Ascension Day - Festal Evensong

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Thursday, 30 May 2019

This Festal Evensong on Ascension Day was sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir. The service includes music by Italian composer Luca Marenzio (c. 1553-1599) and English composers William Boyce (1711-1779) and Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995).

 

 

 

 

 

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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