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Long, Long Ago

  • St Sepulchre-without-Newgate 10 Giltspur St London, England, EC1A 9DE United Kingdom (map)

Tickets: £12 ('Earlybird' discount) / £15 | £10 (students).

Londinium's Christmas programme offers a typically vibrant and inventive selection of seasonal repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the present day. Firm favourites such as Tavener's The Lamb and Rachmaninoff's Bogoroditse Devo complement rarities by Howells, Warlock and EW Naylor, whilst superb motets by Byrd, Weelkes, and Schütz are heard alongside contemporary classics-in-the-making by Jan Sandström, Jaako Mantyjärvi and Jonathan Harvey. Wine and mince pies complete the perfect festive evening!

PROGRAMME
Herbert Howells: Long, long ago
Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
William Byrd: Exsurge, Domine
Anton Bruckner: Virga Jesse
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Bogoroditse Devo
Edward Naylor: Vox Dicentis
Michael Praetorius: Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen
Michael Praetorius arr. Jan Sandstrom: Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen
Hans Leo Hassler: Hodie Christus natus est
Jaako Mantyjärvi: O magnum mysterium
Heinrich Schutz: Das Wort ward Fleisch
John Tavener: The Lamb
Jonathan Harvey: The Angels
Robert Pearsall: In Dulci Jubilo
Peter Warlock: A Cornish Christmas Carol

Earlier Event: October 13
There is Sweet Music