The Chapels Royal with Carl Jackson
Season 2, Episode 1 • Documentary, Educational, Music, Talk Show
Dig into the historic influence of Christian music inside the British monarchy, its households, and the UK. Explore The Chapels Royal, home to Royal weddings and funerals, such as Westminster Abbey and St James’ Palace. Simon Lole also interviews Carl Jackson, Director of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal at Hampton Court.
Up Next in Series 2
Gospel Music with Ken Burton
Simon looks at the rise of gospel music in Pentecostal and Baptist churches, influenced by popular blues and jazz. We also explore the richness of African-American spirituals – songs filled with hope and testimonies often born out of slavery. Enjoy a performance by Gospel singer Paul Lee, who san...
Church Music Today with Hugh Morris
How is the UK influencing Church music across the world? Simon Lole discusses the state of contemporary choral worship and UK church attendance. The new director of Royal School of Church Music, Hugh Morris, shares his thoughts on how we can progress and support Christian music for the next gener...
Women In Church Music with Sarah MacD...
Historically, female composers have been largely ignored. Simon Lole sits down with choir director, Sarah MacDonald, to discuss the ever-increasing role of women and girls in Church music. We also take a look at the rich example of women leading songs in the Bible and influential women over the d...