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December 13, 2024 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $50.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Vocal Concerts
  • Genre: Chamber, Classical, Vocal
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

The Grammy Award nominated British vocal ensemble makes its Koerner Hall debut with a special Christmas concert.

Touring globally, VOCES8 performs an extensive repertory both in its a cappella concerts and in collaborations with leading musicians, orchestras, conductors, and soloists. Versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression are central to the ensemble’s performance and education ethos which is shared both online and in person.

“VOCES8 are the Rolls-Royce of British a cappella ensembles.” (The Arts Desk)

Program: Winter Tales
Johann Sebastian Bach: “O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild,” BWV 493 
Traditional: “Gabriel’s Message” (arr. Jim Clements)
Samuel Scheidt: “Puer natus in Bethlehem”
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: “Hodie Christus natus est” 
Benjamin Britten: “Corpus Christi Carol” (arr. Harvey Brough)
Philip Stopford: “Lully, Lulla, Lullay” 
Hieronymus Praetorius: “Magnificat Quinti Toni”
Hieronymus Praetorius: “Joseph Lieber Joseph Mein”
Hieronymus Praetorius: “In Dulci Jubilo” 
Jonathan Rathbone: “The Oxen” 
David Pickthall: “Christmas Lullaby” 
Traditional: “Silent Night” (arr. Thomas Elwin)
John Coots & Haven Gillespie: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” (arr. Clements)
Jule Styne: “Let it Snow” (arr. Clements)

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