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Hereford Choral Society performance of Handel’s Messiah – 8th December 2018

There Hereford Choral Society gave a performance of Handel’s Messiah by candlelight in Hereford Cathedral. The soloists were Lorena Paz Nieto, soprano; Jess Dandy, mezzo; Ruari Bowen, Tenor; Malachy Frame, Bass. The orchestra was Marches Baroque led by Sharon Lindo and conducted by Geraint Bowen, the Director of Music at the Cathedral. The evening was […]

Flash Mob – Care for Heroes – Hereford – 8th December 2018

At 1:30pm in the Old Market in Hereford, what appeared to be casual Christmas Shoppers were transformed into a synchronised dance to publicise Herefordshire Council’s Care for Heroes programme to encourage people into the caring profession. It had been postponed once due to terrible weather. This time, the weather thought about doing the same but didn’t. I […]

Hereford Cathedral Choir in London – 4th December 2018

The Hereford Cathedral Choir, for the ninth year running, held its Advent Service at the Guards Chapel in London. The Service was attended by TRH the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. HRH the Duke of Gloucester laid a wreath at the Special Air Service memorial at the start. What followed included the great Advent hymns – Veni […]

Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols, Hereford Cathedral and unveiling ceremony of Portrait of Bishop Richard – 2nd December 2018

The Cathedral was packed for its Advent service. After what amounted to a short organ concert, a splendid procession wound its way through the Cathedral, pausing at the West door to sing the First Responsory of Advent Sunday in the office of Matins with music adapted by the late David Willcocks from a setting by […]