THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL GLOUCESTER 26 JULY - 3 AUGUST 2019  

Chilcott Christmas Oratorio

01/08/2019 4:30pm

Gloucester

£40, £35, £25, £20, £15

Priority booking open

Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Nick Pritchard tenor
Neal Davies baritone
Three Cathedral Choirs
Philharmonia Players
Adrian Partington conductor

Handl Impetum inimicorum 6’
Victoria Laetatus sum 7’
Britten A Ceremony of Carols 23’
Bob Chilcott Christmas Oratorio (premiere) 50’

It’s Christmas in August! We bring you the best of the festive season in Britten’s beautiful masterpiece A Ceremony of Carols. This concert also offers the first chance to hear a new commission by Bob Chilcott, and a rare opportunity to hear the lower voices of the combined cathedral choirs in intricate Renaissance polyphony.

This concert will be recorded for future broadcast

Supported by Dame Amelia Fawcett; Sarah Connolly supported by Jeremy Wilding and Sue Vaughan


Come & Sing
Spend a day learning the hymns from Bob Chilcott’s new Christmas Oratorio under the composer’s baton in Gloucester on Sunday 25 May 2019. Ticket discounts are available for those booking both the Come and Sing and the Christmas Oratorio concert. Click here for more information

Venue

Gloucester Cathedral

College Green
Gloucester
GL1 2LX