The Sixteen at Christmas: Taunton

8 December 2018 7pm Queen's Concert Hall Tickets: £15 - £29

This year’s programme includes a feast of carols and seasonal choral music, with favourite traditional versions, stunningly beautiful Tudor and Renaissance works and modern settings combined to create a beautifully varied evening of music.

Performers

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers conductor

Programme

Sweelinck Hodie Christus natus est
Howells Sing lullaby
RR Bennett Susanni
Traditional The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton All this time
Plainsong Anima nostra (Offertory for Holy Innocents)
Kirbye Vox in Rama
Leighton Coventry Carol
Traditional Down in yon forest
Byrd This day Christ was born
Palestrina A solis ortu cardine
Piae Cantiones 1582 Puer nobis nascitur
De Wert Vox in Rama
Traditional It came upon a midnight clear
Joseph Phibbs Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Original tune 1591 Coventry Carol
Byrd Lullaby my sweet little babe
Cecilia McDowall Now may we singen
Sheppard A solis ortu cardine
Warlock Benedicamus Domino