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Basilica of St. Josaphat [edit]
2333 S. 6th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 645-5623
www.thebasilica.org/
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The Basilica of St. Josaphat, built between 1897 and 1901, is undoubtedly one of the city's loveliest churches. The neo-Renaissance cruciform (cross-shaped) building is rumored to have the sixth largest dome in the world, larger than that of the Taj Mahal.

The Li'l Friar Gift Shop, 622 W. Lincoln Ave., offers basilica memorabilia along with a selection of religious gifts and items. They can be reached at (414) 902-3521.
 
Upcoming events

Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016
Joy! Christmas in the Basilica

This ever-popular event, named to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “Fifteen Top Holiday Concerts in Milwaukee” list in 2015, will once again fill the Basilica of St. Josaphat. Performed by Bel Canto and accompanied by Kevin Bailey on the organ and Stained Glass Brass, this year’s concert includes the premiere of a work by Christian Ellenwood along with the traditional carols and songs of the season that people have come to know and love. Make this annual experience part of your holiday tradition. To buy tickets, visit our website at www.belcanto.org or call the Bel Canto Chorus box office at (414) 481-8801. Ticket prices range from $18.50 to $60.50.

Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016
Joy! Christmas in the Basilica

Please join Bel Canto Chorus for a performance of traditional carols and songs of the season in the beautiful Basilica of St. Josaphat. The concert will also feature Kevin Bailey on the organ, Stained Glass Brass, and the premiere of a work by composer Christian Ellenwood. To buy tickets, visit our website at www.belcanto.org or call the Bel Canto Chorus box office at (414) 481-8801. Ticket prices range from $18.50 to $60.50.

Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 10, 2016
Joy! Christmas in the Basilica

This ever-popular event, named to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “Fifteen Top Holiday Concerts in Milwaukee” list in 2015, will once again fill the Basilica of St. Josaphat. Performed by Bel Canto and accompanied by Kevin Bailey on the organ and Stained Glass Brass, this year’s concert includes the premiere of a work by Christian Ellenwood along with the traditional carols and songs of the season that people have come to know and love. Make this annual experience part of your holiday tradition.

Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016
Bel Canto Chorus presents: Joy- Christmas at the Basilica

This ever-popular event, named to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “Fifteen Top Holiday Concerts in Milwaukee” list in 2015, will once again fill the Basilica of St. Josaphat. Performed by Bel Canto and accompanied by Kevin Bailey on the organ and Stained Glass Brass, this year’s concert includes the premiere of a work by Christian Ellenwood along with the traditional carols and songs of the season that people have come to know and love. Make this annual experience part of your holiday tradition.

Dec. 16, 2016 - Dec. 18, 2016
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - Handel's Messiah

Handel's glorious Messiah returns once again to the MSO. Experience some of the most beautiful sacred music ever written with conductor Ben Gernon, our world-class musicians, the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus and acclaimed guest soloists.



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