The Sixteen & Harry Christophers

Venue: The Concert Hall (Directions)

Sun 22 Dec, 19:30
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Programme includes:

Walton
Make we joy now in this fest

Trad.
The Saviour's Work (The Babe in Bethlem's manger laid)

Martin
Adam lay y-bounden

Poston
Jesus Christ the apple tree

Warlock
Corpus Christi carol

Holst
This have I done for my true love

Praetorius
Lo, how a rose e'er blooming

Burton
Balulalow

MacDowall
Of a Rose

Anon.
The Salutation Carol

Britten
A Ceremony of Carols

And medieval carols.

The Sixteen's programme for Christmas 2019 features Britten's hugely popular A Ceremony of Carols. This masterful and idiomatic work continues to be a staple fo the choral canon and is an example of Britten's genius. The rest of the programme combines the traditional medieval carol tunes upon which so much Christmas music has been based, contrasted with more modern delights including Warlock's Corpus Christi and Walton's festive Make we joy now in this fest.

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

Ticket information

TICKETS
£23.50, £20.50, £15.50

CONCESSIONS 
(not available on Price Band A seats)
Under 18s: £6
Students (18-25 year olds or NUS card holders of any age): £10
Schools: £6 plus 1 in 10 free
Groups of 10+: 15% off**
Groups of 20+: 20% off**

**Full price tickets only, not available online. Please call the Group Booker on 0118 937 2011.

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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