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The William Byrd Singers: Noel! Noel!

Saturday December 9, 2023 at 19:30
Christ Church, West Didsbury, Manchester
£15, £12 concessions, £5 students
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  1. Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël - Francis Poulenc
  2. Quelle est cette odeur agréable - Traditional French, arranged by Keith Orrell
  3. Riu, riu, chiu - Mateo Flecha the elder
  4. Dormi niño Dios - Traditional Galician, arranged by Stephen Wilkinson
  5. El cant dels ocells (Carol of the Birds) - Traditional Catalan
  6. Christus natus est - Cecilia McDowall
  7. In dulci jubilo - Michael Praetorius
  8. Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Erden (Rejoice! O sing praises to heaven), from Sechs Sprüche Op 79 - Felix Mendelssohn
  9. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen - Traditional, arranged by Keith Orrell
  10. Ding dong! merrily on high - Traditional, arranged by Malcolm Williamson
  11. A spotless rose - Herbert Howells
  12. In the bleak midwinter - Harold Darke
  13. Resonemus Laudibus - Sir David Willcocks
  14. God Rest you merry, gentlemen - Traditional, arranged by Stephen Wilkinson
  15. Ave Rex - William Mathias

Your Christmas season begins here with the Byrds! A mixture of famous carols such as Darke's In the bleak midwinter and Howells's A spotless rose contrast with Poulenc's Christmas motets, Ceclia McDowall's Cantata for Christmas and Ave Rex by Mathias.

Enchanting pieces in French, Catalan and German, and carols with audience involvement. Something for everyone!

We look forward to seeing you there.

Christ Church, West Didsbury
Darley Avenue
M20 2ZD

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