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St James's Church, Piccadilly, November 2016 













Piano duet - Aleksander Szram, Leo Nicholson



      Bach's St John Passion
      St James's Church Piccadilly, March 2016
  
      Meridian Chamber Orchestra
       Evangelist - Neil Jenkins
       Christ - Michael Bundy

       Soprano - Rowan Pierce       Mezzo - Rosanna Cooper
       Tenor - Jon English              Bass - Nicholas Morton





    A Christmas Celebration
    An evening of carols, candlelight and festive readings
    St Mary's Church, Stoke Newington      December 2015

    Conductor Richard Jenkinson
    Organ - Colin Stuart     Soprano - Kirsty McLean



 






















 





















        
Fanfare for Christmas 
  
   
Carols and Festive Music in aid of Phab

St James's Church, Piccadilly             December 2015

Conductor Richard Jenkinson
Organ - Colin Stuart
Soprano - Kirsty McLean 
Celebrity readers:  Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL, Anita Dobson, Shirley Anne Field,         
Mik Scarlet and Ed Stewart


 









  
   











          

Mostly Magnificats

 including music by Buxtehude, Pergolesi and Pachelbel
 
   St James's Church, Piccadilly    November 2015

   Meridian Ensemble led by George Clifford



   Mozart Mass in C minor
            Symphony No. 40 in G minor
            Misericordias Domini              
   St James's Church, Piccadilly    July 2015
   In celebration of 70 years of the London Orpheus Choir

   Meridian Sinfonia
   Sopranos - Lesley-Jane Rogers, Kirsty McLean
   Tenor - Neil Jenkins
   Baritone - Robert Clark
 








































  











        
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
    



Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks, Kent    April 2015
Piano - Marcus 
Andrews and AnthonyZerpa-Falcon           Harmonium - Christopher Harris
Soprano - Alessandra Testai       Mezzo-soprano - Virginia Stone
Tenor - John Upperton              Bass-baritone - Michael Bundy



   Haydn     Stabat Mater
   Bach       Missa Brevis in G minor
    St James's Church Piccadilly, Saturday 7th March 2015

    Richard Jenkinson - Conductor
    London Orpheus Orchestra - leader George Clifford
    Soprano - Gemma Summerfield   Mezzo Soprano - Katie Coventry
    Tenor - Peter Aisher                   Baritone - Nicholas Morton
    Continuo Organ - Ian le Grice


   Fanfare for Christmas
   Carols and Festive Music in aid of Phab
    St James's Church, Piccadilly             December 2014

    Richard Jenkinson - Conductor
    Organ - Ian le Grice
    Soprano - Kirsty McLean 
    Celebrity readers:  James Bolam MBE, Anita Dobson, Tobias Menzies, Sian Phillips MBE, 
    Ed Stewart and Finty Williams


   Handel  Dixit Dominus
                 Chandos Anthems 8 & 9
                 Sonata a Cinque
    St James's Church Piccadilly, Friday 14th November 2014

    Richard Jenkinson - Conductor
    London Orpheus Orchestra - leader George Clifford
    Soprano - Kirsty McLean   Mezzo Soprano - Bryony Purdue
    Tenor - Tom Drew             Baritone - Robert Clark
    Continuo Organ - Christopher Harris


   Beethoven's Choral Fantasia, Op 80
                        Mass in C, Op 86
                        Coriolan Overture, Op 62 
    St Johns, Smith Square, London, Saturday 28th June 2014

    with Meridian Voices and Kent Sinfonia
    Piano - Marcus Andrews
    Soprano - Hermione Wu        Alto - Katie Coventry
    Tenor - Matthew Pochin        Bass - Matt Buswell
This performance was given in memory of Shirley Manley, a generous benefactor and Friend of the choir, and of Margaret Deyes, who sang soprano with us for many years.

