Category: Events

Palestrina Choir of Dublin  7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Palestrina Choir of Dublin 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019

By Carolyn Will in Events, Media, News on 02/27/2019

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.

Virtuoso Organist, David Briggs 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Virtuoso Organist, David Briggs 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019

By Carolyn Will in Events, News on 02/27/2019

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.

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (England) 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (England) 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019

By Carolyn Will in Events, News on 02/27/2019

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.

CONCERT: Music for a Grand Space  Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m.

CONCERT: Music for a Grand Space Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m.

By Carolyn Will in Events, News on 01/29/2019

 

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.

EXPERIENCE BACH’S SAINT JOHN PASSION AT THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT PAUL

EXPERIENCE BACH’S SAINT JOHN PASSION AT THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT PAUL

By Quinn Cheney in Events, Media, News on 11/05/2018

Friday, Nov. 2 at 8:00 p.m.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear the SPCO in the stunning Cathedral of Saint Paul, sponsored in part by the Cathedral Heritage Foundation.
This special performance of Bach’s 

Saint John Passion has very limited seats remaining, so order your tickets before they sell out!

 

TICKETS AND CONCERT INFORMATION

Friday | Nov 2 | 8:00pm 

Cathedral of Saint Paul, Saint Paul

 

Bach: Saint John Passion

Jonathan Cohen, conductor

Nicholas Mulroy, tenor – Evangelist

Matthew Brook, bass – Jesus

William Berger, baritone – Pilate

Joélle Harvey, soprano

Tim Mead, countertenor

Nick Pritchard, tenor

The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists; prepared by Matthew Olson and Matthew Culloton

 
Artistic Partner and early music expert Jonathan Cohen leads the SPCO in one of Bach’s seminal works — his Saint John Passion. This oratorio was written for Good Friday in 1724, using the German translation of the Gospel of Saint John. Joined by a stellar cast of vocal soloists with chorales sung by The Singers, these performances in the Cathedral of Saint Paul and the acoustically exquisite Ordway Concert Hall are certain to be highlights of the 2018.19 season.

 

THANK YOU from SPCO!

The SPCO extends its warmest thanks to these generous donors for making these performances and video capture of Bach’s Saint John Passion possible.

Save the Date:  Festival of Lights on October 4, 2018

Save the Date: Festival of Lights on October 4, 2018

By admin in Events, News on 04/30/2018

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 Trailer

By admin in Events, Media on 09/15/2017

“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.