Cantata Evensong February 2019

Saturday, 16 February 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Cantata Evensong

The Cantata Evensong for Lent Term, with the music of Bach performed in a liturgical context by the Choir alongside the period ensemble, St John's Sinfonia. No tickets required, free for all.

Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Wie zittern und wanken (BWV 105iii)
Responses and Preces: Ayleward Psalm 85 (Hemmings)
Durante: Magnificat
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 82 ‘Ich habe genug’
J.S. Bach: Cantata no. 115 ‘Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit’
Hymns 15, 490
Orchestral Voluntary: J.S. Bach Overture (Suite no. 2 in B minor) (BWV 1067)


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

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April 2019

Locus Iste is the 100th recording by the Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge and marks the 150th anniversary of the consecration of St John's College Chapel.

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Recorded on
27 February 2019


  • Responses and Preces: Rose
  • Psalm 128 (tone ii)
  • Hassler: Magnificat quinti toni
  • Nunc Dimittis quinti toni
  • Poulenc: Seigneur, je vous en prie​

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The President of St John’s College – Dr Frank Salmon, FSA – has written programme notes for the Choir’s new recording, Locus Iste, telling the story of our College Chapel. The recording marks the 150th anniversary of the Chapel’s Consecration.

In the first part of these serialised notes, Dr Salmon explains how our current College Chapel came to be built.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer