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Listen again to Choral Evensong on BBC Radio 3

Works by Byrd and Tallis featured as BBC Radio 3's Choral Evensong came from St Paul's on Wednesday, 1st February.


Now the longest running outside broadcast in the world, Choral Evensong was first broadcast in 1926 and has been a weekly feature ever since.

At this service, on the the Eve of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, the Cathedral Choir was conducted by Director of Music Andrew Carwood and accompanied by Organist Simon Johnson.

Introit: Senex puerum portabat (Byrd)
Responses: Tomkins
Psalm: 118 (Gray)
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 1 vv19b-end
Office Hymn: Quod chorus vatum (Tallis)
Canticles: Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)
Second Lesson: Hebrews 4 vv11-end
Anthem: Videte miraculum (Tallis)
Final Hymn: New light has dawned (West Ashton)
Organ Voluntary: Rédemption (Franck, arr. Daniel Roth)

Choral Evensong will be repeated at 4pm on Sunday, 5th February - 93-95FM.