Past Concerts - Valentine’s Supper Concert

Cantorum Choir

Date - Wednesday 13th February 2011
Event - Valentine’s Supper Concert
Venue - Liston Hall Marlow
     
Every two years, Cantorum gives a “Valentine’s” supper concert of music in a lighter and more amorous vein than our usual repertoire. This year’s programme saw choral settings of Gershwin’s ’S Wonderful, and Noel Coward’s Let’s Do It, as well as the simple yet very moving And So It Goes by Billy Joel. We sang, too, George Shearing’s ‘Shakespearean’ jazz setting of Christopher Marlowe’s Live With Me And Be My Love, which has been in our repertoire for some years. Conductor Liz Toye also made a more adventurous departure in programming Eric Whitacre’s setting of the Lorca love poem With A Lily In Your Hand – a demanding recent addition to our repertoire that the choir loves to sing. And a very sumptuous supper it was, with excellent food prepared professionally by Catherine Arnold, a member of the sopranos, and served to the audience at their tables by the choir. With all this, of course, the choir likes to let its hair down, and there were plenty of solos and duets drawn from opera, musical theatre and revue – some very witty. And a much appreciated barber shop session. The whole event was ably accompanied by Gillian Salmon (piano) and compered by David Hazeldine (tenor). Judging from the comments we received, the audience went home well satisfied, both musically and gastronomically.
 
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Previous Concerts

2017

Valentines Black Tie Dinner

2016

Carols by Candelight

2016

Polyphony: A Concert of Renaissance Masterpieces

2016

If Music be the Food of Love

2016

J S Bach Mass in B Minor

2015

The Ultimate Christmas Concert

2015

“Gloria!” with Brass Ensemble

2015

A Night at the Opera

2015

Valentines Dinner Concert

2014

‘For Unto Us a Child is Born’-Messiah Highlights and other Christmas Favourites

2014

Haydn 'Nelson' Mass, Trumpet Concerto, Mozart Te Deum

2014

Cantorum A Cappella: Old & New

2014

Bach's St John Passion

2013

"Sing this Night" - Christmas with Cantorum

2013

Bach ‘Magnificat’, Piano Concerto #1, ‘Singet dem Herrn’

2013

“Great Britten” - Glorious English Music

2013

Valentine's Supper Concert

2012

Christmas with Cantorum

2012

Mozart Requiem

2012

All Creatures Great and Small - Music inspired by Animals

2012

Handel’s Messiah

2011

Christmas Carol Concerts

2011

Fauré Requiem

2011

Dixit Dominus by G F Handel

2011

Valentine’s Supper Concert

2010

“O Holy Night” – Christmas Carol Concert

2010

"Mass of the Children" by John Rutter

2010

“Notes from America” – Concert of American Music

2010

"The Reluctant Dragon"

2010

"Faire is the Heaven"

2009

"Christmas is coming"

2009

"Mozart in Marlow"

2009

"Jazz for June"

2009

Valentine’s Sumptuous Supper

2008

Christmas Carol Concert

2008

“Vivaldi in Venice”

2008

“Myths and Melodies: Music for a Summer’s Evening”

2008

J.S. Bach’s St John Passion

2007

Christmas Concert

2007

25th Anniversary Concert

2007

Joint Concert with the Fonte Choir from Japan

2007

Valentine’s Sumptuous Supper

2006

Carol Concert

2006

Poulenc's Gloria

2006

Concert of English folk songs

2006

Cantorum in Venice

2006

A Concert of Easter Music

2005

Christmas Music

2005

Fauré's Requiem and Rutter's Requiem

2005

Haydn's Creation

2005

Valentine's Sumptuous and Songs

2004

Christmas Music

2004

Cantorum trip to Paris

2004

Summer Evening Concert

2004

Bach's Magnificat

2003

Christmas Concert

 

 

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