Christmas at Greenwich
with the BBC Singers
Wednesday 19 December 2012, 7.30pm
The Chapel at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN
BRIDGE A Christmas Dance: Sir Roger de Coverley
BBC Concert Orchestra
David Hill conductor
Nicky Spence tenor
Edward Price baritone
Andrew Rupp baritone
Join the BBC Singers and the BBC Concert Orchestra for a concert of Christmas music in the stunning surroundings of Christopher Wren’s Old Royal Naval College Chapel. David Hill conducts music by English composers including John Tavener’s starkly beautiful God is With Us, Peter Warlock’s haunting Bethlehem Down and Frank Bridge’s lively country dance. Nicky Spence is the soloist for Gerald Finzi’s lyrical Christmas cantata Dies Natalis and the concert comes to a close with Vaughan Williams’s glorious Fantasia on Christmas Carols with baritone Edward Price. All tickets include a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.
All ticket-holders are invited to enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie in The Queen Mary Undercroft from 6.15pm. Doors to the Chapel open at 7.00pm.
The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 - please take your seats by 7.25pm.