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Choir of St John's College, Cambridge

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Jonathan Harvey
The Annunciation
Parsons
Ave Maria
Jonathan Harvey
The Angels
J.S. Bach
Prelude and Fugue in A flat major, BWV 862 (piano solo*)
Poston
Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
Carl Rütti
I wonder as I wander
Bob Chilcott
The Shepherd’s Carol
Milner
Out of your sleep
John Rutter
Dormi Jesu
Gardner
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
~ Interval ~
Vaughan Williams
Hymn to the Father of Heaven
Mozart
Sonata in C major for four hands, K. 521 (piano duet)
Simon Preston
I saw three ships
John Joubert
There is no rose
Mathias
Sir Christèmas
Cornelius
The Three Kings
Walford-Davies
The Holly and the Ivy
Wilberg
Ding dong, merrily on high

Performers

  • Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge
Andrew Nethsingha
director
Glen Dempsey*
piano
Joseph Wicks
piano

The world-renowned Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge returns to Cadogan Hall for an evening of choral music.

The Choir at St John’s College was founded in the 1670s and is one of the world’s leading choirs of men and boys. The concert presents music for Christmas including Poston’s spellbinding Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree, John Gardner’s exuberant setting of Tomorrow shall be my dancing day and traditional favourites The Holly and the Ivy and Ding dong, merrily on high. All of these works have been recorded by the Choir on its new CD Christmas with St John’s.

There is also music by Vaughan Williams and by the contemporary composer Jonathan Harvey, including The Annunciation which was written especially for the Choir in 2011.

Part of Choral at Cadogan 2016-17.

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