Concert Series

Music for a Cathedral Space

The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Series

In keeping with the tradition of cathedrals throughout the ages, the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart actively promotes and engages in the arts and social outreach for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond and the Greater Richmond Area. The Music for a Cathedral Space Concert Series is made possible through a generous grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation; a generous music program endowment created by + Frank T. Eck; a generous music program endowment created by J. Alfred & Margaret Broaddus, Jr.; and the generosity of the community of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

List of Concerts for 2021-2022 Season 


Organ Recital – Bruce Stevens

Friday, September 23, 2022
7:30 p.m.

A dedicatory recital for the new Choir and Continuo Organs featuring Bruce Stevens, organ instructor at the University of Richmond.


Vox Luminis

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
7:30 p.m.

 “… the refinement of Vox Luminis is never anything less than sublime.” – Gramophone Magazine


Organ Recital – Crystal Jonkman

Friday, November 4, 2022
7:30 p.m.

Recital featuring Crystal Jonkman, Director of Music at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Bon Air, Richmond, VA.


Holiday Festival of Music

Monday, November 28, 2022
7:00 p.m.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ annual Holiday Festival of Music, featuring the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.


Three Notch’d Road

Monday, December 5, 2022
11:00 a.m.

Our annual Christmas luncheon concert featuring Three Notch’d Road: The Virginia Baroque Ensemble.


Advent Lessons & Carols

Friday, December 16, 2022
7:30 p.m.

An evening of festive carols, beautiful choral motets, and scripture, featuring the Cathedral Choir.


Music & Medicine Orchestra

Friday, May 5, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Created in 2017, the orchestra consists of health system team members including nurses, physicians, administrative/support staff, and more.


Organ Recital – Joel Kumro

Friday, May 12, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Recital featuring Joel Kumro, Director of Music and Organist at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Richmond, VA.


Organ Recital – Daniel Sanez

Friday, June 16, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Organ recital featuring Daniel Sañez, Director of Music & Liturgy, The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond, VA.


Concert Series News


Music & Medicine Orchestra Concert :: This Friday!

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Tomorrow Night :: Advent Lessons & Carols

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Contact for General Inquires

General inquires about our Music Program should be directed to: Daniel Sañez