Advent Carol Service

30 Nov 2022, 18:00 – 19:00

Sung by the Temple Church Choir

Music by Bainton, Byrd, Mendlessohn, Milner and Rutti

No Booking required 

An order of service is available here.

This service will be live-streamed on the Church's YouTube Channel

Service

Temple Music Foundation Concert: Heaven and Earth in Little Space

1 Dec 2022, 19:00 – 20:30

Temple Singers

Ensemble Hesperi

Ian Wilson recorder

Nicholas Mulroy & Thomas Allery directors

A rich and exuberant feast of Baroque music for Advent, culminating in Bach's joyous cantata Wachet Auf. At the heart of the programme is a sequence of vocal works by Heinrich Schütz, Germany's greatest composer before Bach, marking his 350th anniversary. Guest appearances from director Nicholas Mulroy & recorder player Ian Wilson complete the luxurious line-up. 

Johann Sebastian Bach Komm, Jesu, Komm BWV 229

Henrich Schütz
Sei gegrüsset, Maria SWV 333
Ach Herr, du Schöpfer Alle Ding SWV 450
Die Himmel Erzählen die Ehre Gottes SWV 386
Das Wort Ward Fleisch SWV 385
Tröstet, tröstet, mein Volk SWV 382

Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major BWV 1049
INTERVAL
Johann Sebastian Bach Wachet auf BWV 140

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90 minutes (including interval)

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Concert

"Bah Humbug?"- Certainly not! Carols & Readings for Christmas

8 Dec 2022, 18:00 – 19:00

Sung by the Temple Singers

A more secular service of Christmas carols and readings.
Booking not required.

This service will be live-streamed on the Church's YouTube Channel

An order of service is available here.

Service

Temple Church Carol Service

11 Dec 2022, 11:15 – 12:15

Sung by the Temple Church Choir

This service will be sung again on Thursday 15 and Sunday 18 December 
Booking required by email to Catherine@templechurch.com

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Temple Music Foundation: Handel's Messiah

12 Dec 2022, 19:00 – 20:00

Temple Singers

Temple Players

Thomas Allery director

Anna Cavaliero soprano

Katie Bray mezzo-soprano

Stuart Jackson tenor

Michael Mofidian bass-baritone

A highlight of the festive season in the Temple, our performance of Messiah this year features a stellar cast of soloists and Temple Church's own professional adult choir, Temple Singers, directed by Thomas Allery. Handel's oratorio tells the story of the Nativity, Passion, Resurrection and Ascension through some of the most glorious arias and choruses ever written. Temple Players is a hand-picked collective of leading period instrumentalists whose annual performances in the church have become a cherished feature of our Christmas celebrations.

 

George Frideric Handel  Messiah HWV 56

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150 minutes (including interval)

Service

Carols for Pro Bono

13 Dec 2022, 18:15 – 19:30

Celebrate Christmas at Temple Church

Embrace the festive spirit by celebrating Christmas with two access to justice charities at the annual Advocate and LawWorks Christmas Carol Concert on Tuesday 13th December 2022.

The event will be held in one of London’s most historic and beautiful churches, Temple Church, and will provide a stunning backdrop for a magical evening packed with traditional carols and a special line-up of celebrity guests, including Juliet Stevenson. There will be musical performances from chamber choir Collegium Musicum and solo soprano Harriet Burns.

Tickets start at £10 and are available to purchase online. Special top price tickets (Band A) include entry to a sparkling wine and mince pie drinks reception after the concert.

All are welcome to this enchanting night starting at 6.15pm, with doors opening at 5.30pm.

We hope you will join us for our Christmas celebration to support pro bono charities continuing to secure access to justice for all, despite overwhelming challenges.

The event will also be live-streamed, details of how to join remotely will be publicised nearer the time.

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Special Event

Temple Church Carol Service

15 Dec 2022, 18:00 – 19:00

Sung by the Temple Church Choir

No booking required

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Temple Church Carol Service

18 Dec 2022, 11:15 – 12:15

Sung by the Temple Church Choir 

(Repeat of Sunday 11 December service) Booking required by email to Catherine@templechurch.com
 

Service

Choral Communion for Christmas Eve

24 Dec 2022, 23:15 – 25 Dec 2022, 00:15

Sung by the Temple Singers

Service

Choral Mattins for Christmas Day

25 Dec 2022, 11:15 – 12:15

Sung by the Temple Church Choir

Service