Choirs & Music at the Cathedral

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St George's Cathedral has a well-established musical tradition, with a diversity of styles represented at the different Masses, ranging from congregational hymns and Mass settings at the 10.00 Family Mass, through plainsong and polyphony at the 11.30 Solemn Mass.

The Cathedral Choirs sing at the Sunday morning Masses and on major events of the year, such as Advent, Christmas, Holy Week and Easter. Repertoire ranges from music by the medieval abbess St Hildegard von Bingen, through to 21st Century compositions by Cecelia McDowall and James MacMillan.


Department Contacts:


Church Music Links:


Music News highlights:

020 7202 2154

Jonathan Schranz
Director of Music

Frederick Stocken 
Organist & Assistant
Director of Music


Yvette Murphy
Organ Scholar




Organ Recitals

Comprehensive list of concerts.

RSCM Southwark & East Surrey

Website of the RSCM Southwark and East Surrey Area Committee

Society of St Gregory

The national society for liturgy and music in the Roman Catholic Church in Britain.

Jonathan Schranz
Our Cathedral Director of Music's website.

Frederick Stocken
Our Cathedral Organist's website, including contact details.

Norman Harper (organ recitals)
Our former Cathedral Director of Music's organ recital listings page.



Cathedral Choir Christmas CD
The Cathedral Choirs have produced a CD of Christmas music entitled: Christmas at St George’s. It costs £12 and is available to buy from the repository after the 10am and 11.30am Masses and online here:


"O Sacrum Convivium" 2017 CD
"O Sacrum Convivium" on Priory Records, can be purchased from the Cathedral for £12 plus P&P by clicking below:


Full Music news and events may be found on the News & Events pages.

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