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The service begins with the anthem ‘God grant with grace’ by Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585); This is a musical setting of Psalm 67 also known as  Tallis’ Canon. The service ends with a contemporary piece by Bob Chilcott (b.1955) exploring the well-loved piece by Tallis. The Verses and

We also have Responses by William Byrd (1543-1623) and a musical setting for the Psalm composed for each service by students from the Choir.  

The musical setting for the Psalm is by Maria Portela, a current student at Imperial College.

The music for the Canticles, the Magnificat, and Nunc Dimittis, is by Charles Stanford (1852-1924) in B flat. Stanford was one of the founding professors of the Royal College of Music and a local resident.   

If you would like information on other Choral Evensong services please sign up for our mailing list.

Up-coming College Evensong services this term:

8th Feb  Pilgrimage

22nd Feb  Ash Wednesday

8th March  Prayers for refugees from political oppression and climate crisis

If you would like someone remembered in the prayers (either silently or mentioned by name) please get in touch with the College Chaplain, Andrew Willson


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