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Munich, Prague, Montreal, Reykjavik, Lisbon, Graz and Copenhagen

Andrew McGregor is our guide for the annual day of Christmas concerts from around Europe. Including concerts from Munich, Prague, Montreal, Reykjavik, Lisbon, Graz and Copenhagen

Andrew McGregor is our guide for the annual day of Christmas concerts from around Europe. Including concerts from Munich, Prague, Montreal, Reykjavik, Lisbon, Graz and Copenhagen

4pm - LIVE from Studio 1, Bavarian Radio, Munich
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): From 'Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248'; Cantatas 1, 2, 3 & 6
Christina Landshamer, soprano
Ulrike Malotta, mezzo-soprano
Julian Prégardien, tenor
Andreas Wolf, bass-baritone
Bavarian Radio Chorus
Basel Chamber Orchestra
Howard Arman, conductor

6pm - LIVE from Great Hall, New Town Hall, Prague
Jirí Ignác Linek (1725-1791): Pastorella in D
Jiri Antonin Benda (1709-1786): Grave in E minor
František Xaver Brixi (1732-1771): Sinfonia in F
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Violin Concerto in G, Hob. VIIa:4
Linek: Symphonia pastoralis
Ivan Ženatý, violin
Ensemble 18+

7pm - From La Visitation-du-Sault-au-Récollet Church, Montreal
Michel Corrette (1709-1795): Noel Symphony No. 2 in D
Traditional (France): Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (ca 1645-1704): Noëls sur les instruments, H. 534
Traditional (France): Noël nouvelet
Charpentier: La Nuit, from oratorio 'Dialogus inter angelos et pastores Judeae’ H. 420
Charpentier: Excerpts from 'Noëls pour les instruments, H. 531'
Traditional (France): Berger, secoue ton sommeil profound
Corrette: Noel Symphony No. 4 in D minor
Traditional (France): Quelle est cette odeur agreeable
Michel-Richard Delalande (1657-1726): Noëls en trio
Delalande: Symphonie des Noëls, S. 130
Traditional (France): Il est né le divin Enfant, Peuple fidèle, Les Anges dans nos campagnes
Hugo Laporte, baritone
Michel Angers, theorbo, archlute
Clavecin en Concert Ensemble
Luc Beauséjour, conductor

8pm - From Salurinn Concert Hall, Kópavogur
Traditional (Iceland): Hátíð fer að höndum ein
Anthony Holborne (ca 1545-1602): Heigh ho Holiday
François Couperin (1668-1733): Le Dodo ou L’amour au Berceau
Steinunn Arnbjörg Stefánsdóttir (1981): Umkringis mig
William S. Turner (19th cent.): New Prospect
Traditional (English): Drive the Cold Winter Away, from 'Playford's English Dancing Master'
John Forbes (?-1675): When Father Adam, from John Forbes' 'Songs and Fancies'
Dietrich Buxtehude (ca 1637-1707) arr Nordic Affect: Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161
Anonymous: Sonata a 5
Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson (20th cent.): Jólakvöld
Michael Praetorius (ca 1571-1621): Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Traditional (Iceland): Gilsbakkaþula/Kátt er um jólin
Nordic Affect

9pm - LIVE from Church of the São Pedro de Alcântara Monastery, Lisbon
A live concert of 17th century Portuguese Baroque Christmas music, written mainly by the master composers of the Monastery of Santa Cruz, Coimbra.
Anonymous:
- Chacona sobre Zuguambe / A minino tam bonitio
- Olá Barqueiros
- Y le le le, y samba
- Dexad al niño que llore
- Olas, olas
- Plimo, plimo que gritá?
- Salia Flora a coger flores
- Desbiar, desbiar
- Meu menino pois sois bonitinho / Ai dina, dina, dana
O Bando de Surunyo
Hugo Sanches, vihuela/Baroque guitar/director

10pm - From Sankt Pölten Cathedral, Graz
Johann Sebastian Bach:
- Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147, Cantata
- Magnificat in E flat, BWV 243a
Martina Daxböck, soprano
Barbara Zidar-Willinger, soprano
Anna Kargl, contralto
Friedolin Obersteiner, counter-tenor
Johannes Bamberger, tenor
Stefan Zenkl, bass
Neue Hofkapelle Graz
Cathedral Choir, St Pölten
Otto Kargl, conductor

