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Full-service audio recordings of many of this season's 4 p.m. Sunday Choral services are now available on our Recordings page! 

Sunday, April 29, 2018
The Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Gerald Near, Christ hath a garden
Charles Beaudrot, Come down, O love divine

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist & Confirmations / Cathedral Choir
Gabriel Jackson, A prayer of King Henry VI
Paul Mealor, Ubi caritas
C. Hubert H. Parry, I was glad
David Hurd, Love bade me welcome

3:15 p.m. Recital, Dr. Jack Mitchener, organ
Dieterich Buxtehude, Toccata in D minor, BuxWV 155
Margaret Vardell Sandresky, Movements from L’homme armé Organ Mass (1979)
Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata in F minor, Op. 65, No. 1

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of Catherine of Sienna / Cathedral Schola
Bernard Rose, Preces and Responses
Herbert Brewer in D
Ernest Bullock, Give us the wings of faith
Henry Balfour Gardiner, Evening Hymn

Sunday, May 6, 2018
The Feast of Julian of Norwich, observed

3:15 p.m. Recital, Georgia Boy Choir; David White, conductor
Giovanni da Palestrina, Sicut cervus
Igor Stravinsky, Pater noster
Samuel Barber, Agnus Dei
Maurice Duruflé, Ubi caritas
David Hurd, Love Bade Me Welcome
David Childs, O sacrum convivium
Pēteris Vasks, The Fruit of Silence
Ola Gjeilo, The Ground

4 p.m. Choral Evensong, Cathedral Schola
Richard Shephard, Preces & Responses
Eriks Ešenvalds, Merton College Service
William Mathias, As truly as God is our Father
Patrick Hadley, My beloved spake

Sunday, May 13, 2018
The Sunday after the Ascension

3:15 p.m. Recital, Caroline Robinson, organ (doctoral student at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York)
Dietrich Buxtehude, Praeludium in E minor, BuxWV 142
Thomas Kerr, Arietta
Maurice Duruflé, Scherzo, Op. 2
Franz Liszt, Prelude and Fugue on BACH

4 p.m. Choral Evensong, Cathedral Schola
William Smith, Preces & Responses
Orlando Gibbons, Second Service
Peter Philips, Ascendit Deus
Francisco Guerrero, Ascendens Christus in altum

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Pentecost

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Cathedral Staff Singers
Gerald Near, Spiritus Domini
Grayston Ives, Listen, sweet dove, unto my song

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Cathedral Schola
Roland Martin, Whitsunday from Such Glorious Gifts
Gerald Near, Spiritus Domini

3:15 p.m. Recital, Bruce Neswick, organ (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist, BWV 667
Herbert Howells, Sonata No. 2
Larry King, Fanfares to the Tongues of Fire

4 p.m. Choral Evensong & Eucharist, Cathedral Choir
5:15 p.m. Reception honoring David Fishburn
Gerre Hancock, Preces & Responses
Herbert Howells, Gloucester Service
Roland Martin, Whitsunday from Such Glorious Gifts
Herbert Howells, Te Deum (Collegium Regale)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta Summer Organ Festival Recital
Robert Huw Morgan
Stanford University Organist

Presented by Delbert Lowell Jacks in memory of Thomas Ruben Jones, and by Friends of Cathedral Music

Robert Huw Morgan is the University Organist at Stanford University, a position he has held since 1999. A native of Wales, he received his BA and MA from Cambridge University and in 1989 became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. In 1999, he was awarded two doctorates in music, one in organ performance and the other in orchestral conducting, from the University of Washington. His teachers have included Carole Terry, Nicolas Kynaston (repertoire) and Nigel Allcoat (improvisation). Dr. Morgan performs a wide range of repertoire, from the earliest sources to the present day. In 2005, he performed the complete organ works of Buxtehude and, during the academic year 2010-2011, the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach. In addition to his duties as University Organist, he also holds the positions of Lecturer in Music, Director of the Stanford University Singers, and Director of the Stanford Memorial Church Choir.

Suggested donation $15 at the door.

 


Earlier this season:

Sunday, August 13, 2017
The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 14, Year A

8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Baptism and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Paul Halley, Jesu, the very thought of thee
Moses Hogan, We shall walk through the valley in peace

Sunday, August 20, 2017
The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 15, Year A

8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir (Tenors and Basses)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Der Herr segne euch
Zoltán Kodály, Tantum ergo No. 1

Sunday, August 27, 2017
The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 16, Year A

8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir (Sopranos and Altos) and Choristers:
Steven Rickards, Little Lamb
Michael Sitton, Tantum ergo

Sunday, September 3, 2017
The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 17, Year A

8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
Craig Phillips, Teach me, my God and King
Ola Gjeilo, Ubi caritas et amor

