Concerts 1990-1999

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Christmas Concert - December 1999
Christmas Concert - December 1999

Saturday 4 December 1999 at St Barbara's Church, Earlsdon, Coventry

Christmas music including Ramirez “Navidad Nuestra”, Tucapsky “The Time for Christmas” & Rutter “Brother Heinrich's Christmas”

Musical Director: John Dowding
Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Bach & Handel - November 1999
Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Bach & Handel - November 1999

Saturday 13 November 1999 at Earlsdon Methodist Church, Coventry

Schubert “Mass in G”, Vaughan Williams “Mystical Songs” & Music by Bach & Handel

Soloists: Elizabeth Lane, Richard Eteson & James Ottaway

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Midsummer Medley - June 1999
Midsummer Medley - June 1999

Thursday 24 June 1999 at St James Church, Styvechale, Coventry

Music, poetry & other readings

Musical Director: John Dowding
An Evening of Italian & English Choral Music - April 1999
An Evening of Italian & English Choral Music - April 1999

Friday 30 April 1999 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

An Evening of Italian & English Choral Music

Soloists: Roberto Ferrari Melega, Anna Flores & Stefania Sinatra

Conducted by John Dowding with Coro Giacopo di Bologna conducted by Antonio Ammaccapane
An Evening of Baroque Music - March 1999
An Evening of Baroque Music - March 1999

Saturday 27 March 1999 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

An Evening of Baroque Music - Handel “Coronation Anthem”, Vivaldi “Gloria” & Pergolesi “Magnificat”

Soloists: Catherine King, Bronwen Mills & Keith Railton

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1998
Christmas Crackers - December 1998

Friday 4 December 1998 at Warwick Arts Centre

A miscellany of Christmas Music

City of Coventry Brass conducted by John Dowding
Concert “Entente Chorale” - October 1998
Concert “Entente Chorale” - October 1998

Saturday 31 October 1998 at Warwick Road URC, Coventry

“Entente Chorale - A Programme of French & English Music”

Soloist: Patricia Garnham

Joint Concert with Arioso Choir, Caen, France conducted by John Dowding & Nicole Le Cacheux
Summer Serenade - July 1998
Summer Serenade - July 1998

Saturday 4 July 1998 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Summer Serenade including Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro”, Haydn “Der Sturm”, Chilcott “Singing by Numbers”, Bullard “Moonshine & Mystery” & Rutter “Fancies”

Soloist: Beth Spendlove

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
St George’s Day Concert - April 1998
St George’s Day Concert - April 1998

Thursday 23 April 1998 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

A programme of very English music

Soloist: Michael Rollins

Daw Mill Colliery Band conducted by John Dowding
Spring Concert - March 1998
Spring Concert - March 1998

Saturday 21 March 1998 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Spring Concert including Milford “The Passing Year”, Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro” & Rutter “Magnificat”

Soloist: Carla Maney

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
A Christmas Carol - December 1997
A Christmas Carol - December 1997

Wednesday 17 December 1997 at St Mary's Guildhall, Coventry

Christmas music

Musical Director: John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1997
Christmas Crackers - December 1997

Saturday 6 December 1997 at Warwick Arts Central

A miscellany of Christmas music

Coventry Salvation Army Band conducted by John Dowding
Choral Masterpieces - November 1997
Choral Masterpieces - November 1997

Saturday 22 November 1997 at St Barbara's Church, Earlsdon, Coventry

Choral Masterpieces from Italy, Spain & France

Musical Director: John Dowding
An Italian Evening - June 1997
An Italian Evening - June 1997

Saturday 21 June 1997 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Italian Evening - Rossini “Stabat Mater” & Puccini “Messa di Gloria”

Soloists: Una Barry, Kim-Marie Woodhouse, Paul Trotter & Alan Fairs

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Bach “St John Passion” - March 1997
Bach “St John Passion” - March 1997

Saturday 15 March 1997 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bach “St John Passion”

Soloists: Carolyn Foulkes, Kathryn Woodruff, Simon Berridge, Tom Hunt, Michael Rollins & Tony Gibbs

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1996
Christmas Crackers - December 1996

Saturday 9 December 1996 at Warwick Arts Centre

The annual Christmas concert

Musical Director: John Dowding
Four Centuries of English Music - November 1996
Four Centuries of English Music - November 1996

Saturday 9 November 1996 at St James Church, Tile Hill, Coventry

Four Centuries of English Music including pieces by Byrd, Purcell, Handel, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Tippett, Fanshawe & Rutter

Raising funds for the Macmillan Walsgrave Appeal

Musical Director: John Dowding
Quatre Siecles de Musique Anglaise - October 1996
Quatre Siecles de Musique Anglaise - October 1996

