A Rose is Blooming

A Rose is Blooming

Time & Location

10 Dec, 19:30 – 20:30
Exeter College Chapel, Turl St, Oxford OX1 3DP, UK

About The Event

The Choir of Exeter College, Oxford presents a festival of carols for Christmas and Advent, including favourites by Britten, Victoria, and Poulenc alongside rarely-performed gems by Amy Beach, Nathaniel Dett, Imogen Holst, J.M. Nunes Garcia, and more.

Programme:

INTRODUCTION

Hubert Parry: Welcome, yule

PART I: WHENCE COMETH MY HELP

Edward Bairstow: Let all mortal flesh keep silence

James MacMillan: O radiant dawn

Imogen Holst: A Hymne to Christ

Amy Beach: I will lift up mine eyes

PART II: A ROSE OF SWYCH VERTU

15th c. anonymous: Ther is no rose of swych vertu

José Maurício Nunes Garcia: Magnificat in D

Benjamin Britten: Hymn to the Virgin

Robert Nathaniel Dett: Ave Maria

Pause

PART III: SPEAK, SHEPHERDS

Tomás Luis de Victoria: O magnum mysterium

Rafaella Aleotti: Angelus ad pastores ait

Francis Poulenc: Quem vidistis

PART IV: A ROSE IS BLOOMING

Hugo Distler: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

Pavel Chesnokov: Spaséñiye sodélal

Elizabeth Stirling: Sleep, baby, sleep

Gustav Holst: Nunc dimittis

Run time: approximately 60 minutes

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