Choir of Saint John’s College Cambridge | Europe | December 2017
Dec 2017 - Dec 2017

Introduction

The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, led by Music Director Andrew Nethsingha embark on a festive tour starting in the UK and through Hungary and Germany. The programmes include a delightful mixture of favourite Christmas classics from across the ages, and Organ works performed by Thomas Trotter.

The Choir begins its tour with a performance at the Royal Festival Hall in London, a Christmas concert at St John’s College Chapel, a Lunchtime Christmas music at the Birmingham Symphony Hall, before moving on to The Palace of the Arts in Budapest and the Konzerthaus Berlin.


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Royal Festival Hall, London, United Kingdom

St John's College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Palace of Arts, Budapest, Komor Marcell Street, Hungary

Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Schedule

  • 19:30 02 Dec 2017 Royal Festival Hall London More info  

    Performers:

    Mozart Festival Orchestra
    Andrew Nethsingha conductor
    Anita Watson soprano
    Kitty Whately mezzo-soprano
    Tom Rainer trumpet
    The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge

    Programme:

    Vivaldi: Magnificat in G minor, RV.610
    Handel: Selection from the Water Music Suites
    J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G
    Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
    Vivaldi: Concerto in C for 2 trumpets, RV.537
    Handel: The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No.3); Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1)
    Vivaldi: Gloria

  • 19:30 19 Dec 2017 Palace of the Arts Budapest More info  

    A collection of festive favourites as well as selections from the English Choral Tradition.

    The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge

    Andrew Nethsingha Director of Music

    Thomas Trotter Organ

    Programme

    The Shepherd’s Carol Chilcott

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Gardner

    The Lamb Tavener

    Noe, Noe Bednall

    There is a flower Rutter

    Like as the hart Howells

    God is gone up Finzi

    Tocatta in F major BWV 540 (Organ Solo) J. S. Bach

    Overture: St Paul arr. W. T. Best (Organ Solo) Mendelssohn

    INTERVAL

    Toccata-Prelude on Vom Himmel hoch (Organ Solo) Edmundson

    Variations on a Noel (Organ Solo) Dupre

    Seek him that maketh the seven stars Dove

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Burton

    In the bleak midwinter Darke

    O come, all ye faithful Wade (arr. Willcocks)

    Silen Night Gruber (arr. Ledger)

    Ding, dong, merrily on high arr. Wilberg

  • 20:00 20 Dec 2017 Konzerthaus Berlin More info  

    A collection of festive favourites as well as selections from the English Choral Tradition.

    The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge

    Andrew Nethsingha Director of Music

    Thomas Trotter Organ

    Programme

    The Shepherd’s Carol Chilcott

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Gardner

    The Lamb Tavener

    Noe, Noe Bednall

    There is a flower Rutter

    Like as the hart Howells

    God is gone up Finzi

    Tocatta in F major BWV 540 (Organ Solo) J. S. Bach

    Overture: St Paul arr. W. T. Best (Organ Solo) Mendelssohn

    INTERVAL

    Toccata-Prelude on Vom Himmel hoch (Organ Solo) Edmundson

    Variations on a Noel (Organ Solo) Dupre

    Seek him that maketh the seven stars Dove

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Burton

    In the bleak midwinter Darke

    O come, all ye faithful Wade (arr. Willcocks)

    Silen Night Gruber (arr. Ledger)

    Ding, dong, merrily on high arr. Wilberg