Saturday 19 October 1996 at l'Eglise de l'Abbey aux Dames, Caen, France

Quatre Siecles de Musique Anglaise including pieces by Weelkes, Byrd, Purcell, Handel ,Tippett, Kelly, Fanshawe, Walker & Rutter

Highlight of a tour of Caen hosted by La Chorale Arioso de Caen

Musical Director: John Dowding
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - June 1996
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - June 1996

Saturday 29 June 1996 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”

Soloists: Elizabeth Yates, Christine Lockwood, Richard Johnson & John Kiefért

Musical Director: John Dowding
Iran & the Emerging Global Order - March 1996
Iran & the Emerging Global Order - March 1996

Friday 29 March 1996 in Coventry Cathedral

A Musical Celebration performed as part of the Welcoming Ceremony to a 3 day event

Musical Director: John Dowding
Handel “Saul” - March 1996
Handel “Saul” - March 1996

Saturday 23 March 1996 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Soloists: Katy Randle, Wendy Crossland, James Huw Jeffries, Kevin McLean-Mair & Julian Tovey

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Four Centuries of Vocal Music - February 1996
Four Centuries of Vocal Music - February 1996

Saturday 10 February 1996 at Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Four Centuries of Vocal Music including Handel “Zadok the Priest” & Music from Brahms “German Requiem”, Fanshawe “African Sanctus”, Tippett “A Child of Our Time”, Byrd, Purcell, Mozart, Copland, Franck & Rutter

Soloist: Patricia Garnham

Musical Director: John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1995
Christmas Crackers - December 1995

Saturday 3 December 1995 at Warwick Arts Centre

Seasonal music

City of Coventry Band conducted by John Dowding
St Martins Day Concert - November 1995
St Martins Day Concert - November 1995

Saturday 11 November 1995 - venue not known

St Martin's Day Concert - Gilbert & Sullivan “Trial By Jury” & Music by Handel, Rutter, Mozart etc

Musical Director: John Dowding
Purcell “The Fairy Queen” - June 1995
Purcell “The Fairy Queen” - June 1995

Saturday 24 June 1995 at Warwick Arts Centre

Purcell “The Fairy Queen” - a National Music Day concert

Soloists: Suzanne Flowers, Harriet Goodwin, Robin Tyson, James Griffet & Ian Caddy

Midlands Baroque Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Bach “St Matthew Passion” - March 1995
Bach “St Matthew Passion” - March 1995

Saturday 25 March 1995 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bach “St Matthew Passion”

Soloists: Micaela Haslam, Kathryn Woodruff, Simon Berridge, Simon Birchall & David Beavan

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1994
Christmas Crackers - December 1994

Saturday 3 December 1994 at Warwick Arts Centre

A musical extravaganza for the festive season

Coventry Centre for Performing Arts Brass Band conducted by John Dowding
Rutter, Finzi & Dowding - October 1994
Rutter, Finzi & Dowding - October 1994

Saturday 15 October 1994 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Rutter “Magnificat”, Finzi “Two Songs From Dies Natalis” & Dowding “Four to Sing”

Soloist: Alison Wray

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Finzi, Gounod & Orff - July 1994
Finzi, Gounod & Orff - July 1994

Saturday 9 July 1994 at the Civic Hall, Bedworth

Orff “Carmina Burana”, Gounod “Highlights From Faust” & Finzi “For St Cecilia”

With St Michael's Singers

Soloists: Diana Palmerston, Richard Johnson & Craig Smith

Beauchamp Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Vaughan Williams, Holst, Fanshawe & Chichester - May 1994
Vaughan Williams, Holst, Fanshawe & Chichester - May 1994

Saturday 21 May 1994 at Warwick Arts Centre

Fanshawe “African Sanctus”, Bernstein “Chichester Psalms”, Holst “Rig Veda” & Vaughan Williams “O Clap Your Hands” 50th Anniversary season

Soloists: Patricia Garnham & Ella Outhwaite

Musical Director: John Dowding
Diamond Jubilee Concert - March 1994
Diamond Jubilee Concert - March 1994

Saturday 12 March 1994 at Woodside Avenue Methodist Church, Coventry

Fanshawe “African Sanctus”, Mozart “Ave Verum Corpus”, Rutter “O Clap Your Hands”, Rutter “For the Beauty of the Earth”, Gilbert & Sullivan “Trial by Jury” & Sullivan “The Long Day Closes”

G&S Soloists: Keith Railton, Ella Outhwaite, Tony Gibbs, John McCutchion, Margaret Hayes, Jean Smith & Andrew Adam

Musical Director: John Dowding
Bumper Christmas Crackers - December 1993
Bumper Christmas Crackers - December 1993

Saturday 4 December 1993 at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Miscellany of Christmas music, carols & surprises

