Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Programme for Sunday 28th January 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 28th January 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Maureen Black
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole 
Leader: Roy Simpson   
Guest Artists: Halstow Community Choir,  Director: Penny Gunstone 

Opening Music: 'Che Faro' from 'Orpheus and Eurydice' by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'Father hear the prayer we offer'

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

Vocal Items: Halstow Community Choir,  Director: Penny Gunstone

'Tales of the Vienna Woods' by Johann Strauss

Penny and the Halstow Community Choir return for further vocal items

Selection: Extract from 'The Sound of Music' by Richard Rodgers

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the Orchestra play:
'Clog Dance' from 'La Fille Mal Gardée' by Ferdinand Herold
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Who would true valour see'     

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Colonel Bogey' a March by Kenneth J. Alford

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 25th February
NEW Guest artist: Rosa Lennox (Accordion and Vocals)

Sunday 25th March
Guest artist: Stephen Roe (Tenor) Rosemary Chater (Piano)

Sunday 29th April
The Golden Girls – Director: Chris Cole

Sunday 13th May
Susanna McRae (Soprano)
Chislehurst Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Drive BR7 5LX

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th February
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th April
1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th July
NO REHEARSALS IN AUGUST

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

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Carol Concert 17th December 2017

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

Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 17th December at 4.00pm

Introductory Music by the Orchestra from 3.45pm
Ballet Egyptien by Alexandre Luigini
White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Frosty the Snowman by Jack Rollins

Service begins at 4.00pm

Reading 'The Spirit broods'

Carol: 'O Little Town of Bethlehem'

Welcome and Opening Prayer

First lesson: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7

Carol: 'Ding dong merrily on high'

Second Lesson: Luke 1:26-33 'The birth of Jesus is foretold'

Carol: 'The Angel Gabriel from Heaven came'

Third Lesson: Luke 2:1-7 'The birth of Jesus'

Reading 'Mary's Song'

Carol: 'Silent Night'

Fourth Lesson: Luke 2:8-12 'The shepherd's visit the baby Jesus'

Carol Medley

Reading 'The Shepherds Carol'

Carol: 'God rest you Merry Gentlemen'

Fifth Lesson: Matthew 2:1-12 'The visit of the Magi'

Carol: 'It came upon the midnight clear'

Sixth Lesson: John 1:1-5, 10-14 'The word became flesh'

Address

Carol: 'In the bleak mid-winter'

The offering is taken as the Orchestra Play: 'Berenice' by George Frederic Handel

Offering Prayer

Carol: 'O Come all ye Faithful'

Prayers

Reading 'Light to crumple up the darkness'

Carol: 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing'

Blessing

The Orchestra plays:
Les Patineurs (Skater's Waltz) by Emile Waldteufel

We Wish you a Merry Christmas

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Programme for Sunday 26th November 2017

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 26th November 2017 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Hazel Roberts
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson

Guest Vocalists: Nadine and Guy Plater (Soprano and Baritone) accompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano) 

Opening Music: 'Bridal Chorus' from 'Lohengrin' by  Richard Wagner
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer 
Hymn: 'The Church's one foundation'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'The Grand Duchess of Gérolstein' by Jacques Offenbach

Vocal Items: Nadine and Guy Plater accompanied by Martin Cleave

'The Thistle' - Selection of Scottish Melodies arranged by William H Myddleton

Nadine, Guy and Martin return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Bless the Bride' by Vivian Ellis

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Autumn Leaves' by Johnny Mercer 
 
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn:' 'Love Divine, all loves excelling'  
 Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Wedding March' from 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'
by Felix Mendelssohn

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Christmas Carol Concert - Conductor: Chris Cole
Sunday 17th December at 4.00pm
Orchestra playing from 3.45pm

Sunday 28th January 2018
Guest Artists: The Halstow Community Choir
Director Penny Gunstone

Sunday 25th February
Guest vocalist: TBC

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
28th November
5th, 12th December Rehearsal and Social Event
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd January

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Programme for New Eltham brance Sunday 12th November 2017

Remembrance Sunday
New Eltham Methodist Church, 437 Footscray Road,New Eltham,SE9 3UL
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 3.00pm

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

Guest Soloists: Carol-Anne Wells (Piano) Nadine Plater (Soprano) Vincent Oliver (Violin)

Musical Items Introduced by Martin Cleave    
First Movement 'Scene' from 'Swan Lake' by Piotr IlyichTchaikowsky

