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Thanksgiving Evensong

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On Friday, November 23 at 6pm, the American Cathedral Choir will sing the office of Evensong with music by Herbert Howells, T. Tertius Noble, and Bernard Rose. Evensong is often referred to as “the jewel in the Anglican crown” and provides a reflective and meditative way to give thanks at the end of the week.

“Choral Evensong is a 45-minute long peace-inducing church service in which the “song” of voices sounding together in harmony is heard at the “even” point between the active day and restful night, allowing listeners time for restful contemplation - Church members, agnostics, and atheists alike. it is both free of charge and free of religious commitment, and its 470-year-old choral music tradition - established around 1549 - is performed live and often to a very high standard.” (www.choralevensong.org)

For more about the tradition of Choral Evensong, please click here for articles in The Guardian or The New York Times.