Christmas with Sonoro

St James's, Piccadilly

Thursday 14 December7:30pm

Michael Higgins organ
Neil Ferris conductor

Join Sonoro and special guest Andy Hamilton, one of Britain’s best-loved performers and writers, to celebrate the joy of Christmas with festive choral favourites, new settings of traditional texts, and beautiful arrangements of familiar melodies. Featuring music by Rutter, Howells, McDowall, Lauridsen, and the world premiere of Winter Nights by Michael Higgins.  

There will be a retiring collection in aid of Cancer Research UK

Carol Barnett Angelus ad virginem
William Mathias A babe is born
arr. John Rutter Wexford Carol
Herbert Howells A spotless Rose
Cecilia McDowall There is no rose
Martin Bussey Balulalow
Adolphus Hailstork The Lamb
arr. Robert Lucas Pearsall In dulci jubilo
Michael Higgins Winter nights (world premiere)
Bob Chilcott Nova! nova!
arr. Suzzie Vango Gaudete
Stephen Dodgson Winter
Morten Lauridsen O magnum mysterium
Becky McGlade In the bleak midwinter
Jamie W. Hall Lisa’s Carol
Libby Croad The First Noel
arr. Michael Higgins Away in a manger
Adolphe Adam O holy night
arr. Stuart Nicholson I saw three ships

Andy Hamilton (credit: Steve Ullathorne)

Past Concerts

  • 06

    Choral Conducting Masterclass

    St Gabriel's Halls, London

    Conducting masterclass weekend with Neil Ferris and Sonoro.

  • 24

    Sure on this shining night

    St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

    A meditative and reflective late-night performance in the peaceful calm of St Magnus Cathedral.

  • 23

    Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

    The Pickaquoy Arena, Kirkwall

    Sonoro join the St Magnus Festival Chorus to sing one of the most iconic choral works of the twentieth century.

  • 20

    Concert with Voices of Hope

    St James & St Basil, Newcastle

    Sonoro are joined by Voices of Hope to perform works from Choral Inspirations volume 2.


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