This morning’s mass setting forms part of our Cardoso450 project. Cardoso’s Missa Anima mea turbata est valde is based upon a motet of the same name by King John IV of Portugal. But what about the modern-day premiere claim?Read More
Today we are privileged to be travelling to Walsingham, site of an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1061. The great priory church and shrine were demolished during the Reformation, but popular devotion, unlike buildings, was impossible to destroy, and Walsingham is once again a place of pilgrimage.Read More
To mark the close of the year-long celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of St Teresa of Avila – for which the Choir sang at the Opening Mass, the Choir will be giving the world premiere of Colin Mawby’s O doctor optima in the presence of the composer at the 6.00pm sung Mass on October 15th. The work has been generously commissioned by former parishoner John Hughes.