Concerts

GOLD: Christmas with the King’s Singers

Saturday, December 22, 2018 | 7:30pm

Help celebrate The King’s Singers’ 50th birthday! This world-famous ensemble pays tribute to the music that has defined its first 50 years, inspired by the unique maverick spirit that guided the original six King’s Singers to keep every performance as fresh and varied as possible. Upholding its mission that the future of music deserves to shine as brightly as it can this remarkable group of singers provides us with the perfect preparation for the holiday season.

 

Program

WHAT CHEER

Born on a new day                                    John David, arr. Peter Knight (adapted Philip Lawson)

 

ANCIENT ORIGINS

Veni, veni Emmanuel                    Trad.arr. Philip Lawson

Gaudete                                     Trad.arr. Brian Kay

 

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE

Ave virgo sponsa Dei -Inviolata est   Adrian Willaert

 

CAROLS FROM KING’S

The Shepherd’s Carol                                Bob Chilcott

Carol of the bells                          Mykola Leontovycharr. arr. Keith Roberts

 

A STAR IS BORN

Master of Music*                          Toby Hession

 

CHRISTMAS FOR A CENTURY

Bogoróditse Djévo                                   Arvo Pärt

Bethlehem Down                         Peter Warlock

There is a flower                                       John Rutter

 

JOY TO THE WHOLE WORLD

We are*                                                  Bob Chilcott

*This is a new anniversary commission

 

Intermission

 

THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING

A celebration of ancient and modern Christmas music from across The King’s Singers’ repertoire, to include selections from Christmas, The Christmas Songbook, and their 50th anniversary album Gold.

 

Personnel

  • Admission
  • Dates Offered
    • December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm