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OCTOBER 2017
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 1 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. Works by Franck (Trois Chorals) and J. S. Bach. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. Tickets: $25, $20 students & seniors 62+, Children 12 & under, free. 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3.15 pm. Vincent Carr (Bloomington, Ind.), organ. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Mona Rozhdestvenskyte (Detmold, Germany), 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 – Wednesday

12.00 pm. Matthew Koraus (Huntington, N.Y.), organ. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St., Newark, N.J. Freewill offering. 973-484-2400. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Craig Cramer (Notre Dame, Ind.), organ. J.S. Bach: Passacaglia et thema fugatum in C Minor, BWV 58; Ethel Smyth: Prelude and Fugue on O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid; Toni Zahnbrecker: Introduction, Scherzo und Fuge on B-E-A-T-E; Lynn Trapp: Salutation, Petition, and Acclamation on Salve Regina; Dandrieu: Noël à minuit fut un Reveil; Fauchard: Le Mystère de Noël. Fordham University Church, Fordham University, 441 E. Fordham Rd., The Bronx. Free. 718-817-4504. Handicapped accessible facility

October 8 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Mark Herman (Los Angeles, Calif.), organ. LIU Schwartz Athletic Center (orig. Brooklyn Paramount Theatre), 385 Flatbush Ave. Ext./DeKalb Ave., Brooklyn. Sponsored by New York Theatre Organ Society. This is the last chance to hear the organ in the BEST acoustics it has ever had before the Paramount Theatre is renovated back to a performance center. The theatre will be closed for 2 years during the construction. Tickets: $15 General; $10 NYTOS Members & Seniors. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Virginia Bolena (Staunton, Va.), 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 10 – Tuesday

12.30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Werner Parecker (Kiel, Germany), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

7.00 pm. Sacred Sounds at St. Paul's. Daniel Ficarri (New York City), organ. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, Columbus Ave./60th St. Free. 212-265-3495 x345. Handicapped accessible facility

October 11 – Wednesday

12.00 pm. Joseph Ripka (Stonington, Conn.), organ. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St., Newark, N.J. Freewill offering. 973-484-2400. Handicapped accessible facility

October 15 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Students from Mannes College, with Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music & Organist), organ. Part of the city-wide festival showcasing students and faculty from Mannes College—The New School for Music. Keyboard works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Lowell Liebermann; Bruch’s Kol Nidre; songs by John Harbison; and Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. Tickets: $25, $20 students & seniors 62+, Children 12 & under, free. 212-288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Jason Roberts (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

October 18 – Wednesday

12.00 pm. Clara Gerdes (Philadelphia, Pa.), organ. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St., Newark, N.J. Freewill offering. 973-484-2400. Handicapped accessible facility

October 19 – Thursday

7.00 pm. Three Organists Spectacular. Jennifer Pascual (Dir. of Music), Daniel Brondel (Assoc. Dir. of Music), and Michael Hey (Assoc. Dir. of Music). St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Freewill offering. 212-753-2261 x788. Handicapped accessible facility

October 22 – Sunday

3.00 pm. Kent Tritle (New York City), organ. St. Ignatius Loyola R.C. Church, 980 Park Ave./84th St. Tickets: $15 (before Sept. 1); $25 (after Sept. 1). 212-288-2520. Handicapped accessible facility

3.15 pm. Christopher Henley (Birmingham, Ala.), organ. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

4.00 pm. Organized Rhythm: Clive Driskill-Smith, organ; Joseph Gramley, percussion. Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man; Susman: Haskalah; Ives: Variations on America; Creston: Meditation; Copland: Hoe-Down; Holst/Eddins: "Mars," "Venus," "Jupiter," and "Pluto" from The Planets. Rye Presbyterian Church, 882 Boston Post Rd., Rye, N.Y. Free. 914-967-0842, ext. 16. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Jung-A Lee (Newport Beach, Calif.), 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 24 – Tuesday

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

October 25 – Wednesday

7.30 pm. David Baskeyfield (Rochester, N.Y.), organ. St. Agnes Cathedral, 29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre, N.Y. Freewill offering. 516-764-9578 ext 203. Handicapped accessible facility

October 29 – Sunday

3.15 pm. Alistair Reid (New York City), organ. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Ave./51st St. Free. 212-753-2261 x787. Handicapped accessible facility

5.15 pm. Clara Gerdes (Philadelphia, Penn.), 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