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Christmas Concert - A Christmas Story

Collegium Singers are looking forward to seeing you in St John’s Church, Wellington for our traditional Christmas Concert – seasonal refreshments, music old and new, and some for you to sing too!
Listen as the Nativity story unfolds through music and words written across the ages from Renaissance to the present day.
The programme features a multinational selection of composers from North America, Scotland, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and Russia, and includes Bach, Rachmaninov, Howells, Bruckner, MacMillan and Aleotti, each of them offering distinctive music to herald and celebrate the Christmas season.Programme
First half
Now may we singen – Cecilia McDowall
Hodie Christus natus est – Hieronymous Praetorius
Gabriel’s message – Jim Clements
Vom Himmel Hoch – Johann Sebastian Bach
Ne Timeas Maria – Tomás Luis de Victoria
Freut euch und jubiliert – Johann Sebastian Bach
A Nativity – John Tavener
Bogoroditse Dyevo – Sergi Rachmaninov
A Hymne to Christ – Imogen Holst
Virga Jesse – Anton Bruckner
My heart, O God – Lucy Walker
Sicut locutus east – Johann Sebastian Bach
Second Half
O Radiant Dawn – James MacMillan
Angelus ad pastores ait – Raffaella Aleotti
The Huron Carol – Eleanor Daley
Quem vidistis pastores?– Richard Dering
The Shepherd’s Carol – Bob Chilcott
The Oxen – Jonathan Rathbone
Here is the little door – Herbert Howells
The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius arr. Ivor Atkins
In dulci jubilo – Robert Pearsall
Somerset Carol – Traditional
Cornish Wassail – Imogen Holst
The 12 Days of Christmas – Andrew Carter
Concert starts at 7.30 pm

Tickets - Adults £15: Students £9; under 12's free
Taunton Visitor Centre, The Market House, Fore Street, Taunton, TA1 1JD
Tel: 01823-340470
Open Monday to Saturday 09.30 to 16.30
St John the Baptist Church, High Street, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8QY
Mon 11 Dec 2023
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