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Organ Recital Series – Christopher Keady

April 15, 2018

4:00 pm

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs.

Grace Cathedral’s Assistant Director of Music, Christopher Keady, will perform a program of Easter music, including Charles-Marie Widor’s ravishing Symphonie Romane.

 

 

Program

Et resurrexit (1967)

  1. Theme
  2. Fantasy

III. Fugue

Kenneth Leighton (1929 – 1988)

 

Symphonie romane, Op. 73

  1. Moderato
  2. Choral – Adagio

III. Cantiléne – Lento

  1. Final – Allegro

Charles-Marie Widor (1844 – 1937)

 

About the organist

Christopher Keady is the Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral, serving as principal accompanist for the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. Christopher was raised in Eugene, Oregon and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral in 2014, and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course in 2014. In May 2017, Christopher completed an MM in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served concurrently as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. Christopher and his husband Dan live in Oakland.

Location

Cathedral

Tickets

$10 donation requested

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