Thomas Tallis, a play with music in Waltham Abbey

An exciting production is coming to the Abbey Church in Waltham Abbey later this month. Jessica Swale’s play, “Thomas Tallis”, is a portrait in both words and music of one of the town’s most famous ex-residents.  Tallis was organist and composer at the Abbey until its dissolution, and remains one of the country’s most celebrated […]

FCM’s 2019 Christmas Cards on Sale

Christmas is creeping up on us, but there’s still time to order your FCM Christmas cards! There are four super designs to choose from, each in a pack of 10 for a price of £4.75 per pack. This year, FCM is delighted to offer a Christmas card designed by a chorister.  The designer, Isaac (aged […]

Derby Composition Competition

Derby Cathedral and the Friends of Cathedral Music are inviting composers to submit a new setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, The Derby Service, to celebrate the FCM National Gathering at Derby in June 2020. The winning work will be premiered at Evensong on Sunday 14 June 2020 by Derby Cathedral Choir as part […]

FCM supports City of London Sinfonia Cathedrals Tour

In October 2019, City of London Sinfonia begins a tour of UK cathedrals, traversing the country from Truro to Liverpool in a programme entitled ‘The Fruit of Silence’. The Fruit of Silence invites audiences to experience incredible music and stunning architecture in intimate and immersive concerts with City of London Sinfonia at nine cathedrals around […]