2004

Previous Concerts 2004


Saturday 16 Oct 2004

St Cecilia Concert

Dream of Gerontius Elgar
St Cecilia Festival Chorus and St Albans Symphony Orchestra
William Kendal       tenor
Catherine Denley    mezzo-soprano
Simon Birchall         bass- baritone
St Albans Cathedral 

Saturday 24 Jul 2004

Gawcott Concert

Overture: The Barber of Seville Rossini
Intermezzo from Cavelleria Rusticana Mascagni
Concerto for Strings (first performance) Keith Templeman
Symphony No 8 Beethoven

Holy Trinity Church, Gawcott, Bucks


Sunday 11 Jul 2004

Children’s Concert

Night on a Bare Mountain Mussorgsky  (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Baba Yaga Liadov
‘Witch’s Ride’, Hansel und Gretel Humperdinck
Harry Potter music: symphonic suite John Williams
4th and 5th movements: Symphonie fantastique Berlioz

St Saviour’s Church, St Albans


Saturday 12 Jun 2004

The German Romantics

Horn Concerto No.1 R. Strauss
Soloist: Emma Greenwood
Symphony No. 1 Mahler

Harpenden Public Halls


Saturday 6 Mar 2004

The French Romantics

Carmen Suites Bizet
Clarinet Rhapsody Debussy
Soloist: Koren Wilmer
Symphonie fantastique Berlioz

St. Saviour’s Church, St Albans


Saturday 3 Apr 2004

Choral Concert

Messa di Gloria Rossini
The Music Makers Elgar
Roderick McPhee: conductor.
Louise Hemmings – soprano
Lise Christensen – alto
Alberto Janelli – tenor
Desmond Turner – bass

St. Saviour’s Church, St Albans


Saturday 31 Jan 2004 at 7.30pm

‘For The Animals’

Gloria Vivaldi Hailybury College Chorus
Durch Zärtlichkeit“, The Abduction from the Seraglio
Non più andrai“,  The Marriage of Figaro
O quante volte“  I Capueti
La ci darem“   Don Giovanni
Mozart

Mozart
Bellini
Mozart

with soloists from the National Opera Studio – Loorina Gore, Soprano – Paul Carey Jones, Baritone
Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev Narrator: Dame Diana Rigg
The Cunning Little Vixen Suite (arr. Talich) and Final Scene Janacek Paul Carey Jones, Baritone

St Albans Abbey


Saturday 7 Feb 2004 at 7pm (rehearsal 4pm)

‘Come and Sing’ Handel’s Messiah

St Albans St Cecilia Society

Messiah Handel
Soloists Sara Jonsson, soprano, Jasia Nielsen, mezzo-soprano, Anthony Osborne, tenor, Maciek O’Shea, baritone

United Reformed Church, Homewood Road, St Albans


Thursday 1 Jan 2004

News Years Day Family Concert

Overture: Gypsy-Baron J. Strauss
“Intermezzo”  Cavalleria rusticana Mascagni
La Valse Ravel
Overture: William Tell Rossini
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 Enescu
Waltzes and Polkas
The Blue Danube
Radetzky March
J. Strauss

St. Albans Abbey