Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


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George Frideric HandelMessiah: 'Comfort Ye, My People'
Felix MendelssohnElijah: 'He watching over Israel'
Felix MendelssohnElijah: 'For He Shall Give His Angels Charge Over Thee'
Joseph HaydnThe Creation: 'By Thee With Bliss'
Joseph HaydnThe Creation: 'The Heavens are Telling'
VariousA selection of solos
Henry PurcellHear My Prayer, O Lord, Z.15
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartRequiem in D minor: 'Recordare'
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAve verum corpus, K.618
~ Interval ~
Sergei RachmaninovSymphony no.2 in E minor: 3rd movement
Antonio VivaldiGloria: 'Et In Terra Pax'
George Frideric HandelMessiah: 'Glory to God'
George Frideric HandelMessiah: 'Their Sound Is Gone Out'
VariousA selection of solos
Gabriel FauréCantique de Jean Racine, Op.11


Ben England BEM – Musical Director
Ben England BEM – Conductor
Helen Charlston – mezzo-soprano
Ashley Riches – bass-baritone
Claire Alsop – organ
Richard Gowers – Arranger
Richard Gowers – organ / piano

Choir of the Earth
The Self-Isolation Orchestra
The Self-Isolation Baroque Orchestra
Fieri Consort

Programme Note

Please join Choir of the Earth on YouTube for our Ukraine fundraising Peace on Earth concert to raise funds for the Red Cross.

Ben England BEM will conduct Choir of the Earth in performances of pieces by Handel, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Purcell, Mozart, Vivaldi and Fauré. The programme also includes solo performances by mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston and bass-baritone Ashley Riches, as well as a performance by the Self-Isolation Orchestra.

We ask non-choir members to kindly donate £5 to our Ukraine Fund.

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