November 17, 2018

Following three years of raising £250,000 for the Minster Organ Restoration Appeal, we celebrated the arrival of the newly-restored organ with an Organ Inaugural Concert on Saturday 17thNovember – and what a fantastic occasion it was! The Whitgift Chamber Choir joined...

November 14, 2018

After a break of more than 40 years, the BBC returned to Croydon Minster for a live broadcast of Choral Evensong, featuring the Minster Choir under the direction of the Minster's Organist and Director of Music, Ronny Krippner. Music included Martin How's A Prayer of St...

September 24, 2017

St. Bartholomäus-Kirche, Marktredwitz.

Samstag 28. Oktober 2017 - 17 Uhr

Konzert zur Präsentation der neuen CD "Orgelmusik aus Böhmen - gespielt auf historischen Orgeln des Egerlandes". 

Mit Werken von J. C. F. Fischer, J. F. N. Seger, J. Hagius Redwitzensis and J. vom Br...

July 22, 2017

„I had frequently been told, that the Bohemians were the most musical among all the nations.” Charles Burney (1773)

Yesterday, we finished recording a new CD with organ music from Bohemia, played on historical organs from the Egerland region. Not many people nowadays ar...

June 13, 2017

Whitgift has partnered with the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble (ECSE) to record a new album of Tudor music.

Director of Choral Music, Mr Ronny Krippner, directed the Croydon Minster Choir of Whitgift School and the ECSE, with whom the School enjoys a long and succes...

November 12, 2016

Monteverdi’s famous Mantuan masterpiece of 1610 is generally considered the most ambitious musical work before Bach and a prime example of Venetian choral and orchestral music of the early Baroque era. The Whitgift Chamber Choir, together with the Choirs of Croydon Min...

July 14, 2016

Following last year’s successful tour to Germany, the Chamber Choir embarked this year on a concert tour to Paris. The boys and men of the choir left Whitgift on Saturday 16th July and travelled to Paris on the Eurostar. On Sunday morning, the choir sang Mass at Saint...

June 22, 2016

This festival, held in partnership with the Royal School of Church Music, was a fantastic opportunity for local school choirs to come and sing some wonderful music in the beauty of Croydon Minster, together with the Minster Choirs. The service at 5.30pm celebrated God’...

June 18, 2016

On Saturday 18th June, the Croydon Minster Choir of boys and men joined forces with two other first-class boys’ choirs: The Choir of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court, and The Godfrey Searle Choir of Reigate Grammar School (formerly “Reigate Choristers”). The concert ope...

March 12, 2016

Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor is one of those enigmatic pieces which seem to cast mystic shadows on history: Was Mozart really murdered during the creation of “The Requiem”? Was he aware of his approaching death whilst writing it? All we know is that Mozart had not finis...

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