Join us for Musical Evenings in March!
We are delighted to welcome two world class performers to The Chapel Royal on 19 and 28 March for evening concerts and tickets are now available from the Hampton Court Palace box office or by calling 0844 4827799. Come along and make an evening of it --supper and refreshments will be available for purchase before both concerts from 5:30 – 7:15 PM at the newly renovated Privy Restaurant at the Palace.
Wednesday 19 March, 7:45 PM – Christopher Herrick, Organ Recital
Christopher Herrick is an internationally acclaimed artist who performs regularly both as a soloist and with orchestras to enthusiastic audiences and critical acclaim throughout the world. Concert tours frequently take him to continental Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand. He is currently involved in playing the complete organ works of JS Bach in a series of 12 concerts at the Mariinsky Concert Hall in Russia from January to May 2014. We are grateful to Christopher for taking a break from his busy concert schedule to play at the Chapel Royal. The programme for the evening will include a selection of pieces from different composers ranging from Handel to Walton. For the full programme please click here. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear our recently overhauled Shrider –Hill organ at its very best! Tickets are £12 and can be purchased by clicking here.
Friday 28th March 2014, 7:45 PM - An Evening of Harp, Organ and Choral Works with The Choir of the Chapel Royal, featuring Hannah Stone, Harpist to HRH the Prince of Wales
Hannah Stone will perform a selection of solo works and will play together with the Hampton Court Chapel Royal Choir, conducted by Carl Jackson and Chapel
Royal organist, Rufus Frowde. The programme will include Cantique de Jean Racine by Fauré, The Waters of Love by Patrick Hawes and Quam Dilecta by Saint-Saens.
Hannah was appointed Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales in 2011 and has performed at many prestigious venues across
the world. During 2010 Hannah was a prize winner at the International Harp Competition in Caernarfon and at the Franz Joseph Reinl Competition in
Vienna. She was also appointed principle harpist with the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra for 2010, touring Europe throughout the summer,
working with many distinguished artists. To read more about Hannah you may visit her website at www.hannahstone.co.uk.
HRH The Prince of Wales has graciously made Hannah Stone available to play at the Chapel Royal in order to raise funds to train local school boys as royal choristers. This promises to be a truly magical event and we expect tickets to sell out quickly! Book now to enjoy an evening of harp, organ and choral music and make your own contribution to advance the musical education of talented youngsters. Tickets are £25 and can be purchased by clicking here.
The Chapel Royal is a living, vibrant church with heavenly music, located at the heart of the historic palace. Everyone is welcome to attend the sung religious services at The Chapel Royal or to visit the place where Kings and Queens have worshipped for centuries. Click here to see more.
Choral Matins or Sung Eucharist at 11AM and Evensong at 3:30PM are held every Sunday. The services are from The Church of England Book of Common Prayer. Those attending the Chapel for a service only do not pay the Palace entrance fee. Click here to see more.
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The Choral Foundation has been created to ensure that congregations and visitors continue to have the opportunity to experience the rich musical heritage of the Church of England, in what has been described as “the greatest Palace in Britain”. The initial objective is to secure £1.5 million, to support the present musical programme. Click here to see more.