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.


2021-22 Schedule

Sunday, October 3 | 5:00 PM
Canticle: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B Minor – T. Tertius Noble
Anthem:The Lord Is My Shepherd – Charles Villiers Stanford


Sunday, February 6 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: The Chichester Service – Malcolm Archer
Anthem:All Wisdom Cometh from the Lord – Philip Moore


Sunday, March 6 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Fourth Evening Service) – Adrian Batten
Anthem: Out of the Deep – Thomas Morley


Sunday, April 3 | 5:00 PM
The Cathedral Choir & the Cathedral Choir of Children and Youth
Canticle: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Fauxbourdon Service) – Jeremy Woodside
Anthem: Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake – Richard Farrant


Good Friday, April 15 | 7:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis – Caleb Burhans
Anthem: Mary’s Lament – Patricia Van Ness


Sunday, May 1 | 5:00 PM
Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in E-flat (No. 1) – Charles Wood
Anthem: Blessed Be the God and Father – Samuel Sebastian Wesley