December 10, 2018

Christchurch Knox 9 L & C

You are invited by Director of Music, Daniel Cooper (MusB), and his Knox Singers accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra and Organ as well as the Clergy Team led by Dr Matthew Jack of Knox Church, 28 Bealey Avenue (corner Victoria St and Bealey Ave) to the lovely Service of Nine Lessons & Carols starting 10.00am Sunday 23 December 2018.

To hear lovely singing at Knox,
Be sure that you look at your clocks:
      December two-three,
      AM 10 Ave Bealey,
For secrets the Service unlocks.

The programme includes:

“O Holy Night” (Adam) Soprano: Elizabeth Christensen

Opening Hymn:
“Once in Royal Davids City”
(arr. Willcocks) Soprano: Jeni Mckinnon

“For Behold Darkness Shall Cover the Earth”
(Handel) Bass: Graeme Downie

Magnificat in C (Stanford)


“The People That Walked in Darkness”
(Handel) Bass: Matthew Harris


“Unto Us Is Born A Son” (arr. Willcocks)

Carol: Sans Day Carol (Rutter)

Hymn: Silent Night

Carol: “The Angel Gabriel” (Basque Traditional)

Offertory Hymn: The First Noel

1. “There were shepherds abiding in the field”

2. “And lo, the angel came upon them”

3. “And the angel said unto them”

4. “And suddenly there was with the angel”

5. “Glory to God”

      (Handel) Soprano: Jeni McKinnon

Carol: Nativity Carol (Rutter)

Carol: Star Carol (Rutter)

Closing Hymn: O Come All Ye Faithful

Postlude: “Hallelujah Chorus” (Handel)