Services at Ascension
Ascension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
Worship Schedule: Monday – Friday 6pm at Side Altar
Sunday 9am Holy Eucharist at Side Altar and
11am Holy Eucharist in the church with choir & sermon
Trinity Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Fugue in C Major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
from Exsultate jubilate
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Toccata (Suite Gothique)
Léon Boëlmann (1862-1897)
The soloist will be Amaranta Viera, soprano.
As part of this parish’s Lenten observance, we are presenting Jon Gillock’s performance of Olivier Messiaen’s Book of the Holy Sacrament on Tuesday, March 5. This was Messiaen’s final work for organ, and is without question one of the most important works of music composed in the 20th Century. Some of the movements are meditations …
On Saturday, June 2, 2012, organist Christopher Houlihan performed in the first concert of his Vierne Marathon including all six Symphonies for organ on The Manton Memorial Organ built by Pascal Quoirin. Link below for a video by Mr. Houlihan playing Vierne. Vierne on The Manton Memorial organ
Olivier Latry, Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, will perform an all-French program, including works by Marchand, Grigny, Dupré, Cochereau, Escaich, and the complete Symphonie V of Widor. The recital will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24th. Olivier Latry is one of the most celebrated and brilliant organists in the world today. …
On Saturday, June 2, 3:00 and 7:30pm, organist Christopher Houlihan will perform in the first concert of the Vierne Marathon. Jump to the end of this section to see a video introduction by Mr. Houlihan who will perform all six Symphonies for organ on The Manton Memorial Organ built by Pascal Quoirin. Rising star of …
Prelude: Fugue in E-flat Major, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Choir Introit: Gregorian Chant, Surrexit Dominus vere. Alleluia! Gloria in excelsis in B-flat Major, Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Offertory Anthem: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem, Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Sanctus (sung in Latin) from Lord Nelson Mass, Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Communion Music: O Taste and See, …
Prelude: O man, bewail thy grievous sin, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Anthems: O vos omnes, Tomás Luis de Victoria (ca. 1549-1611) It is a Thing Most Wonderful, Richard Busch (1998) Tenebrae factae sunt, Marc Antonio Ingegneri (ca. 1545-1594) Communion Motet: Ave verum corpus, Josquin Desprez (ca. 1440–1521)
Prelude: Tierce en taille (Pange lingua), Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) The Heavenly Banquet, Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992) Anthems at the Foot Washing: Dominus Jesus, Pax vobis, In hoc cognoscent omnes, Ubi caritas, Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986) Offertory Anthem: O sacrum convivium, Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585) Communion Motet: Tantum ergo, Maurice Duruflé
On Thursday, April 18th at 8pm Voices of Ascension will perform some of the most beloved of all choral works (such as the Mendelssohn and Ireland works), performed with the polish, care and interpretive depth that can only come from one of the world’s preeminent choral ensembles. Two of the other pieces share the same …
Second recital: Saturday, April 21, at 4pm Amanda Grafton, soprano, Noragh Devlin, mezzo-soprano & Taisiya Pushkar, piano in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11th Street Recital program: Works by Mozart, Handel, Verdi, Rachmaninoff & Puccini The Sorel Salon is a series of fundraising events for Church of the Ascension music programs and has a $20 …
Louis Robilliard plays Romantic Masterpieces for Organ Works by composers such as Franck, Widor, Liszt, Schumann, and Dupré One of the great masters of the French Romantic repertoire, M. Robilliard is titular organist of the Cavaillé-Coll organ at Saint François de Sales in Lyon, and Honorary Professor of Organ at the National Regional Conservatory in …