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Concert in aid of the Colchester Samaritans

Sunday, 12th July 2009 at 6:30pm

Music for a Summer's Evening

The Kelvedon Singers accompanied by Penelop Marsden
Musical Director: Christopher Phelps

at Church of St.Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall, Essex

The Programme
The Animal Kingdom 
  • El Grillo (The Cricket)
  • The Silver Swan
  • Sweet Suffolk Owl
Josquin des Prés (c1440-1521)
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Thomas Vautor (fl.1582-1619)
Three Selected SongsEdward Elgar (1857-1934)
  • As torrents in summer
  • Spanish Serenade
  • My love dwelt in a northern land
Two G&S Choruses words - W S Gilbert (1836-1911)
music - Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
  • I have a song to sing, O - from "Yeomen of the Guard"
  • Brightly dawns our wedding day - from "The Mikado"
Three English Folk SongsAlan Bullard (b.1947)
  • The Brisk Young Widow
  • The Willow Song
  • Cob a coalin'
~ ~ ~ INTERVAL ~ ~ ~
Selection from "Die Fledermaus"
music by Johann Strauss (1825-1899) arr. John Sacco
Two Folk Songs
My love is like a red, red rose
David of the white rock
Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway
A medley of 11 evergreen songs from 6 R&H musicals
from the ever dependable "Pink Book"
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Tea for Two
Thomas "Fats" Waller
Vincent Youmans
. . . and finally - a showstopper from "Sweet Charity"
The Rhythm of Life
Cy coleman arr. Richard Barnes
Solos performed by:
Barbara Astell, John Clibbens, Linda Hart, Celia Edey, Sue Edwards, Wendy Hildreth, Henry Maitland, Andrew Marsden, Sean Moriarty and Rachel Smith

Tickets £14. Savoury eats and bucks fizz will be served during the interval. "Sweet delights" and coffee or tea will be served after the concert.

Tickets may be purchased in advance but will also be available on the door.