Christmas Concert

Britten's Ceremony of Carols and other Christmas Music

Bowood House  (map)
Friday 13th 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
A spotless rose Herbert Howells
In the bleak midwinter Harold Darke
Lo! He comes with clouds descending Traditional
Shepherd's pipe carol John Rutter
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day John Gardner
The Boar's Head Traditional
O Come, all ye faithful Traditional
The twelve days of Christmas arr. Ian Humphries
In dulci jubilo Traditional, arr. Robert L Pearsall
The holly and the ivy John Gardner
Hark! The herald angels sing Traditional
Silent Night arr. Malcolm Sargent