Spring Concert at St Ann's

07/05/2013 14:38

There's some splendid music on offer at our Concert on Saturday.

Here's the programme content:


First Half

Prelude - Ola Gjeilo;   Versa est in luctum - Alfonso Lobo; Nunc Dimittis - Gustav Holst

I lie down this night with God and May God the Father bless us     From ‘Three Gaelic blessings’ by David W. Jepson    

Solo: Georgina Hulse (Soprano) accompanist Dave Robinson V'adoro pupille . from  Handel's Julius Caesar

Ave Maria Vytautas Miškinis;

Two Lenten Motets by Paveł Łukaszewski  I.  Memento mei, Domine  II. Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine

I. The dark-eyed sailor, II.  The spring time of the year, III. Just as the tide was flowing 

From ‘Five English folk songs’ Ralph Vaughan Williams


Second Half

With a lily in your hand - Eric Whitacre; Sleep - Eric Whitacre;  Rise up, my love, my fair one - Healy Willan

Northern Lights - Ola Gjeilo; Ay que dolor - Joan Cererols; O vos omnes - Tomás Luis de Victoria

Solo:  Lloyd Poulter (Tenor) accompanist Dave Robinson The Salley Gardens - Benjamin Britten

Loch Lomond Trad. - Scottish arr. David Overton; Greensleeves - Trad.  English arr. Bob Chilcott

Spread a little happiness - Clifford Grey/Vivian Ellis; Don’t it make my brown eyes blue - Richard Leigh, arr. Alan Woods



Our Musical Director


Jill Henderson-Wild has been with us since 2006.

Her biographical notes are in the People page.

Our Assistant Musical Director

Dave Robinson

See the People page for more details

2024 Concert Dates:


  • 29 June 2024, 7:30pm, at Emmanuel Church, Didsbury 
  • 6 July 2024, 7:30pm, at the church of St Michael and All Angels, Hawkshead
  • 19 October 2024, 3:00pm, at St Margaret's Church, Prestwich
  • 7 December 2024, 3:00pm, at Didsbury Baptist Church
  • 24 December 2024, 3:00pm in the Bridgewater Hall
  • 15 March 2025, 7:30pm, with Bury Youth Big Band at Bury Parish Church
  • 10 May 2025, 7:30pm, with the Master Singers at All Saints Parish Church, Cawthorne
  • 5 July 2025, 7:30pm, at the Bridge Church, Otley
Tickets can be reserved here