The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Sunday Afternoon Recitals

December 6, 2020: Matthew Brown

Director of Music
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta





Earlier this season:

Sunday, September 13, 2020

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)
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)

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