Music at the Church in the Park 2022

Friday 4th March 7.00pm (£7.50 on the door)

Vocalease are a group of 10 singers, all students of Alison Roddy, international opera star and leading singing teacher. They will present a programme of classical solos, duets and ensembles from oratorio and opera to madrigals. Tim Dolan will add a couple of organ solos to make a varied programme with something for everyone.

Sunday 22nd May 3.00pm (admission by donation)

Philip Bricher and John Wilson will be performing a recital of organ and piano music. This duo have performed here before and always bring a delightful range of music for organ, piano and both. If you are a pianist or organist expect to go away wanting to add at least one of their pieces to your own repertoire.

Sunday 12th June 3.00pm (admission by donation)

Animato Singers are a quartet of singers with several decades between them of entertaining audiences, including on BBC Radio Northampton. They will perform a mix of classical songs, duets and ensembles. On this occasion they will be joined by Jayne Dal[1]ley-Hewer, soprano, making a welcome return to Abington.

Sunday 24th July 3.00pm (admission by donation)

The Nash String Quartet gave one of the last recitals before lockdown and we were delighted when they agreed to come back. Expect a high quality, varied and entertaining programme of music with a few surprise thrown in.

Sunday 21st August 3.00pm (admission by donation)

One of the brighter sides of the pandemic was that it prompted us to introduce different instruments to our services. We are incredibly lucky to have in our congregation talented oboist Amy Jones. Amy will be joined by friends and family playing oboe, saxophone, piano and possibly more!

Sunday 11th September 3.00pm (admission by donation)

 Tony Edwards was the Director of Music who introduced recitals at Abington so in our 20th year we are delighted to welcome our old friend back to the organ bench. 

Sunday 6th November 3.00pm (free admission)

The Watling Singers will join Abington church choir to give a liturgical performance of Haydn’s Saint Nicolas Mass. These singers performed Faure’s Requiem last year and will, once again, be accompanied by the Abington orchestra. This performance takes place within our annual service of memory for All Souls tide.