Great Music at Calvary

Great Music at Calvary is a musical offering made freely to God and for the benefit of the Western New York community. Comprised of special services, recitals, and concerts, these musical offerings form the centerpiece of our music ministry.

Recent past seasons have included masterworks such as Vesperae Solennes de Confessore (W.A. Mozart), Membra Jesu Nostri (Dietrich Buxtehude), The St. John Passion by Bob Chilcott, and the Requiem of Gabriel Fauré. 

Great Music at Calvary is made possible by your special contributions. Your tax-deductible contribution of any amount is greatly appreciated. For more information or to be added to our Great Music at Calvary mailing list, please contact the church office at 716-633-7800.

Great Music at Calvary 2024-2025

October 6, 2024, 4 p.m. - Choral Evensong

November 3, 2024, 7 p.m. - Requiem Concert

Calvary Choir is joined by the choir of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Buffalo for the world premiere of Roland Martin's Requiem. Works by Henry Purcell, Giacomo Puccini and Eliza Gilkyson. Buffalo Chamber Players will be the accompanying orchestra.

December 15, 2024, 4 p.m. - Festival of Lessons and Carols

A glorious Calvary tradition, this year's program will present new and traditional carols in a festive setting.

March 2, 2025, 4 p.m. - Mystical Songs

The choir of Calvary Church will be joined be an instrumental ensemble for a program centered around Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs. Gorgeous, inspiring and uplifting.

April 18, 2025, 7 p.m. - At the Foot of the Cross

A Musical Meditation on the Passion. So much of the most beautiful music ever written was composed for Holy Week and the celebration of Christ's Passion. Come and immerse your soul in this profound beauty of holiness.

May 18, 2025, 4 p.m. - Choral Evensong