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Today's choral services

Friday, 25th May 2018
The Venerable Bede, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historian, 735
5:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey and the Cappella Musicale Pontificia ‘Sistina’ (Sistine Chapel Choir)

Introit: Palestrina Exsultate Deo
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Lassus Magnificat primi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Anthems: Palestrina Dum complerentur
Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Voluntary: Buxtehude Magnificat primi toni BuxWV 203


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

You are surrounded by history at the Abbey, not like a museum where it’s just displayed, but here you are standing where history has happened.


Gerlinde - Abbey Marshal

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