Classical music

A Christmas Celebration with Sir Tony Robinson

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Capture the spirit of Christmas in a traditional concert of seasonal classics, glorious carols and readings for this special time of year.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Stephen Bell conductor
Susanna Hurrell soprano
Sir Tony Robinson reader
The London Chorus
The Southend Boys and Girls Choir


Christmas Carol: Masters in this hall arr. Willcocks; The First Nowell arr. Willcocks
Darke: In the bleak midwinter
Mozart: Alleluia from Exsultate Jubilate
Christmas Carol: Once in Royal David's city arr. Willcocks; Sussex Carol arr. Willcocks; Unto us is born a son arr. Willcocks; O come, o come Emmanuel arr. Willcocks
John Rutter: Candlelight Carol
Handel: Rejoice greatly from Messiah; Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Christmas Carol: O Come all ye faithful arr. Willcocks
Leroy Anderson: A Christmas Festival
Christmas Carol: Good King Wenceslas arr. Jacques
Schubert: Ave Maria!
Christmas Carol: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day arr. Gardner
Howard Goodall: The Lord is my Shepherd (Psalm 23)
Christmas Carol: O Little Town of Bethlehem arr. Vaughan Williams
FX Gruber: Silent Night
Christmas Carol: Joy to the world arr. Cullen; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer arr. Elms
James Lord Pierpoint: Jingle Bells
Christmas Carol: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing arr. Willcocks

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Royal Festival Hall


£16.50 - £49.50
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£16.50, £19.50, £24.50, £32.50, £42.50, £49.50


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This concert is not eligible for the Philharmonia Orchestra series booking discount.