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Gondwana Choirs | Voices of Angels: The Twelve Days of Christmas

17 December 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT

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One event on 17 December 2019 at 7:00 pm

Tickets: Standard $65 | Concession $55 | City Recital Hall members $55 | Family 4+ $50

The Twelve Days of Christmas pairs the days and their associated gifts of the much-loved carol with beautiful music from across the centuries. Under the direction of Sam Allchurch for the first time, the Sydney Children’s Choir will perform the music of Benjamin Britten and William Mathias, alongside new music by Sally Whitwell and Joseph Twist as well as other loved Christmas songs. The choir is joined by the Voices of Angels orchestra, led by Helena Rathbone.

Program:

  • Elizabeth POSTON | Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
  • Benjamin BRITTEN | Spring Carol
  • Benjamin BRITTEN | Wolcum Yole!
  • Trad., arr. Owen ELSLEY | I saw three ships
  • William G. JAMES | The Three Drovers
  • William G. JAMES | Carol of the Birds
  • Benjamin BRITTEN | The Birds
  • John RUTTER | King Jesus hath a garden
  • Sally WHITWELL | Commission
  • Sherri PORTERFIELD | Something Told the Wild Geese
  • Trad. | Joys seven
  • Benjamin BRITTEN | A New Year Carol
  • Paul CALDWELL | Go where I send thee
  • Trad., arr. WALKER | O come all ye faithful
  • William MATHIAS | Salvator Mundi
  • John GARDNER | Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
  • Herbert HOWELLS | Come Sing and Dance
  • Michael LEIGHTON JONES | The Lord that lay in asse stall
  • Adolphe ADAM | O Holy Night
  • John RUTTER | Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
  • Trad., arr. WALKER | Hark the Herald
  • Trad. | Little Drummer Boy
  • Joseph TWIST | The Twelve Days of Christmas
 

Venue

City Recital Hall, Sydney
2-12 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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