Lange Nacht

Happy Birthday Your Majesty!
On the Occasion of Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday

Friday, 24 May, 2019

from 18.00 to 23.45
at Christ Church Vienna
Jauresgasse 17-19, 1030 Vienna
(Tram 71 to Unteres Belvedere, U4 to Stadtpark, Schnellbahn to Rennweg)

Here is our schedule of events:
18.00 - 18.30 Welcome and Opening Prayers
19.00 - 19.30 The First African Anglican Bishop, Samuel Ajayi Crowther (A Presentation with African music provided by the CCV African Percussion Group led by Chuks Agu.)
20.00 - 20.30 A Look at the Victorian History of Christ Church (Stories and anecdotes of that time.)
20.30 - 21.00 From Alice to Oliver (The Youth Church presents short extracts from much loved works by Charles Dickens and Lewis Carroll. Compiled and directed by Melinda May. With songs and music from the Victorian era.)
21.00 - 21.30 When Felix Mendelssohn Met Queen Victoria (Organist Andrew Couse presents works from Victoria’s favourite composer as well as works by other Victorian composers.)
22.00 - 23.00 Modern Day Songs of Praise (A late night concert with American jazz singer Carole Alston, accompanied by Herbert Otahal.)
23.15 - 23.45 Compline (a service of prayer at the end of the day...)

Refreshments will be served in the Church Centre (Salesianergasse 24) from 18.15 - 22.00.


Special thanks to Melinda May and Lucille Curran for organizing the program.