This week's choral services

20th May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Sunday, 20th May 2018
Day of Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
St Alcuin of York, Deacon, Abbot of Tours, 804
10:30am Sung Eucharist Quire

Setting: Palestrina Missa Dum complerentur
Motet: Victoria Veni Sancte Spiritus
Voluntary: Bach Fantasia Super Komm, heiliger Geist BWV 651

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall Dean of Westminster

Monday, 21st May 2018
5:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choristers

Introit: Hurford Litany to the Holy Spirit
Responses: plainsong
Canticles: Robinson in C
Anthem: Harris King of glory, King of peace

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018
5:00pm Evensong Quire

Introit: Tallis If ye love me
Responses: Tomkins
Canticles: Tomkins Fourth Service
Anthem: Gibbons So God loved the world

Thursday, 24th May 2018
John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists, Hymn Writers, 1791 and 1788
5:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: Gibbons Ye that do your Master's will
Responses: Tallis
Canticles: Clucas Westminster Service
Anthem: Wesley Behold, how good and joyful

Friday, 25th May 2018
The Venerable Bede, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historian, 735
5:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey and the Cappella Musicale Pontificia ‘Sistina’ (Sistine Chapel Choir)

Introit: Palestrina Exsultate Deo
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Lassus Magnificat primi toni
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Anthems: Palestrina Dum complerentur
Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Voluntary: Buxtehude Magnificat primi toni BuxWV 203

Saturday, 26th May 2018
St Augustine, first Archbishop of Canterbury, 605
John Calvin, Reformer, 1564
Philip Neri, Founder of the Oratorians, Spiritual Guide, 1595
5:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: Lassus Tibi laus, tibi gloria
Responses: Tallis
Canticles: Victoria Magnificat sexti toni à 12
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Anthem: Tallis Honor, virtus, et potestas