Musical Director: John Dowding
Handel “Messiah” - November 1993
Handel “Messiah” - November 1993

Saturday 6 November 1993 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Messiah”

Soloists: Harriet Goodwin, Robin Tyson, Martin Hindmarsh & Grenville Hargreaves

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Last Night of the Proms - October 1993
Last Night of the Proms - October 1993

Saturday 9 October 1993 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

International selection of music & traditional “Last Night” pieces, featuring “Tubby the Tuba”

Beauchamp Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
The Really Big Chorus - September 1993
The Really Big Chorus - September 1993

Saturday 18 September 1993 at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Orff “Carmina Burana”

The Really Big Chorus concert for Leukaemia Research Fund

Soloists: Tinuke Olafimihan, Paul Agnew & Andrew Hammond

The English Festival Orchestra conducted by Sir David Willcocks
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - June 1993
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - June 1993

Saturday 26 June 1993 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”

Soloists: Patricia Garnham, Joan Boothroyd, Richard Johnson & Michael Rollins

Musical Director: John Dowding
Purcell “King Arthur” - April 1993
Purcell “King Arthur” - April 1993

Saturday 24 April 1993 at Warwick Arts Centre

Purcell “King Arthur”

Soloists: Harriet Goodwin, Elizabeth Lane, Timothy Penrose, Christopher Hogan & James Ottaway

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Christmas Brass & Voices - December 1992
Christmas Brass & Voices - December 1992

Friday 11 December 1992 at the Civic Hall, Bedworth

Christmas music

Coventry Centre for Performing Arts Brass Band

Musical Director: John Dowding

Christmas Crackers - December 1992
Christmas Crackers - December 1992

Saturday 5 December 1992 at Warwick Arts Centre

Miscellany of Christmas music, carols & surprises

Musical Director: John Dowding
Voices & Brass - November 1992
Voices & Brass - November 1992

Saturday 7 November 1992 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Joint concert with Coventry School of Music Brass Band including music by Rutter, Mozart, Britten, Sullivan & Fanshawe

Soloist: Ella Outhwaite

Musical Director: John Dowding
Haydn “The Creation” - June 1992
Haydn “The Creation” - June 1992

Saturday 20 June 1992 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Haydn “The Creation”

Soloists: Jennifer Perry, Martin Hindmarsh & Quentin Brown

Beauchamp Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Beethoven & Rossini - April 1992
Beethoven & Rossini - April 1992

Saturday 4 April 1992 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Beethoven “Mass in C Major” & Rossini “Stabat Mater”

Soloists: Diana Palmerston, Alison Mary Sutton, Jeffrey Cresswell & Christopher Keyte

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Christmas Crackers - December 1991
Christmas Crackers - December 1991

Saturday 7 December 1991 at Warwick Arts Centre

Miscellany of Christmas Music, Carols & Surprises

Musical Director: John Dowding
Handel “Judas Maccabaeus“ - November 1991
Handel “Judas Maccabaeus“ - November 1991

Saturday 9 November 1991 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Judas Maccabaeus”

Soloists: Micaela Haslam, Lucia Sciannimanico, Christopher Hogan & Julian Clarkson

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Early Last Night of the Proms - June 1991
Early Last Night of the Proms - June 1991

Saturday 22 June 1991 at Warwick Arts Centre

A programme of English music by Britten, Coates, Elgar, Stanford & traditional Last Night favourites

Soloists: Jo Dwyer, Michael Rollins, Sharon Ellis & Clare Hammerton

Beauchamp Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Bach “Mass in B minor” - April 1991
Bach “Mass in B minor” - April 1991

Saturday 27 April 1991 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bach “Mass in B minor”

Soloists: Charlotte de Rothschild, Angela Hartley, Frances Brindley, Robin Green & David Beavan

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
The Peace Concert - November 1990
The Peace Concert - November 1990

Saturday 10 November 1990 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

The Peace Concert - Brahms “Requiem” & Vaughan Williams “Dona Nobis Pacem”

Soloists: Jacquelyn Fugelle & John Noble

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding
Fanshawe, Ramirez & Rachmaninov - June 1990
Fanshawe, Ramirez & Rachmaninov - June 1990

Saturday 23 June 1990 at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Fanshawe “African Sanctus”, Ramirez “Missa Criolla” & Rachmaninov “Vespers”

Soloists: Patricia Garnham, Ella Outhwaite, Richard Johnson, Tony Gibbs & Robin Gadd

Musical Director: John Dowding
Heart of England Concert - March 1990
Heart of England Concert - March 1990

Saturday 17 March 1990 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Music by Bliss, Elgar, Vaughan Williams & Walton

Cotswold Sinfonietta conducted by John Dowding