Past Engagements

  • 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.

  • Folk Songs and Sacred Choral Favourites

    Date: 
    Sat 16 Mar, 2019
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    Salisbury Methodist Church, St Edmund's Church St, Salisbury SP1 1EF

    Location

    Folk Songs and Sacred Choral Favourites is in Salisbury Methodist Church in St Edmund’s Church Street on Saturday 16th March at 7.30pm. Our guest performers will be the Close Consort of Recorders directed by Alison Cameron.

    The folk songs will include Chilcott’s arrangement of the Londonderry Air,  Linden Lea, and Loch Lomond, while the anthems include Gardiner’s Evening Hymn and Wesley’s stirring Blessed be the God and Father. The Methodist church is particularly warm and comfortable and, to match this, we are including home made cakes and coffee/tea in the interval, rather than our usual, warming wine. It will be a lovely evening, ending at about 9.30pm.

  • Cathedral Services

    Date: 
    Sat 5 Jan, 2019
    Venue: 
    Salisbury Cathedral

    Location

    St John Singers will be singing at the Cathedral services on Saturday and Sunday 5/6th of January

  • The Magic of Christmas 2018

    Date: 
    Wed 19 Dec, 2018
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    St Thomas's Church, Salisbury

    Location

    St John Singers popular Christmas Concert. The programme includes carols for the audience, heartily accompanied by the amazing David Coram and trumpeter Martin Ings. Interval wine and mince pies will be served with plenty of time to chat to choir and friends. The guest soloist this year is Lucinda Cox who will join Martin Ings to include Bach's Jauchzet in her programme. The concert is being held with, and is in support of, the John McNeill Opportunity Centre - South Wiltshire's only specialist nursery for children with disabilities and difficulties.
  • Remembrance Concert at the Museum of Army Flying

    Date: 
    Sat 3 Nov, 2018
    Time: 
    6:28pm
    Venue: 
    Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop

    Location

    This will be a very special Remembrance occasion with an emphasis on the centenary of the end of WWI. Doors will open at 6.30 pm to allow guests to view the museum exhibits, with a glass of wine if they wish. At 7.30pm St John Singers will give a short concert of specially chosen music and readings, by John Pitt-Brooke and Zoe Fletcher, in amongst the museum's unique collection of air frames, vehicles, and fascinating personal and military memorabilia. Entry is only £5. Tickets may be bought online from the Museum of Army Flying, from choir members, or on the door.

     

  • The Angel and the Fallen

    Date: 
    Sat 7 Jul, 2018
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    Salisbury Cathedral

    Location

    St John Singers will be singing in a Concert of Peace and Reconciliation with Her Majesty's Band of the Scots Guards at this major charity event. The compere will be Alistair Stewart, and proceeds will be split between the British Legion and the Cathedral.

  • Festival of Flowers, Art and Music

    Date: 
    Sat 2 Jun, 2018
    Time: 
    7:28pm
    Venue: 
    St Thomas's Church, Salisbury

    Location

    A concert of mainly madrigal style music from across all ages. The church will be decorated with flowers from the festival and interval drinks will be provided. Proceeds will go to the Church Restoration Fund.

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