Merton College Choir Oxford coming to St Thomas’ to give an Advent Concert


Merton College choir under the musical directorship of Benjamin Nicholas are giving a special Advent concert at St Thomas' to help raise funds and awareness of our Organ Campaign.

Admission is free but we are having a retiring collection for our Organ Appeal.

The Programme for the concert is:
Plainchant Advent Prose
William Byrd Rorate caeli desuper; Tollite portas; Ave Maria; Ecce virgo concipiet
JS Bach Wachet Auf BWV 645 (organ solo)
Rihards Dubra O Radix Jesse (written for the Merton Choirbook)
Ēriks Ešenvalds O Emmanuel (written for the Merton Choirbook)
Ralph Vaughan Williams This is the truth sent from above
Appalachian arr. Andrew Carter I wonder as I wander
Robert Pearsall In dulci jubilo
JS Bach In dulci jubilo BWV729 (organ solo)
Adolphe Adam O holy night!
Bob Chilcott The Bird of Dawning (written for the Merton Choirbook); and The Shepherd's Carol
Matthew Martin Nowell sing we