Two Cities, One Voice: An Evening with the Choirs of Liverpool Cathedral and St Peter’s College, OxfordFeatured, Music — By admin on June 14, 2011 21:54
Tickets now on sale
Two Cities, One Voice: An Evening with the Choirs of Liverpool Cathedral and St Peter’s College, Oxford.
Liverpool Cathedral, Saturday 2nd July 2011, 19.30
The choirs of St. Peter’s College, Oxford and Liverpool Anglican Cathedral are to come together for a choral concert on Saturday 2nd July.
Two Cities, One Voice: An Evening with the Choirs of Liverpool Cathedral and St Peter’s College, Oxford, will help celebrate 100 years of the Liverpool Cathedral Choir and 50 years of the choir at St Peter’s , in aid of the Liverpool Cathedral Foundation. Tickets are now available from Liverpool Cathedral Shop (0151 702 7255) or online at www.cathedralshop.com
The programme will feature music by Bairstow, Harris, Britten, Naylor and Parry and will be directed by David Poulter (Director of Music, Liverpool Cathedral) and Dr. Roger Allen (Fellow and Tutor in Music at St Peter’s).
The Cathedral and St. Peter’s are joined in history as well as voice. St Peter’s College was founded by Bishop Francis James Chavasse (1846-1928), and his son Christopher Maude Chavasse (1884-1962), later Bishop of Rochester, who became the first Master of the college.
Bishop Francis James died in 1928. St Peter’s thus became a memorial to the much-loved Bishop, who was the inspiration and prime-mover behind the building of Liverpool Cathedral, and its second Bishop.
David Poulter said, “We are really looking forward to working with St Peter’s. It is especially apt that the Cathedral and St Peter’s are united through the figure of Bishop Chavasse and his passion to see both buildings completed, as this concert will build our relationship and the proceeds will be used to help ‘build’ the future of the Cathedral through the Cathedral Foundation.”
Tickets from www.liverpoolcathedral.org.uk
Cost £15 (£10 concessions, under 5s free). The deluxe package, which includes a three course meal, ticket, reception and exhibition on the history of the two choirs, is available for £35.
For more information on the concert or the Cathedral Foundation contact Fundraising Manager Rebecca Bentham on 0151 702 7226 Rebecca.email@example.com