Special (and we mean really special!) guests, children from the Strawberry Hill Dance Centre
Conductor, Tobias Lazenbury
Refreshments will be served.
Christmas Sleighride, Christopher Boodle
We are so lucky to perform this piece for you by a remarkable local composer.
Carol, 'Oh Come All Ye Faithful', arr. David Willcocks
Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte, M. Ravel, arr. T. Lazenbury
Originally a work for solo piano by Maurice Ravel, this was written in 1899 while the composer was studying under Gabriel Fauré: “For a Deceased Child”.
Jingle Bells, James Lord Pierpont, arr. Kenneth Gaw
Wow! This has got to be one of the greatest Chritmas hits of all time.
Chestnuts Roasting, soloist, Jackie Jones.
Good King Wenceslas, from our trombone trio, Jackie Jones, Bernard Brickwell & Andrea Schacht.
Carol, 'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing', arr. David Willcocks
Orpheus in the Underworld, Jacques Offenbach
The grandest of finales, with music from Offenbach's fabulous operetta. It concludes with 'The Galop Infernal', the most famous Can-Can of all. Featuring the Strawberry Hill Dance Centre.
Jingle Bells ("Encore!")
With thanks to the Rev. Simon Mason and the wardens of St Mary’s Church, Newent