The Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols

Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul
Keiser Concert Series 2018-19
Free and open to the public

Join us for this annual tradition in the candlelit beauty of our magnificent chapel. This year’s Festival of Lessons and Carols will include carols and congregational hymns by Wood, Ord, Pearsall, Todd, White, Rutter, Willcocks and others.

The SPS Chapel Choir
Nicholas White, organist & choirmaster
Mary Dolch, associate organist & choirmaster

Organ Music for the Advent season begins at 4:40 p.m.

Hymn: Once In Royal David’s City - Traditional, arr. D. V. Willcocks
Carol: In dulci jubilo – Traditional, arr. R. L. Pearsall
1st Lesson - Genesis 3: 8-19
Carol: Adam Lay Ybounden - Boris Ord
2nd Lesson - Baruch 4:36-5:5
Carol: Gaudete - Medieval Carol
3rd Lesson - Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
Carol: Ding Dong Merrily On High - Traditional, arr. Charles Wood
Hymn: Unto Us A Boy Is Born - Traditional, arr. D. V. Willcocks
4th Lesson - Luke 1:26-38
Carol: Torches - John Joubert
5th Lesson - Luke 1:39-45
Carol: Poor Little Jesus - African American Traditional, arr. Nicholas White
Carol: Christmas Lullaby - John Rutter
Hymn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Traditional, arr. D. V. Willcocks
6th Lesson - Luke 2:1-7
Carol: Softly - Will Todd
7th Lesson - Luke 2:8-20
Hymn: Go Tell It On The Mountain - African American Traditional, arr. Nicholas White
8th Lesson - Hebrews 1:1-4
Carol: Away In A Manger – Traditional, arr. David Willcocks
9th Lesson - John 1:1-14
Carol: The Holly And The Ivy - Nicholas White
Hymn: O Come, All Ye Faithful - Traditional, arr. D. V. Willcocks
 
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