Music is central to the Cathedral's life and mission

Westminster Cathedral Choir is recognised as one of the world’s great choirs, known for its daily liturgical singing in the Cathedral as well as its award-winning recordings and international concert tours. The Cathedral’s Grand Organ is famous as being one of the finest instruments of its kind, attracting leading recitalists from around the world.

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Choir

A unique and world-famous choir

Comprising up to 20 boy trebles and altos aged 8-13 and ten professional Lay Clerks. Founded in 1903, The Choir of Westminster Cathedral remains the only Catholic cathedral choir in the world to sing daily Mass and Vespers, whilst also performing concerts at home and abroad.

Organs

One of the finest instruments of its kind

The Willis Grand Organ in Westminster Cathedral is considered by many to be the greatest achievement and crowning glory of Henry Willis III, one of England’s finest organ builders. It provides an unmistakable sound that is unique to this London Cathedral.

‘Westminster Cathedral Choir
excites, enthrals and electrifies.’

Cathedral Music Magazine

Music Department

At the forefront of English church music

Music at Westminster Cathedral is led by the Master of Music and a dedicated team of professional musicians, each expert in their field. The Cathedral Choir has collaborated with some of the world’s greatest composers.

Events

Experience the music for yourself

People from all over the world come to Westminster Cathedral to listen to great music from a remarkable and extensive repertoire. The choir sings daily mass and vespers, performs concerts and has also made regular recordings since its foundation and continues to do so today.

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