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To search the page for a musician, composer, or musical instrument, type Ctrl + f (Windows) or ⌘ + f (Mac) to access the page search function for your web browser (f = find). Programs are in chronological order by date, with the most recent at the top.

 

April 16, 2021: Musical Prayer: David P. Hoffman, baritone & Kerry O'Connor, piano. Ralph Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs; "Watchful's Song" from The Pilgrim's Progress. To view the program and notes, click here.



April 9, 2021: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Francisco Tárrega, Traditional Scottish, François Couperin, María Luisa Anido, Johann Sebastian Bach, José Ferrer, Gérard Montreuil, Maria Linnemann, Frantz Casséus, Graeme Koehne. To view the program and notes, click here.


Good Friday, April 2, 2021: Tre Ore: Clarice Alfonso, soprano; Emily Amesquita, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Adam, organ; Cathedral Chamber Orchestra. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – Stabat Mater. To view the Order of Celebration, click here.



March 26, 2021: Musical Prayer: Victoria Parker, violin. Johann Sebastian Bach, Eugene Ysaye, Grażyna Bacewicz. To view the program and notes, click here.


March 19, 2021: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Dieterich Buxtehude, Pierre Du Mage, Johann Sebastian Bach, Maurice Duruflé. To view the program and notes, click here.


March 12, 2021: Musical Prayer: Christine Friday, mezzo-soprano & Joseph Adam, organ. Louis Vierne, Maurice Duruflé, Hugo Wolf. To view the program, notes, texts, and translations click here.



March 5, 2021: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Roger Hudson, Turlough O'Carolan, Ignatius Sancho, Astor Piazzolla, Ralph Towner, Catharina Josepha Pratten, Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello, Jean-Bosco Mwenda, Agustín Barrios Mangoré. To view the program and notes, click here.


February 26, 2021: Musical Prayer: Paul Taub, flute & Joseph Adam, organ. Jehan Alain, Alan Hovhaness, Julie Mandel, and Anna Bon di Venezia. To view the program and notes, click here.


February 19, 2021: Musical Prayer: Gary Stroutsos, world flutist plays North American Indian flutes. To view the program and notes, click here.


Premiered February 14, 2021 by Early Music Seattle: In Concert: The Artistry of John Lenti. John Dowland, Francesco Canova da Milano, Alfonso Ferrabosco. Recorded in St. James Cathedral. To view the program and notes, click here.


February 12, 2021: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Herbert Howells: Psalm-Prelude No. 1, op. 32; Pēteris Vasks: Viatore; J. S. Bach: Præludium and Fugue in C Major, BWV 547. To view the program and notes, click here.


February 5, 2021: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music by Black composers J. Rosamond Johnson, Duke Ellington, Vicente Lusitano, Quinn Mason, Justin Holland, Thomas Flippin. To view the program and notes, click here.


January 29, 2021: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. J. S. Bach: Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’, BWV 662; Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein, BWV 734; Partita: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768. To view the program and notes, click here.


January 22, 2021: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Niels Gade, Bern Herbolsheimer, Jean Langlais, César Franck. To view the program and notes, click here.



January 15, 2021: Musical Prayer: Dan Williams, oboe & English horn; Joseph Adam, organ. Dieterich Buxtehude, Georg Philipp Telemann, Niels Gade, Jan Koetsier. To view the program and notes, click here.


January 8, 2021: Musical Prayer: Tyrone Heade, Cathedral Piper. Music with Bellows Pipes. Peter MacNicol; trad. Irish, Scottish, & English; Finlay MacDonald, John Brock. To view the program and notes, click here.


January 1, 2021: Musical Prayer: Marjorie Bunday, contralto & Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music for the New Year, Mary Mother of God, & Epiphany. Gounod, Britten, Hildegard of Bingen, trad. French, more. To view the program and texts, click here.


December 31, 2020: Musical Prayer: a New Year's Eve Retrospective. Highlights from Musical Prayer concerts in 2020. To view the program and notes, click here.


December 20, 2020: Advent Readings & Carols. To view the Order of Celebration, click here.
 


December 11, 2020: Musical Prayer: Wyatt Smith, organ. Dietrich Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Alec Rowley, John Bennett, Louis Vierne. To view the program and notes, click here.


December 4, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Advent music, Luys Milán, Mauro Giuliani, John Dowland, Francis Kleynjans, Norbert Kraft. To view the program, click here.


November 27, 2020: Musical Prayer: Samuel Libra, organ. Bach, Beauvarlet-Charpentier, Krebs, Pachelbel, Webber. To view the program, click here.




November 20, 2020: Musical Prayer: Alexander White, trumpet & Joseph Adam, organ. Jeremiah Clarke, Jules Massenet, Amazing Grace arr. Robert S. Wallace II, J. S. Bach, Alan Hovhaness, Jean-Joseph Mouret. To view the program and notes, click here.


November 13, 2020: Musical Prayer: John Carrington, harp. Rorem, D. Scarlatti/Kondonassis, Salzedo, Handel/Kondonassis), Palmer, Britten. To view the program, click here.


 

November 10, 2020: Roberta Hansen Downey, violoncello & Joseph Adam, piano. Manuel de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole; Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, op. 38. To view the program and notes, click here.


