Music & Art at Trinity
Beautiful music that expresses and transcends our tradition is at the heart of what it means to be a sacred place for all people. A wide array of musicians, from organists to pianists, choir members to vocal soloists and instrumentalists contribute greatly to our worship services and community events.
Music & Art at Trinity Cathedral is a Cleveland-based arts organization that produces free noontime BrownBag concerts, seasonal evening concerts and collaborative programs.
In a 2017 Cleveland Magazine, Karen Gahl-Mills, CEO and executive director of Cuyahoga Art & Culture said, “Trinity Cathedral has a long history of bringing vibrant performances to downtown Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture is proud to support Music and Art at Trinity under Todd Wilson's direction. Their high-quality, free and accessible concerts help bring our community together in a welcoming environment, and we are grateful for their commitment to serving Cleveland through the arts."
The BrownBag concert series was begun in 1978 in the centuries-old Anglican tradition of providing quality music and arts free-of-charge for residents, students, and workers in the acoustical and architectural splendor of a cathedral. It is now the longest-running free concert series in the Greater Cleveland area.
BrownBag concerts are offered every other Wednesday at 12 noon (O…Read More »
Evensong offers a space of beauty and rest in the middle of each week. First held in the Church of England in 1549, Choral Evensong has been for centuries an evening offering sung in cathedrals and churches of the Anglican Communion.
Trinity Cathedral offers weekly evensong services as the sun goes down, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday evenings October through mid-May. The service is le…Read More »
Trinity's pipe organs include a mechanical-action organ by the famous Dutch firm Flentrop in 1977. This organ consists of 39 ranks over 3 manuals, and is located in a gallery at the rear of the cathedral nave.
A new Muller pipe organ was installed in the chancel in 2021. This instrument combines the Aeolian-Skinner organ built originally for St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Rich…Read More »
Trinity is blessed with two outstanding choral ensembles that provide music for worship services, including Choral Evensong. The Cathedral Choir (established in 1907) and the Trinity Chamber Singers also make appearances at Music & Art at Trinity Cathedral's BrownBag and seasonal evening concerts.
Trinity's seasonal concerts are open to all and are occasions to experience world-class music and artists in the beauty of the cathedral space. From newly commissioned works to choral favorites, from seasonal offerings to concerts that mark major events in the life of our nation, Trinity Cathedral's concerts create beauty and transcendence in the heart of a sacred space.
Recent e…Read More »