Programme

WEDNESDAY 19 JULY

9.00pm FRINGE CLUB: RESPONSES AND IRRESPONSIBILITY

Join the Winchester musicians and friends for an evening entertainment of music, and a short play, presented with apologies to Jane Austen.

Festival Marquee: £12.50 inc. drink and a hot dog.

 

THURSDAY 20 JULY

2.15pm CONCERT: O SING UNTO THE LORD THE BOY CHORISTERS AND GENTLEMEN OF THE THREE CATHEDRALS

Monteverdi: Cantate Domino
Lotti: Crucifixus a8
Palestrina: Dum complerentur & Dum ergo essent
JS Bach: Komm, heiliger Geist BWV 651
Moore: All wisdom cometh from the Lord
Bairstow: Jesu, the very thought of thee
Jackson*: Benedicite in G
Vierne*: Impromptu (from the Pièces de Fantaisie)
Naylor: Vox dicentis
Brewer: Marche Heroïque
Parry: Blest pair of sirens

The Nave: £12/£15/£18

 

4.30pm CHORAL EVENSONG CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR

Rose: Evening Service in C minor
Tomkins: Almighty God, the fountain of wisdom

The Quire

 

6.00pm PATRONS’ RECEPTION

Complimentary for SCF Patrons only but must be booked in advance. A ticket is needed for this event.

Festival Marquee

 

7.00pm FESTIVAL ORGAN RECITAL  - SIMON JOHNSON - ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, LONDON

Simon Johnson, the Organist of St Paul’s Cathedral, presents a programme of music that includes one of the greatest masterworks of the 19th century repertoire.

JS Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543
JS Bach: from the Orgelbüchlein Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV 633 Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten BWV 642 from the Orgelbüchlein Project
Johnson: Wohl dem, der in Gottes Furcht steht (No 87)
Franck: Choral No 1 in E major
Holst arr Sykes: Uranus (from The Planets Suite)
Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm

    £14

9.00pm FRINGE CLUB: RESPONSES AND IRRESPONSIBILITY

Join the Winchester musicians and friends for an evening entertainment of music, and a short play, presented with apologies to Jane Austen.

Festival Marquee: £12.50 inc. drink and a hot dog.

 


FRIDAY 21 JULY

10.00am CHORAL MATTINS THE GIRL CHORISTERS AND LAY VICARS OF SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

Stanford: Te Deum in B flat
Sanders: Jubilate in B flat
Shephard: If you continue in my word

The Quire

 

11.30am CONCERT WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL JUNIOR CHOIR

In only its second concert, The Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir, directed by Keith Clark, is joined by young singers from around Hampshire for a light–hearted concert including both sacred and secular music.

United Church, Jewry Street: £8

 

1.00pm BUFFET LUNCH
Festival Marquee: £26.50

 

2.30pm FESTIVAL LECTURE WINCHESTER AND JANE AUSTEN

A talk by Professor Michael Wheeler looking at the enduring relationship between the author and the city.

Wessex Learning Centre: £10

 

4.30pm BBC CHORAL EVENSONG (PLEASE BE SEATED BY 4.15) THE BOY CHORISTERS AND GENTLEMEN OF THE THREE CATHEDRALS

Tarney: Festival Commission Howells: St Paul’s Service Howells: Like as the hart

The Nave

 

5.30pm SUPPER IN THE REFECTORY
£15.50

 

7.00pm HANDEL v HAYDN: THE WINCHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF 1800 THE GIRL CHORISTERS OF SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER WITH THE GENTLEMEN OF THE THREE CATHEDRALS

Dr Sam Carrasco takes us through the story of the Winchester Music Festival of 1800, at which Jane Austen is known to have been present. Music will include choruses from Handel’s Israel in Egypt and Messiah, Haydn’s Creation, with part-songs and glees from the Jane Austen Part Books along with piano music played on a 1795 Broadwood. There will be some audience participation.

The Nave: £13/£17/£22

 

9.00pm FRINGE CLUB: RESPONSES AND IRRESPONSIBILITY

Join the Winchester musicians and friends for an evening entertainment of music, and a short play, presented with apologies to Jane Austen.

Festival Marquee: £12.50 inc. drink and a hot dog.

 


SATURDAY 22 JULY

11.00am FESTIVAL EUCHARIST THE BOY CHORISTERS AND GENTLEMEN OF THE THREE CATHEDRALS

Preacher: Canon Jessica Martin, Ely Cathedral
Stanford: Festal Communion Service (including 1911 Coronation Gloria)
Bairstow: Let all mortal flesh keep silence
Mawby: Ave verum corpus

The Nave

 

1.00pm FESTIVAL LUNCH
Festival Marquee £31.00

 

3.00pm THE CLOSE GARDENS

Emma Sharpe, Winchester Cathedral’s Head Gardener, takes a tour round some of the Close Gardens, including No 1 and Wolvesey. Please see full festival programme for details. A free ticket is needed for this event.

 

4.30pm EVENING PRAYER (SAID)
Wolvesey Chapel

 

6.30pm  CONCERT THE CHORAL FOUNDATIONS WITH FLORILEGIUM

One of the great choral works in a performance that will use the entirety of the Cathedral space.
Monteverdi: Vespers (1610)

£20/£27