2018-2019 Christmas Concert


Joyful Sounds of Christmas - Carols with Brass

 

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA (directions to church)

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door - See the Purchase Tickets page for info on Group Sales.

Our traditional Christmas concert will feature The Fairmount Brass accompanying the choir in a number of traditional carol arrangements, including Stephen Chatman’s Christmas Joy; we will also bring back our smaller groups of carolers singing amidst the audience, as well as audience sing-alongs by candlelight.

2018 Christmas program:

3:30 prelude: brass quintet carol arrangements

4:00 concert with choir and brass:

Pinkham – Gloria processional with brass
Lloyd – People look east
Bullard - Scots Nativity (with brass)
Jacques – The Holly and the Ivy

Chatman – Christmas Joy (medley)   
-        Good King Wenceslau
-        *O Come Emmanuel
-        *Here we come a wassailing
-        Ding dong merrily on high
-        Noel Nouvelet
-        Lo how a rose
-        *Hark the Herald

         *with audience sing-along

intermission

Caroling around the audience in four groups:

       Away in a manger(Kirkpatrick)
       The First Noël
       I saw three ships
       We wish you a merry Christmas
       It came upon a midnight clear
       O little town of Bethlehem

 Processional: O Come all ye faithful – Willcox with brass and audience

Handel - Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah with trumpets

Sirett - God rest you merry gentlemen (with brass w/audience)
Bullard - Glory to the Christ Child
Hildebrand - Angels we have heard on high (with brass w/audience)
Sirett - Dormi Jesu – Sirett

Silent night (with brass w/audience)

 

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