There have been some very happy days recently, including an inspiring Choral Evensong from the choir of St John the Divine Kennington at Selwyn College chapel in Cambridge; the premieres of Lead, kindly Light and A Pilgrim’s Prayer at Worcester Cathedral; and a chat with old friend David Wordsworth about choral composition and composers as part of the Three Choirs Festival.
The calendar for Autumn and Winter 2021 is getting busy once more with concerts and singing days. John would be delighted to see you at one of his upcoming appearances – see below for details.
Saturday 18 September, 2pm-5pm: John Rutter Singing Day – Southend-on-Sea (UK)
Saturday 2 October, 10am: John Rutter Singing Day – Soest (Netherlands)
Thursday 18 November, 7.30pm: John Rutter Conducts Mozart’s Requiem – St Paul’s Cathedral (UK)
Thursday 9 December, 3pm and 7.30pm: John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration – Royal Albert Hall (UK)
Saturday 18 December, 2pm-5.30pm: John Rutter Singing Day – Coventry Cathedral (UK)
Monday 20 December, time tbc: Bath Camerata Christmas Concert (UK)
The world premiere of John’s latest composition, Three Shakespeare Songs, will take place at St George’s Cathedral in Southwark (London, UK) on Saturday 13 November.