Current(-ish) Concerts

Choir with trumpeters

Concerts in 2018–19, excluding corporate & private functions, etc.

Thursday 20 December 2018  South Wraxall Manor (By invitation only) 

Sweet Concord

Charivari Agréable
Dan Watts, baroque flute
Geoff Coates, baroque oboe
Martin Clark, baroque bassoon
dir. Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

Saturday 22 December 2018  Exeter College Chapel, Turl St. Oxford 7.30pm (19:30)


The Charivari Candlelit Christmas Concert

Charivari Agreable’s popular annual concert of
Chants, Canzone, Choral Compositions & Contemporary Carols by Candlelight

Introit: Reno erat Rudolphus
Sheryngham: Ah, gentill Jhesu
Claudio Merulo (1533–1604): Canzona
Adrian Willaert (1490–1562): Angelus Domini Descendit
Andrea Gabrieli (c. 1510–1586): Canzona del sesto tono
Adrian Willaert: O Magnum Mysterium—Ave maria
Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672): Cantate Domino
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Vom Himmel hoch
George Frideric Handel (1685–1759): Choruses from 'Israel in Egypt’ & ‘Theodora'

Interval (20 minutes)

H.K. Andrews: Before Dawn
Maurice Besly: Noel
Peter Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Justin Bieber (arr. K-M Ng): Mistletoe
Sarah Hart (arr. K-M Ng): The Light of Christmas Morn
Irving Berlin (arr. K-M Ng): White Christmas
Paul McCartney (arr. K-M Ng): Wonderful Christmas

Charivari Agréable
Olwen Lintern-Smyth, soprano
Roderick Morris, countertenor
Alistair Walker, tenor
Michael Hickman, bass
dir. Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ

Tickets at the door or from the Oxford Playhouse (Tel: 01865-305305):

Sunday 10 February 2019  Shaw House, Newbury, 2:00pm (14:00)


Cloak’d in Secrecy

Charivari Agréable
Isobel Collyer, reader & soprano
Layil Barr, bass viol & recorders
Kah-Ming Ng, virginals

Palm Sunday 14 April 2019  Exeter Cathedral Devon 4.00pm (16:00)


J.S. Bach: St John's Passion

Choir of Exeter Cathedral, cond. Timothy Noon
Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

8:00pm Friday 5 July — Sunday 18 August 2019  Exeter College Chapel, Turl Street, Oxford

The Oxford Early Music Festival:
The Charivari Agréable 'Early Music by Candlelight' Summer Festival

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