Concert Request

If you are a performer and interested in the concert series, we encourage you to apply for a future season.  Applications are closed for the 2016-17 season.  Requests to perform in the 2017-18 season will be considered with a deadline of February 1, 2017.

Concert Request Form 2017-18.pdf

We are excited to bring you the 2015-2016 Concert Season at Saint John's with a full schedule of world-class performances and musical services for the coming year. We hope to see you in our audience and congregation soon and often!

For information on our Music at Noon concerts, Evensong, or other special services with music, please visit our Music at Noon and Liturgical Music pages via the menu on the right.

TICKET SALES: Please note that many concerts are free with a freewill donation collected, but some are ticketed. The Cathedral sells tickets only for concerts produced by the Cathedral, such as our choir's own performances of Handel's Messiah each year. Other local ensembles use our space and sell their own tickets; the Cathedral does not sell tickets for these concerts. Please read the description of the concert you wish to attend below for ticket information.  
Eric Plutz returns to Denver to inaugurate the newly installed antiphonal organ.

As the University Organist at Princeton University his responsibilities include playing for weekly services at the Chapel, Academic Ceremonies, and solo concerts.  He also coordinates the weekly After Noon Concert Series at the University Chapel.  In addition, Mr. Plutz is rehearsal accompanist for the Westminster Symphonic Choir at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, and Princeton Pro Musica, both in Princeton, NJ.  He is also Lecturer in Music and Instructor of Organ at Princeton University, maintains a private studio of organ students, and is Dean of the Central New Jersey Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
As an organ concert soloist, Mr. Plutz, has accepted engagements in distinguished locations across the United States and abroad including Germany, Austria, Philadelphia (Verizon Hall, the Wanamaker Organ, Longwood Gardens), New York City (Avery Fisher Hall, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Cathedral of St. John the Divine), Washington, DC (Washington National Cathedral), and San Francisco (Grace Cathedral).  He has been a featured artist at two Regional Conventions of the American Guild of Organists (Region III in 2007, Regions I & II in 2011), and at the 2010 National AGO Convention in Washington, DC, Mr. Plutz performed twice, in collaboration with two local groups.  His playing has been broadcast on “With Heart and Voice,” “Pipedreams,” and “the Wanamaker Organ Hour.”

Originally from Rock Island, Illinois, Mr. Plutz earned a Bachelor of Music degree, magna cum laude, from Westminster Choir College of Rider University and a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. From 1995 through 2004, Mr. Plutz was organist and director of music at Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C. and performed with numerous DC organizations.

Free will offering.



Boulder Bach Festival
Concertos and Chorales Contextualized

Featuring three choirs, solo organ, and two strings ensembles, this antiphonal presentation travels through three centuries of chorale settings, contrasting these profound works with two of Bach’s most adored instrumental works: the Concerto for Two Violins and the Brandenburg Concerto No. 6.

New York-based Maureen Murchie and Tal McGee join Colorado's Aniel Cabán and Boulder Bach Festival Director Zachary Carrettin as concerto soloists. Murchie and Carrettin double on Cellos da Spalla, and Christopher Holman (Bach Society Houston) performs as organ soloist.


Acclaimed organist Dorothy Papadakos returns to Saint John's Cathedral to accompany the scariest silent movie, Nosferatu.  Come with your friends and family in Halloween costume.  This will be a night to remember!

Free will offering.

The Helios Piano Trio, comprised of violinist John Fadial, cellist Beth Vanderborgh, and pianist Chi-Chen Wuis a dynamic new piano trio from the University of Wyoming. Their rich and diverse backgrounds as performers combine to produce probing and passionate interpretations of the great repertoire for violin, cello and piano. First performing together only three years ago, they recognized that indescribable "spark" from the start, and have never looked back. Already with numerous performances behind them, they are quickly becoming one of America's hottest new ensembles.

Free will offering.

1350 Washington Street
Denver, CO 80203