LFCCM 2018:

Saturday 12 May – Sunday 20 May 2018

2018’s nine-day programme from 12 – 20 May featured concerts in London, an away day in Cambridge, six new commissions including a brand new musical setting of the entire order of compline, and premiere performances in services across London from our increasingly international Call for Scores.

Review LFCCM 2018

LFCCM 2018 included 72 events between Saturday 12 May and Sunday 20 May 2018.

Saturday 12 May

7:00pm, Saturday 12 MayPre-concert TalkSt Pancras Parish ChurchA talk before the Festival’s opening concert, given by Diana Burrell and Gregory Rose.
7:30pm, Saturday 12 MayDiana and Gregory at 70St Pancras Parish ChurchOpening concert by The LFCCM Festival Singers, with music by Diana Burrell and Gregory Rose

Sunday 13 May

10:00am, Sunday 13 MayChoral EucharistSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Frank La Rocca, Richard Nye, Jonathan Dove, and Alison Willis
10:00am, Sunday 13 MayParish EucharistSt Giles’ Cripplegate ChurchMusic by William Walton, Grayston Ives, and Tim Knight
10:00am, Sunday 13 MayFamily MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by James MacMillan, John Rutter, and Timothy Craig Harrison
10:30am, Sunday 13 MaySolemn MassWestminster CathedralMusic by James MacMillan
10:30am, Sunday 13 MayHigh MassSt James’s Sussex GardensMusic by Marco Galvani
10:30am, Sunday 13 MayParish EucharistHampstead Parish ChurchMusic by Marco Galvani and Peter Foggitt
11:00am, Sunday 13 MayParish EucharistAll Saints, Margaret StreetMusic by Andrew Gant and Dan Locklair
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySolemn High MassSt Paul’s Church, KnightsbridgeMusic by Gabriel Jackson, Arvo Pärt, and James MacMillan
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySunday ServiceUnion ChapelMusic by Alexander Campkin, The Ben Comeau Ensemble, John Coltrane, Masashi Fujimoto, and Olivier Messiaen
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySung MassSt Patrick’s, Soho SquareMusic by James MacMillan and Frank La Rocca
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySung EucharistChrist Church, ChelseaMusic by Gareth Wilson and Nicholas Walker
11:00am, Sunday 13 MayParish EucharistSt George’s, Hanover SquareMusic by Ronald Corp, Grayston Ives, and Simon Preston
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySung EucharistSt Margaret’s Church, Westminster AbbeyMusic by James MacMillan, Gareth Treseder, and Alastair Putt
11:00am, Sunday 13 MayChoral EucharistSt Marylebone Parish ChurchMusic by Paul Mealor and Bertie Baigent
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySung Parish MassSt James Church, West HampsteadMusic by Ronald Corp and David Barton
11:00am, Sunday 13 MaySolemn High MassSt Magnus the MartyrMusic by Marco Galvani and Harley Jones
11:00am, Sunday 13 MayHigh MassSt Mary’s Bourne StreetMusic by George Oldroyd, Peter Philips, and Matthew Hall
11:30am, Sunday 13 MaySolemn MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Norman Harper, Frederick Stocken, and Cecilia McDowall
12:30pm, Sunday 13 MaySolemn MassSt Mary of the Angels, BayswaterMusic by Gaetano Lorandi, Masoud Nekooei, and Michael Praetorius
3:30pm, Sunday 13 MayChoral EvensongHM Chapel Royal, Hampton Court PalaceMusic by William Mathias and Philip Moore
4:45pm, Sunday 13 MayOrgan RecitalSt Paul’s CathedralTom Bell plays a varied programme of contemporary organ music including St Paul’s Shipwreck by Geoffrey Alvarez.
6:00pm, Sunday 13 MayChoral EvensongHampstead Parish ChurchMusic by Mark Bellis, Michael Praetorius, Oscar Ridout, and Martin Bussey
6:00pm, Sunday 13 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Christopher Upton, Christopher Hutchings, Tim Ambler, James D’Angelo, Gabriel Jackson, and Mark Bellis

