09 February 2019 - Choral Evensong

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Saturday, 9 February 2019

This week's webcast features three works by the college's Composer in Residence, Michael Finnissy, including two premieres - Plebs Angelica and Commentary on BWV 562. These form part of a cycle of nine works, 'Piae Cantiones', to be completed next term as part of the Chapel's anniversary celebrations.

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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 choral Evensong.

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It is with sadness that we announce that the Master of St John's College, Professor Sir Christopher Dobson, died on Sunday 8 September.

He is survived by his wife, Dr Mary Dobson, their sons, Richard and William, and his beloved dog, Jimbo. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and died at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey. A full tribute to Sir Christopher can be viewed on the College website.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer