Sunday, March 5, 5:30pm
Choral Evensong for Lent
The three choirs of Eastern Shore Chapel, St. Andrew’s Church, and Christ and St. Luke’s present Choral Evensong for the season of Lent, including Edward Bairstow’s magnificent cathedral anthem Blessed City, Heavenly Salem.
Sunday, March 26, 3pm *please note change of time
A Bach Crescendo
The Annual Allen Shaffer Concert
The Fifth Anniversary concert of the Annual Allen Shaffer Concert Series will be performed in the intimate surroundings of Christ and St. Luke's beautiful Gothic Selden Chapel. The performing artists include soprano Billye Brown Youmans; flutist Patty Watters, cellist Jeffrey Phelps, and harpsichordist Allen Shaffer. The program, entitled “A Bach Crescendo”, includes solo, chamber and vocal music for from one to four performers. Tickets $10, Students Free.
Palm Sunday, April 9, 5:30pm
Music for Passiontide
Ensembles from Old Dominion University, led by Bianca Hall, present music for Passiontide, an hour long meditation of music composed for Holy Week observances. Music includes Monteverdi’s Christe, Adoramus te, Schütz’s Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz, and Bach’s magnificent cantata 182 Himmelskoenig, sei willkommen. Free.
Sunday, April 23, 4pm
Organist Scott Dettra in concert
Virtuosic organist Scott Dettra will dazzle audiences with his formidable technique and stunning musicianship. Formerly Organist at Washington National Cathedral and now at the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, the Washington Post hailed “Scott Dettra played the organ with flag-waving panache.” Cosponsored by the American Guild of Organists and the Virginia Arts Festival. Tickets available at the door.
Sunday, April 30, 5:30pm
Treble Festival Evensong
The youth choristers from area churches gather together to present a service of Choral Evensong. Youth Choirs are the future of church music, and our inspirational choristers will lead us in an evening of song within the context of the Anglican tradition. Participating choirs include Christ and St. Luke’s, All Saints Church Richmond, and St. Paul’s Church Richmond.
Thursday, May 4, 7:30pm
Their soaring vocals thrill in ancient madrigals that echo with history and passion, seduce with unforgettable renditions of standards from the Great American Songbook, and rev up crowds with hits like Queen’s Somebody to Love
. Close your eyes and you’ll scarcely believe this extraordinary sound comes from just a dozen male voices. “Otherworldly harmonies and aching, unresolved melodies. The adoring throng demanded an encore” (The New York Times
). $35 Tickets only available through the Virginia Arts Festival
Thursday, May 25, 7pm
Three Choirs Festival for Ascension Day
The Choirs from St. Paul’s, St. Andrew’s, and Christ and St. Luke’s join forces to present a Three Choirs hymn festival for Ascension Day. Noted organist and choral director Todd Wilson will lead the Choirs with Brass and Timpani in an evening of inspiration music spanning the centuries.
Saturday, June 3, 7pm
Now in this third year, you won’t want to miss our annual Cabaret! The Parish Choir has hidden talents that you won’t hear on a Sunday morning. Join us for an amazing evening of music from the movies, Broadway musicals, and other gems of the repertoire. The fun begins at 7 p.m. with drinks and large silent auction featuring art, jewelry and numerous treasures. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and show will follow. Proceeds from this event benefit upcoming Choir tours.
Sunday, June 11, 10:15am
Anglican Heritage Celebration
Our program year closes with a celebration of our Anglican heritage. The choir will sing favourite hymns, and the service will be followed by a high tea. Ladies are encouraged to wear hats!