Winchester Cathedral Choir

Also known as Choir Of Winchester Cathedral, Choir Of Winchester Cathedral, The, Winchester Cathedral Choir, The
Members of Winchester Cathedral Choir: Christopher Robson, David Hill, Donald Sweeney, Geraint Watkins (3), Julian Podger, Stephen Layton, Stephen Roberts (2), Timothy Pride
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Discography of Winchester Cathedral Choir:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Cathedral Music 20 Audio 1992 Hyperion
2 Christmas Carols From Winchester Cathedral 11 Audio 1972 Hallmark Records
3 The Golden Age Of English Cathedral Music 10 Audio 1983 ASV
4 Handel Messiah Highlights 11 Audio 1984 ASV
5 Thunder Entered Her 6 Audio 2001 Virgin Classics
6 Christmas Fantasy 14 Audio London Records
7 Anthems 14 Audio 1995 Hyperion
8 Anthems By Orlando Gibbons 15 Audio 2007-05-25 Helios
9 Christmas Carols 14 Audio 1973 Philips
10 Thunder Entered Her 2 Audio 1994 Virgin Classics Digital
11 Coronation Music 9 Audio 1977 Pye Nixa
12 Euge Bone - Peccavimus 15 Audio 2001 Hyperion
13 Krönungsmesse / Coronation Mass, K 317 • Vesperae Solennes De Confessore, K 339 2 Audio 1993 L'Oiseau-Lyre
14 O Clap Your Hands 11 Audio 1992 Argo Records (2)
15 Missa Salve Intemerata 15 Audio 2001 Hyperion


Professional choir based at [l305642], in Hampshire. It comprises 22 boy choristers (aged 8-13) and 12 permanent adult male singers (lay clerks), who sing eight services a week.

The Cathedral also runs a girls’ choir (founded in 1999 and composed of 20 girls aged 12-17), a chamber choir (consisting of 25-30 singers of all ages and complementing the main choirs outside choir term time) and a nave choir (formed in 2007 and made up of around 40 singers drawn from the Cathedral congregation, who sing at services that fall outside those covered by the main choirs).

Since 2002, the Director of Music is [a2355450], assisted by George Castle since September 2012. Former directors include [a1468659] (October 1849-1865), [a1850223] (1949-1972), [a456699] (1972-1988) and [a288386] (1988-2002).


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