Online Advent Calendar

Welcome to our online Advent Calendar. Throughout Advent we will be sharing music, reflections, and poetry every day on our Facebook and YouTube pages.

December 13th

December 12th

December 11th

December 10th

December 9th

December 8th

December 7th

December 6th

December 5th

Today we take you on a tour of our Song School, and take a closer look at Phoebe Anna Traquair’s murals:

December 4th

Today our Lay Clerks are singing Thomas Tallis “Audivi Vocem”
I heard a voice coming from heaven:
Store up oil in your vessels,
Until the bridegroom cometh.
A cry goes up at midnight:
Behold, the bridegroom cometh.

December 3rd

Today our Assistant Organist, Adam Wilson, plays Jeanne Demesseux’s Rorate Caeli

December 2nd

Today’s video comes from St Mary’s Music School, this is Katie (P7) playing ‘Concerto’ by O’Carolan.

December 1st

Today our Chaplain, Andy Philip, reads Malcolm Guite’s ‘O Rex Gentium’, from ‘The Great O Antiphons in Sounding the Seasons’

30th November

O Antiphons Procession. This first video is of our Lay Clerks singing the O Antiphons. The lay clerks recorded them in different parts of the Cathedral, with each Antiphon gradually getting louder as we process through the building: