An Evening of Gregorian Chant

A Medieval Christmas: An Evening of Gregorian Chant

Gregorian Chant Choir, Schola Cantorum, will perform in the delightful ambience of the Abbey Church in what is now almost a traditional commencement of Advent for the Abbey Museum.

Schola Cantorum’s Gregorian Chants and the magical evening light from the stained glass windows of the Abbey Church create a very soothing and memorable Christmas experience.

Arrive around 5.00pm to give you sufficient time to visit the Museum to view the precious medieval manuscripts and the medieval Lamentation sculpture. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit the Museum shoppe to browse the array of unique gifts and souvenirs for those difficult-to-find Christmas gifts.

The chant begins in the Abbey Church at 6.30pm followed by a medieval themed supper of traditional Christmas food and gingerbread!

This event books out every year, so don’t miss your chance!

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Gregorian Chant

Medieval Christmas – SOLD OUT!

A mystical Christmas evening where the ancient sound of Latin melodies are just the beginning of your Yuletide experience. Allow your  spirit to travel back to yesteryear, lulled by the eerie sounds of ‘Schola Cantorum’s lonely Gregorian chant.  Be entranced by the magical dusk-light flickering through the stained glass windows highlighting the quaint surroundings of the Abbey Church.  Arrive around 5.45pm to allow time to visit the museum and view the collection of medieval manuscripts on display in the manuscript gallery. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit the museum shoppe to browse the wonderful array of  unique gifts and souvenirs for those ‘difficult-to-pick’ Christmas gifts. The chant begins at the Church at 6.30pm,  followed by a medieval themed supper of traditional Christmas food and gingerbread at the Abbey Hall.  (Parking at the rear of the museum).  This event has limited numbers and sells out quickly, so book your tickets below.

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A Medieval Christmas - an evening of Gregorian Chant

Celebrating Christmas with Ancient Song

There is no better way to commence celebrating Christmas than to attend an evening of wonderful ancient chants sung by the Brisbane choir, Schola Cantorum.  Hallelujah! It was also the ideal way to welcome the newly conserved and reconfigured Winchester Cathedral stained glass windows back to their rightful place in the Abbey Church.  After missing the group last year, an appreciative audience was delighted to have Advent ushered in with the unsurpassed sounds of the Gregorian Chants. Performed by a small but dedicated group, Schola Cantorum nevertheless filled the Abbey Church with their music for almost an hour.

More Celebrating with Medieval Christmas Fayre

Following the performance in the Church, chanters and audience moved to the Abbey Hall where tables laden with medieval Christmas themed supper awaited.  Whilst partaking of this appetising repast, chanters and audience were able to meet and mingle sharing their enjoyment of the evening.

Appetites appeased, the evening was rounded out with a further session of Christmas carols, led by Schola Cantorum but with audience members invited to join …

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A Medieval Christmas: An Evening of Gregorian Chant!

For one night only, the Abbey Museum will be hosting an evening of Medieval Christmas and Advent Gregorian Chant, presented by Schola Cantorum, Brisbane’s leading Gregorian Chant Choir. We’re very excited to be welcoming Schola Cantorum back after a brief absence.

From 6:30 pm until 9:00pm on the night of Saturday, 29th November, the sound of ancient chants will be heard drifting from the beautiful, stained glass windows of the Abbey Church. The chant recital will be followed by a light supper of medieval delicacies in the Abbey Hall.

The full menu for this supper is as follows:

Fruit mince pies, mushroom pastries, tuna pasties, plum tarts with cream, apple tarts, gingerbread, quiche, stuffed eggs, rum balls, gluten free date slice, small cakes, meatballs, and shortbread.

Nibbles

Dried apples, dried apricots, prunes, salted cashews, dates, celery, carrot sticks, grapes, and cheese.

Drinks

Wine, apple juice, orange juice, apple and black …

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