Magnificat

Saturday 30 November 2019 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

SCC fortieth anniversary season

Our annual concert of inspirational music to celebrate the start of Advent and the Christmas season, with some of the greatest choral settings dedicated to the Virgin Mary from across the ages. This year’s programme is based around the traditional plainsong settings of the Advent antiphons, along with interpretations by today’s composers, settings of the Magnificat and Advent carols. Music includes:

David Bednall Two Advent Antiphons (first performance)
Anton Bruckner Virga Jesse floruit
James Burton Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
arr. Andrew Carter Angelus ad virginem
arr. Stephen Cleobury The Cherry tree carol
Eric Ešenvalds O Emmanuel
John Joubert There is no Rose
Richard Lloyd Drop down, ye heavens
James Macmillan Ave Maris stella
Paul Manz E’en So Lord Jesus, quickly come
Cecilia McDowall O Oriens
Arvo Pärt Bogoroditsye Dyevo, Magnificat
C V Stanford Magnificat in A major
Peter  Warlock Balulalow
Judith Weir Illuminare, Jerusalem

You can now buy your tickets online here! A small booking fee applies. Tickets are also available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, Sherborne, 01935 815341