Christmas concert NPO Radio 4

Programme

  • Judith Weir Drop down, ye heavens, from above
  • William Byrd Vigilate
  • Joseph Haydn Nicolaimesse
  • Henry John Gauntlett Once in royal David's city
  • Georg Friedrich Handel from Music for the royal fireworks: Overture
  • Michael Praetorius Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
  • Matthew Martin A rose magnificat (Dutch premiere)
  • Evelyn Glennie A little prayer
  • John Rutter Dormi, Jesu
  • trad. Come all together

The annual Radio 4 Christmas concert from the Dom in Utrecht will be performed without an audience this year due to the recent coronation measures.

So unfortunately, no cosy get-together over mulled wine and Christmas bread, as we have been used to for the past ten years. But there was a beautiful, atmospheric programme of Christmas carols, performed by the Groot Omroepkoor, Ensemble Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and vocal soloists conducted by Benjamin Goodson. Organist is Pieter-Jan Belder; the presentation is by Ab Nieuwdorp.

You can sing along at home! The texts of the songs can be downloaded from the website of NPO Radio 4.

Date:
Thursday 23 December 2021
Time:
8:15 pm
Intermission:
No
Location:
Cathedral church

Utrecht

Performers

Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
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Benjamin Goodson - Photo: Paolo Ferla
Benjamin Goodson
Conductor, Choral Conductor, Speaking role
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Netherlands Radio Choir 2
Choir
Elise van Es
Soprano
Franske van der Wiel
Alt
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Leon van Liere
Tenor
Daniel Hermán Mostert
Bass
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