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OCTOBER 2016
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.

October 2 – Sunday

5.15 pm. Simon Jacobs (New Haven, 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

October 4 – Tuesday

7.00 pm. Sacred Sounds at St. Paul's. Alessandro Pittorino (Perth, Australia), organ. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, Columbus Ave./60th St. Free. 212-265-3495 x345. Handicapped accessible facility

October 9 – Sunday

5.15 pm. Brink Bush (Boston, Mass.), 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

October 13 – Thursday

7.00 pm. The Three Organists Spectacular. Jennifer Pascual (Dir. of Music), Daniel Brondel (Assoc. Dir. of Music), and Michael Hey (Assist. Dir. of Music). Works by Dove, Wagner, Ben-Haim, Granados, Manari, Tcherepnin, Alain, and Rachmaninoff. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x788. Handicapped accessible facility

October 16 – Sunday

3.00 pm. "France en Musique". Student from Mannes College and Andrew Henderson, organ. As part of an annual city-wide festival showcasing students and faculty from Mannes College—The New School for Music, theprogram features piano and chamber works by Franck, Saint-Saëns, Debussy, Ravel, Honegger and Messiaen, Franck’s Pièce Héroïque, Poulenc’s “Sonata for Flute & Piano,” and songs by Fauré and Satie. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $20; $15 Seniors 62+/Students; Children 12 & under: free. 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.00 pm. Alan Morrison (Philadelphia, Pa.), organ. J.S. Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565; Johann Bernhard Bach: Ciaccona in B-flat Major; Widor: Trois Nouvelles, op. 87; Duruflé: Scherzo, op. 2; Harold Stover: Mountain Music; Anne Wilson: Toccata. Church of the Resurrection, 119 E. 74th St. $10 genereal; $5 students & seniors. 212-879-4320.

5.15 pm. Jacob Street (North Reading, Mass.), 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

October 18 – Tuesday

12.30 – 1.00 pm. Midday Music Concerts. Maria Rayzvasser, organ. Music of Schumann, Widor, Bach, and Vierne. Church of the Transfiguration (Episcopal), 1 East 29th St. Suggested donation: $5. 917-825-7504. Handicapped accessible facility

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Organ Student from The Juilliard School, New York City. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

October 23 – Sunday

5.00 pm. Daniel Ficarri (New York City), 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. Simon Leach (Manchester, 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

October 25 – Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Marie Rubis Bauer (Omaha, Neb.), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

October 29 – Saturday

3.00 pm. Walter Hilse (New York City), organ. J.S. Bach: Canzona in D Minor, BWV 588; Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch, BWV 769; Trio Sonata IV, E Minor, BWV 528; Frescobaldi: Toccata at the Elevation from Messa delli Apostoli; Widor: Symphonie Gothique (complete). St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Ave./54th St. $20 (general); $15 (Seniors/Students/AGO members). 212-935-2200. Handicapped accessible facility

October 30 – Sunday

3.00 pm. A Halloween Duo Organ Recital. Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music & Organist) and Mary Huff (Assoc. Dir. of Music), organists. Arrangements and original repertoire for 2- and 4-hands includes Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre”, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, and works by P. D. Q. Bach, Mulet, Gottfried Federlein and Petr Eben. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. $20; $15 Seniors 62+/Students; Children 12 & under: free. 212-288-8920.

3.15 pm. Marko Pranic (Rochester, N.Y.), organ. Works by Lang, J.S. Bach, Hanff, Widor, Vierne, and Lefébure-Wely. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Larry J. Long (New York City), organ. (Following Choral Evensong at 4.00 pm.) Works by J.S. Bach, Larry J. Long, Messiaen, Alain, and Boëlmann. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Free. 212-316-7540. Handicapped accessible facility

5.00 pm. Michael Kaminski, organ. Presented by Brooklyn Chapter AGO. Works by Franck, Widor, Saint-Saëns, and others. St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, 225 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn. $20 (general), $10 (students/seniors).

5.15 pm. Janet Yieh (New York City), 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. Ishmael Wallace provides live organ accompaniment to "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the 1923 silent film starring Lon Chaney. Doors open and refreshments at 7.00 pm. Costumes welcome. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 521 W. 126th St./btwn Amsterdam Ave. and Old Broadway. 212.864.4013. $20 tickets support St. Mary's and its hunger & homelessness missions.

October 31 – Monday

4.00 pm. Halloween Organ Spooktacular. Helga Bartus, organ. The Reformed Church of Bronxville, 180 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, N.Y. Free. 914 377-6776. Handicapped accessible facility