Monday 14 May

6:00pm, Monday 14 MayChoral EvensongSt Michael, CornhillMusic by William Byrd, Rhiannon Randle, and Gerald Finzi
8:30pm, Monday 14 MayNight Prayer: Compline RenewedSt Pancras Parish ChurchThe Lacock Scholars present the premiere performance of Night Prayer: Compline Renewed by Ben Rowarth

Tuesday 15 May

1:15pm, Tuesday 15 MayLunchtime RecitalSt Mary-at-Hill ChurchA lunchtime programme of choral music, including music by Frank La Rocca and Alison Willis
1:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayLFCCM in CambridgeGonville and Caius College, Cambridge
1:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayWelcomeGonville and Caius College, CambridgeWelcome at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
2:00pm, Tuesday 15 MayTowards 50/50: programming new liturgical music by women composersGonville and Caius College, CambridgeAn afternoon seminar at Gonville and Caius College that explores the topic of women composers. Led by Dr Geoffrey Webber, with Dr Edward Wickham, Stevie Wishart, Joanna Marsh and Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Held in The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
5:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongSt Mary-le-StrandMusic by Kerensa Briggs and Robert Keeley
5:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongKing’s College, Cambridge
6:15pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongClare College, CambridgeMusic by Harry Castle, Joshua Pacey, Graham Ross, Sigurður Sævarsson and Toby Hession
6:15pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongTrinity College, CambridgeMusic by William Mathias, John Tavener, Richard Shephard, Michael Berkeley, Robert Parsons, Richard Marlow and J S Bach
6:15pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongGonville and Caius College, CambridgeMusic by Julian Anderson and Cheryl Frances-Hoad
6:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayChoral EvensongRobinson College, CambridgeMusic by Alex Glynn, Humphrey Clucas, Anthony Gray, Ben Finn, and Jeremy Thurlow
8:30pm, Tuesday 15 MayNight Prayer: Compline RenewedSt Cuthbert’s ChurchThe Lacock Scholars present a second performance of Night Prayer: Compline Renewed by Ben Rowarth

Wednesday 16 May

1:10pm, Wednesday 16 MayChoral EucharistSt Mary-le-StrandMusic by Rhian Samuel and Gregory Drott
3:30pm, Wednesday 16 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Edmund Jolliffe, Miriam Mackie, Phillip Cooke, Judith Bingham and Robin Holloway
6:30pm, Wednesday 16 MayChoral EvensongSt Matthew’s, WestminsterMusic by Humphrey Clucas, Anthony Caesar, and Martin How

Thursday 17 May

1:00pm, Thursday 17 May“Songs of Suffrage”: Promenade ConcertThe National GalleryRecital at The National Gallery by The LFCCM Festival Singers, with music by Judith Bingham, Rebecca Clarke, Cecilia McDowall, Diana Burrell, Judith Weir, Ethel Smyth and Roxanna Panufnik
1:15pm, Thursday 17 MayOrgan RecitalSt Pancras Parish ChurchDouglas Tang performs a recital showcasing the Festival’s organ commissions as well as recent submissions from Call for Scores, including music by Diana Burrell, Michael Berkeley, Gregory Rose, Alison Willis, Mark Bellis and Robin Holloway
5:30pm, Thursday 17 MayChoral EvensongSt Marylebone Parish ChurchMusic by John Rutter and Howard Goodall

Friday 18 May

5:00pm, Friday 18 MayPre-concert TalkSt Pancras Parish ChurchA talk before the Festival’s Rush Hour Recital, given by John Woolrich and Howard Skempton.
5:30pm, Friday 18 MaySetting the SealSt Pancras Parish ChurchRush Hour Recital by University College London Chamber Choir, with music by John Woolrich, Howard Skempton and William Walton

