Sidney Sussex Chapel Choir to perform at Trinity

The Chapel Choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, England will be in Staunton over Independence Day Weekend. There will be three times to hear this prestigious choir sing. The choir will perform a concert at Trinity on Friday, July 3 at 7 p.m., will serve as guest choir at the Sunday morning 10 a.m. service and will sing Evensong at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 5. Repertoire includes Byrd, Palestrina, Gabrieli, Croft, Parry, Howells, Holst, and Whitacre.

Trinity is proud to host this choir in addition to their other venues this summer which includes Carnegie Hall, Virginia Theological Seminary, the National Cathedral in D.C., and more.

Sidney Sussex College rose from the ruins of the Cambridge Greyfriars in 1596 and has long been a nest for professional musicians. Currently resident in the College is Dr Christopher Page (1991), founder and former director of the multi-award-winning Gothic Voices, and Dr David Skinner (2006) who is director of the early music ensemble Alamire, and Sidney’s first Director of Music.

Nursery and handicap access are available. Free admission.