Travel back to the frosty days of the Cold War, where proxy wars simmer between the intelligence agencies of the USSR and USA, and the battlefield includes prominent musicians of the era. Featuring PostClassical Ensemble, pianist Benjamin Pasternack, Ashley Smith as President John F. Kennedy and commentary by former CIA historian Nicholas Dujmovic.
The Cathedral welcomes members of Rolling Thunder at the beginning of Memorial Day weekend for special programs that include a “Blessing of the Bikes,” special tours, and prayers for those who have not come home.
Join us for the celebration of Holy Eucharist on the Seventh Sunday of Easter. The Very Rev. Dr. Robert Andrew Willis, Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, preaches; the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith presides.
The Rev. Benjamin Straley and George Fergus, Washington National Cathedral organists, play an Easter afternoon recital on the Cathedral’s great organ featuring music by Dupré, J.S. Bach, Whitlock, Lanquetuit, Farnam, Handel, Guilmant and Widor.