Ash Wednesday

For many years now, Choral Evensong on Ash Wednesday has held a particularly cherished place in the life of St John’s College Chapel. In this recording of Evensong, a rite which forms part of the daily round of worship offered at St John’s, ancient words and music invite us to reflect upon this most solemn of holy days.

SIGCD605  53 minutes 25 seconds
‘This is amazing—how did they make a recording that is so lifelike? Well, do it live: that’s how you do it! For me, the centre of this Ash Wednesday Evensong is the performance of Ne Irascaris by Will ...