Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Christopher Keady

Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 5:15pm

Guest organist Christopher Keady from Yale University, New Haven, Conn., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.




Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sonata in E-flat major (1937)
Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874-1946)
I. Andante serioso, ma con moto
II. Allegro giocoso
III. Maestoso

Arioso (1942)
Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

Fête, Op. 51
Jean Langlais (1907-1991)

About Christopher Keady

Christopher Keady was raised in Eugene, Oregon. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral in 2014, and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course in 2014. While at Trinity Cathedral, he studied with Michael Kleinschmidt. In May 2017, Keady completed an MM in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served concurrently as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. In July, he will take up the post of Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 11, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm