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Abbey Choir sings for Pope in St Peter's
Friday, 29th June 2012
Westminster Abbey’s Choir sang for Pope Benedict XVI, with the Cappella Musicale Pontificia ‘Sistina’, the Sistine Chapel Choir, at the Papal Mass marking the Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul in St Peter’s Basilica, Rome, on Friday 29th June, a historic occasion of great significance for Anglican-Catholic relations.
Choir of Westminster Abbey Pope Benedict XVI St Peter’s Basilica
Sistine Chapel Choir sings at Westminster Abbey
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
The Sistine Chapel Choir visited Westminster Abbey on Saturday 30th May and Sunday 31st May to sing Evensong and perform a recital of sacred choral music.
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.
Abbey Choir’s new CD celebrates choral classics
Friday, 29th May 2020
The Abbey Choir’s latest CD is released today, with Parry's Songs of farewell featuring alongside works by Stanford, Gray and Wood.
Singing returns to the Abbey
Monday, 17th August 2020
Choral services resumed at Westminster Abbey for the first time in five months when six members of the Abbey’s choir sang at the 11.15am Eucharist.
Abbey secures funding for choral services
Wednesday, 23rd September 2020
The return of choral services at Westminster Abbey has been bolstered by a grant of £20,000 from the Cathedral Choirs’ Emergency Fund.
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.
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.
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.