Choral Evensong

Services of Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong (or sung Evening Prayer) is a centuries-old liturgy of prayer, praise, and scripture reading that still holds great relevance today. The service offers a time of reflection as you hear ancient texts sung by the soaring voices of the Christ Church Cathedral Choir and guest choirs.

 

2020-21 Schedule

 

Sunday, October 4 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D Minor – Thomas Attwood Walmisley
Anthem: Love So Amazing, So Divine – Stephan Casureall
Organ music by Sumsion and Bach
Live stream recording

 

Sunday, February 7 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B-flat – Charles Villiers Stanford
Anthem: Like as the Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks – Herbert Howells
Live stream recording

 

Sunday, March 7 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in F – George Dyson
Anthem: The Altar – Roland E. Martin
Live stream recording

 

Sunday, April 2 | 5:00 PM
Good Friday
Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis – Caleb Burhans
Anthem: There Is a Green Hill Far Away – Philip Stopford
Live stream recording

 

Sunday, May 2 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells
Anthem: All Heav’n in Thee – James Buonemani
This service will use incense and will be offered in-person and streamed online. Those attending in person will need to sign in for contract tracing, wear a mask and observe social distancing.