Watch Evensong on Facebook Live with Classic FM

Posted on: 27 April 2019

A service of Choral Evensong was video broadcast live on Facebook, in association with Classic FM, marking the release of the Choir's new album, Locus Iste. Watch the full broadcast here.

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We're live with The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge for beautiful music at Evensong. The chapel is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a new recording of choral music: hyperurl.co/LocusIste

Posted by The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge on Friday, 26 April 2019

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This was the Choir's second live video broadcast of Evensong, allowing an international audience to experience the sights and sounds of an Evensong from St John's College Chapel, Cambridge.

Music included 'Jesu, grant me this I pray' by former Director of Music, Christopher Robinson and 'Adam lay ibounden' by Giles Swayne, for which the Choir was joined by current student and BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Laura van der Heijden.

Over 30,000 people have watched the broadcast so far. We are grateful to our colleagues at Classic FM, Premier PR and About Sound Ltd for making this event happen.

Watch the service again here, and follow along with the Order of Service below.

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  • Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
  • Psalm 99 (Whitlock)
  • Berkeley (Chichester Service)
  • Finnissy: Dum transisset Sabbatum
  • Hymns 394, 117
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • Voluntary: J. S. Bach  Fugue in E minor (BWV 548ii)
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Fiona Maddocks, The Observer