The Christmas Story - First performance

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The Christmas Story
First performance of a new concert-length oratorio
by Andrew Edwards

The oratorio’s text interleaves the familiar passages from the Gospels of Sts Luke, Matthew & John with some of the finest liturgical texts and poems by Herbert, Milton, Vaughan, Tennyson and Eliot

Prologue
Scene 1 - Joseph and the Angel
Scene 2 - Mary, Gabriel and Elisabeth
Scene 3 - The Birth of Christ
Scene 4 - The Shepherds
Scene 5 - The Presentation in the Temple
Scene 6 - The Magi and Herod
Scene 7 - The Flight into Egypt Epilogue

WILLIAM KENDALL Tenor Evangelist
ALEXANDRA GIBSON Mezzo Evangelist
THE ACADEMY CHOIR
THE ACADEMY ORCHESTRA (Leader Charlotte Edwards)
ANDREW EDWARDS Conductor

Tickets at £15 (students & unemployed, £10) will be available at the church door on the night.
Enquiries: please ring Ursula Edwards on 020 8946 7312 or email info@academychoirwimbledon.co.u

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