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Music in Farley : Sweet Lovers Love the Spring

Saturday 17 May 2014 at 19:30

Music in FarleyThe Ridgeway Chorale, conducted by Richard Grylls, accompanied by Richard Godfrey (organ/piano) and Helena Mackie, oboe.

The Ridgeway Chorale-2008The Hertfordshire based choir perform a wide repertoire of choral music, sacred and secular. They are joined in this concert which will raise money for a new scanner for Salisbury District Hospital by former Salisbury chorister Helena Mackie (oboe).
This concert is given in aid of the Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal.

All Saints’ Church, Farley, Salisbury SP5 1AH       

Tickets only £10 from Salisbury Playhouse 01722 320333


Sacred group (all with organ)

John Sanders               Jubilate

Alan Gray                    What are these that glow from afar?

Oboe and Keyboard Interlude        


Secular group (all a cappella) – flowery

Eric Thiman                 Go lovely Rose                                                           

John Wilbye                 Lady, when I behold

Arr. P. Grainger          Country Gardens

Eric Whitacre              Go lovely Rose

Organ Interlude

Felix Mendelssohn      Organ Sonata No 3 in A, Op. 65  (first movement)

Sacred Group (1 & 3 with organ)

Felix Mendelssohn      House of Israel, O trust in the Lord from Psalm 115
Katie Hughes and Nick Mariner-Kyle, solo soprano and tenor

Felix Mendelssohn      Kyrie (two choir)

P.Phillips                      Ave Jesu Christe (two choir)


Secular group (all a cappella)

John Rutter                  It was a Lover and his lass

Billy Joel                      Lullabye                                                                      

Anon. arr. Rutter         Dashing away with a smoothing iron

Anon. arr. Erb             Shenandoah

Oboe and Keyboard Interlude

Ennio Morricone         Gabriel’s Oboe

Secular group (all accompanied)

Samuel Barber            Sure on this shining night

Anon. arr. Chilcott      Ev’ry time I feel the spirit      

Cole Porter                  In the Still of the Night (+ Katie)

 + Audience (humming in the first)

M.Hawker (D. Springfield)      I only want to be with you (+ Helena)

Kelette                         I’m forever blowing bubbles (+ Helena)

Friends of the Farley Music Festival

Become a Friend of Farley Music and get tickets for the Farley Music Festival (June 10th-14th) for only £10 each (normal price £15).  Membership of the Friends costs just £10 per person for 2014 to include an invitation to a special Friends-only Reception before the Music in Farley concert at All Saints’ Church on Saturday May 17th.Farley Music Festival

To become a Friend of Farley Music for 2014, please send your cheque for £10, payable to ‘Farley Music’ to Friends of Farley Music, The Red House Stables, Middleton Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1RD to arrive before April 26th 2014.

Any membership enquiries may be sent by email to friends@farleymusic.co.uk, or by telephone to 01980 862222

Membership of the Friends of Farley Music will be open until April 26th 2014 and to take advantage of this exceptional offer, Friends must purchase their discounted tickets from the Salisbury Playhouse Box Office in person or by telephone between May 1st and May 31st 2014.

Discounted tickets are limited to one per concert for each Friend – there are five concerts in the 2014 Farley Music Festival programme – although of course Friends may purchase as many regular-priced tickets as they like at the same time.

All Saints' Church