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'You still have to make the right line' - Michael Finnissy day at St John's College, Cambridge

Andrew Nethsingha and the choir of St John's College rehearsing Michael Finnissy's Videte Miraculum Michael Finnissy is currently composer in residence at St John's College, Cambridge and is writing nine pieces for the college, four works for the choir and five for organ. On Saturday 3 February 2018, there was a Michael Finnissy day at the college when Andrew Nethsingha and the choir premiered Finnissy's Videte Miraculum at Evensong, and Glen Dempsey, the Herbert Howells Organ Scholar, premiered Finnissy's organ solos Dum transisset Sabbatum and Videte miraculum at the lunch-time recital.
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