The Singers


Candlelit Concert Tour 2005

The English Philharmonic Ensemble
Conductor David Haslam

The Singers
Conductor Donald Halliday

Beverley Minster10 December
St Cuthbert’s Church, Darlington11 December
St Cuthbert’s Church. Carlisle16 December
Hexham Abbey17 December
St George’s Church, Jesmond, Newcastle23 December

Tour Poster


Corelli – Concerto Grosso in F Op. 6 No. 8 ‘Christmas Concerto’
Vivace, Grave – Allegro – Adagio, Allegro, Adagio – Vivace – Allegro – Pastorale

Hertel – Trumpet Concerto in Eb
Allegro – Larghetto – Vivace
Soloist Mark O’Keeffe

Benjamin Britten – from A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28
Wolcum Yule! – There is no rose – Deo Gracias
With Helen Radice harp

John Tavener – The Lamb

Vivaldi – Winter from The Four Seasons
Allegro non molto – Largo – Allegro
Soloist Martin Hughes


Vivaldi – Opening chorus from the Gloria in D

Marcel Samuel-Rousseau – Pastoral Variations on an old French Noel
Soloist Helen Radice

Elizabeth Poston – Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Trad. Flemish, arr. John Rutter – Cradle Song
Attrib. Mateo Flecha – Riu, riu, chiu

Audience Carols
Once in royal David’s city, O come all ye faithful

Handel – a Christmas selection from ‘Messiah’
And the glory of the Lord – Pastorale Symphony – There were shepherds abiding in the fields – Glory to God – Hallelujia
Soloist Charlotte Clark (Lindsey Nicholls 23 December)