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Wednesday August 1, 2018 4:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Sacred Choral Music from Renaissance Spain
Trinity Church Boston, 206 Clarendon St
Cost: Free
Performing: Early Music Academy Boston, Andrew Carwood, Janet Coxwell, David Woodcock, directors
 
Details: The 40-voice choir of Early Music Academy Boston presents a free half-hour "mini" concert of music by Victoria, Guerrero, Vivanco, and Padilla to promote their upcoming full-length gala concert to be held on August 3 at Saint John's Seminary.
Works by Victoria, Guerrero, Vivanco, Padilla
Contact: office@earlymusicacademyboston.org
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Friday August 3, 2018 7:30 PM -   Brighton, MA
Sacred Choral Music from Renaissance Spain
Saint John's Seminary Chapel, 127 Lake Street
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Early Music Academy Boston, Andrew Carwood, Janet Coxwell, David Woodcock, directors
 
Details: The 40-voice choir of Early Music Academy Boston wraps up its week of intensive work guided by tutors Andrew Carwood, Janet Coxwell, and David Woodcock with a gala concert of music by Victoria, Guerrero, Vivanco, and Padilla in the beautiful and resonant chapel at Saint John's Seminary. Featured works include the Victoria Requiem for 6 voices, and Guerrero's magnificent Duo Seraphim for 12 voices, among others.
Works by Victoria, Guerrero, Vivanco, Padilla
Contact: office@earlymusicacademyboston.org
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Tuesday August 7, 2018 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Chelsea Chen returns to the mighty Kotzschmar organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - Students $15, 12 and under free
Performing: Chelsea Chen
Tuesday August 7, 2018
Details: Chelsea Chen has electrified audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia in venues such as Singapore’s Esplanade, Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre, Kishinev’s National Organ Hall, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. As a composer she is broadening the classical organ repertoire with her own works based on Asian folksongs. Known for her diverse repertoire, her last concert in Portland featured the well-known “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by J.S. Bach, a selection of her own compositions, the “Super Mario Fantasia” based on music from the popular video game, as well as jazz standards from Duke Ellington, Ben Bernie, and George Gershwin. Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. Tickets available through the PortTIX box office, porttix.com, 207-842-0800
Works by Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/chelsea-chen/
  Contact: info@foko.org
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Saturday August 11, 2018 10:00 AM -   Portland, ME
Free Tours and Concerts of the Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Maine Organists
Saturday August 11, 2018
Details: Have you ever walked through an organ before? Now's your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists on our website. 10am-4pm. Come for one of the scheduled tours and hear local organists play the Kotzschmar! Tours: 12:00pm and 4:00pm, no reservations required, just show up. A FREE event – donations greatly appreciated. All ages welcome!
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/kotzschmar-organ-day/
  Contact: info@foko.org
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Tuesday August 14, 2018 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Back by Popular Demand, Nathan Avakian Returns
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - $15 Students, 12 and under free
Performing: Nathan Avakian
Tuesday August 14, 2018
Details: Join Nathan Avakian as he performs once again on the Kotzschmar Organ. Nathan Avakian is a modern theater organist who combines the artistry of an organ concert, the high energy of rock and roll and the creativity of short modern day silent films to create a multi-media experience that is not to be missed! Renowned for his tasteful blending of twenty-first century virtual instrument technology with theatre organ music, Nathan creates performances that satisfy contemporary musical tastes and pay tribute to the historical legacy of the theatre organ. When last in Portland, he thrilled audiences with selections from the popular film “Slumdog Millionaire” as well as works from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the Charlie Daniels Band, and Queen as well as some of his own compositions. Appropriate for all ages, this concert will offer something for everyone.   Join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. Tickets at Porttix.com
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/nathan-avakian/
  Contact: www.porttix.com/kotzschmar-organ
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Wednesday August 15, 2018 9:00 AM -   Orleans, MA
Gregorian Chant Retreat
Community of Jesus, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $350; Sr/Stu: $
Performing: Community of Jesus
 
