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November 26th, 2014 - BBC Radio 3 Broadcast of Choral Vespers

A service of Choral Vespers was broadcast live from Leeds Cathedral on Wednesday 26 November. The service was sung by the senior boys, girls and adult choir and led by Monsignor Philip Moger. The choir was directed by Benjamin Saunders, with organist Daniel Justin. The programme featured the first broadcast of a new magnificat by Oxford based composer John Duggan, which was written for the choir in 2014. The entire service can be heard again for the next six days on the Radio 3 Choral Evensong website using i-Player.

Organ Prelude: Celui qui a des oreilles, qu'il écoute from Cinq méditations sur l'Apocalypse (Langlais)
Introit: Laetatus sum (Scarlatti)
Hymn: Caeli Deus sanctissime (Gregorian)
Psalms: 62, 67 (Saunders)
Canticle: Colossians 1.12-20 (Roberts; Bevenot)
Reading: Philippians 2.1-11
Magnificat primi toni (John Duggan) (first broadcast)
Homily: Fr Philip Moger
Anthem: Insanae et vanae curae (Haydn)
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October 17th,2014- Bradford Catholic Boys Choir and Huddersfield Boys Choir sing Britten's War Requi

We join Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra for their performance of Britten's monumental War Requiem - a true choral masterpiece.

This spectacular work combines the text of the Requiem Mass with the searing poetry of Wilfrid Owen, and was written for the consecration of Coventry's new more >>

October 14th,2014- Music Department Newsletter for Autumn 2014

The music department newsletter for Autumn 2014 is now available as a download. It contains details of recent and forthcoming events together with information about the next broadcasts and CD releases. Also included is details of training workshops and a feature on members of the Diocesan Boys more >>

October 10th,2014- Bradford Catholic Girls Choir and Paco Pena Requiem for the Earth

Considered one of the world's greatest Flamenco artists, Paco Pena brings his astonishing flamenco company to Leeds Town Hall for this internationally-acclaimed production featuring the Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir.

Peña is one of the leading champions of the Flamenco tradition more >>

July 7th,2014- Autumn Programme Announced

The Summer Term concluded with the now traditional Boys and Girls Choir Festivals which bring the Diocesan Choirs together for Sunday morning mass and an afternoon concert of celebration. The Girls Festival was honoured by the attendance of renowned choral composer John Duggan, who had written more >>


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Mrs Peyee Chen
Music Administrator
Leeds Cathedral
Great George Street
Leeds LS2 8BE

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