Past Concerts

Past Concerts

All All Creatures Great and SmallCreatures Great and Small
Saturday 6 July 2019
All Saints Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn
Pianist: Jamie Cochrane


Night Watch and Earth Hour
Saturday 30 March 2019
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Christmas 2018Carols by Candlelight
Wednesday 12 December 2018
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Northern LightsNorthern Lights
Saturday 17 November 2018
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Time PiecesStuff and Nonsense
Saturday 7 July 2018
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Time PiecesLiszt and Kodály
Saturday 24March 2018
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Time PiecesCarols by Candelight
Saturday 13 December 2017
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Time PiecesLooking Forward, Looking Back
Saturday 11 November 2017
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Time PiecesTime Pieces
Saturday 15 July 2017
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Durufles and LanglaisDuruflé Requiem and Langlais Messe Solennelle
Saturday 4 March 2017
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Christmas 2016Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 11 December 2016
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


The Field of StarsGabriel Jackson’s To the Field of Stars
Sunday 20 November 2016
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Sounds and Sweet airsSounds and Sweet Airs
Saturday 16 July 2016
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Love and LongingSongs of Love and Longing
Saturday 5 March 2016
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Carols by Candlelight 2015Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 13 December 2015
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Sing for the Morning's JoySing for the Morning’s Joy
Sunday 22 November 2015
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Women of NoteWomen of Note
Saturday 18th July 2015
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


MagnificatMagnificat
Saturday 21st March 2015
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


WorkshopOpen Workshop with Jeffery Wilson
Saturday 10th January 2015
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


CArols by Candlelight 2014Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 14th December 2014
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Music's MeasureMusic’s Measure
Saturday 22nd November 2014
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


NocturneNocturne
Saturday 28th June 2014
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Hispanic TreasuresHispanic Treasures
Saturday 29th March 2014
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Candlelit concert 2013Candlelit Christmas Concert
Sunday 15th December 2013
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Blessed CeciliaBlessed Cecilia
Saturday 9th November 2013
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


The Painter's EyeThe Painter’s Eye
Saturday 13th July 2013
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


ParisParis in the Spring
Sunday 17th March 2013
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Candlelit CaorlsCandlelit Christmas Concert
Sunday 16th December 2012
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


North of the borderNorth of the Border
Saturday 10th November 2012
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


HorrortorioHorrortorio and Other Eccentricities
Saturday 14th July 2012
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


St John Passion with Jericho Ensemble
Bene’t Coldstream &Tom Kennedy
Saturday 31st March 2012
St John’s Church, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Candlelit Concert of music from around the world
Sunday 11th December 2011
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Recollections
Sunday 6th November 2011
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Mixed Doubles
Saturday 16th July 2011
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


A cappella foyer recital as part of London Literature Festival
Sunday 10th July 2011
South Bank Centre
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


‘William Byrd: Loyal Heart or Traitor?’
Saturday 14 May 2011
St Peter and St Paul Church Stondon Massey
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


9 -12 April 2011 ~ Tour to Zűrich


Radiance: Music of light
Saturday 12th March 2011
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Candlelit Christmas Concert  with Chelmsford Youth Choir
Sunday 11th December 2010
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Gunpowder, Treason & Plot
Saturday 6th November 2010
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Wrevealed: an exploration behind the scenes of choral music featuring music by Byrd, Purcell, Chilcott, Pearsall, Bach, Mozart, Verdi and more
Saturday 11th July 2010
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Part of massed chorus in Mahler Resurrection Symphony
Sunday 9th May 2010
Royal Festival Hall
Musical Director: Marin Alsop


A cappella foyer recital as part of Chorus Festival
Sunday 2nd May 2010
South Bank Centre
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Janáček Otče náš & Panufnik Westminster Mass
Saturday 27th March 2010
Chelmsford Cathedral
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Christmas Double Bill featuring Saint-Saëns Oratorio de Noël
Sunday 13th December 2009
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Italian Evening
Saturday November 2009
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director: Christine Gwynn


Masses by Vaughan Williams and Byrd
Saturday 11th July 2009
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


Gloriana ~ Monarch and Muse
Saturday 7th March 2009
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


Music given new life including improvisations by Robert Poyser (organ) and Ken Bartels (saxophone)
Saturday 8th November 2008 7.30 pm
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


Christmas Double Bill
Sunday 14th December 2008
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


Wind in the Willows
Including John Rutter’s arrangement of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows and music from Cats, Jungle Book and well known children’s songs
Saturday 12th July 2008
All Saints’ Church, Writtle
Musical Director:Christine Gwynn


