Christmas at Greyfriars 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021

 

Saturday 11th December 2021

7.30pm at Greyfriars Kirk

 

The Edinburgh Singers were delighted to return to the historic Greyfriars Kirk for a choral celebration of Christmas. Under the baton of Musical Director Alistair Digges, and accompanied by organist Henry Wallace, the evening featured choral Christmas highlights including Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium, Gjeilo's Spotless Rose and Wilberg's Joy to the World, as well as traditional carols.

 

PROGRAMME:

Joy to the World - arr. Mack Wilberg

Ding dong! Merrily on High - arr. David Willcocks

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston

A Maiden Most Gentle  -  Andrew Carter

The Holly and the Ivy  -  arr. Reginald Jaques

Mary's Lullaby  -  John Rutter

Gabriel's Message  -  Eleanor Daley

Withers Rocking Hymn  -  Ralph Vaughan Williams  

       New Voices soloists: Katie Cochrane, Luke Francis, Kirsty McRobbie

A Gallery Carol  - John Gardner

Good people all this Christmastime  -   trad. Irish (Wexford Carol)

In the Bleak Midwinter  -   Harold Darke

       Soloists: Holly Carter, David Leaver

O magnum mysterium  -  Morten Lauridsen

Unto us is Born a Son  -  arr. David Willcocks

Spotless Rose  -  Ola Gjeilo

The Twelve Days of Christmas  -  John Rutter

Hark the Herald Angels Sing  -  Felix Mendelssohn

Angels we have heard on High  -  Mack Wilberg 

 

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