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A Christmas Story | Collegium Singers(chamber choir)

When
Monday December 11, 2023 at 19:30
Where
Church of St John the Baptist, Wellington
Tickets
£15, students £9, under 12s free
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  1. Now may we singen - Cecilia McDowall
  2. Hodie Christus natus est - Praetor, Hieronymous Praetorius
  3. Gabriel's message - Jim Clements
  4. Vom Himmel hoch, from Magnificat in D BWV 243 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  5. Ne timeas Maria - Tomás Luis de Victoria
  6. Freut euch und jubiliert, from Magnificat in D BWV 243 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  7. A Nativity - Sir John Tavener
  8. Bogoroditse Dyevo - Sergey Rachmaninov
  9. A hymne to Christ - Imogen Holst
  10. Virga Jesse floruit - Anton Bruckner
  11. My Heart, O God - Lucy Walker
  12. Sicut locutus est, from Magnificat in E flat major BWV 243a - Johann Sebastian Bach
  13. O Radiant Dawn, from Strathclyde Motets - Sir James MacMillan
  14. Angelus ad pastores ait - Raphaella Aleotti
  15. The Huron Carol - Eleanor Daley
  16. Quem vidistis, pastores? - Richard Dering
  17. The Shepherd's Carol - Bob Chilcott
  18. The Oxen - Jonathan Rathbone
  19. Here is the little door - Herbert Howells
  20. The Three Kings - Peter Cornelius, arranged by Sir Ivor Atkins
  21. In dulci jubilo - Traditional German, arranged by Robert Lucas Pearsall
  22. Somerset Carol - Traditional English
  23. A Cornish Wassail Song - Imogen Holst
  24. The Twelve Days of Christmas - Traditional, arranged by Andrew Carter

Collegium Singers are looking forward to seeing you in St John’s Church, Wellington for our traditional Christmas Concert – seasonal refreshments, music old and new, and some for you to sing too!

Listen as the Nativity story unfolds through music and words written across the ages from Renaissance to the present day.

The programme features a multinational selection of composers from North America, Scotland, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and Russia, and includes Bach, Rachmaninov, Howells, Bruckner, MacMillan and Aleotti, each of them offering distinctive music to herald and celebrate the Christmas season.


Venue
Church of St John the Baptist
High Street
Wellington
Somerset
TA21 8QY
England
@stjohnswelly

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