Diocese of Rochester 2004

A Year of Celebration  & Mission

 

Special events are being organised to mark 1400 years of worship and some of the musical events are listed below:

 

13 – 15 February - Friends of Cathedral Music National Gathering in Rochester

(Concert by past and present choristers in the Cathedral on Saturday 14 February at 7.30).

 

13 March and 22 May – 7.30 in the Cathedral. Celebrity Organ Recitals. Funds are being sought for these events and the KCOA has agreed to help sponsor them.

 

24 June - 5.30 Choral Evensong for the dedication of the new fresco in the north transept (the first to be painted in an English Cathedral for 800 years).  A new anthem has been commissioned from John Tavener.

 

24 July – Evening concert in the Castle grounds to include singers from Choral Societies in the diocese.

 

30-31 October – Association of Cathedral Voluntary Choirs (hosted by Rochester Cathedral Special Choir). About 150 singers from 10 choirs singing Evensong (Sat) and Eucharist (Sun).

 

8 Feb, 7 March, 4 April, 2 May, 13 June 11 July, 12 September, 17 October – 4.30 to 5.30 in the Cathedral. Great Organ Works.

 

Other events include an exhibition in the Guildhall, 2004 Roadshow, “A Rochester Mystery” (play by Rev. Tony Powell) and Lectures. See website (rochester.anglican.org) or contact the KCOA Secretary for further information.

 

 

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