Organ Manuals

Cathedral Choir

Cathedral Choir Tribute to the Columbus AGO

Friday, October 19, 2018
at 7:30 p.m.

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Columbus Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the Saint Joseph Cathedral Choir will present a program featuring Duruflé’s Requiem (Op. 9) and Vierne’s Messe solennelle (Op. 16). Dr. Richard K. Fitzgerald, conductor; Miss Nicole Simental and Dr. David Crean, organists.

Duruflé Requiem Op. 9

Requiem ChantFriday, November 2, 2018
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

Advent WreathSunday, December 9, 2018
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.

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.

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