Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge | Europe | December 2019
Dec 2019 - Dec 2019

Introduction

The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, led by Music Director Andrew Nethsingha, embark on a festive tour across France and The Netherlands this December. The programmes include a delightful mixture of favourite Christmas classics from across the ages, with guest appearances from organists James Anderson-Besant and George Herbert and saxophonist Ignacio Mañá Mesas.

 


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08 Dec 2019 15:00
Grand Theatre de Provence, AIX-EN-PROVENCE

TAVENER: ‘The Lamb’
arr. MARSHALL ‘I saw three ships’
arr. PETTMAN ‘The Angel Gabriel’
HOWELLS ‘A spotless rose’
MATHIAS ‘Sir Christèmas’

Piano solo – played by James Anderson-Besant
BRAHMS Intermezzo in A major (Op. 118 No. 2)

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

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

INTERVAL

RAVENSCROFT ‘Hark, the Glad Sound’
DARKE ‘In the bleak midwinter’
WHITEHEAD ‘The seven joys of Mary’

Work for Saxophone and Piano – played by Ignacio Mañá Mesas and George Herbert
PIAZZOLLA  ‘Bordello 1900’ (Histoire du Tango)

HARVEY ‘The Annunciation’
JACKSON ‘Vox clara intonat’
GARDNER ‘Tomorrow shall be my dancing day’
arr. LEDGER ‘Silent night’
arr. WILBERG ‘Ding dong, merrily on high!’

THE CHOIR OF ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
ANDREW NETHSINGHA – DIRECTOR
JAMES ANDERSON-BESANT and GEORGE HERBERT – PIANO
IGNACIO MAÑÁ MESAS – SAXOPHONE

 

22 Dec 2019 20:15
SPOT Groningen, GRONINGEN

TAVENER: ‘The Lamb’
MILNER ‘Out of your sleep’
HOWELLS ‘A spotless rose’
WHITEHEAD ‘The seven joys of Mary’

Organ solo – played by James Anderson-Besant
BACH Prelude and Fugue in C major (BWV 545)

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

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

INTERVAL

POTT ‘There is no rose’
MATHIAS ‘Sir Christèmas’
DOVE ‘I am the day’
GARDNER ‘A Gallery Carol

Organ Solo  – played by George Herbert
BUXTEHUDE Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C major (BuxWV 137)

WEIR ‘Drop down, ye heavens, from above’
GOLDSCHMIDT ‘A tender shoot’
GARDNER ‘Tomorrow shall be my dancing day’
arr. LEDGER ‘Silent night’
arr. WILBERG ‘Ding dong, merrily on high!’

THE CHOIR OF ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
ANDREW NETHSINGHA – DIRECTOR
JAMES ANDERSON-BESANT and GEORGE HERBERT – ORGAN

 

Schedule

  • More info  
    15:00 08 Dec 2019 Grand Theatre de Provence AIX-EN-PROVENCE

    TAVENER: ‘The Lamb’
    arr. MARSHALL ‘I saw three ships’
    arr. PETTMAN ‘The Angel Gabriel’
    HOWELLS ‘A spotless rose’
    MATHIAS ‘Sir Christèmas’

    Piano solo – played by James Anderson-Besant
    BRAHMS Intermezzo in A major (Op. 118 No. 2)

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

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

    INTERVAL

    RAVENSCROFT ‘Hark, the Glad Sound’
    DARKE ‘In the bleak midwinter’
    WHITEHEAD ‘The seven joys of Mary’

    Work for Saxophone and Piano – played by Ignacio Mañá Mesas and George Herbert
    PIAZZOLLA  ‘Bordello 1900’ (Histoire du Tango)

    HARVEY ‘The Annunciation’
    JACKSON ‘Vox clara intonat’
    GARDNER ‘Tomorrow shall be my dancing day’
    arr. LEDGER ‘Silent night’
    arr. WILBERG ‘Ding dong, merrily on high!’

    THE CHOIR OF ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
    ANDREW NETHSINGHA – DIRECTOR
    JAMES ANDERSON-BESANT and GEORGE HERBERT – PIANO
    IGNACIO MAÑÁ MESAS – SAXOPHONE

     

  • More info  
    20:15 22 Dec 2019 SPOT Groningen GRONINGEN

    TAVENER: ‘The Lamb’
    MILNER ‘Out of your sleep’
    HOWELLS ‘A spotless rose’
    WHITEHEAD ‘The seven joys of Mary’

    Organ solo – played by James Anderson-Besant
    BACH Prelude and Fugue in C major (BWV 545)

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

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

    INTERVAL

    POTT ‘There is no rose’
    MATHIAS ‘Sir Christèmas’
    DOVE ‘I am the day’
    GARDNER ‘A Gallery Carol

    Organ Solo  – played by George Herbert
    BUXTEHUDE Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C major (BuxWV 137)

    WEIR ‘Drop down, ye heavens, from above’
    GOLDSCHMIDT ‘A tender shoot’
    GARDNER ‘Tomorrow shall be my dancing day’
    arr. LEDGER ‘Silent night’
    arr. WILBERG ‘Ding dong, merrily on high!’

    THE CHOIR OF ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE
    ANDREW NETHSINGHA – DIRECTOR
    JAMES ANDERSON-BESANT and GEORGE HERBERT – ORGAN