01 February 2019 - Choral Evensong

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Friday, 1 February 2019

This week's webcast includes Cedit, Hyems (Be gone, winter), a setting by Abbie Betinis of an anonymous 14th century poem found amongst the Carmina Burana at the Benediktbeuern Abbey in Bavaria. The choir was joined by flautist Catriona Bourne. 

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October 2019

In their first ever album dedicated solely to the Evening Canticles (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis), the Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge releases Magnificat, a celebration of their daily tradition of Evensong.

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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