Music Schedule

There are many ways to attend Night Song:

Attend in Person

You’re more than welcome to attend in-person at First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street (see Contact page for map + directions) for the fullest, immersive experience.  The doors will open at 7:15 PM. Please enter with reverence and maintain complete silence while in the church. Night Song is intended to foster personal contemplation and prayer; your silence helps us offer a tranquil Divine time out from daily life for all who attend.

Virus Safety Protocols for Attendance

  • Singers and Night Song staff will be vaccinated and masked and remain at a distance from those attending.
  • Vaccination is strongly encouraged for everyone attending.
  • Masks are required at all times for everyone in the building.
  • Social distancing is required.
  • Please read and follow all signage in the building.
  • Every other pew will be roped off.

View Live Online

Watch via our online livestream.  A link is also available on the First Church website.

View Past Services

Night Song’s YouTube channel has most of our past services from recent memory posted for you to enjoy.

See our Archive for past programming.

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Current Schedule

Our season will end on June 5, with all singers participating.

May 22, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Compline, sung by Canticum Vespertinum

Michael Raleigh, director
Erik Bertrand, cantor

Music:

Chant:  Vocem incunditatis annuntiate
Motet:  Christus resurgens by Peter Philips
Chant Setting for Compline in the Lydian Mode by Daryl Bichel
Psalm:  Psalm 17, set by Patricia Van Ness
Chant:  Surrexit Christus
Hymn:  Ad caenam agni providi, set by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Marian Motet:  Regina caeli laetare by Giovanni Croce

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“[We] walked out into the night totally blissed out…  Thank you …  for this beautiful and sustaining gift of song!”

Libby S.

“Everyone … was simply stunned by the beauty of candlelit sanctuary, the stillness of the gathered congregation, the opportunities for reflection and prayer, and the transcendent singing”

David L.

“A unique and delightful offering.”

Anonymous

“It was truly heavenly, from beginning to end!  I felt transported to a place of peace and beauty!”

Anonymous