Summer School 2019

In 2019, FCMG Summer School moved to Stowe, based at the Chung Music School and Roxburgh Theatre at Stowe School. During the week, the choir prepared for a concert along with a fully staged performance of Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld.

Concert Programme

  • Handel – Zadok the Priest
  • Dowland – Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
  • Bonis – L’Oiseau Bleu
  • Vaughan Williams – The Turtle Dove
  • The Battle of Jericho (Barbershop Songs of Yale)
  • Kodaly – Gypsy Lament
  • Chesnokov – Gladsome Light (from All-Night Vigil, Op. 21)
  • Rachmaninov – We Hymn Thee (from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom)
  • Delius – To Be Sung of a Summer Night
  • Rheinberger – Abendlied
  • Flanders & Swann – I’m a Gnu (arr. Rossiter/Jeffes)
  • Chilcott – High Flight