December 3, 2017

L'Oasis Musicale: Concerts at the Cathedral and at St George's

The annual sing-along Handel’s Messiah:
Christ Church Cathedral, Saturday, December 9, 4:30 pm
Admission free, scores available

"From the fig tree learn its lesson [NRSV, Mark 13:28a].”

The First Sunday of Advent

10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Cathedral Singers

Prelude: Trio super Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660 [listen], Johann Sebastian Bach
Setting: Missa in Adventu, Patrick Wedd (b. 1948)

Introit: Advent Prose [listen & text], Plainsong mode 1
Motet: And I will betroth you [text], Michael Zev Gordon (b. 1963)
Postlude: Fantasia “Lo, he comes,”  William Lloyd Webber (1914-82)  

12h45 Eucharistie chantée
Le Quatuor des chanteurs de la cathédrale

Prélude :   Veni Emmanuel, James Woodman (né en 1957)
Ordinaire :  Missa in a, Pompeo Cannicciari (1670-1744)

Introït :  Jerusalem Surge [texte] [YouTube], Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517)

Motet : Prope est Dominus [texte] [YouTube], Jacob Regnart (1544-99)

Postlude : Veni Emmanuel, James Woodman

Click for 4:00 pm Procession
with Readings and Carols for Advent
The Cathedral Singers
(For live streaming via Radio Ville Marie, click here)