St David’s Festival Commission

Owain has written a new piece in response to a commission from St David’s Cathedral Festival. ‘God is gone up’ will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong on Wednesday 29 May as part of the Eve of Ascension service sung by St David’s Cathedral Choir.

Listen to the service here (available for 30 days after first broadcast).

To request a perusal score, please contact Kate Johnson at Novello.

Choral Evensong from St David’s Cathedral
Wednesday 19 May 2019 at 15:30

Introit: O clap your hands (Vaughan Williams) 
Responses: Rose
Office hymn: The head that once was crowned with thorns (St Magnus)
Psalms 15, 24 (Hurford, Thalben-Ball)
First Lesson: 2 Samuel 23 vv.1-5
Canticles: St Paul’s Service (Howells)
Second Lesson: Colossians 2 v.20 – 3 v.4
Anthem: God is gone up (Owain Park) – first performance
Hymn: Hail the day that sees him rise (Llanfair)
Voluntary: Ricercar on ‘Llanfair’ (David Briggs)

Oliver Waterer (Organist and Master of the Choristers)
Simon Pearce (Assistant Director of Music)

St David’s Cathedral






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New piece for choir of @stdavidscathedral Ascension Day broadcast on R3. Look forward to hearing them sing it for the first time!


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