The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Recitals from the Cathedral of St. Philip

The Evensong Recital Series is given by Delbert Lowell Jacks in memory of Thomas Ruben Jones.

Sunday afternoon recitals will resume in September 2022. Please enjoy this season's recitals, linked below.

 


Recitals from the 2021-2022 Season:

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Caroline Robinson, organ (The Cathedral of St. Philip)

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Alexandre Boëly, Fantasie et Fugue, Op. 18, No. 6
Louis Vierne, “Choral” from Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20
Nico Muhly, The Revd Mustard his Installation Prelude (2013)
Joseph Jongen, Sonata Eroica, Op. 94

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Gail Archer, organ (Barnard College, New York, NY)

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Viktor Goncharenko, Fantasia
Svitlana Ostrova, Chaconna
Mykola Kolessa, Passacaglia
Nadia Boulanger, Prelude
Nadia Boulanger, Petit Canon
Nadia Boulanger, Improvisation
Jeanne Demessieux, Te Deum

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Dock Anderson, organ (St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Carrollton, GA)

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Jean Langlais, Chant de Paix
Calvin Hampton, Five Dances
Dan Locklair, “The peace may be exchanged” from Rubrics
Dock Anderson, Postlude on “Foundation”

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Clara Gerdes, organ (Most Holy Redeemer Nativity Church, New York, NY)

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William Walton, Orb and Sceptre
Maurice Durufle, Scherzo, Op. 2
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Idyll (from Organ Album, Vol. 1)
Rachel Laurin, Impromptu
Franz Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S514

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Jack Mitchener, organ (Organist and Artist-in-Residence, The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)

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Franz Liszt, Fantasie und Fuge über den Choral “Ad nos, ad salutarem undam”

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Stephen Price, organ (Ball State University, Muncie, IN)

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Daniel Gawthrop, “Passacaglia” from Sketchbook I
William Grant Still, Summerland from Three Visions
Brenda Portman, Psalm Sonata No.1
Rachel Laurin, Trois Impressions sur “Kingsfold,” Op.75 (from Douze Courtes Pièces)
Ned Rorem, “Sunday Night” from Views from the Oldest House

Sunday, October 24, 2021

William Callaway, organ (First United Methodist Church, Chamblee, GA)

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Johann Sebastian Bach, “Sinfonia” from Cantata 29
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, “Canzone” from Symphonic Chorale on “Jesu, Meine Freude,” Op. 87, No. 2
Karl Jenkins, Theme from Palladio
Leo Delibes, Flower Duet from Lakme
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Jonathan Gregoire, organ (St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX)

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Marcel Dupré, Cortège et Litanie, Op. 19, No. 2
César Franck, Choral No. 2 in B minor
Maurice Duruflé, Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Daniel Brondel, organ (St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York, NY)

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Johann Sebastian Bach, “Sinfonia” from Cantata No. 29
Camille Saint-Saëns arr. Virgil Fox, “Poco adagio” from Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78
Georges Bizet arr. Daniel Brondel, “Entr’acte II” from Carmen
Johannes Brahms arr. Edwin Lemare, Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F-sharp minor
Louis Vierne, Carillon de Westminster from 24 Pièces de fantaisie, Op. 54

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Iain Quinn, organ (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL)

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Frederick Bridge, Sonata in D minor
   
Allegro moderato
   Andante
   Introduction & Fugue
Wilfred Josephs, Sonata for Organ, Op. 165 (composed for Iain Quinn)
   Poco allegro
   Andante
   Vivo
Iain Quinn, Toccata on Victimae Paschali Laudes

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Julie Andrijeski, violin (Atlanta Baroque Orchestra), Elisabeth Swanson, soprano (The Cathedral of St. Philip), & Caroline Robinson, organ (The Cathedral of St. Philip)

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Heinrich Biber (1644-1704), Sonata “La Pastorella”
Heinrich Biber, Mystery Sonata No. 1 “The Annunciation”
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BuxWV 98
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Fuga sopra il Magnificat, BWV 733

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Adam Detzner, organ (Christ Church [Episcopal], Columbia, MD)

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Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Puer nobis nascitur, SwWV 315
Johann Sebastian Bach, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 664
Heinrich Scheidemann, Magnificat Tertii Toni
Olivier Messiaen,  “Dieu parmi nous” (God Among Us)from La Nativité du Seigneur

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Adam Jaffe, piano (Atlanta)

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Maurice Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Nathaniel Gumbs, organ (Yale University)

Alfred Hollins, Concert Overture in C minor
Uzee Brown, Jr., Triumphal March of Heritage
Florence Price, Retrospection
Carl Haywood, 
Spirit Fantasy
Florence Price, "Andantino" & “Finale” from First Sonata for Organ

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Raymond Chenault, organ (Organist Emeritus, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

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Marius Monnikendam (1896-1977), Toccata No. 1
Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), “Adagio” from Organ Sonata 3, Op. 56
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937), “Salve Regina” from Organ Symphony No. 2, Op. 13, No. 2
Jean Langlais (1907-1991), Ave Maria, Ave Maris Stella from Trois Paraphrases Grégoriennes, Op, 5
Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981), Premier Choral