Saturday 19 May

10:30am, Saturday 19 MayRSCM Come and Sing with Bob ChilcottRegent HallA day of singing Bob Chilcott’s music, including A Little Jazz Mass, Five Passion Hymns and The Real of Heart, at The Regent Hall in Oxford Street, led by the composer.
5:00pm, Saturday 19 MayChoral EvensongWestminster AbbeyMusic by Jonathan Harvey
7:00pm, Saturday 19 MayPre-concert TalkSt Pancras Parish ChurchA talk before the Festival’s Gala Concert, given by Professor Owen Rees and Dr Christopher Batchelor.
7:30pm, Saturday 19 MayLoss and LamentationSt Pancras Parish ChurchGala Concert performed by The Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford, with music by David Bednall, Cecilia McDowall, Herbert Howells and John Tavener

Sunday 20 May

10:00am, Sunday 20 MayChoral EucharistSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Daniel Knaggs, Sebastian Forbes, and Michael Berkeley
10:00am, Sunday 20 MayFamily MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Nicholas O’Neill, Thomas Tallis, and Johann Sebastian Bach
10:00am, Sunday 20 MayParish EucharistSt Mary-at-Finchley Parish ChurchMusic by Paul Ayres and Bob Chilcott
10:15am, Sunday 20 MaySung EucharistSt John the Baptist, WimbledonMusic by Richard Nye
10:30am, Sunday 20 MayChoral EucharistSt George’s BloomsburyMusic by Alison Willis
10:30am, Sunday 20 MayParish EucharistHampstead Parish ChurchMusic by John Taverner and Philip Godfrey
10:30am, Sunday 20 MayParish CommunionSt John the Evangelist, RedhillMusic by Harley Jones and Peter Foster
11:00am, Sunday 20 MaySunday ServiceUnion ChapelMusic by Cathy Eastburn, Masashi Fujimoto, and Olivier Messiaen
11:00am, Sunday 20 MayChoral EucharistThe Queen’s Chapel of the SavoyMusic by Anthony Caesar, Peter Foster, and Francis Jackson
11:00am, Sunday 20 MayChoral EucharistHoly Trinity, Sloane SquareMusic by Kenneth Leighton, Gregorio Allegri, and Philip Stopford
11:00am, Sunday 20 MayHigh MassAll Saints, Margaret StreetMusic by Daniel Knaggs and Paul Spicer
11:00am, Sunday 20 MayChoral MattinsThe Temple ChurchMusic by Kenneth Leighton, Franz Josef Haydn, Ashton Thomas, and Carl Rütti
11:00am, Sunday 20 MayChoral Mattins leading into Choral EucharistSt Mary Abbots Parish ChurchMusic by Mark Uglow, William Petter, and Nicholas O’Neill
11:30am, Sunday 20 MaySolemn MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Nicholas O’Neill, Thomas Tallis, and Johann Sebastian Bach
12:30pm, Sunday 20 MaySolemn MassSt Mary of the Angels, BayswaterMusic by Douglas Mews, Sarah Cattley, and Christopher Upton
1:00pm, Sunday 20 MayLunchtime RecitalHM Chapel Royal, Hampton Court PalaceFlautist Emma Halnan presents a programme featuring works by Katherine Hoover, Wil Offermans and Peter Maxwell Davies.
3:00pm, Sunday 20 MayConfirmation MassSt George’s Cathedral SouthwarkMusic by Norman Harper, Peter Hurford, John Bertalot, Patrick Larley, and Dieterich Buxtehude
3:15pm, Sunday 20 MayChoral EvensongSt Paul’s CathedralMusic by Michael Walsh, Peter Gritton, and William Byrd
3:30pm, Sunday 20 MayChoral EvensongHM Chapel Royal, Hampton Court PalaceMusic by Gabriel Jackson and Brian Chapple
5:30pm, Sunday 20 MayChoral EvensongSt Bride’s ChurchMusic by Matthew Martin, Kerensa Briggs, and Richard Peat
6:00pm, Sunday 20 MayChoral EvensongHampstead Parish ChurchMusic by Ed McCauley, William Petter, Marco Galvani, and Peter Foggitt
6:00pm, Sunday 20 MayChoral EvensongSt Pancras Parish ChurchMusic by Marco Galvani, Robert Hanson, Philip Moore, Ian Gilbert Coleman, and Diana Burrell