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St Sepulchre-without-Newgate Church
Holborn Viaduct
City of London



Gilbert and SullivanTrial by Jury: 'Hark! The hour of ten is sounding'
Gilbert and SullivanHMS Pinafore: 'Over The Bright Blue Sea'
Gilbert and SullivanHMS Pinafore: 'Never Mind The Why And Wherefore'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Pirates of Penzance: 'Where the foeman bares his steel'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Mikado: 'Comes a train of little ladies'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Mikado: The sun, whose rays are all ablaze
Gilbert and SullivanThe Mikado: 'Titwillow'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Yeoman of the Guard: 'I have a song to sing-O'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Gondoliers: 'For The Merriest Fellows Are We'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Gondoliers: 'Dance a Cachucha'
Gilbert and SullivanThe Gondoliers: 'Once more, Gondolieri'
Fats WallerAin't Misbehavin' (arr. Peter Gritton)
Joseph KosmaAutumn Leaves (arr. Andrew Carter)
Cole PorterBegin the Beguine (arr. Andrew Carter)
Cole PorterMidnight in Paris: 'Let's do it' (arr. David Blackwell)
Jerome KernSmoke gets in your eyes (arr. David Blackwell)
Cole PorterGay Divorce: 'Night and day' (arr. Andrew Carter)
Rodgers & HartBlue Moon (arr. David Blackwell)
George GershwinFunny Face: 'S Wonderful (arr. David Blackwell)
George GershwinI Got Rhythm (arr. A Saunders)
Harold ArlenOver the rainbow (arr. Guy Turner)


Cathal Garvey – Conductor
Helen Wharmby – piano

Billingshurst Choral Society

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Programme Note

The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London 2017 Spring Series continues with this light-hearted programme from the Billingshurst Choral Society and conductor Cathal Garvey. In the first half expect to be entertained by the finest of Gilbert and Sullivan's choruses from operettas including The Gondoliers, The Mikado and HMS Pinafore. After the interval, popular songs from the Golden Age of twentieth century films and musicals, by composers such as George Gershwin, Fats Waller, Jerome Kern and Harold Arlen, who wrote the beautiful song of the title, Somewhere over the Rainbow.

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