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Rejoice in the Lamb - A British Christmas

Rejoice in the Lamb – A British Christmas

The year 2013 marks the centennial year of the great English composer Benjamin Britten. We will commemorate the occasion with a selection of Britten’s music appropriate to the Christmas season, including his masterworks Rejoice in the Lamb and Festival Te Deum. We will also present music by several recent British composers whose style was directly influenced by Britten. This is a concert of joyful celebration both of Christmas and of the preeminent choral composer of the last century.

  • O Radiant Dawn, by James MacMillan
  • The Sycamore Tree, by Benjamin Britten
  • Rejoice in the Lamb, by Benjamin Britten
  • The Lamb, by John Tavener
  • Alleluya, A New Work is come on Hand, by Peter Wishart
  •     intermission
  • A Boy was Born, by Benjamin Britten
  • A Babe is Born, by William Mathias
  • A Hymn to the Virgin, by Benjamin Britten
  • Ave Maria, by Giselle Wyers
  • Festival Te Deum, by Benjamin Britten
  • Let the people praise thee, O God, by William Mathias

Friday, December 13, 2013
7:30 p.m.

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church
3605 84th Ave. SE
Mercer Island, Washington


Sunday, December 15, 2013
4:00 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church
9041 166th Ave. NE
Redmond, Washington


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