St. John's Concert Series
2019 – 2020 Season
St. John's Lutheran Church is pleased to announce its 22nd annual season of the Concert Series. We have a wide variety of concerts planned for the 2019-2020 season. All events are offered free of charge, but an offering will be received. You are invited and encouraged to attend each event in the St. John's Concert Series.
All concerts are held in St. John's Historic Sanctuary, located at the corner of Almond and Center in Old Towne Orange.
We welcome you to worship God with us at our regular weekend worship services.
Nursery Care (ages 0 to 5) is available for all concerts!
First Wednesday, from 09/04/2019 to 06/03/2020, 12:00 PM NEW! Mid-Week Organ Concerts - First Wednesday of the Month - 12pm in The Sanctuary
Sunday, February 23, 2020, 7:00 PM “Around the World in 80 Minutes” presented by Dr. Jeannine and David Jordan. The concert features unique global organ repertoire by native composers performed by Dr. Jordan. Enriching and engaging multi-media including live camera projection and spectacular visuals created by David Jordan complete the experience.
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 7:00 PM The Cathedral Singers will present the beautiful motet,“Jesus Priceless Treasure,” as part of this vespers concert.
Sunday, May 03, 2020, 4:00 PM The Cathedral Bells, St. John’s premiere Handbell Choir, presents an inspiring concert of handbell music. Alex Guebert - Director
Saturday, May 23, 2020 2pm & 5pm - There will be TWO performances of the Patriotic Concert again this year. William Heide conducts the Jubilate Choir and Festival Orchestra as they present another exciting and inspiring evening of....
Sunday, June 07, 2020, 7:00 PM Cantata 34, “O Everlasting Fire,” was composed for the Day of Pentecost, 1740. Bach’s festive orchestra, including 3 trumpets and timpani, is fitting for this celebration.
Past Concerts This Season
January 8, 2020 NEW! Mid-Week Organ Concerts - First Wednesday of the Month - 12pm in The Sanctuary
January 5, 2020 “Fallt mit Danken,”part 4 of the Christmas Oratorio, was composed for the celebration of the New Year 1735.
December 13, 2019 The Sounds of Christmas. THREE performances: DECEMBER 13 & 14 - 75 Voice Choir, Handbells and Festival Orchestra
November 17, 2019 Cantata 79, “God the Lord is Sun and Shield,” was written for the Reformation Festival of 1725.
November 3, 2019 You will love the sound of this 60-voice choir directed by Dr. Gary Bonner.
October 20, 2019 The “Top 40” favorite hymns all in one concert!
September 15, 2019 Based on the hymn, “If thou but trust in God to guide thee.”
September 4, 2019 NEW! Mid-Week Organ Concerts - First Wednesday of the Month - 12pm in The Sanctuary
July 3, 2019 ORGAN CONCERT - Orange County Chapter of American Guild of Organists
June 30, 2019 Two Organists, Professional Choir, Cathedral Bells in The Sanctuary | Orange County Chapter of American Guild of Organists
April 14, 2019 The Jubilate Choir, Soloists, and Festival Orchestra present the Holy Week cantata, “How Great Thou Art,” composed by David T. Clydesdale. This inspiring work tells...
February 24, 2019 Featuring Charles Raasch - xperience the musical and theological riches of J.S. Bach’s organ masterwork, the Clavier-Übung III. Published in 1739, this collection contains settings based on...
Concert Series Patron Program
We encourage your support by participating in the Patron Program, which funds most of the expenses involved in producing the Concert Series. Since the freewill offerings do not cover the entire costs of the concerts, we need your support to ensure the continuation of this ministry to the community. A listing of all patrons will appear in each concert program. Please refer to the Patron Program Enrollment Form for more details.
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