THE GLORY OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT






 Join A-Gent of Style on Monday 2 December 2013 at 19:30
at St John’s Smith Square, London, to see the Thames Chamber Orchestra
and the Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge, perform for the annual celebration of the work of the fantastic Oracle Cancer Trust (Patron: HRH Princess Alexandra; Vice President: Nigella Lawson) which funds pioneering research into the treatment and cure of all forms of head and neck cancer.




This inspirational concert is now a regular event in the festive calendar providing an uplifting and memorable evening of choral classics and traditional carols for choir and orchestra with audience participation.

Tickets are £45, £30, £25 and £10 and can be purchased on 0800 327 7284
or online.


 
Oracle welcomes this year the virtuosic quintet Onyx Brass who will perform a variety of delightful Christmas classics.

Christ’s College Choir is directed by David Rowland and the Thames Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Keith Marshall.



Programme:

Opening Chorus, from Cantata No 140, ‘Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’ BWV 140 – Johann Sebastian Bach

Deus in adjutorium, from Vespro della Beata Vergine, ‘Vespers’ (1610) – Claudio Monteverdi, arranged for Brass Quintet

A Babe is Born, from Four Old English Carols – Gustav Holst, arranged for brass Quintet

Wexford Carol (arr Bannister) – Traditional

In dulci jubilo BWV 729 – Johann Sebastian Bach

Messiah HWV 56 – George Frideric Handel

Christmas Sequence

Hallelujah Chorus

O nata lux de lumine – Thomas Tallis

Alleluya! A new work is come on hand – Peter Wishart

The Lamb, ‘Little Lamb, who made thee?’ – Sir John Tavener

Traditional Carols – Various









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