Saint Mark’s Music Series 2019–2020

Michael Murray Recital

Most special events at Saint Mark’s are currently on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back for updates as conditions evolve.

In a typical year, Saint Mark’s maintains an active series of special services and concerts, including services of Choral Evensong and our annual Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols. For more information regarding the usual calendar of special services and concerts at Saint Mark’s, please see the complete schedule for the 2019–2020 season of the Saint Mark’s Music Series below.

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Solemn Choral Evensong and Concert for All Saints’ Sunday
Saint Mark’s Choir and the Choir of First Congregational Church, Columbus
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 4 p.m.

Canticles by Stephen Caracciolo
Responses by Stephen Caracciolo
Anthems by William H. Harris and Charles Villiers Stanford

Following the service there will be a concert presentation of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Mass in G Minor

Choral Evensong and Concert
Saint Mark’s Choir and the Choir of First Congregational Church, Columbus
Location: First Congregational Church (444 E. Broad St, Columbus)
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 4 p.m.

Canticles by Stephen Caracciolo
Responses by Stephen Caracciolo
Anthems by William H. Harris and Charles Villiers Stanford

Following the service there will be a concert presentation of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Mass in G Minor

Choral Eucharist for the Feast of Christ the King
Saint Mark’s Choir
Sunday, November 24, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

Communion Service in F by Harold Darke

A Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols
Saint Mark’s Choir and Canterbury Choir
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 4 p.m.

Music by Jacob Handl, Simon Lindley, Boris Ord, Bruce Saylor, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Mark Sirett, Healey Willan, and Charles Wood

Holy Eucharist with Christmas Pageant for the Eve of the Nativity
Canterbury Choir
Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 5 p.m.

Music by Marie Pooler, Audrey Snyder, Leo Sowerby, and Ralph Vaughan Williams

Solemn Holy Eucharist for the Eve of the Nativity
Saint Mark’s Choir
Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 11 p.m.
Preceded by Carols for Choir and Congregation at 10:30 p.m.

Music by Benjamin Britten, Stephen Cleobury, Luca Marenzio, Robert Pearsall, John Rutter, and Tomás Luis de Victoria

A Service of Light in the Taizé Tradition for the Feast of the Epiphany
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 5 p.m.

Concert
Ohio State University Symphonic Choir
Sunday, February 23, 2020, 4 p.m.

Choral Evensong
Saint Mark’s Choir
Sunday, March 1, 2020, 4 p.m.

Canticles by Orlando Gibbons
Responses by Jamie Hitel
Anthems by Felix Mendelssohn and Stephen Paulus

Holy Week at Saint Mark’s
Palm Sunday: April 5, 2020, 10:30 a.m. (Saint Mark’s Choir)
Maundy Thursday: April 9, 2020, 7:30 p.m. (Saint Mark’s Choir)
Good Friday: April 10, 2020, 7:30 p.m. (Saint Mark’s Choir)
Great Vigil of Easter: April 11, 2020, 7:30 p.m. (Saint Mark’s Choir)
Easter Sunday: April 12, 2020, 9 a.m. (Canterbury Choir)
Easter Sunday: April 12, 2020, 11 a.m. (Saint Mark’s Choir)

Choral Evensong
Canterbury Choir
Sunday, May 17, 2020, 4 p.m.

Special Music Fund

The Special Music Fund supports the music ministry, including the purchase of sheet music and the hiring of instrumentalists on Easter and at other times throughout the year. Contributions are warmly appreciated. Give online.