Chilcott Christmas Oratorio

Chilcott Christmas Oratorio

Thursday 1 August 4.30pm-6.00pm

Sarah Connolly soprano
Nick Pritchard tenor
Neal Davies baritone
Three Cathedral Choirs
Philharmonia Players 
Adrian Partington conductor

Handl Impetum inimicorum   6’
Victoria Laetatus sum    7’
Britten A Ceremony of Carols    23’
Bob Chilcott Christmas Oratorio (premiere)   50’

It’s Christmas in August! We bring you the best of the festive season in Britten’s beautiful masterpiece A Ceremony of Carols. This concert also offers the first chance to hear a new commission by Bob Chilcott, and a rare opportunity to hear the lower voices of the combined cathedral choirs in intricate Renaissance polyphony.

Tickets £40, £35, £25, £20, £15 from  This concert will be recorded for future broadcast

Come & Sing
Spend a day learning the hymns from Bob Chilcott’s new Christmas Oratorio under the composer’s baton in Gloucester on Sunday 25 May 2019. Ticket discounts are available for those booking both the Come and Sing and the Christmas Oratorio concert. More information at

[Image: Bob Chilcott]

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