A Baroque Christmas with The London Handel Players at The Great Barn, Hellens

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Company: Hellensmusic

Tickets £20 (students free)

The highly acclaimed London Handel Players celebrate the Christmas season with arrangements of arias from Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio as well as traditional carols and instrumental works by Praetorius, Frescobaldi, Charpentier, Corelli, Vivaldi and Heinichen.

Programme:

Praetorius In Dulci Jubilo
Frescobaldi Capriccio pastorale
Praetorius Dances from Terpsichore
Ballet; Bourée; Ballet du Roy; Ballet des Amazones; Ballet des Anglois

Charpentier Noël sur les Instruments H.534
Joseph est marié; Or nous dites Marie; A la venue de Noel; Une jeune pucelle

Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E major RV 270 Il Riposo – per il Santo Natale
Allegro; Adagio; Allegro

Traditional Carols:
Välkommen, O Jesu (Swedish)
Or nous dites Marie (French)
Riu, riu, chiu (Spanish)

Handel from Messiah HWV 56
Pifa
Aria: ‘O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion’

Interval

Corelli Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.8 in G minor Fatto per la notte di Natale

Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G minor RV 439 La Notte

English Carols
‘Sweet was the song the Virgin sang’
‘Past Three O’Clock’

Heinichen Pastorale per la Notte di Natale

Bach arias from the Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Schlafe, mein Liebster
Großer Herr