Concertsat First Church

2017-2018 Season Overview

We are happy to announce the 2017-2018 series of Concerts at First Church. Watch this space for more complete information.

CONGREGATIONAL CONCERTS – Sundays at 4pm, unless noted otherwise

*22 Sep – Kevin Jones, organist (*note time: Friday at 7.30pm)
29 Oct – The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation:
Bach cantata Ein feste Burg, BWV 80 (follows Evensong)
17 Dec – Christmas Lessons and Carols
4 Mar – Dexter Kennedy, organist
*13 Apr – The American Boychoir (*note time: Friday at 7.30pm – special ticketed event)
6 May – Choral Concert: Te Deum laudamus! (follows Evensong)

FIRST TUESDAYS – Tuesdays at 12.15pm

3 Oct – “There’s Something About Mary” – Elizabeth McConnaughey, soprano
7 Nov – Music for harp and organ – Jeanne Norton & Kevin Jones
6 Feb – G. Dene Barnard, organist
6 Mar – Bach’s Birthday Concert – Kevin Jones, harpsichordist

CHORAL EVENSONG – Sundays at 4pm

17 Sept – Jones “Gladden”; Kelly in C (Latin American)
29 Oct – Sumsion; Sumsion in A
19 Nov – Ayleward; Caracciolo
21 Jan – Howells; Howells “Westminster”
18 Feb – Byrd; Byrd Second Service
18 Mar – Leighton; Howells in B minor
6 May – Jones “Gladden”; Ešenvalds “Merton College”
8 July – “Bon Voyage” Evensong: Leighton; Ešenvalds “Merton College”

MUSIC IN LITURGY

24 Dec – Magnificat! – 10.30pm
30 Mar – Victoria St. John Passion – 7.30pm