Organ Manuals

Cathedral Concerts

The Office of Tenebrae

CandlesGood Friday, March 25, 2016 at 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 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.

Sara Seidel and Scott Hayes

Hayes and SeidelSunday, September 21, 2014
at 3 p.m.

Two of our city’s prominent church musicians share a program of German Romantic organ repertoire. Sara Seidel holds the Master of Music degree from Indiana University and is director of music at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Worthington. Scott Hayes is director of music at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Granville and pursued his graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Their program will feature works of Mendelssohn, Brahms, Rheinberger, Karg-Elert and Reger.

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

Joseph Adam

Joseph AdamSunday, October 19, 2014
at 3 p.m.

Joseph Adam is a past winner of the prestigious St. Alban’s International Organ Competition and is now the organist of St. James Cathedral in Seattle and organist for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Adam will perform works of Scheidt, J. S. Bach, Liszt, and Hakim.

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

Nathan Laube

Nathan LaubeSunday, 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.

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.

Music for Brass and Organ

Fritts OrganSunday, January 25, 2015
at 3 p.m.

Saint Joseph Cathedral’s spacious Gothic architecture provides a spectacular setting for hearing music performed by brass ensemble. The resident organists and Cathedral Brass will perform Widor’s Salvum fac populum, Vierne’s Marche triomphale, and other works for this spectacular combination of forces.

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.

Office of Tenebrae

candlesGood Friday, April 3, 2015
at 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.

Ohio Mourns

Lincoln Funeral“Ohio Mourns: The Music of Abraham Lincoln’s 1865 Columbus Funeral Observances”

Sunday, April 26, 2015
at 3 p.m.

The Cathedral Schola will join musicologist Thomas J. Kernan, the leading scholarly authority on the musical memorialization of Abraham Lincoln, for a lecture recital exploring the hymns, songs, and rituals employed for the late president’s obsequies in downtown Columbus.  This event coincides with Ohio’s commemoration of the U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial.

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

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