This Evensong fell on the eve of Ascension Day last term. In acknowledgement of this feast, the Choir sang the Ascensiontide motet Viri Galilaei as the Anthem in a setting by William Byrd.
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.
The Choir of St John’s continues its commitment to new music by premiering a new cycle of works by Composer In Residence Michael Finnissy.
Fiona Maddocks, The Observer