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Music in a Great Space, the concert series at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, presents the Jade Piano Trio on Friday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Comprised of violinist Dawn Posey, cellist Katya Janpoladyan, and pianist Ellen Fast, the Jade Piano Trio will perform works by Rebecca Clarke, Kenji Bunch, Schubert, and Shostakovich.

No tickets are necessary to attend the concert; donations will be appreciated.

The Music in a Great Space concert series is a memorial to Lydia Schulze Saul, made possible by a generous act of her son, William E. Saul, upon his death in 1995. For more information on the Music in a Great Space series, call 412.682.4300, or visit www.shadysidepres.org.

Shadyside Presbyterian Church is centrally located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s university district, just a few blocks away from the campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. The church is situated on the corner of Amberson Avenue and Westminster Place, only one block off Fifth Avenue. Free on-street parking is available surrounding the church. The church is wheelchair-accessible.

The Brazilian Voices under the direction of world-renowned Brazilian singers and songwriters, Beatriz Malnic and Loren Oliveira, will be the featured performers at the Friends of the Boca Raton Library Sunday Matinee Music Series on Sunday, October 7, 3pm. Brazilian Voices is a non-profit musical organization of up to 34 women who sing Brazilian and international music for concerts, educational and philanthropic events in hospitals, chemotherapy infusion unit and nursing homes. Known as 12-time winner of the Brazilian International Press Award for Outstanding Brazilian

Musical Group.

The group has released 7 CDs and performed around the world for the past 15 years, including cities such as Barcelona, Madrid, Mexico, New York and London, in addition to more than 500 performances in South Florida, reaching 13,000 people yearly.

In addition, Broward County has proclaimed September 15th to be "Brazilian Voices Day” every year, for its positive contribution to the community.

What: Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert

When: Sunday, October 7, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Where: Cathedral of St. Patrick, 1621 Dilworth Road E, Charlotte, NC, 28203

Tickets + Info: Please contact the church at 704.334.2283 or visit StPatricks.org

Program:

Praeludium in g minor BWV 149  Dieterich Buxtehude  (1637-1707)

An Wasserflussen Babylon BWV 653 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata et Fuga in D minor (Dorian) BWV 538 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

 Sechs Fugen Uber den Namen Bach Op. 60, No. 5  Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Prelude for Organ in F Major Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

Sechs Fugen Uber den Namen Bach Op. 60, No. 6   Robert Schumann

Dust and Shadow  Judith Shatin  (b. 1949) **Commissioned by Gail Archer, Fall, 2017** 

Elegy Mary Howe (1882-1964)

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott Op. 27 Max Reger (1873-1916)

 

About Gail Archer:

Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor, and lecturer who draws attention to composer anniversaries or musical themes with her annual recital series including Max Reger, The Muse’s Voice, An American Idyll, Liszt, Bach, Mendelssohn, and Messiaen.  Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen for the centennial of the composer’s birth in 2008; Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as “Best of 2008” of classical music and opera.  Her recordings include her September 2017 CD A Russian Journey,  The Muse’s Voice, Franz Liszt:  A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent GeniusAn American Idyll, A Mystic In the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer’s 2018 European tour took her to France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, the Slovak Republic, the Ukraine, and Poland. She is the founder of Musforum, www.musforum.org an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work.  Ms. Archer is college organist at Vassar College, and director of the music program at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she conducts the Barnard-Columbia Chorus and is a member of the faculty of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. She serves as director of the artist and young organ artist recitals at historic Central Synagogue, New York City.

What: Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert

When: Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

Where: Cathedral of St. Mary, 100 W 21st Street, Cheyenne, WY, 82001

Tickets + Info: Please contact the church at 307.635.9261 or visit StMaryCathedral.com.  

 

Program:

Praeludium in g minor BWV 149  Dieterich Buxtehude  (1637-1707)

An Wasserflussen Babylon BWV 653 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata et Fuga in D minor (Dorian) BWV 538 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sechs Fugen Uber den Namen Bach Op. 60, No. 5  Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Prelude for Organ in F Major Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

Sechs Fugen Uber den Namen Bach Op. 60, No. 6   Robert Schumann

Dust and Shadow  Judith Shatin  (b. 1949) **Commissioned by Gail Archer, Fall, 2017** 

Elegy Mary Howe (1882-1964)

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott Op. 27 Max Reger (1873-1916)

 

About Gail Archer:

Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor, and lecturer who draws attention to composer anniversaries or musical themes with her annual recital series including Max Reger, The Muse’s Voice, An American Idyll, Liszt, Bach, Mendelssohn, and Messiaen.  Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen for the centennial of the composer’s birth in 2008; Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as “Best of 2008” of classical music and opera.  Her recordings include her September 2017 CD A Russian Journey,  The Muse’s Voice, Franz Liszt:  A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent GeniusAn American Idyll, A Mystic In the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer’s 2018 European tour took her to France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, the Slovak Republic, the Ukraine, and Poland. She is the founder of Musforum, www.musforum.org an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work.  Ms. Archer is college organist at Vassar College, and director of the music program at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she conducts the Barnard-Columbia Chorus and is a member of the faculty of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. She serves as director of the artist and young organ artist recitals at historic Central Synagogue, New York City.

What: Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert

When: Sunday, October 21, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Where: Congregational Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT, 06119

Tickets + Info: Please contact the synagogue at 860.233.8215 or visit cbict.org

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