Concert Diary

Tickets are £15 with concessions for students, pensioners and Friends of Carillon at £13 and school children £5.

Tickets can be bought on the door or in advance from Geoff Ward. Telephone – 01582 763774 or email –

Download our concert brochure:  Carillon Programme 2017-2018

Saturday 21st October 2017 7.30pm

St John’s Church, Harpenden AL5 1DJ

Songs of Farewell

Parry: Songs of Farewell
Alissa Firsova: Stabat Mater
Mendelssohn:Sechs Sprüche
Taverner: Funeral Ikos
Byrd: Ye sacred Muses
JS Bach: Works for solo violin

Conductor: David Ireson
Violinist: Miles Golding


Saturday 16th December 2017 7.30pm

St John’s Church, Harpenden AL5 1DJ

Advent Alleluia!

Thomas Tallis: Puer Natus Mass
Richard Rodney Bennett: Five Carols
Michael Praetorius:  In Dulci Jubilo
Paul Manz: E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
Andreas Hammerschmidt: Alleluja! Freuet euch, ihr Christen alle 

Conductor: David Ireson
Cellist: Joe Davies

Saturday 10th February 2018 7.30pm

St Peter’s Church, St Albans AL1 3HG

True Light

Martin: Mass for Double Choir
Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb
Duruflé: Four Motets
Harris: Holy is the True Light
Howells: A Hymn for St Cecilia
Joubert: O Lorde, the maker of al thing

Conductor: Richard Brain
Organist: Colin Spinks

Saturday 5th May 2018 7.30pm

St Saviour’s Church, St Albans AL1 4DF

Beatus Vir

Beatus Vir
Gloria à 7
Adoramus te, Christe
Hor che’l Ciel e la Terra

O Primavera   O Dolcezza

Conductor: David Ireson
Violinists: Miles Golding, Diane Terry
Cellist: Helen Verney
Continuo: Rogers Covey-Crump



Saturday 7th July 2018 7.30pm

Fowden Hall, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden AL5 2JQ

Roaring Forties

Celebrate with us as we enter our 4th decade with an end of season concert featuring
traditional sea songs and classics from the 1940s swing era.

Music includes:

Shallow Brown  – Percy Grainger
The Sailor and young Nancy – E J Moeran
I love my Love – Gustav Holst
Just as the Tide was flowing  – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Arrangements of Autumn Leaves, Blue Moon, Night and Day and Tea for two.

Conductor: David Ireson
Accordion: Jon Banks