Concert repertoire

a6ef8503170b878c5d37a7ae0d33053e70dbbd27Choral classics

‘Abendlied’ by Rheinberger
‘As torrents in summer’ by Elgar (2015/2016, recorded)
‘Come live with me’ by Bennett (2014)
‘Dashing away with the smoothing iron’ arranged by John Rutter (2014)
Five American folksongs by Daryl Runswick (2016/2017)
Five English folksongs: ‘Just as the tide was flowing’, ‘The dark eyed sailor’, ‘The lover’s ghost’, ‘The springtime of the year’, ‘Wassail’, arranged by Vaughan Williams (2015/2016)
‘Lay a garland’ by Pearsall (2015)
Seven poems of Robert Bridges by Finzi (2017)
‘The bluebird’ by Stanford (2015)
‘The long day closes’ by Sullivan (2016/2017)
‘The turtle dove’ by Vaughan Williams (2013)

ChristmasPeter

A hymn to the Virgin by Britten (2015)
‘Balulalow’ by Richard Allain (2015)
‘Bethlehem down’ by Warlock (2015)
‘Bogoroditsye Dyevo’ from Vespers by Rachmaninov (2016)
‘Birthday carol’ by Willcocks
Ceremony of Carols by Britten (2016)
‘Ding dong! merrily on high’ arranged by Willcocks (2016)
Fantasia on Christmas Carols, by Vaughan Williams (2016)
‘Follow that star’ by Peter Gritton (2015)
‘Gloria!’ by Randol Alan Bass, with brass (2016)
‘Have yourself a merry little Christmas’ by Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane, arranged by Peter Gritton (2015)
‘Hodie Christus natus est’ by Sweelinck (2014)
‘Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber’, arranged by Willcocks (2016)
‘Just another star’ by Karl Jenkins/Carol Barratt, arranged by Peter Gritton (2016)
‘Les anges dans nos campagnes’ arranged by Tobias Frank (2016)14e910d13ca5dced5575f04d20e477533f20a9f9
‘Mary’s boy child’ by Hairston, arranged by Peter Gritton (2014)
‘O magnum mysterium’ Victoria (2014)
‘O magnum mysterium’ Morten Lauridsen (2015)
Quatre motets pour the temps de Noel by Poulenc (2013)
‘Santa Claus is coming to town’ by Fred Coot, arranged by Peter Gritton (2013)
‘The Christmas song’ by Robert Wells, arranged by Peter Gritton (2013)
The Manchester carols by Sasha Johnson Manning/Carol Ann Duffy (2014)
‘The crown of roses’ by Tchaikovsky (2015)
‘The Oxen’ by Rathbone (2016)
‘The twelve days of Christmas’ arranged by Andrew Carter (2015)
‘Tomorrow shall be my dancing day’, arranged by Willcocks (2016)
‘Wassail’ by Vaughan Williams (2014)
‘We wish you a merry Christmas’ arranged by Arthur Warrell (2016)
‘What sweeter music’ by John Rutter (2015)
‘Winter wonderland’ by Felix Bernard, arranged by Peter Gritton (2014)
‘White Christmas’ arranged by Stuart White (2015)

Contemporary

A fancy of folksongs by Cecilia McDowall (2016)
Five childhood lyrics by John Rutter (2016)
Fragments from his dish by Bob Chilcott (2016/2017)
Singing by Numbers by Chilcott (2017)
‘Sleep’ Eric Whitacre (2017)
‘Tequila samba’ by Guy Turner (2014/2017)
‘This marriage’ by Eric Whitacre (2013)
‘Viva la musica’ by Ivan Erod (2016/2017)

Gospel/Spirituals

‘Ain’t judgin’ no man’ by Greg Gilpin (2013)
‘Deep River’ by Moses Hogan
‘Five Negro Spirituals’ from A child of our time by Michael Tippett (2014)
‘I’m gonna sing ’til the Spirit moves in my heart’ by Moses Hogan (2013)

Light arrangements

‘Ain’t misbehavin’ by ‘Fats’ Waller (arr. Gritton) (2017)
‘Autumn leaves’ by Kosma, arranged by Andrew Carter (2014/17)e3ee6d4ce8ae8da6a57ac6a55cb3e110225431bb
Beatles for choirs, a Beatles medley arranged by Alan Simmons (2016)
‘Blue moon’ by Rodgers and Hart (2016, recorded)
‘Every time we say goodbye’ by Cole Porter, arranged by Alan Simmons (2015)
‘Frankie and Johnny’ adapted by Robert De Cormier (2014)
‘Hard to say I’m sorry’ by Chicago’s Peter Cetera (2013)
‘I got rhythm’ by Gershwin, arranged by Christopher Clapham (2014/2015)
‘I will’ by The Beatles, arranged by Alan Simmons (2016)
‘Let’s do it’ by Porter arranged by David Blackwell (2014/2015/2016/2017)
‘Over the rainbow’ by Arlen and Harburg (2014/2016, recorded)
Songs and sonnets by George Shearing (2015, recorded)
‘Rainy days and Mondays’ by The Carpenters (2017)
”s wonderful’ by Gershwin (2017)
Singing by numbers by Bob Chilcott (2017)
‘Summertime’ from Porgy and Bess, by Gershwin (2017)
‘Tea for two’ by Youmans and Caesar (2016)
‘Teddy bears’ picnic’  by John Bratton (2016)
‘The Goslings’ by Frederick Bridge (2016)
‘You are the new day’ by Airwaves’ John David, arranged by Peter Knight (2013)
‘When I’m 64’ by The Beatles, arranged by Alan Simmons (2016)

Madrigals

‘All creatures now’ by John Bennet (winner of the ‘Own Choice’ category, Portsmouth Competition 2017)
‘April is in my mistress’ face’ by Morley (2014)
‘Draw on sweet night’ by Wilbye (2016)
‘Fair Phyllis’ by Farmer (2013/2016)
‘Sing we and chant it’ by Morley (2013)
‘Though Amaryllis dance’ by Byrd (2015)
‘Weep O mine eyes’ by Bennet (2016)

Opera

Dido and Aeneas by Purcell (with Cranleigh Choral Society, 2015)

Sacred choral classics

‘Allelyua psallat’ by Peter Aston (Portsmouth Competition 2017)
‘Ave Maria’ by Bruckner (2015)Teddington
‘Ave verum Corpus’ by Mozart (2015)
‘Beati quorum via’ by Standford (2015/2017)
‘Beatus vir’ by Monteverdi (2017)
‘Bring us, O Lord God’ by Harris (Manchester Music Festival 2016)
‘Cantique de Jean Racine’ by Faure (2017)
‘Coelos ascendit hodie’ by Stanford (2017)
‘Crucifixus’ by Antonio Lotti (Haslemere Music Festival 2017)
‘Exsultate justi’ by Viadana (Portsmouth Music Festival 2017 and Haslemere Music Festival 2017)
‘Funeral sentences’ by Purcell (2015)
‘Haec Dies’ by Byrd (Manchester Music Festival 2016)
‘Hear my prayer, O Lord’ by Purcell
‘I was glad when they said unto me’ by Purcell (2015)
‘If ye love me’ by Tallis (2013)
‘Johova, quam multi sunt hostes mei’ by Purcell (2015)
‘Justorum animae’ Stanford (2017)
‘Panis angelicus’ by Franck (2016)
Rejoice in the Lamb by Britten (2016)
‘Rejoice in the Lord alway’ by Purcell (2015)
‘Richte mich Gott!’ by Mendelssohn (Portsmouth Music Festival 2017)
‘Sicut cervus’ by Palestrina (2016)