The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) marks the centenary of Charles Villiers Stanford’s death with a series of special events

Charles Villiers Stanford, one of the great choral composers of the late 19th/early 20th century, died on 29 March 1924.

As executors of the Stanford estate, the RSCM publishes a vast range of Stanford’s music, available from RSCM Music Direct.

To mark the centenary of Stanford’s death, the RSCM is presenting a number of special events at Queens’ College, Cambridge where Stanford was an organ scholar.

Illustrated organ recital by Dr Anthony Gritten FRCO
Friday 12 July, 7.30pm, Queens’ College Chapel, Cambridge

Prelude and Fugue in C major op. 193/1 (1923)
Prelude and Fugue in E minor (c.1875)
Fantasia (In Festo Omnium Sanctorum) op. 121/1 (1911)
Fantasia upon the hymn tune ‘Intercessor’ op. 187 (1922)
Sonata no. 4 in C minor ‘Celtica’ op. 153 (1920)

Lecture with Jeremy Dibble

Saturday 13 July, 7.30pm, Queens’ College, Cambridge

Full details of both events can be found at the online RSCM shop