Compline by Candlelight: Ceremony of Carols

December 25, 2022

Chorister Compline at Christmas has become a beloved annual tradition. Under the direction of Melissa Attebury and featuring harpist Bridget Kibbey, the Trinity Youth Chorus will present Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols. This masterpiece juxtaposes ancient and modern sounds as Renaissance texts and plainchant intersect with Britten’s sonorous and colorful writing in a stunning choral work for treble voices. 

Trinity Youth Chorus; Melissa Attebury, conductor

Can’t make it? Learn more about our Compline podcasts—a way to incorporate this centering ritual from wherever you are.

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