Washington National Cathedral Music Staff Recital
The Cathedral Music Staff come together to create a varied program of music in this performance. Serious and more light-hearted selections combine to create an end-of-the-year event not to be missed!
Sunday, May 30, 2021, 6 pm EST
Catch Up on Music Favorites
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.