Glory to the Christ Child

The Sixteen

Venue: The Concert Hall (Directions)

Thu 21 Dec, 19:30
Sold out


We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances Harry Christophers
​will be unable to conduct tonight's concert.
Eamonn Dougan, The Sixteen’s Associate Conductor, will conduct in his place. 

See Eamonn's biography here.

Glory to the Christ Child
There is no Rose
​Trad. Old Basque
I saw a Maiden
There is a Flower
Christmas Eve (The Lord at first did Adam make)
Allons, gay bergeres
La nuit froide et sombre
Un soir de neige
Past three O Clock

O magnum mysterium / Quem vidistis pastores?
Videntes stellam
Hodie Christus natus est
Pilgrim Jesus
​Trad. French (arr. Kitson)
Quelle est cette odeur
Quatre motets pour le temps de Noel
​Kim Porter
Christmas bringeth Jesus (Christmas Eve)
A spotless rose
Marco Galvani
On Christmas Morn (World Premiere)*
Somerset Carol (Come all you worthy gentlemen)

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
The Town Hall FREE

*Co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society and Classic FM for the 25th anniversary of Classic FM.

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