Date: 6 July

Time: 7.30pm

The St Albans International Organ Festival and the Hertfordshire Lieutenancy are delighted to present a concert at St Albans Cathedral in celebration of HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

~ This event is now sold out ~

Tickets will be available to purchase from the Box Office in person or online from 10am on the day of the performance. These will be unreserved seats located in the Crossing and will be priced at £10 each. The seats do not have a view, however there will be a large screen to give a view of the performance. Tickets cannot be purchased by phone.

Join us at St Albans Cathedral to mark this important national occasion, featuring over 250 performers with the celebrated choirmaster and broadcaster Gareth Malone as special presenter.

After concert costs are covered, net proceeds will be divided equally between Hospices serving Hertfordshire communities and St Albans International Organ Festival.

Headlining the concert will be London’s Southbank Sinfonia, described as an ‘orchestra like no other’ comprising thirty-three of the world’s most promising graduate musicians. The orchestra will be joined by a massed choir of 160 singers, a 60 voice children’s choir, fanfare trumpeters and other guest musicians.

Join us for this unique and thrilling concert of popular and ceremonial music from across The Queen’s reign, in the distinguished presence of members of the Royal Family.

(Please note that there will be view via live-relay screens from 'no view' seats)

To purchase tickets in the Crossing from 10am on the day of the performance please use the booking link below. Online booking closes at 5pm. Tickets can be purchased in person from the Box Office 10am-4pm, and from 6.30pm to 7.10pm. Tickets cannot be purchased by phone.

Presented by Gareth Malone

The British State Trumpeters
Southbank Sinfonia

Conducted by Simon OverPete Letanka* and Gareth Malone

Peter Holder organ
Anna Franklin actor
The Platinum Jubilee Chorus (representatives of St Albans Bach Choir, Parliament Choir and local choirs)
The Boy & Girl Choristers of St Albans Cathedral
Choirs of the Abbey School & St Michael’s Church School

William Walton Orb & Sceptre
George Frideric Handel Zadok the Priest
Hubert Parry I was glad when they said unto me
Walford Davies/George Dyson RAF March Past; Royal Navy March (Hearts of Oak); Grenadier Guards March (Quick March)
Pete Letanka Hope & Glory*
Paul Mealor Wherever you are†
John Williams Harry Potter Suite
William Walton Coronation Te Deum
Gordon Jacob National Anthem
Edward Elgar Pomp & Circumstance no.1

Please note, due to building works, there is no parking available at the Cathedral.