2016 - 2017 SEASON
Very Reverend James A. Shanley, Episcopal Vicar, Rector of the Cathedral
Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, Director of Music
NOTRE DAME COMES TO HARTFORD
Titular Organist, Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris
Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus
Cathedral Schola Cantorum
Archdiocesan Youth Choir
Gabriel Löfvall, Conductor
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 • 7:00 p.m.
Renowned organist, Olivier Latry, titular organist at Notre Dame in Paris, returns toHartford to play an exciting program on the Cathedral’s amazing organs. The program will feature French organ masterworks, improvisations, and the mighty Messe Solennelle, Op. 16, for two organs and mixed choir, by Louis Vierne, a work celebrated for its sumptuous harmonies and ominous resonances.
The skillful voices of Chorus Angelicus and Gaudeamus will join Maestro Latry and Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez for this unique event, to bring Vierne’s powerful Messe Solennelle to life: an evening not to be missed!
All events are at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, 140 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT, 06105.
There is no admission charge for concerts at the Cathedral (except where stated).
A free-will offering will be graciously accepted.