MUSIC AT THE CATHEDRAL
December 2017


Sunday 17 December
10.30am Morning Prayer
(Cathedral Choir) 
Anthems: The Three Kings: Cornelius
Hail, O Virgin: Rachmaninoff
E'en so, Lord Jesus: Manz
Hymns: All people that on Earth do dwell
On Jordan's bank
Hark the Herald Angels sing

Monday 18 December
5.15pm: Choral Evensong
(Cathedral Choir) 
Introit: Ding Dong, merrily on high
Responses: Neary
Psalm 150: Stanford
Gibbons short service
Anthem: The Three Kings: Cornelius
Hymn: Lo, He comes with clouds descending

Thursday 21 December
7.30pm: A Service of Carols and Readings by candlelight
The Archbishop of Sydney, the Cathedral Choir, the Cathedral Brass Consort
The Holly & The Ivy: Nixon
I saw three ships: trad, arr. Simon Preston
In the bleak midwinter: Darke
The Dream Isaiah saw: Rudolph
Carol of the Magi: Rutter
O Magnum Mysterium: Lauridsen
Carols: Once in Royal David's City
O Little Town of Bethlehem
God rest ye merry, gentlemen
Hark the Herald
O Come all ye faithful

Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December
10.00am: Holy Communion (The Cathedral Choir & The Cathedral Brass Consort)
Anthems: The dream Isaiah saw: Rudolph
Gallery Carol: Gardner
Hail O Virgin: Rachmaninoff
Carol of the Magi: Rutter
Carols: Angels from the Realms of Glory
The First Nowell
Hark the Herald

6.30 & 8.30pm: Carols by Candlelight
(The Cathedral Choir & The Cathedral Brass Consort)
Choir: Immanuel: Card
O Holy Night: Adam
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day: Gardner
Lullay, Lulla: Stopford
Shepherd's pipe carol: Rutter
Carols: Once in Royal David's City
Silent Night
Hark the Herald
O Come all ye faithful

11.00pm: Carols by Candlelight
(The Cathedral Choirmen & ladies' chorale, The Cathedral Brass Consort)
Carols: Once in Royal David's City
Silent Night
Hark the Herald
O Come all ye faithful
Choir: O Holy Night: Adam
Lullay, lullay: Stopford
Shepherd's pipe carol: Rutter

Christmas Day, Monday 25 December
10.00am: Christmas Celebration
with the Archbishop
(The Cathedral Choir & Brass)
Gallery Carol: Gardner
I saw three ships: trad, arr. Simon Preston
I sing the birth: Wilby
Carols: O Come, all ye faithful
Joy to the World
Hark the Herald
 

Choral services resume on 1 February 2018

The Very Rev. Kanishka Raffel, Dean of Sydney            Mr Ross Cobb, Director of Music