Music


Help to plan a community music and theatre event



Help to plan a community music and theatre event

Our Director of Music, Thomas Gonder, is eager to spearhead an effort to organize a dinner theatre/variety show event in the Fall. This would take considerable organization that would need to begin shortly. This event would be geared to all ages and also the wider community. This could be a potentially thrilling event considering the […]

Toccata from Symphony No 5 by C.M. Widor



Toccata from Symphony No 5 by C.M. Widor

The Symphony for Organ No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42, No. 1, was composed by Charles-Marie Widor in 1879. The full symphony lasts for about 35 minutes. The fifth movement, in F major, is often referred to as just Widor’s Toccata because it is his most famous piece. It lasts around six minutes. Its […]

Young organ scholar has made an impact in a short time



Young organ scholar has made an impact in a short time

His first service as organist was Oct. 21, 2021. Since then he’s been taking weekly lessons from Thomas Gonder, Christ Church Cathedral’s organist. “He’s a phenomenal organist,” said Christian of Thomas. “He knows what he’s doing. He’s played all over Canada. He’s shown me techniques I never knew.” Originally posted at the Diocese of Fredericton […]

Sweltering Songs festival returns to the Cathedral Green



Sweltering Songs festival returns to the Cathedral Green

Do you love live music? Check out the summertime festival ‘Sweltering Songs’, presented by the folks at Shivering Songs! We’re pleased that once again the Waterloo Stage will be held on the riverside Cathedral Green, July 22-23. Additional shows will be held at The CAP on Queen Street. Sweltering Songs co-organizer, Zach Atkinson, says, “We’re […]

Fredericton’s 175th anniversary concert



Fredericton’s 175th anniversary concert

Christ Church Cathedral will be the host venue for Fredericton’s 175th anniversary concert, A Celebration of Us, to be held on Tuesday, 08 August, 2023, 7:30 p.m. This article was shared in a recent newsletter from the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival. Fredericton-based composer Christian David Bérubé has been commissioned to create a new work to celebrate […]

2023 Summer Music Series



2023 Summer Music Series

The annual Summer Music Series at Christ Church Cathedral is back! All are welcome to attend these concerts, designed to fit perfectly within the lunch hour. Fridays from 12:10-12:50 p.m., 30 June – 25 August at 150 Church Street, Fredericton. Join us inside historic Christ Church Cathedral as we present a series of concerts featuring […]

Local musicians featured in Cathedral concerts



Local musicians featured in Cathedral concerts

Known for its wonderful acoustics, Christ Church Cathedral is considered an excellent venue for musical performances. We are pleased to be the host venue for concerts featuring local musicians this spring. 12 May, 2023 — The High Tide Winds will perform a classical music concert on Friday, 12 May at 7:30 pm at Christ Church […]

Christmas Lessons and Carols



Christmas Lessons and Carols

Celebrate the coming of Christmas with a service of scripture and carols. https://youtu.be/iQv_3rWW2E0 Listen to Audio 4:00 p.m., Sunday,18 December in Christ Church Cathedral, 150 Church Street in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick. Whether you are a Christian who has worshipped in the Anglican tradition, are of another Christian denomination, another faith entirely or, simply interested […]