Concerts in 2011

Spirit of Freedom - African and American Folksongs and Negro Spirituals

Saturday 5th March 2011, Friends Meeting House, Bath BA1 1NG

  • Black Sheep - Trad American, arr John Rutter
  • Shenandoah – Trad American, arr James Erb
  • Sourwood Mountain – Folk Song from Tennessee, arr John Rutter 
  • Siyahamba – Zulu Song, arr Jose Miguel Galán  
  • Mangwani M’pulele – Sotho Children’s Song, arr Mike Brewer 
  • O-re-mi – Nigerian high Life Song, arr Mike Brewer
  • Asikha thali – Zulu Freedom Song, arr Mike Brewer
  • Hamba Lulu – Zulu Wedding Song, arr Mike Brewer
  • Keep in the Middle of the road – arr Marshall Bartholomew 
  • Little Innocent Lamb – arr Marshall Bartholomew
  • I got shoes – arr Marshall Bartholomew
  • Humble – arr Marshall Bartholomew
  • De animals a-comin’ – arr Marshall Bartholomew
  • All my trials – arr Bob Chilcott
  • Steal Away – arr Bob Chilcott
  • Swing low, sweet chariot – arr Hugh Roberton 
  • Nobody knows the trouble I see – arr K Lee Scott


Concert in aid of Quaker Peace Network West Africa (registered charity no. 1135555)

Bath International Music Festival 'Party in the City'

Friday 27th May 2011, Friends Meeting House, Bath

Music from our current repertoire

Song for Bath - Grand Final

Thursday 2nd June 2011, The Forum, Bath

Cappella Nova performed one of the 10 final entries in the competition - 'Bath, Beautiful Bath', composed by local musician Ruth Nunn.

The Sprig of Thyme

Saturday 18th June 2011, Holy Trinity Church, Doynton

Piano: Nick Thorne, Jonathan Hazlett
Flute: Sara Layen
Soprano: Caroline Allen, Caroline Murray

  • As Torrents in Summer – Edward Elgar
  • The Long Day Closes – Arthur Sullivan
  • Brigg Fair – Lincolnshire folk-song, arr Percy Grainger
  • The Turtle Dove – English folk-song, arr Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Sicilienne (flute & piano) – Gabriel Fauré
    • Flute Sara Layen
    • Piano Jonathan Hazlett
  • Shenandoah – trad American, arr James Erb
  • Black Sheep – trad American, arr John Rutter 
  • Sourwood Mountain - Tennessee fiddle song, arr John Rutter
  • I Would That My Love (soprano duet) – Felix Mendelssohn
    • Sopranos Caroline Allen, Caroline Murray
  • I Will Give My Love an Apple - Dorset folk-song
  • Londonderry Air – Fred Weatherley, arr Bob Chilcot 
  • Country Gardens – Percy Grainger, arr David Tall
  • The Sprig of Thyme, a cycle of folk-songs - arr John Rutter


Concert in aid of the medical charity PAWS-GIST

Fauré Requiem and sacred music from France

Saturday 15th October 2011, Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Melksham

Soprano Caroline Allen, Caroline Murray
Alto Marilyn Bray
Baritone Paul Kefford, Richard Whitehead

Organ Gary Cook

Nesciens Mater - Jean Mouton
Veni Creator; dialogue sur les Grands Jeux (organ) - Nicolas de Grigny
Tantum ergo (from Quatre Motets sur des themes gregoriens Op 10) - Maurice Durufle
Salve Regina - Francis Poulenc
Lied (organ) - Louis Vierne
Carillon de Longport (organ) - Louis Vierne 
Cantique de Jean Racine - Gabriel Fauré
Tu es Petrus - Gabriel Fauré
Ave Verum Op 65 No 1 - Gabriel Fauré
Tantum Ergo Op 65 No 2 - Gabriel Fauré
Maria, Mater gratiae Op 47 No 2 - Gabriel Fauré
Toccata (organ) - Eugene Gigout
Requiem – Gabriel Fauré


Concert in aid of St. Michael's Church organ restoration fund

A Celebration of Christmas

Saturday 10th December 2011, Church of Our Lady and St. Alphege, Bath

O come, O come Immanuel - arr John Rutter
Dixit Maria - Hans Leo Hassler
The Lord at first did Adam make - arr David Willcocks
Adam lay y bounden - Phillip Ledger
A Spotless Rose - Herbert Howells
I sing of a maiden - Patrick Hadley
A Hymn to the Virgin - Benjamin Britten
Bogoroditsye Dyevo - Arvo Pärt
The Cherry Tree Carol - arr Stephen Cleobury
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston
Christus - Felix Mendelssohn
Nesciens Mater - Jean Mouton
Santa Claus is coming to town - arr Peter Gritton
Have yourself a merry little Christmas - arr Peter Gritton


Concert in aid of St. Alphege's Church restoration fund

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