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A Very Bostonian Lessons and Carols

| Church of the Covenant

Join us for a program of festive holiday music at the beautiful Church of the Covenant, featuring the NEC Concert Choir, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Brass Ensemble, Back Bay Ringers, and the Brookline High School Camerata. Led by conductors Jonathan Richter, Erica Washburn, Griff Gall, and Michael Driscoll, with organist Thomas Handel.

Learn more about the Back Bay Ringers here: http://www.backbayringers.org/

Program

  1. Sleigh Ride

    Composer: Leroy Anderson

    Conductor: Michael Driscoll

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata

    Artists: Ian Mitchell

  2. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645

    Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

    Artists: Aoshuang Li

  3. Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring

    Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  4. Coventry Carol (Lully, lulla)

    Composer: Traditional

    Conductor: Michael Driscoll

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata

  5. Carol of the Bells

    Composer: Mykola Leontovych

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  6. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

    Composer: Traditional

  7. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

    Composer: John Baptiste Calkin

    Conductor: Michael Driscoll

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata

  8. Away in a Manger

    Composer: James R. Murray

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  9. The First Noel

    Composer: Traditional

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  10. The Holly and the Ivy

    Composer: Traditional

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  11. O Come, All Ye Faithful

    Composer: Traditional

    Ensemble: NEC Brass Ensemble, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Concert Choir

  12. Bethlehem

    Composer: William Billings

    Conductor: Li-Min Huang

    Ensemble: NEC Concert Choir

  13. Come hither, ye faithful

    Composer: George Whitefield Chadwick

    Conductor: Jonathan Richter

    Ensemble: NEC Concert Choir

    Artists: Abrah O. Katzman, Thomas Handel

  14. Arise, shine

    Composer: Arthur Foote

    Conductor: Jonathan Richter

    Ensemble: NEC Concert Choir

    Artists: Megan Hull, Anneliese Lomas, Alejandro Chavez, Zizhao Wang, Thomas Handel

  15. The First Noel

    Composer: Traditional

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata, NEC Brass Ensemble, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Concert Choir

  16. Three Spiritual Madrigals

    Composer: Daniel Pinkham

    Conductor: Erica Washburn

    Ensemble: NEC Chamber Singers

  17. Christmas Cantata

    • O magnum mysterium: Adagio

    Composer: Daniel Pinkham

    Artists: William McCormick, Celia Wu-hacohen

  18. Mary's Boy Child

    Composer: Jester Hairston

    Conductor: Michael Driscoll

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata

    Artists: Ian Mitchell

  19. Greensleeves

    Composer: Traditional

    Conductor: Griff Gall

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers

  20. Hark the Herald Angels sing

    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata, NEC Brass Ensemble, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Concert Choir

  21. The Christmas Tree

    Composer: Bosba Panh

    Conductor: Jonathan Richter

    Ensemble: Back Bay Ringers, NEC Concert Choir

  22. A Christmas Carol

    Composer: Charles Ives

    Conductor: Jonathan Richter

    Ensemble: NEC Concert Choir

  23. The Shepherds' Vision

    Composer: Horatio Parker

    Conductor: Jonathan Richter

    Ensemble: NEC Concert Choir

    Artists: Nora Griffin, Zizhao Wang, Thomas Handel

  24. Silent Night

    Composer: Traditional

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata, NEC Brass Ensemble, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Concert Choir

    Artists: Megan Hull, Anneliese Lomas, Alejandro Chavez, Zizhao Wang, Thomas Handel

  25. Joy to the World

    Composer: Lowell Mason

    Ensemble: Brookline High School Camerata, NEC Brass Ensemble, NEC Chamber Singers, NEC Concert Choir

  26. Toccata from Symphony V

    Composer: Charles-Marie Widor

    Artists: Thomas Handel

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