Concert archive

Feb 22nd 2020 Baroque Banquets

Our annual Live Programme Notes Concert this was once again huge fun....and involved 'historic bakes' for everyone to enjoy! A very happy event... and little did we know it was to be the last for the year....
Master of the Live Programme Notes - Dr Simon Heighes
Soprano - Jayne May-Sysum
Director - Jim O'Toole
Venue - United Reformed Church, Princes Street.

Programme - or rather 'Menu'

Aria Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab
Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Overture to La Senna Festeggiante (1726)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Overture for the Birthday of King George III (1763)
William Boyce (1711-1779)

'First Course'
Concerto for Three Violins from Table Music (1733)
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

‘Will the sun forget to streak’ from the oratorio Solomon (1749)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


'Second Course'
Water Music (Oxford Banquet Version)
George Frideric Handel

‘Soon arrives thy fatal hour’ from the masque Telemachus (1763)
Philip Hayes (1738-1797)

Simphonies pour le Souper du Roy (Music for the Suppers of the King)
Michel-Richard de Lalande (1657-1726)

‘Heute noch’ from the Coffee Cantata BWV 211 (1734)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)