The Festival this year marks the 14th centenary of the founding of the City of Glasgow, whose roots can be traced to the presence of Mungo
at the site of the present Cathedral, near the Molendinar Burn. Mungo, (or Kentigern), died between 604 and 612.
1 The Vita Kentigerni at the Mitchell Library Saturday 7th January 2012 at 12.00
To hear Bailie Catherine McMaster, (on whose initiative the Festival has developed),
being interviewed by Dr Irene O’Brien (Chief Archivist at the Mitchell Library), with excerpts from the music of ‘City of St Mungo’
(Ian Davidson, sung by children of St Timothy’s Primary) and ‘Let Glasgow Flourish
(sung by the St Mungo Singers) please click on audio below.
2 Ecumenical Evening Service: 8th January 2012 Glasgow Cathedral at 6.30
To hear Dr Laurence Whitley, Minister of the Cathedral, being interviewed by Dr Irene O’Brien,
with harp music by Sister Maureen, excerpts from the music of ‘City of St Mungo’ (sung by Ian Davidson),
the ‘Glorification of St Kentiger’ sung by Russkaya Cappella, ‘Let Glasgow Flourish (sung by the St Mungo Singers),
and the St Mungo Rhyme sung by children of St Patrick’s, Anderson, please click on audio below.
3 Services in the Cathedral on Friday the 13th January at 11.00 and 12.00
4 Events in the City Chambers 13th January at 10.00am and at 1.30pm
5 The Mass of St Mungo: 13thJanuary at 7.00pm – St Mungo’s Church, Parson St., Townhead.
To hear Archbishop Mario Conti being interviewed by Ronnie Convery please click on audio below.
6 The Ballet at the St Enoch’s Shopping Centre – 13th and 14th January from 12 noon till 4.00 pm both days.