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Christmas Concerts 142

This is a list of Christmas concerts, in chronological order, given by the CBSO Chorus since its foundation in 1973.

YEAR DATE COUNT CHORUS(ES) CONDUCTOR VENUE             NARRATOR/SOLOISTS            
1975 Dec 18/20 2 CBSO Chorale Robert Mandell B'ham Town Hall Peter Reeves, Robert Gourlay
1976 Dec 16/18 4 CBSO Chorale Robert Mandell B'ham Town Hall Robert Mandell
1977 Dec 17/22 6 CBSO Chorale Vernon Handley B'ham Town Hall Vernon Handley
1978 Dec 19/20 8 CBSO Chorus Vernon Handley B'ham Town Hall Brian Rayner Cook
1979 Dec 20/22 10 CBSO Chorus Vernon Handley B'ham Town Hall Bernard Miles
1980 Dec 18/20 12 CBSO Chorus Guy Woolfenden B'ham Town Hall Arthur Lowe
1981 Dec 18/20 14 CBSO Chorus Nicholas Cleobury B'ham Town Hall Richard Baker
1982 Dec 22/23 16 CBSO Chorus David Parry B'ham Town Hall Magnus Magnusson, Peter King - Chorus Master
1983 Dec 22/23 18 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Jonny Morris/Daniel Norman
1984 Dec 19/23 20 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Robert Hardy
1985 Dec 19/20/23 23 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Richard Baker
1986 Dec 22/23 25 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Steve Race
1987 Dec 22/23 27 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Humphrey Lyttleton
1988 Dec 22/23 29 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Brian Kay/Edward Snow
1989 Dec 22/23 31 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Brian Kay
1990 Dec 20/23 pm & eve 34 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey B'ham Town Hall Alan Titchmarsh
1991 Dec 22/23 36 CBSO Chorus Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Joss Ackland (indisposed on th 23rd)
1992 Dec 21/22/23 39 CBSO Chorus/CBYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
1993 Dec 21/22/23 42 CBSO Chorus/Christmas Youth Chorus Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Brian Kay
1994 Dec 21/22/23 45 CBSO Chorus/B'ham Children's Choir Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
1995 Dec 22/23 pm & eve 48 CBSC/CBSYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Tony Robinson
1996 Dec 21/22/23 51 CBSC/CBSYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Brian Kay
1997 Dec 20/22/23 54 CBSC/CBSYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Howard Goodall/Jeremy Huw Williams
1998 Dec 19/21/23 57 CBSC/CBSYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Willard White
1999 Dec 21/22/23 60 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Prunella Scales
2000 Dec 21/22/23 pm & eve 64 CBSC/CBSYC Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Brian Cox
2001 Dec 21/22/23 pm & eve 68 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Juliet Stephenson/Andrew Burden
2002 Dec 19/21/22 pm & eve 72 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
2003 Dec 18/19/20 pm & eve 76 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Angela Rippon
2004 Dec 21/22/23 pm & eve 80 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Simon Callow
2005 Dec 21/22/23 pm & eve 84 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
2006 Dec 21/22 pm & eve 23 pm & eve 89 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Ben Fogle (Aled Jones indisposed)
2007 Dec 20/21 pm & eve 22 pm & eve 94 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Aled Jones, Louisa Blankson
2008 Dec 20 pm, 21/22 pm & eve 99 CBSC/CBSYC/CBYV/CBSO Boys'Choir Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Carol Smillie
2009 Dec 20 pm & eve, 21 eve,22 pm & eve 104 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Boys'Choir/CBSO Young Voices Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
2010 Dec 18 pm & eve, 21 eve,22 pm & eve 109 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Boys'Choir/CBSO Young Voices Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Ben Fogle, Louisa Blankson (Alexander Aldren 18th)
2011 Dec 18 pm, 22 eve,23 pm & eve 113 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Sue Perkins
2012 Dec 21 eve, 22 eve,23 pm & eve 117 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
2013 Dec 19 eve, 22 pm & eve, 23 eve 121 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Mark Williams
2014 Dec 19 eve, 21 pm & eve, 22 eve 125 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Hugh Dennis
2015 Dec 18 eve, 20 pm & eve, 21 eve 129 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Alan Titchmarsh
2016 Dec 16 eve, 18 pm & eve, 19 eve 133 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Jessica Hynes
2017 Dec 19/20/21 137 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO Young Voices/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Ore Oduba
2018 Dec 16/18/19 139 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Matt Baker (16th) Alan Titchmarsh (18th & 19th)
2019 Dec 18/19/20 142 CBSO Chorus/CBSO Children's Chorus/CBSO Youth Chorus/CBSO SO Vocal Simon Halsey Symphony Hall Hugh Dennis
2020 Dec 16 not counted Piano and Organ Chorus/CBSO Julian Wilkins Symphony Hall 78 members got together (under socially distanced rules) in Symphony Hall to sing through, with piano and organ, the programme we should have performed with the CBSO Brass section on 18th and 19th of December. Not a concert with an audience. The first time in Symphony Hall since March.

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