Tewkesbury’s St John Passion on 24th March

Tickets are now available for Tewkesbury Abbey Choir’s performance of J S Bach St John Passion on Saturday 24 March, under the baton of Simon Bell.  The choir will be accompanied by Bristol Ensemble with soloists Nicholas Drew (Evangelist) and Tom Hunt (Christus). Jane Lyons, chorister tutor and Schola Cantorum Manager, says: “Please join us for … Continue reading →

Exciting Music-Making at St John’s Cambridge!

Following on from the last story we can report other triumphs in the L’Estrange household! Alexander and his wife Joanna Forbes L’Estrange are delighted both their sons are pupils at St John’s College School and choristers at St John’s College, Cambridge. The boys are busy preparing for the College Choir’s trip to the Far East … Continue reading →

Alexander L’Estrange’s Wassail! – Another Winner!

Many congratulations to Alexander L’Estrange on winning the public vote for the Best Classical Music Education Initiative Award at this year’s Music Teacher Awards, sponsored by Classic FM, for Wassail! Carols of Comfort and Joy. Wassail! was commissioned by United Learning and premiered in two concerts in December, bringing together over 1000 staff and students from … Continue reading →

Reigate & Croydon Girl Choristers Salute Mums!

Girl choristers from the RGS Godfrey Searle Choir and Old Palace School, Croydon sang together for a special evensong on Mother’s Day (11 March) in Croydon Minster. This was a celebration of the launch of the girl choristers at Reigate as well as an opportunity to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. The support … Continue reading →

The Sixteen’s 18th Choral Pilgrimage

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Tour which starts at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday 14 April! This year’s focus by Harry Christophers and The Sixteen is on works By William Cornysh (both Elder and Younger) and Benjamin Britten. Four centuries separate this year’s chosen composers but, as Harry Christophers says, both were … Continue reading →