Cantata Evensong May 2017

Saturday, 20 May 2017 - 6:30pm
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Cantata Evensong

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

Free Admission

Orchestral Voluntary: Adagio (Concerto for three violins) BWV 1064 J.S. Bach
Responses and Preces: Clucas
Psalm 103 vv. 1-12 Walford Davies
Vivaldi Magnificat
Nunc Dimittis primi toni
Cantata no.6 'Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden' J. S. Bach
Hymns 102, 377
Orchestral Voluntary: Overture (Orchestral Suite no.3) BWV 1068 J. S. Bach

Location

St John's College Chapel
11 St John's Street
Cambridge
CB2 1TW
United Kingdom

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