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Christmas at Wickham Bishops

Sunday, 9th December 2012

A Christmas Festival Concert

The Kelvedon Singers accompanied by David Mitchell)
Musical Director: Christopher Phelps

at St Bartholomew's Church, Wickham Bishops

The Programme
A selection of choruses from "Elijah" Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
  • Help, Lord
  • Lord, bow thine ear to our prayer    soloists: Linda Hart, Barbara Astell
  • Yet doth the Lord see it not
  • Blessed are the men that fear him
  • Cast thy burden upon the Lord
  • Thanks be to God
  • Be not afraid
  • Lift thine eyes    soloists: Linda Hart, Barbara Astell, Celia Edey
  • He watching over Israel
  • Behold God the Lord passed by
  • O come everyone that thirsteth    soloists: Linda Hart, Sue Knight, Les Abbie, Sean Moriarty
  • And then shall your light break forth
  • Lord, our Creator
~ ~ ~ INTERVAL ~ ~ ~



Gloria in excelsis Deo

Martin Shaw



O come, all ye faithful

arr. David Willcocks

What Sweeter MusicJohn Rutter
People look eastBesancon carol Melody
Lullaby my JesusPeter Warlock trans. Andrew Carter
A boy is born in BethlehemAlan Bullard
Maria durch ein Dornwald gingGottfried Wolters
A Tender ShootOtto Goldschmidt
On a Winter's NightNigel Hildreth
Mary had a babyspiritual arr. Malcolm Sargent
from ChristusFelix Mendelssohn
  • Recit: When Jesus our Lord was born    solo: Barbara Astell
  • Say, where is he born
  • There shall a star from Jacob come down
The Holy BoyJohn Ireland



Hark! the herald angels sing

Felix Mendelssohn

Glory to the Christ ChildAlan Bullard

Tickets £10 to include a glass of wine during the interval.

Tickets may be purchased in advance but will also be available on the door.