First Performance of Hymn to the Creator of Light

On this day in 1992, the first performance of Hymn to the Creator of Light in Gloucester Cathedral.  John Rutter wrote this anthem for the dedication of the Herbert Howells memorial window in the Cathedral in 1992.

   

Stream Hymn to the Creator of Light

This piece, in an accompanied arrangement, forms part of John’s major work: The Gift of Life.

Stream the accompanied version here