The Three Kings

The Sixteen and Harry Christophers

Venue: The Concert Hall (Directions)

Thu 22 Dec, 19:30


The Three Kings visited the infant Jesus and have inspired composers for hundreds of years. They take centre stage in this year’s Christmas concert, which ranges from imperishable Renaissance masterpieces through English Christmas classics to traditional favourites.

Trad. - I wonder as I wander
Jacob Handl - Omnes de Saba
JH Hopkins Jnr - Three Kings of Orient
Fricker - A Babe in born
Trad. - This Endris Night
Howells - Long, long ago
Palestrina - Reges Tharsis
Trad. - Wexford Carol
Palestina - Videntes stellam Magi
Trad. Children's Song of the Nativity
Sheppard - Reges Tharsis
Plainsong - Hymn: Crudelis Herodes
Lassus - Omnes de Saba
Trad. - The First Nowell
Warlock - Bethlehem Down
Cornelius - Three Kings
Lassus - Videntes stellam Magi
Bassi - Quem pastores laudavere
Plainsong - Magnificat Antiphon: Tribus miraculis
Anerio - Magnificat a 8

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
The Town Hall (Free)

Ticket information

Tickets: £20.50, £17.50, £15.50

Groups 10+: ALL tickets are £12 each. No additional subscription rates apply. (subject to availability)
All children under 18: £6 for individual tickets
Schools: £6 each, including free programmes (subject to availability) (SMS members £5.75)
Classical Membership Scheme: £12 for individual tickets. (For patrons aged 18-25 or students of any age - please contact the Box Office to register for the scheme)

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Venue info

The Concert Hall

The Concert Hall, located within the Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH

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Contact: 0118 960 6060

Box Office opening times: 

Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm 
Sunday and Bank Holidays One hour before the show