Monthly Saturday Concerts

St. James Cathedral organises monthly concerts on the first Saturday of each month, except in January and February. 

Entry to the one-hour long concerts is free; however, donations towards the missionary work of the Parish are most appreciated. 


If you are interested in being on a mailing list about up-coming concerts or if you are a musician and would like to offer a concert at St. James Cathedral, please contact Anne

4 August, 4pm - Piano Recital

18 August, 5:30pm & 7:30pm - Special Concert

  Barrier Reef Orchestra Concert, Sacred and Secular– St James Cathedral

The next Barrier Reef Orchestra concert will take place on Saturday, 18thAugust in St James Cathedral on Cleveland Terrace. There will be two performances, at 5.30 pm and 7.30pm.

The orchestra will be conducted by Lieutenant-Colonel Craig Johnson from Canberra who is the Head of Army Music in Australia. It will feature Justin Ankus from the Australian Festival of Chamber Music playing the Cathedral’s magnificent organ and Mezzo- Soprano from Sydney, Tanya Christensen singing both Sacred and Secular pieces.

Justin will play the 3rdmovement of Saint-Saen’s Symphony No 3  and Handel’s Cuckoo and Nightingale as well as accompanying our vocalist. Other composers featured include Rossini, Bach, Bizet, Kern and Respighi .

Tickets are Adults $38, Concession $34, NQE members $32 and Students $15 available from Ticketshop,  47279797 or online.

1 September, 4pm - Variety Concert with advanced students