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Concerts at St Mary's Church, Warwick



19 May 2018


‘Rise up, my love’ – music for summer time…

The Nelson Consort

Oliver Hancock  Director

Programme to include:

Rise up, my love, my fair one  Healey Willan

Ave maris stella  Edvard Grieg

When Mary thru’ the garden went  Charles Villiers Stanford

Which was the Son of… Arvo Pärt

Steal Away  Trad. Spiritual arr. William Drakett 

Founded in 2014 by director Oliver Hancock, the Nelson Consort is an eight-voice chamber choir dedicated to promoting music for unaccompanied voices, drawing attention to lesser-known repertoire whilst also performing more familiar works to a very high standard.

Tickets:  Full £10, Friends/concessions £8, accompanied under 16s £1, available on the door.

25 May 2018


Summer Recitals series

James Druce (trombone)

Admission free, retiring collection

9 June 2018


‘Let the people praise thee’ – music for a Royal occasion

Collegium Warwick

Mark Swinton Organ

Oliver Hancock Director

To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, Collegium offer a selection of music written for coronations and other royal occasions. The programme includes Handel’s ‘Coronation Anthems’ (written for George II), Mathias’ ‘Let the people praise thee, O God’ (written for the wedding of Charles and Diana), and more by McKie, Parry, and Elgar.

Tickets:  £13, accompanied under 16s free, available from St Mary's Gift Shop 01926 403940, or on the door.

23 June 2018


Singing for Pleasure Concert

with Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir

Charity concert in aid of Safeline a Warwick-based charity protecting and supporting those affected by sexual abuse.

Tickets £10 (children £3) available from the church shop or from 01926 492741

25 June 2018


Concert by The Albany First United Methodist Church Choir, Oregan

and Gold Coast Chorus, California

30 June 2018


Hail, gladdening light!

The Choir of the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick

Mark Swinton Organ

Oliver Hancock Director

The boys, girls and gentlemen of the Choir of the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick, under their Director of Music, Oliver Hancock, present a concert of music by 20th- and 21st-century British composers. The programme begins and ends with music composed by Hubert Parry, as 2018 marks the centenary of his death.

I was glad  C. Hubert H. Parry

A New Song  James MacMillan

Faire is the Heaven  William Harris

Blessed city, heavenly Salem  Edward Bairstow

When Mary thro' the garden went  Charles Villiers Stanford

Lo, the full final sacrifice  Gerald Finzi

Hail, gladdening light  Charles Wood

Seek him that maketh the seven stars  Jonathan Dove

The Spirit of the Lord  Edward Elgar

Three motets  Charles Villiers Stanford

Blest pair of sirens  C. Hubert H. Parry

Tickets:  Adults £15, Concessions £12, children under 16 (accompanied by an adult) £1 available from St Mary's Gift Shop 01926 403940, and on the door.

6 July 2018


Summer Recitals series

Richard Hinsley (piano)

Admission free, retiring collection

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