of 9 lessons & carols
Dec 1966 Burford PC Considering Christmas – Service of 9 lessons & carols, with Steve & Ruth Farrow


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