Concert Details

Event – KoolGigs Christmas Sparkles Concert

Venue – St. James the Greater Church, London Road, Leicester. LE2 1NE
Date – Sunday 17th December 2017 at 2.30 – 3.30 pm
Rehearsal – Sunday 17th December 2017 arrive at 1.30 pm
Music – In Dulci Jubilo, Away in a Manger, Candlelight Carol, O Holy Night, Let It Go
Uniform – Christmas jumpers, hats etc

 

Event – Sing Christmas BBC Radio Leicester

Venue – Leicester Cathedral, Peacock Lane
Date – Monday 18th December 2017 live broadcast from 7 – 8 pm
Rehearsal – Monday 18th December 2017 arrive at 4.45 pm
Music – Well known carols. Words on screen.
Uniform  – none

 

Event – Christmas Concert 2017

Venue – Pork Pie Library and Community Centre, Leicester. LE2 6QS
Date – Saturday 2nd December 2017
Rehearsals – Saturday 2nd December 2017, arrive at 3pm.
Running Order:
Semper Singers
Torches – John Joubert – page 150
Once in royal David’s city – Gauntlett arr. Mann – audience + Soloist: Damien Hollis – page 100
In Dulce Jubilo – trad. 14th cent. German – sheet
The First Nowell – trad. English arr. Willcocks – page 126
Solos
In the beginning – Alan Smith – Soloist: Clara Richards
In the bleak midwinter – Charles Paterson – Soloist: Damien Hollis
Semper Singers
O Holy Night – Adolphe Adams – arr. Buck – Soloist: Victoria Malone – sheet
The Snow – Elgar arr. Pointer – sheet
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen arr. Emerson with Christmas words – booklet
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – Gardner – booklet
INTERVAL
Semper Singers
Ding dong merrily on high – trad. arr. Wood – page 28
Away in a manger – trad. Normandy arr. Jacques – page 3
The Holly and the Ivy – trad. English arr. Jacques – page 130
There were shepherds
Glory to God – from Messiah by Handel – Soloist: Clara Richards – sheet
Solos
Child of the stable, secret birth – Thomas Hewitt-Jones – Soloist: Victoria Malone
Silent Night – Franz Xaver arr.Alan Bullard – Soloists: Victoria Malone & Clara Richards
Semper Singers
Sussex Carol – English trad. arr Willcocks – page 96
A Christmas Blessing – Stopford – booklet
O come all ye faithful – Trad. arr. Willcocks – audience – page 88
Christmas medley arr. Matthew Jones – sheet
(Encore – A Merry Christmas – page 60)

 

 

Event – Rainbows Carol Concert

Venue – Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough. LE11 3NW
Date – Wednesday 6th December 2017  at 7pm
Rehearsal – Wednesday 6th December 2017 arrive at 6pm
Music – Christmas Blessing, Christmas Medley, Hallelujah (with Christmas words)
from green Carols for Choirs  book: Torches, Ding Dong Merrily on High.
Uniform – Black. Semper scarf/tie