Temple Church Choir

Temple Church Choir, Temple Singers

Director, Roger Sayer

Organ, Greg Morris

 

Christmas through the Centuries

 

Sweelinck                                Hodie Christus natus est

Lassus                                      Mirabile Mysterium

Sweelinck                                Cantata Domino

Buxtehude                               Cantata das newgebohrne Kindelein

Laufenberg arr. Darbourne     In einem krippfly lag ein kind             

Bach                                        Organ Fugue on the Magnificat

Buxtehude                               Magnificat

Gabrielli                                   Hodie Christus Natus Est

Interval

Poulenc                                   Four Christmas Motets

Messiaen                                  Dieu Parmi Nous

Mendelssohn                           Ave Maria

Mendelssohn                           Wienachten

Lauridsen                                 O Magnum Mysterium

 

Showcasing a broad range of Christmas music, the Temple Singers join Temple Church Choir for a programme of music spanning five centuries, from 16th century works by Lassus and Sweelinck, through evocative motets by Poulenc and Lauridsen all the way to 21st century arrangements by one of their own singers, Jonathan Darbourne. Greg Morris will help to usher in the Christmas season with organ music by Bach and Messiaen.

 

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