Christmas Concert in Fen Ditton

Thursday, 5 December 2019 - 7:00pm
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The Choir of St John’s College performs a concert of Christmas music, including seasonal favourites, at St Mary the Virgin, Fen Ditton.

Tickets £12, £6 (OAPs, unwaged, students)

Programme

The Lamb John Tavener​
I saw three ships arr. Philip Marshall
A spotless rose Herbert Howells
Sir Christèmas William Mathias

Organ Solo

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

Organ Solo

In the bleak midwinter Harold Darke
The seven joys of Mary William Whitehead
Silent Night arr. Philip Ledger
Ding dong, merrily on high! arr. Mack Wilberg

Location

St Mary the Virgin, Fen Ditton
High St, Fen Ditton,
Cambridge
CB5 8ST
United Kingdom

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