The Magic of Mozart

Our All Mozart concert took place on 26th November 2016. We performed the lovely ‘Missa Brevis in D’ with choir, soloists & string ensemble and continuo, as well as the beautiful ‘Ave Verum Corpus’ and solos/choruses from Mozart’s dazzling operatic output.

A selection from ‘The Marriage of Figaro’:

Overture – Orchestra.

‘Strew in his praises’ – Choir with continuo

’Is it pain, is it pleasure?’ – Elaine Fleming (guest soloist)

‘If you are after a little amusement’ – John Frith (solo)

‘Unlock the door!’ – Joanne Sparkes, Elaine Fleming (duet)

‘Say goodbye now to pastimes and play lad’ – John Frith, Elaine Fleming (duet)

‘Missa Brevis’ in D, K194 – Choir with string orchestra & continuo

Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei
– Soloists: Joanne Sparkes (soprano), Elaine Fleming (alto),
Laurie Pegrum (tenor), Peter Wells (bass)

‘A Musical Joke’, K.522 – Orchestra

‘Laudate Dominum’ – soloist Elaine Fleming

‘Ave Verum Corpus‘ – Choir

‘Lie calmly, thou oceans’ from ‘Cosi fan tutte’ –
– Soloists: Josie O’Driscoll, Elaine Fleming, John Frith

A selection from ‘The Magic Flute’:

‘Now tell me’ – Peter Wells (Papageno)

‘Pa, Pa, Pa’ – John Frith (Papageno), Jo Sparkes (Pagagena)

End of Act 1 – Peter Wells (Sarastro)

‘Scenda Amor’ – final chorus from act III of ‘Idomeneo’, in Italian.