Sunday, September 10, 2017
The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 18, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Schola
Benjamin Britten, Jubilate Deo in C
David Hurd, Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes

3:15 p.m. Recital / Patrick Scott, organ
Theodore Dubois, Toccata
Thomas Arne, Flute Solo
Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata & Fugue in D Major, BWV 532
Charles Villiers Stanford, Intermezzo founded upon an Irish Air, Op. 189
Louis Vierne, Toccata in B flat minor from Pièces de Fantaisie
Patrick A. Scott, Improvisation

4 p.m. Choral Evensong, The Feast of St. Cuthbert, observed / Cathedral Choir
Philip Radcliffe, Preces & Responses
Charles Villiers Stanford in B flat
Stephen Paulus, Pilgrims’ Hymn
John Joubert, O Lorde, the maker of al thing

Sunday, September 17, 2017
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 19, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Choristers and Staff Singers
Bob Chilcott, Be thou my vision
Maurice Duruflé,Tantum ergo 

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Craig Phillips, Psalm 103
Gerald Near, My song shall be always of the loving kindness of the Lord

3:15 p.m. Recital / Sarah Hawbecker, organ (Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta)
Johann Sebastian. Bach, “Ein feste Burg” from Cantata 80 (arr. Gerald Near)
Rachel Laurin, Quatre Pèlerinages en Lorraine, Op. 30
Craig Phillips, Rhapsody for Organ 

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Holy Cross, observed / Cathedral Schola
William Smith, Preces & Responses
William Byrd, Third Service
Clemens non Papa, Crux fideles
Richard Proulx, We adore you, O Christ

Sunday, September 24, 2017
The Sixeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 20, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Francisco Guerrero, Simile est regnum coelorum
Gerald Near, Christ hath a garden 

3:15 p.m. Recital / Patrick Scott, organ (The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)
Sigrid Karg-Elert, Praise the Lord with Drums and Cymbals
Paul Halley, Outer Hebrides: A fantasia on Three Traditional Celtic Melodies
Gerre Hancock, Meditation on “Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether”
Henri Mulet, Thou art the rock and the gates of hell shall not prevail against thee
Patrick A. Scott, Improvisation Symphony
     I. Prelude based on Abbot’s Leigh
     II. Scherzo based on Land of Rest
     III. Sicilinne based on Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
     IV. Fugue and Finale based on Laudate Dominum

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Matthew, observed / Cathedral Schola
Craig Phillips, Preces & Responses (St. David’s, Roswell)
Tertius Noble in A minor
Felix Mendelssohn, How lovely are the messengers
David Briggs, O Lord, support us all the day long

Friday, September 29, 2017
7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Philip

Saturday, September 30, 2017
4 p.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Roswell, Georgia

20 Celebrate 20
Atlanta Baroque Orchestra (Julie Andrijeski, artistic director & concertmaster)

Presented by the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and Friends of Cathedral Music

20 musicians gather to celebrate 20 years of great music by the ABO, with selections chosen by you, our audience! Program includes Handel’s Water Music and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. III, among other audience and musician favorites featuring an impressive array of wind instruments—baroque piccolo/flute, oboes, natural horns, trumpets, and bassoon.

Advance tickets and Patron tickets are available online at atlantabaroque.org and from the Cathedral Book Store at 404-237-7582. For more information, call 404-422-0515 or email info@atlantabaroque.org.

Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Feast of St. Francis, observed

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choristers
John Rutter, All things bright and beautiful
Andrew Carter, selections from Benedicite

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Herbert Sumsion, Festival Benedicite in D
Bruce Neswick, A Prayer of St. Francis

3:15 p.m. Recital / Damin Spritzer, organ (St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, Texas)
Ernest MacMillan, Cortège Académique
Harold Darke, Elegy
Léonce de Saint-Martin, Postlude de Fête: Te Deum Laudamus
Larry King, Resurrection
Henri Dallier, Movements from Cinq Invocations

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, observed / Cathedral Schola 
Stephen Caracciolo, Preces & Responses
David Hogan, Mount Saint Alban’s
Charles Villiers Stanford, And I saw another angel
Simon Lole, Angels

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Proper 22, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Colin Mawby, Jesus Christ the apple tree
Richard DeLong, O Taste and See

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Colin Mawby, Jesus Christ the apple tree
Richard DeLong, O Taste and See

3:15 p.m. Recital / Brian Parks, organ (First United Methodist Church, Marietta, Georgia)
Dieterich Buxtehude, Toccata in D minor, BuxWV 155
Maurice Duruflé, Suite, Op. 5

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale, observed / Cathedral Schola
Richard Ayleward, Preces and Responses
Richard Ayleward, Short Service
Henry Purcell, Thy Word is a lantern unto my feet
John Hilton (the younger), Teach me, O Lord

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Vergers Guild of the Episcopal Church National Conference

7 p.m. Choral Evensong, Cathedral Choir
Stephen Carraciolo, Preces & Responses
Howard Helvey, Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in B flat
Paul Halley, Jesu, the very thought of thee
David Briggs, O Lord, support us all the day long

Sunday, October 15, 2017
The Feast of St. Philip

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers and Senior Choristers
William Mathias, Let the people praise thee, O God
Harold Friedell, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Schola
William Mathias, Let the people praise thee, O God
Joel Martinson, The Invitation

3:15 p.m. Recital / Timothy Gunter, piano (The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)
Frederic Chopin, Etude in A Flat, Op. 25, No. 1
Johannes Brahms, Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118

4 p.m. Choral Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Zoltán Kodály, Missa Brevis
William Mathias, Let the people praise thee, O God

Sunday, October 22, 2017
The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 24, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
Craig Phillips, Jubilate Deo (Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)
Christopher Tye, Give almes of thy goods

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Craig Phillips, Jubilate Deo (Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)
Christopher Tye, Give almes of thy goods

3:15 p.m. Recital / Atlanta Camerata (Olga McNeill, flute; Randy Cono, violin; Julie Rosseter, viola; George Butler, cello)
Jean-Joseph Mouret, Rondo
Antonio Vivaldi, “Largo” from Winter Concerto
Johann Sebastian Bach, first movement from Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Christoph Gluck, Menuet
J.S. Bach-Charles Gounod, Ave Maria
Antonio Corelli, Adagio
César Franck, Panis angelicus
Claude Debussy, Syrinx
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Alleluia
George Frideric Handel, La Rejouissance

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. James of Jerusalem, observed / Cathedral Schola and Choristers
Craig Phillips, Preces and Responses (St. David’s, Roswell)
Charles Wood in E flat, No. 1
Charles Wood, Expectans expectavi
John Ireland, Greater love hath no man

Sunday, October 29, 2017
The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 25, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Ralph Vaughan Williams, O how amiable are thy dwellings
Paul Mealor, Ubi caritas

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Ralph Vaughan Williams, O how amiable are thy dwellings
Paul Mealor, Ubi caritas

3:15 p.m. Recital / Spivey Hall Children’s Choir (Morrow, Georgia), Martha Shaw, director
Ola Gjeilo, Gloria
Victor C. Johnson, Stars I Shall Find
Nancy Hill Cobb, Cantate Domino
Randall Stroope, Inscription of Hope
Aaron Copland, Ching-A-Ring-Chaw
Bob Chilcott, Can You Hear Me?
Bill Henderson, When I Sing
Samuel A. Ward; arr. Randall Reese, America the Beautiful
Gospel Spiritual, arr. Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory, Go Where I Send Thee

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Simon and St. Jude, observed / Cathedral Schola
Robert Lehman, Preces & Responses in A flat
Herbert Howells in B minor
William Harris, Holy is the True Light
Charles Villiers Stanford, O for a closer walk with God

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
All Saints’ Day

7 p.m. Homeless Requiem / Voices of Hope and Cathedral Choir
William Harris, Holy is the True Light
Dan Locklair, Remembrance
Spiritual, arr. Gerre Hancock, Deep River

Sunday, November 5, 2017
The Sunday after All Saints' Day, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Baptisms / Cathedral Staff Singers and Choristers
Grayston Ives, There is a land of pure delight
David Conte, In heaven soaring up

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Baptisms / Cathedral Choir
Dan Locklair, Remembrance
Gerald Near, For the feast of All Saints

4 p.m. Choral Eucharist for All Faithful Departed / Cathedral Choir
Tomás Luis de Victoria, Missa O quam gloriosum
Edgar Bainton, And I saw a new heaven
Tomàs Luis de Victoria, O quam gloriosum [motet]

Sunday, November 12, 2017
The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 27, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O salutaris hostia
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Steal away to Jesus

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O salutaris hostia
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Steal away to Jesus

3:15 p.m. Recital / David Lamb, organ (First United Methodist Church, Columbus, Indiana)
Lynn Trapp, Fanfare & Processional
Hans Matthison-Hansen, Folksong Fantasia on "Dronning Dagmar"
Denis Bedard, Variations on “Amazing Grace”
Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Max Reger, Benedictus, Op. 59, No. 9
Louis Vierne, Final from Symphonie No. 1, Op. 14

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of Martin of Tours, observed / Cathedral Schola
Richard Shephard, Preces and Responses
William Mathias, Jesus College
Ēriks Ešenvalds, O salutaris hostia
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Steal away to Jesus

Sunday, November 19, 2017
The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 28, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers and Choristers
Richard Shepherd, O for a thousand tongues to sing
Herbert Howells, Jubilate Deo (Collegium Regale)

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Craig Phillips, The Risen Sun
William Byrd, Sing joyfully unto God

