Christmas Concert

Britten's Ceremony of Carols and other Christmas Music

St James's Church, Avebury  (map)
Sunday 8th December, 2013 at 7:30 pm

In Britten's centenary year, AVE performs the Ceremony of Carols, and a selection of other seasonal music. There will also be readings and organ pieces.

Conductor:  Sir Peter Beale

Organist:  Simon Dinsdale

View the Programme (PDF)


Piece Composer
Fanfare for Christmas Robin Wells
Once in Royal David's City Traditional
O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
That Yonge Child Martin Read
Ceremony of Carols Benjamin Britten
The Boar's Head Traditional
O Little Town of Bethlehem Traditional
The twelve days of Christmas arr. Ian Humphries
In dulci jubilo Traditional, arr. Robert L Pearsall
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
The holly and the ivy John Gardner
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Silent Night arr. Malcolm Sargent