New Oxford Consort

with members of London Handel Players

Saturday 20 July 2019

9.30pm • St Nicholas' Chapel • £12/£6 under 18s

This programme explores the uses of astronomical symbolism in the Christian faith, and the ways in which imagery of the stars and the heavens inspired composers of the 15th and 16th centuries:

Anon Ave Maris Stella (plainchant)

Victoria Ave Maris Stella

Lassus Prophetiae Sibyllarum (selection): Carmina Chromatico; Sibylla Cimmeria; Sibylla Samia

Biber Mystery Sonata No.2; Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth (Adrian Butterfield and Silas Wollston)

Lassus Exsultet Caelum Mare; Aurora Lucis Rutilat

Bach Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh’ darein (chorale)

MacMillan Ave Maris Stella

Biber Mystery Sonata No.14: The Assumption of the Virgin (Adrian Butterfield and Silas Wollston)

Palestrina Viri Galilaei

Byrd Viri Galilaei

Anon Viri Galilaei (plainchant)


TICKET OFFER: £32 for London Handel Players concert and New Oxford Consort concert if purchased together

St Nicholas' Chapel

St Nicholas' Chapel

St Nicholas' Chapel, St Ann's Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1NH

  • Uneven paving on approach to doors.
  • Toilet facilities now available in the chapel.
  • Wheelchairs accessible through the main door.
  • A limited number of wheelchair spaces are available and must be booked in advance - please specify when booking.

The nearest car park is Chapel Street and Tuesday Market Place. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

Seating is unreserved.  The acoustic is excellent throughout the chapel but an unrestricted view of the performance area cannot be guaranteed from all seats - in some cases, the view is extremely restricted.

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