Musicians confirmed to perform at the wedding ceremony include: British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, The Choir of St George’s Chapel and Christian gospel group The Kingdom Choir. 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. State Trumpeters are drawn from all ranks of the Band of the Household Cavalry, and will provide ceremonial support during the Service at St George’s Chapel. The music will be under the direction of James Vivian, Director of Music, St George’s Chapel.
The physical album, which will be produced by one of the world’s leading classical record producers Anna Berry, will include a special collector’s booklet and will also be made available on vinyl.
Rebecca Allen, President of Decca Records said: “Decca is hugely proud of its historical connections to The Royal Family and is very much looking forward to recording, and making available within hours, this truly special event. This unique & prestigious occasion will be available to stream across all music platforms globally––a first for a Royal Wedding.”
A portion of every album sold will be donated to The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.