Concert Series

Cathedral of the Holy Cross Concert Series

CONCERT SERIES

Cathedral Organ
Thirty-third Annual
Cathedral Organ Benefit

Sunday . 18 September 2022 | 3.00 pm

Thirty-third Annual Cathedral Organ Benefit

Sunday . 18 September 2022 | 3.00 pm

The Cathedral of the Holy Cross continues the longstanding tradition! Thirty-third Annual Cathedral Organ Benefit Recital for the historic 101-rank 1875 E & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801.

Several of New England’s notable organists will perform a variety of works on the historic pipe organ of 5,292 pipes. 

Performers include Leo Abbott, Cathedral Director Emeritus; William Endicott, Holy Name Parish, West Roxbury; Rosalind Mohnsen, Immaculate Conception, Malden; Thomas Mellan, Saint Cecilia Parish, Boston; Andrew Scanlon, Associate Organist-Choirmaster, Church of the Advent, Boston; and Richard J. Clark, Director of Music of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross

» Order tickets here or donate at the door. Online tickets include an option to make a donation of any amount.

Suggested Donation:
$50 General Admission
$25 Seniors | Students 
17 and under: FREE

» You may also click here to make a donation of any amount directly to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund.

Maurice Clerc
MAURICE CLERC

Titular Organist Emeritus, Cathédrale de Dijon, France

Sunday . 23 October 2022 | 3.00 pm

MAURICE CLERC

Titular Organist Emeritus, Cathédrale de Dijon, France

Sunday . 23 October 2022 | 3.00 pm

Maurice Clerc is the Titular Organist Emeritus of the Cathédral in Dijon, France after serving as titular organist of this great instrument for forty-six years from 1972 until 2018. He was also a professor at the Conservatory of Dijon and lecturer at the University. He has performed some 1,300 concerts on four continents to great acclaim. Maurice Clerc recorded a dozen CDs including Bach and German baroque masters. However, having built up a reputation for romantic and modern repertoire, he is considered one of the specialists of the French music and has become attached to the promotion of the major works of Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Fleury, and Langlais. His most recent recordings include  Cochereau and French transcriptions.

PROGRAMME:

Choral n° 3 en La mineur, César FRANCK, 1822–1890 
•  Méditation, Louis VIERNE, 1870–1937, (reconstructed improvisation by Maurice Duruflé) 
•  Mattheus-Final de Bach’s Memento, Charles-Marie WIDOR, 1845–1937 
•  Improvisation on “Victimae paschali Laudes”, Charles TOURNEMIRE, 1870–1939 (reconstitution of Maurice Duruflé) 
•  Prélude of the Médiévale Suite, Nativité, Te Deum, Jean LANGLAIS, 1907–1991
•  Scherzo, (Notre-Dame 1974) Pierre COCHEREAU, 1924–1984 (reconstructed improvisation by Maurice Clerc) 

» Order tickets here or donate at the door. Online tickets include an option to make a donation of any amount.

Suggested Donation:
$20 General Admission
$10 Seniors | Students 
17 and under: FREE

» You may also click here to make a donation of any amount directly to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund.

Copley Singers
CHRISTMAS WITH THE COPLEY SINGERS AT THE CATHEDRAL!

Andrew Clarkson, Director

Sunday . 11 December 2022 | 3.00 pm

CHRISTMAS WITH THE COPLEY SINGERS AT THE CATHEDRAL!

Andrew Clarkson, Director

Sunday . 11 December 2022 | 3.00 pm

Founded in 2006, the Copley Singers have appeared throughout New England. In Sept, 2011 they represented MA at the 9/11 tenth commemorative concerts at Trinity Church, Wall Street, NYC, and were critically-acclaimed by the NY Times (more information on www.copleysingers.org). In April 2013, they sang for the Boston Prayer Service following the Marathon bombings, at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the presence of President and Mrs. Obama.

Tickets:
$20 General Admission
$10 Seniors | Students 
17 and under: FREE

» Tickets are available at the door or online here.

Cathedral Organ
THANK YOU
to the generous donors
for their contributions to
the Organ Restoration Fund!
THANK YOU
to the generous donors
for their contributions to
the Organ Restoration Fund!

We are deeply grateful to many who have contributed so generously to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund. This keeps our 145-year-old historic pipe organ maintained and in top shape for all liturgies and broadcasts on Catholic TV.

You may also make a tax-deductible gift to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund, or write a check made out to the “Cathedral of the Holy Cross” with the memo “Organ Restoration Fund,” and mail to 75 Union Park Street, Boston, MA 02118. Thank you for your support.

We also wish to acknowledge the following who have donated so generously within the last year. Thank you! 

Saint Pius X Circle | $10,000+
John and Cathy White
John Dunn

Saint Gregory Circle | $5,000+
The Kresge Foundation
Christian Mucha

Postlude Circle | $1,000+
Julia Rogers, in Memory of Margarita and Juan Llibre
CAM Associates

Hymn Circle | $500+
Mary Kane
Gregory Merklin and Jennifer Lester
Karl Saur
Jacob Venter
Pen MacDonald
Robert J. Henry

Prelude Circle | $100+
Dr. James and Denyse Rotta
Timothy Richard
Sr. Marie Paul Jaston
Mark Donohoe
Russell Baldwin
James Grabovac
Fr. John Kiley
Mark Nemeskal
Joyce Painter Rice
Jean Kelly
Joseph and Deborah Dyer