A European Christmas

Medium european christmas

Thursday 28 November, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Advent and Christmas music from two traditions: Austrian/Italian Catholic and German Protestant

The music

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704): The Annunciation, from the Rosary Sonatas

Tarquinio Merula (1595–1665): Canzonetta Spirituale sopra alla nanna

Andrea Gabrieli (1532–85) Pass’e mezzo antico

Giacomo Carissimi (1605–74) ‘Salve salve puellule’

Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713): Concerto Grosso in G minor, op. 6, no. 8 [‘Christmas concerto’]

J.S. Bach (1685–1750): Cantata for the first Sunday in Advent, second part: ‘Schwingt freudig euch empor’, BWV 36

J.S. Bach: Cantata for the second day of Christmas ‘Selig ist der Mann’, BWV 57

The musicians

(Rachel Elliott soprano, Matthew Brook bass, Nicolette Moonen violin and director, tbc violin, Anne Schumann viola, Olaf Reimers cello, Silas Wollston organ)

Booking tickets

To book tickets, go here

Tickets can also be bought from St George’s Music Shop, 17–19 St George’s Street, Norwich NR3 1AB (telephone: 01603 626414)