On Friday July 15, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., the Choir of Christ’s College Chapel, Cambridge, UK, will sing a concert of music spanning five centuries at St. John the Evangelist Church, 61 Washington Street, Newport.
Professional choristers from the Choir School of Newport County and St. John’s Adult Choir will join Christ’s College Chapel Choir for Parry’s Blessed pair of mermaidssang at the 2011 royal wedding.
In addition to Parry’s major festival anthem, works performed will include Requiem by Herbert Howells and hymns by Tomkins, Gibbons, Elgar, Stanford, de Severac, Duruflé and Rachmaninoff.
Admission is by a $25 donation at the door.
This tour is made possible by local hosts and the Bruce & Teddi Shaw Memorial Fund for Choral Music, honoring their decade of bringing English choirs to St. John’s.