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


St Matthew's Church
Widcombe Hill


Charles Villiers Stanford3 Motets: Beati quorum via
Sergei RachmaninovAll-night Vigil (Vespers): Bogoroditse Devo
Morten LauridsenO magnum mysterium
Orlando GibbonsThe Silver Swan
John FarmerFair Phyllis
John BennetWeep, O Mine Eyes
Traditional AmericanShenandoah (arr. J Erb)
Traditional AmericanBlack Sheep (arr. J Rutter)
Gustav HolstI love my love, Op.36b no.5
Gerald FinziSeven poems of Robert Bridges: 'My spirit sang all day'
Robert Lucas PearsallLay a garland in E flat major
Henry ManciniMoon River
Rodgers & HartBlue Moon (arr. Johnny Priano)
Cole PorterMidnight in Paris: 'Let's do it'
Variousand more of our favourites!


Tony Shield – Conductor

Cappella Nova (Wessex)

Programme Note

Celebrating 15 years of music-making with Cappella Nova in a concert of our favourite music, chosen by the choir:

  • Sacred music
  • Folk Songs
  • Elizabethan Madrigals
  • Victorian Partsongs
  • In the Mood - 20th century popular songs

The concert is organised in association with Widcombe Association Events, and is in aid of two local organisations:

  • Read Around Bath  - bringing the joys of reading into the lives of those who are socially disadvantaged, elderly or simply lonely
  • St Matthew's Church Regeneration Project - creating a welcoming enviroment for the whole community, with café, workspaces, meeting rooms and community rooms

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