Cathedral Concert Series
 2016 - 2017

41st Season


All Concerts are
Open to the public

No admission charge


Freewill Offering is Gladly Accepted


The Cathedral Concert Series endeavors to present
instrumental and choral music from the rich tradition of
Western Liturgy and inspired classical music
In a suitable visual and acoustic environment.

The Series' expenses and restoration of the
Historic Matthias Schwab Organ
Are funded exclusively by charitable
donations and facilitated by the
efforts of volunteers.

Your generous financial support is welcome to aid in the
continuance of the Cathedral Concert Series and
Restoration of the Historic Matthias Schwab Organ (1859).


Suggested donation is $10.00 per adult.

Please make your contribution payable to the:
"Schwab Organ Fund"


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Current Season Schedule

Your generous financial support is greatly appreciated.




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All Concerts are presented on
Sunday Afternoons
at 3:00pm


2016


   

October 16
    
    
    Musica Sacra
   Chorus and Orchestra

     Handel Fest
     O Praise the Lord with One Consent
     Four Coronation Anthems
     L. Brett Scott, Conductor



Musica Sacra Web Site



   

November 6   
   
    University of Cincinnati
    College-Conservatory of Music

  Rachmaninoff
   All Night Vigil, Opus 37

    
    CCM Chamber Choir
    Earl Rivers, conductor

The greatest a cappella masterwork of the early 20th century, the All-Night-Vigil (Vespers) is a series of 15 liturgical/concert settings from the Russian Orthodox tradition in 65 minutes that achieves great heights of expressive power and intensity through “choral orchestration” by continually varying the textures and sonorities.


CCM Choral Department
   

    

December 4
Advent Festival of
Lessons & Carols

      Cathedral Basilica Bishop's Choir
      Gregory Schaffer, Director and Organist

      
  
    All are welcome to this annual observance
    Heralding the coming Nativity Season.
    Scripture and Song foretell of the Birth of Jesus.
    Evergreen and candlelight enhance the occasion.

Visit the Covington Cathedral
Bishop's Choir on Facebook

 

 
    

2017

     January 8


              
                 Adoration of the Magi ~ Rembrandt

         An Epiphany Epilogue
           Hawthorne String Quartet
           Gregory Schaffer, Synthesizer and Organ
             LeeAnn Kordenbrock, Soprano Soloist
                 David Thomas, Trumpet
          


 

March 12
                 
   

  A Musical Celebration of
Johann Sebastian Bach's 332nd Birthday
Terry McCandless

   Organist
    Kenyon College
            

Join us to celebrate the 332nd birthday of Johann
Sebastian Bach!
The Cathedral Organs will welcome back a series favorite guest, Terry McCandless.
This concert is dedicated to the benefit of restoring the Historic Matthias Schwab Organ (1859) in the West Gallery.








2015-2016 Schedule

 



Photo by Paul Welch
 
               



The Cathedral Concert Series endeavors to present instrumental and choral music
From the rich tradition of western liturgy and inspired classical music
In a suitable visual and acoustic environment.

The Series' expenses and restoration of the Historic Matthias Schwab Organ
Are funded exclusively by charitable donations and facilitated by the efforts
of volunteers. Your generous financial support is welcome to aid in the
continuance of the Cathedral Concert Series.

Suggested donation is $10.00 per adult.

Please make your contribution payable to the
"Schwab Organ Fund"

 


Haldeman photo


St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

Madison Avenue at Twelfth St.
Covington , KY USA 41011

859-431-2060

 

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Panoramic Views of the
Cathedral Basilica

credit: rackphoto.com

Interested in performing on the series?
Guest Performance Request


St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
1140 Madison Avenue
Covington, Kentucky 41011
(859) 431-2060

Cathedral Rector: Very Reverend Ryan L. Maher
Series Music Director: Gregory J. Schaffer