St John’s College School Pupil Enjoys Success!

  Blake Chen, a Year 8 pupil at St John’s College School in Cambridge, has been very busy in recent weeks. He took part in a piano masterclass with Peter Donohoe in January, and two months later gave a lunchtime recital at school, performing Beethoven’s F major Sonata, Op. 10, no. 2 and Ravel’s Sonatine. As Simon Kirk, the … Continue reading →

Hereford Cathedral School success in Schools’ Challenge

A four-boy team from Hereford Cathedral School reached the finals of the senior Schools’ Challenge 2017, the national general knowledge competition for schools in the UK. The Final at Westminster School on Sunday 23 April was the culmination of a hard fought competition which started at regional level. The 15 regional winners then played an inter-regional round, … Continue reading →

St John’s College Choir Scoops Top BBC Magazine Prize

  The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, is the first collegiate or cathedral choir to win BBC Music Magazine’s Award for ChoralMusic for its recording of Deo, a collection of sacred works by the late composer and College Honorary Fellow, JonathanHarvey.  The Magazine is the world’s best-selling classical music monthly, and the awards are the only … Continue reading →

New SAS Memorial Art Installation Opened in Hereford Cathedral

Ascension, dedicated to the Special Air Service in Hereford Cathedral went on show on Saturday, 8 April. Designed by Royal Academy sculptor, John Maine, the magnificent sculpture and stained glass window has been two years in the making, with the nine metre-high installation comprising 3,000 pieces of European glass in 40 different colours.  It was assembled … Continue reading →