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PREVIOUS CONCERTS

1986


Saturday 29th November 1986

St. Andrew and St. George


Programme:

Messiah

G.F. Handel


Soloists:

Josephine McNally :

Soprano

Angus Davidson :

Alto

Mark Padmore :

Tenor

Simon Hannigan :

Bass

Cilla Dennis :

Organ


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Stephen Mould


Saturday 17th May 1986

St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage


Programme:

Caractacus

Edward Elgar


Soloists:

Julie Kennard :

Soprano

James Griffett :

Tenor

Christopher Keyte :

Instrument

Christopher Underwood :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 8th March 1986

Stevenage Leisure Centre, Stevenage

A Gala Concert


Programme:

Overture to Benvenuto Cellini

Berlioz

The Sorceror´s Apprentice

Paul Dukas

Polovtsian Dances
from Prince Igor

Borodin

Peter and the Wolf

Prokofiev

The Rio Grande

Constant Lambert

Grand March from Aida

Verdi


Soloists:

Richard Whitmore :

Narrator (Peter and the Wolf)

Maureen Neville :

Mezzo-Soprano

Michael Payne :

Piano


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1985


Saturday 9th November 1985

St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage


Programme:

The Creation

Haydn


Soloists:

Lesley Kitching :

Soprano

Alex Page :

Soprano

Mark Padmore :

tenor

Charles Gibbs :

bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 11th May 1985

St. Andrew and St. George, Stevenage


Programme:

Te Deum

Haydn

Stabat Mater

Dvorak


Soloists:

Una Barry :

Soprano

Alison Mary Sutton :

Contralto

Peter Bronder :

Tenor

Glyn Davenport :

Bass


Hitchin Symphony Orchestra
Conductor : Paul Adrian Rooke

Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 2nd February 1985

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

A Gala Concert


AUTHORS NOTE: This concert was only performed by the Symphony Orchestra (and so forms no part of this Choral section Archive).


1984


Saturday 24th November 1984

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Mass in A flat

Schubert

Hodie (This Day)

R. Vaughan Williams


Soloists:

Geraldine wells :

Soprano

Joyce Ellis :

Contralto

Mark Tucker :

Tenor

Graham Trew :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 19th May 1984

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Intimations of Immortality

G. Finzi

Carmina Burana

Carl Orff


Soloists:

Charles Corp :

Tenor

Moira Knight :

Soprano

Peter Hall :

Tenor

Robert Carpenter Turner :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 31st March 1984

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Symphony No. 2 (The Resurrection)

Gustav Mahler


Soloists:

Maureen Neville :

Soprano

Shirley Minty :

Contralto


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1983


Saturday 19th November 1983

St. George´s Church


Programme:

St. John Passion

J.S. Bach


Soloists:

Anna Bernardin :

Soprano

Richard Cunningham :

Counter Tenor

James Griffett :

Tenor

Jolyon Dodgson :

Bass Baritone

Christopher Underwood :

Baritone


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 21st May 1983

St. George´s Church


Programme:

The Dream of Gerontius

Edward Elgar


Soloists:

Gwyneth Griffiths :

Contralto

Kenneth Bowen :

Tenor

Christopher Keyte :

Baritone


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1982


Saturday 20th November 1982

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Cantata No. 70
(Watch Ye, Pray Ye)

J.S.Bach

Symphony of Psalms

Stravinsky

Mass in C

Beethoven


Soloists:

Julie Kennard :

Soprano

Jean Temperley :

Mezzo-Soprano

Peter Richfield :

tenor

Michael George :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 22nd May 1982

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

Mendelssohn

Symphonic Poem "Tintagel"

Arnold Bax

A Sea Symphony

R. Vaughan Williams


Soloists:

Maureen Neville :

Soprano

Glyn Davenport :

Baritone


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1981


Saturday 21st November 1981

St. George´s Church


Programme:

St. Paul

Mendelssohn


Soloists:

Angela Bostock :

Soprano

Susan Anderson :

Contralto

Ronald Murdock :

Tenor

William Young :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 9th May 1981

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Requiem Mass

Dvorak


Soloists:

Hilary Thomas :

Soprano

Anne Mason :

Mezzo-Soprano

James Griffett :

Tenor

Norman Welsby :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1980


Saturday 13th December 1980

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Coronation Mass, K317

Mozart

Rejoice in the Lamb, Op 30

Benjamin Britten

Welcome, Child of Mary

Elizabeth Poston


Soloists:

Angela Beale :

Soprano

Gwyneth Griffiths :

Mezzo Soprano

Edgar Thomas :

Tenor

Malcolm Singer :

Bass

Malcolm Hicks :

Organ


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 10th May 1980

St. George´s Church


Programme:

The Kingdom, Op. 51

Edward Elgar


Soloists:

Julie Kennard :

Soprano (The Blessed Virgin)

Penelope Walker :

Contralto (Mary Magdealene)

Michael Goldthorpe :

Tenor (St. John)

Michael George :

Bass (St. Peter)


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


1979


Saturday 15th December 1979

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Fantasia on the "Alleluia" Hymn

Gordon Jacob

The hymn of Jesus

Gustav Holst

Song of Destiny

Brahms

Te deum

Anton Bruckner


Soloists:

Stacey Almond :

Soprano

Janice Hooper-Roe :

Contralto

Anthony Attwell :

Tenor

Glyn Davenport :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield


Saturday 19th May 1979

St. George´s Church


Programme:

Missa Solemnis Op. 123

Beethoven


Soloists:

Iris Dell´Acqua :

Soprano

Marie Lloyd Davies :

Contralto

James Griffett :

Tenor

John Noble :

Bass


Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor : Peter Wigfield