Simple Gifts

Music from America for choir and piano
by Copland, Carter, Barber, Thomson
Sunday November 26th 2017 6pm
The Moot Hall, Colchester

for more information email info@colchesterchamberchoir.org

In quires and places where they sing…

A weekend mini-tour round local churches with a programme of English sacred choral music.

Saturday 1st July 2017
2pm St Anne and St Laurence, Elmstead Market
7pm St Mary’s, Bures (in aid of Ferrier’s Barn Day Centre)

Sunday 2nd July 2017
2pm St Mary’s Kersey
5.30pm St Mary’s, Lawford

Song of Songs

SONG OF SONGS
Settings by Palestrina, Guerrero,
Victoria, Lassus and others with
jazz guitar improvisations by Chris Allard

7pm Sunday 19 March 2017
St Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall

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In Paradisum

Duruflé Requiem, Charpentier Messe des morts, Litanie de la Vierge, Poulenc, Litanies à la Vierge Noire

Sunday 13th November 2016 7pm
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

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A Musical Bestiary

Songs about the animal kingdom from
England, France, Germany and Italy

Sunday 19th June 2016 7pm
The Beth Chatto Gardens

Saturday 25th June 2016 7pm
Layer Marney Tower
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Stabat Mater

Music for Passiontide by Palestrina, Gesualdo, Lotti and Leo (Miserere)
Saturday 19th March 2016 7.30pm
St Teresa’s Church, Clairmont Road, Colchester
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Stille Nacht: a German Christmas

Carols and seasonal music by Brahms, Lassus, Mendelssohn, Praetorius, Reger, Scheidt and Sweelinck
Enjoy glühwein, stollen, lebküchen
Sunday 6th December 2015 6pm
Layer Marney Tower
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ROMAN RIVER MUSIC


DRAW ON SWEET NIGHT…
a short recital of music to end the day
Dvořák, Wilbye, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Kodaly
Thursday 24th September 2015 9pm
St Martin’s Church, West Stockwell Street, Colchester, CO1 1HN

THE GLORIES OF THE MOOT HALL ORGAN
Popular choir and organ works and two new prizewinning works written specially by local composers
with Tom Bell, organ
Sunday 27th September 2015 5pm
The Moot Hall, High Street, Colchester, CO1 1PJ

MIDSUMMER RECITALS


BENEATH THE GREEN TREES
midsummer music
inspired by nature
Dvořák, Wilbye, Mendelssohn,
Elgar and Saint-Saëns

Saturday 20th June 2015 6.30pm
The Place for Plants
East Bergholt CO7 6UP

Sunday 21st June 2015 3pm
St Peter’s Church
Boxted CO4 5SU

Sunday 21st June 2015 7pm
The Beth Chatto Gardens
Elmstead Market CO7 7DB

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When David Heard… music for a lost prince


A concert of music for choir and viols with works by Ramsey, Ward, Weelkes, Dering and Tomkins written to mark the untimely death of Henry, Prince of Wales in 1612.

Saturday 18th April 2015 7pm
St Peter’s Church
North Hill,
Colchester CO2 1PG

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