Organ Recital: April 18th at 3pm

The Music of Holy Week

Come enjoy a free recital of organ music spanning the events of Holy Week, from the Passion to the Resurrection. Performed by Jonathan Hoyt, Kantor and organist at First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland.

The Passion and Resurrection of Christ have served as inspiration for countless chants, hymns, and musical works. This recital will present only a few of the hundreds of pieces of music based on the events of Holy Week.

Masks will be required at the recital and social distancing will be observed.


Choral-Improvisations, Op. 65: Jesu, Meine Freude -Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Seven Choral-Poems on the Seven Last Words of Christ: Consummatum Est -Charles Tournemire

Da Jesus an Dem Kreuze Stund -Samuel Scheidt

Symphonie-Passion: Crucifixion -Marcel Dupré

Communion for Holy Saturday -Charles Tournemire

Prelude and Toccata on Victimae Paschali -Denis Bédard

Offertory on O Filii -Alexandre Guilmant

Jonathan Hoyt is currently working toward his Master of Sacred Music degree at Duquesne University, studying with Dr. Ann Labounsky. He has received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a minor in music from Grove City College, beginning his study of the organ with Dr. Richard Konzen, and a Master of Arts in Religion from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. Jonathan has served as the Kantor at First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran since fall of 2018.

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