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Celebrating 200 years of our Choristers


On 31 August 1819, St Andrew’s Cathedral’s foundation stone was laid by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. In the later special opening service of St Andrew’s Cathedral, he ordered a choir be formed out of the early colony’s ex-convicts and their children.

Today, the St Andrew’s Cathedral Choir organizes world-wide tours, performs in front of royalty and plays a significant role in the cultural life of Sydney.

The Choir is celebrating its 200th anniversary with a celebration concert this Saturday at 5pm.

Says Choir Director Ross Cobb, “Some of the music played at the first Cathedral service will be performed at a celebration concert, which commemorates some of the momentous events over the years, especially the visits of royalty to St Andrew’s Cathedral!”

Keeping in Tune With Heaven: Saturday 31 August 2019, St Andrew’s Cathedral. Tickets from $15. Book now.

Then Sunday service at 10am on Sunday 1 September, at St Andrew’s Cathedral.