Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 2018 – 2019 Concert Series

Experience the best in Sacred and Classical Music in a Cathedral Setting

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is proud to present its 8th season of concerts highlighting Philadelphia’s rich choral tradition alongside inspiring ensembles from around the world at the historic Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The concert series will open with the Westminster Williamson Voices.

Sunday, November 11, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Westminster Williamson Voices
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The program includes works by Vasks, Ešenvalds, Relph, Smith, Whitbourn, Rhineberger and Runestad, as well as chant improvisation. The concert will feature two new works by Westminster Williamson Voices alumnus Thomas LaVoy: The Dreams That Remain and a work for baritone and choir commemorating World War I.

Nominated for a 2013 Grammy® award for its recording of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, Westminster Williamson Voices is in residence each summer at the Choral Institute at Oxford,one of the world’s leading programs for the education of conductors.  It is one of the select ensembles at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J. The ensemble’s 2018-2019 season with James Jordan includes the release of a new recording, concerts in Princeton and Philadelphia and a performance of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, the choral setting of the Diary of Anne Frank, at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.cathedralphilaconcerts.org.

Other Upcoming Concerts:

 Sunday, December 9, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
“Sounds of the Season” Christmas Concert
 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Epiphany Singers

All programs and artists are subject to change.

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Editor’s note: For more information on Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica or to purchase tickets, please visit www.cathedralphilaconcerts.org/events/ or email concertsatthecathedral@gmail.com.

 

Contact:

Stephanie Brophy
Associate Director of Communications
215-587-3747 (office)