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Meditation on the Passion of Christ

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Meditation on the Passion of Christ, with Carols
Palm Sunday, March 24, 2024, 4:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Philip
2744 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta GA 30305
Cathedral Schola, choir
Caroline Robinson and Herbert Buffington, organ
Dale Adelmann, conductor

One of the most moving choral services of the year, this meditation employs lessons and carols, spirituals, anthems, motets, and congregational hymns to illuminate the Passion of Christ, which is retold using biblical narratives from Mark, Matthew, and John, sung to some of the most ancient plainchant known to the Church.

“Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended” Herzliebster Jesu
John Jacob Niles, arr. John Rutter, I wonder as I wander
“A stable lamp is lighted” Andújar
Trond Kverno, Corpus Christi Carol
Spirituals, arr. Dale Adelmann, Sometimes I feel like a motherless child and Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen
“To mock your reign, O dearest Lord” Tallis’ Third Tune
Francis Poulenc, Vinea mea electa
Richard Lloyd, The Ballad of the Judas Tree
Kenneth Miller, “Beneath the cross of Jesus” Sewanee Schola
Spiritual, Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Antonio Lotti, Crucifixus à 8


March 24
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Cathedral of St. Philip
2744 Peachtree Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30305
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