Saturday, May 12, 2018

Programme for Chislehurst Methodist Church Sunday 13th May 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Chislehurst Methodist Church
Prince Imperial Road
BR7 5LX

Sunday 13th May 2018 at 3pm

Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson 
Guest artists: Sound Alliance (Barbershop Quartet)
                       Vincent Oliver (Violin)

Opening Music: Excerpt from 'Roses from the South' by Johann Strauss II               

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave
'Bows and Bells' by Sydney del Monte
Overture:'di Ballo' (Abridged) by Arthur Sullivan 

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

Chorus of Gypsies and Matadors from 'La Traviata' by Giuseppe Verdi

Guest artists: Sound Alliance (Barbershop Quartet) led by Roy Simpson

Selection: 'Cinderella' by Richard Rodgers arranged by Felton Rapley
'Pizzicato' from the ballet 'Sylvia' by Leo Delibes

Concluding Music: March – 'El Capitan' by John Philip Sousa 

The next Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Concert will be held at
Eltham Park Methodist Church, Westmount Road, SE9 1XX on
Sunday 27th May 3pm with Guest Artist:
Teresa de Roberto (Soprano) accompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano)

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Programme for Sunday 29th April 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 29th April 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chair: Sarah Miller
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Vincent Oliver   

Guest Artists: The Golden Girls with Director Chris Cole

Opening Music: 'Bows and Bells' by Sydney del Monte

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: Crown him with many crowns

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'di Ballo' (Abridged) by Arthur Sullivan    

Vocal Items: The Golden Girls with Director Chris Cole

Chorus of 'Gypsies and Matadors' from 'La Traviata' by Giuseppe Verdi 

Chris and The Golden Girls return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Cinderella' by Richard Rodgers arranged by Felton Rapley

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'Pizzicato' from 'Sylvia' by Leo Delibes
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: To God be the glory    
Benediction

Concluding Music:March – 'El Capitan' by John Philip Sousa

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 13th May
Guest artists: Sound Alliance (Barbershop Quartet)
Chislehurst Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Drive BR7 5LX

Sunday 27th May
TBC

Sunday 24th June
Teri and Eric Bossard (soprano and ‘cello)

Sunday 29th July
Guest Artists selected from within the Orchestra

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
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, March 25, 2018

Programme for Sunday 25th march 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 25th March 2018 at 3pm

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

Guest Soloist: Stephen Roe (Baritone) accompanied by Rosemary Chater (Piano)
                              
Opening Music: 'The Teddy Bears’ Picnic' by John Walter Bratton

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'Ride on, ride on in majesty'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Tancredi' by Gioachino Rossini

Vocal Items: Stephen Roe (Baritone) accompanied by Rosemary Chater (Piano)

'Dance of the Blessed Spirits' by Christoph Willibald Gluck

Stephen and Rosemary return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Oklahoma!' by Richard Rodgers 

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'Tango in D'  by Isaac Albeniz
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'At the name of Jesus'     

Benediction
Concluding Music: March - 'Le Prophète' by  Giacomo Meyerbeer
                               
Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

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

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

Sunday 27th May
Susanna McRae (Soprano)

Sunday 24th June
Teri and Eric Bossard (soprano and ‘cello)

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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Programme for Sunday 25th February 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 25th February 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Maureen Black
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson   
Guest Artist: Rosa Lennox (Accordion and Vocals)

Opening Music: 'Minuet in G' by Ludwig van Beethoven
 
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'O Worship the King'

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

Vocal Items: Rosa Lennox (Accordion and Vocals)

'Morris Dance (i) and'Shepherds' Dance (ii)' two of 'Three Dances' from 'Henry VIII' by Edward German

Rosa returns for further vocal items

Selection: 'Bitter Sweet' by Noel Coward

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'Ave Verum Corpus' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Come let us sing our cheerful songs'     
Benediction

Concluding Music: 'Marching Strings' by Marshall Ross

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
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

Sunday 27th May
Susanna McRae (Soprano)

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

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