Con Brio Christmas Concerts

Con Brio Choral Society
Christ the King Church
1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT
Event date: 
10 Dec 2021
Start Time: 
7 pm
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
Stephen Bruce, Ph. D

Box Office 860 526 5399 or online at

  • Fanfare For Freedom, (newly commissioned by Con Brio for the occasion of its 25th Season),  composed by William J.  Thomas, Director of Music Ministries, Christ the King Church
  • Gloria  (Cum Sancto movement from Petite Messe Solennelle), Rossini (1792 – 1868)
  • Joy to the World, Watts/Handel, arr. Wilberg
  • Gloria (from Mass in B minor), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Mary’s Lullaby, Rutter 
  • Gloria (Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus movement III), Rutter 
  • Kyrie, (from Mass in F), Gabrieli (c.1554/57- 1612)
  • Kyrie, (from Mass in E major), Rheinberger (1839 – 1901)
  • *Shepherd’s Pipe Carol, Rutter 
  • *Hodie Christus Natus Est,  Willan (1880 – 1968)
  • The Three Kings, Housman/Willan (1880 -1968)
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Wesley/Mendelssohn, arr. Willcocks (1919 -2015)
  • The Christmas Song, (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Tormé/Wells arr. Hayes
  • Angels We Have Heard on High, Chadwick/French trad. arr. Wilberg

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