Friday 31 August 2012 | By

ED2012 Music Review: Cathedral Festival Eucharists (St Mary’s Cathedral)

ED2012 3/5 Reviews ED2012 Music Reviews

‘Cathedral Festival Eucharists’ provided more of a religious experience than a performance as such. Held in the beautiful surroundings of St. Mary’s Cathedral, the service did have a majestic air about it, while the choir, dressed in white and red, made a stunning sound and the acoustics of the tremendous building enhanced the voices brilliantly. This is probably not an experience for the non-religious however, with communion held midway through the service and several bible readings and declarations of faith throughout. If you are religious, it was a beautiful service, and the injections of choral mastery, including the works of Schubert and Bach, alongside traditional hymns, made it a quite dramatic and memorable experience.

St Mary’s Cathedral, 12, 19, 26, Aug, 10.30am, 16, 23, 30 Aug, 5.30pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [Hannah Sweetnam]


  • ThreeWeeks Podcast Edition 08: Wrap Up
  • Photo Shoot: Editors’ Award winners
  • ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards 2014 presented
  • Morgan & West: A subtle kind of magic
  • Tom Neenan: The incident at the Half Moon Inn (A Fringe ghost story)
  • ThreeWeeks Podcast Edition 07: Week Three