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The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge

What Sweeter Music?

Venue: Cadogan Hall


O sing unto the Lord
Remember not, Lord, our offences
Behold now praise the Lord
O praise God in his holiness
Hear my prayer, O Lord
My beloved spake
What sweeter music?
The seven joys of Mary
Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
arr. Ledger
Silent night
arr. Ledger
On Christmas night
I wonder as I wander
In the bleak midwinter
Glory to the Christ Child
arr. Willcocks
Away in a manger
arr. Wilberg
Ding dong, merrily on high


Andrew Nethsingha
John Challenger & Freddie James
The St John’s Sinfonia

Andrew Nethsingha writes: “Today we explore the rich, plangent soundworld of Henry Purcell. At the interval we change the mood to present a Christmas selection – popular favourites as well as new works. Boys’ voices have a special emotional resonance when evoking the fragility and innocence of Christ’s nativity.”

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