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Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent

Sunday, December 9, 2018 ~ 5:00 pm

St. James Episcopal Church
76 Federal St, New London


Introit ~ I look from afar (Matins responsory) ~ adapt. Palestrina
Adam lay ybounden ~ Boris Ord
People, look East! ~ Barry Ferguson
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come ~ Paul Manz
There is a flower ~ John Rutter
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day ~ arr. David Willcocks
Angelus ad Virginem ~ arr. Andrew Carter
Never weather-beaten sail ~ Thomas Campion

Of all the events of that (bicentennial) weekend, . . . it’s Evensong that sticks in my mind. The atmosphere in the church was quite magical, and I don’t think there could have been a better way to introduce the chamber organ to its new home. The choir did a wonderful job singing what was basically an unaccompanied service.

Benjamin Waterhouse, Organist , Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Quebec City, Canada

I made my way over to St. James Episcopal Church in New London tonight and heard “Lessons and Carols for Advent” with the Anglican Singers…. If you like choral music at all – or if you’re just curious – go see them, because they’re wonderful, truly a local treasure.

Edward Janusz, Music Blogger

The Anglican Singers added a great deal to the service. The group is committed, well trained and attentive to details,of diverse ages,(and) sings with a fine sense of musicianship and expression. Marianna Wilcox has trained her singers intelligently and thoughtfully, and they are clearly and thoroughly dedicated to the style of singing which their title implies.

Brian Jones, Director of Music Emeritus, Trinity Church, Boston, MA