October 22, 2018

Concerts & Music Events

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OCTOBER 14, PARRY ANNIVERSARY

St. George’s Cathedral will host a special evening service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of composer C.H.H. Parry on Sunday October 14 at 4pm. The augmented Cathedral Choir, along with the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra and other instrumentalists, with guest director David Cameron, will perform some of Parry’s best-known works, including “I was glad”, “Dear Lord and Father of mankind”, and “Jerusalem”. Admission is free, with a freewill offering collected.


OCTOBER 21, CANTABILE EVENSONG

Cantabile Choirs, directed by Mark Sirett, accompanied by Michael Capon, will sing a service of Choral Evensong at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday October 21 at 4pm. The choir will sing music by T.T. Noble, William Smith, Charles Stanford, and the anthem "Hail gladdening light" by Charles Wood. Join us for an evening of spiritual refreshment.


NOVEMBER 11, WW1 ANNIVERSARY

St. George’s Cathedral will hold a special evening service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on Sunday November 11 at 4pm. The augmented Cathedral Choir will sing special music for the occasion, and lead the congregation in singing hymns. A military band will also play.


ADVENT CONCERTS

St. George’s Cathedral Advent Concerts begin on Thursday November 29 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm and continue through December 20. The mid-day concerts are free, with a voluntary offering collected. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca or www.facebook.com/StGeorgeConcerts. Join us for an Advent musical interlude!


ADVENT CAROLS - DECEMBER 2

An Advent Candlelight Procession with Carols will take place at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday December 2 at 5pm. As well as leading the congregational singing, the Cathedral Adult, Youth, and Children's Choirs will sing a selection of Advent anthems by J.S. Bach, Rosephanye Powell, James Biery, Hans Leo Hassler, and others. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca.  Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the Advent season!

The service symbolizes the journey from Advent to Christmas, from the Old Testament to the New, from darkness to light. Beginning in darkness, candles are gradually lit as the choir travels through the sanctuary, singing in different locations, until the building is filled with light and music.


CHRISTMAS LESSONS AND CAROLS - DECEMBER 23

A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols will take place at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday December 23 at 4pm. As well as leading the congregation in singing favourite Christmas carols, the Cathedral Christmas Choir and Children's Choir will sing a selection of Christmas anthems by David Willcocks, Laurence Rowbotham, Andrew Carter, Robert Anderson, John Joubert, Peter Warlock, and others. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca. Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season!