Andrew Carter Celebrations 2009 – Performances in UK, Europe, & USA

Andrew Carter was 70 in December (2009), and it was lovely to know of performances of his music in this celebration year.

If your concert or special church service which included one of Andrew's pieces is not listed below do let us know. Please tell us also if any of your details are incorrect.

Most of the works listed here are roughly half hour pieces for mixed choir, soloists or children’s choir, and orchestra. The others are in italic

14 February 2009

      Singing Day
      Conductor: Gordon Stewart
      – Horizons

Prestbury, Cheshire

 22 February 2009 

Wakefield Cathedral Choir
Tom Moore organ
Director: Jonathan Bielby
Southwell Service

 Wakefield Cathedral
14 March 2009

Harrogate Choral Society
60th anniversary concert
Harrogate Ladies College Choir
Amici Ensemble
Conductor: Andrew Padmore

 Ripon Cathedral

 14 March 2009                

Cumbria Rural Choirs & Youth Choir
Derwent Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Wright
Te Deum

  Leisure Centre, Penrith

15 March 2009

Cincinnati Choral Society
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
Douglas Belland
Te Deum

Anderson Hills United Methodist Church        
Cincinnati, USA

22 March 2009

Children’s Choir of Greys Church
Conductor: Sarah Manocha
Mothering Sunday

Greys Church, Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire
26 March 2009

Colfes Senoir School Choir
Colfes Prep School Choir

Colfes School, Lee, London

  27 March 2009

Cantata Chorus, Portsmouth VA
50th anniversary concert
Virginia Children’s Chorus
Te Deum

Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
29 March 2009

Moorings Presbyterian Church Chancel & Choralier Choirs with orchestra
Conductor: Richard Crofts

 Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples,
 Florida, USA

30 March 2009

Gordon Stewart (organ)

Huddersfield Town Hall

4 April 2009

Stratford Chamber Choir
Rachel Godsill Soprano
Alexandra Gibson Contralto
The Regency Sinfonia
Conductor: Stephen Dodsworth
Musick’s Jubilee

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon

2 May 2009

Malcolm Riley (organ)
Whitlock' Recital

St Stephen's Church, Bournemouth

2 May 2009

Reading Phoenix Choir
Conductor: Norman Morris
**Darest thou now, O soul ** Premiere

Reading Concert Hall, Reading

3 May 2009

Chancel Choir of St Luke’s UMC
Conductor: Sid Davis

Sanctuary, St Luke’s United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas, USA
9 May 2009

Fleet Choral Society & Orchestra
Conductor: Gwyn Parry-Jones

St Andrew’s Garrison Ch. of Scotland, Aldershot

9 May 2009

Kendal Choral Society
Kendal Millennium Youth Choir
Conductor: Alan Gardner

Kendal Parish Church

15-17 May 2009 Switzerland

Chorproject PHZ
Chor der PHZ Lucerne, Schwyz, Zug
Kinderchor Cantate Domino, Erstfeld
Kinderchor Rägäbogä, Walchwil
Orchestra of Lucerne University
Leitung: Pius Haefliger

15: Zug
16: Lucerne
17: Altdorf

16 May 2009

Teign Choral Society
Choir of Teignmouth Community College
Director: Douglas Scarfe
Te Deum

Arts Centre, Teignmouth Community College

17 May 2009

London Festival of Contemporary Music
Magnificat (Wakefield Service)

St Pancras Church, London

31 May 2009

Choir of Tustin Presbyterian Church
David Koehring, organ
Director: Robert Volbrecht

 ** Californian Canticles ** Premiere

Presbyterian Church, Tustin, California USA

13 June 2009

Formby Choral Society
Director: David Holroyd

Church of our Lady of Compassion, Formby

28 June 2009

Choir of São Paulo Cathedral
Conductor: Silvio Baccarelli
Missa Sancti Pauli

São Paulo Cathedral, Brazil

29 June 2009

       Conductor: Molly Townson  
          – Two for the price of one

Guestling Church, nr Hastings

4 July 2009

Islington Choral Society
Elinor Carter
Mezzo Soprano
Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Bowden

St Augustine's Church, Archway Road, Highgate, London

4 July 2009

Cockermouth Harmonic Society
and Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Taylor
Musick’s Jubilee

All Saints Church, Cockermouth
11 July 2009

Abbeydale Singers
Conductor: Kevin Haighton
** The Cloths of Heaven ** Premiere

St John’s Church, Ranmoor, Sheffield

13 July 2009

Islington Choral Society
Elinor Carter Mezzo Soprano
Amadeus Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Bowden

St Nicholas Chapel, Kings Lynn
Kings Lynn Festival


10 August 2009

        European Cathedral Singers
        conductor: Martin van Bleek
        – God is love

York Minster

5 October 2009 1.00pm

Gordon Stewart  Organ
Anthony Thompson  Trumpet
New World Ensemble
Conductor: Dougie Scarfe
– Aria (organ)
– Petite Suite
(trumpet and organ)

** Organ Concerto ** UK Premiere

Town Hall, Huddersfield
11 October 2009

       Timothy Gray Organ
       – St Wilfrid's Suite     

 St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

31 October 2009   

         Chanticleer Singers (UK)
         Conductor: Jane Sturmheit
         Three folk Song Arrangements:
O Waly Waly
            I will give my love an apple
            Come you not from Newcastle?
          Pokarekare Ana
            Two for the price of one

  Helmsley Arts Centre, North Yorkshire 

14 November 2009

70th Birthday Celebration
Chapter House Choir
Conductor: Stephen Williams
Guest conductor: Andrew Carter
- Darest thou, now, O soul walk out with me
       towards the Unknown Region  (Whitman)
– Mirabile Misterium
– No man is an Island (Donne)
– The Cloths of Heaven (Yeats)
** How do I love thee? Let me count the ways   (EB Browning) Premiere **

Chapter House, York Minster

28 November 2009

“Andrew Carter Birthday Celebration”
Otley Choral Society
(original commissioner)
Joanne Dexter Soprano
Elinor Carter
Mezzo Soprano
Yorkshire Chamber Orchestra
  Leader: Sally Robinson
Conductor: Alan Horsey
Musick’s Jubilee

Otley Parish Church

www.otley choral society

5 December 2009

St Neots Choral Society (original commissioner)
Linda Hibberd Mezzo Soprano
Conductor: Reginald Searle

St. Neots, Cambs

24 December 2009

       Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols

       Choir of King's College
       Peter Stevens, organ
       Director: Stephen Cleobury
       – Mary's Magnificat

 King's College, Cambridge