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Saturday 21st March 2020, 7.30pm*

*Following advice from the Church of England, the Cathedral and Derby Bach Choir have jointly decided to postpone this performance. Tickets will be valid for the next Derby Bach Choir performance at the Cathedral, on Saturday 21st November. For ticket queries please contact Foulds Music Store or www.derbybachchoir.com  

Conductor Richard Roddis

Organist Alex Binns

Fauré's Requiem is paired with the later Missa Brevis by Hungarian composer Kodály - here in the version with organ accompaniment.  Derby Bach Choir is delighted to welcome Cathedral Director of Music, Alex Binns for this performance.

Tickets: £20/£16/£10, Students £5 and accompanied under 16s FREE. Tickets available from the Derby Bach Choir website, or Foulds Music Store.

Wednesday 25th March 2020, at 7.30pm*

Information on ticket refunds will follow shortly.  Ticket holders will be contacted by Sinfonia Viva

Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Thea Musgrave Green

Pergolesi Stabat Mater

Conductor

Frank Zielhorst

Join Grammy-nominated and RPS Award winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva, for an extravagantly elegant programme featuring one of the most recognisable pieces of music ever created in Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. An instantly recognisable piece used in TV and film, the serenade is one of the most enduringly popular of all of Mozart's works.

Thea Musgrave's Green simmers with tension and energy in a provocative exploration of power and influence. Exploring its themes through the tangible power of sound, it is a piece that has to be experienced live in the wonderful acoustics of Derby Cathedral.

Pergolesi’s passionately dramatic Stabat Mater features rocketing live soprano and alto vocal performances, that light the musical fireworks for this stunningly rich and immersive performance.

 

Friday 27th March 2020, 6.10 pm*

*Due to the ongoing situation surrounding Covid-19, QUAD and the Cathedral have taken the decision to postpone this screening as we feel it is in the best interests of our customers, staff and community. If you had purchased a ticket for this event the QUAD Box Office will contact you shortly.

Grease Is The Word!

Sandy, a wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton John) and leather-clad Danny, enjoy their summer nights romance but can their relationship handle the hard glare of the 1950s high school. It’s Pink Ladies, T Birds and Greased Lightning in this rock 'n' roll musical.

Building on the success of QUAD’s ongoing partnership with Derby Cathedral, we are proud to present a series of screenings of musical classics in the historic surroundings of the Cathedral nave. Following the sellouts of A Muppet Christmas Carol and Home Alone at Christmas, get your groove on as these are sure to sell out in a hurry!

Doors open at 5.30 pm, fim starts at 6.10 pm and finishes at 8.00 pm

Tickets £11 adults, £9 concessions (U16, CEA, 16-25, Members), available from Derby QUAD www.derbyquad.co.uk/cathedrals or 01332 290 606

Friday 27th March 2020, 8.40 pm*

*Due to the ongoing situation surrounding Covid-19, QUAD and the Cathedral have taken the decision to postpone this screening as we feel it is in the best interests of our customers, staff and community. If you had purchased a ticket for this event the QUAD Box Office will contact you shortly.

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!”

Drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as she spends summer in a holiday camp and falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze).

Building on the success of QUAD’s ongoing partnership with Derby Cathedral, we are proud to present a series of screenings of musical classics in the historic surroundings of the Cathedral nave. Following the sellouts of A Muppet Christmas Carol and Home Alone at Christmas, get your groove on as these are sure to sell out in a hurry!

Doors open at 8.20 pm, fim starts at 8.40 pm and finishes at 10.20 pm

Saturday 28th March, 6.15 pm

*Due to the ongoing situation surrounding Covid-19, QUAD and the Cathedral have taken the decision to postpone this screening as we feel it is in the best interests of our customers, staff and community. If you had purchased a ticket for this event the QUAD Box Office will contact you shortly.

Based on the true tale of the life of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman stars Hugh Jackman as the legendary figure alongside an all-star cast including Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson.

Building on the success of QUAD TECH:SQUAD’s ongoing partnership with Derby Cathedral, we are proud to present a series of screenings of musical classics in the historic surroundings of the Cathedral nave. Following the sellouts of A Muppet Christmas Carol and Home Alone at Christmas, get your groove on as these are sure to sell out in a hurry!

Doors open at 5.45 pm, fim starts at 6.15 pm and finishes at 8.00 pm

Saturday 4th April 2020, 7.30pm*

The Derby Choral Union Committee has taken the unfortunate unanimous decision to cancel their forthcoming Spring Concert planned for 4th April in response to the evolving events surrounding the COVID-19 virus outbreak. They will shortly be issuing refunds to all those who have purchased tickets in advance. For ticket queries please contact www.dcu.org.uk

Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle (Little solemn mass) was written in 1863, possibly at the request of Count Alexis Pillet-Will for his wife Louise to whom it is dedicated. The composer, who had retired from composing operas more than 30 years before, described it as "the last of my péchés de vieillesse" (sins of old age).  

The extended work is a missa solemnis, but Rossini labelled it, not without irony, petite (little).

Conducted by Derby Choral Union Music Director Paul Provost.

 

Friday 10th April 2020, 7.00pm*

*Ticket holders will be refunded automatically via ticketsource to the original payment card.

Derby Cathedral Choir
The Heart of England Orchestra
Richard Roddis - Evangelist
Alexander Binns - Director

Come and hear Bach's monumental masterpiece sung by the Cathedral Choir in German on the evening of Good Friday.

 

Saturday 2nd May 2020*

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and following government guidelines the event scheduled for 2nd May has now been moved to Saturday 12th September.
Those that had already registered will be contacted shortly by the charity.

 

Event Details:

This is your chance to abseil 212 ft down the Derby Cathedral!  The challenge is terrifying, the cause rewarding. Are you up for it?

The abseil benefits both the When You Wish Upon a Star Uk charity and Derby Cathedral. Adventurous participants will climb the 189 steps of the tower before taking on the descent from the top of the Cathedral. 

Secure your place today: email alexa.wigfield@whenyouwish.org.uk or call us on 0115 979 1720.

We will support you with fundraising advice and ideas to help you achieve your fundraising target.

Click on the link below to download a booking form now! 

WYWUAS Abseil Booking Form 020520

Complete and return by email to alexa.wigfield@whenyouwish.org.uk or by post to:  When You Wish Upon a Star, Head Office, Futurist House, Valley Road, Nottingham, NG5 1JE

All proceeds from this event are split 50/50 between us and Derby Cathedral.

Saturday 2nd May, 7.30pm*

*With regards to the Covid-19 situation and following guidance from the government this performance has been rescheduled to take place on Friday 11th September. Tickets already purchased will remain valid for the rescheduled performance. Any audience members wishing to exchange their tickets for an alternative London Concertante date at an alternative venue should contact them directly on info@candelightconcerts.co.uk.

Should you require a refund for the proposed date then please do get in contact, using info@candelightconcerts.co.uk. At this difficult time, we would ask that you consider donating your ticket to London Concertante, and any donations would be gratefully received.

Event details:

Programme:

Bach - Violin Concerto in A minor

Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor

Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Vivaldi - Four Seasons

UK based chamber ensemble London Concertante has a reputation for being one of the most dynamic and versatile groups in the UK today.The ensemble continues to create captivating and compelling concert experiences for their audience – through their bold programmatic choices, high calibre of musicianship, and commitment to producing exhilarating performances. More than half of the attendees of London Concertante performances are first-time classical concert goers, reflecting one of the ensemble’s core values: that classical music should be accessible. London Concertante strives to create a concert experience where high-quality music can be enjoyed by a range of individuals; contributing to a larger, more inclusive culture. This is reflected in their musical output – the ensemble regularly performs up to and over one hundred concerts per year, making it the busiest ensemble of its kind in the country.  With their numerous recordings reaching great critical acclaim, the ensemble has continually been regarded as one of the finest groups in Europe since its founding in 1991.

Tickets available via Ticketsource

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 14th  June 2020 by Derby Cathedral Choir as part of the Gathering. 

An award of £1000 and the possibility of the work being published by Encore Publications will be given to the composer of the winning entry!

For details of how to submit your entry, please see the attached flier. 

Saturday 23rd May 2020, 7.30 pm*

*We are working with the CityMusic to confirm a future date to bring them to Derby. More information to follow.

The incredible musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic by candlelight in the stunning Derby Cathedral.  Enjoy selections of the world's greatest classical music with timeless works by the monumental composers, Handel, Bach, Chopin, and Vivaldi. 

Piccadilly Sinfonietta
Martyn Jackson (violin and guest leader)
Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)

Programme:
Bach's Air on a G String
Handel's Concerto Grosso in C minor
Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2
Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Tickets are priced at £32/£25/£15 and are available by phone: 0333 666 3366 or via the TicketSource website

For ticket enquiries please contact Zachary on tickets@citymusicpromotions.co.uk 

The Weekly News will be available again when the Cathedral reopens to the public. For the latest communication from the Cathedral check out The Flag, our online newsletter.

Cathedral Music Scheme, please click here to download.

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