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Spring Concert - Petite Messe Solennelle

Saturday 25th March 2017 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for Brahms' German Requiem concert

Christmas Concert - Gloria

Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for December 3rd concert

Programme

Poulenc, FrancisGloria
Vivaldi, AntonioGloria in D

Come and Sing - Vivaldi's Gloria in D

Saturday 15th October 2016
St Mary's Church, Thorpe

Summer Trip to Cork

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th July 2016 - 7:30pm
St Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork, Republic of Ireland

Saturday - Afternoon Concert

Debussy, ClaudeTrois Chansons
Dunais, LionelLe Pont Mirabeau
Elgar, EdwardAs Torrents in Summer
Elgar, EdwardThe Shower
Finzi, GeraldMy Spirit Sang All Day
Jabar / ShefferIt's Raining Men
Mäntyjärvi, Jaakko Four Shakespeare Songs
Simon, PaulBridge over Troubled Water

Sunday - Choral Eucharist

Byrd, WilliamMass for 4 Voices
Fauré, GabrielCantique de Jean Racine
Monk, E.G.Psalms 15
Various Hymns

Sunday - Evensong

Tallis, ThomasMagnificat
Tallis, ThomasNunc Dimitis
Barahona, Juan Esquivel deVox clamatis in deserto
Smith, WilliamPreces and Responses
Walker, Fred.Psalm 81
Various Hymns

Summer Concert - Waterfalls

Saturday 2nd July 2016 - 7:30pm
The Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green
Poster for July 2nd concert

Programme

Dunais, LionelLe Pont Mirabeau
Elgar, EdwardAs Torrents in Summer
Elgar, EdwardThe Shower
Jabar / ShefferIt's Raining Men
Mäntyjärvi, Jaakko Four Shakespeare Songs
Redding / CropperSitting on the Dock of the Bay
Simon, PaulBridge over Troubled Water

Spring Concert - Spirits, Storms and Dragons

Saturday 19th March 2016 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for March 19th concert

Programme

Bach, J.S.Jesu Meine Freudes
Bach, J.S.Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden
Monteverdi, ClaudioBeatus Vir
Monteverdi, ClaudioChriste adoramus te
Pergolesi, GiovanniMagnificat

Christmas Concert - Yver

Saturday 5th December 2015 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for December 05th concert

Programme

Debussy, ClaudeTrois Chansons
Fauré, GabrielCantique de Jean Racine
Fauré, GabrielMesse Basse
Fauré, GabrielRequiem

Summer Concert

Saturday 20th June 2015 - 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
Poster for June 20th concert

Programme

Elgar, EdwardAs Torrents in Summer
Elgar, EdwardMy Love dwelt in a Nothern Land
Fauré, GabrielAprès un Rêve
Fauré, GabrielMai
Fauré, GabrielNocturne
Finzi, GeraldMy Spirit Sang All Day
Kosma & MercerAutumn Leaves
Mahler, GustavBlicke mir nicht in die Lieder
Mendelssohn, FelixDeparture

Spring Concert

Saturday 21st March 2015 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for March 21st concert

Programme

Bach, J.S.Christ lag in Todesbanden
Byrd, WilliamJustorum Animae
Handel, George FridericDixit Dominus
Purcell, HenryRemember not Lord
Purcell, HenryPavan of 4 parts (strings)

Christmas Concert

Saturday 29th November 2014 - 7:30pm
St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Egham Hythe
Poster for November 29th concert

Programme

BachChorale Prelude "Wachet Auf"
BrahmsTwo Songs (with viola) Op. 91
BrahmsHungarian Dances Nos. 1 & 3
BrittenTe Deum and Jubilate
LauridsenO Magnum Mysterium
MahlerThree Rückert Songs
PearsallIn Dulci Jubilo
PoulencHodie Christus Natus Est
PoulencO Magnum Mysterium
SchumannFairy-tale Picture Op. 113 No. 1
VictoriaO Magnum Mysterium

Eat Drink and be Merry

Saturday 5th July 2014 - 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
Poster for March 22nd concert

Programme

Gibbons, OrlandoThe Cries of London I
Weelkes, ThomasCome, Sirrah Jack, Ho
Bach, J.S.Coffee Cantata (Final Chorus)
Revenscroft, ThomasNew Oysters
Bratton, JohnTeddy Bears' Picnic
Thomas, FrancisThe Secret Lake - solo
ilbert / SullivanNow to the banquet we press
Holst, GustafBring Us In Good Ale
Haydn, JosephDie Beredsamkeit
Fischer, LudwigGerman Drinking Song - solo
Hanson / MozartEine Kleine Rabbelsmusik
Purcell, HenryThe Drunken Poet
TraditionalThe Parting Glass - solo
Gibbons, OrlandoThe Cries of London II

Laudamus

Saturday 22nd March 2014 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for March 22nd concert

Programme

HaydnSalve Regina in G minor (Hob.XXIIIb:2)
HaydnTe Deum in C(Hob.XXIIIc:2)
MozartKyrie in D minor (K.341)
PurcellTe Deum and Jubilate Deo in D (1694)

