Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Simon Jacobs

Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 5:15pm

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





A program of music by Max Reger (1873-1916)

Introduction and Passacaglia in D minor

Ave Maria Op. 80, no. 5

From Seven Organ Pieces, Op. 145

Benedictus, Op. 59, no. 9

Toccata and Fugue in D minor/major, Op. 59

About Simon Jacobs

Simon Jacobs is Director of Music and Organist at St. Thomas’s Church, New Haven, CT, where he oversees the church’s music program, directing the St. Thomas’s Choir, Schola Antiqua and the St. Thomas’s Choristers. He is a graduate of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, where he received his Masters in Choral Conducting, studying with Marguerite Brooks and Jeffrey Douma.

Simon is in demand as an organist, conductor and accompanist throughout the United States and Europe, and maintains an active organ concert schedule. He is a rehearsal conductor for the Yale Schola Cantorum under the direction of David Hill, and accompanist for a number of Yale University choral ensembles, as well as Instructor in Organ and Choral Conducting at Southern Connecticut State University. Simon is also Director of the Anglican Singers, a mixed-voice choir based in New London, CT, who in 2014 undertook a week’s choral residency at Ely Cathedral in the UK.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 26, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm