Cantata Evensong March 2018

Saturday, 3 March 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Cantata Evensong

The Cantata Evensong for Lent Term, with the music of Bach and Telemann performed in a liturgical context by the Choir alongside the period ensemble, St John's Sinfonia.

Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Sinfonia (Cantata no. 106)
Responses and Preces: Tomkins
Psalm 18 vv. 1-19 (Gauntlett, Hine)
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 10
Nunc Dimittis primi toni
Telemann: Trauer Cantata 'Du aber, Daniel, gehe hin'
Hymns 67, 75
Orchestral Voluntary: Telemann Overture (Suite in E minor)

Watch the beginning of Bach's ‘Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott’ which we performed at our last Cantata Evensong in 2017, the 500 anniversary year of the Reformation:


St John's College Chapel
St John's Street
United Kingdom

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