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Sat, 26 Nov


St John The Divine

The Rose: An Advent Concert

There will be music by Gjeilo, Howells and Vaughan Williams, among others, and readings by Richmond Shakespeare Society

The Rose: An Advent Concert
The Rose: An Advent Concert

Time & Location

26 Nov 2022, 19:30

St John The Divine, Kew Rd, Richmond TW9 2NA, UK


About the event

Programme (in order of performance, readings in italics)

Malcolm Archer (1952-    ),                                                               'People Look East'

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621),                                                    'Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen'

Anon (medieval),                                                                                 'Now Shrinketh Rose'

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625),                                                      'This is the record of John'

Richard Terry (1864-1938),                                                             'Myn Lyking'

Herbert Howells (1892-1983),                                                       'A Spotless Rose'

Ruth Pitter (1897-1992),                                                                  'The Eternal Image'

Stevie Smith (1902-1971),                                                               'The Airy Christ'

John Rutter (1945-    ),                                                                     'There is a flower'

Charles Wood (1866-1926),                                                           'O Thou The Central Orb'


David Willcocks (1919-2015, arr.),                                               'Angelus ad Virginem'

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847),                                                 'How lovely are the messengers'

Patric Dickinson (1914-1994),                                                       'Advent: A Carol'

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965),                                             'Burnt Norton' (first stanza)

Ola Gjeilo (1978-    ),                                                                          'The Rose'

Denise Levertov (1923-1997),                                                        'Annunciation'

Ralph Vaughan-Williams (1872-1958),                                      'Fantasia on Christmas Carols'

Tickets, £13 can be obtained from choir members or via ticket source. They are also available at £15 pounds at the door

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