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Format: 2017-12-18
Format: 2017-12-18
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    20 December 2017 - 8:00pm
    Carol Concert | Gravesham Choral Society
    Alan Vincent, Gravesham Choral Society, John Harding, Malcolm Riley
    St George's Church Gravesend DA11 0DJ
    United Kingdom

    A concert of Christmas carols, both familiar and unfamiliar

    Sir Christèmas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
    Lo! He comes with clouds descending
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    And the Glory of the Lord from Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    O little town of Bethlehem
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
    A maiden most gentle
    Andrew Carter (1939-)
    Once in Royal David's City
    Traditional ()
    For unto us a child is born from Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Hark! The herald angels sing
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    The Three Kings
    Peter Cornelius (1824-1874)
    The First Nowell
    Traditional ()
    The Lamb, 'Little lamb, who made thee?'
    Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)
    Good King Wenceslas
    Traditional ()
    The Christmas stork
    Composer Not Known ()
    O come, all ye faithful, 'Adeste fideles'
    Traditional ()
    Ding dong merrily on high
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    Wassail Song
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
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    19 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra Choir, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony. With a sequence of Christmas music old and new, and readings to make you smile and reflect, our popular Christmas concerts are a uniquely magical way to begin your festive season.

    a treasury of seasonal music … performed with imagination and impeccable musicality‘ (Birmingham Post)

    Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Please note that although there is an additional performance the total number of tickets available is actually marginally fewer than in recent years.

    This concert will end at approximately 10pm.

    We regret it is no longer possible to bring your own alcohol to St Paul’s Church as it is now a licensed premise and interval drinks will be on sale. You can continue to bring non-alcoholic drinks and mince pies.

    Away in a manger
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    In the bleak midwinter
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Sir Christemas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
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    20 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra Choir, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony. With a sequence of Christmas music old and new, and readings to make you smile and reflect, our popular Christmas concerts are a uniquely magical way to begin your festive season.

    a treasury of seasonal music … performed with imagination and impeccable musicality‘ (Birmingham Post)

    Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Please note that although there is an additional performance the total number of tickets available is actually marginally fewer than in recent years.

    This concert will end at approximately 10pm.

    We regret it is no longer possible to bring your own alcohol to St Paul’s Church as it is now a licensed premise and interval drinks will be on sale. You can continue to bring non-alcoholic drinks and mince pies.

    Away in a manger
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    In the bleak midwinter
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Sir Christemas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
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    21 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra Choir, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony. With a sequence of Christmas music old and new, and readings to make you smile and reflect, our popular Christmas concerts are a uniquely magical way to begin your festive season.

    a treasury of seasonal music … performed with imagination and impeccable musicality‘ (Birmingham Post)

    Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Please note that although there is an additional performance the total number of tickets available is actually marginally fewer than in recent years.

    This concert will end at approximately 10pm.

    We regret it is no longer possible to bring your own alcohol to St Paul’s Church as it is now a licensed premise and interval drinks will be on sale. You can continue to bring non-alcoholic drinks and mince pies.

    Away in a manger
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    In the bleak midwinter
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Sir Christemas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
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    22 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra Choir, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony. With a sequence of Christmas music old and new, and readings to make you smile and reflect, our popular Christmas concerts are a uniquely magical way to begin your festive season.

    a treasury of seasonal music … performed with imagination and impeccable musicality‘ (Birmingham Post)

    Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Please note that although there is an additional performance the total number of tickets available is actually marginally fewer than in recent years.

    This concert will end at approximately 10pm.

    We regret it is no longer possible to bring your own alcohol to St Paul’s Church as it is now a licensed premise and interval drinks will be on sale. You can continue to bring non-alcoholic drinks and mince pies.

