Following the announcement on Monday 16th March by the UK Government advising the public not to attend theatres, clubs and restaurants, the JCS Trustees have decided to postpone forthcoming concerts on April 2nd [Pimlico] and April 25th [Claygate] and its trip to St Endellion in Cornwall at the beginning of May. Ticket...
Click this link to hear the JCS sing ‘Praise the Name of the Lord’ – as set by Rachmaninov in his Opus 37 – the ‘All Night Vigil’ Photos of JCS by Carol Hartfree and of the recording session by Christopher Williams
*** Because of the current and rising health concerns relating to public events, the JCS Trustees have with regret decided to postpone our performance on Thursday 2nd April. We are most grateful to all the performers and our supporters for their understanding in taking this decision***
As part of the JCS collaboration with sight-impaired instrumentalists, we are joined by flautist Kate Risdon and pianist Fergus Black in our 2nd April concert at St Gabriel’s Pimlico. Kate Risdon is a founder member of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s BSO Resound Ensemble, which became the first disabled-led ensemble to perform at the BBC...
In ‘Towards the Light’ we explore music for Passiontide, setting works of the late Renaissance alongside music by 20th century and contemporary composers. In the Catholic liturgy, the offices of Tenebrae (Darkness) were specially celebrated in the three days leading up to Easter and were a combination of Matins and Lauds. The Responsories were...