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Advent Concert 2017 @ St Andrew's Cathedral: O What a Night!

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St. Andrew's Cathedral (Nave)

11 St Andrew's Road

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This concert will be presented by choral director Sir Peter Low and the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ to observe the season of Advent with traditional sacred songs and carols from around there world. There will be a general collection for the work of St Andrew’s Mission Hospital and Singapore Anglican Community Services.

Admission is by ticket only. Please note children 5 years and below will not be admitted.

For more information, contact Ee May at khoo.ee.may@cathedral.org.sg



Sir Peter Low began singing in the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Queen St. in 1956. He joined the Choir at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in 1960 until 1965 when he started a Youth Choir at the Church of St. Michael, St. Michael's Road. The Choir migrated to the Church of the Risen Christ in 1970 where it served for the next 32 years. In 2002 it was installed as the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ which it still serves today. Peter earned His Diploma in Music from the National Institute of Education, Singapore where he studied under the late Matthew Leong. He joined the Singapore Youth Choir in 1970 and was appointed Associate Conductor in 1971. The Choir won Singapore's First Choral Gold at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in 1974. For his work in promoting Choral Music in Singapore under the aegis of the 'Music for Everyone"series organized by the Ministry of Culture, Peter was awarded the National Youth Service Award at the Istana in 1979.

Both the Risen Christ Choir and the Risen Christ Junior Choir which he founded in 1970 worked extensively with the Singapore Tourist Board and Singapore Airlines to promote Singapore as a tourist destination from 1978 to 1985. The Choir released 7 commercial albums of Sacred songs and local folk songs under the WEA label.
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