Christmas Treats

Thursday 18 December, 6.30-8pm

Venue

St. George's Hanover Square,
St. George's Street,
London W1S 1FX

Musicians

Angela Henckel (soprano)
Trevor Bowes (bass)
Robin Walker (organ)

Description

Feast your ears with seasonal delights for Handel House’s last concert of the year. There will be plenty of sing-a-long hymns with extracts from Messiah, dazzling organ solos and a glimpse into Handel’s Christmas with arias from the operas he wrote during this time. Performers are Angela Henckel (soprano), Trevor Bowes (Bass) and Robin Walker (organ).

Programme

JS Bach (1685-1750)

In Dulci Jubilo (introduced by BWV 729)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Excerpts from Messiah
The People that walked in darkness
Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
Pifa

Martin Madan (1726-1790), words. Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Lo! He Comes with Cloud’s Descending!

George Frideric Handel

Messiah
Thus Saith the Lord/But who may abide

Quel fior che all’alba ride, HWV 192

Anon.

God rest ye merry gentlemen

George Frideric Handel

Concerto No.4 in F major, Allegro

Semele
Endless Pleasure
Leave me Loathsome Light

Anon.

Ding Dong! Merrily on High!

George Frideric Handel

Faramondo
Viva Si

Serse
Ombra mai fu

Joseph Key of Nuneaton (d.1784)

As shepherd watched their fleecy flocks

Dent Dale, Words. Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Hark the Welken rings!

Tickets

£10

Booking

Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
Friends booking: Monday 21 July, 10am
Public booking: Monday 4 August, 10am