3:15 p.m. Recital / Jason Klein-Mendoza, organ (All Saints' Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, California)
Herbert Howells, Allegro impetuoso from Six Short Pieces for Organ
Johann Sebastian Bach, Alein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662
Robert Elmore, Movements from Rhythmic Suite
Maurice Duruflé, Toccata from Suite pour orgue, Op. 5

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of William Byrd and Thomas Tallis, observed / Cathedral Schola
William Byrd, Preces and Responses
Thomas Tallis, Short Service
William Byrd, Sing joyfully unto God
Thomas Tallis, Salvator mundi I 

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Day, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Herbert Howells, Jubilate Deo (Collegium Regale)

Sunday, November 26, 2017
The Last Sunday after Pentecost, Year A

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing
Edward Bairstow, Let all mortal flesh keep silence

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing
Edward Bairstow, Let all mortal flesh keep silence

3:15 p.m. Recital / Sarah Hawbecker, organ (Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta)
Jean Langlais, Hymne d’action de graces “Te Deum”
Johann Sebastian Bach, Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537
César Franck, Pastorale, Op. 19
Josef Rheinberger, Passacaglia from Sonata No. 8, Op. 132

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Reign of Christ / Cathedral Schola
Kenneth Leighton, Preces and Responses
Kenneth Leighton, Second Service
Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing
Craig Phillips, Jubilate Deo (Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Brass Concert
The Atlanta Symphony Brass

Presented by Friends of Cathedral Music

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s brass section has been venerated as one of the finest in the country for the last twenty-five years. These musicians hail from all corners of the United States and were selected to be a part of this long-standing tradition of excellence by way of audition and a panel of ASO Brass alongside the Music Director. They have worked tirelessly as a team to maintain the highest standards of brass playing throughout their careers and to unify their sounds into a beautiful array of colors.

This winter they will bring to you some of the best arrangements of holiday and symphonic music written specifically for brass ensemble and percussion. Program highlights will include selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Bruckner’s Ave Maria, traditional holiday chorales, and several standards from the symphony orchestra repertoire. It will be an evening of delightful music and great brass playing, not to be missed!

Click here to purchase tickets.

Program

Richard Straus, Also Sprach Zarathustra
Giovanni Gabrieli, Canzon Duodecimi Toni
Giovanni Gabrieli, In ecclesiis 7
Anton Bruckner, Ecce sacerdos
Morten Lauridsen, O magnum mysterium
Raymond Premru, Felicity
George Frideric Handel, Sarabande
G.F. Handel, Bourée
Richard Strauss, Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare
John Reading/John Wade, Adeste fidelis
15th-century English, Coventry Carol
Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, “March” & “Trepak” from The Nutcracker
G.F. Handel, “For Unto Us” from Messiah
Leroy Anderson, Sleigh Ride
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
Engelbert Humperdinck, “Evening Prayer” from Hansel and Gretel
Traditional, Fantasy de Noel
G.F. Handel, Joy to the World

 

Sunday, December 3, 2017
The First Sunday of Advent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
Gerre Hancock, The Lord will surely come
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Schola
Gerre Hancock, The Lord will surely come
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come

4 p.m. Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols / Cathedral Choir
The Great O Antiphons
Richard Marlow, Matin Responsory
“Lo! he comes with clouds descending” (Helmsley)
Boris Ord, Adam lay ybounden
“Creator of the stars of night” (Conditor alme siderum)
Paul Manz, E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
“Come, thou Redeemer of the earth” (Puer nobis nascitur)
Bob Chilcott, There’s a Rose in the middle of winter
“Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming” (Es ist ein Ros entstprungen)
“The King shall come when morning dawns” (St. Stephen)
Javier Busto, Ave Maria
Francis Pott, Balulalow
“The angel Gabriel from heaven came” (Gabriel’s Message)
Arvo Pärt, Magnificat
Peter Hallock, Advent Calendar
“O come, O come, Emmanuel” (Veni, veni Emmanuel)

Sunday, December 10, 2017
The Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
Charles Beaudrot Jr., Comfort, Comfort ye my people
Cristobal de Morales, Veni Domine

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Charles Beaudrot Jr., Comfort, Comfort ye my people
Cristobal de Morales, Veni Domine

4 p.m. Diocesan Confirmation / The Choir of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta (Will Buthod, director)

Sunday, December 17, 2017
The Third Sunday of Advent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choristers
arr. Craig Phillips, People, Look East!
Martin How, Advent Message

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Orlando Gibbons, This is the record of John
Johann Wanning, Vox clamantis in deserto

