Calendar of Liturgies & Choral Music 2018-2019
 

The current Calendar of Liturgies and Choral Music through Ash Wednesday of 2019; in January the calendar for the remainder of the year will be posted.

Unless otherwise specified, the Family Mass at 9 a.m. is sung by the Choir of Boys and Girls, and the High Mass at 11 a.m. by the mixed Parish Choir of adults.

Please note that Choral Evensong, normally including Benediction, is sung on the first Sunday of most months, and that afternoon services are held at 4 p.m.

Also note that Low Mass is said each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. in the Lady Chapel. To see previous years' Music Schedules see Archived Music Schedules.

 

Sunday, September 9: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Homecoming Sunday)

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Derek Holman (b. 1931)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in G, Opus 81 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
I was glad – Leo Sowerby (1880-1968)
Lay up for yourselves – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Sunday, September 16: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
A Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester – L. J. White (1831-1913)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Everett Titcomb (1884-1968)
I love the Lord – Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)
He that shall endure to the end (Elijah) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Sunday, September 23: The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Litany to the Holy Spirit – Peter Hurford (b. 1930)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Mass in F – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Be still, my soul – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
Jesu, the very thought is sweet – Wood

Sunday, September 30: The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Teach me, O Lord – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Qual donna – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1623)
Geistlisches Lied – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Teach me, O Lord – Byrd

Sunday, October 7: The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Through all the world below – arr. Robert Lehman (b. 1960)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
O Lord our Governor – Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Sing, my soul – Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

Choral Evensong, 4 p.m.
Salve Regina – Katie Burk (b. 1990)
Preces & Responses – Hancock
Evening Service in E minor – Searle Wright (1918-2004)
Prayer of St. Francis – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

Sunday, October 14: The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Cantata 147) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Office of Holy Communion (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
O thou that camest from above – Philip Lawson (b. 1957)
Where your treasure is – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Sunday, October 21: The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
When I’m afflicted, poor, and low – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis F-dur, KV 192 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Greater love hath no man – John Ireland (1879-1962)
Ave verum corpus – Mozart

Sunday, October 28: St. Simon and St. Jude

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Let saints on earth in concert sing – Alan Ridout (1934-1996)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis (1996) - McNeil Robinson (1943-2015)
Os justi – Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
These are they which follow the Lamb – John Goss (1800-1880)

Friday, November 2: All Souls’ Day

Solemn Requiem Mass, 7 p.m.
Messe de Requiem, Opus 48 – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Sunday, November 4: The Solemnity of All Saints’

Family Mass, 9 a.m. 
With congregational setting and hymns

Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m. (Sung by Combined Choirs)
Missa Sancti Pauli – Stanley Vann (1910-2010)
And I saw a new heaven – Edgar Bainton (1880-1956)
O quam gloriosum – William Byrd (1543-1623) 

Solemn Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Salve Regina – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Preces & Responses – Martin Neary (b. 1940)
Evening Service in E-flat, No. 2  Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Give us the wings of faith – Sir Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)
O salutaris Hostia – Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)

Sunday, November 11: The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Give almes of thy goods – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-c. 1573)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis – Andrea Gabrieli (1532/33-1585)
If we believe – John Goss (1800-1880)
Give almes of thy goods – Tye

Sunday, November 18: The Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Commitment Sunday)

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
I will worship – Sir George Dyson (1883-1973)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Alme Pater – Andrew Millington (b. 1952)
Expectans expectavi – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Here, O my Lord – Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)

Thursday, November 22: Thanksgiving Day

Sung Mass, 10 a.m.
With congregational setting and hymns

Sunday, November 25: The Feast of Christ the King

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Christ, whose glory fills the skies – Richard Shephard (b. 1949)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Resurrectionis – Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs) – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Dignus est Agnus – Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)

Sunday, December 2: Advent Sunday

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
The eyes of all wait upon thee – Sir William Harris (1883-1973)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in A minor – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
People, look East – arr. Harry Bramma (b. 1936)
The eyes of all wait upon thee – Harris

A Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols, 4 p.m.
Matin Responsory – Philip Ledger (1937-2012)
Come, thou long-expected Jesus – Robert McCormick (b. 1978)
People, look East – arr. Stephen Carraciolo (b. 1962)
The Cherry Tree Carol – arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
There’s a voice in the wilderness crying – arr. Craig Phillips (b. 1961)
Tell out, my soul – David Hurd (b. 1950)
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)
Vesper Responsory – Ledger

Sunday, December 9: The Second Sunday of Advent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
There’s a voice in the wilderness crying – arr. Craig Phillips (b. 1961)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in G – Phillips
I waited for the Lord – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Never weather-beaten sail – Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

Sunday, December 16: The Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete)

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Zion hears the watchmen’s voices (Cantata 140) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa super Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – J. C. F. Fischer (c. 1656-1746)
Never weather-beaten sail – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
O Emmanuel – Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)

