1960’s

Concerts History


December 12, 1969
St Anthony’s Church
“Ceremony of Carols”. John Searchfield and Terence Fullerton, conductors.
Chistmas Oratorio, Parts I and II. J.S. Bach. Loralee Monro, Dierdre Sister, Arthur Wiebe, Douglas Walker, soloists.
A Ceremony of Carols. Britten. Carrol McLaughlin, harpist. Loralee Monro, Carol Holder, soloists.
Born Today – Jan Sweelinck.
Lullaby. My sweet little baby. Be still, my blessed babe – Byrd.
Adam lay ybounden. Blessed be that maid Mary – Ord.
Lully, lula, thou little tiny child – Leighton
Out of your sleep arise – Milner.


May 14, 1969
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Alberta Light Concert Orchestra. John Searchfield, conductor. Soloists: Loralee Monro, Elizabeth Stileman, Nora Neeham, Arthur Wiebe. Elizabeth Chalice, harpsichord.
Israel in Egypt – Handel.


April 8, 1967
Presented by the Stettler Rotary at W.E. Hay Composite High School.
With the Alberta Light Concert Orchestra. John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Elizabeth Stileman, Carol Holder, Keith Shore, Art Wiebe, Blaine Chapman. Elizabeth Challis, harpsichord.Messiah G.F. Handel.
Selections from Messiah, Bach Motet Jesus Priceless Treasure and other selections from the January 18th concert. John Searchfield, conductor.


March 24, 1967
Allied Arts Theatre
John Searchfield, conductor.
Jesus, Priceless Treasure. Bach. Soloists: Lawrence Moon, David Tatchell.
Fair in Face, Regina Coeli Letare, Rise up my love. Healey Willan. Terence Fullerton, conductor.
Five Lyrics of the T’ang Dynasty John Beckwith. Joan Hartley, soprano
Three French Canadian Folk Songs Violet Archer, arr.
Five Limericks Kelsey Jones.


April 8, 1966
Jubilee Auditorium
John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Loralee Monro, Joan Hartley, Elizabeth Stileman, Carol Holder, Ernest Atkinson, George Brown.
Mass in B. Minor – J.S. Bach.


April 8, 1966
Calgary Allied Arts Centre Theatre
John Searchfield, director.
Zigunnerlieder (Gypsy Songs). Brahms. Loralee Monro, soprano, Lawrence Moon, tenor. Beverly Jones, piano.
A Group of Contralto Songs. Olive Moon, contralto. John Searchfield, piano.
Songs of Springtime E. J. Moeran
Italienische Liederbuch Hugo Wolf. Joan Hartley, soprano.
So You Want to Write a Fugue Glenn Gould


May 26, 1965
Calgary Allied Arts Centre Theatre
“Music in Minature”. John Searchfield, director. George Brown, Soloist.
Highways by Gordon Jacob.


March 16, 1965
Jubilee Auditorium
Official opening concert of Radiostations CBR Calgary, CBX Edmonton. With the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Haymo Taeuber, conductor.
Zadoc the Priest, Handel.
A medley of songs.


Good Friday, 1964
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Alberta Light Concert Orchestra. John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Roy Glover, Janet Warren, Leonard Harder, Joan Hartley, Blaine Chapman, Aage Kisner. Elizabeth Challis, harpsichord. Bonnie Trefiak, organ.
St. John Passion. J.S. Bach.


October 18, 1963
Knox United Church
Soloists: Loralee Monroe, Blaine Chapman. Nora Searchfield, organ.
A German Requiem. Brahms.


May 5, 1963
Arts Centre Theatre
With the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Sons of Light. Ralph Vaughan Williams.


December 5, 1962
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Alberta Light Concert Orchestra. John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Lois Brown, Loralee Monro, Olive Moon, Roy Glover, Patrick Kines, Lawrence Moon, James Beer, Blaine Chapman, Douglas Walker, Iuean Roberts. Elizabeth Challis, harpsichord. Nora Searchfield, organ.
Christmas Oratorio. J.S. Bach.
Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Ralph Vaughan Williams. Roy Glover, soloist.


Good Friday, 1962
Requiem by Faure.
Song of Miriam by Schubert.


October 10, 1961
Grace United Church
John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Barbara Walker, Violet Carter, Angela Gunstone, Olive Moon, Roy Glover, Patrick Kines, Lawrence Moon, James Beer, Blaine Chapman, Derrick Brooks. Elizabeth Challis, harpsichord. Nora Searchfield, organ.
St. John Passion – J.S. Bach.
John Searchfield, conductor. Soloists: Loralee Monro, Joan Hartley, Blaine Chapman.


March 29, 1961
John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Violet Carter, Dilys Wilson, Olive Moon, Roy Glover, Lawrence Moon, Douglas Walker. Nora Searchfield, Elizabeth Challis, accompanists.
Liebeslieder – J. Brahms.
Highways – Gordon Jacob. George Brown, baritone. Nora Searchfield, accompanist.


January 25, 1961
Central United Church
John Searchfield, director. Soloists: Barbara Walker, Violet Carter, Grace Haynes, Olive Moon, Reuben Hamm, Roy Glover, Lawrence Moon, Douglas Walker. Elizabeth Challis, organist.
St. John Passion – J.S. Bach.



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