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Noel! Christmas with Truro Cathedral Choir

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Event Date

Saturday 16th December

Event Time

7:30 pm
– 9:30 pm

Event organiser

Truro Cathedral

Event information:

Truro Cathedral’s renowned choir presents a spectacular selection of festive music to get you into the Christmas spirit. With favourite carols including Ding Dong Merrily on High, In the Bleak Midwinter and Silent Night, the programme spans everything from the 14th-century to present-day classics. Set in the inspiring surroundings of Truro Cathedral with the sounds of our choristers soaring around, this varied concert is guaranteed to give you some Christmas cheer.

There will be an opportunity for the audience to join in the song for a few of the christmas carols.


Sir Christèmas – William Mathias (1934 – 1992)

The Truth from above – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)

I sing of a maiden – Patrick Hadley (1899 – 1973)

Of a rose synge we – Dobrinka Tabakova (b. 1980)

O magnum mysterium – Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)

Angelus ad virginem – Anonymous 13th century

In the bleak midwinter – Becky McGlade (b. 1974)

Sans day carol – Trad. Cornish arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – John Gardner (1917 – 2011)


People look East – Peter Tranchell (1922 – 1993)

There is no rose (Ceremony of Carols) – Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)

Gloria in excelsis deo – John Taverner (1490 – 1545)

The Shepherd’s Carol – Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

Jesus Christ the apple tree – Elizabeth Poston (1905 – 1987)

In dulci jubilo – Robert Lucas Pearsall (1795 – 1856)

Silent Night – arr. Philip Ledger (1937 – 2012)

O come, all ye faithful – arr. David Willcocks (1919 – 2015)

Ding! dong! Merrily on high – arr. Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)

Doors open 18:45. Concert starts at 19:30.

Tickets £17 and Under 18s free.

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