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Dec 17, 18

Cadogan Hall, London

The Sixteen – The Little Child
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Traditional, The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton, All This Time
Traditional, Anima nostra
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
Anonymous, Puer Nobis Nascitur
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Phibbs, Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Unknown, Coventry Carol
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Unknown, Plainchant: Conditor alme siderum
Marlow, Advent Responsory
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Daquin, Noël VI "sur les Jeux d’anches et en duo"
Traditional Basque, Gabriel's Message
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Parsons, Ave Maria
Young, Swete Roose
Daquin, Noël X "en Grand Jeu et en duo"
Praetorius, Quem pastores laudavere
Howells, Sing lullaby
Andrews, Sing Lullaby
Daquin, Noël Suisse
Gardner, A Gallery Carol
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, Of the Father's heart begotten (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (harm. Wood)
Oxford Choir of New College
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Josef Laming, Organ
Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30

Church of John the Baptist, Wellington, United Kingdom

A Dragon for Christmas - a banquet of festive treats
Bennett, Out of your sleep
Warlock, Bethlehem Down
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Bennett, There is no rose
Sandstrom, Es ist ein ros entsprungen
Gevaert, François-Auguste, Le sommeil de l'enfant Jésus
Traditional, Quem pastores laudavere
Poulenc, Quem vidistis pastores
Traditional, I wonder as I wander
Vaughan Williams, Wassail Song
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Rutter, The Reluctant Dragon: Banquet Fugue
Collegium Singers
Tomos Watkins, Conductor
Wed 19 Dec at 19:30

St Mark's Church, Leamington Spa

Choir of Clare College Cambridge - Winter's Night
Morales, O Magnum Mysterium
Anonymous, There is no rose of such virtue
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Rorem, Canticle of the Lamb
Rathbone, The Oxen
Vaughan Williams, O little town of Bethlehem
Traditional, Gabriel's Message
Works by Tavener
Anonymous, Past Three o'Clock [Anonymous]
Weir, Illuminare, Jerusalem
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Anonymous, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Parry, Welcome, Yule!
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Harbison, O magnum mysterium
Beamish, In the Stillness
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Rutter, Dormi Jesu
Panufnik, Sleep, little Jesus, sleep
L'Estrange, Lute-book Lullaby
Goss, See amid the winter's snow
Traditional, Still, still, still
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter
Berlin, White Christmas
Pierpoint, James Lord, Jingle Bells
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30
Anonymous, Qui creavit celum
Morales, O Magnum Mysterium
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Rorem, Canticle of the Lamb
Traditional, Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris
Rathbone, The Oxen
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)
Traditional, Gabriel's Message (arr. Jim Clements)
Tavener, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Traditional, Past 3 O’clock
Weir, Illuminare, Jerusalem
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (arr. Stuart Nicholson)
Anonymous, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Parry, Welcome Yule!
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Harbison, O magnum mysterium
Beamish, In the Stillness
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Rutter, Dormi Jesu
Panufnik, Sleep, little Jesus, sleep
L'Estrange, Lute-book Lullaby
Goss, See amid the winter’s snow
Traditional, Still, still, still
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Ola Gjeilo)
Berlin, White Christmas
Pierpont, Jingle Bells
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Sat 22 Dec at 19:30

Concert Hall Reading, Reading

The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Walton, All This Time
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Coventry Carol
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Sun 23 Dec at 19:30

