Musical Offerings

 The 2017-2018 Music Season Begins in September.

Following is a list of Music Offerings from the 2016-2017 Music Season.

Date Music Event
 Sun, Sept 18, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Candlelight Concert & Compline
Devotional Songs by John Dowland (1563-1626), performed by artists Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano and Howard Bass, lute. St. Mary’s Schola sung compline. Gregory Hooker will play organ music by Marcel Dupré and Olivier Latry as reflections of the chants sung by the Schola.
 Sun, Oct 16, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Candlelight Concert
Counter-tenor Roger Isaacs, Tenor Matthew Hill, and Pianist Jeremy Filsell perform Benjamin Britten’s Canticle II “Abraham and Isaac,” Op. 51

St. Mary’s Schola sing Siegfried: “O gracious light” |
Lukaszewski: Nunc dimittis | Pärt: Salve Regina

Sun, Nov 6, 2016
5:00 p.m.
The Remembrance of the Faithful Departed
St. Mary’s Choir, accompanied by the acclaimed organist Jeremy Filsell, will perform Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, one of the best-loved of all works of the twentieth century.Duruflé based all the melodies on themes from the Gregorian funeral mass. The composition also includes elements of plainsong, subtle counterpoint, and the sensuous harmonies and refined scoring that call to mind the music of Debussy, Ravel and Dukas.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Advent Lessons & Carols
St. Mary’s Choirs herald the coming of our Lord through carols, anthems and hymns including Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with harp.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016
8:00 & 10:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve
St. Mary’s Choir of Men & Women
Fri, Jan 6, 2017
7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Choir of Men & Boys
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
7:30 p.m.
 Candlelight Concert & Compline
Michael McCarthy directs the vocal ensemble Cathedra.
Sun, Mar 5, 2017
5:00 p.m.
Chorister Festival Evensong
Guest Choirmaster Christopher Betts directs youth choristers from area parishes whose musical leadership will include the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in B Minor by T. Tertius Noble
Sun, Apr 9, 201 7
9:00 & 11:15 a.m.
The Passion and Resurrection of Our Lord
Passion Sunday
St. Mary’s Choir of Men & Women
Thurs, Apr 13, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Choral Eucharist for Maundy Thursday
St. Mary’s Choir of Men & Women
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
5:30 a.m.
Easter Day
Morning Vigil, with Organ
Sun, Apr 16, 2017
9:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Easter Day
Services with Brass Quintet and St. Mary’s Choir of Men & Women
Sun, May 7, 2017
4:30 p.m.
 Concert & Choral Evensong
Tenor CJ David sings a 30-minute concert including Dear Theo, a song cycle by Ben Moore on letters written by Vincent Van Gogh to his brother Theo.
St. Mary’s Choir of Men, Women, Boys & Girls singing Choral Evensong