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March 2014
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.

March 1 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

March 2 — Sunday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Alistair Reid (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Works by Elgar, S.S. Wesley, Muhly, Hovland, and Vierne. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Stephen Buzard (Assist. Organist), 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

March 4 — Tuesday

12.30–1.00 pm. Music at Midday. Joseph Arndt (Dir. of Music), organ. Music of Olivier Messiaen. Grace Church (Episcopal), 950 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Free. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

March 5 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

March 8 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.30 pm. Second Saturday Organ Series: Jared Lamenzo (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Preceding Mass at 5.15 pm). Church of Saint Agnes, 143 E. 43rd St. (Lexington/Third Aves.). Sugg. donation: $10. 412-951-7441. Handicapped accessible facility

March 9 — Sunday

2.00 pm. Cameron Carpenter, organ. Unveiling Concert of International Touring Organ built by Marshall & Ogeltree LLC, and played from a five-manual console built by R.A. Colby Organbuilders. The concerts at 2.00 and 7.00 pm, each with different programs, feature music by Bach, Bernstein, Demessieux, Dupré, Scriabin, Vaughan Williams and many others, including the world premiere performance of Cameron’s Music For An Imaginary Film (2013). Alice Tully Hall, Broadway/65th St. Tickets: $35-$200. ($100 and $200 ticketholders have access to additional private events and a champagne reception). 212-721-6500. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Raymond Nagem (Assoc. Organist), 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. Patrick Scott (Charlotte, N.C.), 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

6.00 pm. Colin Lynch (Boston, Mass.), organ. (Following Bach Vespers at 5.00 pm). Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free. 212-877-6815.

7.00 pm. Cameron Carpenter, organ. Unveiling Concert of International Touring Organ built by Marshall & Ogeltree LLC, and played from a five-manual console built by R.A. Colby Organbuilders. The concerts at 2.00 and 7.00 pm, each with different programs, feature music by Bach, Bernstein, Demessieux, Dupré, Scriabin, Vaughan Williams and many others, including the world premiere performance of Cameron’s Music For An Imaginary Film (2013). Alice Tully Hall, Broadway/65th St. Tickets: $35-$200. ($100 and $200 ticketholders have access to additional private events and a champagne reception). 212-721-6500. Handicapped accessible facility

March 11 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Brennan Szafron (Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C.). Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

12.30–1.00 pm. Music at Midday. Joshua Stafford (Morristown, N.J.), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 950 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Free. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

March 12 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

1.15 pm. Pipes at One. Christopher Jennings (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

March 13 — Thursday

12.00 pm. Lenten Organ Recital Series. Gregory Zelek (The Juilliard School), organ. A half-hour recital at noon is followed by a light lunch at 12.30. Hitchcock Presbyterian Church, 6 Greenacres Ave., Scarsdale, N.Y. (at Metro-North Hartsdale Station). Recital and lunch are free; a free-will offering is accepted. 914-723-3311. Handicapped accessible facility

1.15 pm. Stop-In Recital Series. Peter Stoltzfus Berton (West Hartford, Conn.), organ. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free. 212-877-6815.

March 15 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

March 16 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. Organ Plus! Nancianne Parrella, organ; Jorge Ávila, violin; Victoria Drake, harp; and Arthur Fiacco, cello. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Park Ave./84th St. $20. 212-288-2520. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Marijim Thoene (Ann Arbor, Mich.), 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. Lenten Organ Vespers. Mark Bighley (Tulsa, Okla.), organ. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free. 212-877-6815.

5.15 pm. Richard Webb (Baton Rouge, La.), 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

March 18 — Tuesday

12.30–1.00 pm. Music at Midday. Joseph Arndt (Dir. of Music), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 950 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Free. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

7.00 pm. Joseph Adam (Seattle, Wash.), organ and piano. Works by Franck, Liszt and Vierne. Brick Presbyterian Church, Park Ave./91st St. $10. 212-289-440 x231.

