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Sat, 02 Dec


Holy Sepulchre

Christmas with the Holst Singers

Festive favourites, directed by Stephen Layton

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Christmas with the Holst Singers
Christmas with the Holst Singers

Time & Location

02 Dec 2023, 19:00 – 20:00

Holy Sepulchre, Holborn, London EC1A 2DQ

About the Event

This not-to-be-missed Christmas Concert will bring together both well known Christmas classics, and lesser known festive choral music.

The programme will include two versions of O magnum mysterium, one by Poulenc and the other by the contemporary American composer Morten Lauridsen. We will also perform two versions of The three kings: one in the well-known setting by Cornelius which we will sing in the original German, and the other by contemporary British composer Johnathan Dove.

We will also be invited our audience to join us in some congregational carols, so please arrive in good voice!

Full programme:

Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Trad arr David Willcox: Gabriel's message

Trad arr Charles Wood: Ding dong! merrily on high

Francis Poulenc: O magnum mysterium

Morten Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium

Herbert Howells: Here is the little door

Kenneth Leighton: Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child

Trad arr Henry Walford Davies: The holly and the ivy

Peter Cornelius: Drei Könige

Jonathan Dove: The three kings

Hector Berlioz: The shepherd's farewell

Trad arr Ralph Vaughan Williams: Wassail Song


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