Ave

Saturday 30th November 2013 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for November 30th concert

Programme

BachLobet den Herrn
BrittenA Boy Was Born (opening theme)
BrittenA Boy Was Born (Jesu, as Thou art our Saviour)
BrittenHymn to the Virgin
JosquinAve Maria
McDowallO Oriens
MonteverdiAve Maris Stella
MonteverdiChristmas Vespers (Christe Redemptor)
MonteverdiChristmas Vespers (Confitebor tibi)
WeelkesTo Shorten Winter's Sadness

Escape to the Country

Saturday 29th June 2013 - 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
Poster for March 22nd concert

Programme

BachSheep May Safely Graze
Burns, RobertCa' the Yowes tai the Knows - solo
Elgar, Sir EdwardMy Love Dwelt in a Northern Land
Farmer, JohnFair Phyllis I Saw
Harrison, Annie FortescueIn the Gloaming - trio
Holt, McGhee & KingChick, Chick Chicken
Martin, EasthopeCome to the Fair
Mendelssohn, FelixDeparture
Stanford, Sir Charles VilliersThe Bluebird
TraditionalShe Moved Through the Fair - solo
TraditionalWaltzing Maltida
Traditional / HansonWidecombe Fair
Traditional / Ferguson / HansonThe Lark in the Clear Air
Warlock, PeterMy Own Country - solo

Spring Concert

Saturday 22nd March 2013 - 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Thorpe
Poster for Brahms' German Requiem concert

Christmas Concert

Saturday 1st December 2012 7:30pm
St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Egham Hythe
Poster for December 1st concert

Programme

AnonNowel Sing We
AnonLux Felgebit Hodie (Ambrosian Chant)
BrittenA Ceremony of Carols
ByrdHodie Christus Natus est
CorneliusThree Persian Kings
McDowallA Fancy of Folksongs
ParsonsAve Maria
TallisO Nata lux

A Song For All Seasons

Saturday 30th June 2012 - 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
Poster for June 30th concert

Programme

Weelkes, ThomasTo Shorten Winter's Sadness
Britten, BenjaminIn Freezing Winter Night
Purcell, HenryWhat ho! What ho!
Morley, ThomasNow is the Month of Maying
Thomas, FrancisVer - solo
Fauré, GabrielMai
Morley, ThomasIt was a Lover and his Lass
Bennett, JohnAll Creatures Now
Elgar, EdwardAs Torrents in Summer
Gershwin, GeorgeSummertime - solo
Anon c. 1310Sumer is icumen in
Haydn, JosephJoyful the Liquor Flows
Kosma, JosephAutumn Leaves
Mendelssohn, FelixHerbstlied - duet

Spring Concert

Saturday 17th March 2012 - 7:30pm
St Paul's, Egham Hythe

Programme

Duruflé, MauriceRequiem
Haydn, JosephInsanæ et vanæ curæ

Magnificat

Saturday 3rd December 2011 7:30pm
St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Egham Hythe
Poster for December 3rd concert

Programme

Redford, JohnRejoyce in the Lord alway
Tallis, ThomasMagnificat in Dorian mode
Tallis, ThomasVeni Redemptor 1 and 2
Tallis, ThomasNunc Dimittis in Dorian mode
Praetorius, JakobMagnificat Secundi Toni
Monteverdi, ClaudioMagnificat à 6
Howells, HerbertMagnificat Collegium Regale
Bach, J.S.Meine Seele erhebt den Herren
Howells, HerbertNunc Dimittis Collegium Regale
Finzi,GeraldIn Terra Pax

Draw on Sweet Night

Saturday 9th July 2011 - 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
Poster for July 9th concert

Programme

Bennett, Richard RodneyA Good Night
Brahms, JohannesLullaby
Britten, BenjaminCradle Song for Eleanor
Ellington, DukeI'm beginning to see the light
Fauré, GabrielAprès un Rève
Fauré, GabrielNocturne
Mahler, GustavIch bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Molloy, JamesLove's Old Sweet Song
Moss, KatieThe Floral Dance
Mozart / HansonEine Kleine Rabbelsmusik
Traditional / ChilcottBuffalo gals
Vautor, ThomasSweet Suffolk Owl
Wolf, HugoAn den Schlaf
Vaughan Williams, RalphThe Infinite Shining Heavens
Wilbye, JohnDraw on, Sweet Night

Spring Concert

Saturday 26th March 2011 7:30pm
The Assumption of our Lady, Englefield Green
Poster for December 3rd concert

Programme

Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusVesperae Solennes de Confessore
Haydn, Franz JosephDer Zerstreute

To Shorten Winter's Sadness

Sunday 28th November 2010 - 7:30pm
St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Egham Hythe
Poster for November 29th concert

