Past Concert: St Mary’s Church Richmond on Sat 18 May

The choir’s first visit to Richmond, where we sang glorious choral music with favourites old and new, and also introduced works not heard so often, by composers including Byrd, Lassus, Tallis and Lauridsen.

The programme:

  • Locus Iste – Bruckner 
  • Cantate Domino – Monteverdi 
  • Sicut cervus – Palestrina
  • Tristis est anima mea – Lassus 
  • — Organ Interlude —
  • O magnum mysterium – Victoria 
  • O magnum mysterium – Lauridsen 
  • If ye love me – Tallis 
  • Loquebantur variis linguis – Tallis 
  • Haec dies – Byrd 
  • Sing joyfully – Byrd 
  • —  Interval —
  • God so loved the world – Stainer
  • Holy is the true light – Harris
  • The Lamb – Tavener 
  • — Organ Interlude —
  • Shenandoah – arr Erb 
  • O waly, waly – Rutter 
  • Bushes and briars – James 
  • Over the Rainbow – Arlen  

Chris Denton, Musical Director at St Mary’s, played the interludes on the church’s fine Harrison organ.

The concert was conducted by Sam Gardner.

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