“A Centennial Ceremony of Carols: Benjamin Britten at 100” and “Glad Tidings of Great Joy”

December 19, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM it’s the Evening Concert. At 7:00 it’s a ‘Holiday Special’: “A Centennial Ceremony of Carols: Benjamin Britten at 100” with the New England Conservatory’s Chamber Chorus singing the ‘Ceremony of Carols’ and other works by Britten.  At 8:00 it’s another ‘Holiday Special’: “Glad Tidings of Great Joy” with music by Byrd, Praetorius and others.  

A Centennial Ceremony of Carols: Britten at 100

New England Conservatory Chamber Chorus/Erica Washburn
BRITTEN: Ceremony of Carols;

BRITTEN: Hymn to the Virgin;

BRITTEN: Chorale on an Old French Carol

Glad Tidings of Great Joy

Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Indianapolis/Dr. Dana Marsh with the Early Music School of Music, Indiana University/Paul Elliott.

BYRD: Out of the Crystal Skies;

PRAETORIUS:  "In dulci jubilo"

PURCELL: "Behold I bring you glad tidings"

BACH: Arias from "Christmas Oratorio"


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