The concert will take place at 7.00pm on Saturday 15th November at Christ Church in Old Town. The evening will also feature Gordon's son, Ian Crabbe, playing the organ. Our contribution will be:
Eagle High (Utopia Ltd)
When the buds are blossoming (Ruddigore) and
Night has spread her pall once more (The Yeomen of the Guard)
We extend an open invitation to any past members of the Swindon Gilbert & Sullivan Society who may have known Gordon to join us for this event.
Rehearsals will take place on 21st, 28th, October, 5th, 12th, November. Please bring copies of the music (if you have them) and please contact us via our website contacts page to confirm that you're coming.
For those who may be interested, other music for the concert includes...
O thou the central orb (Wood)
Alleluia chorus (Handel)
Blessed be the God and Father (SS Wesley)
Jubilate and Te Deum in B flat (Stanford)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimitus in G (Sumsion)
Plus a sung psalm
...which will be sung by the choirs, and a couple of congregational hymns which will be sung by everyone.
Please join us – either singing or being part of the audience – for what promises to be a very special evening. Admission is free; there will be a retiring collection in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.