Christmas Concert

Friday, 3 December 2021 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
St John's in the snow

The Choir will present a concert of seasonal festive music. The concert will have a duration of 75 minutes.


A Gallery Carol John Gardner
In the bleak midwinter Harold Darke
O Little Town of Bethlehem arr. Thomas Armstrong
The Three Kings Peter Cornelius arr. Ivor Atkins
The Cherry Tree Carol arr. Stephen Cleobury
Make we joy Christopher Robinson

Organ Solo: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645 J.S. Bach

Peace on earth Errollyn Wallen
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day John Gardner
Silent Night arr. Philip Ledger
Ding, dong, merrily on high! arr. Mack Wilberg
A spotless rose Herbert Howells
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day James Burton


St John's College Chapel
St John's Street
United Kingdom

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