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Nov
24
Fri
2017
Choral Music for Christ the King @ Holy Rosary Cathedral
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Cathedral’s own musicians: organist Denis Bédard and the Cathedral Choir, assistant organist Catherine Walsh and the Holy Rosary Women’s Choir, the Contemporary Choir with director Chito Lacsina, and the Spanish Mass Choir with director Alejandro Frias.

Nov
26
Sun
2017
Sundays at 3 @ Dunbar Ryerson United Church
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CONCERT 1
Katherine Evans – trumpet
Edward Norman – organ
Martini – Toccata
Bach – Prelude and Fugue in a minor, BWV 543
Haydn – Four pieces for mechanical organ
Haydn – Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major (H.7e1)
Telemann – Air de Trompette
Franck – Chorale no.1 in E Major
Philiba – Mosaïque – Quatre Pièces Brèves (1976)
Vierne – Naïades (Pieces de Fantaisie Suite IV Op.55)
Defaye – Prélude I (from ‘Huit Préludes – pour passer le temps’)

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Jan
26
Fri
2018
Organist Denis Bédard in Concert @ Holy Rosary Cathedral
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Music spanning eight centuries, from medieval France to Denis Bédard’s own compositions, and including works by Bach, Gigout, and Dubois. Denis Bédard has given recitals across Canada, in the United States, in France and in Brazil and his works are performed throughout the world. Performance visible on a giant screen at the front of the Cathedral.

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Feb
18
Sun
2018
Sundays at 3 @ Dunbar Ryerson United Church
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Concert 2

Roger Cole – oboe
Edward Norman – organ
Handel – Allegro (from Concerto Grosso in g minor Op.6) H324
Bach – Three chorale preludes, BWV 659, BWV 654 & BWV 646
Bach – Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 547
Marcello – Oboe Concerto in c minor, S.Z799
Rheinberger – Rhapsodie Op.147
Franck – Chorale no.2 in b minor
Britten – Three pieces from Metamorphoses Op.49
Sokola – Toccata (from Quattro Pezzi)

Apr
15
Sun
2018
Sundays at 3 @ Dunbar Ryerson United Church
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CONCERT 3
Steve Denroche – French horn
Edward Norman – organ
Marcello – Psalm XIX
Bach – Toccata in F Major, BWV 540
Smith – Prelude on ‘Angelus Domini’ (1991)
Dupré – Chorale on ‘Iste Confessor’
(no.12 from ‘Le Tombeau de Titelouze’ Op.38)
Danzi – Horn Sonata in E-flat Major Op.28
Cooke – Rondo in B-flat Major
Franck – Chorale no.3 in a minor
Bozza – ‘En Forêt’ Op.40
Gardonyi – Improvisation on ‘Be Thou My Vision’
Vinter – ‘Hunter’s Moon’

Apr
27
Fri
2018
Soprano Sarah McGrath and Organist Denis Bédard @ Holy Rosary Cathedral
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Works by Campra, Pergolesi, Bach, Franck and others. Sarah McGrath’s pure, angelic voice and innate musicality have made her a much appreciated soloist and section lead in the Holy Rosary Cathedral choir. After solo and choral studies at UBC, she has sung in tours across Europe, China, and the USA, including at Carnegie Hall and the Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts, and is also a section lead in the Vancouver Cantata Singers. Performance visible on a giant screen at the front of the Cathedral.