A Sprig of Thyme

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St Barnabas Church, Mitcham Saturday 29th March 2014 at 19:30

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RehearsalPhoto: Alan Watson
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Our Spring concert is with orchestra, our friends Philharmonia Britannica, as part of the Colliers Wood Arts Festival.

Choir and orchestra:

  • John Rutter's The Sprig of Thyme - 11 folk songs from the British Isles:
    • The bold grenadier
    • The keel row
    • The willow tree
    • The sprig of thyme
    • Down by the sally gardens
    • The cuckoo
    • I know where I'm going
    • Willow song
    • O can ye sew cushions?
    • The miller of Dee
    • Afton water
  • Aaron Copland's Old American Songs (first set)
    • The Boatmen's Dance
    • The Dodger
    • Long Time Ago
    • Simple Gifts
    • I Bought Me a Cat


  • Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Greensleeves
  • Edward Elgar's Chanson de Matin
  • Christopher's arrangement of The Water is Wide (première)
  • Baritone solo: Alistair Sutherland

    Tickets are £10, with concessions £8 and Family Tickets £25 (2 Adults+2 under 16s) also available, all from the Arts Festival website or, subject to availability, at the door.

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