Cathedral Concert Series

2020 - 2021
Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral
2535 Collingwood Boulevard, Toledo, Ohio

Sunday  November 8th at 3:00 PM 
Paul Monachino, organist
This concert on the cathedral’s historic E.M. Skinner organ will include works by Gordon Jacob, J. Ernst/J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Widor, and a trib-ute to Veteran’s Day with settings based on American hymn tunes.

Sunday  December 6th at 4:00 PM 
Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Concert
The Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra is led by its director, Travis Jürgens  who will be presenting a selection of holiday classics

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2021, 3:00 PM
Toledo Symphony String Quartet
The Symphony Quartet will present a program of classical selections
that  is sure to warm a chilly February afternoon.


Cathedral Concert Series

2019-2020 Season

Sunday, September 15, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Merwin Siu, violin
Damon Coleman, cello
Michael Boyd, piano   

Monday, October 14, 2019 7:00 PM
David Jonies, organist   

Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:00 PM
“Requiem” Gabriel Faure
The Toledo Diocesan Choir and Canterbury Singers USA
Paul Monachino, conductor

Sunday, December 8 , 2019 4:00 P.M.
 George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah”
Toledo Symphony Orchestra Sara Jobin, conductor
Toledo Choral Society and Terra State Choral Society
Tickets required  (419) 246-8000    

Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Christmas Carol Sing
The Cathedral Choir Paul Monachino, director   

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:30 PM
The Cathedral Choir Paul Monachino, director

Cathedral Concert Series

2018-2019 Season

Archive 2017-2018 Season

Sunday, September 30, 2018

3:00 P.M.

Andrew Sords, violin

Eriko Izumida, piano

Having established an international performing career, this American violinist has garnered accolades on four continents  for this performances combining visceral virtuosity and ravishing tone. Sords has been the recipient of numerous awards and has performed as a soloist with over 300 orchestras.

This concert is presented in memory of Joseph Lawton by his family 


Monday, October 29, 2018

7:00  PM

Simon Johnson, organist

Simon Johnson is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation, successfully combing life a as virtuoso organist with extensive work in choral direction and composition. As Organist and Assistant Director of Music at  St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, he has been involved in all the national occasions that have taken place there since 2008. Mr. Johnson has performed concerts throughout Europe and the United States,  as well as many of the premier venues in the United Kingdom, including the Royal Festival Hall.

Sunday, December 2 , 2018

4:00 P.M.

George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah”

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

Sarah Jobin, conductor

Toledo Choral Society

and Terra State Choral Society

Handel’s Messiah returns to the glorious acoustic of Rosary Cathedral. The TSO joins forces with local choirs and international vocalists in this holiday tradition. Last year’s performance was sold out, so contact the TSO box office to reserve your tickets today!

(419) 246-8000

Sunday, December 16, 2018

3:00 P.M.

Christmas Carol Sing

The Cathedral Choir

Paul Monachino, director

Sing favorite Christmas carols in Rosary Cathedral accompanied by the historic E. M. Skinner organ, choir, strings, and brass. The evening light filters through stained glass as the cathedral is filled with the joyful sounds of Christmas!

Wednesday, April 17 , 2019

7:30 PM


The Cathedral Choir

Paul Monachino, director

The choir sings from the triforium choir loft for this somber and reflective service of Holy Week. Traditional Latin motets, psalms, and the Lamentations of Jeremiah are sung.

The Rosary Cathedral Concert Series is made possible by