Saturday, February 15, 2020

Programme for Sunday 23rd February 2020

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 23rd February 2020 at 3pm

PSA Chair: Jeannette Warren
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson  

Guest Artists:  Joanne Whalley (Soprano) Paul Blundell (Tenor) accompanied by Joan Taylor (Piano)

Opening Music:  'Slavonic Dance' by Antonin Dvorak arranged by David Stone

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer   
Hymn: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: From the Opera 'Martha' by Friedrich von Flotow arranged by L. Artok

Vocal Items: Joanne Whalley (Soprano) Paul Blundell (Tenor) accompanied by Joan Taylor (Piano)

'L'Arlesienne' Suite No. 1 'Prelude' by Georges Bizet arranged by Herman Finck

Joanne, Paul and Joan return for further vocal items

Selection: 'The Count of Luxembourg' by Franz Lehar

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'As time goes by' by Herman Hupfeld
   
Chair: Remarks
Hymn:  Praise the Lord! Ye heavens, adore him   

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Semper Fidelis' a March by John Philip Sousa arranged by Aubrey Winter

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 29th March
Guest Artists: Halstow Community Choir 
Director: Penny Gunstone

Sunday 26th April
Guest Artists: Julie Hyland (Soprano) Ian Priestly (Baritone)

Sunday 17th May
Kent County Society Concert – Chislehurst Methodist Church

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
25th February
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st March
7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Programme for Sunday 26th January 2020

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 26th January 2020 at 3pm

PSA Chair: James Hay
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson   

Guest Artists:  Grace Constable (Soprano), Gary Marriot (Tenor)
Accompanied by Duncan Reid

Opening Music: 'The Ruins of Athens' A Turkish March by Ludwig Van Beethoven

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'Alleluia Sing to Jesus'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'The Bronze Horse' by Daniel François Esprit Auber Arranged by Aubrey Winter

Vocal Items:  Grace Constable (Soprano), Gary Marriot (Tenor)
Accompanied by Duncan Reid

'Gold and Silver' a Waltz by Franz Lehar

Grace, Gary and Duncan return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' by Frank Churchill arranged by George L. Zalva

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the 
Orchestra play: 'Rendez-vous' by Wilhelm Aletter
    
Chair: Remarks
Hymn ''At the name of Jesus'     
Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Non-Stop' (Independent Television News theme) by John Malcolm,
Orchestrated by Ivor Slaney, reconstructed by Gavin Sutherland

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 23rd February
Guest Artists: Joanne Whalley (Soprano) Paul Blundell (Tenor)

Sunday 29th March
Guest Artists: Halstow Community Choir 
Director: Penny Gunstone

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
28th January
4th, 11th, 18th, 25th February
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st March

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Carol Concert 15th December 2019

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Carol Concert
Sunday 15th December at 4.00pm

Introductory Music by the Orchestra from 3.45pm
'Trepak' from 'Casse-Noisette Ballet' by Pyotr Illyich Tschaikowsky
'White Christmas' by Irving Berlin
'Frosty the Snowman' by Jack Rollins arranged by Edwin Hutton
'Hallelujah Chorus' from 'The Messiah' by George Frideric Handel

Service begins at 4.00pm

Call to worship Zechariah 2: 10 and 11

Carol: 'Once in Royal David's City'

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Reading 1  Isaiah 9: 2 and 6-7

Carol: 'O Little Town of Bethlehem'

Reading 2  Luke 1: 26-35

Carol: 'Hark the Herald'

Poem 'Mary of Nazareth'

Reading 3  Luke 2: 1-7

Annie Sings 'O Holy Night'

Reading 4  Luke 2: 8-14

Carol: 'Angels from the realms of glory'

Reading 5 Matthew 2: 1-12

Poem 'Star of Bethelem'

Carol: 'In the bleak midwinter'

Reading 6  John 1: 1-14

Message Revd Richard Grocott

Carol Medley 'Christians Awake, It came upon a midnight clear and God rest you merry gentlemen'

The offering is taken as the Orchestra Play:
'He shall feed his flock' from 'The Messiah' by George Frideric Handel

Offering Prayer

Carol: 'O Come all ye Faithful'

Blessing

The Orchestra plays:
'Les Patineurs' (Skater's Waltz) by Emile Waldteufel
'We Wish you a Merry Christmas'





Sunday, November 24, 2019

Programme for Sunday 24th November 2019

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 24th November 2019 at 3pm

PSA Chair: Maureen Black
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson  

Guest Artists:  Katy Bingham-Best (Contralto)
Carol-Anne Wells (Piano)

Opening Music: 'Marche Militaire' by Franz Schubert
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer   
Hymn 'O for a thousand tongues to sing'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Lustspiel' by Keler Bela

Vocal Items:  Katy Bingham-Best (Contralto), Martin Cleave (Piano)

'London Fantasia' by Clive Richardson arranged by H. Geehl
Soloist: Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

'Westminster' meditation from the 'London Suite'  by Eric Coates

Katy and Martin return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Fiddler on the Roof' by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the 
Orchestra play 'Barcarolle' from Tales of Hoffman by Jacques Offenbach
   
Chair: Remarks
Hymn 'O Jesus, I have promised'   
Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Radetzky March' by Johann Strauss I

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 15th December Carol Service 4pm, Orchestra to play from 3.45pm
Sunday 26th January 2020
Guest Artists: Grace Constable (Soprano), Gary Marriot (Tenor)
accompanied by Duncan Reid

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church

26th November (AGM with practice after)
3rd, 10th December (Practice and Christmas Social)
7th, 14th, 21st, 28th January

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Centenary Concert Programme for Sunday 10th November 2019

Eltham Park Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Orchestra
Centenary Concert 10th November 2019 at 3pm
New Eltham Methodist Church, 437 Footscray Road,New Eltham,SE9 3UL

Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductor: Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson

Guest Soloists: Martin Bunce (Trumpet), Marjorie Ouvry (Soprano),
Carol-Anne Wells (Piano)

Musical Items Introduced by Martin Cleave    
Up with the Curtain by Jack Strachey arranged by Don Bowden

Overture: Light Cavalry by Franz von Suppé

Selection: The Arcadians by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot

Guest Artists: Marjorie Ouvry (Soprano) Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Post Horn Galop by Hermann Koenig arranged by Balfour
Soloist: Martin Bunce (Trumpet)

London Fantasia by Clive Richardson
Soloist: Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Salute to Jolson arranged by Ronald Hanmer

INTERVAL

Amparito Roca a Spanish March by James Texidor arranged by Aubrey Winter

Guest Artist: Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Gipsy Baron Waltz by Johann Strauss II

Tico Tico by Zequinha de Abreu arranged by Iveson
Soloist: Martin Bunce (Trumpet), Martin Cleave (Piano)

The Anniversary Waltz by Dave Franklin

Fantasia on British Sea Songs by Henry Joseph Wood arranged by George L. Zalva
Soloist: Marjorie Ouvry (Soprano)

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 by Edward Elgar

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Programme for Sunday 27th October 2019

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 27th October 2019 at 3pm

PSA Chair: James Hay
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson   

Guest Artists: Terry and Eric Bosshard (Soprano and ‘Cello) 

Opening Music: 'The Gypsy Baron' (Der Zigeunerbaron) by Johann Strauss II
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: Eternal Father, strong to save

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Light Cavalry' by Franz von Suppe

Vocal Items: Terry and Eric Bosshard 

'Fantasia on British Sea Songs' by Henry Joseph Wood arranged by George L. Zalva

Terry and Eric return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Salute to Jolson' Arranged by Ronald Hanmer

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'The Anniversary Waltz' by Dave Franklin
    
Chair: Remarks
Hymn Onward, Christian Soldiers    

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Pomp and Circumstance' March Number One by Edward Elgar arranged by Adolf Schmid

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

Sunday 10th November
A Full Length Centenary Celebration Concert with special Guest Artists:
Martin Bunce (Trumpet) Carol Anne Wells (Piano)
Marjorie Ouvrey (Mezzo-Soprano)
New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL, 3pm

Sunday 24th November
Guest Artist: Katy Bingham-Best (Contralto)

Sunday 15th December Carol Service tbc

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
29th October
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th (AGM tbc) November
3rd, 10th December

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Programme for Sunday 29th September 2019

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 29th September 2019 at 3pm

PSA Chair: Jeannette Warren
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson  

Guest Artists: The Golden Girls directed by Chris Cole

Opening Music: 'Up with the curtain' by Jack Strachey arranged by Don Bowden

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer   
Hymn 'For the fruits of His creation'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture:'H.M.S. Pinafore' by Arthur Sullivan

Guest Artists: The Golden Girls directed by Chris Cole

'Dance of the Hours' from the Opera 'La Gioconda' by Amilcare Ponchielli arranged by Aubrey Winter

The Golden Girls and Chris return for further vocal items

Selection: 'The Arcadians' by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Flower Duet' from 'Lakme' by Leo Delibes
   
Chair: Remarks
Hymn 'Come ye thankful people come'    

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Amparito Roca' a Spanish March by James Texidor arranged by Aubrey Winter

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 27th October
Guest Artists: Terry and Eric Bosshard (Soprano and ‘Cello)

Sunday 10th November
A Full Length Centenary Celebration Concert with special guest artists
Martin Bunce (Trumpet)
Carol Anne Wells (Piano)
Marjorie Ouvrey (Soprano)
at New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL, 3pm.

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th October
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th November
3rd, 10th, poss 17th December (tbc)
New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details.