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Petros: Merry Hammersmithmas!

9th December 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Our Christmas concert this year celebrates the music of composers who have lived and worked in Hammersmith and the surrounding area. Featuring a wide range of seasonal music, from Holst, Howells and Gardner – who served consecutively as Director of Music at St Paul’s Girls’ School from 1905 to 1975 – to contemporary composers, Cecilia McDowell and Kerensa Briggs.

Join us for audience carols, candlelight, mulled wine and mince pies to welcome in the festivities.


Four Carols, Op. 34 – Gustav Holst (1874–1934)
This have I done for my true love
Lullay my liking
Of one that is so fair and bright
Bring us in good ale

Glad Christmas Comes – Andrew Wells (b. 1962)
This advent moon
Christmas time
The world’s desire
Seen by the waits

A Tender Shoot – Kerensa Briggs (b. 1991)

Christus Natus Est – Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951)
Personent hodie
Entre le bœuf et l’âne gris
Infant holy, infant lowly
Angelus ad virginem

Christmas Day – Gustav Holst (1874–1934)

Three Carol Anthems – Herbert Howells (1892–1983)
Here is a little door
A Spotless Rose
Sing lullaby

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – John Gardner (1917–2011)

In the bleak mid-winter – Gustav Holst, arr. Richard Bannan (b. 1982)

Wassail Song – English trad. arr. William Whitehead (b. 1970)


Tickets at £20, £17 (concessions) and £5 (under 30s) are available online and on the door.
Full details and tickets from PETROS SINGERS website.

Do join Petros Singers for audience carols, candlelight, mulled wine and mince pies to welcome in the festivities!


9th December 2023
7:30 pm


St Peter’s Church, Hammersmith
Black Lion Ln
London, W6 9BE United Kingdom


Petros Singers