ONLINE EVENT: A Singalong Christmas


Free YouTube Broadcast

Sun 13 Dec 2020 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Darius Battiwalla Carillon on 'Angelus ad Virginem'
Traditional arr André J Thomas African Noel
Boris Ord Adam Lay Ybounden
Joanna Forbes L'Estrange Carol of the Crib
Edmund Walters Babe of Bethlehem
Percy Grainger Shepherd's Hey
Traditional arr David Willcocks The First Nowell
Traditional arr Joanna Gill Sir Christemas
Felix Mendelssohn arr David Willcocks Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Christmas Overture
Traditional arr John Gardner Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Traditional arr André J Thomas Shout for Joy!
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride
Traditional arr David Willcocks O Come, All Ye Faithful

Simon Halsey conductor & presenter
Abigail Kelly soprano
Rodney Earl Clarke bass-baritone
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

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Tickets: free to watch

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Also available on demand for 90 days

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Pre-recorded in October 2020

O come all ye faithful for the LSO’s annual Christmas spectacular! From the comfort of your sofa, dust off those high notes and sing along as we delve into festive favourites and well-loved gospel classics. What better way to start your Christmas countdown?

Led by LSO Choral Director Simon Halsey, we’ll hear ‘Sleigh Ride’, ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’ and ‘The First Nowell’, alongside some yuletide discoveries from around the world. Get your festive season off to a flying start with A Singalong Christmas.

The concert will be broadcast for free on YouTube and available on demand for 90 days.

Download our free activity pack
Get creative this Christmas with these arts and crafts ideas, inspired by the concert.

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Get ready to sing!
Join our choir masters David Lawrence and Lucy Hollins for a rehearsal of the carols and songs we are inviting you to sing at home.

See behind the scenes
We asked five people involved in the making of this concert – all the way back in October! – to give us a taster of how the concert was made.

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