Concerts

Whether it's a part of our beloved St. Noel Concert Series, a special appearance by a renowned artist, or a student recital, our community joyfully welcomes performing artists to bless our worship space with the beauty of their music.

Presented by special arrangement

CITYMUSIC CLEVELAND:
BATONLESS BEETHOVEN
Friday, October 28, 7:30 PM

The Chamber Orchestra’s first conductorless concert features Beethoven’s landmark First Symphony, alongside lyrical violin Romances performed by Tessa Lark. More information is available at citymusiccleveland.org.

GRUCA WHITE ENSEMBLE
Saturday, October 29, 2022, 7:30 pm

Classical guitarist Robert Gruca and flutist Linda White deliver energetic performances of everything from rarely heard works from around the globe to rock and Latin music. Their first visit to St. Noel comes two years after their rave-reviewed debut album, A Different Take.

CHRISTIAN COSAS, LUKE ROSEN, AND TONY WARD
Friday, November 18, 2022, 7:30 pm

These liturgical musicians— including our own Director of Music— are also published composers whose music has graced communities of faith nationwide. Join them and an ensemble of local parish musicians for this powerful evening of sung prayer.

ST. NOEL MUSIC MINISTRY • Gaudete!
Sunday, December 11, 2022, 4:00 pm

The Third Sunday of Advent is the perfect time for a musical journey from these days of joyful hope to the birth of Christ. Join our parish Music Ministry in celebrating the holiday season... and bring your singing voice, because we’ll sing beloved Advent and Christmas music together!

ANDREW SORDS AND FRIENDS • Seductive Strings
Saturday, February 5, 7:30 pm

Violinist Andrew Sords, whose spellbinding talent has graced our liturgies for several years, brings four equally talented colleagues to St. Noel to present “Seductive Strings,” a collection of romantic favorites by Brahms, Dvořák, and more.

CLEVELAND CHAMBER CHOIR • Of Sound Mind: From Darkness to Light
Saturday, February 18, 2023, 7:30 pm

CCC presents a moving collection of repertoire from diverse composers, representing a number of neurodivergent and mental health viewpoints, in a concert devoted to enduring mental health issues and the pursuit of solace, relief, and healing.

ARIA
Friday, March 3, 2023, 7:30 pm

An experimental spin on a timeless classic! Percussionists Katalin La Favre and Brian Calhoon infuse the intriguing timbres of the vibraphone, noah bells, tongue drums, and other unique percussion instruments into excerpts from Bach’s iconic Goldberg Variations.

Presented by special arrangement

CITYMUSIC CLEVELAND:
THE VISIONARY CLARINET
Sunday, March 19, 2023, 4:00 PM

Klezmer, classicism, and Jewish melodies swirl together in Golijov’s epic work, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, performed by clarinetist Daniel Gilbert. More information is available at citymusiccleveland.org.

Presented by special arrangement

CITYMUSIC CLEVELAND:
ARRON PLAYS HAYDN
Friday, May 19, 2023, 7:30 PM

Haydn’s elegant Cello Concerto in D soars under the bow of Edward Arron, together with orchestral works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Chen Yi. More information is available at citymusiccleveland.org.