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Sun Dec 8th 2013 at 4pm
Chiswick Baroque sang a programme of Advent music at Holy Innocents Church, Paddenswick Road, W6
Composers included Dering, Schutz, Phillips, Tchaikovsky and Harper (a repeat of Celia's Songs to the Black Madonna), and Advent carols old and new. Proceeds to Musequality www.musequality.org

Sat Nov 9th 2013 at 7.30pm
Sulis performed with the Dalai Lama's monks from the Tashi Llunpo monastery in a concert at St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road, Oxford.
Artists were Michael Chance, counter-tenor, Jackie Evill, soprano, Shelley Smith, alto, David Juritz, violin, with Celia Harper and Elizabeth Wilcock, singing bowls. Music included "The Vision of Enoch", a setting of text from the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Sat 2nd March2013 7.30pm
Composers Present at St Saviour's Church, Cobbold Road, W12. Premiere by Celia and music by John Carmichael, Julian Dawes and Andrew Wells.

Sun 2nd Dec 2012 at 4pm
Holy Innocents' Church, W6 Advent concert - Chiswick Baroque with guest David Juritz, violin. Music by Praetorius, Philips, Grieg and Harper (Songs to the Black Madonna and Psalm 84) with violin solos from Playford's Dancing Master and 18th century Welsh dance music. Also the premiere of a lullaby by Celia for soprano and violin. 50% of the proceeds to Musequality  see www.musequality.org

Weds 26th Sept 2012
Premiere of "Canticle", words attributed to St Francis. Michael Chance counter tenor with 2 harps.

Sat 12th May 2012
Chiswick Baroque performed a concert in aid of the Arthur Haffenden Fund. This included some of Celia's compositions.

Sun 1st April 2012, 6pm
St Saviour's Church, Cobbold Road, W12
"Music and Silence" Chiswick Baroque with David Juritz, violin. In aid of Musequality. A mixed programme which included some works by Celia

Sat 18th February 2012, 7.30pm
St Peter's Church, Black Lion lane, W6.
Composers Present concert with works by Julian Dawes, John Carmichael, Andrew Wells, David Burman and Celia:
settings of Yeats poems, performed by Michael Schofield (of the Bridge Quartet) solo violin with voices of Chiswick Baroque.

Weds 11th Jan 2012, 7.30pm
Holy Innocents Church W6
Mass for Childermas Day sung for the third time at this church in the Patronal Festival Mass
with St Peter's Singers, Chiswick Baroque and handbell groups from Holy Innocents and St Nicholas' Chuch

11th Dec 2011, 4pm
Holy Innocents Church W6
Chiswick Baroque - included some of Celia's Advent and Christmas music

26th Nov 2011, 7.30pm
St George's Church, Campden Hill, Aubrey Walk, W8 7JG
Celia's most recent commission & pieces by Julian Dawes as part of a Composers Present concert

15th Oct 2011
St Peter's Church, Black Lion Lane, W6
Concert for the Arthur Haffenden Fund
Psalm 84 commission premiere - Chiswick Baroque

18th June 2011, 7pm
Newland Church. Directing Chiswick Baroque in Wye Valley Music in June series.
Premiere of settings of 3 poems by Gloucestershire poet FW Harvey

31st May 2011, 1pm
Lunchtime concert at St Martin in the Fields: The Vision of Enoch sung by Michael Chance and Jackie Evill. Part of a Composers Present concert

14th May 2011, 7.30pm
Concert by Chiswick Baroque at St Saviour's Cobbold Road W12 which included some of Celia's music

13th March 2011 3.30pm
At The Catholic Centre, 2 Dukes Avenue, Chiswick W4 2AE
BORJA GOMEZ-FERRER (tenor) and JAMES WILLIAMS (piano) sang a selection of Celia's settings of poems by
F W Harvey for Blenheim Music Circle

12th Feb 2011 7.30pm
At St Peter's Church, Black Lion Lane W6
Premier of settings of Yeats poems for solo voice and violin (Catherine Schofield of the Bridge Quartet) as part of a Composers Present concert.

11th Jan 2011
At Holy Innocents Church, Paddenswick Road, W6.
Second (liturgical) performance of a Mass for Childermas Day, sung by St Peter's Singers and Chiswick Baroque with handbells from Holy Innocents and St Nicholas churches.

5th Dec 2010 4pm
5th Holy Innocents Church, Paddenswick Road, W6.
Chiswick Baroque sang new Advent and Christmas music by Celia.

23rd Oct 2010 7.30pm
Chiswick Baroque raised money with a concert for Arthur's Fund at St Nicholas Church, Chiswick Mall.

27th March 2010 7.30pm
St Nicholas' Church, Chiswick Mall
Chiswick Baroque concert including commission "The Aaronic Blessing".

6th March 2010 7.30pm
St Peter's Church, Black Lion Lane, W6
New works as part of a Composers Present concert.

11th Jan 2010 7.30pm
Mass for Childermas Day commissioned by the PCC of Holy Innocents Church, Hammersmith
A liturgical performance (premiere) by St Peter's Singers, Chiswick Baroque, Holy Innocents and St Nicholas' chuch handbell groups, soprano soloist Ros Keating, conducted by Gary Peacock.

23th Dec 2009 6pm
Llangattock Parish Church, Monmouth
Carol Service with Llangattock Singers dir. Andrew Greenwood sang
"There is no Rose" and "I Sing of a Maiden".

6th Dec 2009 4pm
Chiswick Baroque concert Holy Innocents Church, Hammersmith W6
New arrangement of El noi de la mare plus several works by Celia.

15th Nov 2009 3.30pm
Blenheim Music Circle Chiswick
Premieres of 4 Welsh folksong arrangements for cello and harp:
Erica Simpson, cello, Carys Hughes, harp.

24th Oct 2009 7pm
Chiswick Baroque concert Little Dunmow Priory, Essex
2 premieres, a new arrangement of Down to the River, the Iona Boat Song
and Sourwood Mountain, and the Corpus Christi Carol.

Sept 2009
"Michael and All Angels" for Tintern Michaelmas Festival



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