Summer Concerts


Posted on June 22, 2018

FREE concerts this July at St. Paul's! All are welcome to come.
 
July 15 at 3 p.m. - Organ Concert featuring Rashaan Allwood, prize-winning organist from McGill University
 
 
These free one-hour concerts provide an opportunity to listen to wonderful
music and reflect on God. Rashaan has represented Canada at various European
competitions and enjoys demonstrating the versatility of the organ.
 
Concert Programme:
 
Sonata in G major, op. 28 – Edward Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor,op. 85 – Edward Elgar, trans. Rashaan Allwood
Variations on a Recitative, op. 40 – Arnold Schoenberg
O welt, ich muss dich lassen, op. 122, no. 3 - Johannes Brahms
Tannhauser Overture – Richard Wagner, trans. Edwin Lemare
 
July 16 at 12:30 p.m. - Christ’s College Cambridge University Choir Concert
 
 
Conducted by Professor David Rowland, director of music at Christ’s College, the
choir will sing a selection of music from English and European choral traditions
from the 16th to 20th century. 
 
The choir will be singing communion at St. Paul's Bloor Street as part of their tour of the East Coast of Canada. The music list for the service is as follows:
 
Jackson in G (Sanctus/Benedictus, Agnus Dei)
Anthem: Stanford, O for a closer walk
Motet: Walton, Set me as a seal
 
The programme for the July 16 concert:
 
Beati quorum via Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 
* O for a closer walk with God Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 
*God is gone up Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Set me as a seal William Walton (1902-1983) 
A litany William Walton (1902-1983)
Hymn to St Cecilia Benjamin Britten (1913-76)
Bogoroditsye Dyevo Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
*Geistliches Lied Johannes Brahms (1833-97)