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February 2012
Enjoy organ music in its infinite variety each week on PIPEDREAMS from American Public Media, heard Sundays at Midnight on Classical WQXR-105.9 FM, New York City. PIPEDREAMS is also available OnDemand at www.pipedreams.org. For more information: www.wqxr.org/programs/pipedreams.

Unless otherwise noted, each event is in Manhattan.

February 2 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

5.30 pm. James Kennerley (Organist & Music Dir.), organ. (Precedes Solemn Pontifical Mass at 6.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

February 5 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music), organ. A solo recital to feature MAPC’s colorful, newly restored Casavant organ, which also celebrates its 50th Birthday. The program will include Bach masterworks including the Fantasia & Fugue in G minor and Toccata in F, and Durufle’s Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $15 ($10 students & seniors). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

4.30 pm. Ben Sheen (The Juilliard School), organ. Program includes works by Vierne and Duruflé. (Precedes Solemn Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

4.30 pm. Claudia Dumschat (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Solemn Evensong & Procession at 5.00 pm.) St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Ave./ W. 87th St. Free. 212-580-3326.

5.00 pm. Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity. Bach Choir and Players; Rick Erickson, Cantor. Cantata 95: Christus, der ist mein Leben. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free-will offering. 212-877-6815. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Alistair Reid (Greenwich, Conn.), 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

February 9 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

February 10 — Friday

8.00 pm. Winter Mini-Festival. ARTEK Early music ensemble. Gwendolyn Toth, director; featuring Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano; Ryland Angel, countertenor; Cynthia Freivogel, violin leader. Music of Johann Rosenmüller. Solo cantatas and instrumental music. St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Avenue/87th St. Tickets: $40, $20 ($30, $10, students & seniors). 212-866-0468.

February 11 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Second Saturday Organ Series. (Preceding Mass at 5.15 pm). American Idyll (Concert II). Gail Archer, organ. Second of five concerts featuring music by American women (living composers) and men over the last 100 years. This concert features works by Leo Sowerby, Richard Wilson, Ned Rorem, Judith Lang Zaimont and WIlliam Bolcum. Church of Saint Agnes, 143 E. 43rd St. (Lexington/Third Aves.). Sugg. donation: $10. 412-951-7441. Handicapped accessible facility

8.00 pm. Winter Mini-Festival. ARTEK Early music ensemble. Gwendolyn Toth, director. Music of Johann Rosenmüller. Vespers in the Grand Venitian Style. Eight singers, strings, historical brass and winds. With members of Piffaro and guest Michael Collver, cornetto. St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Avenue/87th St. Tickets: $40, $20 ($30, $10, students & seniors). 212-866-0468.

February 12 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord & piano. Original works for the harpsichord by Corelli, Dandrieu, Loeilly, Lully, Rameau, Scarlatti, and Johann Schobert, followed by their transcriptions for piano from Leopold Godowsky’s “Renaissance” book. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $15 ($10 students & seniors). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. Great Music at St. Bart's. Tarab Sacred Music Ensemble will play Sufi music from Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. Tarab comprises five musicians who sing and play acoustic instruments (nay, oud, buzuq, frame drums and riq) from the Middle East, as well as a whirling dervish who dances along to the music. St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave./51st St. Tickets: $25 ($15 students & seniors). 212-378-0248. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Celebrating Messiaen. Larry J. Long (Organist & Choirmaster), organ. Excerpts from Messiaen’s great organ works on the 20th anniversary year of the composer’s death. The Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal), 1393 York Ave./East 74th St. Free. (212) 737-2720.

4.40 pm. Nicholas Bideler (Kansas City, Mo.), organ. (Precedes Solemn Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity. Bach Choir and Players; Rick Erickson, Cantor. Cantata 17: Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free-will offering. 212-877-6815. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Henrik Bo Hansen (Klampenborg, Denmark), 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

February 14 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Boyd Jones (DeLand, Fla.), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

February 16 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

February 17 — Friday

7.30 pm. Paul-Martin Maki, organ. J.S. Bach: Toccata in E Major, BWV 566; Sweelinck: Variations on “Sol es sein”; Hindemith: Sonata 1; Mendelssohn: Prelude and Fugue in E (arr. W.T. Best); and sections of Widor: Symphony VIII. Church of the Transfiguration ("The Little Church Around the Corner"), 1 E. 29th St. (betw. Fifth & Madison Aves.). $25 ($15 students & seniors). 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

