£5 million appeal to protect Chichester Cathedral’s great choral tradition

Chichester Cathedral has launched a fundraising appeal to protect the choral music tradition for future generations.

Cathedral spokesman Oliver Tubb said: “Music is central to the life and worship of Chichester’s 949-year-old Cathedral. The Choir, which has long been renowned for the excellence of its singing, is a significant cultural asset whose work is admired in Chichester and around the world.

“Maintaining a choral foundation of this quality is an expensive exercise, one that is challenged by the ongoing financial headwinds that began with the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Image: The Duchess of Richmond and Gordon (centre) with the Choir of Chichester Cathedral (credit: Jonathan James Wilson)

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