The Organ: A Lecture Series from Canon Musician Raymond Johnston Watch here

Lecture 1

The organ – explanation of stops, manuals, pistons, etc.

Saturday November 14, 7:30pm           

Music for Strings

Violinist Conor O’Brien and friends perform music by Shostakovich and Borodin

Conor O’Brien, Violin

Since moving to the United States from his native Ireland in 2004, Conor has built up an eclectic professional portfolio. A member of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra, Conor has also played with the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He enjoys playing chamber music and has performed with various ensembles throughout the Twin Cities. In addition to his private violin teaching, Conor shares his love of chamber music with many young ensembles in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. In November 2008, he performed throughout South Korea as part of the inaugural tour of the World Symphony Orchestra. Conor holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and earned his Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the University of Minnesota where he studied under the renowned violinist and pedagogue Sally O’Reilly.

Join us online for a Wonderful Saint Mark’s Music Series, 2020/2021

The 2020/2021 Concert Schedule is below 

The concerts and the Organ Lecture series will be livestreamed here on this page, on the Cathedral Facebook page and here on our Boxcast Music Series Channel!

And stay tuned for………..

THE ORGAN: A bi-monthly series of lectures about the organ, its development, and its repertoire from Canon Musician Raymond Johnston.

Episode 2, October 29th: The Organ from its invention to the Renaissance 

Episode 3, November 12th: The Organ in the Early Baroque

Saturday November 14, 7:30pm           

Music for Strings

Violinist Conor O’Brien and friends perform music by Shostakovich and Borodin

 

Saturday December 12, 7:30pm            

Organ Recital by Scott Turkington

Organist and Choirmaster, Holy Family Catholic Church,St. Louis Park

 

Saturday January 9, 7:30pm                 

Piano Recital

Pianist and Cathedral member Gwen Goldsmith performs..

 

Saturday February 13, 7:30pm              

In Recital: Kristi Bergland

Soprano Kristi Bergland presents a program of songs for the season

 

Saturday March 13, 7:30pm                 

Organ Recital by Brian Carson

Director of Sacred Music, Church of St. John the Baptist, Jordan.

 

Saturday April 10, 7:30pm                   

Loring String Quartet

 

Saturday May 8, 7:30pm                    

Music for Springtime

Saint Mark’s Singers, Director Raymond Johnston