I Was Glad
Including Psalm settings by Parry, Purcell, Goodall, Schutz, Palestrina and Byrd
Saturday 1st March 2008


Christmas Double Bill
Sunday 16th December
3.30 Family Christmas Concert
4.30 Seasonal refreshments
5.00 Candlelit Concert
Including
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols


Saturday 10th November 2007 7.30 pm
Fauré: Requiem
Poulenc: Gloria
Durufle: Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégorians nos. 1,2 & 4
Sweelinck: Psalm 96


21st July 2007
Bach B Minor Mass
Performed at the Proiory Church of St Laurence, Blackmore with
The Jericho Ensemble


12th -15th April Tour to Yorkshire


24th February 2007
Like a horse and carriage
Music about Love and Marriage


10th December 2006
Christmas Double Bill
Including Finzi In Terra Pax


21st October 2006 7.30 pm
To Music
Including music by
Handel, Chilcott, Schubert, Parry, Howells,Weelkes and Tomkins


Saturday 8th July 2006 7.30 pm
Concert of Spanish & American Music
including Ramirez Misa Criolla


Saturday 11th March 2006 7.30 pm
Spring Concert
Faire is the heaven


Sunday 11th December 2005
Christmas Double Bill
3.30pm Family Christmas Concert
5pm Candlelit Recial
including Charpentier Messe de Minuit


Saturday 22nd – Tuesday 25th October 2005
Tour to Prague


Saturday 15th October  2005 5.00 pm
A Cappella Recital
St Mary’s Church, Stapleford Tawney


Saturday 18th June 2005 7.30 pm
A Portrait of Mozart
Concert with orchestra including C minor Mass
The Priory Church of St Laurence, Blackmore


Wednesday 11th May 2005
Lunchtime in Paris
Music from Paris with narrations by
Gwyneth and Martyn Richards
Accompanist: Caroline Finlay
St John’s Moulsham Street Chelmsford as part of the Chelmsford Cathedral Festival


Saturday 5th March 2005
Parisian Evening
Music from Paris with narrations by
Gwyneth and Martyn Richards
Accompanist: Caroline Finlay


Sunday 12th December 2004
Christmas Time
Christmas music and carols for all the family with
Writtle Junior School Choir


Saturday 20th November
Concert ~ Tickled by Canticles
Charpentier Te Deum Schubert Magnificat Stanford Jubilate Goodall Marlborough Canticles


Saturday 10 July 2004
Summer concert
Where have I heard that before?
Familiar music from film, TV and stage.
With Writtle Junior School Choir


Thursday 15 April to Sunday 18th April 2004
Writtle Singers tour to Antwerp

Antwerp Tour repertoire

REPERTOIRE FOR MASS IN ANTWERP CATHEDRAL

INTROIT ~ Pitoni Cantate Domino
MASS setting ~ Caplin ~ Missa Omnium Sanctorum [Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus & Benedictus, Agnus Dei]
ANTHEM AFTER FIRST READING ~ Stanford ~ Beati Quorum Via
GRADUAL (before gospel) ~ Palestrina ~ Alleluia
OFFERTORY Organ
COMMUNION Durufle ~ Ubi Caritas

REPERTOIRE FOR CONCERTS

English and European renaissance and baroque (sacred & secular)

Morley Sing we and chant it
Gibbons The Silver Swan
Certon La la la, je ne l’ose dire
Willaert Irons-nous toujours coucher
A Gabrieli Angeli, archangeli
Lotti Crucifixus
Monteverdi Cantate Domino

European 19th/20th – sacred

Bruckner Locus Iste
Grieg Ave maris stella
Rachmaninov Ave Maria
Casals O vos omnes
Stravinsky Ave Maria

English sacred and secular
Britten Hymn to the virgin
Stanford Beati quorum via
Elgar My love dwelt in a northern land
Elgar As torrents in summer
R Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare songs
Holst Now is the month of maying
Holst Come to me
Finzi My spirit sang all day

Accompanist: Caroline Finlay

Saturday 6 March 2004
Brahms Requiem
Combined concert with
The Valentine Singers
at Barnardo’s Church, Barkingside

Sunday 14 December 2003: 5.30pm
Christmas concert
with Writtle Junior School Choir

Saturday 15 November 2003: 7.30pm
Schubert Mass in G
Langlais Messe Solennelle
Caplin Missa Omnium Sanctorum