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A Choral Christmas Celebration - St Mary's Cathedral Choir

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Enjoy a traditional Christmas Choir

Christmas is fast approaching and soon the festive celebrations will begin. On Friday 13 December, St Mary's Cathedral will come alive with the angelic voices of the St Mary's Cathedral Choir. This year is the Choir's 201st anniversary. St Mary's Cathedral Choir is formed by 24 boy choristers alongside 12 professional adult singers and is Australia's oldest musical ensemble with origins tracing back to 1818.

St Mary's Cathedral Choir, A Choral Christmas Celebration
St Mary's Cathedral Choir

The St Mary's Cathedral Choir has recently given several concert performances to critical acclaim including a widely-praised performance of Monteverdi's Vespers in collaboration with The Song Company and the Orchestra of the Antipodes. In 2018, the Choir performed in the International Gregorian Chant Festival in Watou, Belgium, and also performed for His Holiness, Pope Francis in Rome.

St Mary's Cathedral Choir, A Choral Christmas Celebration
St Mary's Cathedral Choir

Joining the Choir will be the Sinfonia Australia Orchestra. They are renowned for a number of recorded CD's made with solo voice and solo instrumentalists, including winning awards with the complete set of Beethoven piano concertos with pianist Gerard Willems. Other projects include a co-presentation between ABC TV, ABC Classics and Opera Australia and also recorded soundtracks for several feature films including The Bank and The Boys.

St Mary's Cathedral Choir, A Choral Christmas Celebration
image credit - Giovanni Portelli

"With so much change and confusion in the world, we offer a traditional Christmas experience of transcendent beauty, stillness, and peace. Be inspired by soul-stirring music in the awe-inspiring grandeur of St Mary's Cathedral. Give yourself the gift of music this Christmas" said Thomas Wilson Director of Music at the St Mary's Cathedral Choir.

Don't miss out, purchase your tickets now:

Prices: General Admission tickets from $25.
Premium Reserve tickets from $55.
Group and Family discounts are available

Bookings: or phone 02 8256 2222
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Why? Choral Christmas Celebration
When: Friday 13 December, 2019 11am and 7pm
Phone: 02 8256 2222
Where: St Mary's Cathedral, St Mary's Rd, Sydney
Cost: General admission from $25 per person, premium reserve $55
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