The Sixteen at Christmas

Wed 5 Dec, 7.45pm

The Anvil

  • Tickets: £35, £28, £20 (includes £3 booking fee). Group rate available
Sweelinck           Hodie Christus natus est   
Howells               Sing lullaby  
RR Bennett         Susanni
Traditional            The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton                 All this time   
Plainsong             Anima nostra (Offertory for Holy Innocents) 
Kirbye                  Vox in Rama   
Leighton              Coventry Carol    
Traditional             Down in yon forest    
Byrd                     This day Christ was born  
Palestrina             A solis ortu cardine   
Piae Cantiones 1582 Puer nobis nascitur    
De Wert                Vox in Rama  
Traditional             It came upon a midnight clear  
Joseph Phibbs    Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child      
Original tune 1591 Coventry Carol   
Byrd                      Lullaby my sweet little babe  
McDowall             Now may we singen 
Sheppard             A solis ortu cardine    
Warlock               Benedicamus Domino  

Harry Christophers

One of the world’s great choral ensembles, The Sixteen continues to thrill and delight audiences around the world. This special Christmas programme includes a feast of carols and seasonal choral music. Favourite traditional versions, stunningly beautiful Tudor and Renaissance works and modern settings are combined in a ravishing and satisfying evening of music. The perfect way to start your Christmas celebrations.

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