Choral Evensong - 24 November 2015

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Peter Tranchell was a composer and lecturer of Music at the University of Cambridge. He was a Fellow at Gonville and Caius College and directed the Choir as Praecentor of the College. ‘People, look East’ was composed for the Gonville and Caius Choir although its original scoring was for Alto, Tenor and Bass.

The Choir will be performing the work again at both Advent Carol Services this weekend. Please tune in to BBC Radio 3 at 3.00 PM to hear a live broadcast of the service. More info. here:

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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.

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