St Columba's Presbyterian Church of Scotland, Pont Street, London

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St Columba's Presbyterian Church of Scotland,

London July 2008

The Choir gave a recital in Saint Columba's Church, Pont Street at 7:30 pm on Saturday 12 July and the following evening the choir members joined the massed choirs in the Royal Albert Hall for a performance of The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins in the second half of a programme which also included the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky and extracts from the Planets Suite by Holst.

Programme for Saturday 12 July

J.S. Bach: Jesu Christ meins Lebens licht
Mozart: Ave verum corpus
Palestrina/Poulenc/Lauridsen: three settings of O magnum mysterium
Bruckner: Locus iste
Dupré: O salutaris
Greig: Ave maris stella
Tchaikovsky: Dostoino yest

J.S. Bach: Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Franck: Panis angelicus
Josquin Desprez/Stravinsky/Dupré/Rachmaninov: four settings of Ave Maria
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Tavener: The Lamb
Finzi: God is gone up

Personal Perspectives

A number of choir members recorded their personal perspectives on their experiences on the trip.

Massed choirs in the Albert Hall on 12 July 2008

Massed choirs in the Albert Hall
photograph courtesy of David Way