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  • English Baroque Choir

    CHRISTMAS BAROQUE & CAROLS

    7:45pm Sunday

    10th December 2017

    St Stephens

    38-42 Rochester Row

    LONDON SW1P 1LE

    Music by Buxtehude, Durante,

    Gabrieli, Praetorius, Pygott,

    Scheidt, Sweelinck and

    Vaughan Williams (with string group & organ)

    plus popular carols

    Conductor: Jeremy Jackman Baritone: Bruce Russell

    Tickets 16 (or 14 concessions) from www.wegottickets.com/event/421387 or via www.ebc.org.uk (+10% booking fee),

    or from EBC members, or on the door.

  • www.ebc.org.uk Registered Charity number 800398

    Future EBC events:

    Saturday 3rd February 2018

    Singing day Bach Mass in B minor

    St Sepulchre-without-Newgate

    London EC1A 2DQ

    Saturday 24th March 2018

    Bach Mass in B minor

    St Johns Smith Square

    London SWIP 3HA

    Wednesday 6th June 2018

    Concert in St Stephens Festival

    St Stephens, Gloucester Road

    London SW7 4AL

    Saturday 30th June 2018

    East meets West: music from

    Russia, Poland, Hungary,

    Germany & Britain

    St Cyprians, Glentworth Street

    London NW1 6AX

    Christmas Baroque & Carols PROGRAMME

    In this year's seasonal offering, EBC puts its best Baroque foot forward: Durante's

    Magnificat, a Christmas cantata by Bach's boyhood hero, Buxtehude, and a sparkling

    setting of In Dulci Jubilo by Scheidt all feature accompaniment by a specially invited

    string group. Further festive fayre includes music by Sweelinck, Gabrieli, Praetorius

    and Bach.

    More familiar second-half items include carols for everyone to sing. Our stirring finale

    is Vaughan Williams's much-loved Fantasia, for which EBC is delighted to welcome

    back baritone soloist Bruce Russell.

    Mulled wine and mince pies are also on the menu Christmas starts here!

    Magnificat Francesco Durante (attrib. Pergolesi)

    Quid petis, o fili Richard Pygott

    Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Michael Praetorius

    Angelus ad pastores ait Jan P. Sweelinck

    Hodie Christus natus est (a 8) Giovanni Gabrieli

    In dulci jubilo Samuel Scheidt

    Das neugeborne Kindelein Dietrich Buxtehude

    INTERVAL

    Joy to the world Lowell Mason, after Handel

    O little one sweet J.S. Bach

    Adeste fideles arr. Jackman

    Hark! the herald angels sing

    The three kings Peter Cornelius

    Jul, jul, strlande jul Gustaf Nordqvist

    O little town of Bethlehem

    Fantasia on Christmas carols Ralph

    Vaughan Williams

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