MUSIC AT THE CATHEDRAL
November - December 2017


Sunday 26 November
10.30am Morning Prayer
(Cathedral Choir) 
Anthems: Te Deum (Collegium Regale): Howells
Jubilate: Howells
Christus factus est: Bruckner
Hymns: Praise to the Lord, The Almighty
Tell out my soul
Christ Triumphant

Monday 27 November
5.15pm: Choral Evensong
(Cathedral Choristers) 
Responses: Ebdon
Psalm 23
Blake in D
Light of the World: Dankworth
Hymn: Love Divine

Thursday 30 November - St Andrew's Day
1.10pm: Organ Recital:
Ross Cobb (Cathedral Organist) & Cathedral Choristers
5.15pm Choral Communion [1662] (Cathedral Choir)
Setting: Harold Darke in F (K, C, S, A, G) 
Anthem: E'en so, Lord Jesus: Manz
Hymns: O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
Jesus calls us, o'er the tumult
For all the Saints

Advent Sunday, 3 December
10.30am Cantata 140: 'Sleepers Wake' (Wachet Auf, ruft uns die stimme)
Preacher- The Archbishop of Sydney
The Cathedral Choir
The Academy of Ancient Music (on period instruments)
Penelope Mills- soprano, Christopher Richardson- bass
Ross Cobb, conductor

7.30pm Advent Carol Service by Candlelight
Preacher- The Archbishop of Sydney
The Cathedral Choir & Brass Consort
Music by Gibbons, Guest, Rutter, Manz, Steel & Rachmaninoff

Monday 4 December
5.15pm: Choral Evensong
(Cathedral Choristers) 
Responses: Ayleward
Psalm 123
Thiman in F
Anthem: The Advent Prose
Hymn: Rejoice, The Lord is King

Thursday 7 December
1.10pm Organ Recital: Douglas Tang (King's College Cambridge / St Mary's Cathedral)
5.15pm Choral Evensong (Sung by the Cathedral Singers)
Responses: 
Psalm
Anthem: 
Hymn: On Jordan's bank, the Baptist's cry

Sunday 10 December
10.30am Morning Prayer
(Cathedral Choir) 
Anthems: If The Lord had not helped me: Bairstow
This is the Record of John: Gibbons
People look East: Steel

Monday 11 December
5.15pm: Choral Evensong
(Cathedral Choristers) 
Responses: Boughen for trebles
Psalm 123
Magnificat: Blatchley in C
Nunc Dimittis: Burgon in F
Anthem: In the bleak midwinter: Darke
Hymn: Wake, O wake

Thursday 14 December
1.10pm Organ Recital: Alexandra Sidorenko (Sydney)
5.15pm Choral Evensong (Cathedral Choir)
Responses: Smith
Psalm 90
Francis Jackson in G
Anthem: Let all mortal flesh keep silence: Bairstow
Hymn: O Come, o come, Immanuel (arr. Carter)

Sunday 17 December
10.30am Morning Prayer
(Cathedral Choir) 
Anthems: Shepherd's pipe carol: Rutter
Lord, for Thy tender mercy's sake: Farrant
Seek Him that maketh the seven stars: Dove

Monday 18 December
5.15pm: Choral Evensong
(Cathedral Choir) 
Introit: E'en so, Lord Jesus: Manz
Responses: Neary
Psalm 150: Stanford
Dyson in D
Anthem: What sweeter music: Rutter
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
On Christmas Night: arr. Willcocks
In the bleak midwinter: Darke
Carol of the Magi: Rutter
Ding dong, merrily on high: trad, arr. Wilberg

Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December
10.30am: Morning Prayer (The Cathedral Choir & The Cathedral Brass Consort)
Anthems: The dream Isaiah saw: Rudolph
Carol of the Magi: Rutter
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day: Gardiner
Carols: The First Nowell
Hark the Herald
Once in Royal David's city

6.30 & 8.30pm: Carols by Candlelight
(The Cathedral Choir & The Cathedral Brass Consort)
11.30pm: Holy Communion & Carols
(The Cathedral Choirmen & ladies' chorale & The Cathedral Brass Consort)

Christmas Day, Monday 25 December
10.00am: Christmas Celebration
with the Archbishop
(The Cathedral Choir & Brass)
 

Choral services resume on 1 February 2018

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