Carols from King's: Centenary Celebration

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At 3.00 pm on Christmas Eve, millions of listeners around the world will tune in to the live radio relay of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. 

In this lecture, Jeremy Summerly reverently and enthusiastically celebrates the centenary of the world’s most famous carol service and, with the help of live musical examples from the St Luke’s Carollers, he traces the early history of this Christmas spectacular.

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This event was on Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Jeremy Summerly, Visiting Professor of Music History

Professor Jeremy Summerly

Visiting Professor of Music History

Jeremy Summerly is the Sterndale Bennett Lecturer in Music at the Royal Academy of Music. He also chairs the Academy's Continuing Professional Development Programme.

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