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The Choir regularly sings Evensongs, Complines, and other services in Cambridge and further afield.

Forthcoming Services

10 Dec 2017, 11am
St Botolph’s Church, Cambridge

Choral Matins
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1 Nov 2017, 6pm
St Edmund’s College Chapel, Cambridge

Mass for All Saints’

Mass a3 – Byrd
Anthem  In manus tuas – Parsons
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10 Aug 2018, time tbc
St Alban’s Cathedral

Choral Evensong
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19 Aug 2018, time tbc
Southwark Cathedral

Choral Evensong
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Past Services

August 2017
St Davids Cathedral, Wales

Choral Matins

Responses  Leighton
Canticles  Stanford in C
Anthem  Prelude – Gjeilo

Choral Evensong

Introit  Ubi Caritas – Gjeilo
Responses  Leighton
Canticles  Howells in G
Anthem  Set me as a seal – Walton
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Trefin Chapel, Trefin, nr. Haverfordwest, Wales

Choral Compline

Introit  Ubi Caritas – Gjeilo
Psalm  91
Anthem  Set me as a seal – Walton
Marian Antiphon  Salve Regina – Poulenc
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July 2017
St Michael & All Angels, Caldecote, nr. Cambridge

BCP Choral Evensong in celebration of the Dartford Warbler

Introit  Scapulis suis – Palestrina
Responses  Plainsong
Psalm  84 – Plainsong
Canticles  Gibbons Short Service
Anthem  The Blue Bird – Stanford
Voluntary  Voluntary in C – Blow

Director & Organ  Louisa Denby
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May 2017
Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Hymn  O Christ, who art the light and day – Tallis
Anthem  Abendlied – Rheinberger

Director  Louisa Denby
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April 2017

St Edmund’s College Chapel, Cambridge

Compline for Holy Week

Anthem  Eripe me de inimicis meis – Lassus
Marian Antiphon  Ave Regina coelorum
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St Peter’s, Barton, nr. Cambridge

Choral Evensong

Introit  O vos omnes – Victoria
Responses  Plainsong
Psalm  Plainsong
Canticles  Gibbons Short Service
Anthem  Abendlied – Rheinberger

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Luke Fitzgerald

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Old Royal Naval Chapel, Greenwich

Old Royal Naval Chapel, Greenwich

Sung Eucharist

Introit  Ubi caritas – O. Gjeilo
Mass  Missa brevis – Lennox Berkeley
Anthem  Civitas sancti tui – William Byrd

Director  Oliver Hancock
Organ  Jonathan Eyre & Louisa Denby
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February 2017
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Responsory  In manus tuas – Tallis
Psalm 91
Anthem
 O nata lux – Tallis
Marian Antiphon  Ave Regina coelorum
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January 2017
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Mass for The Epiphany

Missa ‘Salve Regina’ – Christoph Dalitz
The Kings – Peter Cornelius

Organ  Louisa Denby
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November 2016
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Psalm 91
Marian Antiphon
 Alma redemptoris mater – Palestrina
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Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Anthem  Beatus vir – Lassus
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September 2016
St Mark’s Church, Newnham, Cambridge

After the service at St Mark's.

After the service at St Mark’s.

BCP Evensong

Introit  Hail, gladdening light – Wood
Responses  Radcliffe
Psalm  59
Canticles  Wood No. 2 in Eflat
Anthem  Save us, O Lord – Bairstow

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Luke Fitzgerald
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August 2016
St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, Ireland

Choral Eucharist

Missa sine nomine – Palestrina
Ave verum – Byrd
Prelude in Bm BWV544 – J. S. Bach

Evensong

Responses  Rose
Canticles  Howells in E
Anthem  View me Lord – Wood
Voluntary  Toccata from Suite V – Duruflé

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  David Warren

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July 2016
St Mark’s Church, Newnham, Cambridge

Evensong to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

Introit  Call to remembrance – Farrant
Psalm  46
Preces & Responses  Tomkins
Canticles  Arnold in A
Anthem  They are at rest – Elgar
Organ Voluntary  Nimrod from Enigma Variations – Elgar

Organ  Louisa Denby
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May 2016
Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge

Evensong at Selwyn

Evensong at Selwyn

Evensong

Introit  Tibi laus – Lassus
Responses
  Ayleward
Canticles  Gibbons Short
Anthem  O lux beata – Gabrieli
Organ voluntary  Praeludium in D (BuxWV137) – Buxtehude

Organ  Ian Tindale
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With Rev Terry Hemming at St Andrew's, Hurstbourne Priors.

With Rev Terry Hemming at St Andrew’s, Hurstbourne Priors.

