25th Anniversary concert and big sing

Saturday 3rd November 2012
The Nut Point Centre, Langdales Road, West Melton

cake iced with: Scola Cantorum Happy 25th Anniversary - and some lines of music for Veni Creator
25th anniversary cake

The concert with a quarter of a century conductors

Schola Cantorum of Christchurch celebrated its 25th anniversay with a concert featuring all its past and present conductors.

Introduced by Roger Buckton

Harry Abbenhuis (1987 – )
Gregorian chant: Veni Creator

Veni Creator Spiritus by Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548 – 1611)

Dennis Guyan ( – 2005)
Draw on sweet night by John Wilby (1574 – 1638)

Malcolm Leitch (2005 – 9)
Ave verum corpus by William Byrd (1540 – 1623)

Chris Burn (2009 – 2011)
O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit by Thomas Tallis (1505 – 85)

Roger Buckton (2011 – )
Record of John by Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)

  • Jodie Phaal (conductor), David O’Beirne – tenor

Elegy for a fallen city by Patrick Shepherd (1963 –  )

  • Jodie Phaal (conductor), David Lovell-Smith (piano)

What is our life? by Orlando Gibbons

The big-sing (all invited)

Carol: In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst (1874 – 1934)

  • conducted by Harry Abbenhuis

Street Cries of London  by Orlando Gibbons

The Silver Swan by Orlando Gibbons

Domine exaudi meus by Giovanni Gabrielli (1557 – 1613)

26 Reasons to love Canterbury by Toch (1931)/Buckton (2011)

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