After months of secrecy and waiting, the official wedding programme (including the Order of Service) and the musical selections are now available for the general public. I am pleased to see Parry's incomparable "I Was Glad" chosen for the bridal procession, and am curious to hear the new choral compositions by John Rutter and Paul Mealor. I hope that at least some of the music before the service will be available to television viewers as well; I'm looking forward to seeing my Charlotte former colleagues' music director Christopher Warren-Green conduct the London Chamber Orchestra. Westminster Abbey has been splendidly prepared for the festivities and tomorrow is sure to be a magnificent day!
Readers, if you're looking for a way to show your support for Prince William and his soon-to-be bride, I encourage you to give a gift to the Royal Wedding Charity Fund as I did recently if you have not done so already.