Music Scholars’ Christmas Concert

St James’s Music Scholars held their inaugural Christmas Concert featuring vocal and instrumental music by Avril Coleridge-Taylor, J.S. Bach, Poulenc, Warlock, Maddalena Casulana and Britten.


O Magnum Mysterium—Poulenc (1899-1963) 3’30” Choir
The Shepherd—Avril Coleridge Taylor (1903-1998)—William and Oscar 3′ and Piano
from A Ceremony of Carols—Benjamin Britten (1913-1976):
There Is No Rose (words: anon (15th century)) Emilia, Lily, Venetia (2’30”) and Piano
That Yongë Child (words: anon (15th century)) Lily (2′) and Piano
This Little Babe (words: Robert Southwell 1595) Emilia, Lily, Venetia (1’30”) and Piano
Trio Sonata No.8 in G minor—GF Handel (1685-1755) Sydney, William C-M & organ 10′
from Christus—Mendelssohn (1809-1847) (in English) (6’30”) with piano/organ, violin and cello
When Jesus, Our Lord (Recit)—Lily
Say, Where Is He Born? (Trio)—William, Harry, Oscar
There Shall A Star From Jacob—Chorus
No One Is Alone from Into The Woods by Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021)—Harry and piano ?add violin
and cello 3′
Quem Vidistis Pastores Dicite—Poulenc 2’30” Choir


Videntes Stellam—Poulenc 3’15” Choir
Vergnügen Und Lust—JS Bach (1685-1750) (from BWV 197)—Emilia, Sydney, William C-M, Organ 3’30”
Cello piece 5′ William
from Christmas Oratorio—(Bach)
40 Duet (Emilia, Oscar), Sydney, William C-M, Organ 2′
41 Aria—Ich Will Nur Dir Zu Ehren (William), Sydney, William C-M, Organ 5’30”
42 Chorale (Choir), Sydney, William C-M, Organ 2’30”
Sabina —Andrew Norman (b.1979) for solo violin—Sydney 8′
Bethlehem Down—Peter Warlock (1894-1930) and Bruce Blunt (1899-1957) 4′ Choir
Winter Wonderland—Dick Smith and Felix Bernard (1934) Venetia and Piano 3′
Hodie Christus Natus Est—Poulenc 2’15” Choir