Christmas Concert

Carols, seasonal music and readings

Immanuel Church, Upham Road, Swindon  (map)
Wednesday 16th December, 2009 at 7:30 pm

AVE performs a selection of sacred and secular seasonal music There will also be readings and organ pieces.

Conductor:  Sir Peter Beale

Organist: Simon Dinsdale

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen
Sing lullaby Herbert Howells
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Poverty Caradog Roberts
Fanfare for Christmas Robin Wells
In the bleak midwinter Harold Darke
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
The Turkey Carol Alasdair Hamilton
In Dulci Jubilo arr. Hieronymus Pretorius
Hayl, Mary, ful of grace Robin Nelson
Quelle est cette odeur agreable? arr. David Wilcocks
Illuminare, Jerusalem Judith Weir
Fantasia on Christmas Carols Ralph Vaughan Williams
Come thou long expected Jesus Traditional
Shepherd's pipe carol John Rutter
Past three o'clock arr. William Llewellyn