March 19 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

1.15 pm. Pipes at One. Mark Pacoe (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

March 20 — Thursday

12.00 pm. Lenten Organ Recital Series. Janet Yieh (The Juilliard School), organ. A half-hour recital at noon is followed by a light lunch at 12.30. Hitchcock Presbyterian Church, 6 Greenacres Ave., Scarsdale, N.Y. (at Metro-North Hartsdale Station). Recital and lunch are free; a free-will offering is accepted. 914-723-3311. Handicapped accessible facility

March 22 — Saturday

12.00 pm. If Music Be the Food...A dozen soloists (N.J.) and Gregg Patruno (New York, N.Y.), organ, piano, cello, tuba, flute, clarinet, handbells, vocals, and more. J.S. Bach Mini-Festival to benefit Rutherford Food Pantry. Free concert featuring the music of Bach for his birthday weekend, with free box lunch ("Bach's lunch") during intermission while supplies last. First Presbyterian Church, 1 E. Passaic Ave. (corner of Park & Ridge, near NJT train or bus), Rutherford, N.J. Free-will offering of nonperishable food items or cash donation. 201-438-3569. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. David Ball (The Juilliard School), organ. Senior recital. St. Malachy's Church – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

March 23 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. Works by J.S. Bach: Passacaglia in C minor; Toccata, Adagio & Fugue; Trio Sonata No. 1 in E-flat; Pièce d’Orgue; and a selection of favorite chorale preludes and transcriptions. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. Sugg. donation: $20, $15 (students & 62+). 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Paolo Bordignon (New York, N.Y.), 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. Lenten Organ Vespers. Rick Erickson (Cantor), organ. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park West/65th St. Free. 212-877-6815.

5.15 pm. Simon Morley (Tampa, Fla.), 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

March 25 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Student from University of Oklahoma (Norman, Okla.). Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

12.30–1.00 pm. Music at Midday. Joseph Arndt (Dir. of Music), organ. Marian Music: Celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation. Grace Church (Episcopal), 950 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Free. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

5.30 pm. Christopher Creaghan (New York, N.Y.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 6.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

8:00 pm. Organ Department Recital. "The Organ as Chamber Music Partner." Students of Paul Jacobs, Chair of Organ Dept., The Juilliard School. Works by Bach, Grandjany, Hakim, Hovhaness, Koetsier, Mozart, Rheinberger. http://juilliard.edu/organ2014. Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 W. 69th St. Free. 212-799-1259. Handicapped accessible facility

March 26 — Wednesday

1.10 pm. Gregory Eaton (Dir. of Music), organist. St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St./Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

1.15 pm. Pipes at One. James Wetzel (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

March 27 — Thursday

12.00 pm. Lenten Organ Recital Series. Ryan Kennedy (The Juilliard School), organ. A half-hour recital at noon is followed by a light lunch at 12.30. Hitchcock Presbyterian Church, 6 Greenacres Ave., Scarsdale, N.Y. (at Metro-North Hartsdale Station). Recital and lunch are free; a free-will offering is accepted. 914-723-3311. Handicapped accessible facility

March 29 — Saturday

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

March 30 — Sunday

3.00 pm. David Macfarlane (Dir. of Music), organ. Benefit recital for the church's music program. Gigout: Grand chœur dialogué; J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor; Widor: Symphonie romane; Bovet: Hamburger totentanz; Sowerby: Pageant. First Presbyterian Church, 150 E. Palisade Ave., Englewood, N.J. $20, $10 (students). 201-568-7373.

4.00 pm. Anthony Rispo, organ. Franck: Piece Héroïque; Schumann: Innig, Op. 56, no. IV; J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543; Widor: Andante sostenuto; Elgar: Allegro maestoso, Op. 28 in G Major; Rispo: Daydream, Op. 1; Sowerby: Pageant. Fordham University Church, 441 E. Fordham Rd., Bronx. Free. 718-817-4504. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Weekend Organ Meditation. Played by Patrick Allen (Organist & Master of Choristers) or Phillip Lamb (Organ Scholar), organ. Grace Church (Episcopal), 802 Broadway/10th St. Free, or bring a dry good to help feed the homeless. 212-254-2000. Handicapped accessible facility

4.30 pm. George Lacey (Cambridge, UK), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

5.00 pm. Stuart Forster (Cambridge, Mass.), 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. Robert Woolley (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