DAILY SUNG SERVICES
The music department at Southwark Cathedral comprises boy choristers, girl choristers, and six professional lay clerks. They can be heard singing services most days of the week, with the conducting and playing shared between Ian Keatley (director of music), Simon (assistant director of music & sub-organist), and James Gough (assistant organist & music administrator).
To find out more information, including what music is being sung, view the monthly music list here.
Sunday 14 January 2024
A devotional performance of Olivier Messiaen’s powerful and evocative cycle ‘La Nativité du Seigneur’. The nine meditations of this iconic work form a commentary on the Christmas story, from the shepherds and angels, through to the concept of the divine and the mystery of the incarnation. The performance, given by Simon Hogan, will last around an hour, and is free to attend.
MUSIC FOR LUNCH
Saturday 20 January 2024
Siglo de Oro, directed by Patrick Allies and accompanied by Simon Hogan, perform a programme of contemporary music.
RESIDENCY AT CHRIST CHURCH
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
13 - 18 February 2024
The Cathedral Singers of Christ Church, Oxford, with director Hilary Punnett and organist Simon Hogan, return for their half term residency. They'll be singing Evensong each day at 6.05pm, and Sunday Eucharist at 11.05am.
Monday 26 February 2024
Thirty minutes of free organ music on the magnificent organ of Southwark Cathedral.
St Bride's Fleet Street
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Music of our time
JAM returns to St Bride’s Church for its annual Music of Our Time concert opening the 2024 season. Celebrating the vibrant and fascinating work of UK composers today, it is always thrilling, challenging and exciting, but never alienating. Performers include The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge, Onyx Brass, Simon Hogan and Michael Bawtree.
See www.jamconcert.org for more information.