Organ Manuals

2013-2014 Concert Series

Paul Thornock and Mark Rudoff

1314ThornockRudoffSunday, September 22, 2013; 3 p.m.

Saint Joseph Cathedral Director of music Paul Thornock is joined by Mark Rudoff, Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at The Ohio State University School of Music. The program will include works by Rheinberger, Reger, and others.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Paul Tegels

Paul TegelsSunday, October 20, 2013; 3 p.m.

Paul Tegels is Professor of Organ at Pacific Lutheran University where he plays the monumental Paul Fritts Opus 18. Dr. Tegels grew up in The Netherlands and has played recitals throughout the United States and Europe and frequently performs for the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Brass and Organ

1314QuintetASU2Sunday, November 3, 2013; 3 p.m.

Longtime Columbus trumpeter James Stokes is now Professor of Trumpet at the Hays School of Music at Appalachian State University. He will be joined on this program by University Organist Joby Bell, Appalachian State’s New River Brass Quintet, and the Cathedral Brass.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation 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.

Christophe Mantoux

Christophe MantouxSunday, February 23, 2014; 3 p.m.

Christophe Mantoux is Professor of Organ at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris and Titular Organist at the famous Church of Saint-Séverin in Paris. Mantoux won the prestigious Grand Prix d’Interprétation at the Chartres International Organ Competition (Grand Prix de Chartres) in 1984 and enjoys an international performing career.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.

Valparaiso University Chorale

Saturday, March 1, 2014; 7:30 p.m.

The Valparaiso University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Christopher M. Cock, is one of the most celebrated college choirs in the United States. The Thüringer Allegemine hailed the choir as “a first class ensemble… such a high degree of tonal unity, such sure intonation in the most complex and dissonant groups of chords, and such a precise feeling of dynamic shading…”

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.

Office of Tenebrae

candlesGood Friday, April 18, 2014; 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.

Donor Concert

1112schola_350x350Sunday, May 18, 2014; 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.