A new EP of Rutter Orchestral Carols featuring the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, alongside the Britten Sinfonia (conducted by Daniel Hyde), will be released on Friday 24th November 2023.
Rutter Orchestral Carols includes orchestral arrangements of well-known favourites such as Silent Night and Sans Day Carol as well as John Rutter’s original carols All bells in paradise and All the stars looked down, which is dedicated to the late Sir Stephen Cleobury.
The full tracklist is as follows:
- Silent Night, Franz Xaver Gruber, arranged by John Rutter
- All the Stars Looked Down, John Rutter
- Child in a Manger, Traditional Celtic, arranged by John Rutter
- Sans Day Carol, Traditional Cornish, arranged by John Rutter
- Blake’s Lullaby, John Rutter
- All Bells in Paradise, John Rutter
John says “I’m honoured and delighted that King’s College Choir and the Britten Sinfonia have released this recording of Dan Hyde’s personal choice of my carols – gorgeous performances”. We hope that these new tracks will add a bit of magic to people’s Christmases this year.
Apple Music subscribers will also have access to a bonus track: O Holy Night, which will be released as a single on other platforms at a later date.
Rutter Orchestral Carols will be released as a digital EP on Friday 24th November, and will be available for streaming and download via all major retailers and digital music services.
Watch the teaser video here: