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Christmas Special from St George's Hanover Square

Sean and Katie present a special live Christmas show from St George's Hanover Square.

Sean and Katie present a special live Christmas show from St George’s Hanover Square with guests including the Consone Quartet, soprano Ermonela Jaho, the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, saxophonist Iain Ballamy with pianist Jason Rebello, The Marian Consort, pianist Alexandra Dariescu, and organist Richard Hills. Plus festive readings from actress Imelda Staunton.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon Terza a quattro

    Ensemble: English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker)

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu. Music Arranger: Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Clara Schumann

    Nocturne (Soirées musicales)

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu.
  • In The Bleak Midwinter

    By Christina Rossetti, read by Imelda Staunton

  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Ave maria

    Choir: The Marian Consort.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    O Radiant Dawn (The Strathclyde Motets)

    Choir: The Marian Consort.
  • Richard Hills

    Improvisation

    Performer: Richard Hills.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet in E flat major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Consone Quartet.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ave Maria (Otello)

    Performer: Ermonela Jaho. Performer: Patrick Milne.
  • A Christmas Carol (extract)

    By Charles Dickens, read by Imelda Staunton

  • Trad.

    O come, O come / In dulci jubilo

    Performer: Iain Ballamy. Performer: Jason Rebello.
  • Giovanni Battista Riccio

    Canzon à doi soprani in echo proposta

    Ensemble: English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet No 16 in E flat major, K.428 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Consone Quartet.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Dance of the Reed Flutes (The Nutcracker)

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu. Music Arranger: Stepan Esipoff.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pas de deux (The Nutcracker)

    Performer: Alexandra Dariescu. Music Arranger: Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    In dulci jubilo

    Choir: The Marian Consort. Ensemble: English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble.
  • Umberto Giordano

    Aria di Stefana (Siberia)

    Performer: Ermonela Jaho. Performer: Patrick Milne.
  • Simon Gjoni

    Lule Bore (The Snow Flower)

    Performer: Ermonela Jaho. Performer: Patrick Milne.
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas (A Correspondence)

    By John Julius Norwich, read by Imelda Staunton

  • John Rutter

    Candlelight Carol / Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

    Composer: Johnny Marks. Performer: Iain Ballamy. Performer: Jason Rebello.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

    Lyricist: Charles Wesley. Performer: Richard Hills. Choir: The Marian Consort. Performer: Iain Ballamy. Performer: Jason Rebello.

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