Pieces to be performed by the Jersey Festival Choir in charitable aid of Jersey Child Care Trust on the occasion of its 20th anniversary are:
- The Truth Sent from Above - 1st verse only;
- The Little Road to Bethlehem (Michael Head);
- Shepherd’s Pipe Carol (John Rutter);
- A Maiden Most Gentle (Andrew Carter);
- O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Mac Huff);
- In the Bleak Midwinter (Philip Stopford);
- Nowell, Nowell (Jonathan Willcocks); https://www.facebook.com/groups/JerseyFestivalChoir/?ref=br_rs -
- Minuit Chrétiens = O Holy Night (together with The Holmchase Singers, as is the case annually).
Holmchase will also perform separately:
- Carol of the Bells (Mykola Leontovich, arr. Peter J. Wilhousky);
- A Christmas Blessing (Philip Stopford);
- Cradle Hymn (Kim Arnesen). https://www.facebook.com/Holmchase-Singers-139938482694998/
Congregational hymns are:
- Once in Royal David's City;
- On Christmas Night, All Christians Sing;
- O Little Town of Bethlehem;
- Joy to the World;
- Good King Wenceslas;
- O Come All Ye Faithful.
As per usual, there will be an organist, male treble singing the first verse of 'Once in Royal David's City'.
St Cecilia Orchestra will perform Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite (Sergei Prokofiev, arr. Derek Lawrence).
A Cappella Brass will also perform:
- Ding, Dong Merrily on High (arr. John Rutter).
No tickets. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive around 1 hour before the Concert’s start. On-site parking is always very limited. Nearby parking is restricted this year (most of Minden Place Car Park is out of use for now). All retiring collection proceeds will go to Jersey Child Care Trust after its appeal speech.
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