The Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, UK

Thursday, April 14, 2011
7:30 PM

 

Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 PM

Online Ticket Ordering for this concert has ended. $55 assigned seating tickets and $40 Standard & $30 Student/Senior tickets for open seating (first come first served) at the back may be bought at the door for cash or check made out to Saint Thomas Church. Doors open at 6:45 PM 

The Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, directed by Andrew Nethsingha, is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world ‚Äì known and loved by millions from its recordings, broadcasts and concert tours. The Choir has sung services following the Cathedral tradition of the Church of England since the 1670s. Its renowned ‚Äúcontinental sound‚Äù sets it apart from most other English cathedral choirs ‚Äì there is brilliance and vigor as well as control and discipline.¬† The Choir will perform a varied program of sacred choral works from the 16th century to the present, including:

Ave verum corpus,  William Byrd (1540-1563)
Laetentur coeli,  Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
Libera nos,  John Sheppard (1515-1558)
Magnificat ‚ÄúO Che Vezzosa,”¬† Orlande de Lassus
My beloved spake,  Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen,  J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Ave
maris stella,  Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
I love the Lord,  Jonathan Harvey (b.1939)
My soul, there is a country,  Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
Cantique de Jean Racine,  Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
The Twelve,  William Walton (1902-1983)

and two organ solos:

Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV 545),  J. S. Bach
   played by Frederick James
Allegro risoluto (Symphonie II),  Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
   played by John Challenger.