The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Sunday Afternoon Recitals

Sunday, April 18, 2021
The Third Sunday of Easter, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital
Will Buthod, (Minister of Music, Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish, Decatur, GA)

Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man (transcr. Will Buthod)
Florence Price, Retrospection
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Impromptu No. 2 (from Three Impromptus for the Organ)
arr. William Farley Smith, Wade in duh Wadduh!
arr. Eurydice V. Osterman, Give Me Jesus
John Williams, Selections from Star Wars

 

Will Buthod is Minister of Music at Holy Trinity Parish (Episcopal) in Decatur. He also currently serves as Chapel Organist at Candler School of Theology (Emory), Interim Organist at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, and Accompanist at Friendship Baptist Church. As a director, Buthod leads the Voices of Imani (Candler) and the social justice-based choir, Voices Found. He lives in Decatur with his wife, two dogs, and a cat.

 


Earlier this season:

Sunday, September 13, 2020

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Caroline Robinson, organ (The Cathedral of St. Philip)

Watch this Recital

The Sunday afternoon recital series kicks off today, and we are thrilled that our new Associate Organist-Choirmaster, Caroline Robinson, will present the opening program. The series will be streamed live on the Cathedral website and Facebook pages every Sunday at 3:15 p.m. Though we would very much like to welcome you into the Cathedral nave, due to current Covid-19 guidelines, we are only presenting the series online at this time.

Eugène Gigout, Grand Chœur Dialogué (from Six Pièces, 1881)
Herbert Howells, Rhapsody No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 17
Jean-Louis Florentz, Harpe de Marie (from Laudes—Kidân za-nageh, Op. 5)
William Bolcom, What a Friend We Have in Jesus (from Gospel Preludes, Book 1)
Maurice Duruflé, “Toccata” (from Suite for Organ, Op. 5)

Sunday, September 20, 2020

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Sarah Hawbecker, organ (Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 65, No. 4
Leo Sowerby, Meditation on Picardy
Louis Vierne, “Pastorale” from Symphony I in D minor, Op. 14
Rachel Laurin, Finale pour orgue, Op. 78

Sunday, September 27, 2020

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Oak Martin (BMus student at The Curtis Institute of Music)

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, Trio Sonata in C Major, BWV 529
Margaret Vardell Sandresky, Sonata No. 1 for Organ (based on Grant Wood’s painting Spring Turning)
William Grant Still, Elegy

Sunday, October 4, 2020
The Feast of St. Francis

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Oliver Brett, organ (Associate Organist & Choirmaster, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Herbert Howells, Rhapsody No. 3 C sharp minor
John Ireland, Elegiac Romance
Edward Elgar, “Andante espressivo” from Organ Sonata in G
William Walton, Coronation March “Orb and Sceptre”

Sunday, October 11, 2020
The Feast of St. Philip, Deacon & Evangelist

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Raymond & Elizabeth Chenault, duo-organ (Organists Emeriti, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Gaston Litaize, “Choral” (from Sonate à Deux)?
Rachel Laurin, Cantabile à Deux – world première
Gerre Hancock, A Fancy for Two to Play
Philip Moore, Allegro for Organ Duet

Sunday, October 18, 2020
The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 24, Year A

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Theodore Davis, organ (Organist & Choirmaster, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Baltimore, MD)

Watch this Recital

Florentine Price, Suite No. 1 for Organ
Henri Mulet, Esquisses Byzantines

Sunday, October 25, 2020
The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 25, Year A

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Bruce Xu, organ (student at Rice University)

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude & Fugue in B minor, BWV 544
Max Reger, Benedictus, Op.59
Olivier Messiaen, “Alleluias sereins d’une âme qui désire le ciel” from L'Ascension
Olivier Messiaen, “Dieu parmi nous” from La Nativité du Seigneur

Sunday, November 8, 2020
The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 27, Year A

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Jacob Montgomery, organ (Bethany Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY)

Watch this Recital

Marcel Dupré, “Allegro deciso” from Évocation
William Bolcom, Jesus Loves Me
Louis Vierne, “Adagio” from Organ Symphony No. 3 in F-sharp minor, Op. 28
Johann Sebastian Bach, Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582

 

Sunday, November 15, 2020
The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 28, Year A

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Julie Andrijeski, violin (Artistic Director, The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra)
Caroline Robinson, harpsichord (Associate Organist-Choirmaster, The Cathedral of St. Philip)

Watch this Recital

Giovanni Battista Fontana, Sonata Seconda
Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Violin Sonata No. 3 in F Major
Jean-Féry Rebel, “Caprice” from Violin Suite No. 2 in D Major

 

Sunday, November 22, 2020
The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 29, Year A

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Will Gotmer, organ (Director of Music/Organist, Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville, GA)

Watch this Recital

Felix Mendelssohn, Sonata No. 2 in C minor
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 531
Charles-Marie Widor, “Andante sostenuto” from Organ Symphony No. 9, Op. 70 (“Gothique”)
Leo Sowerby, Comes Autumn Time

 

Sunday, December 6, 2020
The Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Matthew Michael Brown, organ (St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

George Baker, Ricercare on Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
Jehan Alain, Deuxième Fantaisie, JA 117
Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544
Flor Peeters, Toccata, Fugue et Hymne sur Ave Maris Stella, Op. 28

Sunday, January 3, 2021
The Second Sunday After Christmas, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Eugene Lavery, organ (St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, TX)