An Advent Pageant, 4 p.m.
With congregational hymns and People, look East – arr. Craig Phillips (b. 1961)

Sunday, December 23: The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Ave Maria – Simon Lindley (b. 1948)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Hardwick Mass – Gary Davison (b. 1961)
I sing of a maiden – Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)
Advent Prose – Plainsong, Mode I

Monday, December 24: Christmas Eve

A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, 4 p.m.
I wonder as I wander – Carl Rütti (b. 1949)
The Lord at first did Adam make – arr. Stephen Cleobury (b. 1948)
Jesus Christ the apple tree – Stanford Scriven (b. 1988)
For unto us a child is born (Messiah) – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
The seven joys of Mary – arr. William Whitehead (b. 1970)
The Blessed Virgin’s Cradle Song – Sir Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
Welcome, all wonders – Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
What sweeter musick – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Choral & Organ Prelude, 10:30 p.m.

Solemn High Mass of the Nativity, 11 p.m.
(with instruments)
Missa ad praesepe – George Malcolm (1917-1997)
Quelle est cette odeur agréable? – arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
O magnum mysterium – Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)

Tuesday, December 25: Christmas Day

Choral High Mass of the Incarnation, 10 a.m.
Missa Princeps Pacis – William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982)
In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke (1888-1976)
Ding dong! merrily on high – arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Sunday, December 30: The First Sunday after Christmas Day

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Love came down at Christmas – John Rutter (b. 1945)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Mass of the Quiet Hour – George Oldroyd (1887-1956)
Love came down at Christmas – Rutter
The blessed Son of God – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Sunday, January 6: The Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Little Lamb, who made thee? – William Bradley Roberts (b. 1947)

Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa brevis C-dur, K. 220 (Spatzenmesse) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
O leave your sheep – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
No small wonder – Paul Edwards (b. 1955)

Solemn Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Alma Redemptoris Mater – Giovanni Pierlugi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Preces & Responses – Richard Ayleward (1626-1669)
Evening Service in D – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Bethlehem Down – Peter Warlock (1894-1930)
O salutaris Hostia (setting in F) – Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Sunday, January 13: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
O how amiable – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Morus – Elliot Z. Levine (b. 1948)
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – John Gardner (1917-2011)
Jesus autem hodie – Peter Hallock (1924-2014)

Sunday, January 20: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Ye servants of God – arr. Henry Coleman (1888-1965)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in D – Sir Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
Cantique de Jean Racine – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
I sat down – Bairstow

Sunday, January 27: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
God is our hope and strength (Cantata 24) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in B minor – T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)
The Spirit of the Lord (The Apostles) – Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
From the rising of the sun – Sir Frederick A. G. Ouseley (1825-1889)

Saturday, February 2: The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Candlemas)

Blessing of Candles & Solemn High Mass, 11 a.m.
Nunc dimittis (Evening Service in G) – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Missa Sancti Thomae – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
Quam dilecta tabernacula tua – Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Maria wallt zum Heiligtum – Johannes Eccard (1553-1611)

Sunday, February 3: The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Love one another – S. S. Wesley (1810-1876)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in F – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
Though I speak with the tongues of men – Sir Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
O Light of light, love given birth – Peter Pindar Stearns (1931-2016)

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Ave Regina coelorum – Peter Philips (c. 1560-1628)
Preces & Responses – Martin Neary (b. 1940)
Evening Service in A-flat – Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
O Trinity of blessed light – John West (1863-1929)
O salutaris Hostia – Andrew Fletcher (b. 1950)

Sunday, February 10: The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Christ is the world’s true Light – W. K. Stanton (1891-1978)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in D – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
I saw the Lord – Sir John Stainer (1840-1901)
O Lord, increase our faith – Henry Loosemore (c. 1600-1670)

Sunday, February 17: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
Blessed are the pure in heart – Sir Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Missa Dies sanctificatus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Christ our Passover – Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Sunday, February 24: St. Matthias the Apostle

Family Mass, 9 a.m.
Give us the wings of faith – Mark Blatchly (b. 1960)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Communion Service in D-flat – T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
Let the people praise thee, O God – William Mathias (1934-1992)
O quam gloriosum – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Sunday, March 3: The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Family Mass, 9 a.m. (Sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)
O for a closer walk with God – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Choral High Mass, 11 a.m.
Messe solennelle – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Christ, whose glory fills the skies – T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
O nata lux – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Choral Evensong & Benediction, 4 p.m.
Ave Regina coelorum – Francisco Valls (c. 1665-1747)
Preces & Responses – Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
Evening Service in C – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Seek him that maketh the seven stars – Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
O salutaris Hostia – Sir Sydney Nicholson (1875-1947)

Wednesday, March 6: Ash Wednesday

Choral High Mass, 7 p.m.
Missa Quarti toni – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Psalm 51 – Plainsong with fauxbourdons by Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Emendemus in melius – William Byrd (1543-1623)
Haste thee, O God – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637)