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November 2, 2020 All Souls Day Concert

Cathedral of Saint Paul hosts Organ Recital on All Souls Day, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

Featuring prize-winning organist, Christopher Ganza

(Saint Paul, Minn.) Dr. Christopher Ganza, Choirmaster and Organist of the Cathedral of Saint Paul, will
present a free organ recital for All Souls Day (the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed) 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 on the historic pipe organs of the Cathedral, 239 Selby Ave., St. Paul. The public is
invited to this event. The Cathedral follows Minnesota’s Covid-19 protocols in order to provide a safe indoor
environment by following social distancing and mask requirements.
Repertoire performed on the esteemed E.M. Skinner and Æolian-Skinner pipe organs will include Les Paroles
Finales de Saint Louis by Richard Proulx, Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op 7 of Maurice Duruflé, and two
Elegies, one by George Thalben-Ball, and one by James Biery, former Director of Sacred Music at the Cathedral.
Simultaneously streaming on the Cathedral website (, the program honors our
beloved dead and features the warm sonorities of the Cathedral pipe organs in a magnificent acoustic. Free
parking is available in the Selby lots or on the streets as marked. Admission is free, but freewill offerings will be
gratefully accepted.