Tercentenary Choral Evensong - Monday October 20th 2014 - 6pm
On Monday October 20th, exactly 300 years to the day after the Coronation of George I, we celebrated this august anniversary in collaboration with the Georgian Group. Somewhere between 150-200 people gathered for a feast of 18th Century. music led by our Director of Music, Jonathan Rennert that included an introit by William Croft first performed on 20th October 1714. The Rector, the Rt Revd Dr Stephen Platten preached at the service and captured some of the themes relating to this special day.....
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'Sing 150' - 8th February 2014
The Sing 150! event at the start of the year saw the Royal College of Organists return to its roots at St Michael’s Cornhill to celebrate the RCO’s 150th anniversary.
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Photos from 'Sing 150'
'The Royal Academy of Music at St. Michael's
Young string players from Nashville, Tennessee, and the Royal Academy of Music in London, led by the well-known violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved. They were working with composers Carter Callison, Michael Alec Rose, Tzara Kuubarsi, David Gorton and others. New compositions which were being played had been inspired both by the music of baroque composers and by the magical acoustics of St. Michael's.
String players in St Michael's, led by Peter Sheppard Skaerved