Monday, 18 June 2007

Hough Mass - Corpus Christi

Following the premiere of his Mass on the feast of Corpus Christi, the composer Stephen Hough attended a reception in Clergy House. His Mass setting was universally acclaimed, as spiritual, beautiful and acessible.

The Master of Music, Martin Baker, made a speech of appreciation. Martin always stresses that the Choir of Westminster Cathedral exists not only to sing the glorious historic repertoire of the Church, but also to commission new pieces from prominent composers.

A rare shot of Katrina, Martin's splendid PA, and the organising power behind many events. Katrina will be moving to the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in the summer, to work as a Pastoral Co-ordinator.

The Chairman of the Friends of Westminster Cathedral, Eddie Brittain, here chats to Fr Michael Durand, both seemingly lost in the mists of contemplation ...

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