Current(-ish) Concerts

Choir with trumpeters

Concerts in 2019–20, excluding corporate & private functions, etc.

Saturday 21 December 2019  Exeter College Chapel, Turl St. Oxford 7.30pm (19:30)


The Charivari Candlelit Christmas Concert: Dormi, Jesu!

Charivari Agreable’s popular annual concert of
Chants, Christmas Motets, Choral Works & Contemporary Carols by Candlelight

Introit: Veni, Redemptor gencium
Antonio de Cabezón (1510–1566): Diferencias sobre el Canto del Caballero
Adrian Willaert (1490–1562): O Magnum Mysterium—Ave maria
Antonio de Cabezón: Diferencias sobre ‘Guardarme las vacas’
William Byrd (c.1540–1623): Hodie Christus natus est
M. Praetorius/JS Bach/J. Stainer: In dulci jubilo
George F. Handel (1685–1759): The many rend the skies (Alexander’s Feast)—Swell, the full chorus (Solomon)—Sing unto God (Judas Maccabaeus)

Interval (15 minutes)

Edmund Rubbra (1901–1986): Dormi, Jesu!
Gustav Holst (1874–1934): Personent Hodie
John Taverner: The Lamb
Richard Rodnet Bennett: Susanni
Peter Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Sarah Hart (arr. K-M Ng): The Light of Christmas Morn
Justin Bieber (arr. K-M Ng): Mistletoe
Paul McCartney (arr. K-M Ng): Wonderful Christmas

Charivari Agréable
Olwen Lintern-Smyth, soprano
James Armitage, countertenor
William Anderson, tenor
Michael Hickman, bass
dir. Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ

Tickets at the door or from the Oxford Playhouse (Tel: 01865-305305):

Saturday 21 March 2020  De Montfort Hall, Leicester 5.00pm (17:00)


G.F. Handel: Messiah

Leicester Philharmonic Choir, cond. Stephen Bullamore
Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Saturday 14 April 2020  Exeter Cathedral Devon 5.00pm (17:00)


J.S. Bach: St Matthew's Passion

Choir of Exeter Cathedral, cond. Timothy Noon
Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

8:00pm Sunday 5 July — Sunday 16 August 2020  Exeter College Chapel, Turl Street, Oxford

The Oxford Early Music Festival:
The Charivari Agréable 'Early Music by Candlelight' Summer Festival

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