DAY BY DAY IN THE PARISH OF GREAT ST BARTHOLOMEW

Monthly Church Diary & Music Notes
For diaries & and music notes for previous Sundays this church year, click here to go to our archive page


Except where indicated, all events take place in St Bartholomew the Great


Church Diary 20th to 25th
Mon 20th
       
Tue 21st
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
19:00 PCC Meeting at the Merrill Lynch Bank of America Financial Centre, Newgate Street
       
Wed 22nd
13:05 City Music Society Concert
ESTONIAN 99TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Mirjam Mesak soprano
Kristiina Rokashevich piano


 

Heino Eller Kellad (The Bells)
Eduard Tubin Sügise päikene (Autumn Sun)
Mart SaarTa tuli… (He came…)
Eduard TubinÕnne ootel (Waiting for happiness)
Mart Saar Latvade kõne (The Talk of the Branches)
Eduard Tubin Igatsus (Longing)
Mart Saar Tuule hõlmas, luule hõlmas (In the arms of the wind, in the arms of the poetry)
Puccini O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Liszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca S.161/5
Verdi Saper vorreste (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Granados Mira que soy niña (Canciones Amatorias)
Debussy La soirée dans Grenade (Estampes)
Granados Iban al pinar (Canciones Amatorias)
Johann Strauss II Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus)

City Music Society is delighted to collaborate with the Estonian Embassy in presenting this special extra concert during the Young Artists Series to mark the 99th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia. Estonian soprano Mirjam Mesak recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a First Class Honours Degree. She is continuing her studies on the Artist Masters Programme of the Guildhall School, under the tutelage of Professor Rudolf Piernay. Kristiina Rokashevich began piano lessons in Tallinn Music High School with teachers Ell Saviauk and Marko Martin and later she continued her education at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. In September 2010 Kristiina moved to London to study with Professor Joan Havill at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

  Supported by The Embassy of the Republic of Estonia

Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Thu 23rd
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in the The Less
       
Fri 24th
13:05 City Music Society Concert
ENGLISH YOUNG ARTISTS' SINFONIA
Robert Pepper conductor




Elgar Serenade for Strings Op.20
Grieg Holberg Suite Op.40
Holst St Paul's Suite Op.29 No.2

Growing out of the English Schools' Orchestra, founded by Robert Pepper in 1994, the EYAS is made up of outstanding instrumentalists, graduates of the ESO and many now pursuing professional careers in music.

Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Sat 25th
       

Go to Top


Sunday, 26th 2017, The Last Sunday after the Epiphany: Quinquagesima
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
09:30–18:30 Cloister Café open
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Setting: Missa Bell' Amfitrit' altera – Lassus
At the Offertory: Ave verum corpus – Byrd
Postlude: Toccata from Suite Gothique – Boëllmann
18:30 Choral Evensong, Sermon & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Evening Service in F – Dyson
Anthem: The Lord is my shepherd – Stanford
At Benediction: Tantum ergo – Widor  O salutaris – Jean-Baptiste Fauré
Postlude: Andante sostenuto, from Symphonie no 9 – Widor

Go to Top


Church Diary 27th to 4th
Mon 27th
       
Tue 28th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 1st ASH WEDNESDAY – The Beginning of Lent
Today is also celebrated as St David's Day in Wales
We wish everyone observing this a very good day
08:30 Holy Eucharist with Ashing in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney – Bishop's Chaplain
12:30 Ecumenical Liturgy of the Word with Ashing in The Less
18:00
Please note time
Solemn Choral Eucharist with ashing at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: Revd Jeremy Davies – The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney – Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Missa Emendemus in melius – Palestrina
At the Ashing: Miserere mei – Allegri
At the Offertory: Emendemus in melius – Byrd
       
Thu 2nd S. Chad, Bishop of Lichfield, 672
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
18:30 Psallite Women's Choir Concert
MARGOT LABOUREZ LES VIGNES (Arcadelt)
and other women's songs from 16th c. France and contemporary Iceland and Norway
Chansons by Lassus, Tournhout, Heurteur, Passereau
Andrew Smith – Regina caeli
Ivan Moody – Troparion of Kassiani
Karolina Eriksdottir – Úr árstíðasöngli
Renaissance dances played by Nancy Hadden – Renaissance Flute
J.S. Bach played by Anthea Lehmann – Cello
Click here to see Psallite Women's Choir's Facebook Page
(NB Facebook account required)
       
Fri 3rd
13:05 City Music Society Concert
RUISI QUARTET
Alessandro Ruisi violin
Guy Button violin
Asher Zaccardelli viola
Max Ruisi cello



Haydn Quartet No. 11 in D minor Op. 9 No. 4 Hob.III:22
Ravel Quartet in F

Winners of The Royal Philharmonic Society's Albert and Eugenie Frost Music Prize, and YCAT finalists in 2015, the Ruisi Quartet has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading British quartets of its generation, delivering performances that are 'strikingly immediate, committed and direct' (Chichester Observer, 2014). Founded in 2012 by brothers Alessandro and Max, the quartet performs regularly throughout the UK and Europe, including leading venues such as Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall and King's Place.

