July 2019

Choral Evensong is sung by the Cathedral Choir on Monday and Thursday at 5.15pm during term time.
The Choir also sing during the Sunday morning service at 10.30am. The Cathedral Choir is in recess during the school holiday, and resume on Monday 29th July.
The Cathedral is the main host for the RSCM Winter School,
Sydney inSpires. Many of our Cathedral Choristers and lay clerks will be singing in the choirs during the week. Please look at the full programme

Monday 8 July
12.30pm: Organ Recital by Thomas Ospital (St Eustache, Paris) tickets HERE
7.30pm: Lecture: Dr Barry Rose OBE (Upper Chapter House) tickets HERE
8.30pm: Showing of the 1925 movie ‘The Phantom of the Opera’
with an improvised soundtrack on the organ by Thomas Ospital
tickets HERE

Tuesday 9 July
5.15pm: A Royal Choral Evensong
Sung by the assembled choirs of
Sydney inSpires RSCM course,
directed by Dr Barry Rose OBE

Introit: I Was Glad: Parry
Hymn: Christ is made the sure foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Responses: Martin Neary
Psalm 121 (Rose)
Canticles: Charles Wood in F (Collegium Regale)
Anthems: O Lord, make Thy servant Elizabeth: William Byrd
Let the People Praise Thee, O God: William Mathias
Hymn: Immortal, Invisible (St Denio)

Thursday 11 July
7.30pm: Carols and Lessons in July with John Rutter
Sung by the assembled choirs of Sydney inSpires RSCM course,
directed by Dr John Rutter CBE
Tickets available

Sunday 14 July
10.30am: Festival Closing Service for Sydney inSpires
: Christ is made the sure foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Lord, for the years (Lord, for the years)
I will sing the wondrous story (Hyfrydol)
Anthems: I was Glad: Parry
Come, thou fount of every blessing (trad. arr. Wilberg)
Te Deum (Collegium Regale): Howells
Let the people praise Thee, O God: Mathias
Preacher: The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies

Choral services resume on July 29th with Choral Evensong at 5.15pm

The Very Rev. Kanishka Raffel, Dean of Sydney  Mr Ross Cobb, Organist & Director of Music            Mr Sean Henderson, Assistant Organist
Mr Samuel Giddy, Senior Organ Scholar