Events

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, September 24 5:15 PM Sunday, September 25 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Hancock
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—From the First Service, Morley
Psalm—100, 150
Anthem—If the Lord had not helped me, Bairstow
Mass—Chichester Mass, Albright
Psalm—91:1-6, 14-16
Offertory—Ye angels whose harmonious strains,, Healey
Communion—O Sacrum Convivium,Croce

GREGORIAN CHANT FALL RETREAT

September 27 – October 1, 2022

Join us this fall for a three-day Gregorian chant retreat, September 27 – October 1 (Tuesday dinner through Saturday breakfast), at the Community of Jesus in Orleans, MA. Learn about the “Chants of the Angels” using chants from the feast of Saint Michael and All Angels (Feast day is September 29) and other angelic chants. The retreat will also cover some basics of singing Gregorian chant. Join us as we discover this ever-relevant form of conversation through sung prayer.
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Gloriae Dei Cantores in Concert:
In Honor of St. Michael & All Angels

Friday, September 30 7:30 PM

Celebrate St. Michael & the great host of angels who aid us on earth as messengers, protectors, guardians, and helpers, portrayed through the music of Gabrieli, Tchaikovsky, Howells, Sowerby, and Britten. The concert will be both in-person and livestreamed from the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA.
For tickets call 508-240-2400, or purchase online.

Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to illuminate truth and beauty through choral artistry, celebrating a rich tradition of Sacred choral music from Gregorian chant through the twenty-first century.  

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, October 1 5:15 PM   Sunday, October 2 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Morley 
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—On Plainsong Themes, Near
Psalm—108, 113, 114 
Anthem—Angeli Archangeli, Gabrieli 
Mass—Communion Service in E (Collegium Regale), Darke
Psalm—137
Offertory—Duo Seraphim, Esquivel
Communion—Jubilate Deo, Dering
Saturday, October 8  5:15 PM Sunday, October 9 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Jernigan  
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—James
Psalm—111, 115
Anthem—
How Excellent Thy Name, Hanson
Mass—Missa Papae Marcelli, Palestrina 
Psalm—66: 1-12
Offertory—Stabat Mater, Palestrina
Communion—O Lord, Increase My Faith, Gibbons
Saturday, October 15  5:15 PM Sunday, October 16 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Ayleward
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—from the Great Service, Byrd
Psalm—112, 116, 117 
Anthem—My Beloved is Mine, Adler  
Mass—Missa Brevis, Palestrina
Psalm—119: 97-104
Offertory—Jerusalem Surge, Isaac
Communion—O, pray for the peace of Jerusalem, Howells

DAVID BRIGGS ORGAN CONCERT

Saturday, October 22 7:30 PM

Hear internationally renowned guest organist David Briggs in concert, whose performances are acclaimed for their musicality, virtuosity, and ability to excite and engage audiences of all ages. Brigg’s program will feature an improvised organ symphony based on themes that will be submitted to him at the concert! Watch David illustrate his improvisational genius and creativity.

This concert at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA, is a part of the Celebratory Concert series for the completion of the St. Cecilia Organan instrument built by Nelson Barden of Boston that is a restoration and expansion of components from many E.M. Skinner instruments and is the only one in the world with its particular surround-sound configuration.  

For tickets, call 508-240-2400

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, October 22 5:15 PM   Sunday, October 23 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Preces and Responses in D, Tappe
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—from the Service in D, No. 4, Walmisley
Psalm—118, 27, 23     
Anthem—
O Quam Bonus, Busch
Mass—Missa Brevis, Walton
Psalm—65
Offertory—Ego sum pastor bonus, Porta
Communion—Venite Comedite, Byrd
Saturday, October 29  5:15 PM Sunday, October 30 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Magdalen College, Oxford, Rose
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—In the Key of F, Ireland
Psalm—142, 139   
Anthem—The Cherubic Hymn, Glinka
Mass—Mass in the Dorian Mode, Howells   
Psalm—119: 137-144
Offertory—My Song Shall Be Always of the Loving Kindness of the Lord, Near
Communion—Beati Quorum Via, Stanford
Saturday, November 5  5:15 PM Sunday, November 6 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Lloyd
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—In the Key of F, Ireland
Psalm—143, 144 
Anthem—I Lift Up My Eyes to the Mountains, French
Mass—Mass for five voices, Byrd   
Psalm—145: 1-5, 17-21
Offertory—Miserere mei, Deus, Byrd
Communion—O Sacrum Convivium, Tallis
Saturday, November 12 5:15 PM Sunday, November 13 10:00 AM
No Evensong Saturday, November 12 Due to Concert weekend Mass—The Office of Holy Communion, Collegium Regale, Howells
Psalm—98
Offertory—I was glad when they said unto me, Parry
Communion—And I saw a new heaven, Bainton

VETERAN’S DAY CONCERT:Sacred Honor

November 11 & 12, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Commemorate this Veteran’s Day weekend with Sacred Honor, featuring Gerald Finzi’s Requiem da Camera. The concert will be performed by ensembles of Arts Empowering Life Foundation at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA. 

FREE tickets for all Veterans – Thank you for your Service!

For tickets, call 508-240-2400. 

SERVICE OF ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS

November 25 & 26, 4:30 PM
Service will be LIVESTREAMED on November 26  

Celebrate the hope of the season with candle-lit services of Advent Lessons and Carols. Hear readings, prayers, and carols sung by Gloriæ Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration—a beloved tradition for over thirty years. Extended Organ prelude will be at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 26.
Doors open one hour before each service; no tickets are required. 
 

For more information, call 508-240-2400.  

Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to illuminate truth and beauty through choral artistry, celebrating a rich tradition of Sacred choral music from Gregorian chant through the twenty-first century.