  Presented with the support of The Royal Philharmonic Society

Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Sat 4th
       

Go to Top


Sunday, 5th 2017, The First Sunday of Lent
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
09:30–18:30 Cloister Café open
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Setting: Messe Solennelle – Vierne
At the Offertory: O quam amabilis es – Villette
Postlude: Allegro from Symphonie II – Vierne
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Tomkins
Canticles: The Fifth Service – Tomkins
Anthem: Salvator mundi – Blow
Postlude: Voluntary in D minor – Stanley

Go to Top


Church Diary 6th to 11th
Mon 6th
       
Tue 7th Ss Perpetua & Felicity & their companions, Martyrs, 202
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 8th Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910
       
Thu 9th S. Gregory of Nyssa, c.394
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
18:00 Lent Group in the Cloister Café
##:## Placeholder
Placeholder
       
Fri 10th
13:05 City Music Society Concert
RCM WIND ENSEMBLE
Simon Channing director



Ibert Trois Pièces Brèves
Francaix 9 Pieces Caractéristiques
Mozart Serenade in E flat K 375

Renowned for the quality of its many ensembles, the Royal College of Music brings its Wind Ensemble for its annual concert for the Society.

Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Sat 11th
       

Go to Top


Sunday, 12th 2017, The Second Sunday of Lent
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
09:30–18:30 Cloister Café open
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns & Refreshments in St. Bartholomew the Less
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Setting: Missa Si ambulavero – de Monte
At the Offertory: Salva nos, Domine – Mouton
Postlude: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671 – Johann Sebastian Bach
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Martin Freeman
Responses: Ayleward
Canticles: The Fourth Service – Batten
Anthem: Lord let me know mine end – Greene
Postlude: Grave & Adagio (Sonata No. 2 in C minor) – Mendelssohn

Go to Top


Church Diary 13th to 18th
Mon 13th
       
Tue 14th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 15th
       
Thu 16th
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
18:00 Lent Group in the Cloister Café
       
Fri 17th S. Patrick's Day
We wish all those celebrating this day, especially in Ireland, a very happy day
13:05 City Music Society Concert
TRINITY LABAN STRING ENSEMBLE
Nic Pendelbury director
Ofer Falk violin

 

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major Op.4
J S Bach Violin Concerto in E major BWV 1042

From its base in Greenwich, the senior string ensemble of Trinity Laban Conservatoire brings two of the most popular works in the repertoire, with Ofer Falk, associate professor at TLC, soloist in the joyous, poignant and exuberant Bach concerto.


Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Sat 18th S. Cyril of Jerusalem, 386
       

Go to Top


Sunday, 19th 2017, The Third Sunday of Lent
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
09:30–18:30 Cloister Café open
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Revd Martin Freeman
Setting: Missa cosi estrema la doglia – Spontone
At the Offertory: Domine ne in furore tuo – Monteverdi
Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G minor – Brahms
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Evensong Service in F ‘Collegium Regale’ – Wood
Anthem: Wash me throughly – Wesley
Postlude: O Gott, du frommer Gott – Brahms

Go to Top


Church Diary 20th to 25th
Mon 20th S. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, 687
       
Tue 21st The Passing of S. Benedict, Abbot, c.550
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 22nd
11:45 The Haberdashers' Company:
The Goldern Lecture in St Bartholomew the Less
19:00 Brandenburg Festival:
The Choir of Royal Holloway College
Directed by Rupert Gough
in St Bartholomew the Great

The Choir of Royal Holloway will be joined by the Brandenburg Sinfonia to perform a condlelit evening concert in the stunning setting of the church of St Bartholomew the Great. The programme will include Arvo Pärt's Passio, Antonio Lotti's Crucifixus and Gregorio Allegri's Miserere mei.
       
Thu 23rd
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
18:00 Lent Group in the Cloister Café
       
Fri 24th
11:30 Marriage Blessing: Kawashima & Ichijima in The Great
13:05 City Music Society Concert
Ashley Fripp piano


Mozart Sonata No. 9 in D major K 311
Liszt Sposalizio (The Marriage of the Virgin) from 'Années de Pèlerinage Deuxième Année: Italie' S 161
Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit

British pianist Ashley Fripp frequently appears as soloist, chamber musician and concerto soloist in many of the world's most prestigious concert halls. He has won several national and international competitions and awards, including the Guildhall School Gold Medal and The Prince's Prize of The Musicians' Company.


Please note: the Cloister Café will be open before and after the concert for snacks, drinks, and hot food
       
Sat 25th The Annunciation of the Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Anniversary of the Foundation of the Priory Church, 1123
NB Tonight the clocks "spring forward" when 02:00 becomes 03:00
       

Go to Top


Please note: the clocks "spring forward" at 02:00 this morning!
Sunday, 26th 2017, The Fourth Sunday of Lent: Lætare Sunday – Mothering Sunday
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
09:30–18:30 Cloister Café open
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Setting: Messa di Gloria – Puccini
At the Offertory: O salutaris hostia – Rossini
Postlude: Final from Triptyche – Langlais
18:30 Choral Evensong, Sermon & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Responses: Clucas
Canticles: Evening service in G minor – Francis Jackson
Anthem: Geistliches Lied – Brahms
At Benediction: O Salutaris & Tantum ergo – Fletcher
Postlude: Rhapsody on a Ground – Statham

Go to Top


Church Diary 27th to 31st
Mon 27th
       
Tue 28th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 29th
       
Thu 30th
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
18:00 Lent Group in the Cloister Café
       
Fri 31st
       

Join our Online Community


To receive our weekly Email Newsletter with the week's calendar & notes about the Sunday music
please click this link


Click here to view our privacy policy



Key Dates in 2017


March
Wed 1st Ash Wednesday
08:30 Holy Eucharist in Lady Chapel
12:30 Ecumenical service with Ashing in The Less
18:00 Solemn Choral Eucharist with Ashing in The Great


Bookmark and Share
Copyright © St Bartholomew the Great 2009
Website by Joseph Dudley