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20th Annual Cathedral Chorister Festival 2019
Mar
2
to Mar 3

20th Annual Cathedral Chorister Festival 2019

We invite you and your Choristers to join us for our 20th Annual Cathedral Chorister Festival, to which we welcome Guest Director Nicholas White, Director of Chapel Music and Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH.

The Festival comprises a full day of rehearsals and social time on Saturday, March 2, and culminates on Sunday, March 3, with the singing of Holy Eucharist Festal Choral Evensong.  

Registration and payment due no later than February 8, 2019.

REGISTER HERE


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Thomas Ospital Organ Concert
Oct
28
4:00 PM16:00

Thomas Ospital Organ Concert

One of two chief organists at the Church of St. Eustache in Paris, home of the largest pipe organ in France, 28-year-old Thomas Ospital is a top international concert organist. His scintillating program will include a demonstration of his remarkable skill at improvisation.
Reception following.
Co-sponsored by the Nashville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Suggested donation $15 | $5 students

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ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble, known for its unconventional musical selections, plays Aliaksandr Yazinski’s “Peace” for accordion and string quartet; Bryon House’s “Trio” for reworked electronics with English horn, bassoon, and flute; and Nico Muhly’s “Beaming Music” for organ (featuring Canon Dr. Michael Velting) and marimba.
Reception following.
Suggested donation $15 | $5 students

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Voices. Of Hope? The Power of Music Concert
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Voices. Of Hope? The Power of Music Concert

Part of a city-wide dialogue on the arts and social justice, presented in conjunction with the Nashville Symphony and the Violins of Hope exhibit, commemorating musicians in Nazi concentration camps. This concert includes Portara performing the Bach cantata “Feed the hungry with bread” (BWV 39) and the Nashville Concerto Orchestra playing Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 “Songs of Sorrow”.

Admission is free.

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Voices. Of Hope? The Power of Music Lecture
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Voices. Of Hope? The Power of Music Lecture

This two-part series is part of a city-wide dialogue on the arts and social justice, presented in conjunction with the Nashville Symphony and the Violins of Hope exhibit, commemorating musicians in Nazi concentration camps.  On April 25, Joy Calico of the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, will present a lecture, “Violins. Of Hope?” A concert on May 2, including Portara performing the Bach cantata “Feed the hungry with bread” (BWV 39) and the Nashville Concerto Orchestra playing Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 “Songs of Sorrow”, will explore the power of music to respond to oppression, give hope, and spur action.

Admission is free.

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Lenten Solemn Choral Evensong*
Feb
18
3:30 PM15:30

Lenten Solemn Choral Evensong*

Preceded by an organ concert by Matthew Michael Brown, Director of Music and Organist, First United Methodist Church, Salisbury, NC.

* Solemn Choral Evensongs are sung by the Cathedral Choir under the direction of Dr. Michael Velting, Canon for Music, with Michael Gebhart, Assistant Organist and Choirmaster, organ. Evensongs include Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

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Nashville Concerto Orchestra
Feb
17
3:00 PM15:00

Nashville Concerto Orchestra

The Nashville Concerto Orchestra will present a varied and spirited program in the Nave on Saturday, February 17, at 3 p.m. First, Kris Wilkinson, string arranger for the CMA Awards and Lady Antebellum, and Marie Winget will play Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 6, a favorite of many. The program will continue with Matt Combs, former fiddler in the house band of the Grand Ole Opry, who will present the Nashville premiere of Appalachian Rhapsody for violin and orchestra. 

$15 suggested donation at the door.

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