Truro Cathedral Choir Concert: Jingle all the way

19:30 - Join the boys, girls and adult professional singers of Truro Cathedral Choir for this year’s Christmas concert – its sure to get you into the festive mood! Alongside seasonal favourites like O holy night, the Cherry Tree Carol, In the bleak midwinter and the Sussex Carol, the choir will perform some less well-known gems including a powerful setting of the Coventry Carol and a virtuosic arrangement of Jingle Bells.

Tickets: Full price £15.00; Supporter tickets £16.50 (£1.50 from each ticket goes directly to support the cathedral choir); Under 18s free. Available online from Cornish Riveria Box Office or by telephone 01726 879 500. Tickets are also available at some tourist offices (check CRBO website).

PROGRAMME

O holy night – Adolph Adam  

 Reading: Preludes – T S Eliot

 Torches – John Joubert
All bells in paradise – John Rutter

 Reading: Nativity Play – Claire Bevan

 Cheery Tree Carol – arr Stephen Cleobury
The Shepherds’ Farewell – Hector Berlioz

 Reading: The sheepdog – U A Fanthorpe

The Shepherds’ Carol – Bob Chilcott
The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius

 Reading: Advent Calendar – Rowan Williams

 In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke
Sussex Carol – arr Philip Ledger

 INTERVAL

A Hymn to the Virgin – Benjamin Britten

Reading: BC:AD – U A Fanthorpe

 People look east – Peter Tranchell
There is no rose – Elizabeth Maconchy

 Reading: O Simplicitas – Madeleine  L’Engle

Joys Seven – Traditional, arr Stephen Cleobury
I sing of a maiden – Russell Pascoe  

 Reading: Reading -Innocent’s song – Charles Causley

 Lully lulla, thou little tiny child – Kenneth Leighton

 Reading: Christmas bells – Henry Wordsworth Longfellow

Ring the bells – Paul Fincham
Jingle bells – arr Ben Parry