Tag Archives: Pentecost

Come, holy spirit

Tomorrow, May 15, is the Feast of the Pentecost, and I was so glad to read that the Men’s Schola will be performing Peter Hallock’s “Come holy spirit” for Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 5:30 pm. Did you know that … Continue reading

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The countdown begins!

It’s less than 40 days away to my Bach Great Eighteen concerts on August 18 and 25. I am in “full court press” mode, a term I know from basketball but also an expression meaning “an all-out effort or offensive.” Since … Continue reading

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The last Pentecost

Today when parishioners walked into the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, they couldn’t help but notice that things were different. At LCH, Pentecost has been the festival when balloons, liturgical dance, jazz, or different configurations of the nave were seen. Today … Continue reading

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Peter Maxwell Davies and Pentecost

For several weeks the choir has been working on two pieces for Pentecost by Peter Maxwell Davies: “Dum complerentur”  and “Veni sancte spiritus.” His music reminds me of Pentecosts past at LCH when the lesson was read in several foreign languages. … Continue reading

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