And we rejoiced: Songs of sorrow and light

Concert flyer from 'And we rejoiced'

28th October 2006, Unitarian Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London NW3
Conductor: Kerry Prest

O nata luxThomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Loquebantur variis linguis
Hosanna to the son of DavidOrlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Hear my prayer, O LordHenry Purcell (1659-1695)
Hymn to the virginBenjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Love bade me welcome from 'Five Mystical Songs' - solo baritone Vincent LawlorRalph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Arrangement of 'Steal Away' - choir and soprano Ruthie SmithMiriam Mackie (b.1951)
Hymn for the dormition of the Mother of GodJohn Tavener (b.1944)
The beatitudes (1990-91)Arvo Pärt (b.1935)
His coming to the sepulchre (2003-05) - choir and soprano Ruthie Smith and tenor Phil LeeMiriam Mackie (b.1951)
To make the music better (2006) - solo alto Lisa Colledge
Prayer of St Francis of Assisi (2004) - tenor David Abrahams and baritone Vincent Lawlor
Land of the living (2000) - choir and tenor David Abrahams
And we rejoiced (2005) - choir and soprano Ruthie Smith and alto Lisa Colledge
Hymn to God, in my sicknesse (2000-05) - solo baritone Vincent Lawlor