Sweet sounds of Sistine Chapel choir fill Toronto cathedral
It was as if the sounds of Heaven descended upon Toronto when the Sistine Chapel choir performed at St. Michael’s Cathedral Sept. 26.
A sold-out crowd of 1,200 people were treated to the delicate but dynamic sounds of Renaissance sacred music from the Sistine Chapel choir with choirmaster Msgr. Massimo Palombella.
“When we heard that they were coming, it was just palpable at the school,” said St. Michael’s Choir School director Stephen Handrigan. “The boys are in awe of the legacy of the music they heard tonight.”
The choir, made up of 30 boys and 22 men, performed a rich repertoire of sacred