Harpenden Public Hall, Harpenden

Lea Singers Christmas Carol Concert - FestiveLea
Leontovych, Carol of the Bells (Ukrainian Bell Carol)
Vaughan Williams, Wassail Song
Traditional, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Foggitt, The Permanence of the Young Man
Ord, Adam lay ybounden
Wood, Ding Dong Merrily on High
Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium
Traditional, See amidst the winter's snow
Howells, Here is the little door
Martin, O Rex Gentium
Chatman, Elves' Bells
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Rutter, Twelve days of Christmas
Sigurbjörnsson, Heyr himna smiður
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing
Sutton, The Christmas Song
Heatlie, Merry Christmas Everyone!
Traditional, We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Willcocks, O come, all ye faithful
Lea Singers
Victoria Longdon, Conductor
Fri 28 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Nicky Spence and Roger Vignoles
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlanders Abschied, Op.25 no.13
Schumann, Myrthen: Jemand, Op.25 no.4
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlandisches Wiegenlied, Op.25 no.14
Schumann, Myrthen: Niemand, Op.25 no.22
Schumann, Dem roten Röslein gleicht mein Lieb, Op.27 no.2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: O wert thou in the cauld blast Op.62 no. 2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Macpherson's Farewell Op.62 no. 3
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Jenny Op.62 no. 4
Britten, Who are these Children? for tenor and piano, Op.84
Musgrave, A Song for Christmas
Hughes, Oh men from the fields
Stanford, The Monkey's Carol
Howells, Come sing and dance
Respighi, Nevicata
Rodrigo, Pastorcito santo
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: That Yonge Childe
Debussy, Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus de maison
Strauss R., Weihnachtsgefühl TrV 198
Strauss R., Winterweihe, Op.48 no.4
Wolf, Epiphanias
Nicky Spence, Tenor
Roger Vignoles, Piano
Fri 4 Jan 2019 at 19:30

St Mary's Church, Belgravia, London

Twelfth Night: Barber, Poulenc, Ludford & Rachmaninov
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Lambe, Nesciens Mater
Howells, Here is the little door
Howells, Sing lullaby
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Ludford, Ave cujus conceptio
Poulenc, Un soir de neige
Nørgard {Norgard}, Winter Hymn
White, Christe qui lux es IV
Mahler, Rückert-Lieder: Um Mitternacht (arr. Clytus Gottwald)
Warlock, The Rich Cavalcade
Warlock, Bethlehem Down
Rachmaninov, Vespers (Bogoroditsye Dyevo), Op.37: Ave Maria
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Director
Sun 24 Mar 2019 at 18:30
Haydn, String Quartet no. 33 in D major, Op.33 no.6, Hob III:42
Howells, String Quartet no. 3 "In Gloucestershire"
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 8 in E minor, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.2
Dante Quartet
Sat 6 Apr 2019 at 19:30

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Durham Singers: Spem in Alium
Tallis, Salvator mundi
Howells, Requiem
Vaughan Williams, A Garland for the Queen: Silence and Music
Tallis, Sancte Deus, sancte fortis
Vaughan Williams, Rest
Tallis, Loquebantur variis linguis
Vaughan Williams, Valiant for truth
Tallis, Spem in Alium
Durham Singers
Julian Wright, Conductor
Francesca Massey, Conductor
Sat 20 Apr 2019 at 19:30
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
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Viadana, Sicut ovis ad occisionem
Sanders, The Reproaches
Croce, Plange quasi virgo
Gibbons, Drop, drop slow tears
Tallis, In ieunio et fletu
Wesley, Wash Me Throughly
Howells, Like as the Hart
MacMillan, Miserere
Byrd, Ne Irascaris Domine
Victoria, O Vos Omnes
Lobo, Versa est in luctum
Byrd, Ave verum corpus
Williams, Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined
Harvey, I love the Lord
Harvey, Nunc dimittis
Finzi, Lo, the full, final sacrifice
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Eleanor Carter, Organ
Ashley Chow, Organ
Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 20:00

L'Auditori: Sala Oriol Martorell, Barcelona

Coro Anton Bruckner: La Llum de la Neu
Coro Anton Bruckner: La Llum de la Neu
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Requesens Roca, Snø
Poulenc, Un soir de neige
Doherty, Snow Dance for the Dead
Howells, Walking in the snow
Ollé i Sabaté, Lux
Vivancos, Lux surgit aurea ‎
Rutter, Hymn to the Creator of Light
Whitacre, Lux Aurumque
Ešenvalds, Stars
Lauridsen, O Nata Lux
Cor Anton Bruckner
Júlia Sesé, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 29 Nov 2019 at 19:30
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The Sixteen – Saint Cecilia
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Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Britten, Hymn to St Cecilia for SSATB, Op.27b
Byrchmore, Prayer of St Teresa of Avila
McDowall, Now may we singen
Rizza, O Speculum Columbe
Firsova, Stabat Mater
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Porter, Kim, Christmas Eve
Panufnik, Prayer
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Davies, Lullabye for Lucy
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor