LFCCM 2017:

Saturday 6 May – Sunday 14 May 2017

LFCCM 2017 included 59 events between Saturday 6 May and Sunday 14 May 2017.

Saturday 6 May

7:00pm, Saturday 6 MayPre-concert talkSt Marylebone Parish Church
7:30pm, Saturday 6 May“This Same Jesus”: Marcus Farnsworth and Matthew MartinSt Marylebone Parish ChurchSongs for baritone and organ, including music by Martin Bussey, Charles Villiers Stanford, William Byrd, Louis Vierne and Matthew Martin

Sunday 7 May

10:00am, Sunday 7 MayChoral EucharistSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Robert Hanson, Philip Moore, Frank La Rocca, and Jenni Pinnock
10:00am, Sunday 7 MaySung MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Norman Harper, Timothy Craig Harrison, and Frederick Stocken
10:00am, Sunday 7 MayParish EucharistSt Giles’ Cripplegate ChurchMusic by Grayston Ives, John Merbecke, Nathan Waring, and Henry Smart
10:00am, Sunday 7 MayChoral EucharistSt Mary-at-Finchley Parish ChurchMusic by Paul Ayres and Grayston Ives
10:30am, Sunday 7 MaySolemn MassWestminster CathedralMusic by Judith Bingham and Francisco Guerrero
11:00am, Sunday 7 MayChoral MatinsHM Chapel Royal, Tower of LondonMusic by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Andrew Smith
11:00am, Sunday 7 MaySung EucharistSt George’s, Hanover SquareMusic by James MacMillan and Antony le Fleming
11:00am, Sunday 7 MaySung EucharistSt Margaret’s Church, Westminster AbbeyMusic by Jonathan Dove, Alastair Putt, and Gareth Treseder
11:00am, Sunday 7 MayChoral EucharistOld Royal Naval College ChapelWorks by composers based at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, including music by Harry Palmer and John Sturt
11:30am, Sunday 7 MaySolemn MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Norman Harper, Nicholas O’Neill, Grayston Ives, and Frederick Stocken
12:30pm, Sunday 7 MaySolemn MassSt Mary of the Angels, BayswaterMusic by Andrew Cusworth, Douglas Pew, Ian Gilbert Coleman, and Benjamin Shute
3:00pm, Sunday 7 MayChoral EvensongSouthwark CathedralMusic by Michael Tippett and Philip Moore
5:30pm, Sunday 7 MayChoral EvensongSt Bride’s ChurchMusic by Matthew Martin, Phillip Cooke, and Bob Chilcott
6:00pm, Sunday 7 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Michael Emmerich, Sarah Cattley, Howard Skempton, Jonathan Dove, and Daniel Knaggs

Monday 8 May

1:10pm, Monday 8 MayOrgan RecitalSouthwark CathedralThe Organist and Director of Music of Southwark Cathedral, Peter Wright, performs a programme including music by Paul Drayton, Simon Preston and Jean Guillou
9:00pm, Monday 8 MayComplineSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Simon Brown, Anna Lush, Klaus Miehling and Joseph Phibbs

Tuesday 9 May

10:00am, Tuesday 9 MayLFCCM in OxfordMagdalen College, Oxford
10:00am, Tuesday 9 MayWelcomeMagdalen College, Oxford
10:30am, Tuesday 9 MaySeminar by the Revd Dr Jonathan Arnold, Dean of Divinity and FellowMagdalen College, OxfordThe Revd Dr Jonathan Arnold, Dean of Divinity and Fellow, opens 2017’s LFCCM in Oxford event day with a seminar entitled “Contemporary Church Music and Counter-Cultural Beliefs”.
1:15pm, Tuesday 9 MayLunchtime RecitalThe Queen’s College, OxfordThe LFCCM’s away day in Oxford continues with a lunchtime recital including music by James MacMillan, Cecilia McDowall, Rihards Dubra, Marco Galvani, Herbert Howells and David Bednall
2:30pm, Tuesday 9 MaySeminar by Dr Matthew Cheung-SalisburyUniversity College, OxfordDr Matthew Cheung-Salisbury, Stipendiary Lecturer in Music, continues 2017’s LFCCM in Oxford event day with a seminar entitled “True liturgy and music in the contemporary church”.
5:30pm, Tuesday 9 MayChoral EvensongKing’s College London
6:15pm, Tuesday 9 MayChoral EvensongMerton College, OxfordMusic by Matthew Martin, Ēriks Ešenvalds, and Richard Allain
7:00pm, Tuesday 9 MayPre-concert talkWorcester College, OxfordA pre-concert talk before the Festival’s LFCCM in Oxford evening concert to celebrate the 90th birthday of John Joubert
7:30pm, Tuesday 9 MayJohn Joubert 90th Birthday ConcertWorcester College, OxfordA programme of music by John Joubert in celebration of his 90th birthday

Wednesday 10 May

1:10pm, Wednesday 10 MayChoral EucharistKing’s College London
3:30pm, Wednesday 10 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by David Bednall, William Petter, Cecilia McDowall, William Cole, and Richard Pantcheff
5:30pm, Wednesday 10 MayChoral EvensongThe Temple ChurchMusic by Anthony Piccolo, Philip Moore, and Andrew Simpson
6:30pm, Wednesday 10 MaySung MassSt Matthew’s, WestminsterMusic by Anthony Caesar

Thursday 11 May

1:15pm, Thursday 11 MayChoral EucharistSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Michael Wolniakowski, Ian Gilbert Coleman, David Ho-Yi Chan, and Bryan Kelly
6:00pm, Thursday 11 MayChoral EvensongSt Marylebone Parish ChurchMusic by Paul Burke and Cecilia McDowall

Friday 12 May

5:00pm, Friday 12 MayPre-concert talkSt Pancras Parish ChurchA pre-concert talk before the Rush-Hour recital given by The Chamber Choir of University College London
5:30pm, Friday 12 May“Drop down ye heavens”: The Chamber Choir of University College LondonSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Judith Weir
6:00pm, Friday 12 May“Mother of God - Songs of Mary”: Promenade ConcertThe National GalleryA sequence of Marian motets by British composers, performed in the atmospheric surroundings of The National Gallery, with music by Francis Pott, John Tavener, Howard Skempton, Roxanna Panufnik, Cecilia McDowall, Gabriel Jackson, Gregory Rose and Kerry Andrew
7:00pm, Friday 12 MayImmersive Sound InstallationSt Luke’s Church, ChelseaAn immersive sound installation in St Luke’s Church, Chelsea, drawing material from the natural acoustics of the church and choir

Saturday 13 May

10:30am, Saturday 13 MayHymns Modern and ModernSt Pancras Parish ChurchA workshop on contemporary hymnody, led by Christopher Batchelor and the Choir of St Pancras Church, including new hymns from 2017’s Call for Scores, plus other contemporary offerings.
5:00pm, Saturday 13 MayChoral EvensongWestminster AbbeyMusic by Roxanna Panufnik, William Byrd, William Mathias, Jeremy Woodside, Jonathan Dove, and Judith Bingham
7:00pm, Saturday 13 MayPre-concert talkSt George’s Bloomsbury
7:30pm, Saturday 13 May“Mors et Resurrexit”: The Sarum Consort with Kin CollectiveSt George’s BloomsburyFour meditations on the life of Christ, with music by James MacMillan, Zoltán Kodály, Howard Skempton, Grace-Evangeline Mason, Gaetano Lorandi, Douglas Pew and Peter Foggitt

Sunday 14 May

10:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral EucharistSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Douglas Pew, Tim Ambler, Michael Wiener, Peter Foster, Gaetano Lorandi, Gabriel Jackson, and Mark Bellis
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral MatinsHM Chapel Royal, Tower of LondonMusic by Heinrich Schütz and Mark Gotham
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral MatinsHM Chapel Royal, Hampton Court PalaceMusic by Jonathan Dove, Matthew Martin, and Andrew Smith
11:00am, Sunday 14 MaySolemn MassSt Alban-the-Martyr, HolbornMusic by James MacMillan and Ronald Corp
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral EucharistHoly Trinity, Sloane SquareMusic by Phoebe McFarlane, Peter Foggitt, and Perotinus Magnus
11:00am, Sunday 14 MaySolemn MassSt Stephen’s Church, Gloucester RoadMusic by Howard Skempton
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral EucharistChrist Church, ChelseaMusic by Robin Burlton, Gareth Wilson, and James Walton
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayParish Mass with SermonSt Magnus the MartyrMusic by Ian Gilbert Coleman and Frank La Rocca
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral EucharistSt Marylebone Parish ChurchMusic by Gregory Rose, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, and Steven Grahl
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral MattinsThe Wren Chapel, Royal Hospital, ChelseaMusic by Michael Finnissy, William Petter, Roderick Williams, Jonathan Dove, and Iain Farrington
11:00am, Sunday 14 MayChoral MattinsChelsea Old ChurchMusic by Gareth Wilson, Andrew Macmillan, and Thomas Hewitt Jones
12:00pm, Sunday 14 MayLatin (Novus Ordo) Sung MassCatholic Church of SS Anselm & Caecilia, HolbornMusic by Gaetano Lorandi, Mark Gotham, and Ian Gilbert Coleman
12:30pm, Sunday 14 MaySolemn MassSt Mary of the Angels, BayswaterMusic by Herbert Howells, William Petter, and Michael Wolniakowski
3:15pm, Sunday 14 MayChoral EvensongSt Paul’s CathedralMusic by Samuel Bordoli
4:30pm, Sunday 14 MayThe Exon SingersSt George’s BloomsburyAn afternoon recital of choral music by contemporary British composers, with music by Howard Skempton, Matthew Martin, David Briggs, David Goodenough, Francis Jackson, Toby Young, Joseph Phibbs, Gabriel Jackson and Gareth Treseder, performed by The Exon Singers
5:45pm, Sunday 14 MayOrgan Recital by Matthew JoryszWestminster AbbeyMatthew Jorysz, the Assistant Organist of Westminster Abbey, plays a half-hour recital programme on the Abbey’s magnificent Harrison and Harrison organ, with music by Cecilia McDowall
6:00pm, Sunday 14 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Gail Randall, Francis Knights, Francis Grier, Francis Pott, and Randall Svane
6:30pm, Sunday 14 MayChoral EvensongAll Saints Church, BlackheathMusic by William Gormley and Huw Llewellyn Morgan