Cantata Evensong October 2017

Saturday, 21 October 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:45pm
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Cantata Evensong

The Cantata Evensong for Michaelmas 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.

Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Sinfonia (Cantata No. 21)
Responses and Preces: Ayleward
Psalm 105 vv. 1-15 (Hawes)
Durante: Magnificat
Nunc Dimittis primi toni
J.S. Bach: Cantata no.80 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott'
Hymns 444, 486
Orchestral Voluntary: Sinfonia (Cantata no.42) J. S. Bach


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

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