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FEBRUARY 2018
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.

February 2 – Friday

6:15 pm. Rush-Hour Recital. David Boeckh (Oberlin Organ Intern), organ. Brick Presbyterian Church, 1140 Park Ave./91st St. Free. 212-289-4400. Handicapped accessible facility

7:00 pm. Henry Lee (Dir. of Music), organ. Second Inaugural Recital of the Augustana Organ. Works by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Franck, Shearing, and Manz. Grace Lutheran Church, 31-20 21st Ave., Astoria (Queens). Free-will offering. 718-728-0093.

February 6 – Tuesday

7:30 pm. Kent Tritle (Dir. of Cathedral Music), organ. Marchand: Grand Dialogue; de Grigny: Recit de Tierce en taille; Couperin: Offertoire from Convent Mass; Alain: Le Jardin Suspendu and Litanies; Guilmant: Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 80. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. Tickets: $25. Handicapped accessible facility

February 9 – Friday

7:30 pm. Claudia Dumschat (Dir. of Music), organ. French Romantics. Franck: Choral #1, Cantabile, Piece Héroique; Vierne: Naïades; Widor: Andante Sostenuto from Gothic Symphony and Allegro from Symphony No. 6. Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th St.  $25 ($16 students & senior). 917-825-7504. Handicapped accessible facility

February 11 – Sunday
5:00 pm. David Briggs (Artist-in-Residence), 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

February 13 – Tuesday

12:30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Roman Krasnovsky (Tel Aviv, Israel), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

February 18 – Sunday

3:00 pm. Renée Anne Louprette (New York City), organ. St. Ignatius Loyola R.C. Church, 980 Park Ave./84th St. Tickets: $25. 212-288-2520. Handicapped accessible facility

5:15 pm. Benjamin Sheen (Assoc. 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

February 19 – Monday (Presidents Day)

All day, beginning at 9.15 am. The Annual Presidents Day Conference of the NYC Chapter AGO. Featuring the Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra, with Jonathan Ambrosino, Avi Stein, Peter Sykes, Julian Wachner and others. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. NYC Chapter AGO Event. Free to NYC Chapter members; general admission $40 at the door. Handicapped accessible facility

10.00 am. Noack Organ Demonstration. Julian Wachner (Dir. of Music) and Jonathan Ambrosino (Consultant). St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility

12:00 pm. Trinity Baroque Orchestra and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street featuring soloists Molly Netter, Sarah Brailey, Clifton Massey, Stephen Sands, and Jonathan Woody; Julian Wachner, conductor. Duruflé: Messe cum Jubilo; Bach: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29; Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal in das Reich Gottes eingehen, BWV 146. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

2:30 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Peter Sykes (Boston University and The Juilliard School), organ. Works by Buxtehude, Brahms, Caumont, and Bach. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

February 20 – Tuesday

1:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Frederick Jodry (Brown University), organ. Works by Grigny, Franck, and Duruflé. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

February 21 –  Wednesday

1:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Nathan Laube (Eastman School of Music), organ. Works by Bach, Bruhns, Mendelssohn, and Cabanilles. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

5:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Katelyn Emerson (Church of the Advent, Boston), organ. Works by Muffat, Bach, and Duruflé. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

February 22 –  Thursday

1:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Paul Jacobs (The Juilliard School), organ, with NOVUS NY, Julian Wachner, conductor. Organ Concerti of Poulenc, Wachner, and Rouse. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

February 23 –  Friday

1:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Duo Majoya – Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger, organists. Organ duets by Mozart, Schubert, Kloppers, Albrechtsberger, and Wachner. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

7:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Silent Movie: Harold Lloyd in Speedy, with Peter Krasinski, organ. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility

February 24 – Saturday

1:00 pm. St. Paul's Organ Inauguration. Trinity Baroque Orchestra and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street featuring soloists Molly Netter, Sarah Brailey, Clifton Massey, Stephen Sands, and Jonathan Woody; Julian Wachner, conductor. Bach: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80; Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31; Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582. St. Paul's Chapel – Trinity Parish, 209 Broadway/Fulton St. Free. 212-602-0800. Handicapped accessible facility Streamed live via trinitywallstreet.org/

3:30 pm. John Randolph Memorial Concert. Artists/Performers: Gregory D'Agostino, George Davey, Claudia Dumschat, Michael Kaminski, Paul-Martin Maki, Maria Rayzvasser, and Federico Teti. Works by Vierne, Bossi, Fletcher, Duruflé, Franck, Widor and J.S. Bach. St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St., Brooklyn. Free. 718-875-6960. Handicapped accessible facility

7:30 pm. Improvisation Festival. David Briggs (Artist in Residence), organ. Mr. Briggs will improvise the soundtrack to the epic 1927 silent movie, The King of Kings. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave./112th St. NYC Chapter AGO Event. Free to NYC Chapter members; general admission $20. Handicapped accessible facility

February 26 – Monday

12:30 pm. Lenten Organ Recital Series. Bryan Dunnewald (Philadelphia, Pa.), organ. Marble Collegiate Church, 1 W. 29th St./Fifth Ave. Free. 212-686-2700. Handicapped accessible facility

7:00 pm. Stephen Tharp (Artist-in-Residence), organ. Dupré: The Stations of the Cross. Stephen de Francesco will recite Paul Claudel's poems. St. James' Episcopal Church, 865 Madison Ave./71st St. Free. 212-774-4200. Handicapped accessible facility

February 27 – Tuesday

12:30 pm. Prism Concert Series. Students from The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), organ. Central Synagogue, 652 Lexington Ave./55th St. Free. 212-838-5123. Handicapped accessible facility

7:30 pm. David Briggs (New York City), organ. Works by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Briggs, Franck, and Dukas. The programme concludes with an improvised Symphony in Four Movements on themes submitted by the audience. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 30 W. 16th St. Free-will offering. 212-627-2100 ext 202. Handicapped accessible facility