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JOY TO THE WORLD

Selection of Christmas Music and Carols 
Sunrise Mass - Ola Gjeilo
On Christmas Night - Bob Chilcott 

Soprano: Helen Latham
Narrator: June Grice

Northern Chamber Orchestra
harp and woodwind ensemble

Helen Latham SopranoHelen Latham  Simon Passmore May 2016Simon Passmore       

 Sunday 4 December 2016  7:30 p.m.
Bolton Parish Church

 In the beautiful candle-lit setting of Bolton Parish Church we present a concert of music to welcome in the Christmas Season. 

The traditional elements include ‘O come, O come Emmanuel’, ‘Joy to the World’, ‘The Holly and the Ivy’, plus Rutter’s much loved ‘Candlelight Carol’ and ‘Laudamus Te’ by Carl Jenkins.

The evening ends with Bob Chilcott’s ‘On Christmas Night’. This charming work for harp, woodwind, organ, choir and narrator is based on the words and music of well-known carols.

The opening work is the stunningly atmospheric ‘Sunrise Mass’ by the young Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo (Yay-lo). The choir is accompanied by the Northern Chamber Orchestra in this truly beautiful work, and the Bolton Choral Union is proud and privileged to have the opportunity to perform it.

 

  Tickets are priced at £10
(No concessions)

 
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