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In a new partnership with the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne, the MUSOC will be held at the cathedral for the first time in the series' history. Edwin Kwong will perform two works by Olivier Messiaen, and the complete suite "Évocation de l'Instrument, des Origines au XVIIeme" as improvised by Pierre Cochereau.

PLEASE NOTE the change of day and time from the usual time of 13:10 on Fridays, to 14:30 on Wednesday, for this recital only.

Free admission includes programme.

Performer: Edwin Kwong (Director of Music and Organist, St Bartholomew's Burnley)



Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Apparition de l’Église éternelle

Offrande au Saint Sacrement


Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984)

Évocation de l’Instrument, des Origines aux XVIIIeme, transcribed by Jeanne Joulain (1920-2010)

I. Kyrie

II. Petit Plein-Jeu

III. Offertoire

IV. Tierce en Taille

V. Voix humaine

VI. Basse de Cromorne

VII. Flutes

VIII. Basse Trompette

IX. Grand Plein-Jeu


The cathedral conducts its weekday mass at 13:00. We ask that any attendees of this recital to please be respectful of the conclusion of the mass, if they happen to arrive early to the cathedral.