Concerts

 

Next Concert

Saturday May 20th, 2017 

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham  7.30pm 

“The Gift of Life”

The Gift of Life Six Canticles of Creation -  John Rutter

How calmly the evening -  Edward Elgar

Lead Kindly Light -  Fridrik Walker

Tequila Samba – Guy Turner

The Lion King – arr. Mark Brymer

Evita - Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Mermaid - John Whitworth

Tickets can be purchased at £8.00 from choir members/choir committee (see under contact details), Balsham or Abington Post Offices or £10 on the door. Under 18s are free.

 

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Previous Concerts

 

Saturday 17th December 2016

 

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

 

Short Festival Te Deum - Holst

Regina Coeli - Mozart

Christmas Oratorio - Bach

Ev'ry time I feel the spirit - Trad. arr Chilcott

Jingle Bells - Pierpont arr. Willcocks

The Shepherd's Farewell - Berlioz

Sans Day Carol - Trad. arr Rutter

Sir Christemas - Mathias

The Virgin Mary has a baby boy - arr. Runswick

Go tell it on the mountain - arr. Runswick

Plus audience carols

 

Saturday May 14th 2016

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

Gloria – Poulenc

Give unto the Lord – Elgar

Insanae et vanae curae – Haydn

Three Frank Sinatra songs (I got you under my skin, The lady is a tramp, New York New York)

Medley from Jekyll and Hyde the musical

Annie’s Song

Three songs after Eva Cassidy (Over the rainbow, Autumn leaves, Wade in the water)

A flower remembered (Rutter)

Beach Boys Medley

 

Saturday December 19th 2015

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

Balsham singers 20th Anniversary Christmas concert will feature;

Brahms - How lovely are thy dwellings fair

Handel - Excepts from Messiah

Vivaldi - Gloria

and other seasonal pieces

Saturday May 16th 2015

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

Balsham singers 20th Anniversary Spring concert will feature;

Parry’s “I was Glad”

Handel’s “Four Coronation Anthems”

Rutter’s “The Sprig of Thyme”

Fauré’s “Cantique de Jean Racine”

For this special occasion we will be accompanied by a small string & woodwind ensemble and organ.

Saturday December 20th 2014

Balsham singers Christmas concert

Te Deum – John Rutter

O Lord, the maker of all things – William Mundy 

The Glory of Love – Billy Hill 

Counting up my toes – David Cullen

A Little Jazz Mass – Bob Chilcott

Shepherd’s Pipe Carol – Words and Music John Rutter

O Holy Night – Adolphe Adam arr. Dudley Buck

Still, Still, Still – German Carol arr. Philip Ledger

Gloucestershire Wassail – English traditional carol arr. Ralph Vaughan-Williams

A merry Christmas – Traditional West country carol arr. Arthur Warrell

 

Saturday July 26th 2014

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

"Viva La Musica, the sequel" - four of John's choirs came together for a choral extravaganza.

Viva la musica - Erod

Hail Holy Queen (from Sister Act) - arr. Shaiman

Medley from The Lion King - Elton John & Tim Rice, arr. Brymer

My heart will go on (Titanic) - Horner arr. Shaw

Skyfall - Paul Epworth and Adele Adkins, arr. JPC

Best of Bond - Norman, Barry, McCartney, Conti, Bricusse & Newley, Leeson, Black

 

 

Saturday May 17th 2014

Holy Trinity Church, Balsham 7.30 p.m.

"The West End comes to Balsham"

Medley from "Chicago" - Kander and Ebb, arr. JPC

Rule the world - Owen, Barlow, Orange and Donald, arr. JPC

Make you feel my love - Bob Dylan

Skyfall - Paul Epworth and Adele Adkins, arr. JPC

Eleanor Rigby and Let it Be - Lennon and McCartney, arr, Jeremy Birchall

Choral medley from "Wicked" - Stephen Schwartz

My House and When I grow up from "Matilda the Musical" - Tim Minchin

Bacharach Medley - Burt Bacharach and Hal David, arr. JPC

You raise me up - Brendan Graham and Rolf Lovland, arr. Hussey

 

 

Saturday 21st  December 2013

Balsham church 7.30pm

"Christmas with the Balsham Singers"

Gloria festiva - Crocker

Steal away - arr. JPC 

Have yourself a merry little Christmas - arr. JPC

Viva la musica - Erod

Selected choruses from the "Messiah" - Handel

Star Carol - Rutter 

Candlelight Carol - Rutter

A child is born in Bethlehem - Archer

Santa baby - Javits and Springer

 

Friday 19th July 2013

St James Church, Wulfstan Way, Cambridge

 "Viva La Musica"  - a choral extravaganza featuring the Balsham Singers, Magog Singers, Guest Singers and St James Church Choir.

Gloria Festiva - Crocker
Viva la musica - Erod
All ye who music love - Donato
Londonderry Air - arr. Chilcott
Skimbleshanks - Lloyd Webber arr. Cullen Three songs from "Les Miserables" -
Boublil & Schonberg arr. Crookall plus music from other choirs

 

Sat 19th May 2013:

Jubilate Deo - Britten
Ave verum - Elgar (in memory of Revd. Francis Woolley) Rhythm of Life -
Coleman Little Organ Mass - Haydn Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats - Lloyd
Webber Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat - Lloyd Webber Memory - Lloyd Webber
Five Mystical Songs - Vaughan-Williams