Sacred arts Series set for busy two months

The months of April and May will bring a flurry of Sacred Arts Series performances at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Sioux Falls.

On Thursday, Apr. 11 at 7:30 p.m.. the Dakota String Quartet will perform.

The Dakota String Quartet, comprised of the principal string players from the South Dakota Symphony, will perform Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ. This piece is a perfect meditation to close the season of Lent, and lead into Holy Week.

Tickets for the Dakota String Quartet are $10 or $5.

On Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m., the Cathedral Choirs, Dr. Jared Ostermann, director will perform as part of the Founders’ concert.

This performance is free although a free will offering will be accepted.

The Founders’ Concert each May commemorates the construction of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, as well as the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, patron of the Cathedral.

This year the Cathedral Choirs join in a concert marking the 100th Anniversary of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph.

Then on May 7 at 7:30 p.m.. the vocal ensemble Transept with Dr. Timothy Campbell, director will perform with the O’Gorman High School Concert Choir, Rachael Kramer, director as special guests

Tickets for that performance are $25 or $5

In its second performance of the season, Transept joins with the O’Gorman High School Choir to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in a program entitled “Cathedral Masterpieces.”

You can find out more about the Sacred Arts Series on line at http://www.stjosephcathedral.net/sas/.