ORCHESTRAL MASS: Church’s musical tradition ‘a treasure of inestimable value’
UWA lecturer Dr Nicholas Bannan and Cathedral Director of Music Jacinta Jakovcevic lead the choir during High Mass on Sunday 28 July. Photo: Matthew Lau.
By Matthew Lau
Perth Catholics were treated to the grandeur of sacred music during the annual St Mary’s Cathedral Orchestral Mass last Sunday.
About 110 musically gifted WA students joined the Cathedral Choir for the occasion, which this year saw the largest number of schools and universities represented since the event’s origination in 2015.
Cathedral Assistant Priest Father Conor Steadman celebrated the High Mass on 28 July, which focussed on the Gospel according to Luke 11:1-13.
At the commencement of