Watch this Recital

Geoffrey Bush, Trumpet March
Maurice Duruflé, Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, Op 7
Robin Milford, Pastoral Dance on “On Christmas Night”
Alfred Hollins, Christmas Cradle Song
arr. Keith Chapman, Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (17th-century French carol)

Sunday, January 10, 2021
The First Sunday After the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online        
Cuarteto Orgánico (McDuffie Center for Strings, Townsend School of Music, Mercer University)               

Watch this Recital

Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Opus 18

  Allegro
  Andante con moto
  Allegro
  Presto

Sunday, January 17, 2021
The Second Sunday After the Epiphany, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online        
Alvin Blount, organ (Organist/Choirmaster, Church of the Good Shepherd, Knoxville, TN)            

Watch this Recital

Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Opus 18
Grayston Ives, Intrada
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Harmonies du soir
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Clair de lune
Dieterich Buxtehude, Präludium, Fuga und Ciacona, BuxWV 137
Adolphus Hailstork, Prelude on “We Shall Overcome”
Adolphus Hailstork, Postlude on “We Shall Overcome”
Adolphus Hailstork, Prelude on “Deep River”
arr. Richard Elliott, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Sunday, January 24, 2021
The Third Sunday After the Epiphany, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Kirk Rich, organ (All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Louis Marchand, “Grand Dialogue” from “Troisième Livre d’Orgue”
Jean-Adam Guilain, “Tierce en taille” from “Suite du Deuxième Ton pour le Magnificat”
Guillaume Lasceux, “Judex crederis — Verset du Te Deum”
César Franck, “Pièce héroïque” from “Trois Pièces”

Sunday, January 31, 2021
The Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Brian Parks, organ (First United Methodist Church, Marietta)

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
John Williams, Excerpts from Superman Suite, arr. Brian Parks
      Leitmotif (Superman II)
      March of the Villains
      Love Theme (“Can You Read My Mind?”)
      The Planet Krypton
      Villains in the Zone
      Main Title March

Sunday, February 7, 2021
The Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Justin Maxey, organ (Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Louis Vierne, Movements from Symphony No. 3 in F-sharp minor, Op. 28
Franz Liszt, Liebestraum No. 3 (trans. Harvey Gaul)
Henri Mulet, Tu es petra et portæ inferi non prævalebunt adversus te from Esquisses byzantines

Sunday, February 14, 2021
The Last Sunday After the Epiphany, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Caroline Robinson, organ (Associate Organist/Choirmaster, The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)

Watch this Recital

Program notes »

Jean-Louis Florentz, Laudes — Kidân za-nageh (Op. 5, 1983-1985)
      Dis-moi ton nom…
      Prière pour délier les charmes
      Harpe de Marie
      Chant des fleurs
      Pleurs de la Vierge
      Rempart de la croix
      …Seigneur des lumières

Sunday, February 21, 2021
The First Sunday in Lent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Elena Dorozhkina, piano

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 (1722) and 2 (1742)

      Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 889, Book 2
      Prelude and Fugue in B-Flat Major, BWV 866, Book 1
      Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847, Book 1
      Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 855, Book 1
      Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 875, Book 2
      Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 881, Book 2
      Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 850, Book 1

Sunday, February 28, 2021
The Second Sunday in Lent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
John Coble, organ (First Presbyterian Church, Athens, GA)

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 535
J.S. Bach, Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 647
Dan Locklair, In Memory – H.H.L.
César Franck, Choral III

In memory of Joyce McLean Coble (1929-2020)

Sunday, March 7, 2021
The Third Sunday in Lent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Kelsey M. Berg, organ (St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Milledgeville, GA)

Watch this Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach, Praeludium et Fuga in B minor, BWV 544
David Conte, Recollection (Soliloquy No. 2)
Marcel Dupré, Cortège et Litanie from 4 Pièces, Op.19

Sunday, March 14, 2021
The Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Evan Few & Jeanne Johnson, violin, with Caroline Robinson, continuo

Watch this Recital

Heinrich Schmelzer, Sonata Quarta (from 6 Sonate, 1664)
Antonio Bertali, Sonata Violino Solo (Partiturbuch Ludwig)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Partita VI (from Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa)

Sunday, March 21, 2021
The Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Jack Mitchener (Organist & Artist-in-Residence, The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta)
A recital in honor of the 336th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach’s birth (March 21, 1685 – July 28, 1750)

Watch this Recital

Fuga à 5 con pedale pro Organo pleno, BWV 552, 2 (‘St. Anne Fugue’)
Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot, BWV 678 – à 2 Clav. et Ped., Canto fermo in Canone
Trio super Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655 – à 2 claviers et pédale
Valet wir ich dir geben, BWV 736 – choralis in pedale
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641 – à 2 Clav. & Ped.
Movements 2 and 3 from the Pastorella, BWV 590
Toccata in F Major, BWV 540, 1

Sunday, April 11, 2021
The Second Sunday of Easter, Year B

3:15 p.m. Recital online
Jeff Johnson (Pastor, First Lutheran Church, Brockton, MA)

Watch this Recital

Peter Planyavsky, Toccata a la Rumba
Nicholaus Bruhns, Praeludium in G Major
Louis Vierne, Pastorale from Vingt-quatre pièces en style libre
César Franck, Pièce Héroïque

In memory of Dr. Tommy K. Johnson