Programmes

CANTORELLI

VOCAL OCTET


The group has an extensive repertoire of mainly European sacred and secular choral music from the medieval to the present day.

2019 SPRING CONCERT PROGRAMME

* indicates music for the concert at St Sarkis Armenian Church on June 15th

*Cantate Domino - Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

*Ego flos campi - Jacobus Clemens non Papa (1510-1555)

*Hark, all ye lovely saints - Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
*Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone - John Farmer (1570-1601)
*I love, alas, I love thee - Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

Cucu, cucu!-  Juan del Encina (1464-1523)
Fata la parte - Juan del Encina
Un cavalier di Spagna - Francesco Patavino (c.1478-c.1556)

*O morte - Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

Trois chansons - Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
*I was glad Henry-  Purcell (1659-1695)
*Hear my prayer, O Lord - Henry Purcell

Chi la gagliarda, donne, vo'imparare-  Baldassare Donato (c.1530-1603)
Quivi sospiri - Luzzasco Luzzaschi (1545-1607)

Kacen divoka-  Leos Janacek (1854-1928)
Ach Vojna, Vojna! - Leos Janacek

*O vos omnes-  Pablo Casals (1876-1973)

*Armenian folk songs - Komitas (1869-1935)
 

Addional repertoire:

*Three Motets by Charles Stanford

  Justorum animae

  Coelos ascendit hodie

  Beati quorum via

*Two partsongs by Robert Pearsall

  Lay a garland

  Who shall have my lady fair

*Jesu, dulcis memoria by T.L. da Victoria

*Excerpts from the Divine Liturgy (Armenian) by Makar Yekmalyan


CHRISTMAS 2018 PROGRAMME


Parry - Welcome Yule

Dering - Gaudent in coelis

Ledger - Adam lay ybounden

Tallis - O Nata Lux

Pearsall - In Dulci Jubilo

Britten – Hymn to the virgin

Victoria - O magnum mysterium

Gjeilo - Northern Lights

Carol Ann Duffy’s poem 'The Christmas Truce’

Whitacre - Lux arumque

Victoria - Gaudent in coelis

Gaudete

Dumigan – Can it be true

Head -The Little  Road to Bethlehem

Rocking Carol

CURRENT MUSIC IN PREPARATION FOR CONCERTS IN 2020


Jubilate Deo by Giovanni Gabrieli

Cantate Domino by Claudio Monteverdi

O Lord God of Hosts by Henry Purcell

O clap your hands by Orlando Gibbons

Nunc Dimittis by Gustav Holst

Jesu dulcis memoria by Victoria

All creatures now by John Bennet

Sleep fleshly birth by Robert Ramsey

Due rose fresche by Andrea Gabrieli

Lieto Godea by Giovanni Gabrieli

El Grillo by Josquin Despres

Fata la parte by Juan del Encina

Cucu by Juan del Encina

Chi chi li chi by Orlando de Lassus

Che fa oggi by Luca Marenzio

Gia torna by Luca Marenzio

Io mi son giovinetta by Alfonso Ferrabosco

O salutaris hostia by Giachino Rossini

Pater noster by Giusseppe Verdi

Os justi by Anton Bruckner

Three Shakespeare Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ubi Caritas by Maurice Durufle

Lay a garland by Robert Pearsall

The Blue Bird by Charls Stanford




2018 PROGRAMME


Angelus Domini (1735)    Claudio Casciolini (Italy 1690-1760)

Regina caeli laetare    Heinrich Isaac (Netherlands c.1450-1517)

Crucifixus a  8    Antonio Lotti (Italy 1667-1740)

Ave Maria    Josquin Desprez (France c.1440-1521)

Eli Eli    György Deák-Bárdos (Hungary 1905-12991)

Jesu, dulcis memoria    attrib.  T.L.de Victoria (Spain 1548-1611)

Nunc dimittis    G.P.da Palestrina (Italy 1525-1594)

Ave maris stella    Edvard Grieg (Norway 1843-1907)

Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Muhseligen    Johannes Brahms (Germany 1833-1897)


Un soir de neige    Francis Poulenc (France 1899-1963)

Si ch'io vorrei morrire    Claudio Monteverdi (Italy 1567-1643)

Quel augellin che canta    Claudio Monteverdi

Margot labourez les vignes    Jacques Arcadelt (Flanders 1507-1568)

Ancor che col partire    Cipriano de Rore (Flanders d.1565)

Il bianco e dolce cigno    Jacques Arcadelt

Un doux regard    Pierre de Manchicourt (Flanders c.1510-1564)

Que n'est elle aupres de moi     Pierre Certon (France 1515-1572)

Au joli jeu du pousse avant    Clément Janequin (France c,1485-1558)

La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire    Pierre Certon

Dana Dana    Lajos Bárdos (Hungary 1899-1986)

Abenlied    Josef Rheinberger (Liechtenstein 1839-1901)

The programme for 2017  included:


HENRY PURCELL::
Funeral sentences
Hear my prayer, O Lord
Remember not, Lord, our offences
In God's word will I rejoice
Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry
I was glad
Jubilate
Magnificat
Nunc dimittis
My Beloved Spake
Dido and Aeneas (excerpts)



My spirit sang all day by Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

The blue bird by Charles Stanford (1852-1924)

I love my love by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

I sowed the seeds of lov eby Gustav Holst

My love dwelt in a Northern land by Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Funeral sentences by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Man that is born of woman

In the midst of life we are in death

Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts

Kyrie from Mass in G minorRalph by Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

I was glad by Henry Purcell

Hear my prayer, O Lord by Henry Purcell

Three Motets by Charles Stanford

1.          Justorum animae

2.          Coelos ascendit hodie

3.          Beati quorum via

The programmes for 2016 included:


MacMillan-  Miserere

Vaughan Williams - Kyrie

Parry - Lord, let me know mine end

Stanford:Beati quorum via

  Justorum animae

  Coelos ascendit hodie

Bryars - Super flumina

Dumigan - Ave Maria

Britten - Evening Primrose

Elgar - My Love Dwelsl in a Northern land

  As Torrents in Summer

  Go song of mine

  There is sweet music

Holst - I love my love

  I sowed the seeds of love

Stanford - Bluebird


Selig sind die Toten-  Heinrich Schutz (German 1585-1672)

Enek Szent Istvan Kiralyhoz - Zoltan Kodaly (Hungarian1882-1967)
Turot Eszik - A Cigany

Sum Tuum Praesidium - Jan Dismas Zelenka (Czech 1679-1745)

Jesu, meine Freude - Johann Sebastian Bach (German 1685-1750)

Yugoslav Folksongs - Matyas Seiber (Hungarian 1905-1960)

Totus Tuus - Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki (Polish 1933-2010)

Steh auf, meine Freudin - Philipp Dulichius (German 1562-1631)

Hortobagy - Gyorgy Ligeti (Romanian 1923-2006)

The programmes for 2015 included:


Scarlatti - Exultate Deo
Viadana - Exultate Justi
Gesualdo - Languisco e moro
Palestrina - Missa Brevis
Monteverdi - Cantate Domino
Gesualdo - In Monte Olivetti
Monteverdi - Che se tu ser il cor mio
Monteverdi - Io mi son giovinetta
Palestrina - Jesu Rex Admirabilis
Monteverdi - Mentrio miravo fiso
Monteverdi - Baci soavi et cari
Agricola - Amore che sospirar
Rore - Ancor che col partire
Rossini - O Salutaris Hostia