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Rejoice! European Carols & Readings

December 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm


Chilly December days herald the warmth and intimacy of Christmas choirs singing the Nativity story. You are invited – join conductor Jon Washburn, organist Bryn Nixon, reader Fiona Blackburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir for an evening of beloved favourites and new discoveries, all in the welcoming ambience of Dunbar Ryerson United Church. Music of Praetorius, Bach, Berlioz, Rubbra, Joubert, Tavener, Quinn, Mendelssohn and traditional carols galore.

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Michael Praetorius
J.S. Bach (arr.)
Andreas Hammerschmidt
Johann Walther
Peter Cornelius
Hector Berlioz
Healey Willan
Paul Gagnon
Edmund Rubbra
Adolphe Adam
arr. King’s Singers
Goff Richards
Goff Richards
David Willcocks
John Joubert
Derek Healey
John Tavener
Iain Quinn
Felix Mendelssohn

Psallite, unigenito
In dulci jubilo
O ihr lieben Hirten
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
Die Könige
The Shepherds’ Farewell
What is this lovely fragrance
Trois noëls anciens
Dormi, Jesu!
O Holy Night
Ríu, ríu, chíu
Spanish Shepherds’ Song
Over all the Land
God rest you merry, gentlemen
There is no rose of such virtue
Sleep, Holy Babe!
Today the Virgin
Cradle Song
Hark! the herald angels sing



December 1, 2017
8:00 pm
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Dunbar Ryerson United Church
2195 W 45th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6M 2J4 Canada
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