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St John's Cathedral

Evensong Choir

Choral Evensong is celebrated on every first and third Sunday of each month at 6.00pm from September to July. This traditional and particularly English style of evening prayer lasts for approximately an hour and contains choral music, hymns, prayers and a sermon.

For many years Choral Evensong were graced by voluntary services of many dedicated musicians. Currently the music is led by the auditioned Evensong Choir. The Choir welcomes experienced singers and capable sight-readers. For more information on joining and audition please contact Cathedral's Assistant Director of Music Alan Tsang (atsang@stjohnscathedral.org.hk).

Forthcoming Choral Evensong:

Sunday 18 February 2018
The First Sunday of Lent

Responses: Smith
Psalm: 119v17-32 (Garrett/ Hylton/ Stewart)
Canticles: Evening Service with Fauxbourdons (Lindley)
Anthem: Hear my prayer (Mendelssohn)

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Sunday 4 March 2018
The Third Sunday of Lent

Responses: Ayleward
Psalm: 11, 12 (Goss/ Hopkins)
Canticles: in C (Stanford)
Anthem: Teach me, O Lord (Attwood)

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Sunday 18 March 2018
The Fifth Sunday of Lent

Responses: Ebdon
Psalm: 34 (Turle)
Canticles: in D (Walmisley)
Anthem: Hide not thou thy face (Farrant)

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THURSDAY 29 March 2018
Maundy Thursday (Sung Eucharist)


Setting: Merbecke
Psalm: 116 v1-2,11-16 (Turle)
Anthem: Tantum ergo (de Severac)

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Sunday 1 April 2018
Easter Day

Responses: Jones
Psalm: 66 v1-11 (Elvey)
Canticles: in C (Stanford)
Anthem: Te Deum in C (Stanford)

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Sunday 15 April 2018
The Third Sunday of Easter

Responses: Jackson
Psalm: 142 (Hesford)
Canticles: Second Setting in E flat (Wood)
Anthem: Love's redeeming work is done (Ogden)

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Sunday 6 May 2018
The Sixth Sunday after Easter

Responses: Smith (4-parts)
Psalm: 45 (Cooke)
Canticles: in A (Stanford)
Anthem: Greater Love (Ireland)

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Sunday 20 May 2018
Pentecost

Responses: Ayleward
Psalm: 139 v1-11,13-18 (Hale)
Canticles: in D (Moeran)
Anthem: O God, you search me (Farrell)

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Sunday 3 June 2018
Corpus Christi


Responses: Ebdon
Psalm: 23 (Riding)
Canticles: in F (Dyson)
Anthem: Ave verum Corpus (Mozart)

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Sunday 17 June 2018
The Third Sunday after Trinity

Responses: Oxley
Psalm: 39 (Langdon)
Canticles: Evening Service with Fauxbourdons (Lindley)
Anthem: The Beatitudes (Stopford)

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