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March 2018

18
March
2:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s great masterpiece, the Symphony No. 9, rings through the Cathedral Basilica as the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia joins forces with Symphony in C. This premiere program of the 2017-18 season brings two storied organizations into the glow of the Cathedral Basilica and lends the ‘Cathedral sound’ to Beethoven’s themes of unity and brotherhood and the famous choral strains of the Ode to Joy. Performed by large chorus, full symphony orchestra, and soloists from the Academy of Vocal Arts, Beethoven’s…

April 2018

28
April
8:00 pm — 10:00 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Chanticleer

Chanticleer returns to the Cathedral Basilica with a revelatory sacred program entitled Upon The Rock. The world-renowned men’s ensemble shines in music that has comforted and confounded saints and sinners alike for as long as spirituality and music have gone together. Transcendent prayers of thanksgiving and consolation, psalms of happiness, and paeans of praise come together in a program that includes music by Dufay, Poulenc, Weelkes, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and many others, as well as the premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner John…

May 2018

23
May
May 23, 2018 7:30 pm — May 24, 2018 9:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale

We welcome the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale to their first appearance in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Under the direction of Jeffrey R. Smith, the Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated ensemble is praised for its musicianship, intelligence, and interpretive abilities, and noted for highly-acclaimed domestic and international performances. The ensemble has collaborated with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly POPS, Pennsylvania Ballet, Opera Philadelphia, among others. Recent and upcoming engagements include Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, with television appearances on…

November 2018

11
November
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Westminster Williamson Voices: The Dreams That Remain

  Performing music drawn from spiritual imagery inspired by life and meditation. 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. Westminster Williamson Voices has been lauded by reviewers and audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Gramophone magazine has praised the…

December 2018

09
December
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Christmas at the Cathedral Basilica 2018

    Under the direction of Charlene Angelini, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul presents it’s 4th annual “Sounds of the Season” Christmas Concert.  At a time of the year when the hustle and bustle of gift-giving and frenzied schedules has become the norm, we invite you to come to the Cathedral to spend time reflecting on the reason why we celebrate Christmas.  Gathering in one of the most beautiful spaces in the city, we hope to allow…

18
December
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Epiphany Singers Present: Unfolds to Light

    Epiphany Singers – December 18, 2018 – 7 PM – Cathedral Basilica Sts. Peter and Paul Epiphany Singers is an auditioned choral ensemble of young adults in Philadelphia. We supply an outlet of high-caliber singing to students and young professionals possessing the skills but lacking performance opportunity. Our mission is to provide the Philadelphia community with performances of the highest level of artistry and beauty, touching on styles and repertoire found throughout history. Please join us at the…

May 2019

04
May
7:30 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Central Bucks High School – West Chamber Choir

Central Bucks High School-West Chamber Choir Dr. Joseph Ohrt, conductor The Central Bucks High School-West Chamber Choir from Doylestown, Pennsylvania is on for the most respected school choral ensembles in the nation. Having presented 500 world premieres in the last 30 years the choir is a pioneer in the collaboration of contemporary art. West Choirs have performed 11 times in The White House and for many presidents and heads of state. The choir will perform many contemporary works including a…

10
May
8:00 pm — 9:30 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Epiphany Singers

Please join Epiphany Singers on Friday, May 10 at 8:00 pm for their final concert of the season: “Into Paradise.” Held in the beautiful Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, this performance will feature the stunning sacred works of Bach and Fauré. Program: Bach Cantata BWV 12 Fauré Requiem Epiphany Singers, founded by director Danielle Molan in 2017, is an auditioned choral ensemble of young adults. Its mission is to provide college students and young working professionals from different parts…

October 2019

12
October
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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November 2019

17
November
3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Williamson Voices of Westminster Choir College

NATIONAL BIBLE WEEK Sunday, November 17, 2019 3:00-4:00 PM Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the American Bible Society invite you to this Ecumenical celebration of the Word of God for all who live in and around the City of Philadelphia. All are welcome. Music will be provided by Williamson Voices of Westminster Choir College. A complementary Bible will be given to all at the conclusion of the service. The Service will be in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.…

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