Organ Manuals

Cathedral Choir

Feast of All Souls: Duruflé Requiem, Op. 9

Requiem ChantWednesday, November 2nd, 2016
at 6:00 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir will present Duruflé’s Requiem in honor of the Feast of All Souls. The work will be sung in the context of a liturgy celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell.

Dr. Richard K. Fitzgerald, conductor
Mr. Robert Wisniewski, organist

As this is a liturgical event, there is no charge for admission.

Mary-Louise Langlais

Jean LanglaisSunday, November 13, 2016
at 3:00 p.m.

Madame Langlais will perform works of her late husband, Jean Langlais. In addition, the Cathedral Choir will present choral music of Langlais including the Cinq motets and the Messe solennelle; Dr. Richard K. Fitzgerald, conductor and Mr. Robert Wisniewski, organist.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and CarolsSunday, December 11, 2016
at 3:00 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass mark the season with their annual presentation of Lessons and Carols, including works by Langlais, Verdi, and Mathias as well as familiar carols sung by all.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Lessons and Carols at the Cathedral

Advent WreathSunday, December 13, 2015 at 3 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and soloists from the ensemble will join forces with the Cathedral Brass for a program of works for Advent and Christmas. Featuring a selection of pieces by Tavener, Palestrina, Rheinberger, and more, this year’s concert has something for all lovers of great sacred music. The audience will also have the opportunity to sing the great carols of the season with orchestra and organs.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Donor Concert and Reception

Cathedral ChoirDonor Concert and Reception
Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Those who have generously supported the work of Cathedral Music will be invited to a private concert and reception in their honor. This annual concert takes place in the Cathedral Apse and is the Cathedral musicians’ way of showing appreciation to those who make the Cathedral Concerts possible.

Lessons and Carols

Advent WreathSunday, December 14, 2014
at 3 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass present their annual program of music for Advent and Christmas. Scripture readings are juxtaposed with choral music to tell the story of the Christ child from the foretelling by the prophets to the visit of the Magi. The audience also has the opportunity to join the choir, brass, and organs in singing the traditional carols of the season.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Renaissance Music in Lent

crucifixSunday, March 8, 2015
at 7:30 p.m.

Thomas Tallis’s 40-voice motet, Spem in alium, stands as a towering achievement in Renaissance choral polyphony. The Cathedral Choir will be joined by several additional choirs to perform this work as well as other selections of music for Lent and Holy Week.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door.

Lessons and Carols

Advent WreathSunday, December 15, 2013; 3 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and soloists will by joined by the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra for a program of works for Advent and Christmas, including Felix Mendelssohn’s rarely performed Vom Himmel hoch. The audience will also have the opportunity to sing the great carols of the season with orchestra and organs.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Messe pour Notre Dame

David BriggsSunday, March 23, 2014; 3 p.m.

British concert organist and composer David Briggs will accompany the Cathedral Choir in the Midwest premier of his Messe pour Notre Dame and other works. David’s brilliant improvisations will be interspersed with the choral movements.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Donor Concert and Reception

1112schola_350x350Sunday, May 19, 2013; 7:30 p.m.

Those who have generously supported the work of Cathedral Music will be invited to a private concert and reception in their honor. This annual concert takes place in the Cathedral Apse and is the Cathedral musicians’ way of showing appreciation to those who make the Cathedral Concerts possible.

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