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The Sixteen

Gwasgwch yma i ddarllen y wybodaeth yn Gymraeg / Press here to read this info in Welsh.

Conductor: Harry Christophers 
Glory to the Christ Child

 Alan Bullard – Glory to the Christ Child  4. Hodie Christus natus est
 John Joubert – There is no rose  Kim Porter - Christmas bringeth Jesus
 (Christmas Eve)
 Trad. Old Basque – I saw a maiden  Herbert Howells – A spotless rose 
 John Rutter – There is a flower  Marco Galvani On Christmas Morn (World premiere)* 
 Trad – Christmas Eve (The Lord at first did
 Adam make)
 Trad – Somerset Carol (Come all you worthy 
 Guillaume Costeley – Allons, gay bergeres  Francis Poulenc – Un soir de neige 
 Orlande de Lassus – La nuit froide et sombre  Trad – Past three a clock 
 Trad French (arr. Kitson) – Quelle est cette odeur   Giovanni da Palestrina – O magnum
 mysterium/Quen vidistis pastores? 
 Francis Poulenc – Quatre motets pour le temps
 de Noel
 Videntes stellam
 1. O magnum mysterium  Hodie Christus natus est 
 2. Quem vidistis pastores?  Bob Chilcott – Pilgrim Jesus 
 3. Videntes stellam  

*Co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society and Classic FM for the 25th anniversary of Classic FM.

The Magic of Christmas

This stylish vocal ensemble makes a welcome return to St David’s Hall with a wonderfully varied and distinctive sackful of music. Drawing on the rich choral tradition from the Renaissance to the modern era, this musical hamper is rich in variety. Central to this concert is the enduring radiance of Palestrina and Poulenc whose choral works have been beautifully recorded by The Sixteen.



NB. This concert is not part of the International Concert Series packages.

Standard Price £25.00 all seats
Children under 16 £19.00
Friends of St David's Hall | Claimants | Disabled people plus one companion £19.00
Students (Student ID must be produced on collection of tickets.) £5.00
Wheelchair user plus one companion £19.00 each

Plus an optional £1 postage charge for tickets to be posted.
*Only one discount may apply to each ticket and proof of entitlement is required upon ticket collection. 

Book now

Our ICS: Extras series offers audiences the chance to get that little bit extra from their visit at St David's Hall. Here's what we have on offer for this concert:

ICS: Pre-Performance
Sunday 17 December, 2pm
Lefel 1 | FREE EVENT
Jonathan James

ICS: Soundbites
ICS: Soundbites brings you half an hour of free chamber music, to enhance and contextualise our International Concert Series at St David's Hall. We're delighted to welcome an array of our favourite local musicians to the Lefel One studio, for extra music exploring this season's main themes. Each Soundbite will include lighthearted musical discussion, as well as high quality musical performances. 

Coming up...

Saturday 27 January, 11am, Lefel 1
Soundbites: Exploring Early Music
Rep & artists tbc 

Tickets for all ICS: Soundbites events are free of charge - just pop along to our Lefel 1 studio at St David's Hall. 

More information about our International Concert Series programme and surrounding 'extras' events (including pre-performance talks) can be found at http://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/whats-on/international-concert-series-2017-18/

For full ICS: Soundbites listings, please click here.

What's next?...

Saturday 10 March, 11am, Lefel 1
Soundbites: Beethoven On-screen
Rep tbc