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The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge

What Sweeter Music?

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Purcell
O sing unto the Lord
Purcell
Remember not, Lord, our offences
Purcell
Behold now praise the Lord
Purcell
O praise God in his holiness
Purcell
Hear my prayer, O Lord
Purcell
My beloved spake
Rutter
What sweeter music?
Whitehead
The seven joys of Mary
Cashmore
Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
arr. Ledger
Silent night
arr. Ledger
On Christmas night
Rutti
I wonder as I wander
Darke
In the bleak midwinter
Bullard
Glory to the Christ Child
arr. Willcocks
Away in a manger
arr. Wilberg
Ding dong, merrily on high

Performers

Andrew Nethsingha
diirector
John Challenger & Freddie James
piano
The St John’s Sinfonia

Andrew Nethsingha writes: “Today we explore the rich, plangent soundworld of Henry Purcell. At the interval we change the mood to present a Christmas selection – popular favourites as well as new works. Boys’ voices have a special emotional resonance when evoking the fragility and innocence of Christ’s nativity.”

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