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May 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.

May 2 — Friday

7.00 pm. Gregory Zelek (The Juilliard School), organ. Senior recital. Works by Bach, Elgar, Karg-Elert, Reger, Demessieux, Mozart. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). Free. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Johann Vexo (Paris, France), organ. The organ works of Maurice Duruflé. Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, 2020 Foster Ave./Ocean Ave., Brooklyn. Advance Tickets: $17 ($20 at the door). 718-434-2090. Handicapped accessible facility

May 3 — 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

May 4 — Sunday

3.00 pm. Adrienne Pavur, organ. First Presbyterian Church, 1 E. Passaic Ave., Rutherford, N.J. Free-will offering. 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

4.40 pm. Bryan Anderson (Princeton, N.J.), 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. Chelsea Chen (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

5.15 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

May 6 — Tuesday

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

May 7 — 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 Creaghan (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

2.30 pm. Paul Vasile (New York, N.Y.), organ. 45-minute concert on the 1830 Thomas Appleton pipe organ in the North Balcony of the André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave./82nd St. Free with museum admission. 212-570-3949. Handicapped accessible facility

May 10 — Saturday

2.00 pm. Michael Hey (The Juilliard School), organ. Masters degree recital. Works by Bach, Demessieux, Dupré. Ravel, and others. Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

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: David Ball (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

May 11 — 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

4.40 pm. Joseph Russell (Princeton, N.J.), 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. James D. Hicks (Morristown, N.J.), 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. Chuyoung Suter (Gaithersburg, Md.), 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

May 13 — Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Letizia Romiti (Alessandria, Italy). Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

7.30 pm. Raymond Nagem (The Juilliard School), organ. Doctoral recital. Mozart: Fantasia in F minor, K.608; Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, et Choral varié sur le Veni Creator, Op. 4; Buxtehude: Praeludium in F-sharp minor, BuxVW 146; Ravel: "Passacaille" from Piano Trio, trans. Michael T. C. Hey; Karg-Elert: Sonatina in A minor, Op. 74. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

8.00 pm. Daniel Roth (Paris, France), organ. Church of the Resurrection, 119 E. 74th St. (Park/Lexington). $25 ($15 students & seniors). 212-535-9666 x31.

May 14 — 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. Janet Yieh (Assistant Organist), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

7:30 pm. Jeremy Filsell (Washington, D.C.), piano, and Nigel Potts (Organist & Choirmaster), organ. Rachmaninov's First Piano Concerto for piano and organ duo, plus Sonata Eroica by Joseph Jongen (Jeremy Filsell). Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 W. 69th St. Free. 212-799-1259. Handicapped accessible facility

May 17 — 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

7.30 pm. Janette Fishell (Bloomington, Ind.), organ; Julie Fishell (Chapel Hill, N.C.), actress. Presentation of the Paul Creston Award 2014. St. Malachy's – The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. (betw. Broadway & 8th Ave). $$$. 212-489-1340, x131. Handicapped accessible facility

May 18 — 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

4.00 pm. Joseph Arndt (Dir. of Music), organ. Messiaen: Les Corps Glorieux. Abstract artist Wes Sherman displays his paintings inspired by the music of Messiaen. Grace Church, 950 Broad St., Newark, N.J. Free-will offering. 973-623-1733. Handicapped accessible facility

4.40 pm. David Shuler (New York, N.Y.), 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. Ray Nagem (Assoc. Organist), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) A program based on the chant Veni Creator. Rütti: Veni Creator; Greni: Veni Creator; Pachelbel: Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist; J.S. Bach: Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist, BWV 667; Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, et Choral varié sur le Veni Creator, Op. 4. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Eugenio Maria Fagiani (Bergamo, Italy), 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

May 20 — Tuesday

12.30–1.00 pm. Midday Music Concerts. Christopher Jennings, organ. Music of J.S. Bach and Henry Martin. Church of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Sugg. donation: $5. 212-684-4174.

May 21 — 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. Gail Archer (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

May 24 — 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

May 25 — 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

4.40 pm. Michael Levitt (Philadelphia, Penn.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 5.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

May 28 — 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. Larry J. Long (New York, N.Y.), organ. Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall St. Free. 212-602-9633. Handicapped accessible facility

May 29 — Thursday (Ascension Day)

5.30 pm. Brink Bush (Beverly Farms, Mass.), organ. (Precedes Evensong & Benediction at 6.00 pm.) Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46th St. Free. 212-869-5830.

May 30 — Friday

6.00 pm. Christopher Jennings (Assoc. Organist), piano and organ; Alex Liedtke, oboe. Bach: Sonata in G minor for oboe/keyboard; Trio 5 in C for organ; Bozza: Fantasie Pastorale for oboe and piano; Henry Martin: Prelude and Fugue in D; Duruflé: Sicilienne; Malcolm Arnold: Sonatina for Oboe & Piano; Messiaen: Transports de Joie. St. James' Church (Episcopal), 865 Madison Ave./71st St. Free. 212.774.4204.