Choral Classics – Celebrating Candlemas
Wednesday 1st February 2023

We hope you enjoy this recording of Choral Classics this week celebrating the Feast of Candlemas. Join us in church every Wednesday lunchtime at 12.30pm if you are able for twenty five minutes of sublime music in our beautiful building. Stay afterwards for our informal Community Choir rehearsals. Please support the ministry of St Stephen Walbrook by making a donation at this link if you are able.

The Choral Scholars of St Stephen Walbrook
Directed by Olivia Tait, Conducting Fellow
Accompanied by Phoebe Tak Man Chow, Organ Scholar
Introduced by Reverend Stephen Baxter, Parish Priest

Hail Gladdening Light – John Stainer
O thou that art the light – Gabriel Jackson
Reading – Candlemas, Cardinal John Henry Newman
Nunc dimittis – Gustav Holst, arr Imogen Holst
Reading – The Queen of bliss and of beauty – Mediaeval Carol for Candlemas
Ecce beatam lucem – Jonathan Dove
The Lord is my light – Brad Nix