The Palestrina Choir from St.Mary’s pro-Cathedral if Dublin had its origins in a boys’ choir formed in the 1890s at St. Mary’s Place Christian Brothers School. General Admission. Freewill offering.
Celebrated English virtuoso David Briggs will perform his dramatic and colorful solo transcription of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 (Tragic), showcasing the Cathedral’s two magnificent pipe organs. Admission to the general public is free with a suggested donation of $10.
The world-famous ensemble of men and boys performs at the Cathedral of Saint Paul during a final tour of the United States prior to the retirement of its leader for the past 37 years, Stephen Cleobury. Purchase tickets through the Fitzgerald Theater Box Office.
The University Singers, Chamber Singers, U of M Men’s and Women’s Choruses perform music that celebrates the acoustic splendor of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Kathy Saltzman Romey and Matthew Mehaffey, conductors.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not necessary, seating is general admission and available on a first come, first seated basis.
Friday, Nov. 2 at 8:00 p.m.
VocalEssence 50th anniversary season will feature a performance at the Cathedral of St. Paul
“Music for a Grand Cathedral”; 2 p.m. Oct. 28; Cathedral of St. Paul: The St. Olaf Choir joins VocalEssence for Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G minor.
Planning is under way for the 2018 Festival of Lights to be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018. This date was chosen for its proximity to the 100th anniversary of the death of Archbishop John Ireland and our 2018 Festival of Lights will celebrate the man who made the Cathedral possible. Some surprises are in store, so look for special announcements and more information in he coming months.
The Festival of Lights serves as the major fundraiser for the Cathedral Heritage Foundation, the only entity charged with restoring, preserving and enhancing the Cathedral of Saint Paul.
This celebration will require many minds, hands, and hears as well as funding to bring it to fruition. If you are interested in helping, contact Quinn@dowellmgmt.com or call 651-300-6590.
“Voices of Light” is a stunning evening of music and film, merging Carl Dreyer’s legendary 1928 silent film masterpiece “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, with the live performance of a moving and powerful orchestral/choral score by award-winning American composer Richard Einhorn. Join conductor Matthew Mehaffey and the Oratorio Society of Minnesota for the Twin Cities premiere.