Choral Evensong

Services of Choral Evensong are held at 5:00 PM and are by the Christ Church Choir and Clergy.  A 30-minute Organ Prelude precedes each service of Evensong, beginning at 4:30 PM and features organists from surrounding communities.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

Organ Prelude, 4:30 PM
Wesley Parrott, organist
St. Mary's, Cathedral Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Evensong, 5:00 PM
Phos hilaron, Farris
Responses, Lehman
Evening Service in D, Sowerby
Rejoice in the Lamb, Britten

Wesley Parrott is Organist/Director of Music at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Cathedral Road and Liturgical Musician at St. Francis DeSales Church, Philadelphia. He is also an Assistant Organist on Macy's Grand Court Wanamaker Organ and serves on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Chapter, AGO. Wesley is a graduate of Curtis, The University of the South, and Eastman School of Music and has served as organist for St. Mark's Church, Locust Street, Philadelphia, The Old Presbyterian Meeting House,
Alexandria, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, and Church of The Epiphany in Washington, DC. Winner of three US national organ playing competitions in 1979, he was also a finalist in the Chartres International Organ Playing Competition in 1982.