4 p.m. A Festival of Nine Christmas Lessons and Carols / Cathedral Schola
“Once in royal David’s city” (Irby)
Elizabeth Poston, Jesus Christ the apple tree
Eric Whitacre, Lux arumque
Herbert Howells, A Spotless Rose
“Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming” (Es ist ein Ros entsprungen)
Charles Beaudrot, Comfort, comfort ye my people
arr. Stephen Cleobury, Joys Seven
“Ye who claim the faith of Jesus” (Julion)
Harold Darke, In the bleak midwinter
arr. Paul Halley, What Child is this
Peter Warlock, Bethlehem Down
arr. Dale Adelmann, Of the Father’s love begotten (Divinum mysterium)
arr. Gustav Holst, Christmas Day (Choral Fantasy on Christmas Carols)
“Angels we have heard on high” (Gloria)

Sunday, December 24, 2017
The Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singer Quartet
Andrew Carter, A maiden most gentle
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Sunday, December 24, 2017
Christmas Eve

4 p.m. Christmas Pageant and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choristers and members of Cathedral Schola
Gustav Holst, Christmas Day (Choral Fantasy on Old Carols)
Traditional Cornish carol, arr. John Rutter, Sans Day Carol
French carol, arr. John Rutter, Il est né le divin enfant
19th-century Austrian carol, arr. Sir Philip Ledger, Still, still, still
Polish carol, arr. Gerre Hancock, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Stephen Paulus, A Savior from on High

8 p.m.  Choral Prelude / Cathedral Choir with Susan Bennett Brady, harp
Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols
Franz Biebl, Ave Maria

8:30 p.m.  Festival Choral Eucharist / Cathedral Choir with members of the Atlanta Symphony Brass
15th-century French carol, arr. Stephen Jackson, Noël nouvelet
Hieronymus Praetorius, In dulci jubilo
Herbert Howells, Sing lullaby
Bob Chilcott, The Shepherd’s Carol
Stephen Paulus, A Savior from on High

11 p.m.  Choral Prelude / Cathedral Choir with Susan Bennett Brady, harp
Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols
Franz Biebl, Ave Maria

11:30 p.m.  Festival Choral Eucharist / Cathedral Choir with members of the Atlanta Symphony Brass
15th-century French carol, arr. Stephen Jackson, Noël nouvelet
Hieronymus Praetorius, In dulci jubilo
Herbert Howells, Sing lullaby
Bob Chilcott, The Shepherd’s Carol
Stephen Paulus, A Savior from on High

Monday, December 25, 2017
Christmas Day

10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Carols, Cathedral Staff Singer Quartet
Sussex Carol, arr. Philip Ledger, On Christmas Night
arr. David Willcocks, Unto us is born a son

Sunday, December 31, 2017

11:15 a.m. Congregational Lessons and Carols / members of the Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Choristers
arr. William Llewellyn, A Somerset Carol

Sunday, January 7, 2018
The First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Richard Lakey, Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
Marty Wheeler Burnett, Vidi aquam

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Richard Lakey, Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
Marty Wheeler Burnett, Vidi aquam

3:15 p.m. Recital / Chase Loomer, organ (student at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY)
Olivier Messiaen, “Dieu parmi nous” from La Nativité du Seigneur
Johannes Brahms, Fugue in A-flat minor, WoO 8
Johann Sebastian Bach, Movements from Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor
Vincent Persichetti, Movements from Sonata for Organ, Op. 86

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord / Cathedral Schola
Joel Martinson, Preces & Responses (Mississippi Conference)
Charles Villiers Stanford in C
Richard Lakey, Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
Charles Wood, Hail, gladdening Light

Sunday, January 14, 2018
The Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan, We shall walk through the valley in peace
Harold Friedell, Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Spiritual, arr. Larry Fleming, Give me Jesus
Spiritual, arr. Dale Adelmann, Steal away to Jesus

3:15 p.m. Recital / Alvin Blount, organ (St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marietta, Georgia)
Craig Stellar Lang, Fanfare, Op. 85
Johann Sebastian Bach, Movements from Trio Sonata V in C Major, BWV 529
Adolphus Hailstork, Prelude and Postlude on We Shall Overcome
Richard Elliott, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Cathedral Schola
Joel Martinson, Preces and Responses (Mississippi Conference)
David Hurd, Sewanee Church Music Conference
Spiritual, arr. Larry Fleming, Give me Jesus
Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan, We shall walk through the valley in peace

Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers and Cathedral Choristers
Charles Villiers Stanford, O for a closer walk with God
William Byrd, Surge Illuminare

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
John Tavener, The Call
Edward Bairstow, Jesu, the very thought of thee

3:15 p.m. Recital / Gail Archer, organ (Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, New York)
Alexander Glasunow, Prelude & Fugue in D minor, Op. 98
Cesar Cui, Prelude in G minor
Cesar Cui, Prelude in A-Flat Major
Sergei Slonimsky, Toccata
Modest Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain (transc. Zsigmond Szathmary)

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Confession of St. Peter  / Cathedral Schola
Philip Radcliffe, Preces and Responses
Hugh Blair in B minor
Maurice Duruflé, Tu es Petrus
Lennox Berkeley, The Lord is my Shepherd

