Past Performances 2001 - 2006

(In reverse date order)

Wednesday 20th - Thursday 21st December 2006

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Christmas Carol Concerts
Including - "Song of the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ" by Charpentier
Soprano: Eileen Bentley
Alto: Heather Pickering
Baritone: John Harding
"Remember O Thou Man" Composed by Alan Vincent and dedicated to Gravesham Choral Society


Saturday 19th November 2006

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Haydn - "Maria Theresa Mass"
Finzi - "God is gone up", "Magnificat", "Dies Natalis"
Soprano: Sophie Bevan
Mezzo Soprano: Andrea Hazell
Tenor: Timothy Hamilton
Bass: Julian Hubbard
Organist: Geoffrey Lester
Conductor: Alan Vincent


Saturday 1st July 2006

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Rossini Messe Solennelle
Soprano: Emily Ward
Mezzo Soprano: Tania Williams
Tenor: Jeff Stewart
Bass: Simon Thorpe
Piano: Roger Harris
Organist: Geoffrey Lester
Conductor: Alan Vincent


Saturday 6th May 2006

Rochester Cathedral, Rochester
Mozart Celebration Concert with Emma Kirkby
Solemn Vespers
Exsultate Jubliate
Great Mass in C Minor
Sopranos: Emma Kirkby, Sophie Bevan
Mezzo Soprano: Katherine Lewis
Tenor: Nathan Vale
Bass: Julian Hubbard
Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra
Conductor: Alan Vincent


Saturday 18th March 2006

Methodist Church, Gravesend
Bach "Magnificat"
Poulenc "Gloria"
Conductor: Alan Vincen


Wednesday 21st December and Thursday 22nd December 2005

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Carol Concerts
Conductor : Alan Vincent
Organist: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 19th November 2005

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Tippet "5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'"
Vincent "Magnificat"
Rutter "Gloria"
Featuring Jubilate Brass
Organ: Geoffrey Lester
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Sopranos: Joanna Shaw, Carol Chopourian
Alto: Erica Blaney
Tenor: David Clark


Saturday 2nd July 2005

St. George's Church, Gravesend
Kodaly "Missa Brevis"
Purcell "Rejoice in the Lord Alway"
Tomkins "When David heard"
Stanford "Beati quorum via"
Handel "Zadok the priest"
Parry "I was glad when they said unto me"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Sopranos: Eileen Bentley, Judy Burrows, Joanna Shaw
Mezzo Soprano: Erica Blaney
Tenor: David Clark
Bariton: Steven Doerr
Featuring: Fleuri Baroque Ensemble
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 7th May 2005

St. George's Centre Chatham Maritime
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies "The Kestrel Road"
Constant Lambert "Rio Grande"
Carl Orff "Carmina Burana"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Ildikó Allen
Tenor: Huw Rhys-Evans
Bariton: Owen Gilhooly
Alto: Erica Blaney
Pianists: Marion Whitehead, Roger Harris
Semi-Chorus: Bexley Intermediate Choir
Percussion: Joe Mathers, Graham Mann, Henry Beldwin, James Godfrey, Rick Elsworth


Saturday 29th January 2005

Gravesend Methodist Church
Haydn "Creation"


Saturday 20th November 2004

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Charpentier "Te Deum"
Handel "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Alison Smart
Mezzo soprano: Zoe South
Tenor: Nathan Vale
Bass: Julian Hubbard
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 26th June 2004

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Vivaldi "Gloria"
Fauré "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Ruth Warren
Mezzo soprano: Zoe South
Baritone: Julian Hubbard
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 8th May 2004

Rochester Cathedral
Beethoven "Missa Solemnis"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Elaine McKrill
Mezzo soprano: Tania Williams
Tenor: Robin Green
Bass: Simon Thorpe
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 31st January 2004

Gravesend Methodist Church
INSTANT CONCERT
Mozart "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Vicky Hemmings
Contralto: Erica Blaney
Tenor: David Clark
Bass: John Harding
Organ: Geoffrey Lester
Soloists and Choir also trained in a masterclass by Mary King of English National Opera


Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th December 2003

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERTS
Including Berlioz "The Shepherd's Farewell" and Finzi "In Terra Pax"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 15th November 2003

