Arvo PärtCantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten Britten Ceremony of Carols John TavenerThe Lamb Britten Saint Nicolas
Britten Sinfonia Stephen Cleobury conductor James Gilchrist tenor Sally Pryce harp Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge have become synonymous with Christmas through their annual broadcasts of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Getting the festive season underway in this performance they perform two of Britten’s enchanting choral masterpieces. Britten Sinfonia open the concert with Arvo Part’s atmospheric Cantus written in memory of Benjamin Britten.