Concerts 1970-1979

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Gala Opera Night - May 1979
Gala Opera Night - May 1979

Saturday 19 May 1979 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Gala Opera Night

Soloist: Rosalind Roberts, Donald Stephenson & Christine Lockwood

Coventry Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Stainer “Crucifixion” - April 1979
Stainer “Crucifixion” - April 1979

Thursday 5 April 1979 at Hearsall Baptist Church, Coventry

Stainer “Crucifixion”

Soloists: David Wynne Owen & Richard Johnson

Musical Director: John Dowding
Verdi “Requiem” - January 1979
Verdi “Requiem” - January 1979

Saturday 27 January 1979 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Verdi “Requiem”

Soloists: Margot Archibald, Gloria Jennings, William Pugh & Valentine Topalov

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Handel “Messiah” - December 1978
Handel “Messiah” - December 1978

Saturday 2 December 1978 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Messiah”

Joint concert with Central Hall Choir conducted by John Dowding
Britten, Parry & Elgar - May 1978
Britten, Parry & Elgar - May 1978

Saturday 13 May 1978 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Britten “National Anthem”, Parry “I Was Glad”, Elgar “Sea Pictures” & Elgar “The Music Makers”

Soloist: Bernadette Greevey

Orchestra da Camera conducted by John Dowding
Elgar “The Dream of Gerontius” - January 1978
Elgar “The Dream of Gerontius” - January 1978

Saturday 28 January 1978 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Elgar “The Dream of Gerontius”

Soloists: Shirley Minty, Geoffrey Pogson & John Gibbs

Joint concert with Central Hall Choir & Interdum Singers

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Handel “Messiah” - December 1977
Handel “Messiah” - December 1977

Saturday 3 December 1978 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Messiah”

Soloists: Janne Martyn, Norma Proctor, John Kingsley Smith & Geoffrey Shaw

Joint concert with Central Hall Choir

Corelli Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Masters of the Baroque - May 1977
Masters of the Baroque - May 1977

Saturday 21 May 1977 at Holy Family Church, Whitmore Park, Coventry

Masters of the Baroque - Music by Bach, Handel & Corelli & Vivaldi “Gloria”

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts & Christine Lockwood

Corelli Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Haydn “The Creation” - January 1977
Haydn “The Creation” - January 1977

Saturday 22 January 1977 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Haydn “The Creation”

Soloists: Patricia Garnham, Philip Russell & John King

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Handel “Messiah” - December 1976
Handel “Messiah” - December 1976

Saturday 11 December 1976 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Joint concert with Central Hall Choir

Soloists: Patricia Pritchard, Barbara Robotham, William McAlpine & Roger Stalman

Corelli Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Mendelssohn “Elijah” - May 1976
Mendelssohn “Elijah” - May 1976

Saturday 22 May 1976 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Soloists: Derek Hammond-Stroud, Jacquelyn Fugelle, Gloria Doubleday & Peter Jeffes

Musical Director: John Dowding
Bruckner & Parry - December 1975
Bruckner & Parry - December 1975

Saturday 6 December 1975 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Parry “Blest Pair of Sirens” & Bruckner “Great Mass in F Minor”

Soloists: Patricia Garnham, Brenda Beck, Philip Russell & John King

Musical Director: John Dowding
Dvorak & Brahms - June 1975
Dvorak & Brahms - June 1975

Saturday 21 June 1975 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Brahms “German Requiem” & Dvorak “Te Deum”

Soloists: Elizabeth Simon & Roger Stalman

Musical Director: John Dowding
Handel “Messiah” - March 1975
Handel “Messiah” - March 1975

Saturday 8 March 1975 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts, Brenda Beck, Anthony Parkinson & David Watson

Corelli Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
C P E Bach & Haydn - November 1974
C P E Bach & Haydn - November 1974

Sunday 24 November 1974 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

C. P. E. Bach “Magnificat” & Haydn “Harmony Mass”

Soloists: Rosalind Light, Brenda Beck, Philip Russell & David Watson

Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Beethoven & Schumann - February 1974
Beethoven & Schumann - February 1974

