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THE LATEST MUSIC NEWS FROM CHRIST CATHEDRAL


CHRIST CATHEDRAL CONCERTS
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The Artists of the 2017 - 2018 Season
Season Brochure
Johann Vexo, Choir Organist from Notre Dame, Paris
Stile Antico, Renowned Early Music Ensemble from London
Christmas at the Cathedral
with Cathedral Choirs and Guest Tenor César Sanchez
The Organists of Christ Cathedral
SACRE FRANCE with De Angelis Vocal Ensemble


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"MUSIC FROM THE TOWER"

Each Saturday at 9 PM on 

KHJ 930 AM & KCEO 1000 AM

or as a PODCAST after it airs.

Next live Episode is Saturday October 21st, 9 PM  AM 930 in LA, AM 1000 in San Diego.  

Episode 18    October 20, 2017     Johann Vexo, Concert Organist, Choir Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, and Titular Organist of Nancy Cathedral.

Enjoy hearing from this French concert artist, Johann Vexo, as he describes Sacred Music in France as well as the French system of Titular Organists and Choir Organists.  Johann will compare the church in France with the church in America, and even who owns the churches and organs in France! Hear him speak about his musical training, his church and university positions, and the many places around the world he has performed as a concert organist.  It is a fascinating look into the life of this amazing young artist and a captivating glimpse into the musical scene of another country.  
MUSIC:  Symphony No. 5  TOCCATA   Charles Marie Widor     Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of the Cathedral of Nancy, France
MUSIC:  Trio Sonata No. 4   Johann Sebastian Bach      Johann Vexo on the Choir Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
MUSIC: Prelude and Fugue on the Name of ALAIN  Maurice Duruflé    Johann Vexo on the Organ of Our Lady of Refuge, Brooklyn NY
MUSIC:  24 Pieces de Fantasie:  FEUX FOLLETS   Louis Vierne   Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
MUSIC:  Poémes pour Orgue: Vers L'espérance  Thierry Escaich   Johann Vexo on the Grand Organ of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

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Guests include Bishop Kevin Vann, Fr. Christopher Smith, Dr. Patricia Lamb, Organist Paul Jacobs, Fr. Virgil Funk, founder of National Pastoral Musicians; Peter Phillips, director of the Tallis Scholars, Soprano Mary Wilson, Organist Fred Swann, Pacific Chorale Director John Alexander, Carillionneur Melissa Weidner, Dr. Steven Ball, deAngelis Vocal Ensemble director Matthew Gray, Former Crystal cathedral Organist, Richard Unfried,
Stephen Salts and HOWELLS 125,
and Many More.....  Stay Tuned!!!


AUDITIONS FOR CHOIRS
AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

 

Cathedral Choir

The Cathedral Choir sings the English 9:30 Mass each Sunday at Christ Cathedral.  They are also a part of Christ Cathedral Concerts.  Rehearsals are each Thursday 7:30 - 9:30 PM.  Audition required. Music reading required.

Diocesan Choir

The Diocesan Choir of the Diocese of Orange sings for the major liturgies of the diocese, including the Ordinations, Chrism Mass.  They are part of "Christmas at the  Cathedral", our annual Christmas Concert.  Rehearsals are two Monday's per month, 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Audition required. Music reading required.

Diocesan Children's Choir

Beginning in the Fall of 2016, the Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange was established.  Rehearsals will be on average three Saturday's per month.  The Choir will sing for the major liturgies of the diocese and one Saturday evening Mass at Christ Cathedral, usually the second Saturday of the month. Audition required.  Grades 5 - 9.

AUDITION FOR ONE OF OUR CHOIRS

Beginning this January, 2018.....Diocesan Preparatory Children's Choir
Mr. Patrick Flahive, Director  

The Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange, has a Preparatory Choir, grades 2-3-4.  It  rehearses on average three Saturday's per month.  The choir will prepare children for membership in the Diocesan Children's Choir and give them both singing and musical training.  They will occasionally join the Diocesan Children's Choir for a liturgy at Christ Cathedral.  


The Diocesan Children's Choir of Orange prepares for a trip to Rome to Sing for the Holy Father this January for the Feast of the Epiphany.

You can help them out with your generous donations payable to "CHRIST CATHEDRAL" with "Children's Choir donation" in the memo.  Send your donations to Diocesan Children's Choir, c/o Dr. John Romeri, Christ Cathedral 13280 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840.  Thank you for your gift.

DIOCESAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR in Concert

DIOCESAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR in Concert