Solemn Evensong for The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)
February 5, Sunday, 5 pm
The feast of Candlemas will be celebrated with a service that includes Maria wallt zum Heiligtum by Johann Eccard, considered the quintessential anthem for Candlemas. The evening will also feature Lee Hoiby’s Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, Joel Martinson’s ethereal Here, a Light for treble voices, and James Buonemani’s Westminster Abbey Preces and Responses. The Rev. Ted Clarkson will offi ciate and the Rev. Nancy DeStefano will be the homilist.