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A Mid-Lenten Choral Evensong

Thursday, March 21 at 6pm. A mid-Lenten choral evensong featuring the Cathedral Choir with the Choir of Gentlemen and Boys of Magdalen College, Oxford (UK).

Service music by Kenneth Leighton, Herbert Howells and Samuel Sebastian Wesley.

“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.

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