CANCELLED: A Rose is Blooming
Concert now cancelled due to the developing situation with the omicron variant.
Time & Location
10 Dec 2021, 19:30 – 20:30
Exeter College Chapel, Turl St, Oxford OX1 3DP, UK
About The Event
Update: Due to the developing situation regarding the omicron variant, this concert is unfortunately cancelled. All tickets will be fully refunded. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.
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.
Update on 8 December: Following the Government's introduction of 'Plan B', the concert will proceed as planned, but face coverings for audience members are now required (unless medically exempt). We look forward to seeing you on Friday!
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
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