In Sacred Spaces
Choral Evensong (St Albans Cathedral)
Saturday 30 July 2022 at 4:00pm
  Date:  Saturday 30 July 2022
  Time: 4:00pm
  Venue:  St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1BY
Tickets: This is an act of worship and admission is free, though you are encouraged to support the work of St Edmundsbury Cathedral by giving generously in the collection. There will be a collection during one of the hymns sung in the service.
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Previous Concert
The Northampton Bach Choir are delighted to visit St Albans Cathedral for the first time. Their programme of cathedral visits In Sacred Spaces began in 2012, and including this visit they will have sung at ...

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Coventry Cathedral
Gloucester Cathedral
Lichfield Cathedral
Peterborough Cathedral
St Albans Cathedral
St George’s Chapel, Windsor
St Paul’s Cathedral
Westminster Abbey
Winchester Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral

… as well as Choral Evensong services for the Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire at All Saints’ Church, Northampton, and at St Matthew’s Church, Northampton.

The canticles sung at the service are Henry Smart’s (1813-79) dramatic Evening Service in Bb with its fanfare introduction, and Preces and Responses by our own Musical Director. The anthem was new to the choir for their visit to Peterborough Cathedral, and gets its second airing on this visit: Charles Wood’s (1866-1926) Expectans expectavi.


Northampton Bach Choir
- Ivan Linford
Conductor - Lee Dunleavy

Dunleavy - Preces and Responses
Psalm 148
Smart - Evening Service in Bb
Wood - Expectans expectavi