Sound the Trumpet

Saturday 20th December 2014

at St John's Church, Stamford.

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 - 1704)
Prelude to the Te Deum

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767)
Cantata : Göttlichs Kind, lass mit Entzücken

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Rejoice Greatly (from Messiah)

Jeremiah Clarke (c.1674 - 1707)
Trumpet Suite
Arthur Wills (b. 1926)
In the Bleak Midwinter

Eternal Source of Light Divine

Let the bright Seraphim


Maurice André (1933-2012)
Gloria in Excelsis

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Alleluia (from Exsultate Jubilate)

Adam (1803 - 1856)
O Holy Night

Traditional Czech Carol
The Angels and the Shepherds

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring (from Cantata : Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147)

Bach, arranged Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Ave Maria

Jauchzet Gott (from Cantata of the same name BWV 51)

"Sound the Trumpet"

Festive arias and sparkling trumpet set in the superb acoustic of St John’s Church, where Malcolm Sargent was once the organist. Caroline Sharpe First Prizewinner in the Mario Lanza Opera Competition in 2009, is joined by Andy Harris, trumpet, and Fergus Black, organ. The programme kicks off with the Te Deum Prelude by Charpentier, and includes Let the Bright Seraphim and Jauchzet Gott. There is a delightful christmas cantata by Telemann to become acquainted with, and songs and duets that will be already familiar.

Tickets £15 (£10 concessions), from Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203, to include a welcome glass of Prosecco.
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Caroline Sharpe
Kate Osborne, flute at London concert
Andy Harris and Fergus Black