2018 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 1
Ordinary 13
R. Proulx
G. F. Handel
Mass for the City
Since by man came death
July 8
Ordinary 14
C. Willcock
C. Willcock
Come to me

(Mass for NAIDOC Week)
July 15
Ordinary 15
A. Gabrieli (arr. Heagney)
W. Byrd
Missa brevis
Ave verum corpus
July 22
Ordinary 16
A. Gretchaninov
H. Goodall
Missa festiva
Psalm 23
July 29
Ordinary 17
G. P. da Palestrina
E. Elgar
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Ave verum corpus
August 5
St Peter Julian
W. A. Mozart
W. A. Mozart
Coronation Mass (K. 317)
Ave verum corpus

(With the Symphonia of Melbourne)

August 12
Ordinary 19
J. Byrne
F. Peeters
Mass in honour of Mary MacKillop
Ego sum panis vivus
August 19
Ordinary 20
L. Refice
P. Phillips
Missa in Assumptionis BMV
Ave verum corpus
August 26
Ordinary 21
W. Byrd
J. Rutter
Mass for five voices
Thy perfect love
September 2
Ordinary 22
A. Dvorak
C. V. Stanford
Mass in D
Beati quorum via
September 9
Ordinary 23
R. Heagney
J. Rutter
Missa Castanea
The Lord bless you and keep you
September 16
Ordinary 24 
G. P. da Palestrina
G. P. da Palestrina
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Sanctum crucem subiit
September 23
Ordinary 25
J. Haydn
F. Mendelssohn
Missa brevis S. Joannis de Deo
Grant us thy peace
September 30
Ordinary 26
Visiting Choir TBC
October 7
St Francis
H. L. Hassler
C. Willcock
Missa octo voci
Prayer of St Francis

(With Canzona Brass)
October 15
Ordinary 28
C. Willcock
L. King
Missa Magis
Let us love in deed and truth
October 21
Ordinary 29
T. L. de Victoria
G. F. Handel
Missa O quam gloriosum
Surely he hath borne our griefs
October 28
Ordinary 30
F. Liszt
W. Byrd
Missa Choralis
Sacerdotes Domini
November 4
Ordinary 31
L. Vierne
W. Lloyd Webber
Messe solonnelle
Love divine
November 11
Ordinary 32
C. Willcock
C. Willcock
Mass for the Fallen
We will remember them

(with the St Francisí Youth Choir and the Symphonia of Melbourne)

November 18
Ordinary 33
W. Byrd
R. Dering
Mass for five voices
Factum est silentium 
November 25
Christ the King
C. Gounod
J. Haydn
Messe solonnelle
The heavens are telling
(with present and former members of St Francisí Choir and the Symphonia of Melbourne)


Advent & Christmas

December 2
Advent 1
M. Praetorius
Missa XI 'Orbis factor'
Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
December 9
Advent 2
G. P. da Palestrina
M. How
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Arise, shine
December 14
The annual Carol Festival will take place at 7.00pm
December 16
Advent 3
J. Haydn
Missa Rorate coeli
Rejoice in the Lord alway
December 24
Advent 4
J. Langlais
J. Langlais
Missa in simplicitate
Ave maris stella

(Merlyn Quaife AM, soloist)
December 24
Christmas Midnight
G. Malcolm
G. F. Handel
Missa ad praesepe
Glory to God

(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, 10 February 2019.
During the summer, the music will be led by organist and cantor. 


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