The 21st Century Consort performs Jon Deak's holiday masterpiece for baritone and chamber orchestra based on a Dicken's classic. William Sharp sings in the principal roles of Scrooge and Marley as the orchestra brings to life a cast of characters under the direction of Christopher Kendall. In the second half of the program, they are joined by The Girl Choristers of Washington National Cathedral Choir for Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols

Watch the making of "The Passion of Scrooge" here

Show Notes

Jon Deak - The Passion of Scrooge or A Christmas Carol

  • Act 1
  • Act 2

Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols

  • 1. Procession: ‘Hodie Christmas’ (Anonymous)
  • 2. ‘Wokum yole’ (Anon.)
  • 3. ‘There is no Rose’ (Anon.)
  • 4a. ‘That yonge Child’ (Anon.)
  • 4b. ‘Balulalow’ (James, John and Robert Wedderburn)
  • 5. ‘As dew in Aprille’ (Anon.)
  • 6. ‘This litle Babe’ (Robert Southwell)
  • 7. Interlude (Harp)
  • 8. ‘In freezing winter night’ (Robert Southwell)
  • 9. ‘Spring Carol (William Cornish)
  • 10. ‘Deo Gracias’ (Anon.)
  • 11. Recession: ‘Hodie Christmas’ (Anon.)