April 2016
St Andrew’s, Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire

BCP Matins

Responses  Clucas
Canticles  Boyce in C
Anthem  God so loved the world – Stainer

Organ  Jack Butterworth
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With Patrick Allies at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

With Patrick Allies at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

March 2016
Corpus Christi College Chapel, Cambridge

Sung Eucharist for Mothering Sunday

Bach  Prelude & Fugue in F
Palestrina  Missa Brevis
Willcocks  Prelude on ‘Irby’

Director  Patrick Allies
Organ  Hugh Taylor
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February 2016
St Edmund’s College Chapel, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Remember not, Lord, our offences – Purcell
Civitas sancti – Byrd
Ave Regina coelorum  Dufay
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December 2015
St Edward King & Martyr, Cambridge

Carol Service

Introit  Alma redemptoris mater – Palestrina
Magnificat  Arnold in A
Anthem  Rejoice in the Lord alway – Anon.

Organ  Louisa Denby
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November 2015
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Introit  Miserere mihi – Byrd
Salve Regina  Lassus
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October 2015
Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Compline with special guests Don Gillthorpe & Oliver Tarney

Introit  Jesu dulcis memoria – Victoria
Anthem  How calmly the evening – Elgar
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vestryAugust 2015
St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire

Evensong

Responses  Reading
Canticles  Tomkins Second
Anthem  Locus iste – Bruckner

Director  Timothy Parsons
Organ  Louisa Denby

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August 2015
Trefin Presbyterian Chapel, Trefin, Pembrokeshire

Choral Compline

Introit  Jesu, the very thought of thee – Bairstow
Anthem  My soul, there is a country – Parry
Salve Regina  Poulenc

Directors  Louisa Denby & Timothy Parsons
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July 2015
Selwyn College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Introit  Locus iste – Bruckner
Anthem  My soul, there is a country – Parry
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June 2015
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Salve Regina  Webbe
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May 2015
Downing College, Cambridge

The Tickell organ at Downing College, Cambridge.

The Tickell organ at Downing College, Cambridge.

Evensong

Introit  I lift my heart to thee – Mundy
Responses  Plainchant
Canticles  Plainchant
Anthem  Come, let us rejoice – Byrd

Organ  Louisa Denby
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May 2015
Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Hymn  Jesu salvator saeculi – Tallis
Anthem  Salvator mundi – Tallis
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May 2015
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Introit  Abendlied – Rheinberger
Hymn  Jesu salvator saeculi – Tallis
Regina coeli  Morales
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April 2015
All Saints’, Steep, Hampshire

Choral Eucharist

Mass  Byrd a5
Communion motet  Ave verum – Lassus
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March 2015
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Introit  Adoramus te – Palestrina
Ave Regina coelorum
  Dufay
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February 2015
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Ave Regina coelorum  Aichinger
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November 2014
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Hymn  Te lucis (festal) – Tallis
Salve Regina  Philips
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November 2014
Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Hymn  Te lucis (ferial) – Tallis
Anthem  Sicut cervus – Palestrina
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October 2014
St Edmund’s College, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Canticle  Salva nos & Nunc dimittis – Palestrina
Salve Regina  Poulenc
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October 2014
Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Choral Compline

Responsory  In manus tuas – Byrd
Anthem  Jesu dulcis memoria – Victoria
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Organist Ian Tindale.

Organist Ian Tindale.

August 2014
Portsmouth Cathedral

Choral Eucharist

Offertory motet  Jesu dulcis memoria – Victoria
Mass  Haydn Little Organ
Anthem  Ave verum corpus – Lassus

Evensong

Introit  Blest are the pure in heart – Walford Davies
Responses  Clucas
Canticles  Brewer in D
Anthem  Lord, I call upon thee – Bairstow

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Ian Tindale
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August 2014
All Saints’ Church, East Meon, Hampshire

Evensong

Introit  Give almes of thy goods – Tye
Responses  Smith
Canticles  Arnold in A
Anthem  Justorum animae – Byrd
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January 2014
Rochester Cathedral

Evensong

Vox Cantab at Rochester Cathedral.

Vox Cantab at Rochester Cathedral.

Responses  Clucas
Canticles  Stanford in A
Anthem  Blest pair of sirens – Parry

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Timothy Parsons
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August 2013
St Davids Cathedral

Evensong

Responses  Ayleward
Canticles  Wood No 2 in Eb
Anthem  O for the wings of a dove – Mendelssohn

Evensong

Responses  Leighton
Canticles  Gibbons Short
Anthem  Justorum animae – Stanford

Matins

Responses  Rose
Canticles  Te Deum – Britten & Jubliate – Walton
Anthem  O Lord, the maker of al thing – Joubert

Evensong

Introit  Beati quorum via – Stanford
Responses  Rose
Canticles  Howells St Paul’s
Anthem  Evening Hymn – Balfour Gardiner

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Timothy Parsons
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February 2013
Peterborough Cathedral

Evensong

Introit  Blest are the pure in heart – Walford Davies
Responses  Leighton
Canticles  Noble in Bm
Anthem  Light of the world – Elgar

Director  Louisa Denby
Organ  Timothy Parsons