Southern Cathedrals Festival at Winchester Cathedral | 10-14 July 2024

Chichester Cathedral Choir is delighted to join the choirs of Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals for the Southern Cathedrals Festival 2024, held at Winchester Cathedral. The Southern Cathedrals Festival offers a unique opportunity to enjoy music and take part in worship within the setting of three magnificent cathedrals.

The 2024 Festival will include:

Wednesday 10th July
9.00pm Festival Fringe, Pilgrims’ Hall

Thursday 11th July
5.30pm Welcome Service with Winchester Cathedral Choir
7.00pm Organ Recital ‘Phantom of the Opera’ by Jonathan Hope (Assistant Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral)
9.00pm Festival Fringe, Pilgrims’ Hall

Friday 12th July
10.00am Festival Mattins The Choirs of Chichester and Salisbury Cathedrals
11.30am Recital for Soprano and Piano St Lawrence’s Church, The Square
2.00pm Workshop: Come and Sing Fauré St Lawrence’s Church, The Square
2.00pm Talk by Katherine Dienes-Williams The United Church Jewry Street
4.30pm BBC Choral Evensong
5.30pm Patrons’ Reception The DeaneryGarden
6.30pm Performance Workshop: Fauré Requiem
7.45pm Concert Performance: Fauré Requiem with the girl choristers of Salisbury and Wincheser and the lay clerks of allthree cathedrals
9.00pm Festival Fringe

Saturday 13th July
11.00am Festival Eucharist
12.30pm Festival lunch Winchester Cathedral Refectory
2.00pm Outreach Concert with Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir and local schools
4.00pm Concert given by Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir
6.00pm Festival Concert, Philip Moore’s At the round earth’s imagined corners (commissioned for the 2011 Southern Cathedrals Festival) and John Rutter’s Winchester Te Deum

Sunday 14th July
10.00 Foundation Day Eucharist Services sung by Winchester Cathedral Choir
3.30pm Evensong

Visit Winchester Cathedral’s website for more information.