SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 2011 at 6.30pm
Conducted by Simon Curtis
We will also perform a special hour long family matinee at 4pm featuring numbers from our evening concert.
ACT ONE 1 Fanfare 2 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Music by Felix Mendelssohn Words by Various / Descant by David Willcocks 3 Overture of Great Joy! arr. Simon Curtis 4 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Traditional English Carol / Descant by David Willcocks 5 Shout for Joy Words and Music by Ted Ricketts and Derric Johnson 6 O Come All Ye Faithful Words and Music by John Francis Wade 7 Away in a Manger Music by William J. Fitzpatrick Lyrics by James Murray 8 Still, Still, Still Traditional Austrian Carol 9 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Este's Psalter 1592, Words by Nahum Tate / Descant by David Willcocks 10 Angels from the Realms of Glory Words by James Montgomery Music by Henry T. Smart 11 Rejoice with Exceeding Great Joy / Words and Music by Lanny Lavon Wolfe We Three Kings Words and Music by John Henry Hopkins 12 What Child is This? Traditional Words and Music by William C Dix 13 Do You Hear What I Hear? Words and Music by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne 14 Silent Night Words by Joseph Mohr Music by Franz Gruber 15 Joy to the World Words by Isaac Watts Music by G.F. Handel, Michael McElroy, Joseph Joubert & Buryl Reid ACT TWO 1 Overture 2 It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Words and Music by George Wyle and Eddie Pola 3 It's Christmas / Winter Wonderland Words and Music by Carol Cymbala / Words and Music by Felix Barnard & Dick Smith 4 Let There Be Peace on Earth Music and Lyrics by Jill Jackson and Mark Miller 5 Born is the Light of the World Words and Music by Sally DeFord 6 Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song) Words and Music by Amy Grant and Chris Eaton 7 Good King Wenceslas Tune from Piae Cantiones arr. R. Jaques Lyrics by T.M. Neale 8 Twelve Days of Christmas Traditional English Carol 9 Lullaby of Winter Words and Music by Howard Goodall 10 Star of Bethlehem Music by John Williams Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse 11 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Music and Lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane 12 A Christmas Wish Music and Lyrics by Michael McElroy, Joseph Joubert and Buryl Reid 13 Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas Music by John Williams Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Programme correct at time of publication, but subject to change
Last Updated 10th October 2011
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