Choral Evensong
Saturday December 9, 2023, 5:00 PM
Sunday December 10, 2023, 10:30 am
Choral Evensong
Saturday December 9, 2023, 5:00 PM
Sunday December 10, 2023, 10:30 am


Pontifical High Mass
Sunday December 3, 2023

Pontifical High Mass, 1st Sunday of Advent & Patron's Feast
Cappella Nicolai

Byrd Mass for Five Voices (K, A)
Part Ode III: O Holy St. Nicholas
Bruckner Locus iste
Howells O Salute Hostia
Balbi Dominus dabit

Advent Procession
Saturday December 2, 2023

Advent Procession with Carols
St Nicholas Chorale

Brightwell A Matin Responsory
Prayer Prayer
Hymn: Come thou Redeemer of the earth PUER NOBIS NASCITUR
Gregorian Chant Rorate cœli
First Lesson Zechariah 2:10-13
Hymn: Let all mortal flesh keep silence PICARDY (descant: Stephen Jackson)
Second Lesson Isaiah 11:1-10
Goldschmidt A tender shoot
Hymn: O come, O come Emmanuel VENI CREATOR (descant: Andrew Carter)
Third Lesson Isaiah 40:1-8
trade And the glory of the Lord
Hymn: Rake! A herald voice is calling MERTON (descant: Alan Gray)
Fourth Lesson Baruch 4:36-5:9
Christopher Steele People look East
Hymn: On Jordan's Bank WINCHESTER NEW (descant: Giles Brightwell)
Fifth Lesson Luke 1:26-38
Stanford Magnificat in G
Hymn: Sing we of the blessed Mother ABBOT'S LEIGH
Sixth Lesson Jeremiah 31:31-34
Purcell Thou knowest Lord, the secrets of our hearts
Seventh Lesson Revelation 21:5-7; 22:12-3, 20
Wood O thou, the central orb
Hymn: Lo! he comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY (descant: Richard Lloyd)

Sunday November 26, 2023

Eucharistic celebration, Solemnity of Christ King of the Universe
Basilica Consort

Palestrina Missa O Rex gloriæ (G, A)
Sebastian de Vivanco O Rex glory
Byrd Beati mundo corde
Isaac Qui manducat

Choral Evensong
Saturday November 25, 2023

Choral Evensong, Eve of the Solemnity of Christ the King
Cappella Nicolai (lower voices)

Boyce The Lord is King
Responses (Plain Song)
Office Hymn: Rejoice! The Lord is King! GOPSAL
Psalm 93 Dominus regnavite (Plain song)
Canticles: Sumsion in G (MV)
Ernest Walker Lord, thou hast been our refuge
Hymn: Crown him with many crowns DIADEMATA

Eucharistic celebration (NPO 2)
Sunday November 19, 2023

Eucharistic celebration, 33rd Sunday dhj
Cappella Nicolai

Live on TV/Internet via NPO 2 or watch and listen later.

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli 
Sweelinck De profundis clamavi
Sweelinck O sacrum convivium
Isaac Amen, Dico vobis quidquid orantes

Choral Evensong
Saturday November 18, 2023

Choral Evensong, Eve of the Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Trinity
St Nicholas Chorale

parshall God be in my head
Responses: Sanders
Office Hymn: Be thou my vision SLANE
Psalm 128 Beati omnes (Stainer)
Canticles: Sumsion in A
Mendelssohn Verleih uns Frieden, gnädiglich
HYMN Thy hand, O God, has guided THORNBURY

Sunday November 12, 2023

Eucharistic Celebration, 32nd Sunday dhj
Basilica Consort

lassus Missa Bell 'Amfitrit' Altera (K, A)
lassus benedic anima mea
De Wert Providebum Dominum

Choral Evensong
Saturday November 11, 2023

Choral Evensong, Armistice Day
Cappella Nicolai

parry My Soul, There is a Country 
Office Hymn: O God, our help in ages past
Psalm 46 Deus noster refugium
Canticles: Bairstow in D
Ireland Greater love hath no man
Hymn: O valiant hearts THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

Sunday November 5, 2023

Eucharistic celebration, Willibrord Sunday
Basilica Consort

lassus Missa 'Qual Donna' (K, A)
lassus Benedic anima mea Domino
Robledo Hoc corpus
lassus Iustorum animae

Choral Evensong
Saturday November 4, 2023

Choral Evensong, Memorial of St Charles Borromeo, Bishop 
St Nicholas Chorale

Stanford beati quorum via
Office Hymn: Deck yourself, my soul with gladness SCHMÜCKE DICH
Rose Preces & Responses for Magdalen College
Psalm 94 Deus ultimate (Stainer)
Canticles: Dyson in F
Sir Ernest Bullock Give us the wings of faith
Hymn: Rock of ages cleft for me TOPLADY

H. Nicholas Basilica
Prince Hendrikkade 73
1012 AD Amsterdam

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