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Bernstein "Chichester Psalms"
Bruckner "Mass No.2 in E Minor"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Treble: Alexander Stiggear
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 28th June 2003

St.George's Maritime Centre, Chatham Maritime
Bizet "Carmen"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Piano: Roger Harris
Semi-staged condensed performance with Mantissa Opera


Saturday 10th May 2003

Rochester Cathedral
Handel "Solomon"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Patrizia Kwella (First Woman and Queen of Sheba)
Mezzo soprano: Christina Wilson (Second Woman)
Counter tenor: James Huw Jeffries (Solomon)
Tenor: Robin Green (Zadok)
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 1st February 2003

Gravesend Methodist Church
INSTANT CONCERT
Mozart "Exultate Jubilate" (Soprano soloist: Clare Graydon-James)
Haydn "Nelson Mass"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Clare Graydon-James
Contralto: Elizabeth Jenkins
Tenor: David Clark
Bass: John Harding
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th December 2002

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERTS
including Vaughan Williams "Fantasia on Christmas Carols" (Baritone: John Harding)
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 16th November 2002

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Pergolesi "Stabat Mater"
Purcell "Hear my prayer, O Lord"
Ireland "Greater love hath no man"
Vincent "Bring us O Lord God"
Rutter "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Alison Smart
Counter-tenor: James Huw Jeffries
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 29th June 2002

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Fauré "Cantique de Jean Racine"
Stanford "Justorum animae"
Stanford "Beati quorum via"
Stanford "Coelos ascendit"
Stanford "Prelude and Fugue in C Minor" (Organ Solo)
Solos for Mezzo-Soprano: - J S Bach "Bist du bei mir"
Fauré "En Prière"
Mozart "Laudamus te" (from "Great Mass" in C Minor)
Duruflé "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Mezzo-Soprano: Dawn Foxall
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 11th May 2002

Rochester Cathedral
Saint-Saëns "Symphony No.3 (Organ)"
Walton "Belshazzar's Feast"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: Roger Sayer
Baritone: Simon Thorpe
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 2nd February 2002

Gravesend Methodist Church
INSTANT CONCERT
Fauré "Requiem"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: Geoffrey Lester
Solos shared by members of Gravesham Choral Society after training in a masterclass: -
Sopranos: Judy Burrows/Helen Spencer ("Pie Jesu")
Baritone: John Harding ("Hostias")
Baritone: Stephen Doerr ("Libera Me")
Including Vocal workshop and solos by Tania Williams (Mezzo Soprano)


Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th December 2001

St.George's Church, Gravesend
TRADITIONAL CAROL CONCERTS
Including Vincent "Christmas Reflections"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 17th November 2001

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Pergolesi "Magnificat"
Bach "Cantata No.84" ('Ich bin vergnügt meinem Glücke')
Haydn "Nelson Mass"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Rachel Nicholls
Counter-Tenor: Neil Wright
Tenor: Andrew Locke Nicholson
Bass: Brian White
Oboe: Sheila Marshall
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra


Saturday 30th June 2001

St.George's Church, Gravesend
Britten "Rejoice in the Lamb"
Arias from Handel "The Messiah":-
"He shall feed his flock"
"Thus saith the Lord"
"But who may abide"
"Why do the Nations"
"I know that my Redeemer liveth"
Arias from Mendelssohn "Elijah":-
"Lord God of Abraham"
"Hear ye, Israel"
"It is enough"
Dvorak "Te Deum"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Valerie Mitchell
Bass: Simon Thorpe
Organ: Geoffrey Lester


Saturday 5th May 2001

Rochester Cathedral
Holst "St.Paul's Suite"
Holst "The Hymn of Jesus" **
Finzi "Lo, the full, final Sacrifice"
Poulenc "Gloria"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Soprano: Constance Novis
With Gravesham Choral Society Orchestra
and Young members from the Chamber Choir of the Bexley Centre for Music and Dance (semi-chorus**)


Saturday 10th February 2001

Gravesend Methodist Church
INSTANT CONCERT
Duruflé "Requiem"
Rutter "Gloria"
Conductor: Alan Vincent
Mezzo-Soprano: Tania Williams
Baritone: Julian Hubbard
Organ: Geoffrey Lester