On Monday 5th November 2018, globally renowned string quartet, The Doric String Quartet will perform composer Joseph Haydn’s masterpiece, The Seven Last Words of Christ in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral.
Winners of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and 2nd prize at the Premio Paolo Borciani International String Quartet Competition in Italy, the Doric String Quartet has received critical acclaim from audiences and critics across the globe and is firmly established as one of the leading quartets of its generation.
A free event, facilitated by Winchester College, the performance will be interspersed with readings by local school pupils of poetry from World War I to mark the Armistice Centenary. Those taking part include pupils from Winchester College, St Swithun’s, Peter Symonds College, and Barton Peveril College.
15th March 2019
On Tuesday 12th March 2019, Winchester College’s Natural History Society welcomed Dr Jane Goodall, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace for the annual Duncan Stewart Lecture where she addressed an audience of more than 450 people.
1st June 2020
Two brothers write of their experiences of lockdown together, with one studying for exams, and the other continuing his singing, remotely.
31st May 2020
Quiristers have been singing at Winchester College since 1394. The current situation could not be allowed to disrupt that tradition. Therefore online rehearsals and recording individual voices remotely have become the new ways of keeping the sound of Chapel Choir with us.
27th March 2020
Whilst we are unable to gather for our Passiontide Service, it is still possible to share the music we would have enjoyed, and find a moment of peace.
27th February 2020
During February half term, the Treasury ran a family fun day for local families to come and explore the museum and make their own amazing animal crafts, inspired by the collections.
17th January 2020
This January Chapel Choir recorded a new album at Merton College Chapel, Oxford. 'A Winter's Night' will be available to purchase later in the year.