Evensong with Michael Finnissy Premiere

Saturday, 20 October 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Michael Finnissy

This Evensong will feature two premieres by St John's College Composer in Residence, Michael Finnissy.

The Finnissy works are part of a projected series of nine works for the College, to be completed next year. The project has been made possible by the College Annual Fund and the Herbert Howells Organ Music Fund.

Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalm 102 vv. 1–16 (Macpherson, Wesley)
Pärt: Magnificat
Nunc Dimittis primi toni
Finnissy: Cantata 'Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn'
Hymn 388
Voluntary: Finnissy Commentary on ‘Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern’

Location

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

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