Sunday 19 March 6pm St Mary's
Festival Choral Evensong
Combined choirs of
St Mary’s Barnes and St Michael’s Barnes
Directed by Toby Ward and Laurence Williams
with Emily Ashby, Trumpet
Address by Revd Canon James Mustard,
Canon Precentor of Exeter Cathedral
Revd James Hutchings, Officiant
John Rutter For the Beauty of the Earth
Sumsion Evening canticles in G
Martin Neary Responses
Vaughan Williams Lord thou hast been our refuge
The service is preceded by a short performance by the Barnes Young Musician of the Year 2023 who was selected during the festival.
Join us for the final celebratory event of the Barnes Music Festival – Choral Evensong, sung by the combined choirs of St Mary’s Barnes and St Michael’s Barnes, conducted by their new Directors of Music Toby Ward and Laurence Williams. The address is given by Revd Canon James Mustard, Canon Precentor of Exeter Cathedral who has a degree in Music from Exeter University and followed a career as a freelance musician before training for ordination at Cambridge. He has since served in Norwich, Eaton Square and Barnet before returning to Exeter.
The service is followed by a reception to celebrate the festival to which all are invited.