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Long, Long Ago: choral music for Advent and Christmas | Londinium

Friday December 15, 2017 at 19:30
St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London
£15; £10 (students)
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  1. Long, long ago - Herbert Howells
  2. Hosanna to the son of David - Thomas Weelkes
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston
  4. Exsurge Domine - William Byrd
  5. Virga Jesse floruit - Anton Bruckner
  6. Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Rejoice O Virgin), from Vespers, 'All-night vigil' Op 37 - Sergey Rachmaninov
  7. Vox dicentis: Clama - Edward Naylor
  8. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen - Michael Praetorius
  9. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen/Det är en ros utsprungen - Jan Sandström
  10. Hodie Christus natus est - Hans Leo Hassler
  11. O magnum mysterium - Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
  12. Das Wort ward Fleisch und wohnet unter uns SWV385 - Heinrich Schütz
  13. The Lamb, 'Little lamb, who made thee?' - Sir John Tavener
  14. The Angels - Jonathan Harvey
  15. In dulci jubilo - Traditional German, arranged by Robert Lucas Pearsall
  16. A Cornish Christmas Carol - Peter Warlock

Londinium's Christmas programme offers a typically vibrant and inventive selection of seasonal repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the present day. Firm favourites such as Tavener's The Lamb and Rachmaninov's Bogoroditsye Dyevo complement rarities by Howells, Warlock and EW Naylor, whilst superb motets by Byrd, Weelkes, and Schütz are heard alongside contemporary classics-in-the-making by Jan Sandström, Jaako Mantyjärvi and Jonathan Harvey. Wine and mince pies complete the perfect festive evening!

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