Cathedral Visits

Lewes Singers at Westminster Abbey

The Lewes Singers rehearsing at Westminster Abbey

Forthcoming:

In July 2018 we will be returning once again to Westminster Abbey to sing a weekend of services.

Past:

We returned to sing the services at Chichester Cathedral on 2nd and 3rd September 2017. Music included Clive Osgood’s ‘The Peace of God’ and ‘Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life’,  Weelkes’ 6th Service, Byrd 4-part Mass, Walton’s ‘A Litany’, Arvo Part’s Nunc Dimittis, Nick Houghton’s Magnificat, Responses and Psalm chants.

We sang the services at Winchester Cathedral on October 29th -30th 2016.

We sang the services at Westminster Abbey from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July, 2015. Full details of what we sang are here.

We paid a second visit to Westminster Abbey from 30th August to 1st September 2013. Music included Andrew Carter Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Wakefield Service), Lennox Berkeley Missa Brevis, Purcell I was Glad, Lotti Crucifixus and Messiaen O Sacrum Convivium. Plus of course another outing for Nick’s Responses and Psalm chants!

April 2012: we sang the services at Chichester Cathedral for a weekend. Anthems included Clive Osgood’s Hymn to the Word  and Messiaen: O sacrum convivium.

July 2011: We sang the services at Westminster Abbey on the weekend of July 23rd – 24th. Since the Royal Wedding in April the Abbey has been inundated with visitors and attendences at services has risen accordingly. There were around 800 in the congregation at our evensongs!

February 2010: On Sunday 14th February, 15 of the Lewes Singers sang the services once more at Salisbury Cathedral. There were lots of lovely comments, especially about our Byrd 4-part mass.

August 09: We visited York on August Bank Holiday weekend 2009 to sing the services at York Minster.

February 2007: We sang a weekend of services at Salisbury Cathedral.

August 2008, Bath Abbey – Weekend services

Summer 2005: Weekend Services at Sherborne Abbey, Dorset

Summer 2004: Weekend Services at Sherborne Abbey, Dorset

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