WMFT Broadcast of A Ceremony of Carols - 12:00 noon on 12/21/2018

Broadcast Info

Friday, December 21, 2018 12 noon (Central) on WFMT’s Music in Chicago program

Tune in to WMFT 98.7 at noon in Chicago on Friday.

If listening outside of radio broadcast area, you can stream the broadcast online via the WFMT 98.7 website.


Andrew Lewis, conductor

Alison Attar, harp

Soprano 1: Patty Kennedy, Carling FitzSimmons, Henriët Fourie Thompson

Soprano 2: Cynthia Spiegel, Gina Hilse, Nora Engonopoulos

Alto: Natalie Holz, Magda Krance, Makenzie Matthews

Program (with soloists)

A Ceremony of Carols Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

1. Procession ("Hodie Christus natus est", Gregorian antiphon to the Magnificat at Second Vespers of Christmas)

2. Wolcum Yole!

3. There is no Rose (Trinity College MS 0.3.58, early 15c)

4a. That yongë child

solo: Henriët Fourie Thompson

4b. Balulalow (The brothers Wedderburn, fl. 1548)

solo: Carling FitzSimmons

5. As dew in Aprille (Sloane 2593, first quarter 15c)

6. This little Babe (from Robert Southwell's "Newe Heaven, Newe Warre", 1595)

7. Interlude (harp solo)

8. In Freezing Winter Night (Southwell)

solo I: Henriët Fourie Thompson; solo II: Nora Engonopoulos

9. Spring Carol (16c., also set by William Cornysh)

solo I: Patty Kennedy; solo II: Cynthia Spiegel

10. Deo Gracias (Sloane 2593)

11. Recession ("Hodie")