2019 Music Program

The choir sings regularly at the 11.00am Sunday solemn Eucharist unless otherwise indicated.

Click here for a downloadable version of the program (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view it).

Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances, this program may be subject to change.

July 7
Ordinary 14
R. Heagney
R. Reboud
Eymard Mass
I was overjoyed
July 14
Ordinary 15
C. Willcock
L. King
Let us love in deed and truth

(Mass for NAIDOC Week)
July 21
Ordinary 16
R. Proulx
A. Bruckner 
Mass for the City
Locus iste
July 28
Ordinary 17
R. R. Terry
F. Peeters
Mass in C (Mass of St Dominic)
The Lord's Prayer
August 4
St Peter Julian
J. Haydn
C. Mawby
Missa S. Nicolai
Ave verum corpus

(With the Symphonia of Melbourne)
August 11
Ordinary 19
N. Ancell
C. Willcock
Missa Trinitatis
Come, you blessed
August 18
Ordinary 20
L. Refice
P. Stopford
Missa in Assumptionis BMV
Ave Maria
August 25
Ordinary 21
R. Heagney
F. A. G. Ousley
Missa Castanea
From the rising of the sun
September 1
Ordinary 22
T. L. de Victoria
T. L. de Victoria
Missa O quam gloriosum
O quam gloriosum
September 8
Ordinary 23
J. Haydn
R. Heagney
Missa brevis S. Joannis de Deo
As truly as God is our Father
September 15
Ordinary 24 
C. Willcock
D. Lobo
Pater, peccavi
September 22
Ordinary 25
R. R. Terry
M. Dupre
Mass in C (Mass of St Dominic)
Ave verum corpus
September 29
Ordinary 26
W. Byrd
C. V. Stanford 
Mass for four voices
Beati quorum via
October 6
St Francis
H. L. Hassler
C. Willcock
Missa octo voci
Prayer of St Francis

(With Canzona Brass)
October 13
Ordinary 28
A. Gretchaninov
F. Mendelssohn
Missa Festiva
Grant us thy peace
October 20
Ordinary 29
G. P. da Palestrina
W. Byrd
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Ave verum corpus
October 27
Ordinary 30
R. Heagney
E. Rayson
Missa Castanea
I will thank you, Lord
November 3
Ordinary 31
G. Faure

(Annual Commemoration of the Deceased Members and Benefactors of St Francisí Choir.
St Francis' Choir is joined by the St Francis' Youth Choir and the Symphonia of Melbourne.)

November 10
Ordinary 32
A. Gabrieli (arr. Heagney)
G. P. da Palestrina
Missa Brevis
Sicut cervus
November 17
Ordinary 33
L. Vierne
J. Haydn
Messe solennelle
Insane et vanae curae 
November 24
Christ the King
J. Haydn
J. Haydn
Nelson Mass
The heavens are telling

(with present and former members of St Francisí Choir and the Symphonia of Melbourne)


Advent & Christmas

December 1
Advent 1
D. Bartolucci
J. S. Bach
Missa de Angelis
Zion hears the watchmen's voices
December 8
Advent 2
J. Haydn
M. Praetorius
Missa brevis S. Joannis de Deo
Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
December 15
Advent 3
H. Schroeder
R. Twynham
Missa Gregoriana
Rorate coeli
December 20
The annual Carol Festival will take place at 7.00pm
December 22
Advent 4
A. Halliday New works

(Merlyn Quaife AM, soloist)
December 24
Christmas Midnight
M.-A. Charpentier
A. Adam
Messe de minuit
O holy night

(With the Symphonia of Melbourne)
December 25
Christmas Day
The National Men's Choir, directed by Philip Carmody, will sing at the 11.00am solemn Eucharist
St Francis' Choir will resume its ministry at the 11.00am Eucharist on Sunday, 9 February 2020.
During the summer, the music will be led by organist and cantor. 


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