February 19 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Bertrand Giraud, piano. Works by C.P.E. Bach, Liszt and Rachmaninoff. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $15 ($10 students & seniors). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. David McCarthy and Christopher Deibert, organ. Duo Organ Improvisation Recital. St. Mary's RC Church, 256 Augusta St., South Amboy. N.J. $15. 732-261-8979. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Bernadette Hoke and Daniel Kirk-Foster, pianists; Diego Innocenzi (Switzerland), organ. Chamber music of Vierne & Dupré, and organ music of Betiste, Dubois, and Beethoven. Brick Presbyterian Church, Park Ave./91st Street. Presidents Day Conference Event: Free to NYC Chapter AGO members; general: $15. 212-289-4400, ext. 231. Handicapped accessible facility

4.40 pm. Vaughn Mauren (Bronxville, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Solemn Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

4.45 pm. Joseph Arndt (Newark, N.J.), organ. Cathedral of St. Patrick, Fifth Avenue/51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x245. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity. Bach Choir and Players; Rick Erickson, Cantor. Cantata 177: Ich ruf zu dir,Herr Jesu Christ. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free-will offering. 212-877-6815. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. John Scott (Organist & Dir. of Music), 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

8.00 pm. Stephen Tharp, organ. International Performer of the Year Award. Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Presidents Day Conference Event: Free to NYC Chapter AGO members; general: $15. 212-869-5830 x 24.

February 20 — Monday (Presidents Day)

8.00 pm. Clarion Choir; Steven Fox, conductor; with Diego Innocenzi, organ & chamber ensemble. Church of the Ascension, Fifth Ave./10th Street. Presidents Day Conference Event: Free to NYC Chapter AGO members; general: $35. 212-358-7060. Handicapped accessible facility

February 23 — Thursday

11.00 am. Organ Performance Class. Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept. Paul Hall – The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St./Broadway. Free. 212-769-7406. Handicapped accessible facility

February 26 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Casavant Organ 50th Birthday Celebration Concert. Saint Andrew Chorale & Orchestra; Andrew Henderson, Mary Huff & John Weaver, organists & conductors. Poulenc: Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani; John Weaver: Three Songs of Isaiah (world premiere performance); Ottorino Respighi: Suite in G major for Organ & Strings; plus works by Seth Bingham & Johannes Brahms. The program features works performed at the inaugural concert of the instrument on March 4, 1962, in addition to a work by MAPC’s Director of Music & Organist Emeritus, John Weaver, commissioned in celebration of the occasion. A birthday reception will follow! Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $25 ($20 students & seniors). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. Jonathon Hampton, baritone; Joseph Arndt, piano. Negro Spirituals: Songs of Trial & Triumph. Grace Church, 950 Broad Street, Newark, N.J. Free-will offering. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. David Baskeyfield, organ. Buxtehude: Praeludium in F# Minor; Mozart: Adagio and Allegro in F; Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E minor; Liszt: Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H; Vierne: Naiades and "Final" from Symphony No. 6; other short works, and an improvisation. First Presbyterian Church, 1 East Passaic Ave., Rutherford, N.J. Free (free-will offering). 201-438-3569. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Olivier Latry, organ. Works by Reger, Franck, Tournemire, Franck, Vierne, Dupré, Cochereau, Heiller and an Improvisation. St. Peter's by the Sea Episcopal Church, 500 S. Country Rd., Bay Shore, N.Y. $10 adults, $8 students & seniors. 631-665-0051. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Daniel Harn (Sugar Hill, Ga.), 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

February 28 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Organ Student (TBA) from Cleveland Institute of Music. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

February 29 — Wednesday

6.15 pm. Stainer's The Crucifixion. The Schola Cantorum of Saint Agnes, James D. Wetzel, Organist & Choirmaster. Church of Saint Agnes, 143 E. 43rd St. (Lexington/Third Aves.). Sugg. donation: $20/15. 412-951-7441. Handicapped accessible facility

 

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