2015 York Minster

We will be singing at York Minster from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th August 2015. Music will be directed by Alex Berry (Assistant Organist Magdalen College Oxford), assisted by Nick Morris (Birmingham Cathedral) and Richard Leach (Royal College of Music). All the details are set out below. Please do contact us if you’d like to sing.


Programme

Monday 24 August

Evensong 5.15 pm

Director: Richard Leach
Organist: Daniel Mathieson

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Murrill in E
Anthem: ‘The Spirit of the Lord’ Elgar
Psalm: 91, 116 (St Bartholomew)
Hymn: NEH 213 (T 512)

Tuesday 25 August

Evensong 5.15 pm

Director: Alex Berry
Organist: Richard Leach

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Noble in A minor
Anthem: ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’, Fauré
Psalm: 119, vv.89-104

Wednesday 26 August

Evensong 5.15 pm

Director: Alex Berry
Organist: Nick Morris

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Tomkins 5th service
Anthem: ‘Christe, qui lux es et dies IV’, White
Psalm: 119, vv.145-160

Thursday  27 August (Dumb Day)

Friday 28 August

Evensong 5.15 pm

Director: Alex Berry
Organist: Nick Morris

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Gibbons Short Magnificat; Tye – Nunc dimittis
Anthem: ‘Abendlied’, Rheinberger
Psalm: 136

Saturday 29 August

Evensong 5.15 pm

Director: Richard Leach
Organist: Alex Berry

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Stanford in G
Anthem: ‘Blessed City, heavenly Salem’, Bairstow
Psalm: 143
Hymn: NEH 372

Sunday 30 August

Sung Eucharist 10.00 am

Director: Alex Berry
Organist: Richard Leach

Setting: Stanford – Coronation Gloria (score), Stanford in G
Motet: TBC
Hymns: NEH 285, 370 (T 456), 353, 306

Choral Matins 11.30 am

Director: Richard Leach
Organist: Alex Berry

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Te deum Stanford in B-flatBenedictus Stanford in B-flat
Anthem: ‘I sat down under his shadow’, Bairstow
Psalm: 119, vv.33-40
Hymn: NEH 414

Evensong 4.00 pm

Director: Alex Berry
Organist: Richard Leach

Responses: Clucas
Setting: Wood in F (Collegium Regale)
Anthem: ‘Vast Ocean of Light’, Jonathan Dove | Score Sample
Psalm: 119, vv.1-16
Hymn: NEH 243


Accommodation Arrangements

We will be staying in accommodation at York St John College. Please note that breakfast will be provided in the week but at the weekend we have been advised that the dining hall will be closed. There are no cooking/self-catering facilities associated with the accommodation.

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