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Raymond & Elizabeth Chenault, duo-organ (Organists Emeriti, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

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Naji Hakim (b. 1955), Rhapsody
Stephen Paulus (1949-2014), Saint Anthony in Meditation (The Triumph of the Saint)
Rachel Laurin (b. 1961), Fantaisie a Deux (2018)

Sunday, February 6, 2022

James Kealey, organ (Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY)

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Edward Elgar, “Allegro maestoso” from Organ Sonata in G Major, Op. 28
Cecila McDowall, Church bells beyond the stars
Rachel Laurin (b. 1961), Humoresque, Op. 77
Charles-Marie Widor, “Choral” from Symphonie Romane, Op. 73
Louis Vierne, “Final” from Symphonie VI, Op. 59

Sunday, February 13, 2022

H. David Pulliam, organ (St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Darien, CT)

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Jean-Adam Guilain, Suite du deuxième ton
Gerald Near, Ave Maria
Gerald Near, Ave Maris Stella
Marcel Dupré, Antiphon on “How fair and pleasant thou art” Op. 18, No. 5
William Bolcom, “What a friend we have in Jesus” from Gospel Preludes, Book 1

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Damin Spritzer, organ (University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, and St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Dallas, TX)

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René Louis Becker, Marche Triomphale: Ite missa est
Pierre Kunc, Piéce Funebre
Harvey Grace, Meditation from Ten Compositions for Organ, Vol. II
Harvey Grace, Fantasia alla Marcia

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Calvert Johnson, organ

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Program Notes

Fela Sowand, Sacred Idioms of the Negro
Carl R. Diton, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Op. 2
Billy Strayhorn, Lotus Blossom
Trevor Weston, Pools of Living Water
Florence Beatrice Price, Suite No. 1 for Organ

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Scott Atchison, organ (Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta)

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An Improvisational Journey: The Stations of the Cross
I.   Jesus in the Garden
II.  Jesus is betrayed and arrested
III. Jesus is judged by Pilate
IV. Jesus is scourged and crowned with thorns
V.  Jesus is crucified

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Emily Amos, student at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia

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Percy Whitlock (1903-1946), Exultemus
David Hurd (b. 1950), Evening Song
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986), Suite, Op.5

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Alan Lewis, organ (Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA)

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Fantasie & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 525
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 546

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Mario Buchanan, organ (Christ Church Episcopal, Hudson, Ohio)

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Calvin Hampton (1938-1984), Trumpet Tunes from Suite No.1
David Hurd (b. 1950), Were You There
Brenda Portman (b. 1980), Chorale Prelude on “St Helena”
Leo Sowerby (1895-1968), Air with Variations
Gerre Hancock (1934-2012), Improvisation on St Clement (transc. Peter S. Burton)
Dan Locklair (b. 1949), “The people respond – Amen!” from Rubrics

Sunday, April 3, 2022

Stephan Griffin, organ (All Saints Parish [Episcopal], Brookline, MA)

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Florence Price (1887-1953), “Introduction-Allegro” from First Sonata for Organ
Herbert Howells (1892-1983), Rhapsody in D-flat, Op. 17, No.1
Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933), Valse Mignonne, Op. 124, No.2
Iain Farrington (b. 1977), Steal Away from Lay my burden down
Florence Price, “Finale” from First Sonata for Organ

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Karl Robson, organ (St. John’s [Episcopal], Norwood Parish, Chevy Chase, MD)

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Louis Vierne, Movements from Symphonie No. 3, Op. 28
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Harmonies du Soir from Trois Impressions, Op. 72
Nico Muhly, The Rev’d Mustard his Installation Prelude
Charles-Marie Widor, “Finale” from Symphonie VIII, Op. 42

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Robin Ericksen, organ (St. Mark's Episcopal Church, LaGrange, GA)

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Vincent Lübeck (1654-1740), Praeambulum in E Major
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Prelude and Fugue in G minor
Calvin Hampton (1938-1984), America the Beautiful (Materna)
Rowan Draper (b. 1979), Reflection
Calvin Taylor (b. 1948), This Little Light of Mine
Calvin Taylor, Soon I Will Be Done

 

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Janet Yieh, organ (Church of Heavenly Rest, New York, NY)

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Gerre Hancock (1934-2012), Prelude on ‘Slane’
Samuel Coleridge Taylor (1875-1912), Arietta
Christa Rakich (b. 1952, Hommage à Pachelbel: Ten Variations on “Lobe den Herren”
Amy Beach (1867-1944), Prelude on an Old Folk Tune
William Grant Still (1895-1978), Reverie
arr. Carl Haywood (b. 1949), His Eye is On the Sparrow
Rachel Laurin (b. 1961), Épilogue, Op. 50

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Kenneth Miller, organ (The University of the South, Sewanee, TN)

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George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), “Overture” to Solomon, HWV 67
Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Six Canonic Etudes, Op. 56
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Sonata in D Major, Op. 65, No. 5

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Jens Korndörfer, organ (First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta)

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Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937), Symphonie pour orgue No. 6 en Sol Mineur, Op. 42, No. 2