St. Michael’s Concerts
David Simon – organ
Friday, September 27 | 7:00 p.m.
Organ Symphony #10 “Romane” – Charles-Marie Widor
Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du “Veni Creator” – Maurice Duruflé
St. Michael’s Concerts and the Royal Canadian College of Organists are proud to present David Simon (SMCS 2011) in a recital featuring two significant works based on chant.
Founder’s Day Concert
Friday, October 18 | 7:00 p.m.
“Dona Nobis Pacem”
The Choirs of St. Michael’s Choir School
Maria Conkey, Teri Dunn, S. Bryan Priddy – Conductors
William O’Meara – Organ
The annual Founder’s Day Concert honours the memory of Msgr. John Edward Ronan, who founded St. Michael’s Choir School in 1937. The 280 SMCS choristers perform varied works based on the Latin words “dona nobis pacem,” which appear as the last phrase of the Agnus dei section of the Mass and translate as “grant us peace.”
Friday, November 8 | 7:00 p.m.
John Paul Farahat | Paul Jenkins | Christopher Ku | William O’Meara | David Simon
Dazzling and colourful works by Dupré, Koehne, Rheinberger, Tabakova, Togni, Wammes, Widor and Vierne, performed by the cathedral organists on the new Casavant Opus 3907, 56 stops/76 ranks.