Rutter Orchestral Carols

Rutter Orchestral Carols

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, releases a selection of arrangements and original works for choir and orchestra by John Rutter under the direction of Daniel Hyde, featuring Britten Sinfonia.

RUTTER ORCHESTRAL CAROLS includes beautiful orchestral arrangements of well known favourites such as Silent Night and O Holy Night as well as Rutter’s original carols All bells in paradise and All the stars looked down, which is dedicated to the late Sir Stephen Cleobury.

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The Choir's latest recordings are released on the College's own label and available to buy or download online.
Listen to some of our recent recordings of services and performances from the Chapel of King's College, free and online.

Choir News

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King's commissions a new carol for Christmas Eve

This year’s carol has been written by composer and Cambridge alumna Cheryl Frances-Hoad. ‘The Cradle’ is a setting of an English translation by Robert Graves of an anonymous seventeenth century Austrian text.

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Remembering David Briggs

Sunday's Evensong was in memory of David Briggs (KC 1936), the former Headmaster of the King's College School who died in 2020 at the age of 102. 

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Sermon Before the University delivered by Nicola Reindorp

King's alumna and CEO of Crisis Action, Nicola Reindorp, gave the annual address on 'the importance of doubt'.