Truro Cathedral Choir


This event has been and gone.

Only In Sleep Summer Concert

Hear the boys, girls and adult professional singers of Truro Cathedral Choir perform a stunning programme of music in their annual summer concert.

‘Only In Sleep’ promises an evening of powerful music. The first half features moving pieces by living composers from around Europe, such as MacMillan, Ešenvalds, Tabakova and Pascoe, before culminating with Duruflé’s sublime Requiem in the second half.

BBC Radio 3 will be present and be broadcasting the concert live.


Identity (from Cantos Sagrados) – James MacMillan (Scotland)

Even when he is silent – Kim André Arnesen (Norway)

Only in sleep – ?riks Ešenvalds (Latvia)

Organ solo: St Bride, assisted by angels - Judith Bingham (England)

Nunc Dimittis – Dobrinka Tabakova (Bulgaria)

Pader an arleth – Russell Pascoe (Cornwall)


Requiem – Maurice Duruflé (France)

Truro Cathedral Choir

Truro Cathedral has had a choir of boys and men since it was consecrated in 1887. In recent years the choir has performed live on BBC1 as well as making recordings for BBC1’s Songs of Praise programme and a BBC2 documentary The Truth about Carols. There are regular live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and, in 2011, it became the first British cathedral choir to webcast a service.

See Truro Cathedral Choir tour dates

Truro Cathedral

  • 14 St Mary's Street
  • Truro
  • TR1 2AF

01872 276782