Joy to the World: An American Christmas

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 Classical Concerts

A production of  

Artistic Director Harry Christophers leads the chorus of the Handel and Haydn Society in music for the Advent and Christmas seasons, from the ensemble's new recording, Joy to the World.

On the program:

Trad, arr J. S. Bach - In dulci jubilo, BWV 729

Rutter - There is a flower

Howells - A Spotless Rose

Trad. American - O little town of Bethlehem

Trad., arr. Vaughan Williams - O little town of Bethlehem

Trad., arr. Elizabeth Posten - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium

John Bassi - Quem pastores laudavere

Britten - A Shepherd's Carol

Bob Chilcott - The Shepherd's Carol

Trad. - I wonder as I wander

Trad. - It came upon a midnight clear

Ives - A Christmas Carol

Billings - Shepherds Rejoice

Leontyvich - Carol of the Bells