Category Archives: Music & Choral

Musical or choral events across the Parish and Diocese

RSCM Organ Recital

Chris Erskine and James Porteous will be presenting a recital called The Two Organs of St Paul’s.

James will do two large works on the main organ and Chris will explore the new sanctuary organ showing some of the things it can do. Come along and support two of our excellent organists.

Choral Evensong

St Paul’s Choir will sing Choral Evensong at St Paul’s. We will welcome the Canberra members of St John Ambulance Australia to this service. Music will include canticles by Morley and the anthem will be A Clare Blessing by John Rutter.

Igitur Nos Chamber Choir

Igitur Nos Chamber Choir, directed by Matthew Stuckings, will present Thomas Tallis’s sublime 40-part motet Spem in Alium in a short concert of Tallis’s music.

The performance is free, but a note donation would be welcome.

The programme will be repeated at the National Portrait Gallery on the same day at 2pm.

Choral Evensong

Our first Choral Evensong for the year will take place at 6pm on Sunday 19th February. We will welcome the Choir of All Saints’, Ainslie, which will combine with our choir for the occasion. Music is Brewer in D and the Stanford Te Deum in B flat. The guest preacher will be The Rev’d. Lynda McMinn, rector of Ainslie and formerly a curate in our parish.

Igitur Nos Chamber Choir Concert

Igitur Nos Chamber Choir, directed by Matthew Stuckings, will present Thomas Tallis’s sublime 40-part motet Spem in Alium in a short concert of Tallis’s music.

The performance is free, but a note donation would be welcome.

The programme will be repeated at the National Portrait Gallery on the same day at 2pm.

Concert

The Canberra Bach Ensemble – choir, orchestra and soloists, directed by Andrew Koll – will be performing Bach’s ‘Nunc dimittis’ Cantatas BWV 106, 125, and 95, and the Bass cantata Ich habe genug BWV 82, on Saturday 4th February at 8pm, and Sunday 5th February at 2.30pm at St Christopher’s Cathedral, Franklin Street, Manuka. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please visit the web site.

Recital

James and Mary Anne will be playing the RSCM Lunch Time Recital. The recital features music from every era, including Vivaldi, Bach, Mendelssohn, Alain, and Messiaen.

Entry is by donation to the RSCM.