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Carols by Candlelight: Old friends, new favourites

Chester Bach Singers

Part of the 2015-16 Far Beyond the Stars Season

Add to my Calendar 19-12-2015 19:30 19-12-2015 21:30 36 Carols by Candlelight: Old friends, new favourites Thinking of refreshing your Christmas tree ornaments this year? Chester Bach Singers looks forward to giving audiences fresh sparkle and colour in its 2015 Christmas concerts as it presents new arrangements of much-loved carols alongside the best of newly-composed carols by some of the most tuneful and appealing choral composers around. Come along and enjoy Bob Chilcott’s new foot-tapping arrangement of On Christmas Night all Christians Sing, alongside Paul Leddington Wright’s energetic version of We Three Kings of Orient are and Mack Wilberg’s tinsel-laden background to Ding Dong! Merrily on high. These are set alongside Chester-born composer Howard Skempton’s There is no rose, Will Todd’s jazz-harmonied My Lord is come and Thomas Hewitt-Jones’ hauntingly beautiful carol What Child is this. All combined with the customary traditional carols for you to join in. In the first half of its Handbridge concert his year, CBS is delighted to be joined by the Movers’n’Shakers Choir. This partnership signals a new venture in joining with other groups in the community in a practical way to share music making. As well as enjoying the choir’s own music under the direction of their conductor Pam Newton, CBS and the Movers’n’Shakers will end the first half with a joint rendition of Irving Berlin’s evergreen White Christmas – and expect to hear the audience crooning along! Ticket prices include mulled wine/soft drink and mince pie. This year our retiring collection will be in aid of The Neuro Therapy Centre. St Mary's Church, Chester DD/MM/YYYY

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St Mary's Church
Handbridge
Handbridge

Chester
Cheshire
CH4 7HL
England


Programme

Bob ChilcottOn Christmas Night all Christians Sing
Irving BerlinWhite Christmas (arr. Bruce Chase)
Thomas Hewitt JonesWhat Child is this
Will ToddMy Lord has come

Performers

Martin Bussey – conductor

Chester Bach Singers

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Programme Note

Thinking of refreshing your Christmas tree ornaments this year? Chester Bach Singers looks forward to giving audiences fresh sparkle and colour in its 2015 Christmas concerts as it presents new arrangements of much-loved carols alongside the best of newly-composed carols by some of the most tuneful and appealing choral composers around.

Come along and enjoy Bob Chilcott’s new foot-tapping arrangement of On Christmas Night all Christians Sing, alongside Paul Leddington Wright’s energetic version of We Three Kings of Orient are and Mack Wilberg’s tinsel-laden background to Ding Dong! Merrily on high. These are set alongside Chester-born composer Howard Skempton’s There is no rose, Will Todd’s jazz-harmonied My Lord is come and Thomas Hewitt-Jones’ hauntingly beautiful carol What Child is this. All combined with the customary traditional carols for you to join in.

In the first half of its Handbridge concert his year, CBS is delighted to be joined by the Movers’n’Shakers Choir. This partnership signals a new venture in joining with other groups in the community in a practical way to share music making. As well as enjoying the choir’s own music under the direction of their conductor Pam Newton, CBS and the Movers’n’Shakers will end the first half with a joint rendition of Irving Berlin’s evergreen White Christmas – and expect to hear the audience crooning along!

Ticket prices include mulled wine/soft drink and mince pie.

This year our retiring collection will be in aid of The Neuro Therapy Centre.

Chester Bach Singers

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