David Sinden, organist & conductor

Hello! I'm David Sinden, the organist and director of music at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square, in Richmond, Virginia.

I am also the artistic director of the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale.

I write a blog, and you can follow me on Twitter.

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blog blog.sinden.org | email dsinden@gmail.com

View & Listen

An Advent Procession with Lessons & Carols, St. Paul's, Richmond, 2012

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Ex ore innocentium
John Ireland (1879-1962)

from the CD Meditations on the Cross
The Christ Church Cathedral Girls' Choir
Frederick Burgomaster, director; David Sinden, organist
© Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis

Improvisation on "In dulci jubilo"

MP3 [3.89 MB]
Wolff organ, December 2008

"Lord of all being" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Tune: HOLY LIGHT by David Sinden

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Brombaugh organ, recorded in liturgy, March 2003

Chorale Prelude: "Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich"    BWV 609
J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

MP3 [1.22 MB]
Taylor & Boody organ, July 2008

©MMXI Sinden.org

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Upcoming Appearances

Music of the Psalms: A Celebration in Readings and Music
Opening service of the Richmond Chapter of the AGO
Tuesday 9 September 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Choral Evensong for the Feast of Saint Matthew
Sunday 21 September 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Beloved Community: A Hymn Festival
Sunday 19 October 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

In Memoriam
Mozart Requiem
One Voice Chorus
Saturday 15 November 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
Reveille United Methodist Church, Richmond

An "O" Antiphons Service in the Atrium
Sunday 30 November 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

An Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols
Sunday 7 December 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Sing Glory!
Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve 24 December 2014 - 8:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

An Epiphany Procession and Holy Eucharist
Monday 5 January 2015 - 7:30 p.m. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Candlemas Procession and Choral Eucharist
Sunday 1 February 2015 - 4:00 p.m. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Richmond Three Choirs Festival: Choral Evensong
with the choirs of St. James's, St. Stephen's, and St. Paul's Episcopal Churches Sunday 15 March 2015 - 5:00 p.m. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Recent Appearances

Choral Evensong
for the Annual Conference of the Association of Anglican Musicians
Including the first U.S. performance of "By the waters of Babylon" by Herbert Howells Monday 16 June 2014 - 4:30 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church, Georgetown, Washington, DC

Choral Evensong for Ascension Day (observed)
Sunday 1 June 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Hallelujah: A Choral Celebration
with the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
Sunday 11 May 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Ashland, Va.

Hallelujah: A Choral Celebration
with the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
Sunday 4 May 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
River Road Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Va.

Tenebrae
Wednesday 16 April 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Poetry and Music:
Meditations for Holy Week

Monday 14 April 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Richmond Three Choirs Festival Concert
The Choirs of St. James's, St. Paul's, and St. Stephen's
Saturday 22 March 2014 - 8:00 p.m.
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Richmond

Organ Recital: Music of J. S. Bach
Friday 21 March 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Choral Evensong for the Feast of Saint Patrick
Sunday 16 March 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Candlemas Procession
and Choral Evensong

Saturday 1 February 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

An Epiphany Procession
with Holy Eucharist

Sunday 5 January 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve
Tuesday 24 December 2013 - 8:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Concert: Touch the Winter Sky
with the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church
201 Henry Street
Ashland, Virginia
Sunday 22 December 2013 - 2:00 p.m.

Concert: Touch the Winter Sky
with the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
Grace Baptist Church
4200 Dover Road
Richmond, Virginia
Sunday 15 December 2013 - 3:00 p.m.

Concert: Touch the Winter Sky
with the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
520 N Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia
Friday 13 December 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

An Advent Procession
with Lessons and Carols

Saturday 7 December 2013 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

An Advent "O" Antiphons Service
Sunday 1 December 2013 - 5:00 p.m.
The Atrium of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Choral Evensong for the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels
Sunday 29 September 2013 - 5:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Capitol Square

Organ Recital
Saturday 7 September 2013 - 8:00 p.m.
Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, Virginia