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Mass setting: Missa Brevis by Matyas Seiber
Offertory: Rememer not, Lord, our offences by Henry Purcell
Communion: Ah! my dear Lord by Barry Ferguson

The Presentation in the Temple and the Feast of Dedication

The Canterbury Mass (Anthony Piccolo)
Offertory: Behold, the tabernacle of God (William Harris)
Communion: Locus iste (Anton Bruckner)

The music will include the following:

Introit: O Quam Gloriosam - Victoria
Precess and responses: William Smith of Durham
Evening service: Stanford in B flat
Anthem: And I saw a new Heaven - Bainton
Please join us for this lovely service, it will be the last Evensong in 2016.

Music by Gabriel Fauré

With chamber orchestra
and the choir of Christ church
directed by George King


On Sunday 23 October both services will be of a very special nature, due to the visit of The Hall School Chapel Choir, London, directed by Paul Dean, with Willie Steyn at the organ.  They will be joined in the morning by some of our choir members.

9.15am Choral Eucharist:
Missa brevis ('Sparrow Mass'), K220 -- WA Mozart
Expectans expectavi -- Charles Wood

6.00pm Choral Evensong:
Preces and responses -- Richard Ayleward
Herbert Brewer in D
Te lucis ante terminum -- H. Balfour Gardiner

Choral Eucharist at 09h15

Missa super Frère Thibault -- Orlande de Lassus
Offertory anthem: Come let’s rejoice -- John Amner
Communion motet: View me, Lord -- Richard Lloyd

Evensong at 17h00

Introit: Phos Hilaron -- Andrew J. Walker
Preces and responses: Herbert Sumsion
Service: Derek Holman in F minor
Anthem: Love bade me welcome -- John Tavener

The music will include

Missa In illo tempore -- attributed to Claudio Monteverdi
O taste and see -- Ralph Vaughan Williams
O sacrum convivium -- Olivier Messiaen

Please join us for this inspiring combined service of Choral Evensong. The choirs of Christ Church Arcadia and St George's Parktown will join forces on Sunday, 5 June, in what promises to be a magnificent musical offering. Do not miss this opportunity to hear two committed choirs performing such large scale music. We look forward to welcoming you. The music will include:

Long since in Egypt's plenteous land (Parry)
Respones (Clucas)
Psalm 150 (Stanford)
Evening Canticles in F (Ireland)
The Spirit of the Lord (Elgar)
Behold, I stand at the door (Walford Davies)

The music will be conducted by Richard Pantcheff and George King. The organist will be Marnus Greyling.

The service will be preceded by a short, gratis organ recital at 17:15, given by established organist, Kevin Kraak.

Morning Eucharist 09h15
The Wiltshire Service (Richard Shepherd)
If ye love me (Thomas Tallis)
Ave verum (William Byrd)
Evensong 18h00
Introit: O sing joyfully (Adrian Batten)
Preces and responses: Richard Ayleward
Second Service (William Byrd)
Anthem: Laetentur coeli (Wiliam Byrd)

The Wiltshire Service (Richard Shepherd)
Christ the Lord hath risen (Medieval German melody, arr. G.R. Woodward)
Ave verum (Gabriel Faure)