The Americans in Paris: A Gala New Year’s Eve with the Cathedral Choir


11:00 pm-12:15 am


St. James Cathedral
804 9th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104, First Hill

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St. James Cathedral Choir – New Year’s Eve Gala Concert: The Americans in Paris
Dr. Paul Thornock, Music Director
Joseph Adam, Cathedral Organist
Wyatt Smith, Organist

Ring in the New Year with Seattle’s longest-running classical New Year’s Eve concert, featuring the Cathedral Choir singing music from significant Parisian churches including Notre Dame and St. Sulpice. The program for two organs and choir includes works by Dupré, Widor, Vierne, and others. Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam and organist Wyatt Smith of St. Alphonsus will accompany on the Cathedral’s Rosales and Hutchings-Votey organs. Dr. Paul Thornock conducts. This year’s concert marks the return of the “midnight surprise”!

Doors open at 10:00pm.

Passes to reserved seating are only available by advance donation ($30): order online for delivery by mail or pickup at will-call, or call 206-382-4874. General admission passes are available at the door (suggested $30 donation). Concerts with reserved seating at St. James Cathedral are “Festival Seating,” which guarantees you a seat, but not a specific seat, in the reserved section. Reserved seats are opened to general seating a few minutes before each concert.

Paid parking is available in the Cabrini Garage (open until 1:15am), entrance on Marion Street between Terry and Boren Avenues. Limited free parking is available in the O’Dea High School lot, entrance on Marion or Columbia Streets between Terry and Boren. Handicapped parking is available on the west side of Terry Avenue between Marion and Columbia.

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