Past Engagements

  • St John Singers Tour to Cyprus

    Date: 
    Fri 1 May, 2020
    Venue: 
    Paphos, Cyprus

    Location

    St John Singers will be visiting Cyprus for 5 days. Engagements include a performance of the Mozart Requiem in Paphos, and a sung Eucharist for the British Forces in Episkopi Garrison Church.

  • Stainers Crucifixion

    Date: 
    Fri 10 Apr, 2020
    Time: 
    7:00pm
    Venue: 
    St Thomas's Church

    Location

    Our annual service of this moving Victorian music, with St Thomas's Church Choir.

  • JUBILATE! A Concert of Celebratory Choral Music.

    Date: 
    Sat 14 Mar, 2020
    Time: 
    7:30pm
    Venue: 
    Methodist Church, St Edmunds Church Street

    Location

    Our March concert will feature a variety of choral styles. The first half will contain contrasting settings of the Jubilate (Psalm 100 - O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands) by Gabrieli, Schutz and John Sanders, with other music by Bach (including Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, with Rosalie Watson, organ), Rheinberger and Bruckner.

    The second half, in lighter vein, will contain songs by Stanford and Vaughan Williams, Randy Newman, Burt Bacharach and Lennon & McCartney. 

    So, whatever your taste, there should be something for you!

    St John Singers are pleased to welcome husband and wife solo team, Alistair and Rosalie Watson, piano and oboe respectively: they will provide contrast to the evening’s choral programme.

     

    And following the success (in terms of audience taste buds) of our March 2018, Coffee and Cake will be served in the interval...

  • Salisbury Cathedral Services

    Date: 
    Sat 4 Jan, 2020
    Venue: 
    Salisbury Cathedral

    Location

    St John Singers will be Singing Saturday Evensong, and Sunday Eucharist and Evensong over this weekend. It would be lovely to see our friends and supporters there.

  • Amesbury Abbey Choral Concert

    Date: 
    Sat 12 Oct, 2019
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    The Abbey Church of St Mary and St Melor, Church Street Amesbury Salisbury SP4 7EU

    Location

     

    Psalms, Songs & Secular

    Directed by Stephen Abbott. 

    Accompanist: Ben Maton. 

    John Pitt-Brooke (reader)

    Robert Blakey (baritone).   

    Proceeds in aid of Amesbury Abbey Church.

    Programme:

    Psalm settings - Walfod Davies, Gabrieli and others

    Texts by George Herbert - including from Vaughan Williams 5 Mystical Songs

    Folk Songs - from Chilcott to Lennon & McCartney

  • Summer Concert - Mozart Requiem

    Date: 
    Sat 6 Jul, 2019
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    St Martins Church, Salisbury

    Location

     
    Ave Verum Corpus - W. A. Mozart
    Evening Hymn - H. Balfour Gardiner
    Five Mystical Songs - R. Vaughan Williams
    Hugh Hetherington - Baritone
     
    INTERVAL
     
    Requiem - W.A.Mozart
    Camilla Harris - Soprano
    Olympia Hetherington - Mezzo-Soprano
    Xavier Hetherington - Tenor
    Guy Pelly - Bass
     
     
    Stephen Abbott - Conductor
    Sam Hanson - Piano/Organ
     
     
  • Stainer's Crucifixion

    Date: 
    Fri 19 Apr, 2019
    Time: 
    6:58pm
    Venue: 
    All Saints Church Whiteparish

    Location

    St John Singers will be performing their annual, Good Friday, Stainer's Crucifixion under their musical director Stephen Abbott at a service to mark the opening of the Whiteparish Festival. David Coram, organist, Morley Beswick will be the tenor soloist and Robert Blakey the bass.

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