Christmas Concert, Sunday 15th December at St John of Jerusalem 2013

Hackney Singers Christmas Concert 2013Thank you to everyone who sang so beautifully and enthusiastically, and to the big-hearted audience who packed out St John at Jerusalem.

Our Christmas concert raised an amazing £1,422 for Hackney Winter Night Shelters.

Thank you to Dan and Andy for ensuring we performed so well with such a varied programme, to St John of Jerusalem for hosting, and to the Festival Chorus for their generous assistance.

PROGRAMME

A Christmas Round  John Tavener

Ding Dong Merrily on High  16th c. French, harm. Charles Wood
We’ve Been Awhile A-wandering  Traditional Yorkshire carol, collected and arranged by R. Vaughan Williams
Sussex Carol  English trad. arr. David Willcocks
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Adam Lay Ybounden  Boris Ord
Zion Hears The Watchmen’s Voices  J. S. Bach ed. John Rutter
Nativity Carol  John Rutter
Good King Wenceslas

Dormi Jesu  Cooper
The Angel Gabriel  Old Basque
Poem: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas  Clement Clarke Moore
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly  Polish, arr. David Willcocks
Away in a Manger

Totus Tuus  Górecki
Sir Christèmas  William Mathias
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

The Heavens are Telling
Achieved is Thy Glorious Work
Haydn, from The Creation

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