Choral Evensong - 27 April 2017

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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Sumsion's Evening Service in A and Julian Anderson's My beloved spake feature in this webcast of Choral Evensong.

Julian Anderson (b. 1967) studied with John Lambert, Alexander Goehr and Tristan Murail and first came to prominence when his orchestral Diptych (1990) won an RPS Prize in 1992. has held Composer in Residence positions with the City of Birmingham Symphony, Cleveland and London Philharmonic orchestras, relationships which produced an impressive body of orchestral works including Stations of the Sun (1998, a BBC Proms Commission) and Eden (2005, Cheltenham Festival).

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