SACS 75th Anniversary Season flyer 2019

75th Anniversary Season

Founded in 1944, St Albans Choral Society marks the start of its 75th anniversary season with a special concert in St Albans Cathedral


Saturday 23rd November 2019 – Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, 7.30pm


St Alban and the Martyrs


Claire Seaton soprano ∙ Michael Burke baritone

Carl Heap narrator

Orchestra Nova Brass and Ensemble

St Albans High School Junior Chamber Choir ∙ Choir of Alban City School

St Albans Choral Society

Marko Sever organ

George Vass conductor

The programme features:

  • The world premiere of The Martyrs’ Call: A Cantata in Stone, by
    Richard James Harvey, inspired by the statues of the Seven Martyrs by
    sculptor Rory Young, which were installed in the medieval niches of the
    Cathedral’s nave screen in 2015. The cantata was commissioned by the
    late Lady Jean Maitland, Rory Young’s aunt, and her family
  • The first performance in the Cathedral of Liz Lane’s The Story of St Alban,
    with a narrator and a specially invited chorus of St Albans schoolchildren
    joining the choir
  • John Rutter Gloria 

More information on our e-flyer – St Albans eflyer 2019 1-2a

Tickets available from early September 2019.