September has arrived, and choral services have resumed at the Cathedral Church of All Saints and the University of King’s College Chapel. The Cathedral Choir, Chapel Choir and Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir, under the direction of Nick Halley and Paul Halley, have returned to the choir stalls to lend their voices to the great works of sacred music of the last half millennium.
The first Solemn Choral Eucharist of term at King’s College Chapel is Thursday, September 12 at 5 PM. The first weekly Choral Evensong is Wednesday, September 18 at 5 PM. These services continue weekly until the end of term, excepting the November study break. The Chapel Music Card lists the schedule of music for the term, including additional choral services.
Additionally, weekly chant services of Compline continue at the King’s Chapel on Monday and Tuesday nights at 9:30 PM. These services are sung by the Women’s and Men’s Compline Choirs, respectively.
Sunday services with the Cathedral Choir have resumed for the year. The Cathedral’s Sundays at Four series begins on September 22, with a Choral Evensong sung by Capella Regalis. The series comprises evensongs, concerts, and special services, held each Sunday at 4 PM.
The University of King’s College Chapel Choir sings at Choral Evensong every Wednesday and Choral Solemn Eucharist every Thursday at 5 PM. During Lent, Wednesday Evensongs take place at All Saint’s Cathedral, Halifax.
Services of Compline by candlelight are sung on Mondays at 9:30 PM by the Women’s Compline
Choir and on Tuesdays at 9:30 PM by the Men’s Compline Choir
Click here for a complete list of music for choral services in the Chapel from Epiphany until the end of Lent.
Paul Halley’s latest release (with Nick conducting the hot-shot Keramion Singers, Paul on the organ, Curtis Dietz on trumpet, Gina Dietz on French Horn, Tristan de Borba on Saxophone, and Erin Donovan on Timpani, recorded by the great John Adams) is also out and available!