Sunday, January 28, 2018
The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Laudate pueri” from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore
Richard Shephard, The Secret of Christ

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Laudate pueri” from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore
Richard Shephard, The Secret of Christ

3:15 p.m. Recital / Karen Black, organ (Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa)
Johann Ernst Bach, Fantasy & Fugue in F Major
Paul Halley, Outer Hebrides: A Fantasia on Three Celtic Melodies
Craig Phillips, Prelude on the Carillon d’Alet
Johann Sebastian Bach, Fantasy & Fugue in G minor, BWV 542

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul  / Cathedral Schola
Gerre Hancock, Preces & Responses
Gerald Near, St Mark’s Service
Colin Mawby, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Malcolm Boyle, Thou, O God, art praised in Sion

Sunday, February 4, 2018
The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers and Cathedral Choristers:
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ave verum corpus

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir:
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Orlando Gibbons, Almighty and everlasting God

3:15 p.m. Recital / Alan Lewis, organ (Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude & Fugue in G Major, S. 541
J.S. Bach, Chorale Prelude on Vater unser im Himmelreich, S. 682
César Franck, Cantabile & Pièce héroïque from Trois Pieces

4 p.m. Candlemas Procession for the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord  / Cathedral Schola
Thomas Tallis, Nunc Dimittis (Short Service)
Thomas Tallis, Missa Salve Intemerata Virgo
Johannes Eccard, When to the temple Mary went

Sunday, February 11, 2018
The Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Baptisms / Staff Singers and Senior Choristers
T. Frederick H. Candlyn, Christ, whose glory fills the skies
John Weaver, Prayer for Transfiguration Day

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Baptisms / Cathedral Choir
Morten Lauridsen, O nata lux
Edward Bairstow, I sat down under his shadow

3:15 p.m. Recital / Robert Poovey, organ (St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rochester, New York)
Jean Langlais, “Hymne d’Actions de grâces, Te Deum” from Trois Paraphrases Grégoriennes, Op. 5
Charles-Marie Widor, “Andante sostenuto” from Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70
Louis Vierne, “Scherzo” from Symphonie II, Op. 20
César Franck, Choral No. 1 in E Major

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / Cathedral Schola
Kenneth Leighton, Preces & Responses
Herbert Howells, Sarum Service
Morten Lauridsen, O nata lux
Edward Bairstow, I sat down under his shadow

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Ash Wednesday, Year B

12 noon Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Staff Singers
William Byrd, Miserere mei
Henry Purcell, Remember not, Lord, our offences

7 p.m. Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Schola
Gregorio Allegri, Miserere mei, Deus
William Byrd, Miserere mei
Henry Purcell, Remember not, Lord, our offences

Sunday, February 18, 2018
The First Sunday in Lent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Henry Purcell, Remember not, Lord, our offences
Richard Farrant, Call to remembrance

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Henry Purcell, Remember not, Lord, our offences
Richard Farrant, Call to remembrance

3:15 p.m. Recital / Clayton State Collegium Vocale (Morrow, Georgia); Michael Fuchs, conductor
Robert White, Lamentations of Jeremiah

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / The Christ Church Choir, Winnetka, Illinois; Richard Clemmitt, director
Richard Farrant, Hide not thou thy face from me, O Lord
John Barnard, Preces & Responses
Thomas Kelway in B minor
Fred Gramann, Do not fear
Fred Gramann, The Lord is my Light 

CONCERT
Friday, February 23, 2018
7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Philip

6:30 p.m. Pre-Concert Lecture by
Dr. Kenneth Miller, Assistant Professor of Church Music at the School of Theology, University of the South at Sewanee

CONCERT
Saturday, February 24, 2018
4 p.m. at Roswell Presbyterian Church, Roswell, Georgia

Johannes Sebastian Bach St. John Passion
Atlanta Baroque Orchestra (Julie Andrijeski, artistic director and concertmaster)
Cathedral Schola and Cathedral Choir (Dale Adelmann, conductor)

Presented by Friends of Cathedral Music and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra

One of the greatest monuments of Western music, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Johannes-Passion will be brought to vivid life using period instruments and historically informed performance practices. Certain to be one of the great events of the Atlanta music scene this season, you will not want to miss this experience with the ABO, Cathedral Choir & Schola, and a world-class cast of soloists!

