Commotio

07
/ Dec
Saturday
2019

Commotio

Venue
SJE Arts
Start Time
07:30 pm - 09:15 pm
Tickets
£12/£8

Choral Music for Advent and Christmas

Benjamin BrittenChrist’s Nativity
Michael TippettThe Weeping Babe
Peter Maxwell DaviesJesus autem hodie
Peter InnessBalulalow
Elizabeth MaconchyThere is no rose
Cecilia McDowallThe Annunciation
Bernard RoseOur Blessed Lady’s Lullaby
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Noel – Christmas Eve 1913
Gabriel JacksonO virgo virginum
Arthur WillsCarol of the Foal
Colin RileySnow Down
Kenneth Leighton: The Christ-Child lay on Mary’s lap

Commotio returns to SJE with a programme of choral music for advent and Christmas. The concert features works dating from the past ninety years and has, as its centrepiece, Christ’s Nativity written in 1931 by a seventeen-year-old Benjamin Britten.