The inaugural concert for the Edge Chamber Choir took place at St Laurence's Church, Ludlow on 12th July 2014 with an exciting, inspiring accessible and beautiful programme which we hoped would introduce a new audience to the fascinating world of 20th and 21st Century composers.



Jubilate Deo - Benjamin Britten
Northern Lights - Ola Gjeilo
Nunc Dimittis - Geoffrey Burgon
Arches and Echoes - Brian Gulland
Nunc Dimittis - Christian Forshaw
Rejoice in the Lamb - Benjamin Britten
Crown my Heart - Jame Whitbourn
Divo Aloysio Sacrum - James MacMillan
"Suite" de Lorca - Einojuhani Rautavaara
Responses - Richard A Harvey
Son of God Mass - James Whitbourn


Our second concert, Motets from Mendelssohn to MacMillan, was performed on 7th February, again in St Laurence's Church, Ludlow.


Childhood: a collection of music and words centred memories of childhood.

Friday 22 May 7:30pm St Mary's Church, Bridgnorth

Saturday 23rd May 7:30pm St Laurence's Church, Ludlow

Drunken Sailor arr. Jonathan Willcocks

Philip's Breeches - Benjamin Britten

Dolly Suite Op. 56 - Gabriel Faure (piano duet Karen Morgan and Julie Read)
Reading: The Choosing Liz Lochhead (read by Eileen Addy)
The Little Horses - Aaron Copland (solo Linda Francis)
Lullaby from 'The Bavarian Highlands' - Edward Elgar
A Boy and a Girl - Eric Whitacre
Short story: The Lumber Room - Saki (read by Nicholas Eden)
Five Childhood Lyrics - John Rutter
Childhood - Jenny McLeod
A Good Boy from 'From a Child's Garden' - Malcolm Williamson (solo Celia Gibb
Reading: Having my ears boxed - Roger McGough (read by Neil Sanders)
Reading: Wearing thin  - Roger McGough (read by Jane Bishop)
Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel - Engerbert Humperdinck (duet Debra Bartlett and Catherine Brown)
The Seal Lullaby - Eric Whitacre
El Hambo - Jaakko Mantyjarvi






We are grateful to the Friends of Ludlow Arts for enabling this concert to go ahead by sponsoring our saxophonist and organist.