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The King of Instruments
Revel in the awe-inspiring repertoire of organ music performed during the nation’s civic holidays, featuring Thomas Sheehan and noted guest organists.
➔ Four organ recitals featuring Thomas Sheehan
➔ Three recitals featuring guest celebrity organists
➔ Advance registration is for online viewing only
➔ Once released, these recitals can be watched online any time.

Register now and receive viewing links in your inbox for each of the seven Cathedral organ recitals in our 2022-23 Season!

2022-2023 Organ Recitals

CATHEDRAL DAY ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, September 25, 2022 | 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of this Cathedral church by coming to this afternoon’s performance of organ music by the Cathedral’s organist, Thomas Sheehan.

THANKSGIVING ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, November 20, 2022 | 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Alcee Chriss, University Organist and Artist-in-Residence at Wesleyan University, for an afternoon of organ music in a Cathedral adorned with the beauty of God’s abundance.

CHRISTMAS DAY ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, December 25, 2022 | 1:30 pm Eastern Time
Cathedral organist Thomas Sheehan presents a program of festive Christmas music on the Cathedral’s Great Organ.

PRESIDENT'S DAY ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, February 19, 2023 | 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Celebrate President’s Day with Christa Rakich, Visiting Professor of Organ at Oberlin College & Conservatory, with an afternoon of music that commemorates our nation’s history.

EASTER SUNDAY ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, April 9, 2023 | 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Cathedral organist Thomas Sheehan celebrates the joy of Easter with a selection of uplifting music to celebrate the Resurrection on the Cathedral’s Great Organ.

MEMORIAL DAY ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, May 28, 2023 | 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Today, we celebrate the resilience and fortitude of our armed services, giving thanks for their bravery and honoring their myriad achievements for our country. Featuring guest organist Carson Cooman.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 | 11:00 am Eastern Time
You’re invited to join Washington National Cathedral for an Independence Day concert to celebrate the enduring values that make America strong, resilient and compassionate. Happy Birthday, America!