Three Choirs Festival 2021

Discover a world of choral and orchestral masterpieces in the beautiful setting of Worcester Cathedral as we return to our residency at Three Choirs Festival.

Photo from Three Choirs Festival
Cathedral concert at Three Choirs Festival, seen through a window shaped like a clover

Duruflé Requiem

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir

  • Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
  • Williams Sea Sketches
  • Duruflé Requiem
Worcester Cathedral

Drawing of Gaspard the Fox running through grass, buildings in the background
Family concert

Gaspard's Foxtrot

Alice Farnham – conductor
Zeb Soanes – author/narrator
James Mayhew – live illustration

  • Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, arr. David Matthews
  • Jonathan Dove Gaspard's Foxtrot (world premiere concert performance)
Rogers Theatre, Malvern

Photo of Philharmonia cellist Timothy Walden

Britten: Saint Nicolas

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Joshua Ellicott – tenor
Worcester Cathedral Choir

  • Dobrinka Tabakova Centuries of Meditations
  • John Rutter Visions
  • Britten Saint Nicolas
Worcester Cathedral

Photo of cellist Guy Johnston

Howells and Gibbs

Samuel Hudson – conductor (Ireland and Howells)
Adrian Partington – conductor (Gibbs)
Guy Johnston – cello
Božidar Smiljanić – baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Ireland The Forgotten Rite
  • Howells Cello Concerto
  • Gibbs Symphony No. 2
Worcester Cathedral