ORCHESTRA NOVA CONCERTS

ORCHESTRA NOVA CONCERTS

Saturday 11 November 2017 at 7.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 4DF

A CONCERT FOR REMEMBRANCE

Leilani Barrett mezzo-soprano
Angus McPhee baritone

St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass
conductor

Joseph Rheinberger Stabat Mater in G minor, Op 128
Samuel Barber Adagio for strings, Op 11
Tarik O'Regan Triptych
Maurice Durufle Requiem, Op 9

Tickets: £18 (£15 concession); £15 (£12 concession) and £1 children
online
or from members of the choir


Wednesday 10 May 2017 at 7.30pm
St John's Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

A 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR GEORGE VASS

Gillian Keith soprano
Tamas Andras violin
Sarah-Jane Bradley viola
Jonny Byers cello
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
David Matthews Three Housman Songs, Op 69 (London premiere)
James Francis Brown Trio Concertante
Benjamin Britten Les Illuiminations, Op 18
Michael Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra


Tickets £32 | £25 | £20 | £15
from St John's Smith Square Box Office: 020 7222 1061 or online


Saturday 25 March 2017 at 7.30pm
The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BY

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Daisy Brown soprano
Elizabeth Cragg soprano
Bradley Smith tenor
Dominic Sedgwick baritone 
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Felix Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides, Op 26 
Johannes Brahms Schicksalslied, Op 54
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mass in C minor, K427

Tickets £25 | £20 | £15 | £10
from St Albans Abbey Ticket line 01727 890 290 or online


Saturday 30 April 2016 at 7.30pm
The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BY

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Daisy Brown soprano
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones mezzo-soprano
Ben Alden tenor
Michael Bundy baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Joseph Haydn Te Deum in C, Hob XIIIc:2 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Motet: Ave verum corpus, K618
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Ludwig van Beethoven Mass in C, Op 86

Tickets £25 | £20 | £15 | £10
from St Albans Abbey Ticket line 01727 890 290 or online


Saturday 7 November 2015 at 7.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4DF

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Martha McLorinan mezzo-soprano
Greg Tassell tenor
Simon Preece baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Toby Young Love and Harmony 
Edward Elgar Sospiri, Op 70
Jean Sibelius Romance in C, Op 42
George Frederic Handel Dettingen Te Deum

Tickets £18 (£15 concession) | £15 (£12 concession) | £1 children
from  07884 231 958 – more details online 


Saturday 9 May 2015 at 7.30pm
The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1BY

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY | 70th Anniversary Concert

Pippa Goss soprano
Rebecca Afonwy Jones mezzo soprano
Christopher Bowen tenor
Alexander Ashworth baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

William Boyce Symphony in D, Op 2 No 5
George Friederic Handel Coronation Anthems
    Zadok the Priest, HWV258
    Let thy hand be strengthened, HWV259
    My Heart is inditing, HWV261
    The King shall Rejoice, HWV260
Joseph Haydn Nelson Mass

 
Tickets £26 | £20 | £15 | £10 (concessions available)
Call St Albans Choral Society ticket line on 07884 231 958
or book online via St Albans Abbey website


Saturday 8 November 2014 at 7.30pm

St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4DF

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Ross Ramgobin baritone
Choir of Parmiter's School, Garston
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Gabriel Jackson Countless and wonderful are the ways to praise God  
Edward Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20
James Francis Brown The Most Fortunate Generations (world premiere of revised version)
Will Todd The Lord is my Shepherd
Cecilia McDowall Stabat Mater

Tickets £18 (£15 concession) | £15 (£12 concession) | £1 children
from  07884 231 958 – more details online 


Saturday 22 March 2014 at 7.30pm
The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1BY

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Eleanor Bron and Christopher Good narrators
Marianne Cotterill soprano
Marta Fontanals-Simmons mezzo-soprano
Greg Tassell tenor
Christopher Foster bass-baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Benjamin Britten The Company of Heaven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626 (completed by Sussmeyer)

Tickets £25 | £20 | £15 | £10
from  07884 231 958 – more details online


Monday 9 December 2013 at 7.30pm
St John's, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

 A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Rupert Gough
director
Sandcross Junior School Choir, Reigate
Clare Ogle conductor
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

A concert of Christnas music and carols to celebrate the amazing work of 'CRY'
Cardiac Risk in the Young – including:

Cecilia McDowall Christmas cantata Christus natus est
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride
John Rutter Candlelight craol; Sans Day carol; New Year
Will Todd My Lord has Come
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
Harold Darke In the bleak mid-winter
together with many other carols for choir, audience, children and orchestra

Tickets: £25 | £12 (free child's ticket with every full-price ticket)
This concert is very nearly SOLD OUT – many thanks for supporting such a worthwhile cause


Saturday 9 November 2013 at 7.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4DF

ST ALBANS CHORAL SOCIETY

Kirsty Hopkins soprano
Michael Burke baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Orchestra Nova
George Vass conductor

Gabriel Faure Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11
Richard James Harvey Vespers
World premiere of a St Albans Choral Society commission
Gabriel Faure Requiem, Op 48

Tickets £18 (£15 concessions) | £15 (£12 concessions) | £1 children
from  07884 231958 – more details online


Saturday 29 June 2013 at 7.45pm
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Central Square, London NW11 7AH

PROMS AT ST JUDE'S

Orchestra Nova
Madeleine Mitchell violin
George Vass conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento in F, K138
David Matthews Romanza for violin and string orchestra, Op 119
Jean Sibelius Andante festivo
Edward Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20
Felix Mendelssohn String Sinfonia No 10 in B minor
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48

Tickets £22 | £17 | £10
from St Jude's Proms Box Office on 020 8455 8687 or online
 

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