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Bel a cappella | Lighten Our Darkness

2 September 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

$20 – $45

An evening of sublime sounds in the resounding acoustic of St Augustine’s to celebrate music from Tudor polyphony to the present day. We mark 400 years since the death of William Byrd and Thomas Weelkes, as well as celebrating Balmain composer Ross Edwards’ 80th birthday, in a program based around prayers for light in dark times.


Monica Buckland


Robert Wylkynson The Apostles’ Creed

Philippe de Monte Super flumina Babylonis

William Byrd Quomodo cantabimus

William Byrd Ave verum corpus

William Byrd Laudibus in sanctis

John Sheppard The Lord’s Prayer

Thomas Weelkes Hosanna to the Son of David

Thomas Tallis O nata lux

Keren Terpstra Light

William Mathias O nata lux

Advent Prose Drop down ye heavens

William Byrd Rorate caeli

Anna Semple Drop down

Charles Wood Hail, gladdening light

Ross Edwards Hymnus ante somnum

Thomas Tallis Te lucis ante terminum

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2 September 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
$20 – $45
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Bel a Cappella


St Augustine’s Catholic Church, Balmain
Eaton Street
Balmain, NSW 2041 Australia
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