Details: Attend a three-day Gregorian Chant retreat, August 15-18, at the Community of Jesus in Orleans, MA. Explore some of the richest repertoire of Gregorian chant found in chants throughout the liturgical year,and discover this ever-relevant form of conversation through sung prayer. Highlights Include: - Chant instruction for all experience levels - Singing Gregorian Chant in the breathtaking Church of the Transfiguration where chant services are sung daily - Lovely meals and accommodations overlooking Cape Cod Bay Cost: $350 including 3 days of accommodations and gourmet meals
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Tuesday August 21, 2018 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Come Hear America's Premier Concert Organist
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - $15 Students, 12 and under free
Performing: Walt Strony
Tuesday August 21, 2018
Details: Walt Strony is one of America's premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theatre and classical organ. Theater organists are known for announcing their program from the stage and adapting their repertoire to compliment the individual nature of the variety of instruments that they play. Walt Strony is the only living organist to have been twice voted "Organist of the Year" by the American Theatre Organ Society - in 1991 and 1993. In 2011, he was inducted into the ATOS "Hall of Fame." His performance in Portland on the Kotzschmar organ promises to surprise and delight all who attend! Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. Tickets available through the PortTIX box office, porttix.com, 207-842-0800.
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/walt-strony/
  Contact: info@foko.org
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Friday August 24, 2018 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Gloriae Dei Cantores presents Part's Passio
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $35; Sr/Stu: $30 - free for students and 18 and under
Performing: Gloriae Dei Cantores
 
Details: Celebrating thirty years of choral artistry, Gloriæ Dei Cantores invites you to join them in concert, August 24 & 25, featuring Arvo Pärt’s Passio with guest soloists and orchestra. Performances will take place at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA at 7:30PM; Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. For tickets, call 508-240-2400 or purchase online at gdcchoir.org.
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Saturday August 25, 2018 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Gloriae Dei Cantores presents Part's Passio
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $35; Sr/Stu: $30 - free for students and 18 and under
Performing: Gloriae Dei Cantores
 
Details: Celebrating thirty years of choral artistry, Gloriæ Dei Cantores invites you to join them in concert, August 24 & 25, featuring Arvo Pärt’s Passio with guest soloists and orchestra. Performances will take place at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, MA at 7:30PM; Pre-concert lectures at 6:45PM. \r\n\r\nFor tickets, call 508-240-2400 or purchase online at gdcchoir.org.
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Tuesday August 28, 2018 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Portland's Newest Municipal Organist Returns for his Second Concert
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - $15 Students, 12 and under free
Performing: James Kennerley, Kotzschmar Festival Brass
Tuesday August 28, 2018
Details: Following his dynamic debut concert, James Kennerley, Portland's 11th Municipal Organist, returns to the Merrill Stage to explore the powerful musical combinations of the Kotzschmar Organ and brass. Join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. Tickets available through the PortTIX box office, porttix.com, 207-842-0800.
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/kennerley-and-brass/
  Contact: info@foko.org
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Saturday September 1, 2018 10:00 AM -   Boston, MA
Master class
First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Christa Rakich, Christian Lane, and Martin Schmeding
 
Details: As the opening event of the Boston Bach International Organ Competition, jury members Christian Lane, Christa Rakich, and Martin Schmeding will offer a master class at First Lutheran Church.
Bio: www.bbioc.org
  Contact: Cheryl Ryder or Jonathan Wessler
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Saturday September 15, 2018 1:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Bernstein Dancing Estonian Folk
Old South Church (Sanctuary), 645 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $16; Sr/Stu: $8Students - Tickets at door only.
Performing: Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
 
Details: Featuring pianist Bianca Oglice and singers Hailey Fuqua and Ethan Bremner, the FCO, in its 11th season, performs works by Beethoven, Mozart, Bernstein, Donizetti, and Estonian Eduard Tubin! Dear Organist Friends and Organ-loving Colleagues, The program includes Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C, “Linz,” Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Bernstein duets from West Side Story and Candide, Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore” duet, and Eduard Tubin’s Estonian Dance Suite (1938), a short piece full of color and character .The Freisinger Chamber Orchestra presents only one concert per season, featuring an orchestra of young and emerging professionals who perform at a very high level. Many audience members return frequently, highly impressed by the enthusiasm and musicality of the group. Our established Boston-based soloists are very fine. Suggested admission: $16/$8 students. Organists may pay whatever they'd like. Old South Church offers 850 seats, so please spread the word, and c
Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Bernstein, Donizetti, Eduard Tubin
Bio: http://FreisingerChamberOrchestra.org
  Contact: Peter: 917-405-8580
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Saturday September 15, 2018 1:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Bernstein Dancing Estonian Folk
Old South Church (Sanctuary), 645 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $16; Sr/Stu: $8Students - Tickets at door only.
Performing: Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
 
