Christmas with Sonoro

St John's Church, Wimbledon

Wednesday 20 December7:30pm

arr. David Willcocks – Sussex carol
Gareth Treseder – Blessed be that Maid Marie
John Joubert – There is no rose
Harold Darke – In the bleak mid-winter
Robert Bridges – Christmas Eve, 1917
Herbert Howells – Here is the little door
Betty Roe – A birth-night song (first performance)
John Rutter – Nativity carol
E. E. Cummings – little tree
arr. Michael Higgins – Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Cecilia McDowall – O Oriens
Christina Rossetti – Advent
arr. Michael Higgins – Coventry carol
Peter Warlock – Bethlehem Down
arr. Michael Higgins – Silent night
Eric Whitacre – Lux Aurumque
William Shakespeare from ‘Hamlet’
Will Todd – My Lord has come
Anon (1695) – Now thrice welcome Christmas
arr. Stuart Nicholson – Ding dong! merrily on high

 

Sonoro
Soo Bishop, trumpet
Michael Higgins, organ
Neil Ferris, conductor

With seasonal choral favourites and carols for all to sing, our Christmas concert is a magical way to celebrate the festive season with family and friends. We’ll be performing music by Eric Whitacre, Gareth Treseder, John Rutter, Herbert Howells, Cecilia McDowall and Will Todd, and we’re thrilled to be giving the first performance of a beautiful new carol written especially for us by Betty Roe.

Tickets include mulled wine and mince pies.



Past Concerts

  • 11
    11
    2017

    The Cool Web

    A Robert Graves Oratorio

    A special performance of Jools Scott's oratorio on Remembrance Day to open the Wimbledon International Music Festival.

    Open
  • 14
    10
    2017

    Merton SingFest

    Supper with Sonoro

    An evening of popular folk, jazz and classic songs, with two course supper.

    Open
  • 12
    05
    2017

    Brahms
    Ein deutsches Requiem

    St James's, Piccadilly, London

    A special performance of Brahms’ choral masterpiece, interspersed with poetry and texts exploring life and beyond, read by Victoria Newlyn.

    Open
  • 18
    03
    2017

    Handel's Messiah

    St John's Church, Wimbledon

    Sonoro
    Wimbledon Community Chorus
    Sonoro Baroque Ensemble

    Open

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