    Requiem by John Rutter 
 
    Chichester Psalms by Bernstein
    and music by Leighton and Elgar
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London May 2014 

    with the London Orpheus Ensemble
    Soprano - Kirsty McLean
    Mezzo Soprano - Bryony Purdue
    Baritone - George Clifford 


Brahms poster
   
    Brahms' Ein Deutches Requiem, Op 45 
       'St Anthony Chorale' Variations for Orchestra, Op 56a 

    Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks    April 2014

    with The Kent Chorus and The Meridian Sinfomia
    
    Soprano - Lesley-Jane Rogers
    Baritone - Christopher Foster

   Handel's Brockes Passion
   first performance of a new English language version edited by Neil Jenkins
    St James's Church, Piccadilly              February 2014

    Evangelist - Neil Jenkins           Jesus - Michael Bundy 
    Soprano - Bibi Heal                    Soprano - Rachel Shouksmith                
    Counter Tenor - Glenn Kesby    Tenor - Jon English
    Bass - Douglas Rice Bowen
    The London Orpheus Chamber Orchestra     Leader - George Clifford



    Fanfare for Christmas
    Carols and Festive Music in aid of Phab

    St James's Church, Piccadilly             December 2013

    Organ - Ian le Grice
    Celebrity readers:  June Whitfield CBE, Brian Murphy, Nerys Hughes, Paul Ritter, Ed Stewart




   Fauré Requiem 
   Vaughan Williams Mystical Songs
   Elgar Give unto the Lord


    St James's Church, Piccadilly              November 2013

    Baritone - Edward Grint            Soprano - Katherine Crompton
    Organ - Christopher Harris
       Violin - George Clifford


2013 Summer concert    Music for Voices, Brass and Organ
    Monteverdi Beatus Vir 
    Purcell Funeral Sentences 
    Parry I was glad  
    Gabrielli In Ecclesiis         and music by Rutter, Haydn and Schubert

     St Giles' Church, Cripplegate              June 2013
     with Chameleon Brass


    Bach Mass in B Minor
     A concert to celebrate the life of James Gaddarn 
     (London Orpheus Choir conductor 1952-2010)

     St John's Smith Square                      April 2013

    The London Orpheus Orchestra on period instruments
     Soprano - Jacqueline Pischorn            Soprano - Julia Weatherley
     Countertenor - Christopher Robson     Tenor - Michael Hart-Davis
     Bass - Ian Caddy
  
    Mozart Requiem
   Purcell Jubilate and Te Deum
    
    St James's Church, Piccadilly             February 2013

    The London Orpheus Orchestra
    Soloists from The Royal College of Music as part of the LOC Young Artists' Platform
    Soprano - Hannah Sandison            Mezzo-soprano - Angela Simkin
    Tenor - Peter Kirk                          Bass - Bradley Travis


Christmas 2012
    Fanfare for Christmas


     Carols and Festive Music in aid of Phab
    St James's Church, Piccadilly           December 2012
    
     organ - Ian le Grice
     Celebrity readers: Bernard Cribbins, Penelope Wilton, Christopher Timothy




Brahms 2012
    Brahms German Requiem
     Mendelssohn Four Sacred Partsongs
    Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

     St James's Church, Piccadilly              November 2012

     Piano duet - Marcus Andrews, Aleksander Szram
     Soprano - Lesley-Jane Rogers        Bass-baritone - Christopher Foster
    


Rossini 2012      Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle

      Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church    June 2012

      Piano - Marcus Andrews            Harmonium - Christopher Harris
      Soprano - Alessandra Testai       Mezzo-soprano - Virginia Stone
      Tenor - John Upperton              Bass-baritone - Michael Bundy




Belshazzar's Feast poster
   Walton Belshazzar's Feast
     Poulenc Gloria
    Debussy Prélude d'après-midi d'un faune
                                                    with Ealing Choral Society

     Queen Elizabeth Hall                        April 2012

     Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
 


Messiah 2012
   Handel Messiah

    St James's Church, Piccadilly            February 2012
    The London Orpheus Chamber Ensemble
    Soloists from RCM as part of the LOC Young Artists' Platform
    Soprano - Katherine Crompton    Counter-tenor - Rupert Enticknapp
    Tenor - Simon Chalfont-Gilkes    Bass - Morgan Pearse


Christmas 2011 poster
   
     Fanfare for Christmas
    Carols and Festive Music in aid of Phab

    St Peter's Church, Eaton Square            December 2011







Britten St Nicholas poster
      
Britten St Nicholas
     Vivaldi Gloria
     Handel Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened 

      St James's Church, Piccadilly                 November 2011

      London Orpheus Orchestra
      Piano duet - Marcus Andrews and Aleksander Szram
      Tenor - Jon English                      Organ - Christopher Harris
      with the choir of Tunbridge Wells Girls' Grammar School

June 2011 poster
      Cecilia McDowell A Fancy of Folk Songs
      John Rutter The Sprig of Thyme
     A summer medley of partsongs

      St Peter's Church, Eaton Square              June 2011





April 2011 poster
     Bach St John Passion

       St James's Church, Piccadilly                   April 2011