Seasonal performances

The period around Christmas is arguably the busiest time for church musicians. Here’s a list of the performances of Chichester Music Press music we know about this Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. If you can fill in any details of any of these, or you know of a performance I’ve missed out altogether, please leave a message in the comments.

Dormi Jesu, by Victoria Larley (Previeworder.)

  • St Richard’s Church in Chichester, at their ‘Midnight Mass’ (10.30pm on Christmas Eve)
  • St Richard’s Church, either on the Feast of the Holy Family or at Epiphany, to be confirmed.
  • St John’s Chapel, Chichester on Sunday 23 December, sung by the choir of St Paul’s Church, Chichester
  • St Paul’s Church, Chichester on Christmas Day.

Missa Sancti Asaph, by John Hosking  (Previeworder.)

  • Cathedral of St Asaph, at their Midnight Mass.
  • Separate movements from the mass are being performed in the cathedral’s liturgy in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

Mass From Verbena, Neil Sands (Previeworder.)

  • Every Sunday throughout Advent at St Richard’s Church, Chichester, at 10am.

As I Lay Upon A Night, Jamie W. Hall (Previeworder.)

  • Chichester Cathedral, sung by Chantry Quire, on Sunday 9 December, at 6pm. Admission is free (it’s the St Wilfrid’s Hospice carol service).
  • St Paul’s Church, Chichester, sung by Chantry Quire, on Sunday 16 December, starting at 7pm. Admission free.

O Magnum Mysterium, Edward-Rhys Harry (Previeworder.)

  • Arundel Cathedral, at their Midnight Mass.

O Magnum Mysterium, by John Hosking. (Previeworder.)

  • Epiphany service at Chester Cathedral (sung by the Nave Choir).

Personent Hodie, by James Webb (Previeworder.)

  • Hull Collegiate School on Monday 17 December.

About Neil Sands

Director of the Chichester Music Press. Astronomer.
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