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Today's choral services

Sunday, 17th February 2019
Third Sunday before Lent
10:00am Matins Quire

Introit: Bairstow I sat down under his shadow
Responses: Martin
Canticles: Vaughan Williams Te Deum in G
Walton Jubilate
Voluntary: Gibbons Fantasia of four parts

11:15am Sung Eucharist Quire

Setting: Byrd Mass for four voices
Motet: Byrd O sacrum convivium
Voluntary: Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543

Preacher: The Reverend Jane Sinclair Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's Church

3:00pm Evensong Quire

Introit: Bairstow I sat down under his shadow
Responses: Martin
Canticles: Sumsion in G
Anthem: Harvey I love the Lord
Voluntary: Stravinsky Berceuse and Finale from L'oiseau de feu

Preacher: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey Canon in Residence


The Abbey Choir and musicians

The internationally renowned Abbey Choir sings the majority of the daily services in the Abbey, as well as giving concerts, making recordings and broadcasting on radio and television under the direction of Organist and Master of the Choristers James O’Donnell.

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The Abbey Choir and musicians

Concerts and events

The Abbey hosts a year-round programme of musical events including choral concerts, weekly organ recitals and the prestigious Summer Organ Festival.

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Concerts and events

The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.


The Reverend Christopher Stoltz - Minor Canon

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