Welcome to the website of the choir of St. John the Baptist Church, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire UK. With a repertoire of music spanning six centuries, the choir continues the long tradition of fine choral music to complement the worship at St. John’s. For further information on the choir please visit our About page.

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Stainer’s ‘The Crucifixion’

This year our devotional performance for Holy Saturday (31st March 2018) will be ‘The Crucifixion’ by John Stainer. The performance will be at 6.00pm at St. John’s. All are welcome. Choral Evensong for March will be on Palm Sunday (25th). The Introit will be ‘Pueri Hebraeorum’ (Victoria), Responses – Byrd, Canticles – Byrd 2nd Service … Continue reading Stainer’s ‘The Crucifixion’

October Services

Music for the Choral services at St John’s in October will be: Choral Eucharist (15th October) Setting – Sumsion in F, Communion Motet – Thou visitest the earth (Greene) Choral Evensong (22nd October) Introit – View me Lord (Lloyd), Responses – Reading, Canticles – Philip Moore 3rd Service, Anthem – If ye love me (Aston) We hope to see you at one or both of … Continue reading October Services

Summer Tour 2017

St John’s tour this summer was to St German’s Cathedral, Peel on the Isle of Man. The choir sang for two services. The first, Morning Worship with Eucharist, was to the setting ‘Mass of the Quiet Hour’ (Oldroyd) and the Communion Motet was ‘Come Down O Love Divine’ (Stopford). The second was Choral Evensong for which the Introit was ‘A Child Like Me’ (Wills), the … Continue reading Summer Tour 2017

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