November 6, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Brahms, Kolanian, Dvořák, Holland, "Simple Gifts" arr. Flower, Davies. To view the program and notes, click here.
 


October 30, 2020: Musical Prayer: Eliza Woodyard, soprano & Samuel Libra, piano and organ. W. A. Mozart, Maria Theresia von Paradis, Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. To view the program and notes, click here.


October 27, 2020: Walter Gray, cello & Joseph Adam, piano. Herbolsheimer – Five Elegies for solo Cello; Brahms – Sonata in F Major, op. 99. To view the program and notes, click here.
 

October 23, 2020: Musical Prayer: Paul Taub, flute. Barbara Benary, Noel DaCosta, Lou Harrison, Jarrad Powell, Bun-Ching Lam, Katherine Hoover. To view the program and notes, click here.


October 21, 2020: 2020 Vierne Complete Organ Works: Joseph Adam, organ. Fantasy Pieces – Pièces de fantaisie, Suite No. 1, Op. 51 by Vierne. To view the program and notes, click here.


October 16, 2020: Musical Prayer: Meaghan Guterman, soprano & Joseph Adam, piano. Music on Jewish texts by Ravel, Milhaud, Jacquet de La Guerre. To view the program and notes, click here.


October 13, 2020: Rachel Swerdlow, viola & Joseph Adam, piano. Milhaud: Sonata No. 1, op. 240; Brahms: Sonata in E-flat Major, op. 120, no. 2. To view the program and notes, click here.


October 9, 2020: Musical Prayer: Danny Helseth, euphonium & Joseph Adam, piano. Stradella, Castarédè, Poulenc, Grøndahl, von Weber. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


October 2, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Gluck, Piazzolla, Quinn Mason, Pachelbel, Mertz, Richter. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


October 1, 2020: 2020 Vierne Complete Organ Works: Samuel Libra, organ. Book 2 of the 24 Pieces in Free Style by Vierne. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


September 25, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Pachelbel, Vierne, Howells. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


September 18, 2020: Musical Prayer: Darrell J. Jordan, baritone & Samuel Libra, piano. Dvorak Biblical Songs. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


September 11, 2020: Musical Prayer: Samuel Libra, organ. Marchand, Guilain, Grigny, Couperin. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


September 4, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Granados, Sor, Bach, Weiss. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


August 21, 2020: Musical Prayer: John Lenti, lute. Ferrabosco the Elder, Dowland, Josquin, Capirola, Mudarra, Gintzler. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.



August 14, 2020: Musical Prayer: David Hoffman, baritone; Emily Ostrom, oboe; Joseph Adam, organ. J. S. Bach: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654 & Ich habe genug, BWV 82. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


August 7, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music on the theme of Patience. To view a PDF of the program, click here.


July 31, 2020: Musical Prayer: Anne Sokol Philpott, violin, and Samuel Libra, organ. Langlais, Bach, Handel. To view a PDF of the program, click here.


July 30, 2020: 2020 Vierne Complete Organ Works: Samuel Libra. Book 1 of the 24 Pieces in Free Style by Vierne. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


July 24, 2020: Musical Prayer: Samuel Libra, organ. Roberts, Coleridge-Taylor, Widor. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


July 17, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Buxtehude, Bach, Widor, Thalben-Ball, Bolcom. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.



July 9, 2020: Musical Prayer: Walter Gray, violincello and Joseph Adam, piano. Bach, R. Schumann, Brahms, Rachmaninoff. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


July 3, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music on the theme of Hope. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


June 26, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Franck, Reger, Reincken, Böhm. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


June 19, 2020: Musical Prayer: John Carrington, harp. Anon. 16th c., Bach, Cabezón, Salzedo, Palmer, Rota. To view a PDF of the program and biographical info, click here.


June 12, 2020: Musical Prayer: Samuel Libra, organ. Bach, Price, Stanley, Cuypers. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


June 5, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music on the theme of Justice and Peace. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


May 29, 2020: Musical Prayer: Clarice Alfonso, soprano & Joseph Adam, organ. Gounod, Duruflé, Ropartz, Dupré, Poulenc, Fauré. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


May 22, 2020: Musical Prayer: Darlene Franz, oboe & English Horn; Joseph Adam, piano & organ. Schumann, Brahms, Pärt, Bach, Hampton. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.

May 21, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. L'Ascension by Olivier Messiaen. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


May 15, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Bach, Sweelinck, Arne, Franck, Dupré. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here

May 8, 2020: Musical Prayer: Samuel Libra, organ. Music of J.S. Bach. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.


May 1, 2020: Musical Prayer: Mark Hilliard Wilson, guitar. Music on the theme of "Joy." To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.

April 28, 2020: Musical Prayer: Anne Sokol Philpott, violin.



April 24, 2020: Musical Prayer: Joseph Adam, organ. Duruflé, Widor, Messiaen, Vierne. To view a PDF of the program and notes, click here.

April 3, 2020: Candlelight Prayer with guitarist Mark Hilliard Wilson. Music on the theme of "Renewal."


Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam performs Mendelssohn on St. James' Hutchings-Votey organ. Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam performs Vierne on St. James' Rosales organ.
Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam performs Franck on St. James Rosales organ. Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam performs Reger on St. James' Hutchings-Votey Organ

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