Scots College host choir of St. Aloysius College.

As part of the 400th Anniversary of the Scots College as a place for priestly formation, the College joined forces with the Glasgow choir to celebrate the landmark…

The choir of St. Aloysius College from Glasgow, this week visited Rome, and joined in the anniversary celebrations of the Scots College, with a concert for invited guests.

Their performance included renditions of Haydn’s Te Deum, Mozart’s Ave Maria and Let the Bright Seraphim by Handel as well as including music by James MacMillan and John Rutter. The church of Sant’ Eustachio, close to the Pantheon, was packed for the hour long concert.

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Afterwards, choir and audience travelled the short distance to the Venerable English College, where the College community were kind enough to supply their far travelled? Scottish counterparts with the space for a reception in order that we might congratulate the choir.

Following the success of the Tuesday night concert, the St. Aloysius group attended the Papal Audience on Wednesday before returning to Scotland and the routine of classes.

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