Festival Events History

Commissions
•1999 Fantasia Super "Agnus Dei", Prelude for Organ and Viola, by Andrew Hackett
•1999 "A Lament", Psalm Prayer for Viola, by Craig Woodward

Competitions
•1990 Student Art Competition

Concerts
•2007 UST African Music Ensemble; Sowah Mensah, director
•2006 “Jeptha”, The University of St. Thomas Chamber, by Giacomo Carissimi
•2006 The Rose Ensemble, “Rosa Das Rosas: Cantigas de Santa Maria and other
spiritual songs for the Virgin”
•2003 Kantorei, Axel Theimer, Conductor
•2002 Choral Concert: Schola Cantorum "Joy to you, Cross of the Lord"
•2002 Salem Baptist Choir
•2001 World Voices with Karle Erickson, Artistic Director
•1999 Sacred Music from Medieval and Renaissance Spain, Shelley Gruskin, director
•1998 University of Minnesota Brass Choir, David Baldwin, Conductor
•1992 Concert Choir and Canticum Novum, College of St. Catherine
•1991 UST/CSC Concert Choir, Women's Chorus and Canticum Novum
•1991 Callahan and Faricy duo-pianists, Jon Nordstrom, Voice Job's Larment - Callahan Visions De L'Amers - Messiaen

Dance
•2001 14th annual powwow
•2001 Aztec dance troupe Danza Mecia Cuauhtemoc

Exhibits
•2007 Pandemic: Imaging AIDS
•2006 The Saint John’s Bible: Twenty-two giclee page facsimiles of
The Saint John’s Bible.
•2004 Poster Exhibit: Posters from 25 years of Sacred Arts Festivals
•2004 Art Exhibit: African art in UST collections
•2003 Renovation: UST Chapels After Sacrosanctum Concilium
•2003 Stations of the Cross, Richard Vettel-Becker
•2002 The Visible Word, Icons by Nicholas Markell
•2001 The Myth That is True, work by Native American women artists.
•1992 Words and Pictures, the Book of Kells and Medieval Book Illumination
•1991 Lutheran Brotherhood
•1990 Michael Price
Film
•2007 Pandemic: Facing AIDS
•2007 The Fountain (2006)
•2004 The Passion Of The Christ
•2002 Mean Streets
•2001 Natural Native 
•1998 Citizen Kane 
•1992 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
•1992 The Name of the Rose 
•1991 Jesus of Montreal
•1990 The Last Temptation of Christ 

Lectures
•2007 "From ‘Dies Irae’ to ‘In Paradisum’: The Mystery of Death in Catholic Sacred Music" by Father Jan Michael Joncas
•2003 "The Second Vatican Council: Why Should it Matter to Your Generation?" by Bishop Blase Cupich
•2002 "Future Prospects of Catholic Orthodox Relations" by Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev
•2001 "Mythic Women" Lecture: Louise Erdrich
•1998 "America's Religious Architecture" by architectural historian Marilyn Chiat
•1992 The Book of Kells and Anglo-Irish Painting
•1992 Religious Symbols: Stumbling Blocks or Steppingstones to Dialogue, Sponsored by: Center for Jewish Christian Learning 
•1991 Gallery Talk: Rev. Richard Hillstrom 
•1990 Gallery Talk: Michael Price

Opera
•2003 Premiere of "Sanctuary", an opera by James Callahan, libretto by Merie Kirby
•1996 Premiere of "Processions", an opera by James Callahan, libretto by Mark Pizzato
Panel Discussion
•2007 Exhibit, “Pandemic: Imaging AIDS”

Readings
•2007 Mary Rose O’Reilley
•2006 Mary Karr
•2004 Elizabeth Oness
•2003 Katie Ford
•2001 Poetry reading by Heid Erdrich 
•1998 Poetry reading by Deborah Keenan

Recitals
•2007 Songs and Meanings
•2007 Organ Recital: Swedish Organist, Hans Fagius
(Commemorating the 20th anniversary installation of the Gabriel Kney organ)
•2006 Organ Recital: Dong-iII Shin, Korean organist
•2004 Organ Recital: Istvan Ruppert
•2003 Organ Recital: Nicholas Kynaston, England
•2002 Organ Recital: James David Christie 
•2000 Thomas Schmögner, Austria
•1999 McNeil Robinson, New York
•1998 Organ Recital: Karel Paukert, curator of musical instruments, Cleveland Museum of Art 
•1997 Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet, France
•1996 Thomas Schmögner, Austria
•1996 Michael Farris, Eastman School of Music
•1992 Wolfgang Rübsam, Germany
•1991 Organ Recital: Oliver Latry, Organist, Notre Dame, Paris 
•1990 Organ Recital: Leonard Raver, Organist, New York Philharmonic
•1990 Faculty Recital: Alan Bruan, Christopher Kachian, Marianne Fleming Bryan 
•1990 Organ Recital: David Jenkins

Theater
•2004 Shakespeare’s Richard III
•1992 Passion Play: a participatory recreation of medieval myster play 
•1991 Julian: Performed by Susan-Lynn Johns
•1990 Student Performances: "Brother to a Dragonfly" and "Perceptions on Luke" 

Tours
•1998 Guided tour of St. Mary's Chapel lead by Noreen Waters
•1998 Guided tour of the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas lead by Johann von Parys 

Worship
•2007 All Souls Day Solemn Evening Prayer
•2006 All Souls’ Evening Prayer: Service of Remembrance 
•2004 Evensong For All Soul’s Day: Commissioned music by Andrew Hackett and Daniel Kantor
•2002 Byzantine Vespers: Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle, Chicago, Ill. J. Michael Thompson, director 
•2001 Vespers: All Souls Day

Events
•2006 The Saint John’s Bible Immersion Day: lectures, exhibits, discussions, artwork and contemplation.