Cantata service

The Adelaide Cantata Band will be presenting the cantata 'Nun komm der Heiden Heiland' by J.S. Bach within the 11am choral worship service at Pilgrim Uniting Church on Sunday 4 December. We asked some of their musicians to tell us all about it!

Final evensong for 2022

We’re preparing for our last evensong of the year! Join us at 5pm on Saturday 3 December for the Merton College Service by Ēriks Ešenvalds. For us this will be some valuable practice for our tour: we’ll be singing this setting of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis at Salisbury Cathedral and York Minster. The photo... Continue Reading →

Geraint Lewis: The souls of the righteous

At our evensong services this coming weekend we will be singing ‘The souls of the righteous’ by Geraint Lewis as the anthem, in recognition of Remembrance Day.  Geraint Lewis (b. 1958) is a Welsh composer who studied at St John’s College Cambridge, and upon graduating was appointed to the music staff of the University of... Continue Reading →

Guest organist David Drury

We are so very fortunate to be accompanied on our forthcoming tour of England by one of Australia's foremost organists, David Drury (Sydney). David will be in Adelaide on the weekend of 12-13 November for a choir workshop and not one but two Evensongs: 5pm Sat 12 Nov at Pilgrim, and 6pm Sun 13 Nov... Continue Reading →

Hereford Cathedral

With the program coming together for our post-Christmas tour of England, we have scheduled the Dyson in D setting for our second evensong, in gorgeous Hereford Cathedral (pictured). We’ll soon be singing this service twice on the same weekend in Adelaide: on Saturday 12 Nov at 5pm at Pilgrim, and on Sunday 13 Nov at... Continue Reading →

Next evensong(s): Dyson in D

We'll soon be singing the D major evensong setting by George Dyson at two successive services: 5pm Saturday 12 November at Pilgrim and 6pm Sunday 13 November at St Peter's Cathedral. We'll be taking this setting on our Tour of English Cathedrals departing Boxing Day, and will be singing it in Hereford Cathedral and York... Continue Reading →

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