 

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
The Second Sunday in Lent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choristers and Choristers of the Catholic Cathedral of Christ the King
Malcolm Archer, When I survey the wondrous cross
Peter Aston, I give you a new commandment

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Thomas Tallis, Salvator mundi I
Henry Loosemore, O Lord, increase our faith

3:15 p.m. Recital / Christopher Lynch, organ (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon)
Marcel Dupré, Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / The Choir of St. James Episcopal Church (Marietta, Georgia); Peter Waggoner, conductor
Thomas Ebdon, Preces & Responses
Herbert Howells, Collegium Regale
Harold Friedell, Jesus, so lowly
Edward Bairstow, Save us, O Lord

Sunday, March 4, 2018
The Third Sunday in Lent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Louis Vierne, “Kyrie eleison” from Messe Solennelle
John Hilton (the younger), Teach me, O Lord

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Louis Vierne, “Kyrie eleison” from Messe Solennelle
John Hilton (the younger), Teach me, O Lord

3:15 p.m. Recital / Mark Pacoe, organ (St. John Nepomucene and St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic churches, New York, New York)
Robert Hebble, Celebration from Crystal Cathedral Organ Collection
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, “Saluto Angelico” from Cathedral Windows, Op. 106, No. 5
Ad Wammes, Miroir
Joseph Jongen, Chant de Mai, Op. 53, No. 1
Marin Marais, “Chaconne” from Symphonies d’Alcione
Guy Bovet, Hamburger Totentanz from Trois Préludes Hanbourgeois

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / Cathedral Schola
Henry Purcell, Hear my prayer, O Lord
Richard Ayleward, Preces and Responses
John Blow, Short Service No. 4 in F
William Boyce, O where shall wisdom be found?
Thomas Lupo, Out of the deep

Sunday, March 11, 2018
The Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Bob Chilcott, God so loved the world
Thomas Lupo, Out of the deep

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Bob Chilcott, God so loved the world
Thomas Lupo, Out of the deep

3:15 p.m. Recital / Jeremy McElroy (Chicago, Illinois) and Clinton Miller (North Decatur Presbyterian Church, Atlanta), duo-organ
Samuel Wesley, Duet for Organ in C Major
Jacobus Kloppers, Dance Suite for Organ Duet

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / Cathedral Schola
William Bradley Roberts, Prayer of John Donne
Robert Lehman, Preces and Responses in A flat
Arthur Wills, Magnificat and Nunc dimittis on Plainsong Themes
Bob Chilcott, God so loved the world
Peter Hallock, The Lord is my Light

Sunday, March 18, 2018
The Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Schola
Johannes Brahms, Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz
Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Wash me thoroughly

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Johannes Brahms, Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz
Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Wash me thoroughly

4 p.m. Diocesan Confirmation  / The Choir of Grace Church, Gainesville, Georgia

Sunday, March 25, 2018
Palm Sunday, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choristers & Cathedral Staff Singers
Philip Moore, It is a thing most wonderful
arr. Michael Sitton, Wondrous love

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Lee Hoiby, Let this mind be in you
Pablo Casals, O vos omnes

4 p.m. Meditation on the Passion of Christ, with Carols, Cathedral Schola
One of the most profound choral services of the year, this meditation employs lessons and carols, Spirituals, anthems, motets, and congregational hymns to illuminate the Passion of Christ, which is retold using biblical narratives from Mark, Matthew, and John, sung to some of the most ancient plainchant known to the Church.

“Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended” (Herzliebster Jesu)
arr. Martin Shaw, The Merchant’s Carol
“A stable lamp is lighted” (Andújar)
Richard Lloyd, The Ballad of the Judas Tree
Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky, The Crown of Roses
“To mock your reign, O dearest Lord” (Tallis’ Third Tune)
Benjamin Britten, Corpus Christi Carol
Charles Snider, Was ever grief like mine?
“Beneath the cross of Jesus” (Sewanee Schola)
Spiritual, Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Antonio Lotti, Crucifixus à 8

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Maundy Thursday, Year B

7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Liturgy / Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Choristers
Morten Lauridsen, Ubi caritas et amor
Paul Mealor, Ubi caritas
Kim André Arnesan, O sacrum convivium

Friday, March 30, 2018
Good Friday, Year B

12 Noon and 7 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy / Cathedral Schola
Tomás Luis de Victoria, The Passion according to St. John
Giovanni Maria Nanino, Adoramus te, Christe
Kenneth Leighton, “Drop, drop, slow tears” from Crucifixus pro nobis

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Easter Day, Year B

6 a.m. The Great Vigil of Easter / Cathedral Choristers and Staff Singers
Spiritual arr. Livingston Gearhart, Dry Bones
Charles Villiers Stanford, Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
Gerre Hancock, A Song to the Lamb

8:45 a.m. Holy Baptism and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir and Senior Choristers with Brass, Timpani & Harp
11:15 a.m. Holy Baptism and Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir with Brass, Timpani & Harp
Eriks Ešenvalds, Trinity Te Deum
Orlandus Lassus, Surgens Jesus
harm
. Charles Wood,This joyful Eastertide
Easter hymns arr. Craig Phillips, Richard Webster, Gerre Hancock, David McK. Williams, Barbara Baxter
Bruce Neswick, Psalm 118:14-17, 22-24
Felix-Alexandre Guilmant, arr. William D. Gudger, "Allegro assai" from Sonata 1 in D minor, Op. 42

