Past Performances 1981 - 1985

(In reverse date order)

Monday 23rd December 1985

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERT
Including performances by "Festive Brass"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: David Poulter


Thursday 19th December 1985

Royal Albert Hall, London
Handel "The Messiah"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Alison Pearce
Contralto: Penelope Walker
Tenor: Peter Bamber
Bass: Stuart Fordyce
With Maidstone Symphony Orchestra


Saturday 30th November 1985

St.Johns (R.C.) Church, Gravesend
Elgar "The Dream of Gerontius"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Mezzo-Soprano: Susan Tyrell
Tenor: David Johnston
Bass-Baritone: Glyn Davenport
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 6th July 1985

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Kodaly "Missa Brevis"
Rossini "Petite Messe Solennelle"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Fiona Dobie
Mezzo-Soprano: Linda Strachan
Tenor: Charles Corp
Bass-Baritone: Henry Herford
Organ: David Poulter
Piano: Tom Dodd
Harmonium: David Poulter


Saturday 11th May 1985

Rochester Cathedral
Burgon "Revelations"
Handel "Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne"
(National Federation of Music Societies)
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Caroline Friend
Tenor: Niel Mackie
Baritone: Brian Rayner-Cook
Soprano: Kathleen Livingstone
Counter-Tenor: Michael Lees


Saturday 30th March 1985

St.Johns (R.C.) Church, Gravesend
Bach "Magnificat"
Purcell "Come ye sons of art"
Handel "Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Sally de Frates
Counter-Tenor: Kenneth Stiles
Counter-Tenor: Ian Thompson
Tenor: Nicholas Heath
Bass: Brian White


Saturday 26th January 1985

St.Johns (R.C.) Church, Gravesend
Brahms "A German Requiem"
Elgar "The Music Makers"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Julie Kennard
Mezzo-Soprano: Susan Tyrell
Baritone: Robert Carpenter-Turner
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Wednesday 19th December 1984

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERT
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Sally de Frates
Organ: David Poulter


Sunday 1st July 1984

Woodville Halls, Gravesend
Elgar Howarth "Processional Fanfare No.1"
Anon "Sonata from 'Die Bäukelsäugerlieder'"
Gabrieli "Canzon Per Sonare"
Britten "Rejoice in the Lamb"
Salzedo "Divertimento"
Speer "Two Sonatas for Three Trombones"
Gabrieli "Canzon Septimi Toni No.1"
Bernstein "Chichester Psalms"
Rutter "Gloria"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Brass Ensemble: David Andrews, David Bourne, Ray Jones, Keith Woodger, David Harris, Steven Seeds, Steve Gibbs, Roger Graham
Organ: David Poulter
Harp: Rowena Wilkinson
Percussion: Diana Gentry, Jonathan Vincent
With dancers from Northfleet Grammar School, Northfleet School for Girls, and Cobham Hall School.


Saturday 7th April 1984

Gravesend Methodist Church
Bach "St.Matthew Passion"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Evangelist: Nigel Robson
Christus: Brian White
Soprano: Susan Mason
Contralto: Denise Hector
Tenor: Alan Rankin-Crooks
Bass: Richard Wigmore
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Monday 19th December 1983

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERT
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Trumpet: Paul Beniston
Organ: David Poulter


Saturday 26th November 1983

St.John's (R.C.) Church, Gravesend
CIVIC CONCERT in the presence of His Worship The Mayor
Mendelssohn "Elijah"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Jane Whitehead
Contralto: Margaret Cameron
Tenor: Gareth Roberts
Baritone: Robert Carpenter-Turner
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 2nd July 1983

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Coleridge Taylor "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast"
Elgar "Sea Pictures" - excerpts ("Sea Slumber Song", "Where Corals Lie")
Elgar "The Music Makers"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Contralto: Hyacinth Nicholls
Tenor: Rodney Ricketts
Organ: Ross Anderson


Saturday 26th March 1983

Gravesend Methodist Church
Handel "The Messiah"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Lucinda Houghton
Contralto: Hyacinth Nicholls
Tenor: Richard Day-Lewis
Bass: Martin Wright
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 29th January 1983

St.John's (R.C.) Church, Gravesend
Verdi "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Janice Chapman
Mezzo-Soprano: Angela Hickey
Tenor: Donald Pilley
Bass: John Hancorn
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Monday 20th December 1982

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERT
Conductor: Alan Vincent
With Eynsford Concert Band (Conductor: Robin O'Connell)
Including: Vincent "Make we joy now in this feast"
Clarinet: Maurice Cody
Organ: Tom Deakin


Saturday 13th November 1982

Cobham Parish Church
English Church Music
(Programme as for 3rd July 1982)
Conductor: Alan Vincent


Wednesday 13th October 1982

Holy Trinity Church, Maidstone
English Church Music
(Programme as for 3rd July 1982)
Conductor: Alan Vincent


Saturday 3rd July 1982

Gravesend Methodist Church
English Church Music
Gibbons "O clap your hands"
Tomkins "When David heard"
Purcell "O sing unto the Lord"
Karg-Elert "O Gott du frommer Gott" (Organ Solo)
Karg-Elert "Marche triomphale nun danket" (Organ Solo)
Boyce "I have surely built thee an house"
Wesley "Ascribe unto the Lord"
Messiaen "Les enfants de Dieu" (Organ Solo)
Mushel "Toccata" (Organ Solo)
Stanford "Beati Quorum Via"
Wood "Hail Gladdening Light"
Ireland "Greater love hath no man"
Parry "I was glad when they said unto me"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Counter-Tenor: Graham Soar
Organ: David Poulter


Sunday 4th April 1982

Woodville Halls, Gravesend

EYNSFORD CONCERT BAND (Conductor: Robin O'Connell)
Souza "King Cotton"
Jacob "Original Suite"
Grainger "Shepherds Hey"
Ivanov "Caucasian Sketches"
Kabalevsky "Comedians Gallop"

GRAVESHAM CHORAL SOCIETY
Orff "Carmina Burana"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Jacquelyn Fugelle
Counter-Tenor: Graham Soar
Baritone: Robert Carpenter-Turner
With St.George's School Junior Choir (Director: Tom Dodd)
And dancers from Hextable School, Northfleet School for Girls, Walderslade School for Girls, and Rainham School for Girls


Saturday 19th December 1981

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERT
Including, Britten "A Ceremony of Carols"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: David Poulter


Saturday 14th November 1981

Gravesend Methodist Church
Haydn "The Creation"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Tenor: Michael Bulman
Baritone: Peter Savidge
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 11th July 1981

Gravesend Methodist Church
Purcell "Welcome to all the pleasures"
Wesley "The Wilderness"
Boyce "The Shepherd's Lottery" (Four short movements for a String Ensemble)
Wesley "Ascribe unto the Lord"
Britten "St. Nicolas"
Conductor: David Goddard
Counter-Tenor: David Cordier
Tenor: Maldwyn Davies
Bass: Richard Paul
Organ: David Poulter
Piano Duet: Jane Hamilton, Tom Dodd
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Sunday 5th April 1981

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Bach "Christ Lay in Death's Dark Prison" (Cantata No.4)
Handel "Organ Concerto" in D Minor
Mozart "Requiem"
Conductor: David Goddard
Soprano: Elisabeth Clarke
Contralto: Fiona Whitelaw
Tenor: Trevor Mills
Bass: Benjamin Odom
Organ: David Poulter
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra