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Abbey Celebrates the Life of Sir Terry Wogan
Tuesday, 27th September 2016
A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Sir Terry Wogan KBE DL was held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Tuesday 27th September 2016.
Special Service Choir Music Terry Wogan Chris Evans Ken Bruce Peter Gabriel Joanna Lumley Katie Melua
Scouts and Guides celebrate at service
Monday, 7th November 2016
A National Scout and Guide Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving was held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Saturday 5th November 2016. The National Anthem was sung.
Westminster Abbey Choir to tour Germany
Monday, 26th November 2018
The Abbey Choir will travel to Germany in early December to give concerts in three major cities: Dresden, Munich and Essen.
Free Sunday organ recitals resume
Thursday, 3rd September 2020
Regular Sunday organ recitals begin again at the Abbey this week after a five-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic.
St Margaret's organist wins Queen's Award
Monday, 23rd November 2020
Thomas Trotter, the organist at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey, has been awarded this year’s Queen’s Medal for Music.
What sweeter music: Online broadcast for Abbey Christmas concert
Tuesday, 1st December 2020
What sweeter music: Online broadcast for Abbey Christmas concert: Westminster Abbey’s traditional Christmas concert will be broadcast to audiences around the world as the Abbey Choir performs as part of the Live.
Watch the Abbey Choir’s Summer Festival concert online
Wednesday, 29th September 2021
Audiences around the world will be able to enjoy an evening of the finest choral music from the comfort of their own homes as.
James O’Donnell secures role at Yale University
Tuesday, 26th April 2022
James O’Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey, has been appointed as Professor in the Yale School of Music and Yale Institute of Sacred Music. He will leave the Abbey this Christmas.
Abbey mourns former Organist and Master of the Choristers
Monday, 16th May 2022
Simon Preston CBE, who was Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey from 1981 to 1987, and Sub-Organist between 1962 and 1967, has died aged 83.
Abbey seeks new Organist and Master of the Choristers
Thursday, 26th May 2022
Westminster Abbey is welcoming applications for its next Organist and Master of the Choristers.
Abbey receives support from the Cathedral Music Trust
Wednesday, 15th June 2022
The Cathedral Music Trust has made a generous donation to Westminster Abbey, funding its Assistant Organist post for a year.
Andrew Nethsingha appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers
Tuesday, 5th July 2022
Andrew Nethsingha, currently Director of Music at St John’s College, University of Cambridge, has been appointed the new Organist and Master of Choristers at Westminster Abbey.
Buckingham Palace announces music for the Coronation
Saturday, 18th February 2023
Buckingham Palace has announced details of the music which will be performed at the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May.
A new girls' choir for St Margaret's Church
Friday, 17th March 2023
St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, is to launch a new choir for girls aged eleven to seventeen.
Abbey releases music for the Coronation Vivats
Sunday, 30th April 2023
Westminster Abbey has today released the words and music of the Vivat acclamations which will be sung at the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen on Saturday 6th May.
Brass on the Grass: lunchtime concerts
Wednesday, 19th July 2023
Join us for another series of fantastic free lunchtime concerts throughout summer in College Garden.
Choir’s new CD celebrates established favourites and new works
Friday, 9th June 2023
The Abbey Choir has released a new CD of choral works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sir James MacMillan and Sir John Tavener.
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