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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13 May 2017

The service featured in this week's webcast is in memorial of Robert Aubrey Hinde CBE FRS FBA (1923 - 2016) - a former Fellow and Master of St John's College, Cambridge, and Emeritus Royal Society Research Professor of Zoology at the University of Cambridge.

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Michael Finnissy

St John's College Composer in Residence, Michael Finnissy, has written Dum transisset Sabbatum as his first commission as Composer in Residence to be performed at Evensong on May 13th

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer