Posts made in June, 2014

Romantic & 20th Century Cello, Sunday 8 June, 7pm

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Romantic & 20th Century Cello, Sunday 8 June, 7pm

St John’s are pleased to welcome Zosia Jagodzinska and Leo Nicholson, who will be performing Hindemith’s Solo Sonata for Cello, OP.25, NO.3 and Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for Cello and Piano. Doors open 6.30pm, Concert 7.00pm Entry Free After graduating from the University of Oxford with a 1st class degree in Music, Zosia Jagodzinska specialized in solo cello and composition studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, studying with Ursula Smith and Stefan Popov. She will complete her Masters degree in solo performance later this month. During her studies she...

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Bitten by a Monkey and John Edwards, Thursday 12 June, 7.30pm

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Bitten by a Monkey and John Edwards, Thursday 12 June, 7.30pm

John Edwards, double-bassisst extraordinaire will be performing solo in the fine acoustic surroundings of St John Bethnal Green. This is the latest in a series of concerts curated by London improvising group Bitten by a Monkey, who will also be performing. John Edwards is known as the go-to guy for any musical outfit seeking a mighty and propulsive lower frequency. Over the last thirty years he has built a Europe-wide reputation for committed and powerful playing that has dramatically extended the limits of bass technique. John first reached a wider audience in the late 1980s as one-third of...

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Ordination of Maxwell Hutchinson

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Ordination of Maxwell Hutchinson

Ordination of Maxwell Hutchinson

Maxwell Hutchinson will be ordained Deacon in St Paul’s Cathedral at 3pm, Saturday 28 June 2014   His first service at St John’s will be 10am, Sunday 29 June 2014   Do come to either or both to celebrate with him and us!   “The ministry of a deacon is to be a servant, both within the Church and in the wider community. A person who is accepted for ordination as a priest is first ordained as a deacon. Then, after a period of normally a year, he or she is ordained to the priesthood. This reminds us that humble service is always at the heart of priestly ministry....

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