Details: Featuring pianist Bianca Oglice and singers Hailey Fuqua and Ethan Bremner, the FCO, in its 11th season, performs works by Beethoven, Mozart, Bernstein, Donizetti, and Estonian Eduard Tubin!\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nDear Organist Friends and Organ-loving Colleagues,\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nThe program includes Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C, “Linz,” Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Bernstein duets from West Side Story and Candide, Donizetti “L’elisir” duet, and Eduard Tubin’s Estonian Dances (1938), a short piece full of color and character. The FCO presents only one concert per season, featuring an orchestra of young and emerging professionals who perform at a very high level. Many audience members return frequently, highly impressed by the enthusiasm and musicality of the group. Our established Boston-based soloists are very fine. Suggested admission: $16/$8 students. Organists may pay whatever. Old South=850 seats; please spread the word; welcome! PeterFreisinger.c
Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Bernstein, Donizetti, Eduard Tubin
Bio:   Contact: Peter: 917-405-8580
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Saturday September 15, 2018 1:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Bernstein Dancing Estonian Folk
Old South Church (Sanctuary), 645 Boylston St. (Copley Square)
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $16; Sr/Stu: $8Students - Tickets at door only.
Performing: Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
 
Details: Featuring pianist Bianca Oglice and singers Hailey Fuqua and Ethan Bremner, the FCO, in its 11th season, performs works by Beethoven, Mozart, Bernstein, Donizetti, and Estonian Eduard Tubin! Dear Organist Friends and Organ-loving Colleagues, The program includes Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C, “Linz,” Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Bernstein duets from West Side Story and Candide, Donizetti “L’elisir” duet, and Eduard Tubin’s Estonian Dances (1938), a short piece full of color and character. The FCO presents only one concert per season, featuring an orchestra of young and emerging professionals who perform at a very high level. Many audience members return frequently, highly impressed by the enthusiasm and musicality of the group. Our established Boston-based soloists are very fine. Suggested admission: $16/$8 students. Organists may pay whatever. Old South=850 seats; please spread the word; welcome! PeterFreisinger.com
Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Bernstein, Donizetti, Eduard Tubin
Bio:   Contact: Peter: 917-405-8580
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Sunday September 23, 2018 4:00 PM -   Newington, CT
Joshua Stafford, Organist
Church of Christ, Congregational, 1075 Main Street, Newington, Connecticut
Cost: Free
Performing: Joshua Stafford
Sunday September 23, 2018
Details: First Prize winner of the Longwood Gardens Organ Competition. "Technically flawless, yet exceptionally nuanced playing."
OrganInfo: https://pipeorgandatabase.org/OrganDetails.php?OrganID=53054
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Sunday September 30, 2018 4:00 PM -   Haverhill, MA
Jackson Borges on the Aeolian-Skinner Opus 998
Trinity Episcopal Church, 26 White Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Jackson Borges
 
Details: Trinity Episcopal Church is pleased to announce an organ recital on its Aeolian-Skinner organ provided by Jackson Borges. Mr. Borges is a very active recitalist throughout the US. (www.jacksonborges.com/html) Please visit the church website for history and description of Opus 998 designed by D.Donald Harrison(www.trinityhaverhill.org/mission/music-at-trinity/aeolian-skinner-organ)
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Sunday March 10, 2019 4:00 PM -   Newington, CT
Peter Niedmann, Organist
Church of Christ, Congregational, 1075 Main Street, Newington, Connecticut
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Peter Niedmann, Organist
Sunday March 10, 2019
Details: Peter Niedmann, prize winner AGO National Improvisation Competition. Music of Bach, Vierne, Wammes, and more.
Works by Bach, Vierne, Wammes, more
Bio: http://www.peterniedmann.com/bio/
  Contact: 860-666-4689
  OrganInfo: https://pipeorgandatabase.org/OrganDetails.php?OrganID=53054
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