Valentines Dinner Concert

Cantorum Choir Concerts

Date - Saturday 14th February 2015 7.30pm
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Valentines Dinner Concert

Venue - The Odney Club, Cookham, SL6 9SR
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Valentines Dinner 2015‘A Night at the Opera’ was the Gala Concert Finale to this year’s Cookham Festival. Played to a packed house, it proved a joyous occasion. We were delighted to welcome as guests two very distinguished singers to take solos: Laura Parfitt and Robyn Lyn Evans, both with credits in leading British opera companies. The programme was designed as a celebration of some of the favourite moments in opera, both choral and solo, selected by our Music Director, Elisabeth Croft.  Opening with the Triumphal Scene from Verdi’s Aida, we moved through a series of emotions: the heartrending Chorus of Scottish Refugees (Verdi Macbeth), the swashbuckling Soldiers’ Chorus (Gounod Faust), the passionate Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana and so on through the first half, finishing with the Brindisi from La Traviata.

After the interval, the repertoire was performed in English and, after two scenes from Carmen, the mood turned festive with some extracts from Die Fledermaus. To finish came an extended run of numbers from Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore, in which all solos were taken by members of the choir. We should mention particularly Paul Seddon’s very witty ‘When I was a lad’ (Sir Joseph Porter KCB) and Ed Millard’s excellent Captain Corcoran.

All in all a very successful evening, much enjoyed by a very appreciative audience.

 
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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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