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John Rutter

Bath Abbey

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of beautiful music at Bath Abbey on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, starting at 19:00.

Featuring talented members of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, this concert promises to be a feast for the senses. Renowned composer and conductor John Rutter will be leading the orchestra and conducting a thrilling program that includes his own works. 

The program includes Rutter's "For the Beauty of the Earth", "A Clare Benediction", "Look at the world," "Mass of the Children," "O Be Joyful in the Lord" as well as Mozart's Exultate Jubilate and Poulenc's Organ Concerto, each a masterpiece in its own right.

The concert will feature Soprano Soloist Lucy Cox. Baritone Soloist Jonathan Brown, and Organist Huw Williams, as well as participating choruses from around the world.

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

  • John Rutter:  For the Beauty of the Earth
  • John Rutter:  A Clare Benediction
  • John Rutter: Look at the world
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Exultate Jubilate
  • Francis Poulenc:  Organ Concerto
  • John Rutter: Mass of the Children
  • John Rutter:  O Be Joyful in the Lord
  • John Rutter CBE, Conductor
  • Lucy Cox, Soprano
  • Jonathan Brown, Baritone
  • Huw Williams, Organ

Participating Choruses:

  • Bath Abbey Boys and Girls Choirs (Huw Williams, Director)
  • Channel Islands Choral Association (KuanFen Liu, Director)
  • Northeast Louisiana Chorale (Deborah Chandler, Director)
  • Virginia Choral Society (Bryson Mortensen, Director)
  • Spartanburg Master Chorale (Keith Jones, Director)
  • The Arizona Women’s Chorus (Terrie Ashbaugh, Director)



John Rutter