John Rutter's Christmas Festival

International Concert Series

Monday, 11 December, 2017 7:30PM
The Bridgewater Hall

<h6><b>John Rutter's Christmas Festival</b>
<p>International Concert Series</h6>
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | John Rutter CBE conductor | The King's Singers | Jonathan Scott organ | Chetham's Chamber Choir | St. George's Singers

Programme includes: J. S. Bach Chorale and 1st movement from Cantata 140, Sleepers, wake | Purcell Trumpet tune and airs arr. Rutter | Peter Beenham There is no rose (Manchester premiere) | Smetana Dance of the Comedians | Roderick Elms Noel! A festive romp for organ and orchestra
Plus popular carols and Christmas music including O come, all ye faithful, The holly and the ivy, Wexford Carol, Deck the hall, The first Nowell, Here we come a-wassailing, Gaudete, The twelve days of Christmas, Good King Wenceslas, I wonder as I wander, Jingle bells, Sleigh Ride, Hark! the herald angels sing and We wish you a merry Christmas.

John Rutter, the most popular living choral composer in the world and doyen of Christmas music, hosts and conducts a star-studded line-up which includes The King’s Singers, local choirs and organist, Jonathan Scott. Rutter has written some of the best loved carols of our times, as well as making arrangements of many traditional carols which are now considered definitive by millions across the globe. Expect a true musical feast, with plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in the singing and festive fun, including John Rutter’s annual Christmas Quiz!

Approximate timings are as follows:

Main Entrance Doors: 5.00pm
Auditorium Doors: 7.00pm
Concert Start: 7.30pm
Interval: 8.35pm
Second Half: 8.35pm
Concert Finish: 9.50pm

Timings may be subject to change.

Tickets: £42 - £17
Concessions available until 11 November 2017.
£7 student standby tickets available on the day.

(All ticket prices include £2 booking fee)