Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord (NRSV, James 5:14).
Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Click to go immediately to:
1) The Music Programme Homepage
2) The Music Calendar for Choral Eucharist and Evensong
3) The Concert Calendar
Both organ voluntaries and the introit for evensong this coming Sunday, September 27, are the work of Charles Villiers Stanford. Click to go to Stanford's most popular motet, Beati quorum via. Read about it and choose among 13 performances, including some by the finest choirs in the world.
Click to read all about the 11th annual fall festival of Orgue et couleurs from Friday, September 25, to Sunday, October 4, including the week of noon-hour free organ concerts of the music of Felix Mendelssohn.
As part of Quebec's Journées de la culture, and in cooperation with Orgue et couleurs, Patrick Wedd will hold open house in the tribune of the cathedral's Wilhelm organ this Sunday, September 27 from 12:30pm to 2 pm. Click for information on visiting other organs in the Montreal area.
2009 Commemoration: 350th Anniversary of the Birth of Henry Purcell (1659-95)
Click to go to Henry Purcell, Te Deum and Jubilate, Z. 232, written for Saint Cecilia's Day, 1693, the first English Te Deum ever composed with orchestral accompaniment. Performances by The King's Consort with the Choir of New College, Oxford; and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.
Click to go to a performance of Arvo Pårt, Stabat Mater dolorosa by Lynne Dawson, soprano; David James, counter-tenor; Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor; Gidon Kremer, violin; Vladimir Mendelssohn, viola; Thomas Demenga, cello. Recording: January 1987; St. John's Church, London.
Click to go to a performance of Cantata 115 by Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Trudeliese Schmidt; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter conducting. Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München.