THE ACADEMY of ST OLAVE’S – 1989 to 1997

Concerts with Musical Director Andrew Wright

Concerts 1989 - 1997

Musical Director Andrew Wright

Andrew Wright was appointed as Director of Music at St Olave’s Church and Musical Director for the Academy of St Olave’s in 1989, when he was also Director of Music at St Peter’s School in York.

Concert Series 1989 Flyer

The details of the early concerts of The Academy of St Olave’s are currently being researched and gaps will be filled when the information becomes available. Concerts in italics are waiting for some of the details to be confirmed.

CONCERT SEASON 1997

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 5 July 1997, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Guest Conductor: Daniel Leeson, Leader: Claire Jowett

HAYDN: Symphony No. 31 in D major “Horn Call”
VIVALDI: Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major (Soloists: Oliver Brady & Kim Johnson)
MOZART: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K.201

MORNING EUCHARIST * Sunday 13 April 1997

The Choir of St Olave’s Church

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright
SCHUBERT: Mass in G

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 18 January 1997, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Guest Conductor: Les Bresnen, Leader: Claire Jowett

ROSSINI: Sonata No. 1 in G major
ROSSINI: Sonata No. 2 in A major
DVORAK: Slavonic Dance No. 8 Opus 46 no. 8
DVORAK: Slavonic Dance No. 9 Opus 72 no. 1
DVORAK: Slavonic Dance No. 15 Opus 72 no. 7
BARTÓK: Two Roumanian Dances
BRAHMS: Serenade No. 2 in A major, Opus 16

CONCERT SEASON 1996

AUTUMN CONCERT * Saturday 14 September 1996, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
CORELLI: Concerto Grosso No. 3 in C minor
(Violins: Claire Jowett and Heather Marvin, Cello: Shan Thomas)
BACH: Cantata No. 3 from the Christmas Oratorio
(Soprano: Judith Cunnold, Contralto: Jane Sturmheit, Tenor: Ed Sturmheit, Bass: Thomas Guthrie)
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major
(Violin: Claire Jowett, Recorders: Geoffrey Egginton & Jane Wright)
VIVALDI: Gloria (Soprano: Judith Cunnold, Contralto: Jane Sturmheit)

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 6 July 1996, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major K.447 (Horn: Janus Wadsworth)
HAYDN: Symphony No. 29 in E major
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op 36

MORNING EUCHARIST * Sunday 21 April 1996

The Choir of St Olave’s Church

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright
HAYDN: Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo “Little Organ Mass” 

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 20 January 1996, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
AVISON: Concerto In E Minor, Op 3 No. 2
JS BACH: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor, BWV 1060 (Violin: Barry Gomersall, Oboe: Jane Wright)
TELEMANN: Concerto for Treble Recorder, Strings and Continuo in C (Recorder: Geoffrey Egginton)
HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in F major Op 6 No. 9

CONCERT SEASON 1995

AUTUMN CONCERT IN AID OF THE IAN THEAKSTON MEMORIAL TRUST * Saturday 16 September 1995, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Mystical Songs (Baritone: Thomas Guthrie)
DELIUS: Two Pieces for Small Orchestra –
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring & Summer Night on the River
FINZI: Let us garlands bring (Baritone: Thomas Guthrie)
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D.485

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 15 July 1995, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
DVORAK: Slavonic Dances, No. 3 in A flat major, Opus 46
DVORAK: Slavonic Dances, No. 2 in E minor, Opus 72
SUK: Serenade for Strings in E flat major, Opus 6
DVORAK: Slavonic Dances, No. 6 in D major, Opus 46
DVORAK: Slavonic Dances, No. 8 in G minor, Opus 46
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67

MORNING EUCHARIST * Sunday 30 April 1995

The Choir of St Olave’s Church

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright
MOZART: Coronation Mass in C major, K.317

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 14 January 1995, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett

MOZART: Overture The Marriage of Figaro
HAYDN: Symphony No. 68 in B flat major
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major Opus 60

CONCERT SEASON 1994

 

Autumn Concert 1994 – Missing information

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 11 June 1994, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
ROSSINI: Overture Thieving Magpie
CHAMINADE: Concertino for Flute and Orchestra (Flute: Della Pawley)
HOLST: Ballet Music from The Perfect Fool
HAYDN: Symphony No. 68

SPRING CONCERT * Saturday 23 April 1994, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Guest Conductor: Graham Treacher, Leader: Claire Jowett
STRAVINSKY: Concerto in E flat “Dumbarton Oaks”
BACH: Suite No. 4 in D
MOZART: Serenade in B flat for 13 Winds
(Movements separated with selections from Mozart’s letters, read by Anne Hall)

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 15 January 1994, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
HAYDN: Symphony No. 22 in C major
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D (Violin: Claire Jowett)
HANDEL: Organ Concerto Opus 7 No. 1 (Organ: Andrew Wright)
MOZART: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K.183

CONCERT SEASON 1993

 

NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS * Friday 24 December 1993

