Past Concerts

There have been many concerts over the 20 years of our existence. Only concerts from 2023 onwards are here. Older Concerts are now on a separate page.

2023   2024

Concert Thirty Six was a return to St.Paul’s Church, Cheltenham on Sunday 19th March 2023
We were pleased to welcome some new friends and family with tea and cake, with a programme “on our travels”:
Malcolm Arnold: Cornish Dance no.1 Lyndon Hilling: Midsummer Meadow Suite
Colin Touchin: The Legend of Yao  Colin Touchin: Manchester Welcome
Moszkowski:Germany from 3 Pieces from Foreign Parts Op.23 arr. Sheila Richards  
The chamber orchestra also played two movements from Albinoni’s Concerto in C Op.9 no. 9, and Andrew Challinger’s “Replay”
Concert Thirty Seven was a return visit to Christ Church, Cheltenham, on 19th November 2023. The group made full use of the church layout, to enjoy playing in 3 distanced choirs for the opening piece, and putting the chamber group in unusual settings. We premiered three pieces, two by a current member.
Ad Te Levavi Oculos Meos (Trombetti)
Two Pieces from Foreign Parts (Moszkowski arr. S.Richards)
Manchester Welcome (Colin Touchin)
The Circularity of Becoming (Elizabeth King)
Picton (Lyndon Hilling)
The Legend of Yao (trad. arr. Touchin)
The Chamber Orchestra also performed
Song of the Sea Morgans (Elizabeth King)
Wallingford Suite (John Hawkes)
Concert Thirty Eight  took place, as part of the Frome Festival, in Christ Church, Frome, on 7th July 2024. Once again we included a three-choir piece, and featured a new piece by one of our members.
Canzon Quarti Toni a 15 (Giovanni Gabrieli)
The Elf Lord’s Lament (Elizabeth King)
O Mater Mundi (Mundy, arr. Marshall)
Two Pieces for Miss Dickinson (Steve Marshall)
Fantasia (Eileen Silcocks)
Celebration (Soren Sieg)
The Chamber Orchestra also performed:
Who Master is in Musickes art (Anon)
Nuclei (Marcus Rock)