The Wren 300 Baroque Chapel Concert  

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12 May 2023
Old Royal Naval College


Join us for an evening of baroque music in the sublime surroundings of the St Peter & St Paul Chapel at the Old Royal Naval College. The first-class Brandenburg Symphonia will be playing a delightful programme of Purcell and Handel alongside the thirty-five strong Trinity Laban Chapel Choir, conducted by Ralph Allwood MBE.

About Ralph Allwood

Ralph has conducted choirs for over 40 broadcasts for BBC Radio 3. In 2015 he co-founded the Pimlico Musical Foundation to enable children from Pimlico Primary Schools to sing in choirs, particularly at St Gabriel’s Church.

In 2017, the Archbishop of Canterbury presented him with the Thomas Cranmer Award for Music and Worship and is Chair of the Choral Evensong Trust.

About the Brandenburg Symphonia

The Brandenburg Symphonia has performed in the UK, France, USA, Bermuda, the Channel Islands, Barbados, Cyprus, Malta and Russia.

Its repertoire ranges from Bach to Lloyd Webber and its members give over one hundred performances of orchestral, chamber, choral and operatic music during the year.


  • Purcell: My heart is Inditing
  • Handel: Organ Concerto Op 4 no. 1 in G minor (Jonathan Eyre, organ)
  • Purcell: Dido’s Lament from Dido and Aeneas (Sofia Bagulho, soprano)
  • Handel: Dixit Dominus