Releases

The Choir is known to millions of listeners across the globe through its impressive catalogue of recordings. Since its first release in 1958, the Choir's output has spanned centuries of musical composition and received critical acclaim under successive Directors of Music. (* This number does not include re-releases).

The College launched its very own record label - 'St John’s, Cambridge' - in 2016, in partnership with Signum Records. The label releases brand new recordings by the Choir of St John's and students and alumni of the College.

The label has received critical acclaim, receiving a BBC Music Magazine Award in 2017 for its debut release, DEO. The Choir's latest recording - Magnificat - contains six contrasting settings of the Evening Canticles, repertoire that plays an important role in the Choir's daily music-making.

Listen to extracts from each of our 'St John's, Cambridge' recordings by visiting each album page below.

October 2019
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April 2019
Advent Live
October 2018
KYRIE
September 2017
Deo
May 2016
The Call: More Choral Classics from St John's
August 2015
French sacred choral works
January 2015
When David Heard
September 2014
Ascrbe unto the Lord
February 2013
My Beloved Spake
October 2012
On Christmas Night
September 2011
Voices from Heaven
January 2009
Meditation
July 2004
Set me as a seal
January 1995
Welsh Music
January 1987
Requiem (Mozart)
January 1987
Music by Allegri
January 1982
Music by Mozart
January 1981
Music by Mozart
March 1980
Music by Pergolesi
February 1980
Music by Haydn
February 1978
Music by Palestrina I
February 1968
Heiligmesse (Haydn)
January 1967
Harmoniemesse (Haydn)
February 1966
Music by Monteverdi
February 1965
Hymns for all seasons
February 1963
Stainer Crucifixion
January 1961
Hear my prayer
January 1958

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Recorded on
12 July 2019

 

Introit: Howells A Hymn for St Cecilia
Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalm 139 vv. 1–18, 23–24 (Skeats)
Stanford in C
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Parry: Hear my words, ye people
Hymn 408(i)
Voluntary: Parry Fantasia and Fugue in G

Latest news

Andrew Nethsingha discusses the significance of Tippett's St John's Service, a work which demonstrates a fresh, vivid and original take on the Evening Canticles. Read along whilst listening to Tippett's 'Magnificat' from the Choir's forthcoming album, now available on Spotify.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer