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Suggested donation for each concert is $25.00

We welcome gifts of all levels in support of St. Michael’s Concerts. Donor names will be printed in the concert programs.

2019-2020 Concert Donors


2017 – 2018
2018 – 2019

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.

Concert Program: David Simon – organ

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.”

Concert Program: Founder’s Day Concert

Organ Spectacular
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.

Concert Program: Organ Spectacular

Advent Lessons & Carols
Wednesday, December 18 | 7:00 p.m.

Sacred Music & Readings for Advent

The Choirs of St. Michael’s Choir School

Lessons and Carols is a service of Christian worship celebrating the coming birth of Jesus at Christmas. It tells the story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus in short readings of scripture and in sacred song. St. Michael’s Choir School will offer seasonal choral music and lead all in favourite Advent hymns.

Concert Program: Advent Lessons & Carols

Sacred Elegies
Thursday, March 12 | 7:00 p.m.

Stabat Mater – Gregorian Chant
Dead March from Saul – G.F. Handel
Requiem in D Minor, K. 626 – W.A. Mozart

Schola Cantorum from St. Michael’s Choir School
Schola Cantorum Orchestra & Guest Soloists
S. Bryan Priddy – Conductor

A program of reflective music on life’s endings and promise of the everlasting life to come. Mozart’s powerful and enduring Requiem is complemented by Gregorian Chant and the emotionally charged, yet restrained, Dead March from Handel’s oratorio, Saul.

Concert Program: Sacred Elegies

Spring Concert Cancelled
Thursday, May 14 | 7:00 p.m.

The Choirs of St. Michael’s Choir School
Maria Conkey, Teri Dunn, S. Bryan Priddy – Conductors
William O’Meara – Organ

The choirs of St. Michael’s Choir School – Elementary, Junior, Senior, Tenor/Bass, and Massed – present their final concert of the school year. Favourite repertoire from the past year blends with choral gems performed during the annual Spring Tour.