Horncastle and District Choral Society presents excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and a selection of carols at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle at 7.30pm on Saturday December 10th. Admission is £7 to include refreshments, and tickets are available on the door or from choir members.
The choir is conducted by Caroline Chadderton and accompanied by Chris Hinkins. Soloists: Gail Hinkins, Gerald Moreton. Len Sutton, Isobel Wilson and Paul Wright.
Christmas Oratorio was written for the Christmas season of 1734 and incorporates music from earlier compositions. The complete oratorio is in six parts, each intended for performance on one of the major feast days of the Christmas period; this evening the choir sings excerpts from the first three parts.