Musical Celebration (Micahel John Maddocks)

Sun 18 May 2008
Musical Celebration (Michael John Maddocks)
St Margaret’s Swinton

We are the music makers,
We are the dreamer of dreams …
We are the movers and shakers
Of the world forever, it seems.
Arthur O’Shaughnessy, English poet, 1844-81

The Music Makers

Abbeydale Singers
Musical Director: Kevin Haighton
Bel Canto Musical Director: Barbara Senior Accompanist: Jonathan Gooing
The Danensian Choir Musical Director: Vernon Hoyle Accompanist: Christopher Wren
Rawmarsh and District Choral Society Musical Director: Barbara Senior Accompanist: Jonathan Gooing
Danny Maddocks Trio Featuring: Jon Hibbard – Soprano Saxophone Ross Keeble – Percussion
Sebastian Staziker: Piano
Josh Takacs: Tenor Accompanied by Danny Maddocks and Jonathan Gooing

Programme Introduced by Danny
The Four Choirs
For the Beauty of the Earth – Rutter
Ave Verum – Mozart

Rawmarsh and District Choral Society
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
Hear my Prayer – Mendelssohn featuring Soprano Soloist Melanie Mastrotataro

Sebastian Staziker Mazurka in F minor – Chopin

Josh Takacs
Then you’ll remember me – Balfe
If With All Your Hearts – Mendelssohn

The Danensian Choir
O Pray for the peace of Jerusalem –
Howells Magnificat in D – Bairstow


Bel Canto
Fight the Good Fight – Gardiner
Beati Quorum Via – Stanford
The Lord is my Shepherd – Goodall
Rhythm of Life – Coleman

Danny Maddocks Trio
Castle on the Hill – Maddocks
Image on the Wall – Maddocks
Spain – Chick Corea

Abbeydale Singers
Everyone Suddenly Burst out Singing – Lang
Never Weather Beaten Sail – Shepherd
Pastime – Henry VIII, arr. Swingle
A Gaelic Blessing – Rutter

The Four Choirs
Zadok the Priest – Handel
The Lord Bless You and Keep You – Rutter

An Evening of Music with…

Sat 17 May 2008
An Evening of Music with.. (Carmina Burana)
St Margaret’s Swinton

Zadok the Priest Handel

Vocal Solo: Carol Price
Domine Deus Vivaldi

Pianoforte Solo: Lauren Sawdon
Clair de Lune Debussy

Bel Canto
Beati Quorum Via Stanford
The Lord is my Shepherd Goodall
For the Beauty of the Earth Rutter

Pianoforte Solo: Alistair Backhouse
Toccata ~ Khachaturian

Bel Canto
The King Shall Rejoice Handel

(The Pianoforte soloists, Lauren and Alistair, have been successful in many examinations and competitions and were most recently both prize winners in the Rotherham Young Musician of the Year. They share Bel Canto’s passion for music and we are very pleased to have them with us for our summer concert.)


Bel Canto
Carmina Burana Carl Qrff
Pianists: Jonathan Gooing and Andrew Backhouse
Soprano: Melanie Mastrototaro Baritone: Stephen Godward
Percussion Section Leader: John Watterson

Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi
Primo vere
Uf dem Anger
In Taberna
Cour d’amour
Blanziflor et Helena
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi