Published on 14 Jun 2012
You are invited to experience a ‘festival’ of Sacred Music at Christ Church Cathedral.
Sundays, June 24 – July 29 at the 10:30am Festival Eucharist.
June 24 – Ste. Jean Baptiste
Saint John the Baptist Day is celebrated with the French Canadian Folk Mass La Messe Quebecoise, with the Cathedral Choir & Van Django’s fiddle & bass player
July 1 – God Keep Our Land
For Canada Day, the beauty of women’s voices will highlight selected sacred music of Canadian composers Daley, Lang, Telfer and Willan.
July 8 – Hanacpachap!
Members of the Cathedral Choir will sing early music from the Americas of the 17th Century. Featured will be the earliest printed polyphony from the continent of South America Hanacpachap cussicuinin, sung in the Quechua language.
July 15 – Voices & Viols
The evocative timbre of the viol da gamba (a consort of 6 players) and solo voices will feature the music of Byrd, Gibbons and Schutz
July 22 – One-On-A-Part
Single voices each on their own part offer rich multi-voiced repertoire of the Renaissance – music by Byrd, Gabrieli, Sweelinck and Tomkins.
July 29 – Trumpets Two
As well as enriching the accompaniments to our congregational hymn-singing, music for 2 trumpets and organ will uplift this liturgy. Chris Robertson and Henry Christian on trumpet; Rupert Lang organist.
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