17 February 2019 - Choral Evensong

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Sunday, 17 February 2019

This week's webcast, taken from last term, includes music by John Stainer and Kenneth Leighton. 

Leighton's Second Service was composed in 1970 in memory of Brian Runnett, Organ Scholar at St John's between 1960 and 1963.  

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April 2019

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.

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The President of St John’s College – Dr Frank Salmon, FSA – has written programme notes for the Choir’s new recording, Locus Iste, telling the story of our College Chapel. The recording marks the 150th anniversary of the Chapel’s Consecration.

In the first part of these serialised notes, Dr Salmon explains how our current College Chapel came to be built.

Choral singing comes no better

Fiona Maddocks, The Observer