BBC Radio Broadcasts from St George’s Chapel

BBC Radio Broadcasts from St George’s Chapel

Two Services broadcast on Sunday 6 June (BBC Radio 4) and Wednesday 9 June (BBC Radio 3) were recorded in St George’s Chapel last month. Both Services touch lightly on the fact that the week marks the centenary of the birth of the late Duke of Edinburgh whose funeral took place in St George’s Chapel in April.

On Sunday 6 June a service of Sung Mattins will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 8.10am. The service was recorded in St George’s Chapel last month.  The preacher is the Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner, KCVO.  The Order of Service is as follows:

Welcome (the Succentor – The Reverend Jonathan Coore),
Let all the all the world in every corner sing (Luckington),
Confession & Absolution,
Preces & Responses (Radcliffe),
Psalm 100,
First lesson 1 Samuel 8: 4-11 (read by the Canon Precentor – the Reverend Canon Martin Poll),
Benedictus in C (C V Stanford),
Second lesson 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 (read by HRH The Countess of Wessex),
The Call (Vaughn Williams),
Creed,
Responses,
Collects,
Prayers (led by the Canon Steward – the Reverend Canon Dr Mark Powell),
Guide me, O thou great redeemer (Cwm Rhondda),
Sermon click here to open sermon pdf (the Dean of Windsor –  the Right Reverend David Conner),
Blessing,
National Anthem,
Organ voluntary Nun danket alle Gott (played by Organ Scholar Alex Trigg).

Director of Music James Vivian, Assistant Director of Music Luke Bond.

After the broadcast the service can be listened to again for up to four weeks via https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qnds

 

The Right Reverend David Conner in the Nave of St George’s Chapel
St George’s Chapel choir in rehearsal

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Wednesday 9 June Evensong will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 3.30pm. The service was recorded in St George’s Chapel last month. The programme will be repeated at 3pm on Sunday 13 June

Introit: Mother of God, here I stand (Tavener),
Responses: Smith,
Psalm 113 (Atkins),
First Lesson: Isaiah 61 vv.1-3,
Magnificat (Finzi),
Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 2 vv.1-12,
Nunc dimittis: Stanford in C,
Anthem: Give unto the Lord (Elgar),
Voluntary: Psalm-Prelude Set 2 No 3 ‘Sing unto him a new song’ (Howells).

Director of Music James Vivian, Assistant Director of Music Luke Bond.

After the broadcast the service can be listened to again for up to four weeks via https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006tp7r

BBC Radio vans outside St George’s Chapel
In rehearsal for the broadcasts

 

 

 

 

The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.