Skip to Content

A Very English Christmas

20th Anniversary Tour
  • Wednesday 7th December 2022
  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Rheingau Music Festival
  • Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Friedrich-von-Thiersch-Saal
Buy Tickets

Revel in the yuletide spirit with this wonderful collection of repertoire that provides a musical breath of fresh air at Christmas, heralding the extraordinary talents of some of the most dedicated and less well-known individuals from English choral music – alongside traditional carols and heart-warming festive favourites.


Plainchant – Rorate Ceoli (Advent Prose)
Peter Wishart – Alleluya
Plainchant – O Radix Jesse
Herbert Howells – A Spotless Rose
Richard Rodney Bennett – Five Carols: I – There is no rose
John Rutter – There is a flower
Richard Rodney Bennett – Five Carols: II – Out of your sleep
Plainchant – O magnum mysterium
Jonathan Lane – O magnum mysterium
Jonathan Lane – Bethlehem Down
Plainchant – Puer natus est
Richard Rodney Bennett – Five Carols: III – That younge child
Herbert Howells – Sing Lullaby
Richard Rodney Bennett – Five Carols: IV – Sweet was the song
Richard Rodney Bennett – Five Carols: V – Susanni

Peter Warlock – Benedicamus Domino
Arnold Bax – I Sing of a Maiden
John Tavener – The Lamb
Herbert Howells – Here is the little door
Gustav Holst – In the Bleak Midwinter
Philip Radcliffe – Mary walked through a wood of thorns
Francis Pott – Balulalow
Richard Lloyd – Love Came Down at Christmas
Jonathan Rathbone – The Oxen
Pierpont arr. Ben Parry – Jingle Bells
Gruber. arr. Jonathan Rathbone – Silent Night
Trad. arr. Ian Humphris – Twelve Days of Christmas

Venue & Address:

Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Friedrich-von-Thiersch-Saal, Kurhausplatz 1, Wiesbaden, 65189, Germany


Nigel Short, Tenebrae


Tickets for the original date of December 2021 remain valid for this performance.