Christmas Choral Classics With Aled Jones



Handel: Messiah

Lynne Dawson (soprano)

Catherine Denley (contralto)

David James (countertenor)

Maldwyn Davies (tenor)

Michael George (bass)

The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra

Harry Christophers (conductor).


Schutz: Christmas Story, SWV435

Emma Kirkby (soprano)

Nigel Rogers (tenor)

David Thomas (bass)

Taverner Consort, Choir and Players

Andrew Parrott (conductor)

Vaughan Williams: Hodie

Elizabeth Gale (mezzo)

Robert Tear (tenor)

Stephen Roberts (baritone)

London Symphony Chorus

Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral

London Symphony Orchestra

Richard Hickox (conductor).


>Praetorius: In Dulci Jubilo

Gabrieli Consort and Players

Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

Rachel Masters (harp)

Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Honegger: Cantata de Noel

Gilles Cachemaille (baritone)

Susana Oliveira Teixeira (soprano)

Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir

Michel Corboz (conductor)

Finzi: In Terra Pax.


BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Spitalfields Winter Festival.

Shoreditch Church in the City of London is the appropriate venue for a performance of Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ, a poignant retelling of the childhood of Jesus.

Virgin Mary....Anna Stephany (mezzo)

Centurion and Narrator....Peter Wedd (tenor)

Joseph and Polydorus....Darren Jeffry (baritone)

Herod and A Father....Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Davis (conductor).

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A performance recorded in London's Cadogan Hall.

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Bach: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61

Wachet! Betet! BWV 70

Wachet auf, BWV 140

Herz und Mund, BWV 147.