Christmas Concert at Die Oosterport, Groningen

Sunday, 22 December 2019 -
8:15pm to 10:00pm
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Die Oosterpost, Gronigen

The Choir's final concert of its tour to the Netherlands takes place at Der Oosterport in Groningen.



The Lamb John Tavener
Out of your sleep Anthony Milner
A spotless rose Herbert Howells
The seven joys of Mary William Whitehead

Organ solo: Prelude and Fugue in C BWV545 JS Bach
Performed by James Anderson-Besant

Quatre petites prières de Saint François d’Assise Francis Poulenc
i. Salut, Dame Sainte
ii. Tout puissant
iii. Seigneur, je vous en prie
iv. Ô mes très chers frères

Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël Francis Poulenc     
i. O magnum mysterium
ii. Quem vidistis pastores dicite
iii. Videntes stellam
iv. Hodie Christus natus est


There is no rose Francis Pott
Sir Christèmas William Mathias
I am the day Jonathan Dove
A Gallery Carol John Gardner

Organ Solo: Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C major BuxWV 137 Dietrich Buxtehude
Performed by George Herbert 

Drop down, ye heavens, from above Judith Weir
A tender shoot Otto Goldschmidt
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day John Gardner
Silent night arr. Philip Ledger
Ding dong, merrily on high! arr. Mack Wilberg


De Oosterport
Trompsingel 27
9724 DA

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