Sunday, April 8, 2018
The Second Sunday of Easter, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Craig Phillips, We walk by faith
arr. Peter Hurford, Magdalen, cease from sobs and sighs

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Craig Phillips, We walk by faith
arr. Peter Hurford, Magdalen, cease from sobs and sighs

3:15 p.m. Recital / Bryan Dunnewald, organ (St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA)
Marcel Dupré, Movements from Le Chemin de la Croix, Op. 29
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in E minor “The Wedge,” BWV 548

4 p.m. Choral Evensong, Cathedral Schola
Bernard Rose, Preces & Responses
Herbert Murrill in E
Craig Phillips, We walk by faith
arr. Peter Hurford, Magdalen, cease from sobs and sighs

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

The Choir Boys of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England
Andrew Carwood, conductor
Simon Johnson, organ

Presented by the Moore-Wilkerson Fund of the Cathedral of St. Philip, Friends of Cathedral Music, and the British Consulate-General Atlanta

Join us for a delightful evening of musical gems for boys’ voices by Britten and Poulenc, to name but two of the great composers whose music will be presented on this concert. The Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral, London, is one of the most renowned Choirs of Men & Boys in the world. Known worldwide from its many recordings and, throughout modern history, its participation in services on national occasions, most recently HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee (2012) and the funeral of Baroness Thatcher (2013), the Choir’s main responsibility is to sing the daily choral services of St Paul’s Cathedral, for which it maintains one of the largest active choral repertoires of any choir, anywhere.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018
The Third Sunday of Easter, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Joel Martinson, The Invitation
Roland Martin, My Life is hid in Him that is my Treasure

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Joel Martinson, The Invitation
Roland Martin, My Life is hid in Him that is my Treasure

3:15 p.m. Recital /Jason Roberts, organ (St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, New York, New York)
Johann Sebastian Bach, after Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major, BWV 594
Charles-Marie Widor, “Chorale” from Symphonie Romane, Op. 73
Louis Vierne, Naiades, from Fantasie Suite IV, Op. 55
Improvisation on a given theme

4 p.m. Choral Evensong / Cathedral Schola
Philip Radcliffe, Preces and Responses
George Dyson in D
Benjamin Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb

Sunday, April 22, 2018
The Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Kim André Arnesan, Little Lamb
Thomas Tomkins, My Shepherd is the living Lord

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Kim André Arnesan, Little Lamb
Thomas Tomkins, My Shepherd is the living Lord

3:15 p.m. Recital, Stefan Kagl, organ (Germany)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude & Fugue in D Major, BWV 532
Modest Mussorgski, Movements from Pictures at an Exhibition
Jean Langlais, Cantique from Suite Folklorique
John Ireland, Epic March

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Eve of the Feast of St. George / Cathedral Schola
Kenneth Leighton, Preces & Responses
William Walton, Chichester Service
Gabriel Jackson, A prayer of King Henry VI
C. Hubert H. Parry, I was glad

 

Friday, April 20, 2018
7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Philip

Saturday, April 21, 2018
4 p.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Roswell, Georgia

Arcadia
Atlanta Baroque Orchestra (Julie Andrijeski, artistic director; Evan Few, guest director)

Presented by the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and Friends of Cathedral Music

ABO’s Artistic Administrator and Violinist Evan Few takes the helm as Guest Director for our final concert of the season, celebrating the flourishing of musical arts in 17th- and 18th-century Rome with a program featuring selections from Arcangelo Corelli’s beloved Concerti Grossi and a variety of other gems from members of his circle.

Tickets are available online at atlantabaroque.org and from the Cathedral Book Store at 404-237-7582. For more information, call 404-422-0515 or email info@atlantabaroque.org

Sunday, April 29, 2018
The Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B

8:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Staff Singers
Gerald Near, Christ hath a garden
Charles Beaudrot, Come down, O love divine

11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist / Cathedral Choir
Gabriel Jackson, A prayer of King Henry VI
Paul Mealor, Ubi caritas
C. Hubert H. Parry, I was glad
David Hurd, Love bade me welcome

3:15 p.m. Recital, Dr. Jack Mitchener, organ
Dieterich Buxtehude, Toccata in D minor, BuxWV 155
Margaret Vardell Sandresky, Movements from L’homme armé Organ Mass (1979)
Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata in F minor, Op. 65, No. 1

4 p.m. Choral Evensong for the Feast of Catherine of Sienna / Cathedral Schola
Bernard Rose, Preces and Responses
Herbert Brewer in D
Ernest Bullock, Give us the wings of faith
Henry Balfour Gardiner, Evening Hymn