Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight is Exultate Singers’ annual concert of beautiful Christmas music - essential seasonal listening! This year the concert will be held in the beautiful setting of Clifton College Chapel. Carols and Christmas music will include items accompanied by the magnificent chapel organ, as well as a beautiful mix of old favourites and new discoveries.


Wednesday 15th December 2010 at 8pm


Clifton College Chapel, College Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3JH

Doors open at 7.15pm.

The entrance to the chapel is off the quad in Clifton College. Go to the college entrance on Guthrie Road, enter through the archway and follow the signs to the chapel.


Tickets are £15 (£13 concessions, £5 full time students, £2 young people under 18) including a glass of wine or non-alcoholic alternative and complimentary programme.

How to book

Tickets for this evening's concert will be available on the door. Doors open at 7.15pm (please note we can only take payment by cash or cheque)

Programme includes:

O magnum mysterium - Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
O my dear heart - Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Little Road to Bethlehem - Michael Head
In dulci jubilo - Samuel Scheidt
Away in a manger - arr. Kirkpatrick
Quem pastores laudavere - Michael Praetorius
A babe is born - William Mathias
Hodie Christus natus est - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
In the bleak midwinter - Harold Darke
Hodie Christus natus est - Hans Leo Hassler
As Joseph was a-walking - Raymond Warren
Riu, Riu, Chiu - Traditional
The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Sir Henry Walford Davies) - Traditional
Resonet in laudibus - Orlande de Lassus
The Angel Gabriel - Traditional
Hodie - James Whitbourn
Silent Night - Franz Gruber, arranged by Christopher Walker
Nova! Nova! - Bob Chilcott
I wonder as I wander - Andrew Carter

How to find Clifton College

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Listen to some recordings from YouTube from Exultate Singers, King's College Cambridge, Wells Cathedral Choir, Chicago's Wicker Park Singers and others

Exultate Singers: I wonder as I wander
arr Andrew Carter

Exultate Singers: Nova! Nova!
by Bob Chilcott

The little road to Bethlehem
Michael Head

In the bleak midwinter
Harold Darke

Hodie - James Whitbourn

Riu riu chiu Traditional Spanish

Hodie Christus natus est - Sweelinck

The Angel Gabriel - Traditional