The Choir of Saint Olave’s Church

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright
BUXTEHUDE: Das neugeborene Kindelein

AUTUMN CONCERT * Saturday 19 September 1993, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
FAURÉ: Requiem Opus 48 (Soprano: Judith Cunnold Baritone: Thomas Guthrie)
DURUFLÉ: Two Motets Tantum Ergo & Ubi Caritas
FAURÉ: Cantique de Jean Racine, Opus 11
MOZART: Symphony No. 39 in E flat K543

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 13 June 1993, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
J STRAUSS II: Overture Die Fledermaus
ELGAR: Serenade for Strings in E minor, Opus 20
CANTELOUBE: Songs of the Auvergne (Soprano: Judith Cunnold)
BARTÓK: Rumanian Dances
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished”

CONCERT OF CHAMBER MUSIC * Saturday 3 April 1993, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BWV1046
BYRD: Fantazia in six parts
PURCELL: Fantazia on one note (in five parts)
JACOB: Old Wine in New Bottles
BACH: Ricercare in six parts
BRUMBY: Suite for Four Double Basses (Soloists: Alan Easterbrook, Ian Theakston, Shan Thomas, Jeremy Clines)
MOZART: Serenade in C minor

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 16 January 1993, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture
DVORAK: Serenade for Strings
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8

CONCERT SEASON 1992

 

AUTUMN CONCERT * Saturday 19 September 1992, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
PURCELL: Come Ye Sons of Art
Soprano: Judith Cunnold and Kate Hamilton, Alto: Nicola Beckley, Bass: Thomas Guthrie
BACH: Ich habe genug BWV82 (Bass: Thomas Guthrie)
VIVALDI: Concerto alla Rustica (RV151)
BACH: Magnificat in D (BWV243)
Soprano: Judith Cunnold and Kate Hamilton, Alto: Nicola Beckley, Tenor: Richard Quine, Bass: Thomas Guthrie

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 11 July 1992, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
BRITTEN: Soirées musicales
IBERT: Divertissement
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Job – A Masque for Dancing

SPRING CONCERT * Saturday 4 April 1992, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
MOZART: Overture – Don Giovanni
MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds in E flat major (Oboe: Jane Wright, Clarinet: Sharon Lyons, Horn: Janus Wadsworth, Bassoon: Colin Allison)
HAYDN: Symphony No. 88 in G major

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 11 January 1992, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
MENDELSSOHN: Overture – Ruy Blas
SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor (Cello: Christine Hodson)
DVORAK: Symphony No. 8

CONCERT SEASON 1991

 

AUTUMN CONCERT * Saturday 14 September 1991, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Claire Jowett
HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in G minor Opus 6 No. 6
BACH: Motet “Lobet den Herrn”
BACH: Suite No. 3 in D major
HANDEL: Coronation Anthem “The King shall rejoice”
HANDEL: Suite in D/G major “Water Music”

Summer Concert 1991 – Missing information

SPRING CONCERT * Saturday 10 March 1991, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader:
HAYDN: Symphony No. 44 in E minor
HAYDN: Organ Concerto No. 2 in C major (Organ: Andrew Wright)
MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat (Horn: Janus Wadsworth)
MOZART: Symphony No. 29 in A major

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 12 January 1991, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Rachel Hanks
BOYCE: Symphony No. 4 in F major
DVORAK: Serenade in D minor for Wind, Cello and Double Bass
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F major “Pastoral”

CONCERT SEASON 1990

 

AUTUMN CONCERT * Saturday 15 September 1990, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Catherine van de Weyer
MOZART: Regina Coeli K.276 (Soprano: Judith Cunnold)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 in C major
HAYDN: Harmoniemesse
Soprano: Judith Cunnold, Contralto: Gillian Parker, Tenor: Jeffrey Gray, Bass: David Riley

SUMMER CONCERT * Saturday 7 July 1990, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright
COATES: Summer Days Suite
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Concerto for Oboe in A minor (Oboe: Jane Wright)
ELGAR: Movements from Wand of Youth Suites No. 1 & No. 2

SPRING CONCERT * Sunday 1 April 1990, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Mary Forrester
BOYCE: Symphony No. 1 in B flat major
HAYDN: Concerto for Cello in C major (Cello: Benjamin Davies)
MOZART: Symphony No. 35 in D major “Haffner”

WINTER CONCERT * Saturday 13 January 1990, 8:00pm

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Martin Davies
MENDELSSOHN: Overture The Hebrides Opus 26 “Fingal’s Cave”
DVORAK: Czech Suite Opus 39
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 3 in D major D.200

CONCERT SEASON 1989

 

HANDEL’S MESSIAH * Saturday 16 September 1989, 8:00pm

The Saint Olave’s Singers and The Academy of St Olave’s

St Olave’s Church, York – Director: Andrew Wright, Leader: Robin Gilbert
Soprano: Judith Cunnold, Alto: Richard Hill, Tenor: Peter Young, Bass: David Riley