Some of Bob's many ConcertsBack to PUBLIC
4 Feb 1961, performs at his sister Beth's wedding at St. Ludwig's Church.
5 Jan 1964, Concert at St. Francis De Sales Church.
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16 April 1967, Easter Concert at St. Francis de Sales.
11 Oct 1971, Solemn Mass for Religious Assistance to Poland
5 Jan 1973, Christmas Concert at Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul.
27 Jan 1973, performs at his sister Jane's wedding at Presententation BVM Church in Cheltenham. Dr. Peter LaManna sang. He played Widor's Toccata.
25 Dec 1973, Christmas Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Cardinal Krol, Collegiate Choir of the Cathedral-Basilica, Soloists.
10 March 1974, Concert for Mother Katherine Drexel Beatification.
13 May 1974, Concert at the Philadelphia Academy of Music.
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7-14 April 1974, Easter Concerts at the Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
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4-20 July 1974, Tours Europe with the Collegiate Choir of the Cathedral-Basilica.
The choir toured six countries of Europe, highlighted by a performance for Pope Paul VI before 12,000 people. The pope reportedly deemed the performance "Ottimo," or "the best."
Other highlights were singing at Westminster Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral, Norte Dame, Cologne. There were some small venues in Belgium and Holland.
Dec 1974, Christmas Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
23 Feb 1975, Annual Winter Concert of the Collegiate Choir.
11 May 1975, Organ Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica.
29 Jun 1975, Mass and concert at the Cathedral-Basilica.
10th Anniversary of the Cathedral-Basilica Collegiate Choir
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31 May 1975, Concert at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Washington DC.
25 Dec 1975 Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral-Basilica.
29 Dec 1975 Winter Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica.
1 Aug 1976, The opening mass for the 41st International Eucharistic Congress held by Pope Paul VI. Attended by Princess Grace of Monaco, Mother Teresa, Cardinal John Krol. An LP was produced by Columbia.
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21 Nov 1976 Concert at St Patrick's Cathedral in NYC
26 Dec 1976, Annual Winter Concert of the Collegiate Choir.
Dec 1976, Christmas Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
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3 April 1977, Palm Sunday 1977 Concert
7 June 1977, Benefit Concert at the Cathedral Collegiate Choir
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Late June 1977, Trip to Rome with the Collegiate Choir, with a performance at St. Peter's on 23 June, among others. This is the American pilgrimage to the canonization of John Neumann in Rome. The Collegiate Choir sings in the four major Basilicas of Rome. Also includes a concert and dinner in Rome for Cardinal Krol's 10th anniversary as Cardinal.
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26 June 1977, Concert for the cannonization of St. John Neumann in Philadelphia
22 Nov 1977, Concert At Our Lady of Ransom Church
11 December 1977, Student Concert at Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Toscanini-Stokowski Memorial Concert.
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December 1977, Christmas Concert at Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
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15 Jan 1978, Student Concert at Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Features contralto Louise Parker.
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12 Mar 1978, Solo concert dedicating the rebuilt organ at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Part of the Student Concert series.
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9 April 1978, Archduicesan Choir debut at the Cathedral-Basilica. Part of the Student Concert series.
24 Dec 1978, Christmas Concert at the Cathedral-Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
3 Oct 1979: Organist at the pope's visit to Phila. Pope St. John Paul II visited Philadelphia and celebrated a public outdoor mass for 1.2 million on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. For that visit, a mass choir was formed and led by Dr. Peter LaManna which continued existence as the Archdiocesan Choir of Philadelphia.
17 Oct 1986, performs at his neice Bethann's wedding, at Holy Cross Church.
30 Apr 1993, performs at his neice Maryann's wedding, at St. Mary's Church.
11 Aug 2007, as the accompanist for the Mary Green Singers, performs at a concert A Night at the Proms.
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18 Apr 2008, performs at his neice Jennie's wedding. He played Widor's Toccata.
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Updated 19 Jan 2015