    Away in a manger
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    In the bleak midwinter
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Sir Christemas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
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    23 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra Choir, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    In the deep, still darkness, only candles pierce the winter gloom. And then, upon the silence, comes the luminous sound of a choir in harmony. With a sequence of Christmas music old and new, and readings to make you smile and reflect, our popular Christmas concerts are a uniquely magical way to begin your festive season.

    a treasury of seasonal music … performed with imagination and impeccable musicality‘ (Birmingham Post)

    Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. Please note that although there is an additional performance the total number of tickets available is actually marginally fewer than in recent years.

    This concert will end at approximately 10pm.

    We regret it is no longer possible to bring your own alcohol to St Paul’s Church as it is now a licensed premise and interval drinks will be on sale. You can continue to bring non-alcoholic drinks and mince pies.

    Away in a manger
    Sir David Willcocks (1919-2015)
    In the bleak midwinter
    Harold Darke (1888-1976)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Sir Christemas
    William Mathias (1934-1992)
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    23 December 2017 - 4:00pm
    Ex Cathedra: Angels, Stars and Kings - family concert
    Alexander Mason, Ex Cathedra, Ex Cathedra Academy of Vocal Music, Jeffrey Skidmore, Lucy Wakeford
    St Paul's Church Birmingham B3 1QZ
    United Kingdom

    We invite the whole family to share the beauty, mystery and enchantment of Christmas Music by Candlelight. This hour-long concert has seasonal favourites and choral music to inspire, plus a special selection of readings for younger audiences.

    Come dressed as an Angel, star or king.

    Particularly recommended for children aged 6 and above, but all ages are welcome.

    Away in a manger
    John Rutter (1945-)
    And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    Stille Nacht, 'Silent Night'
    Franz Gruber (1826-1871)
    Little Donkey
    Eric Boswell (1921-2009)
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    21 December 2017 - 8:00pm
    Carol Concert | Gravesham Choral Society
    Alan Vincent, Gravesham Choral Society, Malcolm Riley
    St George's Church Gravesend DA11 0DJ
    United Kingdom

    A concert of Christmas carols, both familiar and unfamiliar

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    21 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen and Harry Christophers
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    The Concert Hall in the Town Hall Reading RG1 1QH
    United Kingdom

    Glory to the Christ Child

    Pre-concert talk 6.30pm - The Town Hall (free)

    Glory to the Christ Child
    Alan Bullard (1947-)
    There is no rose of such virtue (1954)
    John Joubert (1927-)
    There is a flower
    John Rutter (1945-)
    I saw a maiden
    Traditional Basque ()
    The Lord at first did Adam make
    Traditional ()
    Allon, gay bergeres
    Guillaume Costeley (c.1531-1606)
    La nuit froide et sombre
    Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
    Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing
    Traditional French ()
    Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    There is no rose
    Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
    The Infant King
    Traditional Basque ()
    A spotless rose
    Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
    Somerset Carol
    Traditional English ()
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Past three o'clock
    Traditional ()
    O magnum mysterium
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Quem vidistis pastores
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Videntes stellam Magi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Hodie Christus natus est a 4
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Pilgrim Jesus
    Bob Chilcott (1955-)
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    19 December 2017 - 7:30pm
    Whitehall Choir Carol Concert
    Ian Tindale, Joanna Tomlinson
    St Peter's Church, Eaton Square London SW1W 9AL
    United Kingdom

    On Tuesday 19th December at 7:30pm at St Peter’s Church, Whitehall Choir with its dynamic new Music Director Joanna Tomlinson, will be presenting a Christmas Concert of carols and readings.

    As well as traditional carols for the audience to participate in, we will be singing Christmas music which may be less familiar including O Oriens by Cecilia McDowall, Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten and Angel Gabriel arranged by Michael Higgins.

    The ticket price includes a programme and refreshments after the concert. Do come and join us! Tickets are available on the door or from the choir web site: www.whitehallchoir.org.uk.

    Christmas Selection
    Various ()
    A Hymn to the Virgin
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
    O Oriens (McDowall) from 7 Magnificat Antiphons
    Gabriel Jackson (1962-)
    The Angel Gabriel
    Michael Higgins (1981-)
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