Burghley Voices
A chamber choir, based in Stamford, Lincs, UK

Cry 'God for Harry, England & St George!'


English music for St George on 24th April, at St. George's Church, Stamford


Poster | Programme

Burghley Voices presents
a concert of English choral music for St George
Saturday 24th April 19.30 at St George’s Church, Stamford

Programme devised and conducted by Fergus Black

A Selection of unaccompanied English Choral Music
Sumer is icomen in – English 13th Century
The Agincourt song – English 15th Century
Never weather-beaten sail – Thomas Campion (1567 – 1620)
Sing we and chant it – Thomas Morley (1557 or 1558 – 1602)
The silver swan – Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)
In these delightful groves – Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
The long day closes – Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842 – 1900)
Burghley Voices

Tarantella – William Henry Squire (1871 – 1963)
Lucy-Rose Graham (cello)
Barbara Tomlinson (piano)

Tuba Tune – Craig Sellar Lang (1891 - 1971)
William Fox (organ)

The Banner of St George, Op. 33 – Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934)
Scene I
Burghley Voices
Helen Didsbury (soprano)
Paul Parsons (organ)

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INTERVAL
wine and soft drinks available (donation)
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The Banner of St George
Scene II and Epilogue (March)

Skip’s Dance – Richard Rodney Bennett (b.1936)
Lucy-Rose Graham and William Fox (piano duet)

Choral Song and Fugue – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810 – 1876)
Paul Parsons (organ)

Rule Britannia – Thomas Augustine Arne (1710 – 1778)
Helen Didsbury (soprano)
This England (John O’Gaunt’s verse) – Hubert Parry (1848–1918)
Jerusalem – Parry
Burghley Voices
Paul Parsons (organ)
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Burghley Voices

SOPRANOS
Dot Bassett
Judy Blakeborough
Penny Cooper
Morwenna Corbett
Helen Didsbury
Pamela Oldreive
Sarah Pointon

ALTOS
Helen Black
Rosamund Ochala-Greenough
Fiona Radic
Barbara Tomlinson

TENORS
Jeremy Cooper
Julian Kelsey
Peter Godkin

BASSES
Bartosz Drzewiecki
Mike King
Ian Leech
Phil McCrone
Simon Tuck

CONDUCTOR
Fergus Black