Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir

  • 10 July 2017

    Cathedral Choir Trip to Cambridge


    On Thursday 6 July, our Cathedral Choristers and music students enjoyed a trip to Cambridge in glorious sunshine.

    Our Cathedral Choir had the privilege of singing Evensong at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.  It was an honour for our choristers to be guests at the annual Evensong sung by the combined forces of King’s and St John’s (Cambridge) in the world famous chapel of King’s College Chapel.

  • 18 June 2017

    Cathedral Choir Sings Live on BBC Radio 4


    Click here to listen to the Sunday Worship broadcast on BBC iPlayer.

    Mr Dominic Neville:

    “Many congratulations to all our choristers and colleagues for their magnificent singing in the live broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 18 June 2017.  Our boys and girls sang a beautiful selection of music before an audience of 1.6 million and the repertoire for this special service on Father’s Day included music by William Byrd, the Magdalen Nuptial Mass by Dr David Neville and the premiere of a newly composed anthem by Director of Music, Mr Dominic Neville.” 

  • 24 May 2017

    Cathedral Choristers take part in CSA Sports and Evensong Day at Salisbury Cathedral


    On Wednesday 24 May, the boy and girl cathedral choristers enjoyed the annual Choir Schools Association Sports and Evensong Day hosted by Salisbury Cathedral. The boys and girls had a wonderful day and played valiantly against teams representing the cathedrals of Bristol, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Llandaff, Truro, Wells, Winchester and Tewkesbury Abbey.

    The glorious sunshine held out all day, and a busy afternoon of sport culminated in a joint Evensong in the magnificent setting of the cathedral, with well over 150 cathedral choristers taking part. 

  • 6 May 2017

    Spring Concert

    Cornerstone Concert 5 May 2017

    On Friday 5 May, St John’s College Concert Orchestra and The Cathedral Choir were joined by Belgian choir, Musart, at The Metropolitan Cathedral and Cornerstone for the annual Spring Concert.

    In the first half, audiences enjoyed a programme of choral music from the Renaissance to the present day, featuring joint and individual performances by The Cathedral Choir and the visiting choir, Musart.

    The concert then moved across the road to the beautiful surroundings of The Cornerstone, where the award-winning Concert Orchestra performed a stunning programme of Beethoven ‘Eroica’ Symphony (first movement), Bach Double Violin Concerto and Shostakovich Festive Overture.

    Please click here to view the concert programme.

  • 23 March 2017

    Cathedral Choir Concert – Handel Messiah

    Cathedral Choir performs at Westminster Abbey cropped

    Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir gave an outstanding performance of Parts 2 and 3 of Handel Messiah under the direction of Dominic Neville, with soloists from the choir and members of the St John’s College Concert Orchestra.

    Please click here to view the concert programme.

  • 17 December 2016

    Cathedral Choir Sings for HRH Prince Charles

    HRH Prince of Wales Opens Cornerstone at Cardiff.

Photo Chas Breton.

    On Friday 16 December, it was a great honour for the Cathedral Choir to sing a selection of carols for His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, at the official opening of The Cornerstone.

    Prince Charles was remarkably warm in his praise of the Cathedral Choir and all that has been achieved at St John’s College. 

    It was on the David Neville Gallery, named in honour of our Founding Principal, that the Cathedral Choir performed Dr Neville’s arrangement of Silent Night for His Royal Highness.

  • 29 November 2016

    Cathedral Choir Christmas Concert


    The Cathedral Choir and Chamber Orchestra of St John’s College commenced the Christmas season with a superb concert at St David’s Hall today.  A large and appreciative audience was treated to a delightful selection of music for Advent and Christmas culminating in three carols by John Rutter with orchestral accompaniment.

  • 6 November 2016

    High Profile Civic Service


    On Sunday 6 November, the Cathedral, Choir and the Archbishop of Cardiff hosted a civic service for Councillor Monica Walsh, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of Cardiff.

    It was a pleasure to welcome representatives from a number of local organisations including Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, the High Sheriff of South Glamorgan, the President of the Consular Association, the Secretary General of the Muslim Council for Wales, the Naval Regional Commander of Wales and Western England, the Lord Mayor’s Chaplain, representatives of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cancer Research Wales, and representatives of the Lord Mayor’s Council. 

    Following on from Thursday’s outreach project, Mr D. Neville commented: “It was wonderful to welcome and collaborate with choristers from Corpus Christi High School.  Congratulations to all the choristers of the combined choirs for the magnificent music on Sunday. The two anthems by John Rutter were performed with great beauty and sensitivity, and particular congratulations to everyone for the impressive singing in the national anthems and descants.”

  • 4 November 2016

    Cathedral Choir Outreach Project

    It was a pleasure to welcome pupils from Corpus Christi High School for a joint workshop at St John’s College in preparation for the high profile Civic Service at the Cathedral on Sunday 6 November.

    Mr D. Neville said, “The choristers of the two choirs sang so well together, and many congratulations to all our visitors from Corpus Christi for their beautiful and impressive singing.”

  • 2 October 2016

    Gala Concert


    On Sunday 2 October, the Cathedral Choir joined the Concert Orchestra, Brass Ensemble and soloists of St John’s College to offer a stunning array of music that delighted a capacity audience at the Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall, at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

    Please click here to view the concert programme.