Rutter Orchestral Carols

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:

9 Responses to “Rutter Orchestral Carols”

  1. Josephine Bayne

    Grazie, maestro Rutter! I have fibromyalgia also and admire your output and music.thank you for the comfort.
    Jo Bayne

  2. Steven Michel Rawlings

    It has become a tradition of mine to sit by candle light on Christmas Eve and listen to your Christmas Night Album. Thank you for the many years of quiet reflection and spiritual fulfillment! Truly you are a gift to us all.

  3. June Silvestri

    Your Christmas music is my most favorite of all! I play them over and over and over.
    Thank you for a new score of music .