Overture: 'The Mikado' by Arthur Sullivan

'The Dream of Olwyn' by Charles Williams
Soloist: Carol-Anne Wells (Piano)

'Far Away' and 'The Day after Tomorrow' from 'Blitz' by Lionel Bart
Nadine Plater (Soprano) with Carol-Anne Wells (Piano)

'Ode of Remembrance'  by Laurence Binyon
Read by James Hay followed by 'The Last Post'

'Amoretten Tanze' by Joseph Gung'l

Selection from 'The Maid of the Mountains' by Harold Fraser-Simpson

'Balada' by George Enescu
Soloist: Vincent Oliver (Violin) accompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano)

'Moonlight Serenade' by Glenn Miller
(Collection in aid of Church Missions)

Concluding Music: 'Calling all Workers' by Eric Coates

Our next concert will be at Eltham Park Methodist Church on Sunday 26th November at 3pm
Guest Soloists: Nadine Plater (Soprano) with Guy Plater (Baritone) and Martin Cleave (Piano)

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Programme for Sunday 29th October 2017

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday  29th October 2017 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Sarah Miller
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson 
Guest Soloist: Anne Gardner (Soprano) with Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Opening Music: First movement 'Scene' from 'The Swan Lake' by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowsky

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer  
Hymn:'Eternal Father strong to save'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'The Mikado' by Arthur Sullivan

Vocal Items: Anne Gardner (Soprano) with Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

'Amoretten Tanze' by Josef Gung'l

Anne and Carol Anne return for further vocal items

Selection:'The Maid of the Mountains' by Harold Fraser-Simpson

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Moonlight Serenade' by Glenn Miller

Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Alleluia! Sing to Jesus'   
Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Calling All Workers' by Eric Coates

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 12th November 2017, Remembrance Day Concert at New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL at 3pm

Sunday 26th November Nadine and Guy Plater (Soprano and Baritone)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
31st October
7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November
5th, 12th, 19th December

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

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Programme for Sunday 24th September 2017

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 24th September 2017 at 3pm

PSA Chairman:James Hay 
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson   
Guest Soloist: Jonathan Coulson (Baritone) accompanied by Michael Cleave (Piano)

Opening Music: 'Valse Septembre' by Felix Godin

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

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Les Cloches de Corneville' by Robert Planquette

Vocal Items: Jonathan Coulson (Baritone) accompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano)

'Allegro' from 'The water Music' by George Friderick Handel

Jonathan and Martin return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Carousel' by Richard Rodgers

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'Overture di Ballo' (extract) by Arthur Sullivan
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'We plough the fields and scatter'     

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Knightsbridge' from 'The London Suite' by Eric Coates

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

Sunday 29th October 2017 Guest Artists: Anne Gardner (Soprano) with
Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Sunday 12th November 2017 at 3pm, Remembrance Day Concert at
New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL

Sunday 26th November Guest Artists: Nadine and Guy Plater (Soprano and Baritone)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
26th September,
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st October
7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November
5th, 12th, 19th December
New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Programme for Sunday 30th July 2017

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

Sunday 30th July 2017 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Maureen Black
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson  
Guest Soloists selected from members of the orchestra 
 
Opening Music: 'Hungarian Dance' from 'The Swan Lake' a Suite from the Ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tschaikowsky

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer   
Hymn: 'Summer suns are glowing'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'The Magic Flute' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Talent items from members of the Orchestra

'At the Dance' from'Summer days Suite' by Eric Coates

More Talent items from members of the Orchestra

Selection: 'Lady be good' by George Gershwin

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Gaillarde' the first of Three Dances from 'Le Roi S'amuse'
by Leo Delibes
   
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Lord thy Church on earth is seeking'    

Benediction
Concluding Music: March 'National Emblem' by Edwin Eugene Bagley

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

NO CONCERT IN AUGUST
Sunday 24th September at 3pm, Guest Artists: The Halstow Community Choir, Directed by Penny Gunstone

Sunday 29th October Guest Artists: Anne Gardner (Soprano)
with Carol Anne Wells (Piano)

Sunday 11th November 3pm Annual Remembrance Sunday concert at
New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL

Sunday 26th November at 3pm Guest Artists: Nadine and Guy Plater (Soprano and Baritone)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
29th August
5th, 12th, 19th September
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th October
7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November
5th, 12th, December

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