The annual Convocation of the Institute of Arts and Letters, London, took place on the afternoon of Saturday 2 June at St Jude’s Free Church of England by kind permission of the Rector. Fr. Sergius Scott of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate was admitted as a Fellow.
Fellows and guests heard a presentation by Michael Karn, an authority on Mozart and Freemasonry, who spoke about the contrasts between Mozart’s music and his life and character. In addition, Professor Maurice Merrell, a skilled improviser, demonstrated that art at the organ. The Convocation concluded with tea and refreshments.