Saturday 2 February 1974 in the College Theatre, Coventry

Beethoven “Choral Fantasia”, Schumann “Requiem for Mignon” & clarinet pieces

The Orchestra da Chiesa conducted by John Dowding
JAMES BOWMAN SINGS HANDEL - MAY 1974
JAMES BOWMAN SINGS HANDEL - MAY 1974

Saturday 18 May 1974 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Handel “Solomon”

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts, Angela Caine, Philip Russell & James Bowman

Orchestra da Chiesa conducted by John Dowding
Music Through The Year - December 1973
Music Through The Year - December 1973

Saturday 1 December 1973 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Music Through the Year - A Miscellany of Works For All Seasons

Coventry School of Music Brass Band conducted by John Dowding. Narrated by Barry Lankester
Summer Concert - June 1973
Summer Concert - June 1973

Thursday 14 June 1973 at St Mary's Guildhall, Coventry

Stanford “Songs of the Sea” & Brahms “Liebeslieder Waltzes”

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts, Richard Johnson, Audrey Watts & John Dowding

Informal Concert & Cheese and Wine Party. Conducted by John Dowding
Verdi & Elgar - March 1973
Verdi & Elgar - March 1973

Saturday 31 March 1973 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Verdi “Four Sacred Pieces” & Elgar “The Music Makers”

Soloist: Joan Boothroyd

Orchestra da Chiesa conducted by John Dowding
Beethoven & Parry - November 1972
Beethoven & Parry - November 1972

Thursday 23 November 1972 at Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Beethoven “Mass in C” & Parry “Ode on St Cecilia's Day”

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts, Brenda Beck, Philip Russell & Richard Johnson

Orchestra da Chiesa conducted by John Dowding
Saint-Saens “Samson & Delilah” - May 1972
Saint-Saens “Samson & Delilah” - May 1972

Saturday 20 May 1972 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Saint-Saens “Samson & Delilah”

Soloists: Barbara Maguire, Richard Johnson, Roy Hewlett, Norman Tattersall, Geoffrey Stenne & Tony Parkinson

Coventry Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Dowding
Mozart & Vaughan Williams - December 1971
Mozart & Vaughan Williams - December 1971

Thursday 2 December 1971 at Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Mozart “Requiem” & Vaughan Williams “Five Mystical Songs”

Soloists: Brenda Beck, Angela Caine, Philip Russell & Norman Tattersall

Orchestra da Chiesa conducted by John Dowding
Purcell “Dido & Aeneas” - June 1971
Purcell “Dido & Aeneas” - June 1971

Saturday 5 June 1971 at College Theatre, Butts, Coventry

Purcell “Dido & Aeneas”

Soloists: Mark Deller, Norma Goldie, Dorothy Iredale, John Dowding & Sybil Chambers

New London Ensemble conducted by Timothy Reynish
Fauré & Dvorak - March 1971
Fauré & Dvorak - March 1971

Saturday 21 March 1971 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Fauré “Requiem” & Dvorak “Te Deum”

Soloists: Norma Goldie & John King

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by Timothy Reynish
Mozart, Bach & Haydn - November 1970
Mozart, Bach & Haydn - November 1970

Saturday 21 November 1970 at Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Haydn “Mass in D Minor (Nelson Mass)”, Bach “Cantata 140” & Mozart “Exultate Jubilate”

Soloists: Norma Goldie, Christine Garforth, Cyril Somers & William Mason

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by Timothy Reynish
Mendelssohn “Elijah” - May 1970
Mendelssohn “Elijah” - May 1970

Saturday 9 May 1970 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Mendelssohn “Elijah”

Soloists: Rosalind Roberts, Roberta Morrell, Gilbert Rogers & Michael Rayner

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by Timothy Reynish
Handel “Messiah” - March 1970
Handel “Messiah” - March 1970

Thursday 19 March 1970 at St Barbara's Church, Earlsdon, Coventry

Handel “Messiah”

Musical Director: Timothy Reynish