Ely Cathedral to host choral music debut tour

PUBLISHED: 16:24 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:24 20 February 2013

City of London Sinfonia

City of London Sinfonia


A NEW piece of choral music will be performed in Ely Cathedral by the City of London Sinfonia in May, when the orchestra will play alongside the cathedral choir and organist.

The new piece - Countless and wonderful are the ways to praise God - has been written by British composer Gabriel Jackson, whose choral works and liturgical pieces are in the repertoire of many of Britain’s leading choirs.

To help fund the new music, the Sinfonia has launched a crowd funding campaign called Gabriel’s Angels, aimed at raising £6,000.

The campaign invites people to invest in the new piece of choral music that will be performed to over 10,000 people across the country, by giving anything from £5 to £250.

Donors will also be able to track the progress of the commission online through a dedicated web page. Donations can be made online, by post or at City of London Sinfonia concerts.

City of London Sinfonia will play the new work in Ely Cathedral on May 6 at 7.30pm, ticket details will be available shortly.

Visit www.justgiving.com/gabrielsangels to help fund the new music.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ely Standard. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ely Standard