11pm - From Garrison Church, Copenhagen
Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654): Puer natus in Bethlehem
Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630): Quem vidistis pastores?
Jacob Van Eyck (1589/90-1657): Puer nobis nascitur
Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson (1938-2013): Immanúel oss í nátt (Emmanuel to us this Night):
Bo Holten (1948): Nowell sing we
Jan Sandström (1954): Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Michala Petri (1958): Lad det klinge sødt i sky (Let the voice of praise resound):
Hieronymus Praetorius (1560-1629): Magnificat quinti toni
Michala Petri, recorder
Danish National Vocal Ensemble
Olof Boman, conductor

8 hours

Last on

Sun 16 Dec 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata 1 - from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Howard Arman.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata 2 - from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Howard Arman.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata 2 - from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Howard Arman.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata 3 - from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Howard Arman.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata 6 - from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Howard Arman.
  • Lars‐Erik Larsson

    A Winter's Tale Suite, Op 18

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Stig Westerberg.
    • Swedish Society.
  • Träd

    Noel Nouvelet

  • Jiří Ignác Linek

    Pastorella in D

    Ensemble: Ensemble 18+.
  • Jiří Antonín Benda

    Grave in E minor

    Ensemble: Ensemble 18+.
  • František Xaver Brixi

    Sinfonia in F

    Ensemble: Ensemble 18+.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Violin Concerto in G, Hob. VIIa:4

    Ensemble: Ensemble 18+.
  • Jiří Ignác Linek

    Symphonia pastoralis

    Ensemble: Ensemble 18+.
  • Michel Corrette

    Symphonie des Noëls No. 2, in D

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Noëls sur les instruments, H. 534 - selection

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    La Nuit - from Dialogus Inter Angelos Et Pastores Judeae H.420

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Noëls pour les Instruments H.531 - selection

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Berger, secoue ton sommeil profond

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Michel Corrette

    Symphonies des Noëls No. 4, in D minor

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Quelle est cette odeur agréable

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Hugo Laporte. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert.
  • Michel-Richard de Lalande

    Noëls En Trio Avec Un Carillon, S.173.24

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Michel-Richard de Lalande

    Symphonies des Noëls, S. 130 No.1

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Il est né le divin Enfant

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Hugo Laporte. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Peuple Fidèle

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Traditional French Carol

    Les Anges dans nos campagnes

    Performer: Luc Beauséjour. Performer: Michel Angers. Music Arranger: Michel Angers. Ensemble: Clavecin en concert. Singer: Hugo Laporte.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Chacona sobre Zuguambe / A minino tam bonitio - cançoneta (villancico) de negro a 5

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Olá Barqueiros - Christmas carol a 8

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Y le le le, y samba - cançoneta (villancico) de negro a 7

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Dexad al niño que llore - tono ao divino a 5

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Olas, olas - cançoneta sobre a Mangalaça a 8

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Plimo, plimo que gritá? - cançoneta (villancico) de negro a 8

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Salia Flora a coger flores - villancico (ensalada) de galego a 8

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Desbiar, desbiar

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Anonymous (17th c Portuguese)

    Meu menino pois sois bonitinho / Ai dina, dina, dana - Christmas carol a 7

    Ensemble: O Bando de Surunyo. Conductor: Hugo Sanches.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben

    Ensemble: Neue Hofkapelle Graz. Choir: Cathedral Choir of St Polten.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Magnificat in Eflat BWV 243a

    Ensemble: Neue Hofkapelle Graz. Choir: Cathedral Choir of St Polten.
  • Samuel Scheidt

    Puer natus in Bethlehem

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Johann Hermann Schein

    Quem vidistis pastores

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Jacob van Eyck

    Puer nobis nascitur

    Conductor: Olaf Boman. Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet.
  • Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson

    Immanúel oss í nátt (Emmanuel to us this Night)

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Bo Holten

    Nowell sing we now

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Jan Sandström

    Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Michala Petri

    Lad det klinge sødt i sky (Let the voice of praise resound)

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    Magnificat quinti toni

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Conductor: Olaf Boman.

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