Organ Manuals

2012-2013 Concert Series

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.

The Office of Tenebrae

candlesGood Friday, March 29, 2013; 8 p.m.

The Cathedral Schola’s annual performance of music for Tenebrae, including Thomas Tallis’ Lamentations of Jeremiah, has become one of the Cathedral’s most popular events. The evening is marked by the gradual extinction of candles, culminating in the performance of Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere in a completely darkened Cathedral.

Organist John Scott

John ScottFriday, February 22, 2013; 7:30 p.m.

John Scott has been the Organist and Director of Music at Saint Thomas Church, New York, since 2004, previously having served Saint Paul Cathedral, London, for twenty five years. His Columbus appearance will be on the heels of a recital at the Leipzig Gewandhaus. Dr. Scott is recognized as one of the world’s foremost choir trainers and concert organists.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Organ and Orchestra

Roberta GarySunday, February 3, 2013; 3 p.m.

Roberta Gary, Professor of Organ at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and the Cathedral Organists will be joined by the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra in a program of works by Handel, Haydn, Bach, Mozart, and others.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Handel’s Messiah

Friday, December 14, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Saint Paul Church, Westerville

Sunday, December 16, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Saint Joseph Cathedral

The Saint Joseph Cathedral Choir and chamber orchestra will perform Handel’s Messiah in the newly-dedicated Church of Saint Paul in Westerville. This offering of the Handel masterwork is the choir’s first since 2007, and will feature soprano soloists Christina Madriguera, Chelsea Mondesir, and Sarah Wilson, mezzo soprano Lindsey Miller, countertenor Darita Seth, tenor Tim Gartner, and baritone Dustin Grovemiller.

Proceeds from this ticketed event will benefit the Saint Paul Church organ fund and the Cathedral Music Endowment.

Tickets are $20.00 and may be purchased in advance at either church or through a member of the Cathedral Choir.

Complete Choral Works of Duruflé

Cathedral ChoirSunday, November 11, 2012; 7:30 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir, accompanied by organist Robert Wisniewski, will sing all of Duruflé’s works for chorus. These include the Messe cum jubilo, Quatre Motets, Notre Pere, and the Requiem.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Organist Mel Butler

Mel ButlerSunday, October 28, 2012; 3 p.m.

Dr. Mel Butler has just completed his twentieth year as director of Music at Seattle’s Cathedral of Saint Mark where he plays the famous Flentrop organ. He holds the Doctor of Musical arts degree from the Eastman School of Music and has served on the faculty of the University of Washington. He will play a program of works by Bach, Tournemire, Howells, and movements from Messiaen’s Messe de la Pentecôte.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Parish Musicians

Parish MusiciansSunday, September 23, 2012; 3 p.m.

The directors of music from five churches in the Diocese of Columbus will share a program highlighting the excellent music-making going on in parishes. Organists Sharon Silleck (Saint Cecilia), Carol Ann Bradley (Our Lady of Victory), John Bryan (Saint Paul), and Dale Beaver (Immaculate Conception) will be joined by Larry Griffin (Saint Timothy) and professor of trumpet at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.