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Organ Recital by Christopher Keady (In-Person and Livestream)

February 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic style organs, and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes and soul.  

Advance registration is recommended for in-person attendance. The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  

We are concerned for everyone’s safety. Proof of full vaccination, name/email for contact tracing, and masks are required for in-person attendance.   

The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 p.m.  

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give or make a gift with your registration. Thank you for your support.  

Program

Organ Sonata, Op. 65, No. 4 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Andante religioso

III. Allegretto

IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace

Berceuse Paraphrase – George Baker

Hymne “Ave maris stella” – Nicolas de Grigny (c. 1672 – 1703)

I. Plein jeu

II. Fugue

III. Duo

IV. Dialogue sur les grands jeux

Three versets on “Ave maris stella,” Op. 18, Nos. 6-8 – Marcel Dupré (1886 – 1971)

Praeludium in G major – Nikolaus Bruhns (1665 – 1697)

About the organist 

Christopher Keady is the Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral, serving as principal accompanist for the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. He was raised in Eugene, Oregon and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland; during that time he accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course. Keady received his Master’s Degree in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. He and his husband Dan live in Oakland. 

LISTEN Recital at Grace Cathedral, April 11, 2021 

Details

Date:
February 6, 2022
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Organ Recital by Christopher Keady (In-Person and Livestream)

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic style organs, and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes and soul.  

Advance registration is recommended for in-person attendance. The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  

We are concerned for everyone’s safety. Proof of full vaccination, name/email for contact tracing, and masks are required for in-person attendance.   

The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 p.m.  

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give or make a gift with your registration. Thank you for your support.  

Program

Organ Sonata, Op. 65, No. 4 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Andante religioso

III. Allegretto

IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace

Berceuse Paraphrase – George Baker

Hymne “Ave maris stella” – Nicolas de Grigny (c. 1672 – 1703)

I. Plein jeu

II. Fugue

III. Duo

IV. Dialogue sur les grands jeux

Three versets on “Ave maris stella,” Op. 18, Nos. 6-8 – Marcel Dupré (1886 – 1971)

Praeludium in G major – Nikolaus Bruhns (1665 – 1697)

About the organist 

Christopher Keady is the Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral, serving as principal accompanist for the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. He was raised in Eugene, Oregon and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland; during that time he accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course. Keady received his Master’s Degree in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. He and his husband Dan live in Oakland. 

LISTEN Recital at Grace Cathedral, April 11, 2021 





Sunday

February 6, 2022
4:00PM - 5:00PM

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic style organs, and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes and soul.  

Advance registration is recommended for in-person attendance. The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  

We are concerned for everyone’s safety. Proof of full vaccination, name/email for contact tracing, and masks are required for in-person attendance.   

The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 p.m.  

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give or make a gift with your registration. Thank you for your support.  

Program

Organ Sonata, Op. 65, No. 4 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Andante religioso

III. Allegretto

IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace

Berceuse Paraphrase – George Baker

Hymne “Ave maris stella” – Nicolas de Grigny (c. 1672 – 1703)

I. Plein jeu

II. Fugue

III. Duo

IV. Dialogue sur les grands jeux

Three versets on “Ave maris stella,” Op. 18, Nos. 6-8 – Marcel Dupré (1886 – 1971)

Praeludium in G major – Nikolaus Bruhns (1665 – 1697)

About the organist 

Christopher Keady is the Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral, serving as principal accompanist for the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. He was raised in Eugene, Oregon and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland; during that time he accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course. Keady received his Master’s Degree in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. He and his husband Dan live in Oakland. 

LISTEN Recital at Grace Cathedral, April 11, 2021 

Sunday

February 6, 2022
4:00PM - 5:00PM




Sunday

February 6, 2022
4:00PM - 5:00PM

Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs. Grace Cathedral’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner instrument, the Charles B. Alexander Memorial Organ (1934), is one of the first and finest American classic style organs, and is among the largest church organs in the West. Experiencing music in our gothic cathedral with its unique acoustics, soaring nave and jewel-like stained glass windows is a feast for the ears, eyes and soul.  

Advance registration is recommended for in-person attendance. The concert will also be livestreamed here and on Facebook.  

We are concerned for everyone’s safety. Proof of full vaccination, name/email for contact tracing, and masks are required for in-person attendance.   

The cathedral will open for seating at 3:30 p.m.  

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give or make a gift with your registration. Thank you for your support.  

Program

Organ Sonata, Op. 65, No. 4 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Andante religioso

III. Allegretto

IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace

Berceuse Paraphrase – George Baker

Hymne “Ave maris stella” – Nicolas de Grigny (c. 1672 – 1703)

I. Plein jeu

II. Fugue

III. Duo

IV. Dialogue sur les grands jeux

Three versets on “Ave maris stella,” Op. 18, Nos. 6-8 – Marcel Dupré (1886 – 1971)

Praeludium in G major – Nikolaus Bruhns (1665 – 1697)

About the organist 

Christopher Keady is the Assistant Director of Music at Grace Cathedral, serving as principal accompanist for the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. He was raised in Eugene, Oregon and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied organ with Dr. Lee Garrett. He subsequently served as Assistant Organist at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland; during that time he accompanied the cathedral choir in a UK residency at Bristol Cathedral and was course organist for the first Pacific Northwest RSCM Training Course. Keady received his Master’s Degree in Organ Performance at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, having studied with Martin Jean and served as Sacred Music Intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. He and his husband Dan live in Oakland. 

LISTEN Recital at Grace Cathedral, April 11, 2021