Choral Evensong - 27 April 2016

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016

This service was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on the Choral Evensong programme. It includes an introit, Jesu, grant me this I pray, composed by former Director of Music Dr Christopher Robinson.

The Choir has now finished its daily service commitments for the Easter Term and will return to sing services on Tuesday 21 June until the final service of the academic year on Sunday 3 July. 

May Week is now in full swing, exams having finished, and the St John's May Ball takes place on Tuesday 14 June. The Gents will be performing their customary headline set on the main stage at 5 AM on Wednesday 15 June. The Gents Garden Party, one of the curtain-raisers for May Week, was held on Friday 10 June.

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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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