Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Lessons and Carols: Sun 16th Dec at 5.00pm

Please do join us this Sunday evening at 5.00pm for a traditional service of Lessons and Carols at St Clement's Church. The service features beautiful choral music and favourite congregational carols by candlelight as we are taken on a journey from Isaiah's prophecies of The Messiah through to the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem and the Word Incarnate.

The music is supported by the joint choirs of St Clement's and The Orlando Singers. Mince pies and mulled wine (or apple juice) will be available after the service, and all are welcome.


Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Taizé Eucharist: Sun 9th Dec, 5.00pm

Join us this Sunday evening for the final Taizé service of 2018 at St Clement's. We're experimenting with a slightly different day and time with, this service joining the Contemplative Eucharist series and congregation at St Clement's.

We of course retain the same format, with a Taizé-style Eucharist for Advent, featuring prayers, chants, readings and silence in the beautiful, candlelit space of St Clement's. The service begins at 5.00pm, and all are welcome. We hope to see you there.


Monday, 26 November 2018

Sat 1st Dec: Handel's Messiah, part I (recital)

Join us this Saturday afternoon for the finale of this term's Lunchtime Recitals at St Clement's. The St Clement's Players will be returning, again under the baton of Karol Jaworski. They will be joined by a number of choirs, including the Choir of St Clement's, The Wren Choir, The Orlando Singers, and The Erasmus Chamber Choir, in a performance of Part I of Handel's Messiah.

With it's memorable choruses, arias, and powerful depictions of prophecy, angels appearing unto shepherds and the birth of Christ, it's a brilliant way to settle into the festive season on the eve of Advent. We do hope you are able to be there! The recital begins at 1.00pm, and as ever, entry to the recital series is free, with a retiring collection supporting our recital series, and also contributing to our Organ Redevelopment Fund. All are welcome.


Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Sat 24th Nov: Music from the Slavonic Tradition (recital)

This Saturday we welcome back the Cambridge University Recorder Ensemble to our recital series, where they will be performing a decidedly continental programme, with Music from the Slavonic Tradition.

The recital begins at 1pm, and as always, entry to the recital is free, with a retiring collection supporting the recital series, and contributing to the Organ Redevelopment Fund at St Clement's. We hope to see you there!


Friday, 16 November 2018

Sat 17th Nov: "Macabre" - Liszt, Ligeti and Scriabin; Lance Mok (recital)

This Saturday we welcome pianist and composer Lance Mok to our recital series at St Clement's. An accomplished performer, Lance has won performance prizes both in the UK and in Hong Kong. In 2017 he was also named the Firebird Young Composer of the Year by the London Firebird Orchestra.

At St Clement's, Lance will be presenting a programme titled "Macabre", featuring adventurous piano works by Liszt, Ligeti, and Scriabin. The recital begins at 1pm, and as ever, entry to the recital is free for all, with a retiring collection supporting the series and contributing to the Organ Redevelopment Fund at St Clement's. We hope to see you there!


Friday, 9 November 2018

Sat 10th Nov: Marcus Pyle, Viola (recital)

This Saturday we're excited to introduce Marcus Pyle to our recital series at St Clement's. A graduate of both the Royal Academy of Music in London, and the Julliard School of Music, winning multiple prizes and gaining the opportunity to perform at leading venues across the UK and US. As well as an accomplished performer, Marcus is heavily involved with music education, and bridges these two roles as a founder and CEO of the Chamberworks Summer Institute, a summer school dedicated to string music education for children across the US.

Marcus will be bringing an exciting programme of 20th and 21st century composers to St Clement's on Saturday lunchtime, with works by Vierne, Kramer, Bridge and Beach. The recital begins at 1pm, and as ever, entry to the recital is free, with a retiring collection taken to support the recital series and contribute to the ongoing Organ Redevelopment Fund at St Clement's. We hope to see you there!


Taizé Eucharist: Fri 9th November, 7.30pm

Please join us this Friday evening as we celebrate a Vigil Mass for St Martin of Tours. This quiet, reflective service will feature readings, prayer, Taizé chants and silence around the Eucharist. The service begins at 7.30pm and lasts about an hour; all are welcome, and we hope to see you there.