Christmas Concert

Saturday 17 December 2016, 7.30pm
St George's, Bristol

Christopher Finch - conductor
Nigel Nash - piano
Liberty Brass Ensemble



Choir: Lux aurumque - Eric Whitacre
  In dulci jubilo - arr. JS Bach
Everyone: Once in royal David's city - arr. Willcocks
Reading: Angels - Jan Dean
Choir: Angelus ad virginem - arr. Nigel Nash
  Torches - John Joubert
  Corre al portalico - arr. Glyn Jenkins
Reading: from ‘A Christmas Carol’ - Charles Dickens
Choir: Gaudete - arr. Brian Kay
  The three kings - Peter Cornelius
  The shepherd's carol - Bob Chilcott
Everyone: God rest ye merry, gentlemen - arr. Willcocks
Choir: Camerata carols - arr. Frikki Walker


Reading: Keeping Christmas - Henry Van Dyuke
Choir: People look east - Will Todd
Everyone: Unto us is born a Son - arr. Wilcocks
Choir: The holly and the ivy - arr. Ola Gjeilo
  Sir Christèmas - William Mathias
  Mid-winter - Bob Chilcott
Reading: from ‘Grumpy Old Women’ - Judith Holder
Everyone: Hark! the herald angels sing - arr. Wilcocks
Choir: Ding dong - arr. Cable
  The very best time of year - John Rutter
  Jingle bells - arr. Ralph Allwood
Reading: Slouching towards Bethlehem - Alan Coren
Choir: Whie Christmas - Berlin, arr. Bernard Wight
  The twelve days of Christmas - arr. Andrew Carter

Liberty Brass Ensemble comprises five of this country's leading young professional brass players. They are all students at London's most prestigious music colleges, and between them have performed with some of the most respected conductors and orchestras throughout the world.

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