Programme

BrittenJubilate in C
BrittenTe Deum
Clemens non PapaAgnus Dei (arr: Robert Hanson)
JosquinAgnus Dei
FinziMy Spirit Sang all Day (words: Robert Bridges)
MattiasSir Christèmas
PurcellMagnificat in G Minor
PurcellNunc Dimittis in G Minor
WeelkesAgnus Dei

An Evening On The Water

Saturday 10th July 2010 7:30pm
The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe
2010 Summer Concert Poster

Programme

Vaughan Williams, RalphThe Lover's Ghost
Gibbons, OrlandoThe Silver Swan
Stanford, Charles VilliersThe Bluebird
Bridge, John FrederickThe Goslings
Traditional / HansonThe Drunken Sailor
Traditional / HansonBlow The Man Down
Ravenscroft / HansonNew Oysters
Whitworth, JohnThe Mermaid
Tippett, MichaelDeep River
Vaughan Williams, RalphSpring Time Of The Year
Delius, FrederickTo Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Glover-Kind / CarterI Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside
Elgar, EdwardAs Torrents in Summer

Christmas Concert

Sunday 29th November 2009 - 7:30pm
St Peters Church, Laleham Road, Staines

Poster for November 29th concert

Programme

Peace On Earth

Sunday 13th December 2009 - 3:30pm
The Assumption of our Lady, Englefield Green

Programme

The Egham Royal Show

Saturday 29th August 2009 12.00 noon

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Members of the Hythe Singers put on two performances at the Egham Royal Show in August 2009. We had a captive audience as the Live Music tent was also a beer tent and we were the first to perform!

Our repertoire was principally taken from our Summer concert:

Saturday 11th July 2009 7.30pm
The Hythe Community Centre, Egham Hythe TW18 3HD

The Grand Tour

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Poster for July 11th concert


Saturday 21st March 2009 7.30pm
St. John's Church, Manor Farm Lane, Egham TW20 9HL

The Hythe Singers, Musical Director Robert Hanson
"In Harmony"

In aid of St. John's Church Capital 100 Challenge

The Players: Violin 1: Sophia Bartlette, Violin 2: Anna Giddey, Viola 1: Rosalind Hanson, Viola 2: Sharada Mack
Cello: Joe Giddey, Double Bass: Jasmine Colman, Organ: Andrew Tait, Harp: Sally Pryce, Oboe: Neil Black
Tenor: John Upperton

Carol singing in Windsor Shopping Centre Saturday 20th December 2008.
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Saturday 31st January 2009 10.30am-3.30pm
Vocal Workshop held at the Hythe Centre.

An exploration of vocal technique using music from this term's repertoire.
Led by Bob Hanson and Patricia Williams.

Some of our members sang Faur's Requiem as part of a Catholic Mass, first in St. John of Rochester, Egham Hythe, on Sunday evening 16th November 2008, and then on Saturday 22nd November 2008 for The Guild of Our Lady of Ransom at the St Anselm and St Cecilia Catholic Church in Kingsway, Holborn.
3.30pm Sunday 14th December 2008
Christmas Gifts - Music for the festive season
The Church of the Assumption, Harvest Road, Englefield Green, TW20 0QR, near Staines

The Hythe Singers, Musical Director Robert Hanson
and St. Cuthbert's School Choir, Musical Director Brdn Mills
The Players:
Adam Barker - Violin 1    Rosalind Hanson - Violin 2    Joe Giddey - Cello
Andrew Tait - Keyboard    Hamish Dustagheer - Organ


Programme:
The Hythe Singers     Singt ihr Lieben Christen all - Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
The Hythe Singers, St. Cuthbert's Choir and the Players Christmas Gifts - Robert Hanson (adapted from "The Poor Man's Christmas")
The Hythe Singers, St. Cuthbert's Choir and the audience In the bleak mid-winter - Words by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894), Music by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
The Hythe Singers The Blessed Son of God/No sad thought his soul affright, two choruses from the Christmas Cantata "Hodie" by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
The Hythe Singers, Soprano Solo Becky Philpott Magnificat - Avro Prt (born 1935)
The Players Trio Sonata No. 1 in F Major - Grave, Allegro, Adagio, Allegro, by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
St. Cuthbert's Choir African Crib Carol (from 3 Christmas Carols) - F. Roy Bennett
The Hythe Singers The First Snow of the Year - Neil Hawes (first performance)
The Hythe Singers Ave Maria - Josquin des Prez (c.1450-1521)
The Hythe Singers, St. Cuthbert's Choir and the audience Good King Wenceslas - Words by John Mason Neale (1818-1866), Music from Piae Cantiones (1582)
The Hythe Singers and the Players, Soprano solo Rebecca Scott-Saunders Confitebor tibi Domine/Christe Redemptor omnium from Christmas Vespers by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
The Hythe Singers, St. Cuthbert's Choir and the Players Christmas Everywhere - Robert Hanson (adapted from "The Poor Man's Christmas")
The Hythe Singers, St. Cuthbert's Choir, the Players and the audience O come all ye faithful - John Francis Wade (1711-1786)
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