24 December 2011, 23:00 – Midnight Mass for the Feast of the Nativity

Mass Setting
The Mass for the Feast of the Nativity
George T. King (b. 1947)

Offertory Carol
O sleep, thou heaven-born treasure, thou
Nineteenth-century Bavarian carol

Communion Motet
O magnum mysterium
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)

Organ voluntary
Dieu parmi nous
from La Nativité du Seigneur
Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)

For this service, the choir was joined by Nicol Viljoen, currently principal organist at the Cathedral of St. Andrew and St. Michael, Bloemfontein, and the organ voluntary was performed by Martina Viljoen, who recently retired as principal organist of Bloempark Reformed Church, Bloemfontein.

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