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STANFORD SINGING BREAK at Queen’s College

Come and sing choral music by Charles Villiers Stanford in the magnificent setting of Queens’ College, Cambridge, in an exclusive weekend course to mark the centenary of the composer’s death

  • 12th July 2024 - 14th July 2024
  • 1:00 pm - 12:00 pm

The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) invites you to come and sing choral music by Charles Villiers Stanford in the magnificent setting of Queens’ College, Cambridge, in an exclusive weekend course hosted by RSCM Enterprises to mark the centenary of the composer’s death

There will be services of Evensong and Holy Communion, including the opportunity to sing Stanford’s glorious Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in A.

Stanford was organ scholar at Queens’ College, whose chapel will be the base for this course. Later, he was organist of Trinity College, and participants will sing in the beautifiul chapel there as part of the weekend’s events.

In addition:

  • A chance to view Stanford manuscripts in an exclusive session for members of the course
  • An informative lecture on the life and works of the composer, given by Stanford expert Jeremy Dibble
  • A special, illustrated organ recital given by Anthony Gritten, featuring Stanford organ works
  • Meals to share social time together, as well as time to explore the delights of Cambridge in summer.
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Facilities

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • WI-FI

Accessibility Facilities

  • Staff available to assist
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Did you know?

Part of Queen’s College, The Mathematical Bridge is something of an architectural feat, using exclusively straight pieces of timber to create an elegant arched appearance.