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September 2009

September 9 — Wednesday

1:15 pm. Daniel Pincus, tenor; Gwendolyn Toth, fortepiano. "To the Distant Beloved." Mr. Pincus sings Beethoven’s song cycle An Die Ferne Geliebte (To the Distant Beloved), and songs by Franz Schubert, including Im Abendrot, An Sylvia, and others. Chapel – St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave./51st St. Free. (212) 967-9157. Handicapped accessible facility

September 13 — Sunday

4:45 pm. Stephen Hamilton (New York City), organ. Cathedral of St. Patrick, Fifth Avenue/51st St. Free. (212) 753-2261 x245. Handicapped accessible facility

5:15 pm. Bruce Neswick (Dir. of Music), 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. Kevin Kwan (Assistant 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

September 15 — Tuesday

12:30 pm. Midday Music Concert: Zoe Hassman, cello. Harold Schiffman's Suite from Wake, A Remembrance of 9/11. Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th St. $5 sugg. donation. 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

8:00 pm. Paul Jacobs (Chair, Organ Dept.), organist. Bach: Six trio sonatas for organ, BWV 525-530. Paul Recital Hall – The Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza. Free tickets available starting 8 September at the box office. (212) 799-5000, ext. 235. Handicapped accessible facility

September 16 — Wednesday

7:30 pm. Kent Tritle (Dir. of Music), organist. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E Minor ("The Wedge"), and works by Buxtehude, Mendelssohn and Guilmant. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Park Ave./84th St. $20 ($15 students & seniors). (212) 288-2520. Handicapped accessible facility (restrooms not handicapped-accessible).

September 17 — Thursday

7:30 pm. King's College Choir (London); David Trendell, conductor. Works include Alonso Lobo’s Missa Simile est regnum caelorum, Bach’s motet Singet dem Herren, as well as music by Rogier, Byrd, Clemens non Papa and Daniel-Lesur. St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave./51st St. $25 ($15 students & seniors). (212) 378-0248. Handicapped accessible facility

September 20 — Sunday

3:30 pm. MOREMusic Series: Martin Herchenröder (Siegen University, Germany), organist. J.S. Bach: Passacaglia BWV 582, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele BWV 654; Brahms: Fugue in A flat major; Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 2 in C minor; Buxtehude: Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C Major BuxWV 137; Herchenröder, Toccata and Lament (2008). Church of St. Thomas More, 50 East 89th Street. Free. (212) 876-7718.

5:15 pm. Timothy Brumfield (Assoc. Organist-Choirmaster), organist. (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. Joel Bacon (Fort Collins, Colo.), organist. (Following Choral Evensong at 4:00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. (212) 757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

September 22 — Tuesday

12:30 pm. Midday Music Concert: Claudia Dumschat (Dir. of Music), organ. Watermusic. Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th St. $5 sugg. donation. 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

September 23 — Wednesday

1:15 pm. "Crime and Punishment." Ensemble Viscera explores the jacara in its
various guises, as well as other songs and pieces associated with the criminal element of Golden Age Spain. Performers will be Grant Herreid, voice, guitar and vihuela; Daniel Swenberg, guitar and theorbo; Paul Shipper, voice, guitar and percussion; Charles Weaver, voice and guitar; and Nell Snaidas, voice and guitar. Chapel – St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave./51st St. Free. (212) 967-9157. Handicapped accessible facility

September 27 — Sunday

3:00 pm. Andrew Henderson (Dir. of Music & Organist), organist. Bach: 'St. Anne' Prelude & Fugue; Buxtehude: Te Deum; Paulus: Triptych; Duruflé: Suite. Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave./73rd St. Sugg. donation: $15 ($10 students & seniors). (212) 288-8920. Handicapped accessible facility

3:00 pm. Felix Hell, organist. St. Teresa Catholic Church, 1634 Victory Blvd., Staten Island. Free will offering. (718) 442-5412. Handicapped accessible facility

5:15 pm. James Wetzel (Organ Scholar), organist. (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), organist. (Following Choral Evensong at 4:00 pm.) St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Fifth Ave./53rd St. Free. (212) 757-7013 x303. Handicapped accessible facility

7:00 pm. "The Love of Music and the Music of Love: Reflections from the Keyboard.” Bishop Michael Marshall, pianist and lecturer; Gretchen Pusch, flautist. A variety of repertoire interspersed with reflections and commentary by Bishop Marshall. Church of the Heavenly Rest, Fifth Ave./90th St. Church Benefit: $20 general; $50 preferred seating; $100 preferred seating and reception with Bishop Marshall. (212) 289-3400. Handicapped accessible facility

September 29 — Tuesday

12:30 pm. Midday Music Concert: Duo Marchand: Marcia Young, soprano; Andy Rutherford, lute. Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th St. $5 sugg. donation. 212-684-4174. Handicapped accessible facility

September 30 — Wednesday

1:15 pm. "From the Vatican to Versailles." Anima will perform works by Stefano Landi, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Luigi Rossi. Performers will be Beth Anne Hatton, soprano; Vita Wallace, baroque violin; Christa Patton, baroque harp; and Motomi Igarashi, viola da gamba and lirone. Chapel – St. Bartholomew's Church, Park Ave./51st St. Free. (212) 967-9157. Handicapped accessible facility