All Things Bright and Virtual:

A Celebration of Hymns

4 March 2021


We’re delighted to be a partner with Self-Isolation Choir for ‘All Things Bright and Virtual’, a celebration of hymns with introductions from Stephen Fry, Sir Bryn Terfel, Libby Purves OBE, John Rutter CBE, Alexander Armstrong, Katherine Jenkins OBE, Wynne Evans MStJ and Harry Christophers CBE, led by Ralph Allwood MBE. 

Whether you are a keen singer or you have never sung before, here’s an opportunity to enjoy learning how to sing eight of the most stirring hymns accompanied by the mighty organs of eight cathedrals and churches in the UK and the US. Do join us! All proceeds from the project will be shared between three charities supporting choral music: Cathedral Music Trust, The Choral Evensong Trust, The Royal School of Church Music  and The Rodolfus Foundation.

Find out more from Ralph Allwood, Choral Director of this unique project:

The project begins 25 March and runs until 7 April, culminating in a virtual concert performance on 29 April. All those who sign up to join Self Isolation Choir for this project shall learn eight hymns together, each played on the organ of the following great cathedrals and churches:

1. Guide me, O Thou Great Redeemer from Llandaff Cathedral, Wales, with organist Stephen Moore
2. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind from Peterborough Cathedral, England, with organist Tansy Castledine
3. Come Down, O Love Divine from Washington Cathedral, USA, with organist Tom Sheehan
4. All My Hope on God is Founded from Belfast Cathedral, Northern Ireland, with organist Matthew Owens
5. Love Divine All Loves Excelling (to Blaenwern) from Liverpool Cathedral, England, with organist Ian Tracey
6. How Shall I Sing That Majesty from Salisbury Cathedral, England, with organist John Challenger
7. Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory from All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with organist Clive Driskill-Smith
8. All Creatures of our God and King from St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England, with organist Simon Johnson


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