Handel from Messiah: overture, Rejoice
JS Bach from BWV 140 ‘Zion hört die Wächter singen’
Corelli Christmas concerto
Heinrich Schütz ‘Verbum Carl fact um est’
Praetorius ‘Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen’
Dietrich Buxtehude ‘In dulci jubilo’
JS Bach ‘Bereite Dich Zion’ (Weihnachtsoratorium)
Charpentier ‘Noël pour les instruments’ 1
JS Bach ‘Jesus bleibet meine Freude’ from BWV 147
Christmas is a time for celebration and jubilation and the OAE’s festive programme offers this in abundance. With so few chances this year to encounter live music, this is a gift of a concert that brings to sparkling life music by the Baroque greats, from JS Bach and Buxtehude to Corelli and Schutz. And no festive offering would be complete without a nod to Handel’s joyful Messiah, and even an invitation to the audience to raise its own carol singing voice to the spirited accompaniment of the glorious instruments of the OAE.
Enjoy delicious pre-concert drinks and nibbles ahead of the evening’s concert. Choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all vegetarian).
Packages are available to collect from 60 minutes prior to the concert start time.
This package for one or two people can be booked online alongside your ticket order, please also advise our team of any allergies.