‘We hope to continue to bring people to God, the source of all beauty’

Vox Antiqua, the acclaimed Hong Kong-based choir, returns to Macau on May 1 to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph with a special choral programme at two of the city’s most beautiful churches. Led by Andrew Leung, Vox Antiqua will perform William Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices, Gregorian chants, traditional hymns, and works by composers from around the world.

Cathedral to host Choral Vespers worship service: A sung meditation on the Passion of Christ

The Choral Vespers worship service presented by the Cathedral Schola Choir has become a longstanding Lenten tradition in Macau and this year will be no exception. The Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady hosts this Saturday “a sung meditation on the Lord’s Passion”. The one-of-a-kind worship service starts at 7pm.

Advent Hope in Patuá: Coro Dóci Papiaçám Sings Again for the Glory of God

Bishop D. Stephen Lee Bun-sang requested and Coro Dóci Papiaçám di Macau obliged. The interim choral ensemble sang Christmas carols in Macanese Patois outside the Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady on Saturday afternoon. Later, the group accompanied the evening mass at Saint Dominic’s Church. The purpose? To convey a message of hope, in times of crisis and rapid change.

Choral Vespers: Experience the Christmas story through the beauty of sacred music this Saturday

Advent chants, choral compositions by great symphonists, and even popular music. On Saturday, December 10th, the Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady will host a special Advent Choral Vespers service, featuring the Diocesan Choir and the Cathedral Schola of Macau. The initiative aims to prepare local Catholics for one of the most fundamental mysteries of the Catholic faith: the Nativity of Jesus.

Reviving musical heritage: Saint Pius X Academy offers pipe organ course for advanced piano students

With the hope of creating a community of organists to serve the Diocese of Macau, Saint Pius X Music Academy will be offering, for the first time ever, a certification course in playing the pipe organ, one of the most complex musical instruments ever created. Mrs. Basilla Sam, the director of the Academy talks to O Clarim about the course.