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APRIL 2016
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Unless otherwise noted, each event is in Manhattan.

April 2 – Saturday

7.30 pm. John A. Wolfe, organ. Doctoral recital. Guilain: Suite du quatrième ton; Sweelinck: Variations on "Ballo del Granduca," SwWV 319; Variations on "Est-ce Mars," SwWV 321; Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Organ Sonata, Op. 65, No. 4; Reger: Tokkata und Fuge, Op. 59, Nos. 5 & 6; Franck: Pièce Héroïque, M.37. All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Ave./80th St. Free. 717-253-2886. Handicapped accessible facility

April 3 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Music on Madison. Anthony Newman, organ; Margaret Mills, piano; Westerlund String Quartet. Works by Anthony Newman (Fugue on B-A-C-H (1987); Fantasia on Te Deum; Easter Quintet); and works by Brahms and Bach. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $25 ($20 students & seniors 62+), children 12 & under free. 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. Brent te Velde, organ. Works by Liszt, Howells, Mendelssohn, Franck, Reger. First Presbyterian Church of Rutherford, Rutherford, N.J. Free-will donation. 201-438-3569.

3.15 pm. Sergio Militello (Florence, Italy), organ. (Preceding 4:00 Mass.) St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Christopher Marks (Lincoln, Neb.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. David Phillips (London, UK), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

April 5 – Tuesday

12.30 – 1.00 pm. Midday Music Concerts. Henry Lee (Astoria, N.Y.), organ. Works by Bach, Mendelssohn and Reger. Church of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Sugg. donation: $5. 917-825-7504. Handicapped accessible facility

6.00 pm. Ryan Kennedy, organ. An all-Reger program, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the composer's death. Paul Recital Hall – The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza. Free. 212-799-5000. Handicapped accessible facility

April 7 – Thursday

7.30 pm. Mahler's Symphony No. 8. David Briggs (Toronto, Canada), organ; Sara Murphy, mezzo-soprano; Adam Lau, bass, and solosts from the Manhattan School of Music. In place of an orchestra, this performance will feature the world premiere of a new organ transcription by David Briggs. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets $25 online or at the door. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

April 8 – Friday

7.00 pm. Peter Krasinski (Boston, Mass.), organ. Silent Film – The Ten Commandments. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

April 10 – Sunday

3.15 pm. Arthur LaMirande (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Preceding 4:00 Mass.) St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Calvert Johnson (Big Canoe, Ga.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Anthony Williams (Nashville, Tenn.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

April 11 – Monday

8.00 pm. Stephen Tharp (New York City), organ. Centennial of the Casavant-Organ Clearing House organ. Works by Duruflé, J.S. Bach, Bruce Simonds, Bossi, Reger, Pamela Decker, George Baker, & Anthony Newman. Church of the Resurrection, 119 E. 74th St. $20 ($10 students). 212-535-9666 x31.

April 12 – Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Jeremy David Tarrant (Detroit, Mich.), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

April 16 – Saturday

2.00 pm. Complete Bach Organ Works Series. Recital 3 of 5: Concertos, Partitas and Trios. Benjamin Sheen (Acting Director of Music), organ. St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

April 17 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. David Enlow (New York, N.Y.) organ. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Park Ave./84th St. $20. 212-288-2520. Handicapped accessible facility

3.15 pm. Louis Lawrence Perazza (Wilmington, Del.), organ. (Preceding 4:00 Mass.) St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Jake Street (Norwalk, Conn.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Organ Department Recital. Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Christ Church, 5 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, N.J. Free admission. 732-545-6262. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Steven Patchel (Wilmington, Del.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

April 19 – Tuesday

12.30 – 1.00 pm. Midday Music Concerts. Stephen Rumpf (New York, N.Y.), organ. Masterworks by J.S. Bach. Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, and other works. Church of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Sugg. donation: $5. 917-825-7504. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Raymond Nagem (Associate Organist), organ. Program of German organ works by Mozart (Overture to Die Zauberflöte), Hindemith (Sonata III), J.S. Bach (Toccata in F Major), and Karg-Elert (Symphony for Organ in F-sharp Minor, Op. 143). Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets $25 online or at the door. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

April 24 – Sunday

3.15 pm. Anthony Hammond (Cirencester, UK), organ. (Preceding 4:00 Mass.) St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Bryan Dunnewald (Philadelphia, Pa.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Ryan Kennedy (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. 212-757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

April 26 – Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Student TBA from Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

April 29 – Friday

7.30 pm. Organ Inaugural Series. Diane Bish (Bloomington, Ind.), organ. Third of three inaugural recitals on the IV/100 organ, Opus 20 of Glück Pipe Organs. Marble Collegiate Church, Fifth Ave./1 W. 29th St. $25 ($20 students & seniors). 212-686-2770. Handicapped accessible facility