Organ Manuals

Cathedral Choir

Duruflé Requiem Op. 9

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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; Miss Nicole Simental, organist.

Lessons and Carols

Lessons and CarolsSunday, December 10, 2017
at 3:00 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass mark the season with their annual presentation of Lessons and Carols. The afternoon will include works by Poulenc, Victoria, and Lauridsen, among others, as well as familiar carols sung by all.

“What is Sacred Music?”

Sunday, January 21, 2018
at 3:00 p.m.

Lecture given by Cathedral Director of Music, Dr. Richard K. Fitzgerald: “What is sacred music? Music of the Church as defined by official documents.” Using enlightening Church documents on Sacred Music, Dr. Fitzgerald will explore music sanctified by the Church for Her liturgy. With examples of polyphony and Gregorian chant sung live by the Cathedral choir, this lecture/recital will be followed by a wine and cheese reception in the Cathedral undercroft. In addition, local cheese historian Dr. Leslie Lockett, will give a brief talk on the history of cheese while a string quartet from Ohio State University will accompany the reception.

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.

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