The second annual Cathedral Basilica Concert Series begins in September and will feature local and international groups in a seven-concert series in the historic Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, located at 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

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Choral Arts Philadelphia

Saturday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.

Sergei Rachmaninov’s “Vespers”


Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

Sunday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m.

Anton Bruckner’s “Mass in E minor”

Robert Moran’s “Trinity Requiem and Angele Dei” with the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra


Tenebrae Choir of London

Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m.

Winner of the 2012 BBC Music Magazine’s Choral Music Award


Vox Ama Deus

Friday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

George Fredric Handel’s “Messiah”


St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys

Monday, March, 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

This acclaimed choir from New York City will open its spring 2013 tour at the Cathedral Basilica.


The Philadelphia Singers

Friday, April 26 at 8p.m. and Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m.

Tchaikovsky’s “Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom”

and Alfred Schnittke’s “Choir Concerto”


Archdiocesan Choir of Philadelphia

Sunday, June 9 at 3 at p.m.

Farewell concert before choral pilgrimage to Italy


For more information contact John Romeri, director, Office for Liturgical Music, at 215-587-3696 or email