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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen the music for their wedding ceremony

With the royal wedding only a few weeks away, the final plans are carefully being put in place. Following details on the cake and flowers, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen the music for their ceremony inside St George’s Chapel. And the congregation can expect to sing along to a few well-known hymns during the nuptials.
“Both Prince Harry and Ms.

Markle have taken a great deal of interest and care in choosing the music for their Service, which will include a number of well-known hymns and choral works,” Kensington Palace said in a statement shared on the royal family website. “The music will be under the direction of James Vivian, Director of Music, St George’s Chapel.”

With the royal fans around the world watching, it will be a big day for Vivian, who said he is “looking forward to welcoming to St George’s musical colleagues from near and far who will be performing at this very special and joyful occasion.”

Find out which musicians Harry and Meghan have picked below:

The Choir of St George’s, made up of choristers from St George’s School.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a 19-year-old cellist and winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year.

19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of 2016 @BBCYoungMus. Last June, Prince Harry saw Sheku play at an event in London in support of the work of Antiguan charity the Halo Foundation. pic.twitter.com/C3QSfcbXJl

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 24, 2018

Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir
, a Christian gospel group.

Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir. The Choir is made up of a group of British artists dedicated to creating a sound that demonstrates the community they share, and has been performing both nationally and internationally for over 20 years. pic.twitter.com/tae19p6G6E

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 24, 2018

The Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Warren-Green, will be made up of musicians from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia.

Elin Manahan Thomas, a Welsh soprano, who will join the orchestra.

David Blackadder, a trumpeter, who will join the orchestra.

Luke Bond, organist.

State Trumpeters, drawn from all ranks of the Household Cavalry band.


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