March 17 Sunday at 5PM
This most quintessentially Anglican service consists of prayers, psalms, and canticles for the end of the day, sung mostly by the choir. Music of Thomas Attwood Walmisley and John Rutter.
March 31 Sunday at 3PM
G.F. Handel, Messiah
A complete performance of Handel’s masterwork oratorio with period instruments and world-class soloists; Clara Rottsolk, Geoffrey Williams, Steven Wilson, Jesse Blumberg of the University of Illinois Chamber Singers. Urbana415 – Nancy Wilson, concertmaster. Dr. Andrew Megill, Director of Choral Activities, conductor.
April 14 Sunday at 5PM
Arvo Pärt, Passio
for choir, soloists, and chamber ensemble
This setting of the Passion according to St John is the apotheosis of Pärt’s tintinnabuli compositional style and is one of his most popular works. The piece is solemn and austere, yet colorful and hypnotizing—perfect for our entry into Holy Week.
April 28 Sunday at 5PM
Meridian Song Project | Retro: Mancini and Bacharach
You don’t have to be a child of the 60s and 70s to love the songs of two popular song composers. Steven Stolen and Gary Walters take a trip back with timeless tunes from some of America’s most troubled times.
May 11 Saturday at 1PM
Centennial Celebration Eucharist
Featuring a commissioned work for choir and organ by Robert Sirota.
May 19 Sunday at 5PM
Choral Evensong for The Fifth Sunday of Easter
We end our centennial season with Choral Evensong for Cantate Sunday and hearts uplifted in Easter joy! Music of Ēriks Ešenvalds, Kenneth Jennings, and Martin Neary.
May 24 Friday at 7:30PM
Meridian Song Project | Just Gershwin
Steven Stolen offers up songs by George and some lyrics by Ira that may surprise but are sure to delight! Join Steven for his now traditional “Friday before the Race” concert fun!