LENTEN CONCERT SERIES - 2018
Wednesday Evenings following Supper in the Chapter House
5:15 p.m. Supper served in the Chapter House
6:15 p.m. Meditation and Music in the Church
Wednesday, February 21
Trumpet and Organ
Peter Wood and Christopher Powell will perform a program of music new and old for trumpet and organ. Peter is the professor of trumpet and brass ensembles at the University of South Alabama and holds a Doctorate of Music in Trumpet Performance from Indiana University. Come enjoy this classic combination of instruments.
Wednesday, February 28
Vivienne Boudreaux, Percussionist
A student of Laura Noah at the University of West Florida, Vivienne will present an unusual and delightful concert of music for marimba including the Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra by Brazilian composer, Ney Rosauro. Christopher Powell will play the part of the orchestra on the piano.
Wednesday, March 7
The Archduke Trio
This group of musicians from the Mobile Symphony Orchestra is incredibly skilled and sure to inspire. The trio includes violinist, Enen Yu, violoncellist, Guo-Sheng Huang, and pianist, Robert Holm. The Archduke Trio is a favorite ensemble of audiences in Mobile and in the Gulf Coast region.
Wednesday, March 14
French Musical Mysticism
Cathedral Organist and Music Director, Christopher Powell, will present an organ recital featuring examples of spiritual mysticism in French music. Enter into the contemplative world of composers such as Langlais, Duruflé, Messiaen, and Dupré guided by meditations from Dean Beverly Gibson.
Wednesday, March 21
Pergolesi's Stabat Mater
The Stabat Mater of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi is one of the great sacred cantatas of the Baroque period. The text presents the crucifixion of Christ from the perspective of his mother, Mary. Both heart-rending and beautiful, listeners are sure to be drawn into the drama inherent in this music. Katherine Powell, soprano, and Monika Cosson, mezzo-soprano, will present this work accompanied by a string quartet and harpsichord, conducted by Christopher Powell.