Programs for 2022-2023

A Lyrical Homecoming

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 3 p.m.

Entitled “A Lyrical Homecoming,” this special event held in conjunction with the Kansas Book Festival celebrates three poets, Sidney Wade, Gary Jackson, and Lisa Hase-Jackson, who return to Kansas to read from recent collections: Deep Gossip, Origin Story, and Flint and Fire
Free event and open to the public


25th Annual Silents in the Cathedral Silent Film Festival

Friday, October 28, 2022, 7 p.m.

Shorts: The Haunted Castle (1896); The Fortune Teller (1923); The Caretaker’s Daughter (1925)
Feature: The Golem (1920)
Sponsored by the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.
Free event and open to the public


Our Hands: Together We Rise

Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.

Great Spaces favorite SPIRE ENSEMBLE presents the Vaughan Williams Mass in G.
Tickets: $20 general; $10 students; 12 and under free


American Guild of Organists

Sunday, November 13, 2022, 3 p.m.

Members of the Topeka AGO bring a program in honor of veterans.
Freewill offering


Italian Baroque

Saturday, November 19, 2022, 7 p.m.

Brazilian virtuoso recorderist Clea Galhano is joined by Joseph Jones, baroque bassoon, and Donald Livingston, harpsichord
Tickets: $20 general; $10 students; 12 and under free


Handel: The MESSIAH

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 7 p.m.

The SPIRE ENSEMBLE returns for this annual holiday treat!
Tickets: $20 general; $5 students; 12 and under free
Purchase tickets here.


How Can We Keep From Singing?

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 7 p.m.

Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir – Tom Trenney, director
Tickets: $10 general; $5 students; 12 and under free


A Glimpse of Heaven: Sacred Treasurers of the Renaissance

Sunday, January 22, 2023, 3 p.m.

Te Deum delivers 16th century treasurers by Tallis, Byrd, Palestrina, Lassus, and Josquin.
Tickets: $20 general; $5 students; 12 and under free


Hidden Gems by Women Composers

Sunday, February 19, 2023, 3 p.m.

NAVO director violinish Veronique Mathieu and colleagues are celebrating 300 years of women composers.
Tickets: $20 general; $5 students; 12 and under free


Concordia Choir

Thursday, March 16, 2023, 7 p.m.

The famed choir of Moorhead, Minnesota returns under the direction of Matthew Culloton.
Tickets: $20 general; $5 students; 12 and under free


Before Bach’s Birthday Bash

Sunday, March 19, 2023, 3 p.m.

Bach looms large over the musical world, and his birthday deserves something special. Cathedral organist Donald Livingston brings out the best of the master on both harpsichord and organ.
Freewill offering


Epworth Choir

Sunday, March 26, 2023, 3 p.m.

The choir from First United Methodist Church in Cuyuhoga Falls, Ohio is on tour, and the ware happy to present them in concert and at the 10:30 worship service.
Freewill offering