Online Independence Day Concert
There’s a lot to celebrate this Independence Day – freedom from fear, freedom from illness and freedom to gather again to celebrate American endurance and determination. Join the National Cathedral online as we celebrate with patriotic music that has become the soundtrack of our nation, including favorites from Aaron Copland, John Philip Sousa and many others.
Catch Up on Music Favorites
As the world turns a corner and we reconnect after a long year apart, the Cathedral’s music staff presents an evening of light-hearted music that captures the sense of hope and renewal we’re all feeling after a very long year
Enjoy a beautiful selection of choral works, including the four winning pieces from The King’s Singers New Music Prize and a performance of Eric Whitacre’s “Sleep”.
Dive into Edvard Grieg’s tour-de-force Piano Concerto in this intimate concert in the Cathedral’s Great Choir. You’ll instantly recognize Grieg’s introductory notes from pop culture and film soundtracks, and in the span of 30 minutes, Eric and Chuyong Suter will transport you from ecstasy to contemplation to pure joy.
Watch a recent performance of We Fall Down (Donnie McClurkin) /Amazing Grace (music: New Britain text: John Newton (1725-1807) by Cathedral Band members Imani-Grace Cooper (vocals), Marshall Keys (saxophone) and Daryl L.A. Hunt (piano).
Sopranos Laura Choi Stuart and Elissa Edwards present François Couperin’s Leçons de ténèbre, an evocative piece intended for performance in Holy Week.
Happy Easter! Cathedral organists Thomas Sheehan and George Fergus celebrate the holiday with a selection of uplifting music on the Cathedral’s Great Organ.