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16 December 2016, 10:32
This year we returned to Winchester College to join the Quiristers of the school for their annual carol service. You can listen again to the broadcast online until Christmas Eve and watch videos of the service below.
Picture: Hester Marriott
Lucy Coward presented A Winchester Christmas this weekend – and here’s a sneak peak behind the scenes.
When Winchester College was founded in 1382 the founder, William of Wykeham, made provision for 16 boys – the Quiristers – to sing in the Chapel for services.
For more than 600 years, the college has maintained the tradition. And for the second time, we joined the Quiristers for their annual Christmas carol service. Here are some of the highlights.
In the Bleak Midwinter – by Harold Darke
The Quiristers of Winchester College perform a Christmas favourite
The glory of the lord by Handel – Winchester Quiristers
A performance by the Quiristers of Winchester
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – The Quiristers of Winchester
Mendelssohn's beautiful carol performed in Winchester