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Saturday 14th December 2019 at 7.30pm
at Guisborough Methodist Church
Westgate, Guisborough

Conductor ~ Rebecca Johnson

Part 1 ~ Choral Works

The Choir
R Vaugh Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Francis Poulenc - Quatre motets pour le temps de Noel

Kildale Quartet
Jean Sibelius ~ Andante Festivo
Jean Sibelius ~ Swedish Folk Song

The Choir
Bob Chilcott - On Christmas Night

1. This is the truth (I)
2. Adam lay ybounden
3. A spotless Rose
4. The Cherry Tree Carol
5. O little town
6. Sweet was the song
7. Rejoice and be merry
8. This is the truth (II)


Refreshments were served by the Guisborough St.Vincent de Paul Society

Part 2 ~ Carols

Traditional favourites for choir and audience
Audience carol: Once in Royal David's City
O Little One Sweet - Bach

Audience carol: Away in a Manger
The Shepherds' Farewell - Berlioz
Audience carol: Silent Night
The Three Kings - Cornelius

Flute and Harp Duets by Gabrielle Caswell and Sarah Paterson

Entr’acte Act III from Carmen Georges Bizet
Morceau de concours Gabriel Faure
Berceuse Op. 16 Gabriel Faure
Algues Mov. 1 & 2 Bernard Andres
Le cygne (The Swan) Camille Saint-Saens

More traditional favourites for choir and audience
The Holy and the Ivy (with soloists)
Audience carol: Good King Wenceslas
Have Yourself a Merry Christmas - Blane and Martin
Audience carol: Hark the Herald Angels Sing
I Wish You Christmas - Rutter